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  • About clydebirder
    Biography
    I have been birdwatching since I was around 5 years old and still get immense pleasure from birding.
    Location
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Interests
    Bird Watching, Nature Photography, Working on my web site.
    Occupation
    Work in the Halls Dept at SECC, Glasgow
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  • Last Activity: 06-09-17 05:12 PM
  • Join Date: 08-02-09
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Posted 01-01-10 at 02:50 PM by clydebirder Comments 1
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Made another trip down to Far Ings on south side of the Humber Bridge, it has large reed beds and many areas of open water and good selection of hides. The weather was bitterly cold with light snow showers and heavy frost, most open water areas were frozen over.

Birds seen over the three days at Far Ings LWT and Waters Edge Country Park (28 - 30 December 2009).

Little Grebe
Cormorant
Grey Heron
Mute Swan
Greylag Goose
Gadwall
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Posted 20-12-09 at 07:38 PM by clydebirder Comments 3
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After what seemed like a very long time I finaly managed to get a couple of days to myself. I visited a friend in Barton-upon-humber for a couple of days and got back at 1am this morning after a gruelling 8 hour drive in arctic conditions.

Far Ings is a superb reserve near the south side of the Humber Bridge, it has large reed beds and many areas of open water and good selection of hides. The weather was bitterly cold with light snow showers and heavy frost.

Birds seen...

Posted 29-10-09 at 09:52 PM by clydebirder Comments 4
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Hi all

Just a quick post to let you know I haven't dissapeared off the fce of the earth it's in to the busy period at work and Im either workin or sleepin it will be like this until the end of November, so I will be back.

Also working on a couple of ID articles including the Mediterranean Gull so will post them as soon as I can.

cheers, John

Posted 08-10-09 at 07:59 PM by clydebirder Comments 3
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Decided to hop on the train to Cardross, hadn't been for a while. Arrived at 9.20am and headed west along the shore to view the adjacent farmland fields, seen Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Linnet, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Reed Bunting, Dunnock, House Sparrow, Starling, Blackbird, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow, Rook, Jackdaw and Magpie there.
I then headed back towards Cardross and seen Pied Wagatail, Redshank, Curlew Lapwing, Red-breasted Merganser, Mallard, Wigeon, Great Black-backed Gull,...

Posted 21-09-09 at 03:42 AM by clydebirder Comments 0
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I'm in the middle of a nightshift from hell, had to take a break before I collapsed Earlier today had great views of a male Kingfisher, did I have my camera with me...no I was at Glasgow Botanic Gardens with my daughter and we walked along the River Kelvin when we seen the Kingfisher, also seen Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Raven, a couple of nice Grey Wagtails and when we sat down at the river I had a Grey Squirrel sitting on my knee hoping I had food with me, after a while it gave...
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A good list John,well...
Posted 01-01-10 at 04:43 PM by Twitcheruth Twitcheruth is offline
Thanks Ruth & Alan'...
Posted 21-12-09 at 12:47 PM by clydebirder clydebirder is offline
Hi John, sounds like...
Posted 21-12-09 at 10:01 AM by alanjns alanjns is offline
That's quite a tally...
Posted 21-12-09 at 09:34 AM by Twitcheruth Twitcheruth is offline
Work does get in the...
Posted 31-10-09 at 12:27 PM by Neil Rigby Neil Rigby is offline

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