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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 13:41
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By dantheman
Yes - they are definitely superficially similar....

Yes - they are definitely superficially similar. Depending on views and previous experience could be confused for sure imo. Out of range, unexpected ...



That's confusing ;)
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Monday 21st October 2019, 14:49
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By dantheman
Have you got a photgraph of the imprint? Also if...

Have you got a photgraph of the imprint?

Also if you are getting frequent bird strikes perhaps you could be doing something to minimise them - there's usually a reason and a solution, such as window...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 20th October 2019, 16:39
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By dantheman
This was in the news here last week...

This was in the news here last week -

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/penllergaer-enzos-homes-mansion-gardens-17087903
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th October 2019, 20:11
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By dantheman
Well spotted ;) Looks like the OP unknowingly...

Well spotted ;)

Looks like the OP unknowingly identified the bird correctly in their original post!
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 19th October 2019, 19:43
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By dantheman
Me too, but I never got round to posting ;) I...

Me too, but I never got round to posting ;)

I wondered if the decomposition process even increases the temperature and hence the decomposition (like a 'hot' compost heap) as bacterial activity...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th October 2019, 20:36
Replies: 81
Views: 2,842
Posted By dantheman
The map shown was CO2 emissions, not plastic...

The map shown was CO2 emissions, not plastic pollution. The thread title is Global Warming ...



Loads of damage being done in lots of different ways though, tis true ... (mostly started off by the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th October 2019, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By dantheman
As per discussion (on here?), 1st winter Gannet...

As per discussion (on here?), 1st winter Gannet can occasionally look extremely similar. As a rarity might just have to be one that got away ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th October 2019, 19:02
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By dantheman
Is there no overlap (eg males vs females) in wing...

Is there no overlap (eg males vs females) in wing structure between the two?

English:- everyone loves to pick up on a good misspelling ;) Your language is absolutely fine, better than some natives...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 15th October 2019, 16:48
Replies: 47
Views: 2,669
Posted By dantheman
I always thought of the 'regulars' as the 250 or...

I always thought of the 'regulars' as the 250 or so in the maps in the back of the (old) Heinzel, Fitter and Parslow (Collins). I still haven't seen them all yet ... ;-)

Then there's about 60 or so...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th October 2019, 20:43
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By dantheman
It does say on this one pic - "One question is...

It does say on this one pic -

"One question is age of this bird. Most images from today makes it look paler than on this particular photo."

So may just be this one photo ... guess ebird for others?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th October 2019, 19:56
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By dantheman
https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=SNK...

https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=SNKkXfmSLbWEhbIPiPiliAI&q=shrike+on+a+post&oq=shrike+on+a+post&gs_l=img.12...45538.47758..49524...0.0..0.119.632.7j1......0....1..gws-wiz-img.......0j0i2...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 11th October 2019, 10:12
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By dantheman
Peregrines hunt at night (as shown by nest...

Peregrines hunt at night (as shown by nest corpses of nocturnal migrants), at least when there is enough light for them to do so, but they do have fantastic eyesight.

Eleonora's also hunt at night...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 9th October 2019, 10:57
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By dantheman
Time to post a link (to this thread or the...

Time to post a link (to this thread or the newspaper article above) in the Bird Q and A subforum?? ;)
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 9th October 2019, 10:14
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By dantheman
I really struggled with the first pic, then told...

I really struggled with the first pic, then told myself to stop being silly ...



Assumption is that the pic was taken off the internet as a 'buzzard'. Could be a real problem for the dissertation...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 8th October 2019, 17:57
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By dantheman
How many big carnivores/dinosaurs are there...

How many big carnivores/dinosaurs are there compared to the c9000 birds out there? ;)

Fair question otherwise though, although there must be some kind of controls in place?
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 8th October 2019, 16:44
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By dantheman
Thanks Henning, Yes, I was looking for a privacy...

Thanks Henning,

Yes, I was looking for a privacy policy to include a statement or something to the effect that emails could/would be sent. tbh I can't remember when the last was sent out but...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 8th October 2019, 16:08
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By dantheman
My understanding (which may be flawed ;) ) is...

My understanding (which may be flawed ;) ) is that a business or organization can't give out personal details to a third party without that person's permission?

I don't see a privacy policy as such...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 8th October 2019, 15:11
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By dantheman
Probably only if results are time-stamped, no-one...

Probably only if results are time-stamped, no-one has else has done it at exactly the same time, and the OP comes on here and works out who people actually are (from avatar/details given/illegal GDPR...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th October 2019, 08:35
Replies: 81
Views: 2,842
Posted By dantheman
Global warming is a funny one. My understanding...

Global warming is a funny one. My understanding of it is it won't affect affluent western society so much in terms of our lifestyle, but more vulnerable/poorer peoples in the future. I can understand...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 7th October 2019, 17:00
Replies: 78
Views: 2,772
Posted By dantheman
Don't you mean construction criticism? Nice...

Don't you mean construction criticism?

Nice report (the birding one I mean ;-) ) Only been to Kazbegi but did manage to come across a raptor movement en route - absolutely awesome. I'm sure Batumi...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 7th October 2019, 16:52
Replies: 665
Views: 31,167
Posted By dantheman
Been back in UK a few days now. Realised I'd...

Been back in UK a few days now. Realised I'd missed off Feral Pigeon. :eek!:

Was back there for a few days in July, there was a Common Redstart in the garden half the time which was nice, and...
Forum: Conservation Monday 7th October 2019, 16:43
Replies: 49
Views: 2,496
Posted By dantheman
Hmmm. I think it was in the context that the...

Hmmm. I think it was in the context that the over-arching theme is that it is presented as everyone was always killing everyone else of a culture type that they didn't like, whereas the long periods...
Forum: Conservation Monday 7th October 2019, 14:40
Replies: 49
Views: 2,496
Posted By dantheman
Bizarrely, but relevant to this thread perhaps...

Bizarrely, but relevant to this thread perhaps there was an item on Radio 4 first thing this morning saying that essentially most societies have co-existed peacefully most of the time, but historians...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th October 2019, 14:28
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By dantheman
Thought there was a fairly marked size difference...

Thought there was a fairly marked size difference between the two species ... ?
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 5th October 2019, 22:23
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By dantheman
I was going to say yes, you should ditch that...

I was going to say yes, you should ditch that idea perhaps ...
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