went for a nice walk today with four other birders today at pleimont good fun and some nice birds inculding some skylarks and a peregrine, but then near the end of our walk a well know spotter passing in his car told me about a great northern diver in a bay near by which when i saw it gave me 129 for my frist year (nine months). very pleased and still four days left.
 





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    I hoping this year to improve my knowledge of birds, to help my friends to grow there knowledge of birds, I have sent myself a target of 135 different birds in Guernsey for 2012, try to take better and better photographs and keep my daughter interested in birdwatching and hope to start interesting my son in birdwathing.
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    I am a Birdwatcher who lives in Guernsey Channel Islands.
    I have a Canon 500D camera and i am hoping to be able to but a Sigma 170mm-500mm Lense that i am trying out.

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    I hoping this year to improve my knowledge of birds, to help my friends to grow there knowledge of birds, I have sent myself a target of 135 different birds in Guernsey for 2012, try to take better and better photographs and keep my daughter interested in birdwatching and hope to start interesting my son in birdwathing.
    We are very lucky in Guernsey because we have a lot of different habitats which you can visit all in the same day making it quite easy to see 50 different birds in a morning.
    Some of the best places in Guernsey are the Clarie Mare reserve which is has a good size pond with a nice size reed bed. The colin Best reserve which is a marshy headland area with a nice little bramble lined walk.
    Vale pond which is a larger pond with marsh bed, Silbe nature reserve which is a lovery little wooded walk. the cliffs and headland at pleinmont point which are great all year round and are allways the first point of call for a lots of migrants. Lots of are beaches are also very good.
    Guernsey is just a great place to live and to do birding.