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Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 24th June 2017, 23:30
Replies: 22
Views: 2,883
Posted By bitterntwisted
Liquid paper was, indeed, invented by Mike...

Liquid paper was, indeed, invented by Mike Nesmith's mum... http://www.snopes.com/music/artists/nesmith.asp
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 3rd June 2017, 11:02
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By bitterntwisted
That's a Blackcap.

That's a Blackcap.
Forum: Latest news from the RSPB Saturday 6th May 2017, 14:38
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By bitterntwisted
Amazing how millionaire donors to the...

Amazing how millionaire donors to the Conservative party seem to be above the law......
Forum: Latest news from the RSPB Saturday 6th May 2017, 14:36
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By bitterntwisted
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12330136.Laird_...

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12330136.Laird_buries_graveyard_plan_Glenfiddich_estate_owner_will_not_sell_plot_for_rural_cemetery_extension__apos_at_any_price_apos_/ tells you more about the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By bitterntwisted
Common. Would be unusual for Lesser to perch...

Common. Would be unusual for Lesser to perch right out in the open like that. Learn the song, find a dense load of brambles with the rattle coming from it and be patient. I've never seen a Spring...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th March 2017, 02:25
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By bitterntwisted
Black Kite.

Black Kite.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th February 2017, 22:12
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By bitterntwisted
All Skylark except the right hand end bird, head...

All Skylark except the right hand end bird, head on. That's either Twite or Linnet, I can't tell which.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th January 2017, 20:35
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By bitterntwisted
Agreed this must be a Dwarf Bittern. It's north...

Agreed this must be a Dwarf Bittern. It's north of the mapped range, it seems?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th December 2016, 13:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,928
Posted By bitterntwisted
Are there any other photos of the Kittiwake? It's...

Are there any other photos of the Kittiwake? It's an amazing record. Must be thousands of miles from any previous record.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 11th December 2016, 21:38
Replies: 857
Views: 171,071
Posted By bitterntwisted
Does it get points for migrating? When all other...

Does it get points for migrating? When all other forms are remarkably sedentary?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th December 2016, 14:38
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By bitterntwisted
I think it's in transit from this world to the...

I think it's in transit from this world to the next
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 3rd December 2016, 18:59
Replies: 52
Views: 5,297
Posted By bitterntwisted
Yes, your summary of the pros and cons of the...

Yes, your summary of the pros and cons of the 32mm vs 42mm objective is succinct and correct. If low light is not a big factor, the 32s have the edge. As people age, and especially if they are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th November 2016, 17:03
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By bitterntwisted
278 views and no one else has been confident...

278 views and no one else has been confident enough on this? I can't make it anything other than a Little Stint, and other than the long winged appearance there is nothing wrong for Little Stint...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th November 2016, 00:20
Replies: 123
Views: 12,555
Posted By bitterntwisted
Not me. Several of those who commented...

Not me. Several of those who commented subsequently are birders with reputations, e.g. http://www.limosaholidays.co.uk/leader/Brian-Small/
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 1st November 2016, 23:29
Replies: 123
Views: 12,555
Posted By bitterntwisted
It looks like Little Bunting but the bill looks...

It looks like Little Bunting but the bill looks wrong. Culmen is convex and should be straight or slightly concave in Little Bunting. The ear covert spot suggests Pine Bunting?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 30th October 2016, 23:05
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By bitterntwisted
Why isn't it a Gymnogene?

Why isn't it a Gymnogene?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th October 2016, 18:45
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By bitterntwisted
As well as the call the breast makings clustering...

As well as the call the breast makings clustering to a central spot also points to Meadow pipit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 28th October 2016, 19:09
Replies: 35
Views: 2,467
Posted By bitterntwisted
This anywhere close?......

This anywhere close?... http://www.stellenboschbirds.com/chrisImages/58a.jpg
Forum: Watches in the Field Tuesday 25th October 2016, 23:16
Replies: 83
Views: 21,142
Posted By bitterntwisted
Haven't worn a watch for 25 years. Wonderfully...

Haven't worn a watch for 25 years. Wonderfully liberating.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th October 2016, 21:54
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By bitterntwisted
My impression also.

My impression also.
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 17th October 2016, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By bitterntwisted
Fixed. Also mail AT grahamshortt DOT plus DOT...

Fixed. Also mail AT grahamshortt DOT plus DOT com. Will be home from hospital tomorrow.
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 17th October 2016, 11:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By bitterntwisted
Pm sent.

Pm sent.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th October 2016, 23:47
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By bitterntwisted
Cirl or yellowhammer. I think Simon is right but...

Cirl or yellowhammer. I think Simon is right but I can't see anything on show in the photo that makes it certain. What did I miss?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 14th October 2016, 13:30
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By bitterntwisted
I got Goldcrest from the description, too. But if...

I got Goldcrest from the description, too. But if isn't that then long tailed tit is a good shout.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th September 2016, 14:37
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By bitterntwisted
1 & 2 Dunlin, 3 & 4 knot.

1 & 2 Dunlin, 3 & 4 knot.
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