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Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 17:38
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By peter.jones
These have been out a while now. I got one...

These have been out a while now. I got one recently, as the firmware had been updated to include a "triggering" feature. (Which isn't a triggering feature, but I think it records everything, then...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 2nd May 2020, 09:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,375
Posted By peter.jones
Birdforum in general seems to have dwindled into...

Birdforum in general seems to have dwindled into a fairly small number of contributors, the same names on every thread.

It all gets a bit predicable. Some variation of the saying "never meet your...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 1st May 2020, 07:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By peter.jones
Supply will be reduced, demand will be increased,...

Supply will be reduced, demand will be increased, many people will be a bit poorer/cautious with their money, so..

I don't know!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 27th April 2020, 10:16
Replies: 319
Views: 14,931
Posted By peter.jones
And so lucky, as just 3 weeks later looking at...

And so lucky, as just 3 weeks later looking at the pic just taken, I wouldn't have had a chance of seeing it either in flight, or in the treetops
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th April 2020, 18:35
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By peter.jones
You do get the odd one amongst Common Pheasant...

You do get the odd one amongst Common Pheasant releases. I recall stumbling across a Golden Pheasant in amongst Common Pheasants in Bucks many years ago. How they get mixed in is anyone's guess?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 16:11
Replies: 54
Views: 3,257
Posted By peter.jones
First I have seen this year was today, a single...

First I have seen this year was today, a single Swallow over houses, North of Southampton, heading North
Forum: April 5th - Self Isolating Bird Sightings Sunday 5th April 2020, 10:50
Replies: 69
Views: 3,521
Posted By peter.jones
peter.jones 5th April self-isolating sightings

Ran my moth trap overnight for an added incentive to get up early.
Live in North Baddesley, just north of Southampton, large village, surrounded by a belt of farmland, woodland, and low grade relict...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 5th April 2020, 06:37
Replies: 319
Views: 14,931
Posted By peter.jones
Male Ring Ouzel! Landed briefly on tree tops just...

Male Ring Ouzel!
Landed briefly on tree tops just behind garden.
Might have to do this more often

North Baddesley, Hampshire
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 11:48
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
yes, it's 100 times better than the perception of...

yes, it's 100 times better than the perception of them yesterday!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 18:46
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
there was the high profile story a few years...

there was the high profile story a few years back:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/nov/07/monarchy.wildlife
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 14:53
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
My word, they chose Ring Ouzel as their hill to...

My word, they chose Ring Ouzel as their hill to die on!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 12:00
Replies: 18
Views: 1,240
Posted By peter.jones
It might be a really complex decision how and...

It might be a really complex decision how and when to cancel, even though the outcome is fairly straightforward.
Similar to people booked on holidays being out of pocket completely if they cancel, as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 11:17
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
yes, i've noticed on my daily dog walk, an...

yes, i've noticed on my daily dog walk, an increase in dog walkers. Many give the impression they have never taken the dog out before, or might be doing a favour for elderly relatives who own dogs...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 14:48
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
Makes you wonder what we miss in the normal day...

Makes you wonder what we miss in the normal day to day rushing around!
A pair of Stock Doves are spending a lot of time in the nearby oak trees. Only ever seen them from the house in the depths of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 13:33
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
you couldn't just as easily argue that.

you couldn't just as easily argue that.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 10:48
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
What doesn't get emphasised enough in my opinion,...

What doesn't get emphasised enough in my opinion, is it's not just contact between people, but contact via surfaces. Opening a gate, pay and display machines are all going to add to the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd March 2020, 15:22
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By peter.jones
I think sitting in hides starts to look a bit...

I think sitting in hides starts to look a bit selfish. Pubs, cafes and non-essential shops are all closed, what's the difference?
We are told we can go outside for some exercise and fresh air....
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 21st March 2020, 09:49
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
Tell Boris Johnson. He's already come out with...

Tell Boris Johnson. He's already come out with "we can get this thing done".
The others will no doubt follow. It's what happens when you have a one trick pony running things!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 20th March 2020, 17:07
Replies: 115
Views: 6,098
Posted By peter.jones
The way things have gone, you might have the...

The way things have gone, you might have the Africa yearlist record for 2020 ;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th March 2020, 17:14
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
Also, if you had a mishap on your travels, then...

Also, if you had a mishap on your travels, then people will need to assist you, which wouldn't be fair in this situation.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th March 2020, 16:23
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
Not particularly seriously, I realise it isn't a...

Not particularly seriously, I realise it isn't a goer, or it would be talked about and considered.

Just wondered why it was such a bad idea.
We are noticing the system of money isn't exactly...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th March 2020, 15:46
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
That's what i'm asking, why isn't it...

That's what i'm asking, why isn't it considered?
Not just rationing, the whole pressing the £ pause button.
I'd have to continue working, part of the infrastructure chain. No wages, no interest on my...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th March 2020, 14:09
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
For the UK in particular, which is a...

For the UK in particular, which is a self-contained island, what stops us as a nation from hitting pause for two months in this case?
So, no bills, no mortgage, everything frozen.
People work if they...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th March 2020, 11:30
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
Dietmar Hopp, of Bayern Munich 6- 0 Hoffenheim...

Dietmar Hopp, of Bayern Munich 6- 0 Hoffenheim fame?
People should maybe start being nice to him!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 16th March 2020, 17:57
Replies: 804
Views: 37,537
Posted By peter.jones
No mention of Herd immunity then, that was just...

No mention of Herd immunity then,
that was just a week wasted pursuing that fantasy.
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