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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Today, 13:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,755
Posted By Farnboro John
With you on that! :t: Mind you, with all its...

With you on that! :t:

Mind you, with all its faults (and among those I'm going to mention use of the meaningless word "mindfulness" to cover short films with no narration) it's still one of the best...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Today, 06:53
Replies: 202
Views: 3,487
Posted By Farnboro John
28 May and more of the same really. 16 Heart and...

28 May and more of the same really. 16 Heart and Dart still way ahead of even resurgent Shuttle-shaped Darts' effort of 7. 37 individuals of 11 species in total: Dark Arches NFY and a nice...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Today, 06:49
Replies: 26
Views: 1,755
Posted By Farnboro John
I know they are trying to make a point but I wish...

I know they are trying to make a point but I wish they would film Britain's wild Beavers instead of Britain's captive, fenced-in ones.

John
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Yesterday, 21:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,755
Posted By Farnboro John
Does seem unlikely but all it takes is a farm...

Does seem unlikely but all it takes is a farm pond with willows/sallows.

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 16:26
Replies: 202
Views: 3,487
Posted By Farnboro John
Fair enough... still envious of it! :t: John

Fair enough... still envious of it! :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 15:41
Replies: 202
Views: 3,487
Posted By Farnboro John
Tomorrow's another day..... :t: John

Tomorrow's another day..... :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 15:38
Replies: 202
Views: 3,487
Posted By Farnboro John
Can't be more than 3/4 mile in a straight line....

Can't be more than 3/4 mile in a straight line. Maybe less. Never had one!

Today's score:

53 moths of 16 species, so more variety.

27 Heart and Dart easily the biggest score, nothing else more...
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 15:30
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By Farnboro John
Indeed. One of the regular wildlife cameraman...

Indeed. One of the regular wildlife cameraman divers (it might have been Doug Allan) said he'd never had a Polar Bear look at him as if he was anything other than lunch.

John
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Yesterday, 15:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,755
Posted By Farnboro John
Missed that, but there are plenty on the Somerset...

Missed that, but there are plenty on the Somerset Levels just down the road. What was the habitat like?

John
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 26th May 2020, 18:53
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By Farnboro John
Hard to tell of course but don't phones usually...

Hard to tell of course but don't phones usually have quite a wide angle lens unless you deliberately zoom it? How easy is it to tell the perspective, especially with the phone held vertically? (I...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 26th May 2020, 18:48
Replies: 202
Views: 3,487
Posted By Farnboro John
On tenterhooks tomorrow then! Thanks to James I...

On tenterhooks tomorrow then!

Thanks to James I am now able to notify this morning's score. 51 moths of 9 species with 33 of the ever-popular Heart and Dart taking the honours. 7 Treble Lines second...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 26th May 2020, 18:43
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Farnboro John
Looking forward to it.... Seraphim was a tick BTW...

Looking forward to it.... Seraphim was a tick BTW - TYVM again! :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 26th May 2020, 17:33
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Farnboro John
Outstanding! Much appreciated. I need more...

Outstanding! Much appreciated. I need more practice myself....

Cheers

John
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 26th May 2020, 17:16
Replies: 1,519
Views: 12,320
Posted By Farnboro John
Crikey. My wife's a big fan and happy to binge...

Crikey. My wife's a big fan and happy to binge it, personally I find one or two episodes at a time is enough. I've never been able to accept the premise that every single detective in the NYPD is in...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 26th May 2020, 14:21
Replies: 1,519
Views: 12,320
Posted By Farnboro John
Well, now I understand where the word came from...

Well, now I understand where the word came from in the context, though I think extrapolation from "at least one person" to "men" is a little unfair. So far today "at least two male BFers" have...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 26th May 2020, 14:14
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Farnboro John
Now that looks like a good shout to me. I hadn't...

Now that looks like a good shout to me. I hadn't even looked at that page. Thank you! :t:

The other one I was toying with the idea of Peacock or one of its relatives, but I'm really not sure.

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 26th May 2020, 13:48
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Farnboro John
Baffled again

Hi All,

Two more that I can't work out. Help please!

Apologies for one being a very difficult angle. I blame the moth.

Cheers

John
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 26th May 2020, 11:16
Replies: 1,519
Views: 12,320
Posted By Farnboro John
Shooting and blowing stuff up is uplifting!...

Shooting and blowing stuff up is uplifting! 3:-)

But the point I was really making was that using words like "boycott" is not only wrong in the general sense that you went to see Little Women and...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 26th May 2020, 05:51
Replies: 1,519
Views: 12,320
Posted By Farnboro John
If you did, you heard wrong. Men boycotted Little...

If you did, you heard wrong. Men boycotted Little Women because it lacks shooting, blowing up and jokes. Men and women simply don't like the same kinds of entertainment. B (:

After a bit of...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 25th May 2020, 15:14
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Farnboro John
Mole crickets are popular with Hoopoes judging by...

Mole crickets are popular with Hoopoes judging by a nest box I watched for a morning in Hungary. The parents brought in loads!

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 25th May 2020, 15:11
Replies: 69
Views: 2,198
Posted By Farnboro John
Hit Fittleworth again this morning: eight...

Hit Fittleworth again this morning: eight Clubtails, all green adults of which four perched up for photos. Also Scarce Chaser male and female and loads of Banded Demoiselles.

By the time I left...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th May 2020, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Farnboro John
Quite a few swifts have random patches of pale...

Quite a few swifts have random patches of pale feathers. Sometimes they are where other species of swift have pale patches and then they can take a little while to sort out!

Below is one I saw the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 25th May 2020, 06:28
Replies: 202
Views: 3,487
Posted By Farnboro John
Better last night though not as much as I'd...

Better last night though not as much as I'd hoped. 36 Moths of 8 species. Peppered Moth (a pale one) NFY;Heart and Darts continue their rampage with 21 but 4 Treble Lines and 3 Willow Beauties...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th May 2020, 06:24
Replies: 810
Views: 45,066
Posted By Farnboro John
The photo below shows a Black Kite. Look how dark...

The photo below shows a Black Kite. Look how dark the undertail coverts are. Now look at the last photo in Ken's first sequence. Pale undertail. Classic immature Red Kite.

The second bird is also a...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 24th May 2020, 21:14
Replies: 389
Views: 9,832
Posted By Farnboro John
Fixed that for you :t: John

Fixed that for you :t:

John
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