Friday, 14 March 2014

Review time

Time to take stock at the start of my mini-break. I've been trying to transfer my "old school" Bird Recorder programme to my new lap-top without success! The problem is I initially loaded it on floppy disc in the 80's! So I don't have the software. However, it has been transferred once but I no longer have the contact that did it.

I've bought the new version and transferred my records, so they are safe BUT I much prefer the format and simplicity of the old system. Trouble is if I continue to record on the old lap-top and it blows? If you know anyone who might be able to help transfer it I'd love to hear from you.

Just thought I'd share that with you...

Back to Birding.

The day started well with a garden lifer in the form of a fly-over Golden Plover, heard long before it eventually came into view. 

Next a trip north of With' to Sands-le-Mere campsite to see if the male Goosander I'd seen from the bus yesterday was still wasn't, but a fine Redwing was a nice bonus...

Next to "the sewage". Still no luck with the Grey Wag' or the 2 Stonechats Phil had seen a couple of days previous. So, lets see what's on the sea!

Gannets (P.90, H.56) at last! I reckon I saw at least 6.

I was going to go down Pat' Haven for high tide mid-afternoon but the wind picked up so I wimped out and went home to try and catch up with some long overdue tasks.

1 comment:

Barry Bishop said...

I have a floppy disc reader you can connect via a usb link.
Let me know if you want to borrow it.