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One June day in the Plantation?

Posted on December 3, 2008 at 2:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Sweet dreams are made of these...

Also, now its gull season, make sure you can identify cachs in all plumages..... 2nd cal. yr birds like this one can be tricky...

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Wave-sealing Orcas

Posted on December 3, 2008 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

If these things ever grow opposable flippers then we are all f*cked....

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East Anglia

Posted on September 22, 2008 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (1)
Thanks to Mark Golley for this link, East Anglia forever (well, until sea level rise).................


stand up, sprosser tossers!

Posted on July 17, 2008 at 1:46 PM Comments comments (6)

Right, much as it pains us, we've been driven to briefly resurrect the "blog" in order to try and restore some sanity to webo-land. Lips have been bitten, confused eyebrows raised, and now things are now getting out of hand. Just what the hell's going on with this venomous backlash against birding slang?

It started here, and now it's spread to here...

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Video birding

Posted on January 20, 2008 at 2:46 PM Comments comments (1)

Its winter, you probably noticed already. Thus, tiz the season for looking at videos on the internet and not even contemplating any real birding. With this in mind, we present to you a series of offerings that you can't afford not to see...

So maybe that'll mak...

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Posted on January 20, 2008 at 2:41 PM Comments comments (0)


we also recomend this, a lot.

Orcas wave sealing

Posted on January 3, 2008 at 1:34 PM Comments comments (0)

one day this will be June in the Plantation....

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Connecticut Warbler in Central Park

Posted on January 3, 2008 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

This is all we ever wanted, and not just for Xmas.....


If these things grow opposable flippers then we're proper f*cked

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Quizz Results

Posted on October 27, 2007 at 11:03 AM Comments comments (0)

The moment you have all been waiting for:

1. transitional plumaged Temminck's Horned Lark (Western Sahara, Morocco, March 2006).

2. Cassin's Auklet pullus (California, USA May 2001)

3. Yellow-browed Warbler (Lundy, UK, October 2005) 

4. adult male Rufous-bellied Euphonia - thats the alula, not the bill.. (Mato Grosso, Brazil, June, 2006)

5. Rufous-eared Warbler

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Annual Snickers

Posted on September 25, 2007 at 5:54 AM Comments comments (0)

Everyone loves ID quizzes, its scientifically proven. Here we present, as a one-off, the hardest ID quiz there has ever been in the history of ornithology. If you get more than four correct then you get to become ID consultant to the Queen.

Please post your answers at the bottom of the page, the eventual winner will receive a certificate signed by someone important and a years subscription to our website. All the best of luck....


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