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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By dantheman
To answer my own question, wikipedia states that...

To answer my own question, wikipedia states that they (Snipe) occasionally winnow on migration and commonly when disturbed by predators ... !!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:56
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By dantheman
Tawny Owl calls - winnowing? UK

Was outside around 8pm (still light) this evening and pleased to hear a Tawny Owl typical call across the fields, followed by a quieter 'ker-wick' which is also afaik a common call. However, heard a...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 20:37
Replies: 19
Views: 246
Posted By dantheman
I thought it was a fairly slim majority? - ie...

I thought it was a fairly slim majority? - ie hardly 'soundly'.

??
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 16:20
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
Oops, not nitpicking tick hitting. Apols, will...

Oops, not nitpicking tick hitting. Apols, will amend in next update. Btw Tree Sparrow - a major rarity eg SW England, and not doing so well elsewhere in UK, had Collared Dove yesterday.



By 'this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 09:26
Replies: 40
Views: 1,040
Posted By dantheman
No sense of moral responsibility at all? People...

No sense of moral responsibility at all? People are dying ... not as a result of twitches perhaps, but the whole thing is interconnected (sounds melodramatic I know.)

The government handling of the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:57
Replies: 40
Views: 1,040
Posted By dantheman
But it's not just about you. People will drive...

But it's not just about you.

People will drive to a rarity (many won't but some will). If there is a plan in place to stop people's movements (to aid in minimising the spread of the disease), then...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 08:18
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By dantheman
Looks like neither of them read the memo about...

Looks like neither of them read the memo about 'no bombing'.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 21:22
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
Firecrest through the garden briefly today. Walk...

Firecrest through the garden briefly today. Walk to local reservoir this evening didn't produce anything new though (GBBG and Sand Martin the other day).

Goldcrest, Marsh Harrier and Cetti's were...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 08:38
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
That would be cool thanks. I'm using bubo and...

That would be cool thanks.

I'm using bubo and there is a function to combine lists (not used it myself before) but think it may be simpler to just keep continents separate for now, looking for...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 08:14
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
If it is just yourself, keeping track of it via...

If it is just yourself, keeping track of it via posts on here won't be too difficult I guess. See how it goes as the month progresses!

btw are the bird species above likely to be IOC recognised...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 08:11
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
Attached the list for Europe for 1st April, from...

Attached the list for Europe for 1st April, from garden, or on foot or cycle from home (with Tawny Owl sneaking in too).

With an additional 7 (8 if you were to count Am Herring Gull) for N America...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 20:28
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
Nope keep it in. I'll do a combined list for...

Nope keep it in. I'll do a combined list for Europe, and we can do a separate list for each other continent thereafter (it's just a nightmare trying to reconcile bird names and other issues doing a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 19:18
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
Nice. I've been out most of the day, gotta think...

Nice. I've been out most of the day, gotta think now ... from garden -

Herring Gull
Jackdaw
Dunnock
Nuthatch (heard)
Robin
Blackbird
Blue Tit
Magpie
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 1st April 2020, 18:55
Replies: 61
Views: 1,029
Posted By dantheman
Indeed Richard, hadn't forgotten, but busier than...

Indeed Richard, hadn't forgotten, but busier than ever these days - see here -

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3978684

I'll also update the joint total for this March leg later.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 18:54
Replies: 54
Views: 909
Posted By dantheman
Joint Birdforum Lockdown List - April

As per the previous thread https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=387738 -

A joint list for folk in self-quarantine, lockdown and the like. Most of us now probably! Post your daily sightings,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 19:13
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By dantheman
"water birds" isn't specific enough. For example...

"water birds" isn't specific enough.

For example you can go to see some woodland birds, some moorland birds or some mountain birds. You wouldn't go to see some water birds, but you might go to see...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 14:39
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By dantheman
Waterbirds over water birds imo. It's kind of...

Waterbirds over water birds imo. It's kind of entered into the english language as a real term so better to use it?

(But then it is land mammals not landmammals still ...)
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 31st March 2020, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By dantheman
If there is any food, fishing or other industry...

If there is any food, fishing or other industry going on anywhere they will still be up and about and travelling to/from.
Forum: Lists Tuesday 31st March 2020, 09:15
Replies: 51
Views: 2,206
Posted By dantheman
https://twitter.com/manishkumar457/status/12419887...

https://twitter.com/manishkumar457/status/1241988724839395328

Saw this on twitter last week (hope it wasn't because it was linked from BF)
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 31st March 2020, 08:23
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By dantheman
... and I thought I was probably a) jumping to a...

... and I thought I was probably a) jumping to a (reasonable) conclusion or b) just jossing with you.

;)
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 30th March 2020, 20:40
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By dantheman
Erm, isn't Fugl just trolling on purpose... ?!?...

Erm, isn't Fugl just trolling on purpose... ?!?

We're gonna need a MUCH bigger bridge ...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 30th March 2020, 10:34
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By dantheman
It's great to see the subject matter featuring in...

It's great to see the subject matter featuring in multiple birdforum threads.

I was thinking it was before my time, and maybe it was, but I then remembered back in secondary school (sometime in the...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 29th March 2020, 22:13
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By dantheman
Sorry to hear that, that is really very sad, and...

Sorry to hear that, that is really very sad, and yes, not directly relatable to somewhere like BF hopefully (which is moderated, after all)

I think from the opposite end, the answer is just 'be...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 29th March 2020, 21:42
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By dantheman
I was merely commenting that we will need a...

I was merely commenting that we will need a bigger bridge for us all to hide under (cf Jaws) - most have made comments on other people's posts that could be construed as trolling/insulting if the...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 29th March 2020, 20:25
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By dantheman
;) ... we're gonna need a bigger bridge?

;)

... we're gonna need a bigger bridge?
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