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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 7th February 2010, 21:44
Replies: 332
Views: 102,441
Posted By pigsonthewing
You might like to add theses errata to...

You might like to add theses errata to http://errata.wikidot.com/ under the relevant ISBN(s)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 6th February 2010, 15:26
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By pigsonthewing
Mystery Gull, Norfolk Nov 2009

The gull on the right in this badly phone-scoped picture:

http://twitpic.com/11pb8l

caused considerable and inconclusive debate among a group of far more experienced and knowledgeable birders than...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 5th May 2009, 22:13
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By pigsonthewing
Perhaps we might first wait to find out whether...

Perhaps we might first wait to find out whether they're guilty or not?
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 25th April 2009, 14:10
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By pigsonthewing
Welcome, Hope to see you...

Welcome,

Hope to see you here:

http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/birmingham/indoor
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th March 2009, 19:17
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By pigsonthewing
Wtd: Mobile-friendly Website with MP3s of Britosh Bird Song

I've found a few websites with freely downloadable MP3s (or other audio recordings) of the songs and calls of British Birds; but am looking for one which has a mobile-friendly interface, Any...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st March 2009, 19:48
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By pigsonthewing
Thanks all. See another pic from the same time at...

Thanks all. See another pic from the same time at http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3372930727/
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st March 2009, 19:34
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By pigsonthewing
Mangalore, India

A friend took this pic in Mangalore, India. What are they, please? http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3372931551/
Forum: Staffordshire Tuesday 6th January 2009, 21:52
Replies: 1,307
Views: 54,105
Posted By pigsonthewing
Thumbs down Sudden Oak Death at Brocton Coppice, Cannock Chase

'Sudden Oak Death' disease has been found at Brocton Coppice, Cannock Chase. Please note this advice (http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/staffordshire/cannockchase/sudden-oak-death.htm).
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 18th November 2008, 16:05
Replies: 4
Views: 2,020
Posted By pigsonthewing
There's another version here:...

There's another version here: http://www.northnorfolk.org/cromer/default.asp
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 18th November 2008, 12:18
Replies: 4
Views: 2,020
Posted By pigsonthewing
Thanks. That might be it, but I remember blue and...

Thanks. That might be it, but I remember blue and yellow. Perhaps there are more colourful variants? I wonder when the last Raven was seen in Cromer!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 17th November 2008, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 2,020
Posted By pigsonthewing
Cromer, Norfolk coat-of-arms

On a recent visit to Cromer, Norfolk, I saw several copies of a coat-of-arms, which I took to be the town's. It featured three identical birds. Was that the town's coat of arms, and what were the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 12th November 2008, 18:16
Replies: 0
Views: 958
Posted By pigsonthewing
WAnted: "Nature Watch Special: Bill Oddie - Bird Watcher" (1985)

This is a really, really long shot; but I have just found a preview notice in The Times, Tuesday, July 30, 1985 for an ITV programme on that date, called "Nature Watch Special: Bill Oddie - Bird...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 11th November 2008, 10:20
Replies: 3
Views: 2,354
Posted By pigsonthewing
eBooks - old bird books online, free

I have found three classic old British bird books on-line, free:

With nature and a camera (http://gdl.cdlr.strath.ac.uk/keacam/index.html) - Being the adventures and observations of a field...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 28th July 2008, 18:43
Replies: 8
Views: 8,133
Posted By pigsonthewing
I suggest you contact the RSPCA, and/ or the...

I suggest you contact the RSPCA, and/ or the falconry centre at Hagley (http://www.thefalconrycentre.co.uk/), who have a raptor rehabilitation service. I trust you already know about the West...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Monday 30th June 2008, 21:58
Replies: 154
Views: 130,083
Posted By pigsonthewing
Through the use of templates (as on Wkiipedia:...

Through the use of templates (as on Wkiipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Templates_generating_hCards_and_Geo )
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Monday 30th June 2008, 21:40
Replies: 154
Views: 130,083
Posted By pigsonthewing
Hang on in there ;-) For places, it would allow...

Hang on in there ;-) For places, it would allow you to easily find them on whichever map service is your personal preference; and it would enable search engines to find them more easily, when people...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Sunday 29th June 2008, 22:19
Replies: 154
Views: 130,083
Posted By pigsonthewing
OK, Briefly: HTML is the coding system in which...

OK, Briefly: HTML is the coding system in which text is "marked up" with "tags" (e.g. <p>This is a paragraph</p>) so that it can become a web page.

That system also allows for "classes" to be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th June 2008, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By pigsonthewing
If you don't already, please be sure to report...

If you don't already, please be sure to report your sightings to the Staffordshire County Recorder:


http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/records/recorders.htm#staffs

Either directly, or by allowing...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Friday 27th June 2008, 22:17
Replies: 154
Views: 130,083
Posted By pigsonthewing
No; nothing like that. It labels such information...

No; nothing like that. It labels such information in a way that can easily be understood by software.



Not really - that's what templates are for.
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Friday 27th June 2008, 22:15
Replies: 154
Views: 130,083
Posted By pigsonthewing
Do you understand HTML? If so there's an...

Do you understand HTML? If so there's an explanation here:

http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikispecies:Microformat

which might help. Otherwise, let me know and I'll find something else.
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Friday 27th June 2008, 17:26
Replies: 0
Views: 1,214
Posted By pigsonthewing
Belvide Reservoir

Discussion thread for Belvide Reservoir (http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Belvide%20Reservoir). If you would like to add a comment, click the Post Reply button.

The page on Belvide has hCard...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Friday 27th June 2008, 17:15
Replies: 154
Views: 130,083
Posted By pigsonthewing
You might want to make the template output an...

You might want to make the template output an hCard microformat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HCard), including coordinates. I did this for over 200 templates on Wikipedia...
Forum: West Midlands Thursday 12th June 2008, 14:04
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,380,505
Posted By pigsonthewing
That message (available here...

That message (available here (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/warwickbirds/message/4315)) was my response to a claim you had made, in November 2007, about the actions of the moderators of that list,...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 12th June 2008, 10:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By pigsonthewing
Hi, Chris, I hope we'll see you...

Hi, Chris,

I hope we'll see you here:

http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/birmingham

You'll be most welcome.
Forum: West Midlands Wednesday 11th June 2008, 20:05
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,380,505
Posted By pigsonthewing
I'm not clear what you mean. Please explain.

I'm not clear what you mean. Please explain.
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