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Forum: South East England Thursday 17th September 2020, 20:08
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Mono
Good to hear they made it through the fire.

Good to hear they made it through the fire.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 17th September 2020, 12:05
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Mono
Whilst they will keep and defend a territory...

Whilst they will keep and defend a territory during the breeding season, things get a bit looser post breeding. There will be young about from multiple pairs with everyone trying to carve out a patch.
Forum: South East England Tuesday 15th September 2020, 11:55
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Mono
They are resident and not that skulky, I...

They are resident and not that skulky, I recalling seeing them at all times of the year.

Thursley Common is usually a good spot, but it was badly hit by fires earlier this year so don't know if that...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 10th September 2020, 12:13
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Mono
Windows 10 will scale up accordingly to "cope"...

Windows 10 will scale up accordingly to "cope" with a 4K screen, things look nice and crisp.

The problem can be with older software which was simply not designed for such pixel numbers, things look...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 8th September 2020, 17:48
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Mono
With 4K to spend I would go for two different...

With 4K to spend I would go for two different scopes.

A spotter with close-ish focus, weatherproof and portable.

And an astro-scope for less portable, less weatherproof and high magnification.
Forum: Scotland Monday 7th September 2020, 15:55
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Mono
I think they meant...

I think they meant http://www.mullbirds.com/

August is a bit late for spotting Corn Crakes, they are there but not calling.

Mull is a big place but is very much billed as wildlife island and has...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 16:58
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Mono
More about the "grassroots" organisation behind...

More about the "grassroots" organisation behind this.https://raptorpersecutionscotland.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/campaign-for-protection-of-moorland-communities-whos-involved/
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 1st September 2020, 07:35
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Mono
What cable connection are you using? It is worth...

What cable connection are you using? It is worth checking the connections and swapping out the cable if you have more than one. Also change the connection type if you can, a lot of computers will...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 31st August 2020, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Mono
Wood pigeons, and indeed all pigeons, will nest...

Wood pigeons, and indeed all pigeons, will nest all year round. They can grind up seed to make "crop milk" to feed the young so are not dependent on the availability of soft, squishy caterpillars.
Forum: Mammals Monday 31st August 2020, 12:48
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By Mono
I remember this from my childhood! The consensus...

I remember this from my childhood! The consensus then was that they are digging for leatherjackets.
Forum: Opticron Monday 31st August 2020, 10:49
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Mono
Have you read the thread directly below...

Have you read the thread directly below yours?
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=389982
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 30th August 2020, 11:07
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By Mono
Give these folk a ring...

Give these folk a ring https://www.secretworld.org/
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 26th August 2020, 15:03
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Mono
Questions are best directed at those who can do...

Questions are best directed at those who can do something about the issue. If the issue is local then direct it at the local manager. There is no point directing it to the trustees, they will simply...
Forum: Mammals Sunday 23rd August 2020, 10:07
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By Mono
There was a mass stranding in the north of...

There was a mass stranding in the north of Ireland earlier this week.
https://www.thejournal.ie/whales-stranded-rosnowlagh-donegal-bay-5180580-Aug2020/

Maybe they are part of the same group?
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 22nd August 2020, 18:33
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By Mono
Given you are carrying expensive and fragile...

Given you are carrying expensive and fragile equipment I don't see any utility in skimping on a backpack. A decent daysack to carry just the drink, snack and odds & ends would set you back more than...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 18th August 2020, 07:01
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Mono
Welcome to Birdforum. Have a look at this sub...

Welcome to Birdforum.

Have a look at this sub forum https://www.birdforum.net/forumdisplay.php?f=481

There are lots of active sound recordists who can offer advice.
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 17th August 2020, 17:16
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By Mono
Apart from a third hand quote from grouse shooter...

Apart from a third hand quote from grouse shooter and RSPB arch-enemy Ian Botham, what evidence have we been given that the RSPB are anti Eagle Owls let alone want a cull?
Forum: Swarovski Friday 14th August 2020, 10:01
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Mono
There is a long thread discussing it...

There is a long thread discussing it here
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=386706
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Friday 14th August 2020, 10:01
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By Mono
There is a long thread discussing it...

There is a long thread discussing it here
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=386706
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 12th August 2020, 08:41
Replies: 50
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mono
The last few lynx might have been finished off by...

The last few lynx might have been finished off by some medieval shepherds but they were on a downward trend of centuries due to habitat loss.

I am not against lynx in Britain but you need to get...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 11th August 2020, 15:04
Replies: 50
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mono
Lynx were not hunted to extinction in Britain,...

Lynx were not hunted to extinction in Britain, they died out when the post glacial woodland was cleared. Without large continuous woodland there is no hope of having a healthy lynx population in the...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 10th August 2020, 19:15
Replies: 50
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mono
There is a legal process for (re)introducing...

There is a legal process for (re)introducing species into Britain, are you advocating that that process should abolished. There should be a free for all, where anybody can just release what they like?
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 9th August 2020, 19:53
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By Mono
So far the OP has presented zero evidence that...

So far the OP has presented zero evidence that the RSPB "hates" Eagle Owls let alone wants to cull them. The only statement on Eagle Owls I could find from the RSPB is anti cull....
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 8th August 2020, 17:31
Replies: 50
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mono
Set up a crowdfunder for...

Set up a crowdfunder for this...
https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-91777322.html
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 8th August 2020, 16:46
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By Mono
The British countryside is not some grand zoo,...

The British countryside is not some grand zoo, where people can introduce animals they like the look of. There are rules and regulations governing the introduction of animals, if you want to release...
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