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Forum: Mammals Today, 17:04
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By Farnboro John
Well, not really. Asiatic Cheetahs persist in...

Well, not really. Asiatic Cheetahs persist in Iran but India plans to introduce African Cheetahs to India.

John
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Farnboro John
Yes it is, black bill, size, black legs with...

Yes it is, black bill, size, black legs with yellow feet and short plume on nape all good indicators.

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 13:16
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By Farnboro John
Just occasionally it's right, as well: Aunty...

Just occasionally it's right, as well: Aunty Emily's escaped Cockatiel/Budgerigar/Java Sparrow.... I was freezing my bits off at Farlington Marshes one January and found an Eclectus Parrot in the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 13:13
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By Farnboro John
Wirdbatcher, presumably! And me. Even a bad pun...

Wirdbatcher, presumably! And me. Even a bad pun is good IMHO. :t:

John
Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 12:44
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By Farnboro John
Back in the day we had milk delivered by electric...

Back in the day we had milk delivered by electric vehicles, in glass bottles that were returned for re-use (picked up by the milkman during the morning after's deliveries).

Progress, eh? 3:-)

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Yesterday, 11:00
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Farnboro John
Does look good I agree. Thank you! John

Does look good I agree. Thank you!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th January 2020, 16:35
Replies: 847
Views: 130,719
Posted By Farnboro John
A whole new meaning for wing-waggling.... ;) So...

A whole new meaning for wing-waggling.... ;)

So much for mass production and tolerances, as well!

MJB: Would I be right in thinking that after the retirement of Ark Royal, 111 Squadron also went to...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 26th January 2020, 13:22
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Farnboro John
Looks good to me although it's a sizeable genus. ...

Looks good to me although it's a sizeable genus. Provisionally that then - thank you!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th January 2020, 13:14
Replies: 847
Views: 130,719
Posted By Farnboro John
Interesting how much assurance the authorities...

Interesting how much assurance the authorities are demanding for the confirmation of positive lock for the wingtips, too: folding wings are not exactly new technology!

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 26th January 2020, 09:43
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Farnboro John
Thank you both, that's all very useful. I'll ask...

Thank you both, that's all very useful. I'll ask Allen. Additional help here still welcomed!

Cheers

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 26th January 2020, 09:40
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Farnboro John
Thanks both. I've looked at Scarce Bordered Straw...

Thanks both. I've looked at Scarce Bordered Straw and still can't see it myself, but the other two look spot on. Much appreciated.

Further comment on the moth invited....

Cheers

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 25th January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Farnboro John
Gambian Inverts

Hi All,

I've a few mysteries from Gambia that I would appreciate help with.

Cheers

John

Jazzy Beetle
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 25th January 2020, 22:50
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Farnboro John
Gambian Butterflies and moth

Hi all,

I'm sorting out pictures from my recent Gambia trip and can't pin down a few.

Grateful for any help. :t:

Pierid (I think)

Pansy?
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 25th January 2020, 12:21
Replies: 54
Views: 1,052
Posted By Farnboro John
I'll have what he's drinking! :t: John

I'll have what he's drinking! :t:

John
Forum: Lists Saturday 25th January 2020, 08:24
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Farnboro John
That's a nice garden visitor - unless you are a...

That's a nice garden visitor - unless you are a keen gardener I guess....

Psycho checked in for chicken last night, so he's all right. No limps, though I didn't take pictures to check for bites, so...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th January 2020, 14:53
Replies: 54
Views: 1,052
Posted By Farnboro John
He was Roy Race, so that would fit! :t: Mind you...

He was Roy Race, so that would fit! :t:

Mind you I was brought up to believe It's Goals That Count.... ;)

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 54
Views: 1,052
Posted By Farnboro John
Welease Wodewick! John

Welease Wodewick!

John
Forum: Lists Friday 24th January 2020, 07:24
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Farnboro John
Still only Big Whitey visiting at the moment. The...

Still only Big Whitey visiting at the moment. The fox breeding season is in full swing and last night he turned up limping much worse than usual, and early (about 2030). Fortunately I had already...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd January 2020, 21:52
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By Farnboro John
= when the hell is a new good rarity going to...

= when the hell is a new good rarity going to turn up.....? :-O

John
Forum: Gambia Thursday 23rd January 2020, 10:59
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Farnboro John
Just got back from a week in Gambia guided by...

Just got back from a week in Gambia guided by Ebrima Sidibeh. He was excellent in the field and the itinerary was reasonably hard-working to maximise species without stopping it being a pleasant...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd January 2020, 10:52
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By Farnboro John
That certainly caused some consternation on...

That certainly caused some consternation on Scilly when someone persuaded Cardboard Box to use it instead of Yellowhammer!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd January 2020, 08:26
Replies: 4,162
Views: 738,576
Posted By Farnboro John
Mine's never done that and indeed hasn't on this...

Mine's never done that and indeed hasn't on this occasion. Are you a Canon user? If not, perhaps you should be..... :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd January 2020, 08:24
Replies: 54
Views: 1,052
Posted By Farnboro John
Ledpolls? :-O John

Ledpolls? :-O

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd January 2020, 08:18
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By Farnboro John
I am immediately reminded of Odd Billie's...

I am immediately reminded of Odd Billie's treatise on submitting rarities and how inclusion of "observer familiar with the species" might be met with "committee familiar with the observer!"...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 16:23
Replies: 4,162
Views: 738,576
Posted By Farnboro John
89 in Gambia brought up my 1500 in the world. I...

89 in Gambia brought up my 1500 in the world. I couldn't tell you what was number 1500 exactly because of recent armchairs and for that matter a modicum of confusion during the holiday itself about...
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