Monthly Archives: December 2012

Top posting during 2012…

Who would have thought? This was the real surprise top posting of 2012. An article with no photos, about a common bird species already renowned for its varied vocal repertoire. And yet… Jochen noticed something. His observation galvanised folk from all over Europe to report similar experiences. 16 … Continue reading

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Caspian Gull number 5

Neepsend again Our local Caspian Gull fest in Sheffield added another yesterday. Andy Deighton saw this 3rd winter type briefly yesterday. That makes 5 different birds in the space of a month. Hope this one hangs around for the big foot it

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2nd place: Top Posts in 2012

Swarovski ATX and Digiscoping In 2nd place- this hugely popular post on digiscoping and the new Swarovski ATX telescope range.  In 3rd place the most viewed post was World Launch: Swarovski, Hungary. With the popularity and interest in these 2 posts, a new page has been added to Birding Frontiers and … Continue reading

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3rd Place – Top Posts 2012

Actually and honestly it was the 5th most popular post. However with 2nd  and 4th most  popular posts being very similar and the 3rd most popular post was the Birding Frontiers Team here and then here (don’t want to give them inflated heads) ; )  so here’s the … Continue reading

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Thank You and Happy New Year

2012 was a blast! On behalf of the Birding Frontiers team. Thank You! 2012 has been a fun year. We are finishing with over 40,000 views in December 2012- the highest hit rate since the blog began in August 2010. … Continue reading

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Wishing for You…

A very special Christmas Season starting today and continuing all through 2013 Snow and Colours. Puffins in pre-breeding, err… disputatious mood, on Hornøya , Arctic Norway by Tormod Amundsen  

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Jochen Dierschke – Top Team Moments 2012

My bird of the year was undoubtedly the Eastern Crowned Warbler in my garden, although a bit beaten by the Pale-legged Leaf Warbler in Britain a few days later. Such birds occurring in a garden (although on Helgoland every square … Continue reading

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Yoav Perlman – Top Team Moments 2012

My best bird of the year was this cracking Basalt Wheatear (in fact I was with you Martin when taking this image). For me this beauty combines everything necessary to make a bird mythical – rarity, enigma, character – it has … Continue reading

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Dani López-Velasco – Top Team Moments 2012

“Choosing my best bird of 2012 is somewhat difficult, as I´ve been quite lucky this year in terms of seeing both high-quality species and good self-founds. If I had to choose one, I think the bird that I felt most … Continue reading

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