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  1. derekaaron
    01-09-09 08:18 AM - permalink
    derekaaron
    hi
    Whats a digiscope?
    Is it a telescope with a camera on the end?

    regards
    derek
  2. clydebirder
    02-08-09 08:13 PM - permalink
    clydebirder
    Hi Bassist, sorry I just noticed this post. I stay in a 1 bedroom flat 16 floors up in a high rise building so not much space for a tent . I've got 2 airbeds and a floor in the living room tho
  3. amanda
    05-07-09 10:31 AM - permalink
    amanda
    Hi bassist,just wanted to lell you it's funny hearing you talk about the Ribble all the time.I lived in a mill house next to the river at Langcliffe,the water that fed of the river ran through our garden(olden days it was a corn mill run by a water wheel)The river was just over the garden wall,i allways think of the River Ribble as mine!
  4. Neil Rigby
    29-03-09 06:58 PM - permalink
    Neil Rigby
    Hi Bassist, Thanks for the posts so far. Please keep us posted about your local patch.

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    Love to do a bit of birding now and again,it fits in well with my passion for collecting driftwood.
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    Preston, Lancashire
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    Re my name, the bass guitar, ferrets, driftwood fine ale and beautiful interesting women...

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Posted 19-01-10 at 03:44 PM by bassist Comments 2
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The name is mine for a place where i first met alan and half killed him !!!!!!! through dehydration,heatstroke and general exhaustion heehehehehe.Its on the ribble near preston docks and borders a canal,fields,a tip,a small marsh and small patches of woodland a great variety of habitats.Its a place i often go to for solitude and just to reflect and of course watch birds ...here is a list of what i saw today buzzard,kestrel,carrion crow,snipe,shelduck,mallard.great,blue, coal and...

Posted 12-07-09 at 11:30 AM by bassist Comments 2
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Only had chance 2 use it twice due to the bad weather recently,but am well impressed with it to say the least..the images are bright and sharp even on full zoom.Though have to say! keep needing to give my eyes a rest after a while,maybe thats because i am long sighted and need glasses short up, i really do not know.First time i used it i spotted a pair of common sandpiper that you could not see with my bins as they were too far away....makes me wonder what i have missed for the past 12 years without...

Posted 10-05-09 at 04:17 PM by bassist Comments 0
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On and around the river ribble,have seen the following in the last 2 days.!Snipe,wheatear,corn bunting sort of sure?,skylark,lapwing,shellduck,oystercatcher,swif t,swallow,sand martin,widgeon,canada geese,cormorant,goosander,great crested grebe,nuthatch,greylag geese,goldfinch,muteswan,various tits,gulls,....all within an half hour cycling distance from my flat.!Peace.!P.S also explored (courtesy of google earth!) a large pond ,that had obviously been set up to keep the wildfowl there for when...
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