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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th August 2012, 17:39
Replies: 33
Views: 4,384
Posted By Twite
Indeed it does. |8|| Sticky. READ THIS BEFORE...

Indeed it does. |8||

Sticky. READ THIS BEFORE POSTING: Include Country and Location in title of your Thread Please

Think this may have arisen in the past....anyway, I wish there were forums for...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 9th August 2012, 19:37
Replies: 13
Views: 7,151
Posted By Twite
Taking cats, feral or domestic, has to be a...

Taking cats, feral or domestic, has to be a positive. |=)|
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th August 2012, 10:55
Replies: 31
Views: 4,244
Posted By Twite
Hi Steve, I was aware of the scarcity of Marsh...

Hi Steve,

I was aware of the scarcity of Marsh Sandpiper when I posted, but went ahead anyway to see if it would stir anything. Always enjoy these ambiguous photos more than clear cut id's. Easier...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th August 2012, 09:49
Replies: 31
Views: 4,244
Posted By Twite
The smaller bird in pics 1 and 2 looks like a...

The smaller bird in pics 1 and 2 looks like a Marsh Sandpiper. Just basing this on jizz, really all plumage features are missing from both birds in these photos, streaking, facial markings. The bill...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th August 2012, 18:29
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By Twite
Excellent video. Good luck with your...

Excellent video. Good luck with your fundraising.

Twite.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th July 2012, 17:55
Replies: 26
Views: 2,843
Posted By Twite
Could it be part of its intestine or stomach...

Could it be part of its intestine or stomach protruding through a tear in the abdominal wall? Similar to a hernia. Maybe it escaped a predator attack, may also account for the blood and the drooping...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th July 2012, 12:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,646
Posted By Twite
No doubt about it being a white. On route to...

No doubt about it being a white. On route to Iceland via Ireland's west coast. Ringer is some fella called Dennis Elphick, you've probably heard of him ;) 2010 was a bumper year for us for White...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th July 2012, 11:07
Replies: 14
Views: 2,646
Posted By Twite
Here you...

Here you...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Friday 6th July 2012, 20:53
Replies: 5
Views: 3,171
Posted By Twite
Says my bins remain unfixed.

Says my bins remain unfixed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th July 2012, 14:55
Replies: 9
Views: 2,301
Posted By Twite
I saw an adult Starling with a bill of about the...

I saw an adult Starling with a bill of about the same size in Central Park NYC in 2007. It was part of a group and didn't appear to be at any obvious disadvantage compared with the others. It would...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 13:48
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By Twite
Lighten up ffs.

Lighten up ffs.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 10:19
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By Twite
Contraption constructed from paper and wire...

Contraption constructed from paper and wire defies laws of physics. Probably a Nobel Prize in there somewhere.

Drift? One Nobel Prize is enough.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 09:29
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By Twite
They don't come down until the flame has gone...

They don't come down until the flame has gone out.

The one that annoys me most is the plastic rings for holding four and six packs of beer together.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 15th June 2012, 16:43
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Twite
It is most likely the same pair. Some sources say...

It is most likely the same pair. Some sources say they breed 3-6 times a year. Though six would be more likely in parts of the range where the climate would be suitable, unlikely on these rain-sodden...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 13th June 2012, 15:09
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By Twite
Thanks for the responses. I emailed...

Thanks for the responses. I emailed bookdepository.uk earlier but haven't heard anything yet. No complaints about them though, probably one of the best businesses I've dealt with, so can recommend...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Wednesday 13th June 2012, 15:03
Replies: 5
Views: 3,171
Posted By Twite
You may be right, time will tell. I did mention...

You may be right, time will tell.

I did mention that I had family in NYC and suggested that I would use that route if delivery to Europe caused a problem. Delivery to either would have been fine for...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 13th June 2012, 08:47
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By Twite
Has everyone received their copies yet? Not me....

Has everyone received their copies yet? Not me. Pre-ordered a paperback copy. I noticed that a couple of members said they got their copies, hardback and paperback. Thanks for any updates.
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Tuesday 12th June 2012, 20:15
Replies: 5
Views: 3,171
Posted By Twite
Bushnell Service. Shoddy sums it up.

Though some may be happy with the service, I am not.

On 30th May I contacted the company via the email address on the website with a query about purchasing replacement eyecups. I went this route...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th May 2012, 16:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Twite
Indeed it does. Good stuff Sandra. You won't...

Indeed it does.



Good stuff Sandra. You won't hear any excuses from me. ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th May 2012, 08:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Twite
It's not easy to be sure from this photo, but I...

It's not easy to be sure from this photo, but I get the impression of Redpoll. Small beak and 'dumpy' appearance, head merging into body. Also flight style and call in flight makes me thinks it's...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2012, 14:29
Replies: 19
Views: 3,069
Posted By Twite
This fits your description fairly well,...

This fits your description fairly well, mostly.

BWP: Taken from the BWP on CD-ROM: copyright Oxford University Press.

East Siberian race, yakutensis. Largest race. Little known in west Palearctic,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th May 2012, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 5,441
Posted By Twite
I agree with birding maniac. A replacement...

I agree with birding maniac. A replacement nestbox in the Autumn and you won't feel so bad about blocking them out. Unless it's one of these
http://www.cartoonstock.com/lowres/amc0720l.jpg
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th May 2012, 17:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By Twite
I'll bet it was these fellas...

I'll bet it was these fellas http://www.ispot.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/mid/images/17204/24553250b590d5ce20a2ddebcadb7af0.jpg St Mark's Fly Bibio marci
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th May 2012, 09:24
Replies: 20
Views: 3,873
Posted By Twite
If anybody's claiming or has claimed, that the...

If anybody's claiming or has claimed, that the extinction of gamekeepers will lead to the extinction of Red Grouse they're talking out of their ****, I don't care how many Ph.D's they've got. The...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 10th May 2012, 08:37
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Twite
Thanks to both of you. Much appreciated.

Thanks to both of you. Much appreciated.
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