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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Today, 16:58
Replies: 1
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Posted By dantheman
https://twitter.com/MwallacepgP/status/10971133516...

https://twitter.com/MwallacepgP/status/1097113351652556801

Unprecedented? Seen a few on Scillies of an autumn.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 14th February 2019, 17:52
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By dantheman
Almost worth getting out of bed for ... ;)

Almost worth getting out of bed for ... ;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 14th February 2019, 16:17
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By dantheman
Peacock butterfly in the sunshine today. With...

Peacock butterfly in the sunshine today.

With another two butterfly sps - either Peacock or Red Admiral (one whilst driving through the lanes).
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 13th February 2019, 18:47
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By dantheman
Are you looking at proper foreign birding trips,...

Are you looking at proper foreign birding trips, or shorter duration UK destinations or both? Presume you drive?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th February 2019, 16:24
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By dantheman
I've very nearly been taken out by what I...

I've very nearly been taken out by what I presumed at the time was a LEO whilst eating cream crackers in the pitch dark on Corsica.

(Will have to try squeaking out - I enjoy annoying cats whenever I...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 11th February 2019, 22:21
Replies: 67
Views: 7,503
Posted By dantheman
Did you not investigate Megabus? ;)

Did you not investigate Megabus? ;)
Forum: Conservation Monday 11th February 2019, 21:10
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By dantheman
Think the article said the last was actually...

Think the article said the last was actually recorded over 30 years ago or so?

I imagine in the last few decades they were about there wasn't much compunction to not hunt then, even if hunters are...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 7th February 2019, 20:41
Replies: 46
Views: 3,573
Posted By dantheman
[QUOTE=Farnboro John;3815611] Think this came up...

[QUOTE=Farnboro John;3815611]

Think this came up previously as a thread (back at the time?) - a request to not discuss, out of sensitivity/not prejudicing.

Don't recall the thread or the outcome.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 6th February 2019, 22:03
Replies: 118
Views: 8,515
Posted By dantheman
+1

+1
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 5th February 2019, 14:53
Replies: 187
Views: 9,757
Posted By dantheman
Or in a Peregrine ... (that would be a Falconated...

Or in a Peregrine ... (that would be a Falconated Duck perhaps) ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th February 2019, 13:52
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By dantheman
Not Kelp Gull?

Not Kelp Gull?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 5th February 2019, 13:47
Replies: 187
Views: 9,757
Posted By dantheman
Presumably Cackling Goose and Barnacle Goose...

Presumably Cackling Goose and Barnacle Goose don't overlap in breeding range, yet the latter is accepted as a carrier species for the former? Any marginally lost bird could summer with the wrong...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 2nd February 2019, 21:53
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By dantheman
But I think if the technology is on the verge of...

But I think if the technology is on the verge of doing that now (or presumably can, but not yet in public released equipment), then it will only be a few years before the technology will be there -...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 31st January 2019, 19:30
Replies: 118
Views: 8,515
Posted By dantheman
Maybe a parallel with Common and Pallid Swift? -...

Maybe a parallel with Common and Pallid Swift? - a swift in October can just as easily (or more) be a Common, even though all the UK breeders were essentially gone by August ... presume a flight only...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 31st January 2019, 19:27
Replies: 118
Views: 8,515
Posted By dantheman
On the basis that everything is ultimately...

On the basis that everything is ultimately pointless, yes.

But essentially disagree with you ;) Although whether a discussion on here actually motivates people to get out there and check things more...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 30th January 2019, 22:13
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dantheman
Rough-legged Buzzard would be the other one if...

Rough-legged Buzzard would be the other one if not Common Buzzard - definitely not a Honey Buzzard at this time of year., and very unlikely beside the road anyway.

Common Buzzards are also pretty...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 30th January 2019, 22:02
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By dantheman
Sounds a bit fishy to me ... definitely not a...

Sounds a bit fishy to me ... definitely not a panini?

If it was a hawk maybe an escaped falconers bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 30th January 2019, 18:10
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By dantheman
Well now, that was my thinking too (Glauc). As...

Well now, that was my thinking too (Glauc).

As an aside perhaps (a question I've been wanting to ask), has there ever been any evidence/suspicion of hybridising between the two?
Forum: Leica Tuesday 29th January 2019, 07:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,302
Posted By dantheman
I was wondering whether the stickers may need a...

I was wondering whether the stickers may need a warning label.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th January 2019, 11:19
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By dantheman
;) It's quite interesting - a small number of...

;)

It's quite interesting - a small number of Redshank and Curlew also overwinter on similar rocky shorelines - different populations/subsp even, learned behaviour or what?

I guess a small number...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th January 2019, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By dantheman
Not totally true - a small number overwinter on...

Not totally true - a small number overwinter on the coast of especially Southern Ireland and SW UK.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 27th January 2019, 12:04
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By dantheman
This is what google comes up with...

This is what google comes up with -

https://butterfly-conservation.org/butterflies/first-butterfly-sightings-2019
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 27th January 2019, 10:08
Replies: 153
Views: 4,423
Posted By dantheman
Names can change, but it should be a gradual...

Names can change, but it should be a gradual process, or agreed, rather than imposed ... +1

Out of interest ...

Waldrapp and Sprosser were two that were used in the previous English Collins book...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 19:29
Replies: 118
Views: 8,515
Posted By dantheman
There have been a few ... shot in...

There have been a few ... shot in France?

Pacific Diver - probably not much chance of getting overlooked now - any Black-throated Divers at viewable range will surely be being grilled?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 21st January 2019, 23:48
Replies: 5,561
Views: 766,765
Posted By dantheman
If the UK still counts I remember seeing one in...

If the UK still counts I remember seeing one in Dorset a few years back ...
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