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Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th March 2020, 11:15
Replies: 804
Views: 32,916
Posted By Pariah
Apart from the fact that there are fatalities,...

Apart from the fact that there are fatalities, even among frontline health care staff, who had no underlying health conditions, what about the multitude of people who will have previously undetected...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 19th March 2020, 04:15
Replies: 176
Views: 4,091
Posted By Pariah
Make your own hand gel. Buy methylated...

Make your own hand gel.
Buy methylated spirit/ethanol from DIY store. Glycerol or glycerol based aloe Vera gel from pharmacy. 75% of the alcohol/25% of the glycerol.

It's perfectly effective and...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 18th March 2020, 11:51
Replies: 176
Views: 4,091
Posted By Pariah
You have a severe and clearly fake victimhood...

You have a severe and clearly fake victimhood attitude.
You yourself identified the thread as non birding. It therefore should be moved. It's hardly rocket science.

Of course, you'll go off in...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 18th March 2020, 11:30
Replies: 176
Views: 4,091
Posted By Pariah
Agreed. Mods, please move. Owen

Agreed. Mods, please move.

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd January 2020, 05:58
Replies: 34
Views: 788
Posted By Pariah
Grey Headed Woodpecker. Owen

Grey Headed Woodpecker.

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 11:07
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Pariah
Irish Rare and Scarce Birding Group (IRSBG) List

Hi all,

For those interested, there is now another listing option available for Ireland on Bubo.

https://bubo.org/ireland-irish-rare-and-scarce-birding-group.html

Regards

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 19th November 2019, 08:15
Replies: 100
Views: 31,303
Posted By Pariah
You have this incredible habit of taking the...

You have this incredible habit of taking the wrong end of the stick on any and all issues, and then, when the reality of the situation is explained to you, rationalizing away that explanation...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 28th October 2019, 16:21
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By Pariah
Ireland Through Birds

A review of Ireland Through Birds by Conor O'Brien

http://helhathnobirdies.blogspot.com/2019/10/review-ireland-through-birds-conor-w.html?m=1

Owen
Forum: Ireland Monday 15th July 2019, 09:12
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Pariah
If you're without a scope then don't waste your...

If you're without a scope then don't waste your time with either seawatching site. You simply won't see anything.

Regards

Owen
Forum: Ireland Monday 15th July 2019, 08:02
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Pariah
Shearwater tours is, however, based out of west...

Shearwater tours is, however, based out of west Cork. You could try and charter a boat out of Dingle, but it's very expensive and without chum, not much use.

If you can head south to west Cork for...
Forum: Ireland Monday 15th July 2019, 05:48
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Pariah
You will need a scope if taking on Brandon. Walk...

You will need a scope if taking on Brandon.
Walk east along the cliff from the car park and position yourself here somewhere in a suitable hollow.

Dropped pin
Near Murirrigane, Co. Kerry,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 29th January 2019, 12:20
Replies: 157
Views: 7,003
Posted By Pariah
I've heard this competition line before, I've...

I've heard this competition line before, I've never bought into it tbh, but where that falls down would obviously be a case where you have a national committee who are blatantly incompetent. So as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 29th January 2019, 11:44
Replies: 157
Views: 7,003
Posted By Pariah
There is a level of irony in saying "people will...

There is a level of irony in saying "people will call birds whatever names they want" and then demand that people rigidly conform to a concept of what is tickable. ;)

By the same logic, can't you...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 28th January 2019, 07:01
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Pariah
105 Yellowhammer 5 Jay 6 Magpie 40 Blue Tit 25...

105 Yellowhammer
5 Jay
6 Magpie
40 Blue Tit
25 Great Tit
1 Robin
1 Coal Tit
12 Greenfinch
12 Tree Sparrow
6 Blackbird
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 04:16
Replies: 157
Views: 7,003
Posted By Pariah
Blasphemous stuff! 8-P Owen

Blasphemous stuff! 8-P

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 31st December 2018, 18:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pariah
My Highlights...

My Highlights here.

http://helhathnobirdies.blogspot.com/2018/12/2018-review.html?m=1

Birds wise I think I would go
1. Pine Bunting (Self found)
2. Lesser White Fronted Goose
3. Cattle Egrets (self...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th November 2018, 06:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By Pariah
You also have the cases of what I call "temporal...

You also have the cases of what I call "temporal stringing" or "hindsight fluffing".

I think I've commented on the forum about this before. This is when someone has genuinely found a bird, but when...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 8th November 2018, 10:24
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By Pariah
There are people who are completely oblivious to...

There are people who are completely oblivious to their lack of ability, or even their own delusions when they claim birds, or try to cover up their ID errors in some manner.

Then there are people...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 31st October 2018, 05:51
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By Pariah
Eh? Without knowing the context of the incident...

Eh? Without knowing the context of the incident is this a rational comment?

She could have been cycling by and turned a corner into to see a stag on a path.

There could have been a rogue...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 22nd October 2018, 06:42
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By Pariah
Agreed. One of just many within the pages. Owen

Agreed.

One of just many within the pages.

Owen
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 18th October 2018, 05:43
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By Pariah
To The Ends Of The Earth - Anthony McGeehan

A review of Anthony McGeehan's latest book here.

http://helhathnobirdies.blogspot.com/2018/10/review-to-ends-of-earth.html?m=1

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 19th July 2018, 07:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By Pariah
Agreed. Owen

Agreed.

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th July 2018, 07:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By Pariah
The IRBC isn't even run by the IRBC....

The IRBC isn't even run by the IRBC.
8-P

http://helhathnobirdies.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-irish-rare-bird-committeethe-end-of.html?spref=tw&m=1

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th July 2018, 07:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By Pariah
Been running a Golden Bins award for months now...

Been running a Golden Bins award for months now in an Irish Facebook group for best find of the month by a group member.

Owen
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th June 2018, 14:56
Replies: 31
Views: 3,265
Posted By Pariah
I have long said, that it is not a natural thing...

I have long said, that it is not a natural thing for birders to reach the conclusion that birds (especially rare birds) must be recorded. Who as a young birder starting out thinks "I hope I find a...
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