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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 16:32
Replies: 275
Views: 44,717
Posted By Farnboro John
Could equally have something to do with the...

Could equally have something to do with the timezone his camera works on and whether he remembers to change it.

John
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 08:39
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Farnboro John
Used to be, now its been pretty much replaced...

Used to be, now its been pretty much replaced with floods of tears, a monetary claim for psychological trauma and a sale of tragic story to the tabloids.

One or two of us soldier on. :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th December 2019, 21:51
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By Farnboro John
Answer to titular question, just got even...

Answer to titular question, just got even better..... :t:

John
Forum: Mammals Friday 6th December 2019, 07:49
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Farnboro John
Sorry, I'll just dash up to Svalbard with a few...

Sorry, I'll just dash up to Svalbard with a few gallons of turps.

Smiling through the tears....:-C:-C:-C

John
Forum: Mammals Thursday 5th December 2019, 21:32
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Farnboro John
:-O:-O:-O John

:-O:-O:-O

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th December 2019, 21:31
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By Farnboro John
Its definitely worth it, so's the rest of the...

Its definitely worth it, so's the rest of the book. Get it on your Christmas list quick! :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th December 2019, 21:29
Replies: 802
Views: 125,532
Posted By Farnboro John
I was at Goodwood today: pix later. I managed to...

I was at Goodwood today: pix later. I managed to confine the tear to one eye until the pilot got out of the Spit and his wife rushed him....

It's a heck of a thing to take the classic short-range...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 4th December 2019, 15:05
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Farnboro John
I blame Philip Pullman - this is clearly an...

I blame Philip Pullman - this is clearly an armoured bear.....

John
Forum: Norfolk Monday 2nd December 2019, 19:06
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Farnboro John
Neither criticism, nor folnking about, will be...

Neither criticism, nor folnking about, will be tolerated. :t:

John
Forum: Lists Monday 2nd December 2019, 08:02
Replies: 91
Views: 5,790
Posted By Farnboro John
Went to Donna Nook Saturday - no issues about...

Went to Donna Nook Saturday - no issues about parking, a secondary car park had been opened and was completely firm. Loads of locals there, it must be just wildlife people who are being put off....
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st December 2019, 16:58
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Farnboro John
Another man's perspective on the question: -...

Another man's perspective on the question:

- Britain is a place where many women fear to go into the countryside alone (which is in my view the best bit of birding though I also enjoy the company of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 29th November 2019, 08:08
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Farnboro John
Assuming you have transport, Sizergh Castle in...

Assuming you have transport, Sizergh Castle in Cumbria gets them in the car park, or used to - I expect a bit of research should prove it one way or the other.

Hopefully you can find a site closer...
Forum: Mammals Thursday 28th November 2019, 22:15
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Farnboro John
No, several modern large dog varieties (such as...

No, several modern large dog varieties (such as German Shepherd) have enormous feet proportional to their size at early stages of life. Quite usual, not an ID feature. :t:

John
Forum: Mammals Thursday 28th November 2019, 21:59
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Farnboro John
Ah, vermin.... always an interesting word for...

Ah, vermin.... always an interesting word for discussion!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 27th November 2019, 11:53
Replies: 26
Views: 2,604
Posted By Farnboro John
I'd say the continuity tips the scales: there are...

I'd say the continuity tips the scales: there are plenty of places that have hosted more than one bird of the same species (Ythan for King Eider or Largo Bay for Surf Scoter are UK classics) but...
Forum: Lists Tuesday 26th November 2019, 16:51
Replies: 91
Views: 5,790
Posted By Farnboro John
Fingers crossed! John

Fingers crossed!

John
Forum: Lists Monday 25th November 2019, 16:08
Replies: 91
Views: 5,790
Posted By Farnboro John
I'd be pretty chuffed with that myself, well...

I'd be pretty chuffed with that myself, well done! Any useful tips on what you were doing to spot it in the first place?

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 24th November 2019, 08:05
Replies: 50
Views: 1,760
Posted By Farnboro John
I imagine any small boat, especially if sailing,...

I imagine any small boat, especially if sailing, that was making a passage from Bergen to Aberdeen (say) over a day or two, would welcome the confirmation that its GPS was still working.... and...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 23rd November 2019, 22:55
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Farnboro John
Not sure where you are going with this.... foxes,...

Not sure where you are going with this.... foxes, corvids and gulls are native?

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd November 2019, 21:15
Replies: 50
Views: 1,760
Posted By Farnboro John
Small boats don't have radars and rely on...

Small boats don't have radars and rely on lighthouses. White light carries better than either red or green. White lighthouses will continue.

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd November 2019, 18:18
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By Farnboro John
Great news but could you possibly detail some of...

Great news but could you possibly detail some of the highlights from the Asian trip, perhaps including some of the non-avian stuff, please?

Cheers

John
Forum: Mammals Friday 22nd November 2019, 16:21
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Farnboro John
It depends. I'm not sure how old they breed but...

It depends. I'm not sure how old they breed but breeders in the Forest of Dean are quite small (compared to either domestic pigs or to the occasional monster tusker such as the first Wild Boar I ever...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 22nd November 2019, 12:18
Replies: 150
Views: 3,149
Posted By Farnboro John
Delia, Don't forget you are in Australia and...

Delia,

Don't forget you are in Australia and everything is trying to kill you :eek!:

I know nothing of Australian sea shells but look up "cone shell" and decide whether picking up beach debris is...
Forum: Mammals Friday 22nd November 2019, 07:48
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Farnboro John
Only in houses of straw and wood. Bricks are...

Only in houses of straw and wood. Bricks are fine. :t:

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 07:43
Replies: 50
Views: 1,760
Posted By Farnboro John
From earlier this thread possibly one previous...

From earlier this thread possibly one previous record at Pund?

Generally untwitchable, though as a single-species bird family highly desirable to world listers as well as British twitchers.

John
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