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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 21st February 2019, 19:39
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By lewis20126
That's what my bank manager said. cheers, a

That's what my bank manager said.

cheers, a
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 21st February 2019, 17:53
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By lewis20126
Algerian visa at 85 for one bird insufficient...

Algerian visa at 85 for one bird insufficient then?!

Cheers, a
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 6th February 2019, 20:42
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By lewis20126
no idea tbh but everyone sees it at the dump now,...

no idea tbh but everyone sees it at the dump now, loads of them

cheers, alan
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 6th February 2019, 18:18
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By lewis20126
Bikaner dump - already covered cheers, a

Bikaner dump - already covered

cheers, a
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 1st February 2019, 17:00
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By lewis20126
Sounds great - I can't go, but am going in May...

Sounds great - I can't go, but am going in May for a short trip, so any updates welcome on martinque and Guadeloupe - note its a pain to get between the English speaking islands and the French...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 29th January 2019, 21:29
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By lewis20126
Bird news in...

Bird news in Hampshire:

https://www.goingbirding.co.uk/hants/birdnews.asp

this is pretty good for news on birds around the county

cheers, alan
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 29th January 2019, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By lewis20126
Bird news in...

Bird news in Hampshire:

https://www.goingbirding.co.uk/hants/birdnews.asp

this is pretty good for news on birds around the county

cheers, alan
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 29th January 2019, 21:28
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By lewis20126
Bird news in...

Bird news in Hampshire:

https://www.goingbirding.co.uk/hants/birdnews.asp

this is pretty good for news on birds around the county

cheers, alan
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 24th January 2019, 19:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By lewis20126
Thanks for the advice - Kowa 883 for me I...

Thanks for the advice - Kowa 883 for me I think

cheers, a
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 19th January 2019, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By lewis20126
Kowa 883 v Swaro ATX 95

Hi

Which is best? Are there any reliable technical comparisons online.

Thanks

Alan
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 8th January 2019, 16:50
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By lewis20126
2nd week of December is peak for African Pitta in...

2nd week of December is peak for African Pitta in the Zambezi Valley - I would recommend the Zimbabwe side as they were 'easy' in December 2018. If there has been no rain you will struggle...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 28th December 2018, 06:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,524
Posted By lewis20126
Also gettable occasionally on Atlantic Odyssey...

Also gettable occasionally on Atlantic Odyssey repositioning voyages.
Cheers
Alan
Forum: Israel Thursday 27th December 2018, 16:57
Replies: 58
Views: 1,916
Posted By lewis20126
still easy today! cheers, alan

still easy today!

cheers, alan
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 7th December 2018, 10:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By lewis20126
James Thanks - I'm not very familiar with...

James

Thanks - I'm not very familiar with Observado - are there any locations beyond 'Dhofar' (and similar) - it's a big area!

cheers, alan
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 6th December 2018, 18:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By lewis20126
Owls, Grosbeak, AC Dove, Serin and assorted...

Owls, Grosbeak, AC Dove, Serin and assorted padders that most people have seen in Israel. Any up to date gen welcome here or via DM.

Cheers, alan
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 6th December 2018, 14:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By lewis20126
any idea how long they take to arrive? - I'm in...

any idea how long they take to arrive? - I'm in Oman from 22nd Dec

cheers, alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 5th December 2018, 16:51
Replies: 145
Views: 23,693
Posted By lewis20126
crikey, that is thin - a Myiarchus shouldn't be...

crikey, that is thin - a Myiarchus shouldn't be that hard to see surely?

cheers, a
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st November 2018, 19:23
Replies: 221
Views: 27,805
Posted By lewis20126
While we can I take this to mean that collecting...

While we can

I take this to mean that collecting effort should be maintained (accelerated?) against as biodiversity 'vanishes' Any collecting effort in small increasingly isolated populations of an...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st November 2018, 10:38
Replies: 221
Views: 27,805
Posted By lewis20126
Correct. We can work on that. BTW I think you...

Correct. We can work on that.

BTW I think you need to review the definition of false equivalence.. and stop the whataboutery on Carbon.

cheers, alan
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st November 2018, 08:55
Replies: 221
Views: 27,805
Posted By lewis20126
OK, let's break this down. Explain to me 'while...

OK, let's break this down.

Explain to me 'while we still can'.

There are two possibilities but I'll let you identify them..

cheers, alan
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th November 2018, 21:48
Replies: 221
Views: 27,805
Posted By lewis20126
https://twitter.com/pablo_dulce/status/10649641952...

https://twitter.com/pablo_dulce/status/1064964195215704064

AMNH still keen on hoovering up what's left:

19 #BOU18TC 'Scientific collecting is frequently criticized, but from my perspective as a...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 19th November 2018, 14:17
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By lewis20126
First three and last Pyrola sp, cf...

First three and last

Pyrola sp, cf rotundifolium
Rhododendron groenlandicum
Persicaria vivipara
xx
Silene suecica

cheers, a
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th November 2018, 10:21
Replies: 145
Views: 23,693
Posted By lewis20126
Have a great year John, you could smash the ABA...

Have a great year John, you could smash the ABA photographic Big Year! I did a very local County photographic year in Hampshire, UK and only missed one species for a photograph (which I saw) so think...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd November 2018, 22:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By lewis20126
Thanks - I'd not picked up on that - or...

Thanks - I'd not picked up on that - or forgotten. Interestingly ambiguous comments:
Transatlantic vagrants
BOURC reviewed the records of four species
accepted onto Category A before the adoption...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd November 2018, 18:24
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By lewis20126
Have a look at records of Long-billed Murrelets...

Have a look at records of Long-billed Murrelets across North America - at first glance, it is really quite amazing but then you realise what it tells you about the ability of this species to travel...
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