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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th May 2019, 19:33
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Surreybirder
When we arrived at Dungeness (Kent, UK) at about...

When we arrived at Dungeness (Kent, UK) at about 8.00 a.m., we were greeted with a biting northerly wind. We started in front of the sea-watching hide, which at least meant that we could keep our...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 28th March 2019, 19:36
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks, Nutcracker... A negundo does seem to be...

Thanks, Nutcracker... A negundo does seem to be quite a good fit.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 27th March 2019, 18:20
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Surreybirder
tree for ID

This photo was taken in a friend's garden in Surrey, UK a couple of days ago. Could someone please give me an idea as to which species it is?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 13th March 2019, 21:17
Replies: 4,005
Views: 695,736
Posted By Surreybirder
Some lovely shots, Paul. I look forward to your...

Some lovely shots, Paul. I look forward to your trip report!
Ken
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 13th March 2019, 18:57
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Surreybirder
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/djibouti

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/djibouti
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th February 2019, 16:47
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Surreybirder
This global decline in insect numbers has been...

This global decline in insect numbers has been highlighted in the press recently, with all sorts of doomsday scenario warnings. LOs could be one of the indicator species ahead of much worse species...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd February 2019, 16:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Surreybirder
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd February 2019, 09:24
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Surreybirder
What part of the country was this?

What part of the country was this?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd February 2019, 19:19
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Surreybirder
RNPs are still scarce near me. One theory I've...

RNPs are still scarce near me.

One theory I've heard is that the crash in the rabbit population has forced buzzards to hunt different prey.

Another is that the loss of beetles has deprived LOs of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd February 2019, 07:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Surreybirder
thanks for all the replies. It's not really...

thanks for all the replies.
It's not really possible to draw conclusions from a small number of cases but it does sound as if loss of nesting sites could be a factor.
I'm interested to hear about...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 20th February 2019, 19:39
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Surreybirder
I suggest you do a search on...

I suggest you do a search on Cloudbirders
Hundreds of trip reports there, including 177 from Ethiopia.
https://www.cloudbirders.com/tripreport
Ken
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 20th February 2019, 19:09
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Surreybirder
little owls

I live in Surrey. Talking with local birders, we have all noticed a dramatic decline in the number of little owls in our area. I think that the decline set in at about the time of the very hard...
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Friday 25th January 2019, 17:14
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks for the feedback. Love your photo,...

Thanks for the feedback. Love your photo, Andy.
Ken
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Sunday 20th January 2019, 13:26
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Surreybirder
orange fungus

Is this orange-peel fungus? It doesn't look quite right.
Thanks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th January 2019, 16:23
Replies: 28
Views: 830
Posted By Surreybirder
Perhaps I'm being rash offering an opinion, not...

Perhaps I'm being rash offering an opinion, not having seen a pelican for many years, but they look like pelicans to me. The bottom right-hand one, for example, seems to have a pelican's beak. And...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 3rd January 2019, 11:17
Replies: 129
Views: 3,525
Posted By Surreybirder
I cannot see any mention of green sandpiper....

I cannot see any mention of green sandpiper. Surely someone must have seen one?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 06:41
Replies: 129
Views: 3,525
Posted By Surreybirder
Not sure where to see the lists without reading...

Not sure where to see the lists without reading through all 88 posts but in case it helps, I saw merlin, hen harrier, rough-legged buzzard in Kent yesterday. (I notice that eBird lists 122 species...
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Sunday 30th December 2018, 15:40
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks, guys. I see it is also known as witches'...

Thanks, guys. I see it is also known as witches' butter!
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Wednesday 26th December 2018, 19:36
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Surreybirder
Yellow fungus

I wonder if anyone knows what this fungus is, photographed in Surrey, UK, on Christmas day by my wife on her phone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd December 2018, 19:36
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Surreybirder
Sorry, I don't seem to get notified of any new...

Sorry, I don't seem to get notified of any new posts.
Papuan harrier does seem to be a possibility.
We need some expert advice!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd December 2018, 07:09
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks, both. Whistling Kite looks a good...

Thanks, both. Whistling Kite looks a good contender. I'm not sure where my brother took the photo but I know that he was near Madang recently, which looks to be in the range of WK. He's not into...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st December 2018, 06:04
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Surreybirder
PNG raptor

Any clues?
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th December 2018, 13:13
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Surreybirder
Not sure my experience will be much help as I am...

Not sure my experience will be much help as I am increasingly using my smart phone and eBird. But I'm not into the hunting and fishing things.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th November 2018, 16:58
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Surreybirder
To be honest I find this a slightly complicated...

To be honest I find this a slightly complicated approach for a children's picture book.
So, a child sees a lot of starlings scrapping for bread crumbs on the lawn. He thinks, how greedy they are? But...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 4th September 2018, 10:29
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks, Martin. That's a useful tip about editing...

Thanks, Martin. That's a useful tip about editing in Office. It is actually easier than the system I have which I paid for!
Here is another one of the same beast.
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