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Forum: Lists Yesterday, 17:37
Replies: 41
Views: 2,300
Posted By Farnboro John
I've said this before, but IMHO, thee are two...

I've said this before, but IMHO, thee are two kinds of Rabbits in this world: those that know they're prey, and those that know they ain't! While I've seen more than a few Stoat kills of Rabbits -...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 16th June 2019, 21:51
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Farnboro John
Cool! :t: John

Cool! :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 16th June 2019, 21:17
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Farnboro John
Last weekend there were already fresh Painted...

Last weekend there were already fresh Painted Ladies in Norfolk, England, presumably from your influx.

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 16th June 2019, 10:00
Replies: 697
Views: 108,409
Posted By Farnboro John
Dunsfold yesterday - last Wings and Wheels, as...

Dunsfold yesterday - last Wings and Wheels, as the airfield is going for housing, just like everywhere else. The damn politicians haven't an idea in their heads except growth fuelled by more and more...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 12th June 2019, 15:16
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By Farnboro John
Nightjars sometimes churr in broad daylight and...

Nightjars sometimes churr in broad daylight and sometimes choose prominent roosts. They quite often churr from prominent perches in the evening, in varying degrees of dusk, and often fly before it is...
Forum: Mammals Monday 10th June 2019, 18:35
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Farnboro John
Fantastic record, you must be chuffed to bits. Be...

Fantastic record, you must be chuffed to bits. Be interesting to find out whether it is a temporary stop or a regular roost.

Also, good job it was the outside loo - if I'd found a bat that size in...
Forum: Mammals Monday 10th June 2019, 15:56
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Farnboro John
Yes, although you would expect pale under-fur to...

Yes, although you would expect pale under-fur to show through in winter, at this time of year Polecats should have lost most of that and look dark. The body also shows pale on the hind foot at least...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 8th June 2019, 15:15
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Farnboro John
Have those other sites considered whether or not...

Have those other sites considered whether or not Brown Hawker has been reported this year yet?

John
Forum: Conservation Saturday 8th June 2019, 15:12
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By Farnboro John
No, I'm sorry, I don't accept that any more....

No, I'm sorry, I don't accept that any more. There are too many of us and too few of them, and the system of values has to change. And before you say anything about children being special, consider...
Forum: Sussex Saturday 8th June 2019, 10:39
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Farnboro John
I imagine that is deliberate. The more they can...

I imagine that is deliberate. The more they can blur the line, the more they can claim they are encouraging wild birds back rather than conducting a vanity project with a species that could well...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 8th June 2019, 08:37
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By Farnboro John
I imagine there was some deep heart-searching by...

I imagine there was some deep heart-searching by the Park authorities prior to taking the action that they did. They are responsible for substantial numbers of animals of various endangered species:...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th June 2019, 08:26
Replies: 25
Views: 559
Posted By Farnboro John
Concur! https://live.staticflickr.com/3841/150736...

Concur!

https://live.staticflickr.com/3841/15073638192_ec1288b432_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oY1ktE)2014_08_06 (18b)_Mountain_Bluebird (https://flic.kr/p/oY1ktE) by John Dixon...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 7th June 2019, 14:43
Replies: 25
Views: 559
Posted By Farnboro John
I agree with Andy's "the next one" but I'm also...

I agree with Andy's "the next one" but I'm also happy (very happy) to nominate a specific individual bird: the white Gyrfalcon on Berry Head in March/April 1986.

Not only did I recover from my...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 1st June 2019, 20:42
Replies: 697
Views: 108,409
Posted By Farnboro John
It's quick as well, it would show a clean pair of...

It's quick as well, it would show a clean pair of heels to an Islander or a Twin Otter effortlessly - and you could land on the beach of the right island, too! :t:

John
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 31st May 2019, 07:53
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Farnboro John
When you pick up the car make a careful...

When you pick up the car make a careful inspection and photograph it from all angles, especially any obvious scuffs, dents, scratches and window chips: and do it right in front of the car hire...
Forum: Mammals Thursday 30th May 2019, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Farnboro John
Sounds like a keeper to me :t: John

Sounds like a keeper to me :t:

John
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 28th May 2019, 23:13
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Farnboro John
Very nice, especially in daylight! Are you...

Very nice, especially in daylight! Are you feeding them, and if so, what?

John
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Tuesday 28th May 2019, 20:44
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Farnboro John
In that case yes, I think so (good call, Andy)....

In that case yes, I think so (good call, Andy). Most of the fins have been removed, probably eaten. Pretty manky!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 28th May 2019, 13:15
Replies: 44
Views: 1,234
Posted By Farnboro John
Because..... Ptarmigan X 5: Cairn Gorm...

Because.....

Ptarmigan X 5:

Cairn Gorm Northern Corries X 2
Cairnwell top X 3 (2 occasions involved)

John :t:
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Tuesday 28th May 2019, 10:34
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Farnboro John
Good point, size would be a big help! John

Good point, size would be a big help!

John
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Tuesday 28th May 2019, 09:41
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Farnboro John
The thing is so far gone its very difficult to...

The thing is so far gone its very difficult to have a go at ID. I wasn't convinced the forehead was bulbous - I thought it might have reshaped as the corpse collapsed - or you could interpret the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 28th May 2019, 09:36
Replies: 44
Views: 1,234
Posted By Farnboro John
I'm not sure that's entirely true, John (one size...

I'm not sure that's entirely true, John (one size rarely fits all). The important thing about a regional site guide is that it must cover all the species that people will want to try to see in the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 28th May 2019, 08:28
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By Farnboro John
Excellent opening programme to the Springwatch...

Excellent opening programme to the Springwatch season last night. Even Gillian seems to have settled down. More please!

John
Forum: Lists Monday 27th May 2019, 18:46
Replies: 41
Views: 2,300
Posted By Farnboro John
Culture day at the National Gallery in London...

Culture day at the National Gallery in London today: took the opportunity to ride the Underground hunting for House Mice.

Found one at a classic hotspot for them: North end of Northbound platform on...
Forum: Lists Monday 27th May 2019, 07:14
Replies: 41
Views: 2,300
Posted By Farnboro John
Nice photos! The bunny looks more hare than...

Nice photos! The bunny looks more hare than rabbit: what are the options where you are?

A quick google suggests that is USS Indiana?

Cheers

John

PS: I've been neglecting the thread, sorry. I...
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