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Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Yesterday, 15:32
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
just swam off :( cheers, a

just swam off :(

cheers, a
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Yesterday, 08:48
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
still at 9.20, per SG on Twitter - was therefore...

still at 9.20, per SG on Twitter - was therefore twitchable from Hampshire - I bottled on the 9am hide tide :(

cheers, a
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th May 2018, 08:01
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By lewis20126
Great shots! cheers, alan

Great shots!

cheers, alan
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Monday 21st May 2018, 18:25
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
Agree Steve - that video is hard to watch, he...

Agree Steve - that video is hard to watch, he looks very sick.

cheers, alan
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 18th May 2018, 21:51
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By lewis20126
Bugle isn't it? cheers, a

Bugle isn't it?

cheers, a
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 18th May 2018, 21:02
Replies: 46
Views: 1,579
Posted By lewis20126
Around 8 screaming over my road in Basingstoke...

Around 8 screaming over my road in Basingstoke today, with at least one pair in my loft, very vocal under the eves - great to have them back; will wait a few weeks to see how many pairs I have, have...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Friday 18th May 2018, 18:46
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By lewis20126
wrong pinniped Steve, this is the Bearded seal...

wrong pinniped Steve, this is the Bearded seal thread!

Anyway good luck with Walrus - I was very close to getting in the car yesterday but the latest news seemed a bit flaky.

cheers, alan
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 17th May 2018, 14:49
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
ABOUT SANDWOOD BAY: Secluded beachbreak, open to...

ABOUT SANDWOOD BAY:

Secluded beachbreak, open to most swell, reached by a 5-mile walk. Couple of small reefs, a rivermouth and much potential. Regarded as one of Britain’s finest beaches and the...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 17th May 2018, 14:37
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
Just looking at other beaches on Google earth,...

Just looking at other beaches on Google earth, perhaps Shegra Beach, then as a longer shot Sandlewood Bay would be worth checking. I see there is capewrathcharters.com on 01971 521359 if it is...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 17th May 2018, 13:59
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
hmmm, is this true? Could be yesterday's news I...

hmmm, is this true? Could be yesterday's news I think

cheers, alan
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 17th May 2018, 12:48
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
Steve If you are going, updates welcome - I may...

Steve

If you are going, updates welcome - I may head up there; good luck!

cheers, alan
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 17th May 2018, 12:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,392
Posted By lewis20126
My solo trip wasn't as cheap as Jos's trip -...

My solo trip wasn't as cheap as Jos's trip - pre-arranged taxi to Kazbegi and return and stayed in the big concrete hotel, but no transport is required once you are there. I was very lucky with the...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Wednesday 16th May 2018, 18:21
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
KinlochbervieScience ‏ @klbhscience 1h1 hour...

KinlochbervieScience


@klbhscience
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He left and was seen swimming about near loch clash early afternoon. No sign of him just now. Suspect he has gone to find somewhere quieter to...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Wednesday 16th May 2018, 15:51
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By lewis20126
No more details from me, but good luck if you go....

No more details from me, but good luck if you go. I would go if closer to the weekend although it only seems to haul out for one (?) tide at any one location. Basically a twitching...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 9th May 2018, 15:15
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By lewis20126
Indeed, truly amazing feat - Id like to go in...

Indeed, truly amazing feat - Id like to go in 2030 and see the recovery, assuming I can still get in / out of a zodiac then!

cheers, alan
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 8th May 2018, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By lewis20126
Haven't the Philippine taxa been covered in...

Haven't the Philippine taxa been covered in another recent paper? Three species IIRC.

cheers, alan
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 1st May 2018, 14:18
Replies: 82
Views: 45,238
Posted By lewis20126
"T. rosenbergii and T. nigrobrunnea are...

"T. rosenbergii and T. nigrobrunnea are subspecies of T. javanica; T. sororcula and T. manusi are subspecies of T. novaehollandiae"

and this; important for birders as three very difficult species,...
Forum: Canon Thursday 26th April 2018, 19:06
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By lewis20126
This won't be very helpful, but buying the mk2...

This won't be very helpful, but buying the mk2 will greatly improve your images - it is light years better than the mk1

cheers, alan
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 20th April 2018, 20:32
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By lewis20126
This book (2nd ed) was too large and the plates...

This book (2nd ed) was too large and the plates too hopeless and not nearly comprehensive enough to be worth it - I haven't got the fourth ed. - I assume it is much better.

cheers, alan
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 20th April 2018, 20:28
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By lewis20126
Steve For the common butterflies 'Butterflies of...

Steve

For the common butterflies 'Butterflies of pen Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand' by Kirton was ideal for Vietnam. Most of the nice big things are pretty widespread. It might not be as good...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th April 2018, 19:23
Replies: 69
Views: 5,337
Posted By lewis20126
No direspect to Jos, but the most hardcore...

No direspect to Jos, but the most hardcore birding trip Ive read recently was Ros Galardy's Snow Mountain Robin hike. Makes me scared, just reading it. I'm not sure Big Blue will be following in his...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th April 2018, 18:49
Replies: 69
Views: 5,337
Posted By lewis20126
My mum is 72 and still wandering around cloud...

My mum is 72 and still wandering around cloud forests and mountains on her own. One day I'll go and try and find her. ;)

cheers, alan
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 6th April 2018, 10:45
Replies: 554
Views: 199,607
Posted By lewis20126
Neblina Pygmy...

Neblina Pygmy Owl

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=359566&highlight=neblina

[Thanks to Andy Adcock]

Another as yet undescribed Owl species, to add to the Principe Scops Owl - are there...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 6th April 2018, 10:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
Posted By lewis20126
I don't know anything about the area, but wonder...

I don't know anything about the area, but wonder if there are any overlaps with the tepui endemics? Perhaps the Neblina Pygmy-owl might also occur on the tepuis, if that is the case.

cheers, alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th April 2018, 07:55
Replies: 69
Views: 5,337
Posted By lewis20126
Heard via the grapevine this was in the car park...

Heard via the grapevine this was in the car park at Monteverde!! Hardly 'the middle of the forest'. You should,have had a cup of coffee, a piece of cake and watched the hummingbird feeders.

cheers,...
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