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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:21
Replies: 208
Views: 5,047
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Wasn't he the guy who picked a pile of pitta...

Wasn't he the guy who picked a pile of pitta pellets?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:12
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd (tentatively) go for Rufous-naped

I'd (tentatively) go for Rufous-naped
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:10
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Agree

Agree
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 21st June 2020, 12:55
Replies: 208
Views: 5,047
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I think one of the really wonderful things about...

I think one of the really wonderful things about birding is the rich variety of names drawn from a multitude of places for a multitude of reasons at different points in time. The accelerating rate of...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 17th June 2020, 20:34
Replies: 92
Views: 5,946
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Looking at the current draft of version 10.2...

Looking at the current draft of version 10.2 species updates, I see the Subalpine Warbler split (mentioned as accepted on on May 6th) still isn't included.:smoke:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th June 2020, 21:25
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Larry Sweetland
That's how it seems to me too! There's no doubt...

That's how it seems to me too! There's no doubt that it's a Whistling Kite.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th June 2020, 19:50
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Looks like a Whistling Kite to me too

Looks like a Whistling Kite to me too
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 11th June 2020, 21:54
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I went on the train from Reading on the 9th....

I went on the train from Reading on the 9th. Still haven't seen one :)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 8th June 2020, 20:53
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Wasn't expecting my first Dark Green Fritillary...

Wasn't expecting my first Dark Green Fritillary of the year to be in Bristol today, where it was a totally unexpected patch tick (to the point of pondering its origin).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th June 2020, 09:55
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Good shout, I think

Good shout, I think
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 31st May 2020, 21:14
Replies: 98
Views: 3,741
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Migrant Hawker's common round here too (later in...

Migrant Hawker's common round here too (later in the season). I didn't mean Migrant Hawker when I said "razzy migrant", I meant an unexpected migrant species!

Had a couple more emerging since last...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 26th May 2020, 22:29
Replies: 98
Views: 3,741
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Had 12 Odonata spp on my Bristol patch so far...

Had 12 Odonata spp on my Bristol patch so far this year, including two patch ticks: Hairy Dragonfly and Scarce Chaser. Takes the patch list to 22. Yet to get a razzy migrant though, so hoping for one...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th May 2020, 21:44
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Red face Yes it's common in the area

Yes it's common in the area
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th May 2020, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Agree

Agree
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 15th May 2020, 22:16
Replies: 98
Views: 3,741
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Hairy D was an exciting patch tick for me in...

Hairy D was an exciting patch tick for me in Bristol a few days ago. :t: Can't find any other Bristol records, but they're not too far away (Avonmouth etc).
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 15th May 2020, 21:55
Replies: 55
Views: 2,315
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Bit harsh perhaps. I'm sure Pete's posted whole...

Bit harsh perhaps. I'm sure Pete's posted whole sentences on occasion, and uses capitals where necessary. ;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th May 2020, 08:08
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Lol, thanks Carol. Not actually a patch tick, but...

Lol, thanks Carol. Not actually a patch tick, but it would be a patch year tick, and I decided to do a patch year list for the first time this year.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th May 2020, 22:14
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I've got completely obsessed with my rubbish...

I've got completely obsessed with my rubbish local patch within walking distance of my house more than ever before! And seen more interesting migrants this spring than all the other springs I've been...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th May 2020, 22:08
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Depends what you're looking for, but Madera...

Depends what you're looking for, but Madera Canyon's mindblowing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th May 2020, 13:53
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Larry Sweetland
What was it doing? That might help if you saw it...

What was it doing? That might help if you saw it on the ground. Did it walk steadily or hop?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th April 2020, 15:10
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Larry Sweetland
It might get be useful to note how it behaves...

It might get be useful to note how it behaves too. Does it hop on the ground? Does it cling to bags of nuts? Does it shiver it's tail when it lands? That kind of thing. As well as the shape of it's...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th April 2020, 18:56
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Agree with Palm Warbler

Agree with Palm Warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th April 2020, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd go for Bellbird

I'd go for Bellbird
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 26th April 2020, 20:26
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Doesn't look quite right, but what about...

Doesn't look quite right, but what about Yellow-breasted Chat?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st April 2020, 19:58
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I agree that bird in post 19 looks like Pacific...

I agree that bird in post 19 looks like Pacific Slope, and bird in first post looks like Hammond's or Dusky.
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