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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 10th February 2019, 22:58
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Gastronaut
Thanks. I think they've got a new website that...

Thanks.
I think they've got a new website that only works with the latest version browsers. I can get to it with Safari but only see Headers & Footers, no page content.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 9th February 2019, 13:49
Replies: 21
Views: 2,337
Posted By Gastronaut
No news of it further west but I believe there's...

No news of it further west but I believe there's quite a few looking for it. Suggests it isn't going beyond Mounts Bay so maybe, just maybe, chance of another Lizard flyby later. Here's hoping
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 9th February 2019, 13:34
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Gastronaut
yes 2 or 3 past Lizard this morning

yes 2 or 3 past Lizard this morning
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 5th February 2019, 14:58
Replies: 187
Views: 9,773
Posted By Gastronaut
Think you've rather missed my point. Rather than...

Think you've rather missed my point. Rather than following a whole flock of wigeon from overlap with Falcated Duck breeding range it only takes a single spring overshoot (well known phenomenon) of...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 5th February 2019, 10:46
Replies: 187
Views: 9,773
Posted By Gastronaut
Regarding breeding ranges, it's possible that a...

Regarding breeding ranges, it's possible that a bird in its normal breeding range gets the urge to migrate the wrong direction come autumn then tags along with the first flock it meets heading the...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 31st January 2019, 13:05
Replies: 118
Views: 8,519
Posted By Gastronaut
w.r.t. thread title, surely the champion must be...

w.r.t. thread title, surely the champion must be Brunnich's Guillemot.

Seems reasonable to think it may occur quite often, the hard bit is proving it. There's a whole lot of auks out there in UK &...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 29th January 2019, 10:47
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Gastronaut
Does it work for you? I just get that site can't...

Does it work for you? I just get that site can't be reached.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 27th January 2019, 11:14
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Gastronaut
I've seen Peacock and Painted Lady here on the...

I've seen Peacock and Painted Lady here on the Lizard so far this year. Cornwall has recorded Speckled Wood in January a couple of times in recent years, including Jan 1st once (near Falmouth...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 12th November 2018, 11:21
Replies: 19
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gastronaut
You can be sure the motive is the obvious one,...

You can be sure the motive is the obvious one, given the group behind it.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 2nd November 2018, 22:57
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
:clap::clap: Oh I say

:clap::clap: Oh I say
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 24th October 2018, 09:51
Replies: 136
Views: 19,020
Posted By Gastronaut
Contents of the bucket generally looked a bit low...

Contents of the bucket generally looked a bit low as it was being emptied several times a day. I think 200 was the amount raised on the first full day (Tuesday wasn't it?). I too queried this...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 22nd October 2018, 22:54
Replies: 79
Views: 13,751
Posted By Gastronaut
Thanks Paul. Sounds like it flew just like the...

Thanks Paul.
Sounds like it flew just like the Cornish ones.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 22nd October 2018, 20:34
Replies: 79
Views: 13,751
Posted By Gastronaut
Is this article available online by any...

Is this article available online by any chance?
Thanks
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 15th October 2018, 22:07
Replies: 67
Views: 3,495
Posted By Gastronaut
Not Swinhos?

Not Swinhos?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 14th October 2018, 22:00
Replies: 67
Views: 3,495
Posted By Gastronaut
Thread title says "self found". I reckon you can...

Thread title says "self found". I reckon you can count that as self found. From your POV, you found it with no prior knowledge or expectation that it was there, no way of knowing someone else had...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 20:56
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Gastronaut
An unconfirmed report, according to...

An unconfirmed report, according to IrishBirding.com
Went north
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 09:30
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
It's a fine hat. Surface pressure charts on Met...

It's a fine hat.

Surface pressure charts on Met Office site today seem to show "Michael" fizzling out against blocking high pressure.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 11th October 2018, 20:54
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
Just so we can recognise you, will you be wearing...

Just so we can recognise you, will you be wearing the hat while you're here?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 7th October 2018, 18:12
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
errr miles bigger than kilometers? I never did...

errr miles bigger than kilometers? I never did geography, couldn't find the classroom

(o)<
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 7th October 2018, 18:04
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Gastronaut
But also some Sibes doing better so we may get...

But also some Sibes doing better so we may get more of those, eg. YBW, Dick Pips etc.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 7th October 2018, 18:02
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Gastronaut
yes

yes
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 7th October 2018, 09:26
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
Did you bunk off school to go twitching when they...

Did you bunk off school to go twitching when they taught maths? 8-P
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 21:08
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
But the dates in your spreadsheet are for...

But the dates in your spreadsheet are for previous occurrences. If autumns are getting later, then the likely dates for any future occurrences of those birds would tend to get a little later too...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 30th September 2018, 20:47
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
Been easterly most of the week and this bird is a...

Been easterly most of the week and this bird is a real skulker. Could have been there for days without being found, it's a seldom covered area.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 23rd September 2018, 18:06
Replies: 356
Views: 35,481
Posted By Gastronaut
Ooh yes please. Can it be on the Lizard,...

Ooh yes please. Can it be on the Lizard, thanks
:t:

Change in the weather tomorrow ought to make it interesting and at least the sunny weather should make it a nice day to be out
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