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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 25th October 2020, 19:02
Replies: 75
Views: 1,538
Posted By Jon Turner
2 Speckled Woods again today in brief sunny...

2 Speckled Woods again today in brief sunny spells in N Devon this morning.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 22nd October 2020, 19:47
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jon Turner
2 in North Devon this morning. There were days in...

2 in North Devon this morning. There were days in Scilly last week when there were 100's over St Mary's.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 22nd October 2020, 15:56
Replies: 75
Views: 1,538
Posted By Jon Turner
2 Speckled Wood in N Devon this morning. (plus 2...

2 Speckled Wood in N Devon this morning. (plus 2 Swallows).
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 22nd October 2020, 15:33
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By Jon Turner
And it's been reported again this afternoon!

And it's been reported again this afternoon!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 18th October 2020, 22:30
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By Jon Turner
I also only had brief views in flight and once on...

I also only had brief views in flight and once on a couple of trees not far away (on the other side of the valley). It will for sure go down as bird of the year - one of those that the three of us...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 14th October 2020, 22:17
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jon Turner
Yes we had good numbers on St Agnes today, and...

Yes we had good numbers on St Agnes today, and several around Porthellick too.
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Monday 12th October 2020, 22:32
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By Jon Turner
The current BTO 'A' rings (for Blue Tits etc)...

The current BTO 'A' rings (for Blue Tits etc) have 3 letters and four numbers: my current batch are AZJ4001 etc.
But if the Norwegian scheme gets this they may just be able to put the four numbers to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 11th October 2020, 16:56
Replies: 75
Views: 1,538
Posted By Jon Turner
Red Admiral, Large White and Speckled Wood up...

Red Admiral, Large White and Speckled Wood up here in N Devon this morning.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th October 2020, 18:54
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jon Turner
Quite good numbers today on Lundy providing a...

Quite good numbers today on Lundy providing a distraction from the main event! The current ringer says that several that he has trapped ringed have been very light - 13/14 grams. so he's hoping they...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th October 2020, 18:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jon Turner
Thanks for that Szimi!

Thanks for that Szimi!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th October 2020, 18:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jon Turner
Is osculans the one that turned up on Scilly a...

Is osculans the one that turned up on Scilly a few years back? Or was this just considered an aberrant plumage bird?
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 6th October 2020, 20:36
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Jon Turner
I painted some of mine with green wood...

I painted some of mine with green wood preservative, but I've never really checked whether the colour has anything to do with the catch!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 6th October 2020, 15:59
Replies: 75
Views: 1,538
Posted By Jon Turner
Speckled Wood and Red Admiral in North Devon...

Speckled Wood and Red Admiral in North Devon today.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th October 2020, 16:15
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Jon Turner
It looks like a Blackbird moulting into adult...

It looks like a Blackbird moulting into adult plumage. They can be a bit scruffy while moulting.
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 4th October 2020, 14:40
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Jon Turner
I was busy loading the car about 2 weeks ago, and...

I was busy loading the car about 2 weeks ago, and when I got back for the next load, my wife said they had just seen a Buzzard on the picnic table in the back garden! They are over the house...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd October 2020, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Jon Turner
Escapes, surely. I saw one in...

Escapes, surely. I saw one in Jimena-de-la-Frontera a few years back. All lonesome. Sadly lots of Spanish people like having birds in cages....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th September 2020, 19:55
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Jon Turner
Lovely shots. I like the look of that blue sky...

Lovely shots. I like the look of that blue sky (especially after what we had here today!) - Did the Eagle drift in from La Janda perhaps? I've seen almost identical birds there on occasion.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 27th September 2020, 19:01
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jon Turner
2 near Braunton N Devon this morning.

2 near Braunton N Devon this morning.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 26th September 2020, 21:56
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jon Turner
Drove from St Mawes to North Devon today. 6 or so...

Drove from St Mawes to North Devon today. 6 or so Swallows flew over the road as we approached the Rock brewery (sadly closed on Saturdays now!) and another further north. All of them were flying...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 26th September 2020, 14:58
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Jon Turner
They are regular visitors to the feeders around...

They are regular visitors to the feeders around Lower Tamar Lake on the Devon/Cornwall border. There are feeders right outside the hide and they can be seen in small numbers with Marsh Tits to be...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 26th September 2020, 07:49
Replies: 47
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jon Turner
Been in Cornwall for the last week - seen most...

Been in Cornwall for the last week - seen most days here and there.
Forum: Cornwall Monday 21st September 2020, 08:43
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Jon Turner
Yes, by a good friend of mine from his garden!

Yes, by a good friend of mine from his garden!
Forum: South East England Tuesday 15th September 2020, 16:34
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Jon Turner
I saw two there back in July. The fire was a...

I saw two there back in July. The fire was a disaster.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th September 2020, 19:51
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Jon Turner
The black tail and long Tarsus suggest...

The black tail and long Tarsus suggest Black-tailed to me....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th September 2020, 09:14
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Jon Turner
I had a race around the Tablelands with...

I had a race around the Tablelands with Chowchilla a few years back - we missed Cassowary too! It was otherwise a very productive day.
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