Thursday, 25 October 2012

Scaup Prospect Place

A couple of pix of two of the imm drakes on 23rd Oct - cropped and poor light. U can see the lower one just showing a couple of grey male feathers.







EGBR 2011

I now have the 2011 EGBR proof from the printer - looks great. Just calling in to see him 2moro then the press starts rolling.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Newly published book for sale

GBC member Colin Richards has just published a book entitled "Dotterel Days" relating to his love afair with this enigmatic bird from the mid 1990's to the present day. The book is basically a pictorial montage of all aspects of it's life record by Colin over 2 decades. Click HERE to see a flyer and an order form [direct from Colin].

Monday, 15 October 2012

Canvases for sale

Calling all you budding artists out there. A friend of mine has recently undertaken a house clearance. In the garage he found some high quality stretched canvases. These are suitable for oil/acrylic painting. The sizes are as follows:
 
No.        Approx size

1 -            35 x 50cm      

2 -            30 x 91cm      

3 -            40 x 50cm      

1 -            60 x 91cm      

3 -            76 x 76cm      

2 -            76 x101cm     

2 -            76 x121cm   
  
Any reasonable offers accepted.
Contact:
Alan 01443 841555/07906558489

Friday, 12 October 2012

2011 East Glam Bird Report

..... is nearly finished! Just one article which is being e-mailed to me Sun p.m. and I will be taking it to the printers on Tues. I would like to say a huge thanks to all involved in getting it into shape, esp. as it's the 50th edition, the 'team' being:
Me!!!
David Gilmore [recorder & GRC, data accuracy, foreword, historical articles]
Richard Smith [photo editor]
Joek Roex [typography & layout advice & proof reading]
Colin Richards & South Wales Peregrine Monitoring Group [Peregrine report], {and drawings from Colin}
Paul Parsons [drawings]
and the following section writers:
Daniel Jenkins-Jones [wildfowl plus WeBS report]
Richard Smith [raptors]
Alan Rosney [spot fly to starling plus weather report]
Graham Tierney [doves to peckers]
Wayne Morris [plus BTO report]
Rob & Linda Nottage [divers to herons]
Viola Ross-Smith [Flat Holm report]
Rich Facey [Cardiff ringing report & non-gull Flat Holm data]
Peter Howlett [Glam ringing report]
David Carrington [KNNR ringing report]
Peter Morgan [obituary for Dave Bull]

I did waders, gulls, finches & buntings, larks to wagtails, dipper to thrushes, water rail coot moorhen and game birds - phew!
Thank you everyone :-) - I hope I have not forgotten anyone.

It's down to Nick and CopyPrint now ......
Don't forget the launch event on 20th Nov - to include free refreshments courtesy of Mrs Wilson of the famed Exceedingly Good Cakes :-)

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

INDOOR MEETING TONIGHT

TONIGHT 07:45 P.M. "SCANDINAVIA TO THE BALKANS" HD BVIDEO & STILLS BY PAUL BOWDEN. FIRST INDOOR MEETING OF THE SEASON.