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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 20:51
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Britseye
Thanks for clearing that up.

Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 18:46
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Britseye
I didn't think of that. Do they overlap in that...

I didn't think of that. Do they overlap in that region?
Forum: Scotland Monday 23rd September 2019, 18:01
Replies: 3,438
Views: 678,900
Posted By Britseye
I second that on both counts.:t: I remember at...

I second that on both counts.:t: I remember at Ham Walls, Somerset, a couple of years ago having five different individual birds singing in five different consecutive trees along one of the trails.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 17:51
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Britseye
AGP en route to New Zealand

Love this sort of stuff

https://twitter.com/miranda_trust/status/1176075331301605376
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 17:32
Replies: 76
Views: 5,085
Posted By Britseye
Not sure she's ever found anything rarer than...

Not sure she's ever found anything rarer than Feral Pigeon and House Sparrow, has she, John? So I'd say none. ;)

(Apologies:only stopped by cos I saw your name and wanted to return the 'best wishes...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 23rd September 2019, 17:16
Replies: 50
Views: 2,103
Posted By Britseye
Where leeches are abundant I have sometimes...

Where leeches are abundant I have sometimes followed the example of local Thai guides and gone round muddy trails in flip-flops. That way you can see and feel them if they hitch a ride. But being a...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 22nd September 2019, 14:01
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Britseye
Last time I went to Mindo - ten years ago - I...

Last time I went to Mindo - ten years ago - I caught a local bus from outside the airport and was there in two hours. Loads of places around 10-20 dollars to stay in the village. Roads heading N, E,...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 22nd September 2019, 06:06
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Britseye
Mindo area, Ecuador, Steve? We've talked about it...

Mindo area, Ecuador, Steve? We've talked about it a few times on here in the past 12 months. Tropical, cheap, loads of birds, slightly hilly but not that much.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 21st September 2019, 15:59
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Britseye
Could be this, unless there's something similar ...

Could be this, unless there's something similar I don't know about?

https://www.ukmoths.org.uk/species/caradrina-kadenii/
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 19th September 2019, 18:47
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Britseye
Yes, John. Pretty sure that's what it is, even...

Yes, John. Pretty sure that's what it is, even though it looks a bit different from the ones we get on Scilly. The moth-ers on St Agnes tend to get a bit tired of them in October, the same way I'm...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 19th September 2019, 18:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Britseye
Not that it's here or there when it comes to an...

Not that it's here or there when it comes to an objective identity, but both the Marsh Warbler in the OP and these latest photos were found by people who were quite 'flabbergasted' when they first...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 18th September 2019, 21:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Britseye
Just for the record, Julian, here's a few pics of...

Just for the record, Julian, here's a few pics of another Marsh Warbler we had on St Agnes late October 2015 (mentioned in the text above). Not quite so 'big-headed' as the 2009 bird, it did have a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 17th September 2019, 17:05
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Britseye
Could it be a worn Small Square Spot, Ken?

Could it be a worn Small Square Spot, Ken?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th September 2019, 09:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Britseye
Correct. Not that I saw it, but the controversy...

Correct. Not that I saw it, but the controversy over that bird was part of the reason I went the extra mile to detail what all who saw the 2009 Marsh Warbler on St Agnes agreed was a pleasingly...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 11th September 2019, 10:40
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Britseye
OK, thanks. Still struggling to pick out Mottled,...

OK, thanks. Still struggling to pick out Mottled, Six-striped and Heath Rustics from the commoner species.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th September 2019, 07:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Britseye
Thanks, Brian. Not sure what to make of that. My...

Thanks, Brian. Not sure what to make of that. My aim was to simplify things and put them in a nutshell, not get bogged down in measurements and in the hand criteria. Not everybody has the capacity to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 9th September 2019, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Britseye
Many thanks both

Many thanks both
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 9th September 2019, 13:19
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Britseye
A well-marked Rustic sp

Could somebody please make my day and tell me that the attached Rustic is something other than a Square-spot or Flounced Rustic.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th September 2019, 13:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Britseye
Thank you. Yes, of course, pass it on, That was...

Thank you. Yes, of course, pass it on, That was the idea. :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th September 2019, 12:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Britseye
Some Notes on the Identity of (Autumn) Marsh Warbler

The attached Word document was written for publication in last year's Isles of Scilly bird report to answer questions about some of the Marsh Warblers we had been seeing on St Agnes over the previous...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 7th September 2019, 12:31
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Britseye
Aaaaaargh! That's got to be worth the airfare in...

Aaaaaargh! That's got to be worth the airfare in itself. Never knew they existed till now. Thanks.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 6th September 2019, 21:37
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Britseye
I've found this an excellent time of the year for...

I've found this an excellent time of the year for seeing Southern Hawkers down here in Cornwall. Last year one of them landed on my leg and started ovipositing while I was stood in the water skimming...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th September 2019, 21:33
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Britseye
One of them has just been doing it again. This...

One of them has just been doing it again. This time I got a much clearer handle on the call and I would describe it as sounding like one of those grating Red-wattled Lapwing calls that make you want...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 6th September 2019, 19:46
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Britseye
Good question. I couldn't really see it on a...

Good question. I couldn't really see it on a 5-min Internet search either.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 5th September 2019, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Britseye
You weren't the only one! P.S. I googled it and...

You weren't the only one!

P.S. I googled it and it said: "Did you mean Parallax tristalis?"
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