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Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:53
Replies: 47
Views: 774
Posted By Farnboro John
He was Roy Race, so that would fit! :t: Mind you...

He was Roy Race, so that would fit! :t:

Mind you I was brought up to believe It's Goals That Count.... ;)

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 13:47
Replies: 47
Views: 774
Posted By Farnboro John
Welease Wodewick! John

Welease Wodewick!

John
Forum: Lists Today, 07:24
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Farnboro John
Still only Big Whitey visiting at the moment. The...

Still only Big Whitey visiting at the moment. The fox breeding season is in full swing and last night he turned up limping much worse than usual, and early (about 2030). Fortunately I had already...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Farnboro John
= when the hell is a new good rarity going to...

= when the hell is a new good rarity going to turn up.....? :-O

John
Forum: Gambia Yesterday, 10:59
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Farnboro John
Just got back from a week in Gambia guided by...

Just got back from a week in Gambia guided by Ebrima Sidibeh. He was excellent in the field and the itinerary was reasonably hard-working to maximise species without stopping it being a pleasant...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 10:52
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By Farnboro John
That certainly caused some consternation on...

That certainly caused some consternation on Scilly when someone persuaded Cardboard Box to use it instead of Yellowhammer!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:26
Replies: 4,158
Views: 737,456
Posted By Farnboro John
Mine's never done that and indeed hasn't on this...

Mine's never done that and indeed hasn't on this occasion. Are you a Canon user? If not, perhaps you should be..... :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:24
Replies: 47
Views: 774
Posted By Farnboro John
Ledpolls? :-O John

Ledpolls? :-O

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:18
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By Farnboro John
I am immediately reminded of Odd Billie's...

I am immediately reminded of Odd Billie's treatise on submitting rarities and how inclusion of "observer familiar with the species" might be met with "committee familiar with the observer!"...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 16:23
Replies: 4,158
Views: 737,456
Posted By Farnboro John
89 in Gambia brought up my 1500 in the world. I...

89 in Gambia brought up my 1500 in the world. I couldn't tell you what was number 1500 exactly because of recent armchairs and for that matter a modicum of confusion during the holiday itself about...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 16:18
Replies: 336
Views: 59,694
Posted By Farnboro John
Have we got any early declarations for 2020...

Have we got any early declarations for 2020 runners and riders?

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 16:17
Replies: 47
Views: 774
Posted By Farnboro John
We are also short of Siskins and Redpolls...

We are also short of Siskins and Redpolls (especially Redpolls!), but Redwings seem to be around in fairly normal numbers. Brambling locally tend to be a late winter thing anyway so I can't judge,...
Forum: Scotland Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 10:51
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Farnboro John
It's range activity so you'd have to be very...

It's range activity so you'd have to be very unlucky indeed to find MOD active on a Saturday.

John
Forum: Gulls Monday 20th January 2020, 11:44
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Farnboro John
A guzunder can certainly be pottery :t: John

A guzunder can certainly be pottery :t:

John
Forum: Lists Monday 20th January 2020, 10:40
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Farnboro John
Big Whitey came for chicken both very late...

Big Whitey came for chicken both very late Saturday night and at a more normal time last night. Nice to see him back - my records show they always become erratic around Christmas but it's always a...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 20th January 2020, 09:08
Replies: 441
Views: 16,433
Posted By Farnboro John
Full plumage..... 3:-) John

Full plumage..... 3:-)

John
Forum: Gulls Monday 20th January 2020, 08:57
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Farnboro John
Get the old camera out, photograph the plates,...

Get the old camera out, photograph the plates, cut and paste in photoshop and Robert is your father's brother.

Make your own plate. :t:

John
Forum: Lists Saturday 18th January 2020, 22:25
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Farnboro John
Correct ID... cheers Mark! This evening I went...

Correct ID... cheers Mark!

This evening I went out to dinner with Maz and my brother's family. He kindly picked us up which saved us driving. On the way out from our road, vixen Rip scampered across...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 18th January 2020, 22:18
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Farnboro John
Happy New Year to you as well, my comment on the...

Happy New Year to you as well, my comment on the story is no reflection on you.

As a direct release it's of limited interest, quite apart from the question of whether releasing on the IOW is going...
Forum: Lists Saturday 18th January 2020, 13:50
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Farnboro John
Hi Mark, nice report and some great pix! I too...

Hi Mark, nice report and some great pix!

I too have been abroad on holiday but it will be some time before I am ready to start the report on here.

One taster photo of one of the few mammals we saw...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 18th January 2020, 09:30
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Farnboro John
First White-tailed Eagle I ever saw was in...

First White-tailed Eagle I ever saw was in Oxfordshire, was a first-year, wasn't a release and didn't need the guidance of Red Kites (which weren't there then) to find food: pretty rubbish...
Forum: Conservation Friday 17th January 2020, 20:32
Replies: 63
Views: 3,260
Posted By Farnboro John
Wouldn't you rather be having an old friend for...

Wouldn't you rather be having an old friend for dinner? Washed down with a nice Chianti? :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th January 2020, 14:30
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Farnboro John
How many birds in your sightings Euan? I had a...

How many birds in your sightings Euan? I had a hundred for several days outside my back garden a few winters back with other flocks around Farnborough at the same time. This winter, nothing within...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th January 2020, 12:58
Replies: 441
Views: 16,433
Posted By Farnboro John
My mistake, not yours! Got it now. Cheers John

My mistake, not yours! Got it now.

Cheers

John
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 15th January 2020, 20:55
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Farnboro John
No you wouldn't, just geotag photos and then lay...

No you wouldn't, just geotag photos and then lay up for them at the location with the ol' Claymore/Browning 50 cal/M134 Minigun :t:

Two benefits: One, direct removal of gullible poachers; two,...
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