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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 14:11
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By Jos Stratford
2019 was one of the biggest Painted Lady years...

2019 was one of the biggest Painted Lady years for a long time - from early spring, masses moved north - estimates of over 800-1000 million passed through Israel alone in March, with many more in...
Forum: Say Hello Friday 15th November 2019, 03:42
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Jos Stratford
If all goes to plan, I'll be be camping out on a...

If all goes to plan, I'll be be camping out on a remote mountain top, lands of some special birds. Later in the day, should drop to lower altitude and, after dark, be wandering forest tracks with the...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 13th November 2019, 15:58
Replies: 35
Views: 1,095
Posted By Jos Stratford
Since bashing the EU is your primary concern, I...

Since bashing the EU is your primary concern, I guess the many positive impacts the EU has on conservation and the environment are of no importance to you. Be it through raising standards and forcing...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 12th November 2019, 19:33
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Jos Stratford
Presenting to corporate CEOs, surely remaining...

Presenting to corporate CEOs, surely remaining scruffy, mud bespattered and happy would have left your talk all the more memorable :)
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 10th November 2019, 20:45
Replies: 736
Views: 35,836
Posted By Jos Stratford
My Pygmy Owl still hanging out, not much more...

My Pygmy Owl still hanging out, not much more this rainy weekend
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 10th November 2019, 16:10
Replies: 120
Views: 5,362
Posted By Jos Stratford
Mouthwatering stuff, keep some birds for later in...

Mouthwatering stuff, keep some birds for later in the season :)
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 8th November 2019, 11:23
Replies: 53
Views: 3,339
Posted By Jos Stratford
Reading this on my small phone screen ... misread...

Reading this on my small phone screen ... misread the 'm' as 'rn'

Was wondering if that is something you should be admitting on Birdforum :) :)
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 6th November 2019, 21:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,095
Posted By Jos Stratford
Birdforum does, and Nutcracker knows it (a...

Birdforum does, and Nutcracker knows it (a previous political signature of his was removed), but he chooses to ignore this rule. Also think he should abide by forum rules.

As for his comment that...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 4th November 2019, 10:38
Replies: 736
Views: 35,836
Posted By Jos Stratford
Haven't been updating for a while, but some nice...

Haven't been updating for a while, but some nice additions recently - large flocks of late Cranes, Goshawk and Rough-legged Buzzard on 20 October, daily Nutcrackers, White-backed Woodpecker et al...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 31st October 2019, 11:01
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
A few from these days

A few from these days
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 31st October 2019, 10:58
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
15 July. Desulo & Aritso. Following on from the...

15 July. Desulo & Aritso.

Following on from the previous day of cloud, I decided a return to the Aritso area was in order, starting at Desulo and then later back to the roads above Aritso...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 30th October 2019, 01:44
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Jos Stratford
Cassowary is 'moderately' easy in the Cairns...

Cassowary is 'moderately' easy in the Cairns area, specifically in a forest area less than an hour north and at a beach locality further south. Cairns itself offers excellent birding without need for...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th October 2019, 20:38
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
Purple Hairstreak and Hummingbird Hawkmoths

Purple Hairstreak and Hummingbird Hawkmoths
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th October 2019, 20:36
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
14 July. Aritso. The western side of the...

14 July. Aritso.

The western side of the Genneargentu range, plan for the morning was to explore the small roads leading into the hills above Aritso. Morning efforts considerably hindered by high...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th October 2019, 20:34
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
Two-tailed Pasha

Two-tailed Pasha
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th October 2019, 20:32
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
Scarlet Darter!

Scarlet Darter!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th October 2019, 20:31
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
Time to finish this report! 12 July....

Time to finish this report!



12 July. Urzulei.

Back in Sardinia, decided upon exploration of some random sites on the eastern side of the Genneargentu mountains. Extreme luck on route with a Plain...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 26th October 2019, 06:18
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Jos Stratford
This is one of the Acraea family, maybe Red...

This is one of the Acraea family, maybe Red Clear-wing Butterfly (Acraea lia)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 25th October 2019, 06:06
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Jos Stratford
👍 I agree, not quite so gripping as Bogota :)

👍

I agree, not quite so gripping as Bogota :)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 25th October 2019, 05:47
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Jos Stratford
I do hereby protest, yet another conference that...

I do hereby protest, yet another conference that dumps you in one of the world's birding hotspots ...why can't you go to Brussels or Frankfurt like everyone else on a business trip?

Or, to express...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 24th October 2019, 19:38
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
Thanks both, got the last part to add in the next...

Thanks both, got the last part to add in the next days - another chunk on Sardinia
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 19:28
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Jos Stratford
Actually it is, not in all cases and obviously...

Actually it is, not in all cases and obviously the Romanian case highlights a clear example of failure, but by and large laws and implementation have improved in eastern Europe due to EU...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 16:48
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Jos Stratford
EU environmental laws have driven the...

EU environmental laws have driven the introduction of laws in east European states and, while implementation fails in some cases in some countries, there is no doubt that environmental protection...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 16th October 2019, 20:33
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Jos Stratford
11 July. Restonica Valley. Restonica was a last...

11 July. Restonica Valley.

Restonica was a last minute add-on to my itinerary, essentially had visited all the localities I wished to in Corsica, and still had a day to spare.

It does however...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 16th October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Jos Stratford
Small Muntjac deer? Or young lamb?

Small Muntjac deer? Or young lamb?
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