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Recent content by timwootton

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    Killed in Latvia, Siberian Rubythroat

    Thanks for that. It does go a long way to explaining the circumstances and I share your obvious frustration that the 'stars had aligned' thus. You're quite right, they do sometimes. I'm still uncomfortable with the killing (and any ringer has bags; birds can be kept for many hours - preferably...
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    Killed in Latvia, Siberian Rubythroat

    Thanks Jos - sorry if the tone of my first reply was curt - clearly this wasn't directed at you (but it may have been read that way). Thanks for bringing it to light and your subsequent actions. Hope you get more information. It's the end of the line for this unfortunate bird but the...
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    Killed in Latvia, Siberian Rubythroat

    then quite clearly he should never be allowed to handle wild birds again. I find trophy ringing a tad distasteful, but to 'claim' a life in such a way is simply disgraceful.
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    Ed's thread

    absolutely - major strides forward this year and really looking forward to seeing what you come up with in 2014. Happy New Year!
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    The Unfeathered Bird - A Review

    The Unfeathered Bird – Katrina Van Grouw This book is not an anatomy of birds, states the first line of the introduction to The Unfeathered Bird, by Katrina Van Grouw. What is it then? It is a beautifully illustrated book dealing with ornithology or it is a gracefully annotated picture book...
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    Favourite Bird Artist

    it's a good discussion but like music, so subjective. It would be good to get a few critiques about the selected favourites.
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    Favourite Bird Artist

    He's your favourite and that's the title of the thread. He's not mine, that's all B (: chill
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    Favourite Bird Artist

    . . . absolutely. It's all about love, not technique - without that there's no content. Erm, In my humble opinion :)
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    Newbie from Barnsley, England

    Welcome aboard - from a fellow tyke!
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    Wader id please

    greenshank - lovely!
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    Mr & Mrs Alan Dalton :)

    I'd like to propose a toast to the newly-weds; Mr Alan and Mrs Linda Dalton. As one of THE first contributors to this part of Birdforum and one of its most inspirational members it's perhaps understandable that he's allowed his thread to slip to page 75 (just two pages behind my own) - so...
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    Two Two-Barred Crossbills, Stromness, Orkney

    from today - beautiful afternoon
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    Rafael Matias: illustrations, drawings and field sketches

    Lovely work Raphael - the storm petrel piece is fabulous (love the sea).
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    Wootton Art 2013

    Auctions ending today: http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/sag63w/m.html?item=290931485047&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562
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    Wootton Art 2013

    Thank you Leo - I like your work too :)