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Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 8th July 2020, 15:44
Replies: 986
Views: 150,987
Posted By Farnboro John
Is the mess all over it the cleanser or was it...

Is the mess all over it the cleanser or was it really that filthy? :eek!:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 7th July 2020, 19:59
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Farnboro John
Does seem to fit pretty well. Thank you James! I...

Does seem to fit pretty well. Thank you James!

I assume that is a micro? It's a jolly big one.

Cheers

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 7th July 2020, 19:16
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Farnboro John
Unidentified, Farnborough

I dunno what this is. I can't make it remotely fit anything in Waring so I'm inclined to think its a big micro. I'm probably wrong.

Help, please, anyway! :-O

Cheers

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 7th July 2020, 18:31
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Farnboro John
Quiet night last night for me despite promising...

Quiet night last night for me despite promising conditions, probably because I only found out I hadn't put the covers on the trap as I was heading for bed at 0030! Better late than never....

The...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 5th July 2020, 07:05
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By Farnboro John
No. The root of human destruction of biodiversity...

No. The root of human destruction of biodiversity is human over-population and major influences on that are the strange desires of people to have descendants when they are not going to inherit vast...
Forum: Mammals Friday 3rd July 2020, 17:45
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Farnboro John
To me the head shape says Beaver. Coypu has more...

To me the head shape says Beaver. Coypu has more of a square head. When swimming the amount of body they show is quite variable depending on what they are doing, how they are feeling and what age...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 2nd July 2020, 20:21
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Farnboro John
Should keep you occupied then.... 3:-) John

Should keep you occupied then.... 3:-)

John
Forum: Lists Thursday 2nd July 2020, 20:20
Replies: 93
Views: 5,498
Posted By Farnboro John
Yes, I saw that (and it's not hijacking). But are...

Yes, I saw that (and it's not hijacking). But are they fenced in? I have a feeling a lot of the estate beavers are. I'll believe the government is on their side when they stop talking about projects...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 2nd July 2020, 16:30
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Farnboro John
Well, given that as a hobbyist I'm not going to...

Well, given that as a hobbyist I'm not going to kill and cut up moths, I'll just go with that tendency at some point. The more so since I don't submit records so won't pollute anyone's database. I'm...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st July 2020, 21:47
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By Farnboro John
The one I saw come in off the sea was at wavetop...

The one I saw come in off the sea was at wavetop height. But that was daylight, so there may have been intent to sneak through low down and unseen by any passing falcons. It was moving at some...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 20:50
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Farnboro John
Depends how you define help.... ;) Seriously,...

Depends how you define help.... ;)

Seriously, thanks. Small as it was, Common Rustic agg and I'll wait for a black one. :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 19:31
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Farnboro John
While I recognise the advantages of uniformity...

While I recognise the advantages of uniformity for official recording I'm going to stick with revealing Moths after they've been revealed to me, which happens in the morning. So to avoid at least...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st July 2020, 18:31
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By Farnboro John
Pavement in the US can mean the road surface. No...

Pavement in the US can mean the road surface. No reason to use other than English English about London though. :king:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st July 2020, 16:44
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By Farnboro John
There are no sidewalks in the City of London, and...

There are no sidewalks in the City of London, and you would be pushed to find one in England unless there is one at Elstree studios!

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st July 2020, 13:02
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By Farnboro John
Looks like it to my inexpert eye! John

Looks like it to my inexpert eye!

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 06:20
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Farnboro John
Glad to hear you're back at work! (In a good way...

Glad to hear you're back at work! (In a good way that is.) :t:

One can tire of other people's Peach Blossoms....

Cheers

John
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 30th June 2020, 19:02
Replies: 126
Views: 6,615
Posted By Farnboro John
That last shot is absolutely stunning! Bravo...

That last shot is absolutely stunning! Bravo Jos!

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 30th June 2020, 18:39
Replies: 442
Views: 9,815
Posted By Farnboro John
And a few more. John Elephant Hawk-moth (I...

And a few more.

John

Elephant Hawk-moth (I can't get enough of these, but I could do with a Small Elephant for the year)
Miller
Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
Vapourer
September Thorn (happy to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 30th June 2020, 18:32
Replies: 442
Views: 9,815
Posted By Farnboro John
I haven't put any pictures up for a couple of...

I haven't put any pictures up for a couple of weeks so here are some of the more interesting ones from my garden just to round the months off.

John

Maple Prominent
Leopard Moth
Clouded...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 30th June 2020, 18:19
Replies: 442
Views: 9,815
Posted By Farnboro John
Would have been new for me full stop... your boys...

Would have been new for me full stop... your boys are tick magnets! :t:

Rather more ordinary in my trap, including Heart and Dart reasserting its mastery with a field-crushing 11 individuals. A...
Forum: Bats Tuesday 30th June 2020, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Farnboro John
There's a lot going on in the dark that we are in...

There's a lot going on in the dark that we are in the dark about! :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 16:36
Replies: 986
Views: 150,987
Posted By Farnboro John
They are taking advantage of the low levels of...

They are taking advantage of the low levels of air traffic to do familiarisation training at various airports from the Channel Islands to Sumburgh. Both C-17s and A400Ms have been turning up all over...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 10:42
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By Farnboro John
A very fair point and you have to wonder if...

A very fair point and you have to wonder if Common Nighthawk is not actually the best fit comparator to European Nightjar out of the array of Caprimulgiforms found across the continent of North...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 09:55
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By Farnboro John
It was quite a sight. Later, I wondered why I...

It was quite a sight. Later, I wondered why I didn't jump up and run round the corner from the seawatching crowd to see if the bird had pitched, but one can't think of everything (and "jumping up" is...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 06:23
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By Farnboro John
Acknowledging the force of all that has been...

Acknowledging the force of all that has been said, I saw my first migrating Nightjar come in-off at Selsey Bill this spring, which was very nice and in broad daylight. At the speed it was going I...
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