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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 21:16
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
And now the supposedly local stuff! With...

And now the supposedly local stuff!



With things like "White Wagtail" on here I'm really not sure what they mean by "local"!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 20:29
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
OK, these first. I'm just going to delete those I...

OK, these first. I'm just going to delete those I think are always a question of twitching: then I'll annotate the rest.



All eminently do-able with planning.

John
Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 13:43
Replies: 44
Views: 7,822
Posted By Farnboro John
Hurrah! John

Hurrah!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 12:06
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
Only trying to help.... there's a long-staying...

Only trying to help.... there's a long-staying Sibechat at the moment that you could go and see - DNA tested and everything :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 10:57
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
The birds listed as "Shetland/Scilly/East Coast...

The birds listed as "Shetland/Scilly/East Coast autumn" are not far off dead certs on a week/fortnight stay in the places listed from mid September to end October. I'm not saying you'd get all of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:37
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
Would you mind putting up the 78 you think...

Would you mind putting up the 78 you think couldn't be guaranteed so we can also take a view?

Cheers

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 20th February 2020, 20:17
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
Yes, I think that's right, especially...

Yes, I think that's right, especially considering the information services in Britain particularly - where distances are not so great and infrastructure pretty decent - provide excellent up-to-date...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 20th February 2020, 17:42
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
I'm not sure WP would be focused on twitching,...

I'm not sure WP would be focused on twitching, would it? To get round all the WP regulars would surely take most of the year? Yes one might plan to hit the Azores in Autumn but how much more time...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 20th February 2020, 13:05
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Farnboro John
Crowned Eagle pretty gripping!! John

Crowned Eagle pretty gripping!!

John
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 20th February 2020, 10:57
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Farnboro John
Yes, the last review of Antarctic Blue Whales...

Yes, the last review of Antarctic Blue Whales estimated 2000: pre-whaling the population estimate was 250,000 - so they have recovered to less than 1% of the pre-whaling total... good news but not by...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 19th February 2020, 07:46
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Farnboro John
Concur Field Vole, though rats can be very grey...

Concur Field Vole, though rats can be very grey and their noses are not really sharp: size however is vole-sized and the tail is too thin for even a juvenile rat of that size, as well as being hairy....
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 18th February 2020, 17:34
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By Farnboro John
These days you can see 300 species in Britain...

These days you can see 300 species in Britain without ever troubling BBRC. There is nothing complicated about seeing Cirl Bunting, Stone-curlew or Ptarmigan, all of which can be done from within 50...
Forum: Scotland Monday 17th February 2020, 12:16
Replies: 291
Views: 69,591
Posted By Farnboro John
Try walking over the bridge with a billy goat in...

Try walking over the bridge with a billy goat in tow....;)

John
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 16th February 2020, 21:50
Replies: 45
Views: 1,277
Posted By Farnboro John
So your final form was the result of external...

So your final form was the result of external pressure rather than becoming cool? 3:-)

John
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 16th February 2020, 09:22
Replies: 45
Views: 1,277
Posted By Farnboro John
Or maybe the Anglicisation of words is just a...

Or maybe the Anglicisation of words is just a thing, so get over it?

Having been brought up by a secondary school French teacher and not only defied her frequent demands for French pronunciation to...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 15th February 2020, 08:52
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Farnboro John
I hope they were allowed to take their meal with...

I hope they were allowed to take their meal with them - what a waste otherwise!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 14th February 2020, 12:04
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Farnboro John
RAF VC10? o:D John

RAF VC10? o:D

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 10th February 2020, 19:54
Replies: 892
Views: 134,941
Posted By Farnboro John
Boeing, eh…… ;) What about that 747 New York to...

Boeing, eh…… ;)

What about that 747 New York to Heathrow yesterday? Bet that was a rough crossing, riding the jetstream all the way to take an hour off the subsonic record! (There were some pretty...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th February 2020, 17:04
Replies: 58
Views: 1,312
Posted By Farnboro John
:-O John

:-O

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th February 2020, 15:04
Replies: 58
Views: 1,312
Posted By Farnboro John
I get the impression it is policing any other...

I get the impression it is policing any other bird that does.... 3:-)

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th February 2020, 12:35
Replies: 58
Views: 1,312
Posted By Farnboro John
Well I'm very envious of that Tawny Owl!...

Well I'm very envious of that Tawny Owl! :eek!:

As it happens all my above photos of Colin were from the same year, but he's done four seasons now and it will be interesting to see if he makes it to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th February 2020, 08:39
Replies: 892
Views: 134,941
Posted By Farnboro John
Class! I notice the one of the triple-tail has...

Class! I notice the one of the triple-tail has the ominous shape of a brand-new 707 in the background.

John
Forum: Lists Saturday 8th February 2020, 21:37
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By Farnboro John
Big Whitey is back to normal regularity now, with...

Big Whitey is back to normal regularity now, with Rip showing up once in a while. Haven't seen Psycho for a couple of weeks - not since last reported on here.

Had a trip down to the New Forest...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th February 2020, 21:20
Replies: 892
Views: 134,941
Posted By Farnboro John
Maybe not in the USA, which after all gave us the...

Maybe not in the USA, which after all gave us the SLUF, BUFF, Rhino, Warthog and Aardvark :-O :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th February 2020, 21:13
Replies: 58
Views: 1,312
Posted By Farnboro John
The worst birds to Photograph (continued) 3....

The worst birds to Photograph (continued)

3. Merlin

Female/immature Shetland X 2

4. Bittern

Minsmere Bittern hide
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