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Forum: Mammals Friday 13th March 2020, 22:49
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By Sangahyando
Not just Vienna - they are common in many...

Not just Vienna - they are common in many continental European cities.

Speaking of Vienna, AFAIK there are wild hamsters in some places within the city. Also, it's said to have a nice variety of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st March 2020, 16:50
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Sangahyando
The body and wings look normal, but the tail...

The body and wings look normal, but the tail seems pretty extreme to me, particularly seeing as the rest of the bird is a "standard" CB (both in proportions and pattern/colour). Maybe it's a just...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 1st March 2020, 11:03
Replies: 155
Views: 10,178
Posted By Sangahyando
What subject, oral tradition in general or...

What subject, oral tradition in general or Australian traditions in particular? While you're at it (unlike Quantum Mechanics or most other STEM topics, history seems to be a topic everyone feels free...
Forum: Conservation Friday 28th February 2020, 09:17
Replies: 155
Views: 10,178
Posted By Sangahyando
No, it's part of human nature, as explained above...

No, it's part of human nature, as explained above by fugl and Mysticete.



That's a rather charitable interpretation. Might I also point out that it seems to be underfed by a very peculiar...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 27th February 2020, 11:45
Replies: 65
Views: 3,754
Posted By Sangahyando
It's remarkable what sort of sentiments people...

It's remarkable what sort of sentiments people are reading into the OP - the only thing I detected was envy, which is understandable. Anything else seems to me the result of previous interactions...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 27th February 2020, 11:43
Replies: 155
Views: 10,178
Posted By Sangahyando
The main problem with oral tradition is "anyone...

The main problem with oral tradition is "anyone can make up stuff". And yes, it is also subject to change over the generations.
Aside from that, it has to be handled with great caution, probably even...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 25th February 2020, 00:29
Replies: 155
Views: 10,178
Posted By Sangahyando
Somehow, I think you didn't understand the bolded...

Somehow, I think you didn't understand the bolded part...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 14th February 2020, 12:58
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Sangahyando
I'd say Bohemian Waxwings - the undertail coverts...

I'd say Bohemian Waxwings - the undertail coverts are reddish instead of whitish, and they have yellow wing bands.
Not sure about the hawk.
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Wednesday 12th February 2020, 13:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sangahyando
So these guys are training their falcons at the...

So these guys are training their falcons at the expense of the public - or am I missing something? What do the local grouse moor owners have to say about this, I thought they had a lot of influence...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Sangahyando
Looks like Oriental (AKA Crested) Honey Buzzard.

Looks like Oriental (AKA Crested) Honey Buzzard.
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 6th January 2020, 08:08
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Sangahyando
To get to see owls, it might be best if you can...

To get to see owls, it might be best if you can find an organized day (or rather, evening) trip for that specific purpose. Surely your local birdwatching or conservation societies have...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd January 2020, 09:52
Replies: 144
Views: 3,834
Posted By Sangahyando
From Germany, a few additions for Team Europe: -...

From Germany, a few additions for Team Europe:

- Middle Spotted Woodpecker (heard only, and not entirely certain - not sure if you want to include this one, just mentioning it for completeness'...
Forum: Conservation Friday 20th December 2019, 11:09
Replies: 63
Views: 4,150
Posted By Sangahyando
And I'm fascinated by the lengths to which...

And I'm fascinated by the lengths to which chequebook birders go to defend themselves.


Is this satire or just a case of a misplaced decimal point?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 15th December 2019, 22:09
Replies: 125
Views: 7,491
Posted By Sangahyando
To me, that sounds like a non sequitur derived...

To me, that sounds like a non sequitur derived from a strawman argument someone made on the last page.


What is "progressive" about them?
I can understand adding one "regional marker" to a new...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th December 2019, 15:03
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Sangahyando
Has there been a major fireworks event in the...

Has there been a major fireworks event in the area recently?
Forum: Mammals Friday 6th December 2019, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By Sangahyando
Humour is a common coping strategy, particularly...

Humour is a common coping strategy, particularly in British culture. Or so I've heard....
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 6th December 2019, 21:35
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Sangahyando
I think the OP was referring to the Tasmanian...

I think the OP was referring to the Tasmanian ssp. specifically. That population is endangered, IIRC.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th December 2019, 14:33
Replies: 58
Views: 4,498
Posted By Sangahyando
Pretty decent so far; my year list shows personal...

Pretty decent so far; my year list shows personal record numbers in all tetrapod categories (birds ~269, mammals ~32, reptiles 9, amphibians 10) and possibly all other categories. Not as spectacular...
Forum: British Columbia Thursday 28th November 2019, 18:28
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Sangahyando
By your description, it sounds like the bird is...

By your description, it sounds like the bird is sick; the "chubby" appearance is probably caused by fluffed up plumage, which is typical of birds that are feeling cold or sick.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th November 2019, 13:48
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Sangahyando
Gavia stellata is the scientific name of the...

Gavia stellata is the scientific name of the Red-throated Diver/Loon (which is shown in your image), however Common Loon is the American name for the Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer), which is a...
Forum: Germany Friday 15th November 2019, 14:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By Sangahyando
Sounds like a daunting task. It's theoretically...

Sounds like a daunting task. It's theoretically possible to see them in and around the Black Forest National Park (where you may also find Nutcracker, Three-toed Woodpecker, and Citril Finch). From...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 9th November 2019, 10:26
Replies: 63
Views: 4,150
Posted By Sangahyando
Well, here in Northern Germany, there's a lot of...

Well, here in Northern Germany, there's a lot of pasture land on even ground, too. And for conservationists, it's a constant fight to keep farmers from turning it into agricultural fields (usually...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 24th October 2019, 14:16
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By Sangahyando
Are you sure the locals really care about that?

Are you sure the locals really care about that?
Forum: Conservation Thursday 17th October 2019, 10:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By Sangahyando
Nobody is denying that, however it's not the...

Nobody is denying that, however it's not the topic of the thread. We have a full forum section dedicated to cats. Also, driven grouse shooting doesn't even exist outside the UK and maybe Ireland....
Forum: Conservation Monday 14th October 2019, 22:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By Sangahyando
Because there are proven cases of dogs killing...

Because there are proven cases of dogs killing wildlife, and not just birds. Lots of wild mammals at risk, up to and including large deer. Also, they pose a potential threat to people. Any pet owner...
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