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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 20:01
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By dantheman
I think you are imagining wrong (admittedly it's...

I think you are imagining wrong (admittedly it's probably bluster talk on social media*).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Soros



*(although making such threats of violence against an...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 19:07
Replies: 415
Views: 10,852
Posted By dantheman
CCP Virus? That's a new one? Googling didn't even...

CCP Virus? That's a new one? Googling didn't even help. You don't mean the Noyta CCP 'virus' currently inflicting the White House I'm guessing?
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 18:41
Replies: 820
Views: 46,658
Posted By dantheman
I think Barnacle in the summer probably is worse...

I think Barnacle in the summer probably is worse than Canada or Pheasant tbh ...

There is of course the slim chance that an injured bird of totally wild origin and having failed to migrate passed...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 17:44
Replies: 41
Views: 1,685
Posted By dantheman
Nice. And can probably only dream of a Marbled...

Nice. And can probably only dream of a Marbled White down this way.

First Meadow Brown and Large Skippers over the last week or two.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 17:41
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By dantheman
There's a polite dictionary definition, but I...

There's a polite dictionary definition, but I suspect the real meaning in this case would be more along these lines...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 17:34
Replies: 87
Views: 1,830
Posted By dantheman
Well certainly independent as in...

Well certainly independent as in not-the-regular-state. Doesn't matter that the family commissioned it.

The official post mortem has also since been released.


The wording of the original autopsy...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 30th May 2020, 12:11
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By dantheman
Have to agree. As a complete aside - you are...

Have to agree.

As a complete aside - you are missing a space from your signature line before the C -

Last Lifer: Connecticut Warbler
Last ABA:Connecticut Warbler

(Or else you're just pretty...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 29th May 2020, 21:21
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By dantheman
Not getting the ornithology right is a Cardinal...

Not getting the ornithology right is a Cardinal Sin!!
Forum: Lists Thursday 28th May 2020, 22:03
Replies: 82
Views: 4,287
Posted By dantheman
Well ... again no camera but chanced up a nice...

Well ... again no camera but chanced up a nice Badger hunting through the grass about 15 yards from me around 8pm this evening. Didn't notice me at all. Going to have to carry phone and banana at all...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 27th May 2020, 23:49
Replies: 243
Views: 4,653
Posted By dantheman
Probably waiting for you to go away so it could...

Probably waiting for you to go away so it could access some tasty moths ...


:eat:
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 27th May 2020, 23:44
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By dantheman
Well, the idea of 'greenwash' has been around for...

Well, the idea of 'greenwash' has been around for a while ... be interesting to see the video when it reappears ...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 24th May 2020, 17:56
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By dantheman
The cricket bats get a pretty raw deal from it...

The cricket bats get a pretty raw deal from it too.

Used to be quite popular, but it got banned and ended up going underground ...
Forum: Lists Friday 22nd May 2020, 21:36
Replies: 82
Views: 4,287
Posted By dantheman
This doesn't compare with a big cat of course,...

This doesn't compare with a big cat of course, but had a fox cub experience earlier on today which was pretty cool - no camera or even phone though.

So I was stood in a trackway when I spotted a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th May 2020, 23:59
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By dantheman
aeshna5 Can't even get people's names right ......

aeshna5

Can't even get people's names right ... :-O



Broomjob - it looks to be an aberrant Red-winged Blackbird (or a partially leucistic Red-winged Blackbird). Welcome to BF btw ... ;)
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 19th May 2020, 19:17
Replies: 415
Views: 10,852
Posted By dantheman
You're obsessed with optics Sancho - teach them...

You're obsessed with optics Sancho - teach them something proper!!!!!!!!

;)
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 19th May 2020, 10:40
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By dantheman
An...

An...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 18th May 2020, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By dantheman
Googling 'watercress' images does come up with...

Googling 'watercress' images does come up with some similar variations in leaf shape.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 18th May 2020, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By dantheman
Baby Triffid? ;)

Baby Triffid?

;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 18th May 2020, 11:56
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By dantheman
I'd agree with Common Carpet and Grey Birch ;)

I'd agree with Common Carpet and Grey Birch ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 15:34
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By dantheman
Thanks, that was the article I was thinking of.

Thanks, that was the article I was thinking of.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th May 2020, 14:36
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By dantheman
It does look like if there was a concerted effort...

It does look like if there was a concerted effort by gamekeepers/shooting estates to do the dirty deed whilst under apparent cover of coronavirus it may have spectacularly failed and brought the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 11:17
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By dantheman
Disagree slightly - runt Manxies essentially...

Disagree slightly - runt Manxies essentially completely unproven I think?, not sure the same can be said for darker rumped Leaches, but yes agree Swinhoe's are out there.

Caution and all that, but...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 17th May 2020, 10:14
Replies: 415
Views: 10,852
Posted By dantheman
I think we probably broadly and generally agree...

I think we probably broadly and generally agree Andy. By politicising I'm thinking of places like the USA, Brazil and then maybe Australia and a host of other places - and individual aspects most...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 10:10
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By dantheman
There was a post/image of skins I think I recall...

There was a post/image of skins I think I recall ones showing some Leach's with reduced white in the rump - not sure if all black or not, but a range of restriction at any rate.

Not sure if it could...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 09:49
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By dantheman
Not sure how vanishingly rare, but Swinhoe's are...

Not sure how vanishingly rare, but Swinhoe's are rare too ...
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