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Recent content by DJ Sideboard

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    Summer birds in the Winter

    I was quite suprised at the number of chiffchaffs up at the hospital when I went to see the (Desert) Lesser Whitethroat at the weekend.
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    SONG BIRD SURVIVAL Pt 2

    And Suricates has gone in with a two-footed reducer on the amusement arcade early doors.....
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    Scientific papers, can they be trusted?

    Thats actually true.
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    Global Warming, Michael Chrichton and State of Fear.

    Gosh really?. I'll post you an Ironometer2000 pronto.
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    Global Warming, Michael Chrichton and State of Fear.

    I wouldn't mess with Michael Chrichton, he knows his onions. He has been spot on so far with his warnings about the dangers of building psychopathical robot gun slingers ('Westworld') and cloning Dinosaurs ('Jurassic Park'). We've wisely heeded his advice on the robot and dinosaur issues, and...
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    SONG BIRD SURVIVAL Pt 2

    Well, they did get the trains to run on time.....
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    SONG BIRD SURVIVAL Pt 2

    The bastards. Why isn't someone doing something?
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    SONG BIRD SURVIVAL Pt 2

    Whats this thread about? I'm lost. Are we agreed that the Sparrowhawks ate all the Tree Sparrows or not?
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    SONG BIRD SURVIVAL Pt 2

    Its well known in these parts that asylum-seekers are eating all the songbirds.
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    SONG BIRD SURVIVAL Pt 2

    Clarkson was just reading it off a bleeding autocue anyway.....
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    Highlands & Ivory Gull

    Bealach na Ba is correct, I saw 3+ Ptarmigan about 1/2 way up to the mast last Thursday and a flock of Snow Buntings by the road there on Friday....
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    What level of birdwatcher are you?

    This poll is beneath me. But I'd be a 12 or 13 if it went that far.
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    Scientific papers, can they be trusted?

    The healing powers of booze are often forgotten these days.
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    Scientific papers, can they be trusted?

    Unfortunately my remedy is based largely on anecdotal evidence and I have little empirical data to back up my claims. The plan is to turn your body into a biological wasteground in which no virus can survive. An initial dose of 12 pints of premium strength lager, each attended with a whiskey...
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    Highlands & Ivory Gull

    As regards Capercaillie, these shouldn't be deliberately searched for. During the short daylight hours of winter, disturbing them may put them off feeding for hours with fatal results..... Best to come up in Spring and see them from the hide at Garten!.
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