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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:25
Replies: 24
Views: 842
Posted By dantheman
Red-necked Terrapin?

Red-necked Terrapin?
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 18:50
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
Sparrowhawk added to the Cornwall garden list a...

Sparrowhawk added to the Cornwall garden list a few weeks back ...

... down in France again now, provisionally until the 18th. Pretty quiet birdwise, although did have a solitary Fieldfare...
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 18:45
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By dantheman
Interesting that they're talking about moving the...

Interesting that they're talking about moving the humans rather than the bears ...

I wonder what costs would be involved in some kind of feeding program some 10's of km away (and difficulties in...
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 18:43
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By dantheman
Someone's sprayed it with some dark materials??

Someone's sprayed it with some dark materials??
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:40
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By dantheman
Agree with Richard, and most others wouldn't tick...

Agree with Richard, and most others wouldn't tick it either I believe ...

(But it's your list, your rules etc ...blah blah blah ... ;) )


I guess it's down to seeing and enjoying the bird at the...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 4th December 2019, 17:00
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By dantheman
You've reminded me of this tale...

You've reminded me of this tale ...

http://littlebrownwren.com/2015/11/24/how-the-wren-became-the-king-of-the-birds/
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2019, 20:17
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By dantheman
Dove-grey with a hint of Magnolia.

Dove-grey with a hint of Magnolia.
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Monday 25th November 2019, 07:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By dantheman
I was wondering if it hadn't worked - I recall...

I was wondering if it hadn't worked - I recall something about it only has a c75% chance of containing the birds own dna in faecal samples in traceable amounts???
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd November 2019, 23:28
Replies: 50
Views: 1,725
Posted By dantheman
You could also ask how few people would have to...

You could also ask how few people would have to die (by drowning) in a year that would qualify the disuse of two lighthouses?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 20:52
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By dantheman
Not heard any Song Thrushes recently, but was...

Not heard any Song Thrushes recently, but was surprised to hear a Grey Wagtail singing by a (very) small stream where I was working today. Maybe that's normal though?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 20th November 2019, 11:41
Replies: 19
Views: 786
Posted By dantheman
Won't tick all the same boxes maybe, but you were...

Won't tick all the same boxes maybe, but you were aware many, many more birders do a big day on New Year's Day - get the year list started with a bang and all that?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 19th November 2019, 20:03
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
... :eek!:

...



:eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 15th November 2019, 20:23
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
That will be contender for garden rarity of the...

That will be contender for garden rarity of the year methinks for the whole thread ... Nice one :t:

How far from the coast are you btw?
Forum: Conservation Thursday 14th November 2019, 13:00
Replies: 37
Views: 1,399
Posted By dantheman
If you were referring to BC as British Columbia...

If you were referring to BC as British Columbia earlier then some aspect of the hemp fibres would be as byproduct of the cannabis industry in Canada? (More land there anyway, yes)
Forum: Conservation Thursday 14th November 2019, 11:40
Replies: 37
Views: 1,399
Posted By dantheman
Just to be clear - you don't believe in the...

Just to be clear - you don't believe in the current accepted climate change scenario?

I don't really get you in many respects (said nicely ;) ). You are passionate about certain things from a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th November 2019, 09:44
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By dantheman
Everyone is right here imo ... ;)

Everyone is right here imo ... ;)
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:07
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By dantheman
Ha, unless it was a really popular conversation...

Ha, unless it was a really popular conversation on the day, almost met.

Claws, feet; nothing wrong there, no?
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 13th November 2019, 09:16
Replies: 37
Views: 1,399
Posted By dantheman
Some good blanket statements/opinions on here re...

Some good blanket statements/opinions on here re vegetarianism etc

I also remember a thread (on here?) where it was proposed that we should all eat more 'wild meat' in the UK as it was more...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th November 2019, 21:45
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
Two interesting (at least I found them so) bird...

Two interesting (at least I found them so) bird things today -

Was in the lounge earlier doing stuff when suddenly became aware that I could hear a Chiffchaff weeting away in the front garden (all...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 12th November 2019, 21:27
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By dantheman
As Lisa says you may get a fuller response in a...

As Lisa says you may get a fuller response in a different section of this site (maybe a mod would move your request, or re-post).

I expect most birders will try and escape for some fresh air at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th November 2019, 08:23
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
Canada Goose Sparrowhawk Great Spotted...

Canada Goose
Sparrowhawk
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Greenfinch

I wouldn't expect Kestrel or Siskin etc ...

That's a lot fewer than I originally thought. Will have to see ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th November 2019, 08:17
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
Wow, eleven hand clappy things (and none of them...

Wow, eleven hand clappy things (and none of them were slow!) I'm humbled. ;-)


Bird sps - most of mine have been random small finches or similar seen in flight through the window or a distant flappy...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th November 2019, 14:36
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
Even if they're not Surebirds.

Even if they're not Surebirds.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th November 2019, 09:43
Replies: 755
Views: 37,890
Posted By dantheman
Agree with Richard. I've also got dozens of bird...

Agree with Richard. I've also got dozens of bird sps on my list the last month alone.

But always worth posting interesting bird sightings or 'ones that got away'. Generates discussion. Like this....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 22:22
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By dantheman
Great (not Greater ;) ) Also in this pic the...

Great (not Greater ;) )

Also in this pic the darker black wings, broader wings, more brutish head (small eye) and bulk.
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