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Posted By: MartinRyan
06-Jan-09 - 12:46 PM
Thread Name: BS: Birdwatching 2009
Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
Blackbelt's story reminds me of emerging from a pub late one night in the Irish midlands and hearing what seemed to be an endless stream of whimbrel overhead, keeping in contact with low whistles as they headed north on migration. Such moments are, indeed magic.

I'll try to keep a "house list" this year for the thread - I promise!

Regards

p.s. In much of Ireland, whimbrel are still often known as "maybirds" as they are mainly spotted in late April, early May.