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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th December 2014, 00:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By steve covey
OK, will do :)

OK, will do :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th December 2014, 22:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By steve covey
Many thanks to you all for your prompt replies...

Many thanks to you all for your prompt replies everyone. The Moussiers Redstart had me completely thrown |:$|
I'll pass your ID's along to my friend.
Thank you,
Steve.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th December 2014, 16:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By steve covey
A trio from Marrakech, Morocco for ID please

A friend has recently been on a short trip to Morocco, staying at Marakech. He was mostly hoping to see and photograph local insects so didn't really have the right lens for getting close ups of...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 30th August 2014, 17:03
Replies: 972
Sticky: Shieldbugs.
Views: 140,726
Posted By steve covey
Yes, I agree. Nice find :t: Cheers, Steve.

Yes, I agree. Nice find :t:
Cheers,
Steve.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 27th July 2014, 10:36
Replies: 972
Sticky: Shieldbugs.
Views: 140,726
Posted By steve covey
Snap! I found one at Conigre Mead Wiltshire...

Snap! I found one at Conigre Mead Wiltshire Wildlife Trust reserve at Melksham last Sunday. My first - still not seen an adult!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 28th April 2014, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By steve covey
Many thanks Martin. I'll pass that info along to...

Many thanks Martin. I'll pass that info along to Wayne.
Cheers,
Steve.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 28th April 2014, 16:02
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By steve covey
That looks spot on Dave! Many thanks :)

That looks spot on Dave! Many thanks :)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 27th April 2014, 22:15
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By steve covey
South African Moth

Hi all,
my friend Wayne has just got back from a holiday in the Cape area of South Africa. The attached photo was ,in his opinion, the best moth he saw. But as neither he or I have literature on...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 24th April 2014, 08:24
Replies: 972
Sticky: Shieldbugs.
Views: 140,726
Posted By steve covey
Hopefully our climate is too cold for them to...

Hopefully our climate is too cold for them to become established and a pest. Although the Harlequin Ladybird has followed a similar pattern in the States - and become well established here too. So...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 23rd April 2014, 14:11
Replies: 972
Sticky: Shieldbugs.
Views: 140,726
Posted By steve covey
Thumbs up Down Shieldbug refound!

I see there have been no posts for some time on here so thought I'd get the ball rolling again!
Last Thursday a friend and I visited Pewsey Downs NNR in the hope of finding the Down Shieldbug...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 30th August 2013, 12:17
Replies: 972
Sticky: Shieldbugs.
Views: 140,726
Posted By steve covey
Looks like Red-legged Shieldbug/Forest Bug...

Looks like Red-legged Shieldbug/Forest Bug [Pentatoma rufipes] to me!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th January 2013, 13:47
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By steve covey
Brilliant! Thanks very much Will :t:

Brilliant! Thanks very much Will :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th January 2013, 13:12
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By steve covey
Kirstenbosch Sunbird, South Africa

Here's another shot my friend took on his visit to the Western Cape, South Africa last year.
It's a juvenile male [I think] Sunbird taken at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on 7th December...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th January 2013, 16:18
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By steve covey
Brilliant! Thanks for the confirmation Mark :t:

Brilliant! Thanks for the confirmation Mark :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th January 2013, 16:01
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By steve covey
A Scrub-warbler? Western Cape, South Africa

A friend recently [8th Dec 2012] visited the Western Cape area of South Africa. It was mostly a trip to find and photograph Odonata but he took some bird shots too [he's not really into birding and...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 10th April 2011, 21:27
Replies: 495
Views: 96,244
Posted By steve covey
Hi Andrew, yes - E. corollae looks favourite; a...

Hi Andrew,
yes - E. corollae looks favourite; a female I think.
Cheers,
Steve.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 10th April 2011, 21:18
Replies: 495
Views: 96,244
Posted By steve covey
Never happened to me Jamie :o)

Never happened to me Jamie :o)
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 10th April 2011, 21:16
Replies: 495
Views: 96,244
Posted By steve covey
Hi Kathy, looks to me like a Honey Bee [Apis...

Hi Kathy,
looks to me like a Honey Bee [Apis mellifera]. But hard to be sure from the angle of the shot.
Cheers,
Steve.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st December 2010, 20:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By steve covey
Many thanks Jane, I did wonder if it was some...

Many thanks Jane,
I did wonder if it was some type of Motacilla alba - I think I was hoping to report back to my friend he had a shot of an 'exotic' wagtail;o) The taxonomy is a bit of a nightmare I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st December 2010, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By steve covey
Shanghai Wagtail

Hi again,
my friend has sent me another bird pic from his trip to Shanghai in August this year. It's obiously a wagtail of some sort but not sure which. Any help gratefully received.
TIA.
Steve.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 20th December 2010, 18:58
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By steve covey
OK, thanks MOhon.

OK, thanks MOhon.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 7th December 2010, 17:59
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By steve covey
ID req'd please for Nairobi, Kenya Skipper/Dart butterfly

Hi all,
my friend had a brief trip to Nairobi last month and this lovely skipper [hesperidae] was one he saw. Any ideas as to it's name would be very welcome - even if it's only down to...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 5th October 2010, 18:02
Replies: 972
Sticky: Shieldbugs.
Views: 140,726
Posted By steve covey
Nice one! I haven't seen any this autumn yet -...

Nice one! I haven't seen any this autumn yet - although I did see some adults back in the Spring [seems a long time ago now...]
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th September 2010, 08:33
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By steve covey
Thanks Sid, I'll pass that info along to my...

Thanks Sid,
I'll pass that info along to my friend.
Cheers,
Steve.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th September 2010, 07:26
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By steve covey
Thanks China Guy. My friend has a few more bird...

Thanks China Guy. My friend has a few more bird pics to ID, I think, so we may prevail upon you [both?] again - neither of us have any bird guides covering China!
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