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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th July 2020, 18:32
Replies: 4,216
Views: 758,831
Posted By Steve Lister
Stejneger's Stonechat for my IOC world list,...

Stejneger's Stonechat for my IOC world list, thanks to looking at a thread on here and realising that whta I saw in Hong Kong many years ago was not the run of the mill Siberian Stonechat.
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 7th July 2020, 18:05
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Steve Lister
There are maps for the different 'subspecies'....

There are maps for the different 'subspecies'. eBird is a very useful resource.

Steve
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 6th July 2020, 16:05
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Steve Lister
Vietnam will be the same as Hong Kong,...

Vietnam will be the same as Hong Kong, Stejneger's, according to HBW and eBird.
I checked after I saw the Hong Kong reply from Mike above, and it seems to have given me an extra life tick as I had...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th July 2020, 10:39
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By Steve Lister
Red-billed Tropicbird - where did frigatebird...

Red-billed Tropicbird - where did frigatebird come from?

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th July 2020, 18:53
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Steve Lister
Probably Black-tailed Godwits, plus the...

Probably Black-tailed Godwits, plus the obvious.

Steve
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 5th July 2020, 18:51
Replies: 33
Views: 5,231
Posted By Steve Lister
LROS members have just been circulated with...

LROS members have just been circulated with details of an auction that features loads of interesting bird books, mainly as mixed lots. If anyone wants the link then let me have an email address and I...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 4th July 2020, 18:55
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Steve Lister
'All the Birds of the World' looks to be an...

'All the Birds of the World' looks to be an amazing prospect. Over 20,000 illustrations and 11.000 maps for 65 Euros. A fair size though at 4.5 kg.

Steve
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 4th July 2020, 17:30
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Steve Lister
I have only trapped twice this week as the other...

I have only trapped twice this week as the other nights did not look promising.

The first I have covered already, and the other was last night: a Clepsis consimilana (my English-name-only friend...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 1st July 2020, 15:51
Replies: 38
Views: 631
Posted By Steve Lister
This morning's catch (correctly attributed to...

This morning's catch (correctly attributed to June 30th) included my first two Small Blood-veins, Single-dotted Wave and Poplar Grey for the year. The Poplar Grey was my first for three years - no...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 28th June 2020, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Steve Lister
Same sort of answer to the Iberian Chiffchaff Q,...

Same sort of answer to the Iberian Chiffchaff Q, except that as this is a 2019 record it should have been assessed by now. Check the WIP file on the BBRC website - or find it on here somewhere.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 28th June 2020, 15:46
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Steve Lister
Nothing to do with the BOU. It is the BBRC who...

Nothing to do with the BOU. It is the BBRC who will assess the record, and I guess they won't have done it yet. They publish a regular Work in Progress file where you can check how individual records...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 28th June 2020, 14:22
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
Down the road in Lufbra I have had all of those...

Down the road in Lufbra I have had all of those but only in very small numbers, like one or two. Several locals have commented how scarce Poplar Hawk is this year.
I am missing both Eyed and Lime...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 27th June 2020, 13:25
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
The recent Atlas has just a couple of post-2000...

The recent Atlas has just a couple of post-2000 dots for Notts so must still be a very good local record Andy.

Just got my catch processed before the rain started this morning. Scalloped oak, Grey...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th June 2020, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Steve Lister
Yes, Grey Plover. Nice photo.

Yes, Grey Plover. Nice photo.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th June 2020, 18:00
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Steve Lister
Black-tailed Godwit? Legs look long (and black!)...

Black-tailed Godwit?
Legs look long (and black!) for a redshank.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th June 2020, 16:10
Replies: 861
Views: 58,040
Posted By Steve Lister
June 25th. 73. Oystercatcher - one called...

June 25th.

73. Oystercatcher - one called several times just after I went in having processed my moth catch but couldn't spot it when I got back out.

Steve
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 25th June 2020, 15:54
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
Another good catch by my standards, 78 moths of...

Another good catch by my standards, 78 moths of 34 species. Ten NFY but nothing particularly odd about the dates today.

The best probably Coronet, Common White Wave and Notocelia rosaecolona all of...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 24th June 2020, 17:04
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
My best catch of the year this morning, for...

My best catch of the year this morning, for quantity, quality and interest. 57 moths of 29 species with eight NFY:
Lyonetia clerkella
Eudonia mercurella
Yellow Shell
Common Footman (4)
Broad-bordered...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 22nd June 2020, 17:40
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Steve Lister
Looks OK to me. A species I have never caught,...

Looks OK to me. A species I have never caught, here or anywhere else.

Steve
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 22nd June 2020, 17:36
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
Another small but interesting catch this morning,...

Another small but interesting catch this morning, taking me past 100 species for the year.
27 moths of 11 species.
NFY were Leopard Moth and Ingrailed Clay, both of which I catch very rarely indeed,...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 21st June 2020, 10:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By Steve Lister
Not definite that it is a Cayenne Tern in Ireland...

Not definite that it is a Cayenne Tern in Ireland either - could be a pale billed Sandwich or a hybrid Sandwich x Elegant, or something else. It looks tiny for any Sandwich-size tern in some photos,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th June 2020, 19:22
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Steve Lister
Roseate for sure - your photo is good enough to...

Roseate for sure - your photo is good enough to see the bill tip, plus tail streamers too long for Sandwich.

Steve
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 20th June 2020, 14:55
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
Yes, he clearly does. But many don't. I...

Yes, he clearly does. But many don't.

I struggled to get the editor of the WWT newsletter to understand the difference between blue duck semen (which is what they wrote) as opposed to Blue Duck...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 20th June 2020, 14:21
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
My recent trapping sessions have not been worth a...

My recent trapping sessions have not been worth a post but cumulatively maybe a summary is worth it.....

14th June - 28 of 12 species with Large Yellow Underwing (2) and Straw Dot (3) NFY
18th June...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 20th June 2020, 14:14
Replies: 442
Views: 9,818
Posted By Steve Lister
A good example of why it is best to use capital...

A good example of why it is best to use capital letters for the names of moths - and birds of course.
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