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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 15:02
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Posted By dantheman
Yes, but they'd have been unlikely to go give it...

Yes, but they'd have been unlikely to go give it to you ...

;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 14th December 2017, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By dantheman
c300 species recorded in Cornwall (provisionally)...

c300 species recorded in Cornwall (provisionally) makes this probably a record year for the county as a whole. Perception is it's been a good year, but a fair number have been hard to catch up...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th December 2017, 22:34
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Posted By dantheman
Mental Exhaustion (from following the 2016 thread...

Mental Exhaustion (from following the 2016 thread at the time) ;)

Competing with a 'European' based thread (this one) when this forum is predominantly this side of the Atlantic.

No blogs to follow...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th December 2017, 18:32
Replies: 217
Views: 26,437
Posted By dantheman
In San Diego? ... the Nazca race is on ... ;)

In San Diego?

... the Nazca race is on ...

;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th December 2017, 10:14
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Posted By dantheman
Not forgetting there were 3 of them ... that's...

Not forgetting there were 3 of them ... that's pretty unprecedented in Big Year history. They had one or two spats I think, but looked pretty much united on the whole from what they'd been...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th December 2017, 22:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By dantheman
<no appropriate smiley available> Shortest, most...

<no appropriate smiley available>

Shortest, most gutting twitch winner?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th December 2017, 21:36
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By dantheman
You can't twitch your own find! It means your...

You can't twitch your own find! It means your wife/partner/cat found it first, leaving you gutted that you didn't.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th December 2017, 21:32
Replies: 1,001
Views: 98,616
Posted By dantheman
They're Notmots?

They're Notmots?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 7th December 2017, 21:24
Replies: 31
Views: 1,246
Posted By dantheman
Don't forget it was a dark p***e bird ( ;) ), so...

Don't forget it was a dark p***e bird ( ;) ), so a dark chocolate brown as opposed to a Hobby which doesn't generally have a dark side there ...


But presumably many dark falconers's birds/hybrids...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th December 2017, 22:54
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By dantheman
Woud they have had pure white rumps in the field?...

Woud they have had pure white rumps in the field? In the photos they don't appear to be pure white to me - with any darker markings present being blurred by the low light/motion. Crystal-clear pics...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th December 2017, 21:50
Replies: 31
Views: 1,246
Posted By dantheman
What colour phase/age was it? Presumably rarely...

What colour phase/age was it?

Presumably rarely kept in captivity ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th November 2017, 00:11
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By dantheman
Also there are a number of species which have...

Also there are a number of species which have been brought back from the brink of extinction by breeding of a very small number of initially very closely related individuals.

(Of course scientists...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 25th November 2017, 19:05
Replies: 2,809
Views: 367,653
Posted By dantheman
Think your link didn't get past the Home Office...

Think your link didn't get past the Home Office security checks ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd November 2017, 22:08
Replies: 217
Views: 26,437
Posted By dantheman
Maybe there were more photos which didn't appear...

Maybe there were more photos which didn't appear to show a domesticated Graylag type?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 21st November 2017, 07:19
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By dantheman
Red Admiral flying around Falmouth the last 2...

Red Admiral flying around Falmouth the last 2 days.


(I even dreamed of butterflies last night wrt late dates - was really excited to 'see', in addition to Red Admiral and Small Tortoiseshell, a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 16th November 2017, 21:24
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By dantheman
... btw, is a surprise comma actually an...

... btw, is a surprise comma actually an exclamation mark???
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 16th November 2017, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By dantheman
2 Red Admirals this morning, and a surprise...

2 Red Admirals this morning, and a surprise Comma, pretty fresh looking.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th November 2017, 18:40
Replies: 123
Views: 7,553
Posted By dantheman
Be interesting if someone has access to the data...

Be interesting if someone has access to the data from that vismig from a tethered ballon experiment back in the past in the Sheffield area.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th November 2017, 13:28
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By dantheman
Superblue Tit?

Superblue Tit?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th November 2017, 10:06
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By dantheman
100% sounds like a Pied Wagtail roost. There's a...

100% sounds like a Pied Wagtail roost. There's a c250 roost next to a local supermarket (big hedge) here in Falmouth, and c20 years had 1300+ again in a supermarket car park ( brightly lit small...
Forum: Conservation Monday 13th November 2017, 19:36
Replies: 40
Views: 1,293
Posted By dantheman
Gloopy dogs? They're the worst ...

Gloopy dogs? They're the worst ...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 13th November 2017, 12:03
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By dantheman
Well, 3 Red Admiral basking/flying around in the...

Well, 3 Red Admiral basking/flying around in the sunshine at my place near Falmouth this morning. Low species diversity but hey.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th November 2017, 17:54
Replies: 2,809
Views: 367,653
Posted By dantheman
Of course, my understanding of the english...

Of course, my understanding of the english language ... lol

No Arctic Foxes presumably (not targetted?) Do they actually have their mammal list up somewhere?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th November 2017, 17:47
Replies: 2,809
Views: 367,653
Posted By dantheman
Back at the other end of the year, I remember...

Back at the other end of the year, I remember moaning at them for not going for the nearby Hudsonian Whimbrel ... ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th November 2017, 09:30
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By dantheman
Tbh it is very unlikely it was a Honey Buzzard -...

Tbh it is very unlikely it was a Honey Buzzard - Common Buzzards are known for being very variable in colour with pale heads and/or bodies. Plus very much on the late side.
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