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Forum: Binoculars Today, 09:16
Replies: 44
Views: 808
Posted By PYRTLE
No need to do so Rico as the thread follows the...

No need to do so Rico as the thread follows the sub forums Binoculars etc > Binoculars. It is therefore correctly titled as such.

Pyrtle
Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 21:11
Replies: 63
Views: 1,527
Posted By PYRTLE
If they cannot be retrieved from river =...

If they cannot be retrieved from river = lost...... insurance job

If they are recovered then repaired or replaced with a similarly aged but working example = warranty

Deer turns back and gorges...
Forum: Worcestershire Yesterday, 18:21
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By PYRTLE
A dead Mallard is not inconceivable but two in...

A dead Mallard is not inconceivable but two in quick succession could be deemed unusual. If you suspect a wildlife crime then the local constabulary would be the point of contact. Whether they...
Forum: Italy Yesterday, 18:02
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By PYRTLE
Giorgio, In English please, one of the Birdforum...

Giorgio,

In English please, one of the Birdforum rules. Thank you.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 14:10
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By PYRTLE
Of interest perhaps, called a " Stormcock" due to...

Of interest perhaps, called a " Stormcock" due to their habit of singing just after a heavy shower, stormy weather, particularly early in the calendar year.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:58
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By PYRTLE
Agree with Mistle Thrush.

Agree with Mistle Thrush.
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Friday 24th January 2020, 09:24
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By PYRTLE
Crikey.

Crikey.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd January 2020, 16:31
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By PYRTLE
Meadow Pipit. Probably half the size of a...

Meadow Pipit. Probably half the size of a Blackbird, maybe even a 3rd.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 21:38
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By PYRTLE
It is a hybrid farmyard thing! Probably Greylag...

It is a hybrid farmyard thing! Probably Greylag and Chinese Swan goose. Greater White-fronted it certainly is not I'm afraid.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 21:32
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By PYRTLE
Arctic skua for me as well, Nutcracker's pointer...

Arctic skua for me as well, Nutcracker's pointer ref. the central tail feathers should cast no further doubts.
Forum: Vortex Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 20:03
Replies: 63
Views: 1,527
Posted By PYRTLE
Thanks but I read all that in the links you...

Thanks but I read all that in the links you provided and other sub menus which is how I arrived at my conclusion.
P
Forum: Vortex Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 18:49
Replies: 63
Views: 1,527
Posted By PYRTLE
I'd like to know more about the persons who...

I'd like to know more about the persons who carried out this comparison and wrote the report. It isn't the most full or technical read to be honest. There is a suggestion in the comments section that...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 15:00
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By PYRTLE
Agree that results would be questionable, I...

Agree that results would be questionable, I wouldn't use it for that purpose - however it is the OP's first spotting scope so needs to find out its capabilities.
Forum: Tips For New Birders Tuesday 21st January 2020, 20:08
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By PYRTLE
Depends on what your interest is and how often...

Depends on what your interest is and how often you can get to the coast. Some birders seawatch nearly every day and in the most harshest conditions. If you are wanting to see a variety of "seabirds"...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 21:59
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By PYRTLE
Ring necked parakeet, Hooded Crow, White Stork,...

Ring necked parakeet, Hooded Crow, White Stork, feral pigeons.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By PYRTLE
Moorhen, young mallards, mallard ducklings.

Moorhen, young mallards, mallard ducklings.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 20th January 2020, 20:57
Replies: 445
Views: 52,697
Posted By PYRTLE
1. Tree Pipit 2. Ring Ouzel 5. Reed Bunting.

1. Tree Pipit 2. Ring Ouzel 5. Reed Bunting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 20:50
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By PYRTLE
Greenshank.

Greenshank.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 20th January 2020, 20:47
Replies: 445
Views: 52,697
Posted By PYRTLE
1. Meadow Pipit 2. Blackbird To kick off.

1. Meadow Pipit
2. Blackbird

To kick off.
Forum: Zeiss Monday 20th January 2020, 10:41
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By PYRTLE
Spoke with Gary last week, as usual excellent...

Spoke with Gary last week, as usual excellent service and new SF eyecups arrived pronto. There is another email starting with zeissservice, I will dig it out

Pat

It is [email protected] Lee...
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Sunday 19th January 2020, 18:16
Replies: 445
Views: 52,697
Posted By PYRTLE
Peregrine.

Peregrine.
Forum: Gulls Saturday 18th January 2020, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By PYRTLE
Amazing shots.

Amazing shots.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 17th January 2020, 19:52
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By PYRTLE
Sorry Andy, was away in Cyprus then for a...

Sorry Andy, was away in Cyprus then for a month....non birding trip ( mostly! Who said romance is dead.)

Hope you're keeping well.

Pat
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 17th January 2020, 18:02
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, a modern road construction and finish would...

Yes, a modern road construction and finish would be a much harder and denser surface if the prey were indeed forced to crash to the ground so that could explain the high numbers of mortality. Perhaps...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th January 2020, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By PYRTLE
With such a fine and quite lengthy bill, I would...

With such a fine and quite lengthy bill, I would start with Marsh Sandpiper.
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