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Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 10:45
Replies: 762
Views: 117,142
Posted By andyadcock
Just found this photo that I took at the airport...

Just found this photo that I took at the airport in Riga, Latvia a few years ago, Antonov species I presume?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 09:11
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By andyadcock
Me too?

Me too?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 09:07
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By andyadcock
Seems to have a grey head on my screen, visually,...

Seems to have a grey head on my screen, visually, how are you ruling out Linnet although the behaviour is spot on for a Flycatcher.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Today, 08:20
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By andyadcock
Willow Beauty

Thought I'd run this by the sages, just an unusually marked WB?

It didn't seem any bigger than I'd expect and I do get WB often but haven't seen one marked like this before, with the pronounced ring...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:46
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By andyadcock
Sounds a bit like an alarm calling Blackbird?

Sounds a bit like an alarm calling Blackbird?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 18:42
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By andyadcock
Thanks for the input folks, will be recorded as...

Thanks for the input folks, will be recorded as SsR.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Yesterday, 15:27
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By andyadcock
1 Looks to be a Migrant Hawker. 3 Is a Cabbage...

1 Looks to be a Migrant Hawker.

3 Is a Cabbage Bug I believe, Eyrydema oleracea
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By andyadcock
Really? If it is, then I'd hardly say 'perfect',...

Really?

If it is, then I'd hardly say 'perfect', the kidney mark is almost always, more solidly filled rather than outlined.

Have to agree though that on the balance of probability, it is SsR.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 13:26
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By andyadcock
Thanks Rosaria but it didn't have yellow...

Thanks Rosaria but it didn't have yellow underwings, I get LYU fairly regularly and do think I'd know that species.

I get a lot of very dark specimens here and did wonder if it may be a melanistic...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 09:25
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By andyadcock
Noctuid, Nottm

Usually, I'd put this down as the variable Square-spot Rustic but the shape of the reniform stigmata and the fact that they're outlined and not at all filled in, made me want to run this past the...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 23rd August 2019, 16:04
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By andyadcock
Thanks Walter, I'm not inclined to kill anything...

Thanks Walter,
I'm not inclined to kill anything though, even a beetle, just to sate my desite to put a name to it, .
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 23rd August 2019, 08:50
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By andyadcock
Click Beetle, Nottingham

Tentatively ID'd as Melanotus villosus?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 22nd August 2019, 18:39
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By andyadcock
Thanks Aeshna.

Thanks Aeshna.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 22nd August 2019, 17:32
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By andyadcock
Aha, cheers mate, not a species I see in Notts.

Aha, cheers mate, not a species I see in Notts.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 22nd August 2019, 13:43
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By andyadcock
Noctuid, Russia

My wife is in St Petersburg at the moment and just sent me this, any ideas anyone?

I considered Dusky Marbled Brown?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 22nd August 2019, 09:16
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By andyadcock
Thank you Salticus.

Thank you Salticus.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 22nd August 2019, 08:42
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By andyadcock
Roesel's Bush-cricket - Notts

Can someone confirm my ID please?

Is this the 'rare' long winged form, said to be more common during hot summers?

It isn't something I expected to get here, so close to the City.


Thanks in...
Forum: Other Wildlife Wednesday 21st August 2019, 10:26
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By andyadcock
They look more like the fry of something like...

They look more like the fry of something like Trout, I doubt that Eels jump?

Years ago, whilst working in St Catherine's Dock in London, I saw thousands of Elvers in the dock, just clinging to the...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 21st August 2019, 09:16
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By andyadcock
Spider, Nottingham

The survey of my Arachnid house mates continues, anyone help with this?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st August 2019, 07:43
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By andyadcock
Maybe a young Rufous-naped?

Maybe a young Rufous-naped?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th August 2019, 18:42
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By andyadcock
Ruff.

Ruff.
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Tuesday 20th August 2019, 07:18
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By andyadcock
Anole maybe, I'll check the book when I have...

Anole maybe, I'll check the book when I have time.

Edit: The closest I can get is Stream Anole (was it near water?) Anolis...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th August 2019, 07:07
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By andyadcock
A Nightingale Thrush maybe, they certainly hp...

A Nightingale Thrush maybe, they certainly hp around a bit Pitta like, Russet?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By andyadcock
Looks like a Brown Shrike to me?

Looks like a Brown Shrike to me?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th August 2019, 15:24
Replies: 24
Views: 495
Posted By andyadcock
Well it's clearly not an adult.

Well it's clearly not an adult.
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