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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Yesterday, 21:22
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Farnboro John
Interesting POV. Current "dog's bollocks" for...

Interesting POV.

Current "dog's bollocks" for air to air is inquestionably the F-22 Raptor. General opinion these days of the non-stealth family is the Eurofighter Typhoon with the F-15 "best of the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Yesterday, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Farnboro John
Background sounds on location on radio today:...

Background sounds on location on radio today: Ring-necked Parakeets the moment the Kings's Troop fired the gun for the start of the two minutes silence!

John
Forum: Conservation Friday 8th November 2019, 15:19
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Farnboro John
The meat thing is just veggie propaganda. Before...

The meat thing is just veggie propaganda. Before herds of cattle there were herds of Bison, Mammoth, Mastodon, horses, you name it. T'ain't the cattle that are wrong (though wild species would be...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 6th November 2019, 16:42
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By Farnboro John
Actually its much worse than Britain. In Britain...

Actually its much worse than Britain. In Britain it's not usual for hunters to come onto reserves to shoot protected birds, or for shooting tours to take boats to the foot of Bempton Cliffs and open...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 6th November 2019, 15:27
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Farnboro John
I think the RSPB and other organisations would be...

I think the RSPB and other organisations would be well advised to publish, with each story like this, maps showing the last known position of all the "disappeared" raptors. The maps shouldn't be...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 6th November 2019, 15:20
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By Farnboro John
Certainly wouldn't, and always tell everyone I...

Certainly wouldn't, and always tell everyone I know the same.

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 5th November 2019, 15:48
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Farnboro John
Done. Quite well constructed survey with good...

Done. Quite well constructed survey with good free text questions. Good luck with the project.

John
Forum: Conservation Thursday 31st October 2019, 18:52
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Farnboro John
Only in civilised places... John

Only in civilised places...

John
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 30th October 2019, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Farnboro John
As fast as knowledge is expanded, learning...

As fast as knowledge is expanded, learning recedes as the plebs choose X-box, X-factor and 4X over Xpanding their minds.

Birders are an island of curiosity and cerebration in a sea of self-selected...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 29th October 2019, 19:32
Replies: 48
Views: 1,696
Posted By Farnboro John
Gripping! Interesting to see pretty much absence...

Gripping! Interesting to see pretty much absence of saddle - no wonder I couldn't see it on the flying Longham dragon. I noted from the Portland Obs blog that it was available for an hour -...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 29th October 2019, 10:32
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Farnboro John
No it isn't right. The one exception I would be...

No it isn't right. The one exception I would be prepared to make would be a proven man-eating big cat, but Corbett said he would give even a Tiger that attacked a person a chance, and another, and...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 26th October 2019, 08:14
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Farnboro John
A birder, a dab hand with rhyme Took his camera...

A birder, a dab hand with rhyme
Took his camera out birding one time
Crossing ground in some haste
He dropped plastic waste
Not suppression, but still East Hills crime!

Hope somebody hands it in......
Forum: Mammals Thursday 24th October 2019, 19:11
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Farnboro John
:t: John

:t:

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 24th October 2019, 17:49
Replies: 48
Views: 1,696
Posted By Farnboro John
With a good weather forecast and time for...

With a good weather forecast and time for dragonflies definitely running out I decided to take a half day and have another go at the Vagrant Emperor(s) at Longham Lakes on Tuesday afternoon. I...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 24th October 2019, 11:59
Replies: 41
Views: 2,986
Posted By Farnboro John
Lets hope the results are released in any event....

Lets hope the results are released in any event. Along with the project's plan for mitigation of the identified risks for the future.

John
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 08:58
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Farnboro John
Imagine getting your hands on Pussy Galore's...

Imagine getting your hands on Pussy Galore's copy!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th October 2019, 21:48
Replies: 46
Views: 1,792
Posted By Farnboro John
Didn't one of the Top Ten miss a bird due to...

Didn't one of the Top Ten miss a bird due to either an orgy or a hangover? (Maybe both, and maybe concurrently!)

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 20th October 2019, 17:36
Replies: 48
Views: 1,696
Posted By Farnboro John
Good luck! Hopefully you will have a good chance...

Good luck! Hopefully you will have a good chance over there.

John
Forum: Mammals Sunday 20th October 2019, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Farnboro John
Somebody keeping a webcam list? :eek!: John

Somebody keeping a webcam list? :eek!:

John
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 20th October 2019, 08:16
Replies: 48
Views: 1,696
Posted By Farnboro John
I didn't think I'd be adding more to this thread,...

I didn't think I'd be adding more to this thread, but it was a nice day yesterday in Southern England, and out I went.

Clare and I travelled down to Longham Lakes so that I could photograph the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th October 2019, 07:58
Replies: 46
Views: 1,792
Posted By Farnboro John
I also have other hobbies (aircraft photography...

I also have other hobbies (aircraft photography for instance) and enjoy them very much, but I'm quite clear about the hierarchy when a lifer turns up! :t:

John
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 19th October 2019, 09:00
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Farnboro John
Class photography! John

Class photography!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 19th October 2019, 07:43
Replies: 46
Views: 1,792
Posted By Farnboro John
I gave up playing hockey for the Royal Aircraft...

I gave up playing hockey for the Royal Aircraft Establishment not long after really getting into twitching. I was no longer prepared to guarantee I would be in a particular place at a particular...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 18th October 2019, 13:41
Replies: 85
Views: 3,794
Posted By Farnboro John
The real difference is that twitchers are just...

The real difference is that twitchers are just individuals pursuing a hobby and "Extinction Rebellion" has been content until now to claim it's a movement with a shedload of members. Suddenly it...
Forum: Bats Friday 18th October 2019, 07:33
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Farnboro John
First GHB I ever saw was at the beech hanger...

First GHB I ever saw was at the beech hanger roundabout just West of Stonehenge, many years ago. Last one was during a hibernation survey in Sussex and was alleged to be a returner.

I'd be...
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