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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 21:14
Replies: 124
Views: 2,401
Posted By dantheman
:t: How dare you! Start a new thread ... :-O

:t:

How dare you! Start a new thread ... :-O
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 20:59
Replies: 124
Views: 2,401
Posted By dantheman
All true, but kinda missing the point in this...

All true, but kinda missing the point in this instance ... racism, and racist attitudes are out there, and at some point the issue comes to a head, gets highlighted and at that point, if you go...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 20:29
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By dantheman
Well ... someone climbed on the Cenotaph. But it...

Well ... someone climbed on the Cenotaph. But it wasn't vandalised...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 20:28
Replies: 102
Views: 1,822
Posted By dantheman
Thanks for the reasonably pointless...

Thanks for the reasonably pointless clarification, I think fairly irrelevant in the circumstances (note the original 'etc'); it's not just about the actual weaponry involved ... ;)


Looks like...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 18:24
Replies: 102
Views: 1,822
Posted By dantheman
Who said I was defending it? There's an awful...

Who said I was defending it?

There's an awful lot going on right now. And usually two sides to any argument - you can come down on one side or choose to see both. There are things you can choose to...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 17:45
Replies: 102
Views: 1,822
Posted By dantheman
But that is a news channel selectively showing...

But that is a news channel selectively showing what it wants to tell it's own narrative.

Have you seen all the videos of police violence against peaceful protestors from the current situation? Or...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 15:18
Replies: 418
Views: 11,282
Posted By dantheman
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-5289385...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-52893853

See the above and a taste of mistakes that could have been very easily avoided. I note CJ has replied.

Of course there are more issues with...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 20:01
Replies: 102
Views: 1,822
Posted By dantheman
I think you are imagining wrong (admittedly it's...

I think you are imagining wrong (admittedly it's probably bluster talk on social media*).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Soros



*(although making such threats of violence against an...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 18:41
Replies: 823
Views: 47,253
Posted By dantheman
I think Barnacle in the summer probably is worse...

I think Barnacle in the summer probably is worse than Canada or Pheasant tbh ...

There is of course the slim chance that an injured bird of totally wild origin and having failed to migrate passed...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 17:44
Replies: 41
Views: 1,708
Posted By dantheman
Nice. And can probably only dream of a Marbled...

Nice. And can probably only dream of a Marbled White down this way.

First Meadow Brown and Large Skippers over the last week or two.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 17:41
Replies: 102
Views: 1,822
Posted By dantheman
There's a polite dictionary definition, but I...

There's a polite dictionary definition, but I suspect the real meaning in this case would be more along these lines...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 17:34
Replies: 124
Views: 2,401
Posted By dantheman
Well certainly independent as in...

Well certainly independent as in not-the-regular-state. Doesn't matter that the family commissioned it.

The official post mortem has also since been released.


The wording of the original autopsy...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 30th May 2020, 12:11
Replies: 102
Views: 1,822
Posted By dantheman
Have to agree. As a complete aside - you are...

Have to agree.

As a complete aside - you are missing a space from your signature line before the C -

Last Lifer: Connecticut Warbler
Last ABA:Connecticut Warbler

(Or else you're just pretty...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 29th May 2020, 21:21
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By dantheman
Not getting the ornithology right is a Cardinal...

Not getting the ornithology right is a Cardinal Sin!!
Forum: Lists Thursday 28th May 2020, 22:03
Replies: 85
Views: 4,363
Posted By dantheman
Well ... again no camera but chanced up a nice...

Well ... again no camera but chanced up a nice Badger hunting through the grass about 15 yards from me around 8pm this evening. Didn't notice me at all. Going to have to carry phone and banana at all...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 27th May 2020, 23:49
Replies: 254
Views: 4,922
Posted By dantheman
Probably waiting for you to go away so it could...

Probably waiting for you to go away so it could access some tasty moths ...


:eat:
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 27th May 2020, 23:44
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By dantheman
Well, the idea of 'greenwash' has been around for...

Well, the idea of 'greenwash' has been around for a while ... be interesting to see the video when it reappears ...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 24th May 2020, 17:56
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By dantheman
The cricket bats get a pretty raw deal from it...

The cricket bats get a pretty raw deal from it too.

Used to be quite popular, but it got banned and ended up going underground ...
Forum: Lists Friday 22nd May 2020, 21:36
Replies: 85
Views: 4,363
Posted By dantheman
This doesn't compare with a big cat of course,...

This doesn't compare with a big cat of course, but had a fox cub experience earlier on today which was pretty cool - no camera or even phone though.

So I was stood in a trackway when I spotted a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th May 2020, 23:59
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By dantheman
aeshna5 Can't even get people's names right ......

aeshna5

Can't even get people's names right ... :-O



Broomjob - it looks to be an aberrant Red-winged Blackbird (or a partially leucistic Red-winged Blackbird). Welcome to BF btw ... ;)
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 19th May 2020, 19:17
Replies: 418
Views: 11,282
Posted By dantheman
You're obsessed with optics Sancho - teach them...

You're obsessed with optics Sancho - teach them something proper!!!!!!!!

;)
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 19th May 2020, 10:40
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By dantheman
An...

An...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 18th May 2020, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By dantheman
Googling 'watercress' images does come up with...

Googling 'watercress' images does come up with some similar variations in leaf shape.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 18th May 2020, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By dantheman
Baby Triffid? ;)

Baby Triffid?

;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 18th May 2020, 11:56
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By dantheman
I'd agree with Common Carpet and Grey Birch ;)

I'd agree with Common Carpet and Grey Birch ;)
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