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Forum: Bats Today, 15:27
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By peter.jones
I think the nearest to me is somewhere around the...

I think the nearest to me is somewhere around the Blashford lakes/ Ringwood area.

I've always vowed to try and survey suitable areas in the Wallops / Stockbridge area for Horseshoe's and Leislers...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 15th October 2019, 15:55
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By peter.jones
I think that's really important, knowing what you...

I think that's really important, knowing what you enjoy, and focussing on that as opposed to something more prescriptive, which has a danger of becoming a chore for many of us. Nothing wrong with...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th October 2019, 12:59
Replies: 68
Views: 2,139
Posted By peter.jones
Of course, you can always remove yourself from...

Of course, you can always remove yourself from the planet for an immediate reduction.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th October 2019, 08:36
Replies: 68
Views: 2,139
Posted By peter.jones
:) Well you could reduce the carbon footprint...

:)

Well you could reduce the carbon footprint considerably with a Biolog.. actually we should stop here before one of us gets a knock on the door.. (probably me!)
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th October 2019, 06:19
Replies: 68
Views: 2,139
Posted By peter.jones
Bold bit is very true. Wrecking the planet on an...

Bold bit is very true.
Wrecking the planet on an individual level is very expensive, time-consuming, and hard work. There is no rest for the wicked.

What if you have murdered people!? Mass...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 13th October 2019, 18:21
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By peter.jones
So, how are you getting on with your challenge...

So, how are you getting on with your challenge Mono?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 10th October 2019, 20:13
Replies: 68
Views: 2,139
Posted By peter.jones
You can't use the logic to justify any action...

You can't use the logic to justify any action though can you? You couldn't use it to justify deforestation on a huge scale, or the extreme pollution from primitive industry. For those, the numbers...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 10th October 2019, 09:12
Replies: 68
Views: 2,139
Posted By peter.jones
If every single birder, stopped travelling...

If every single birder, stopped travelling altogether, would that make any difference? I suspect not, we are collectively the tiniest of drops in the ocean.

I know every flight I've ever been on,...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 9th October 2019, 09:18
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By peter.jones
There are serious implications around losing...

There are serious implications around losing anonymity, e.g. if someone was whistleblowing or complaining about a manager, then could subsequently be identified as she was the only female in the...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 8th October 2019, 07:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By peter.jones
The grazed areas are ideal for Autumn Ladies...

The grazed areas are ideal for Autumn Ladies Tresses!

One thing I have discovered since living near the New Forest, is just how many species have an English stronghold there. Honey Buzzard,...
Forum: Bats Sunday 6th October 2019, 08:57
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By peter.jones
Wonder if they are scattered across the...

Wonder if they are scattered across the South/South East. I do the odd evening with the bat detector, but I've never bumped into another Bat watcher! and my coverage is extremely scant.
Plus...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Saturday 5th October 2019, 12:32
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By peter.jones
Oregon 700 seems pretty good now. teething...

Oregon 700 seems pretty good now. teething troubles have ironed out.
It was very accurate on my reptile survey where the refugia are marked by GPS location.

Not sure how much better the Glonass +...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Friday 4th October 2019, 10:33
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By peter.jones
Scythebill works well.. I can't remember going...

Scythebill works well.. I can't remember going into Bubo since I put everything on scythebill. (Birds plus other groups)
Works well with eBird too. scythebill can be exported to eBird, and if you are...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Thursday 3rd October 2019, 20:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By peter.jones
Survey season ended on a high for me, after quiet...

Survey season ended on a high for me, after quiet surveys throughout the summer, October's was also quiet until 2 Smooth Snakes in consecutive refugia (after none in the previous 150 checks!).

Also...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Monday 23rd September 2019, 18:32
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By peter.jones
Continuing from previous post... But good grief,...

Continuing from previous post... But good grief, there are some bugs in the software!!!

I've had profiles being created and changing without me touching them, the bluetooth losing the phone...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Friday 20th September 2019, 20:53
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By peter.jones
My Oregon 450 was becoming a struggle for me....

My Oregon 450 was becoming a struggle for me. Difficult to read the screen without glasses as much as anything!
I was going to buy a Montana, which is the larger screen GPS, but went for the newer...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Sunday 25th August 2019, 10:16
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By peter.jones
Proof that animals tend to be accepting of green...

Proof that animals tend to be accepting of green LED!
Good battery life too.
The only thing I don't like, is that you can't half press the power button to turn on. You have to click it on before it...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 23rd August 2019, 12:22
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By peter.jones
That one doesn't have a place associated, thought...

That one doesn't have a place associated, thought it would be their headquarters.
Also, swear words and rude words have been taken out.. I've tried!
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 22nd August 2019, 19:37
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By peter.jones
You can use the Same app.. when you click in the...

You can use the Same app.. when you click in the grid and get 3 words. Type the three words you have been given in that same box, and the search results will pop up. Then you can navigate to it,...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 22nd August 2019, 18:56
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By peter.jones
Sorry, yes, the web address would be useful!...

Sorry, yes, the web address would be useful! www.what3words.com
Or there is an android app of the same name, probably an apple one too
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 22nd August 2019, 15:22
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By peter.jones
I think most of us have heard about it, from a...

I think most of us have heard about it, from a video where it is claiming it can save lives, by the emergency services using it. 3 words being easier to relay than a massive grid reference.
I'm not...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 20th August 2019, 15:36
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By peter.jones
ditto with small Flowers! The trouble with a...

ditto with small Flowers!

The trouble with a grid ref, is that it sends you to the South West (?) corner of what could be a fairly big area if you don't have enough digits.


There are some pitfalls...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 19th August 2019, 20:53
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By peter.jones
What3words

This has to be the simplest way to give directions for birds etc!
The whole world divided into 3m squares each designated with a unique 3 word code.

The app is good. You can speak the words then...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 17th August 2019, 14:14
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By peter.jones
Thanks Paul. I saw a single Male White-Legged...

Thanks Paul. I saw a single Male White-Legged Damsel in the general area, so probably the most likely of the three.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 17th August 2019, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By peter.jones
Damselfly for ID, France, Aug 2019

Hi,
I'm leaning towards Common Winter Damselfly for this one? Possibly freshly emerged, wings looked shiny in flight.

Southern France, August.
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