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Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By andyadcock
The book I linked to Paul, lists most of what...

The book I linked to Paul, lists most of what you're likely to see at Murchison including the less likely stuff that has been seen though I don't know exactly, how exhaustive it is.
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 19:59
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By andyadcock
Or just buy a trap, I'm sure they'll mail it but...

Or just buy a trap, I'm sure they'll mail it but I'd be surprised if it's illegal to catch rodents in Poland and anyway, just don't get caught.....:t:

I'm sure Poland has all the vole gratification...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:51
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By andyadcock
Looks like a Tern species, when was it taken?

Looks like a Tern species, when was it taken?
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Yesterday, 16:29
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By andyadcock
This is due in...

This is due in August

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Snakes-Central-Western-Jean-Philippe-Chippaux/dp/1421427192/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1547656146&sr=8-1&keywords=Snakes+of+Central+and+Western+Africa
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Yesterday, 13:33
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By andyadcock
My advice it to buy everything when it comes out,...

My advice it to buy everything when it comes out, some books quickly become harder to get and thus more expensive, don't rush and shop around for bargains.

If something is on offer or new...
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 12:43
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By andyadcock
Not illegal to catch them in the UK as far as I...

Not illegal to catch them in the UK as far as I know and some people do.

https://www.nhbs.com/search?q=small+mammal+trap
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 12:24
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By andyadcock
You might find that anything beyond 'probability'...

You might find that anything beyond 'probability' is impossible, many of these are identified specifically only, by looking at dentition.

Common Pine Vole Microtus subterraneus must be in the mix...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Yesterday, 11:55
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By andyadcock
Plenty of stuff dedicated to particular groups as...

Plenty of stuff dedicated to particular groups as well e.g...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Yesterday, 11:48
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By andyadcock
You should see mine......;) This is...

You should see mine......;)

This is new

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Amphibians-Europe-North-Africa-Middle/dp/1472941373/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1547639178&sr=8-5&keywords=reptiles+of+east+africa

Also...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Yesterday, 11:37
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By andyadcock
There are plenty of guides but be prepared,...

There are plenty of guides but be prepared, reptiles are TOUGH, especially Frogs and you'll find you'll be doing a lot of stuff on range. A lot of books will also not, be very complete and cover just...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 11:01
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By andyadcock
Totally agree, we should all sign these things,...

Totally agree, we should all sign these things, not just this one, as par for the course.......

Ebay are a disgrace with all the other wildlife products they allow to be sold.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 10:38
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By andyadcock
I've seen a lot of birds on Google that seem to...

I've seen a lot of birds on Google that seem to be wrongly ID'd, no wonder if it's so variable, thank goodness we're not considering Nuttings too which shares it's range with BC in that part of CR.
Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 10:23
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By andyadcock
This book is due a 2nd ed in Nov but obviously...

This book is due a 2nd ed in Nov but obviously that's too late.

This is also worth having as well if you can get it for a better...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 21:55
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By andyadcock
This is how I expect to see the breastband on GC,...

This is how I expect to see the breastband on GC, the OP is quite a bit further down the breast?

https://d1ia71hq4oe7pn.cloudfront.net/og/75222321-1200px.jpg
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 21:20
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By andyadcock
Look at the first shot Alan, the bill appears all...

Look at the first shot Alan, the bill appears all dark from that angle, I wonder if feather wear at the base of the bill is affecting what we see and I can only repeat what I said about the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 20:51
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By andyadcock
The colour and extent of the breastband, look...

The colour and extent of the breastband, look better for Brown Crested to me and the location is ok.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 20:07
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By andyadcock
Not really! Seems like the lores is an...

Not really!

Seems like the lores is an unreliable feature and you need to see foraging behaviour, the way the bird holds it's tail or tail pattern.

The bird sitting on the fence, seems to have an...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 19:19
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By andyadcock
The grey rather than black loral area should make...

The grey rather than black loral area should make this the Tit Flycatcher.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 17:59
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By andyadcock
Diagnostic dashes on the wing so Scarlet.

Diagnostic dashes on the wing so Scarlet.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 15th January 2019, 17:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By andyadcock
:t:

:t:
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Tuesday 15th January 2019, 17:27
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By andyadcock
It may be to do with the fact that the mouth of...

It may be to do with the fact that the mouth of any animal, contains so much bacteria (far more than the other end apparently) that it and the surrounding area, decay far quicker than the rest. It's...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Tuesday 15th January 2019, 17:25
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By andyadcock
World's loneliest Frog

Gets a friend.......

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46867424
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th January 2019, 16:08
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By andyadcock
1 Agree 2 I'd lean towards Short-billed, bill...

1 Agree
2 I'd lean towards Short-billed, bill seems too small for Scarlet and I think that the black bib would extend further down the breast but it would be better to see the whole wing to be...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 15th January 2019, 11:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By andyadcock
A species can be 'locally' extinct through...

A species can be 'locally' extinct through extirpation?

Local extinction is a term I've seen used and it's usually the result of mans activities.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 14th January 2019, 23:33
Replies: 28
Views: 2,747
Posted By andyadcock
And they do an extra note at Christmas

And they do an extra note at Christmas
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