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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 26th October 2020, 15:52
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Paul Chapman
Excellent news. Thanks for posting. (I think that...

Excellent news. Thanks for posting. (I think that there is now a ninth vaccine at Stage 3.)

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 26th October 2020, 08:45
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Paul Chapman
For this commercially available test, 97% success...

For this commercially available test, 97% success rate - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54684985

And of course, there have been high profile false...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th October 2020, 22:53
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Paul Chapman
I'm in same risk group as 70+ on our original...

I'm in same risk group as 70+ on our original lockdown Statutory Instrument because of my BMI. (Working on that ever since but still don't expect to be on the right side of the numbers this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th October 2020, 22:41
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Paul Chapman
People get sloppy. Cases increase. Tipping point...

People get sloppy. Cases increase. Tipping point between demographics & soon out of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th October 2020, 22:33
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Paul Chapman
21 days after daily admissions peak:- 01.04.20 -...

21 days after daily admissions peak:-
01.04.20 - 3,564 peak daily admissions
10.04.20 - 19,617 peak numbers in hospital
18.04.20 - 3,247 peak ventilators
21.04.20 - 1,224 peak daily...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th October 2020, 21:05
Replies: 52
Views: 1,456
Posted By Paul Chapman
Daily hospital admissions are currently about a...

Daily hospital admissions are currently about a third of the peak (1,139/3,564), numbers in hospital are about 40% (7,850/19,617) and individuals on ventilators are about one quarter...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 11th October 2020, 16:19
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Paul Chapman
My mistake. I think that this is now Crocidosema...

My mistake. I think that this is now Crocidosema plebejana. I had one this week.....

Apologies

Paul
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Tuesday 6th October 2020, 21:12
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Sadly. Discretion is the better part of valour at...

Sadly. Discretion is the better part of valour at the moment while I work on my weight & fitness. I have so far passed up Cayenne Tern, Scopoli's Shearwater, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher & Tennessee...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Tuesday 6th October 2020, 21:09
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Paul Chapman
Excellent stuff. Truly gripped.

Excellent stuff. Truly gripped.
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Wednesday 30th September 2020, 19:15
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Superb! Well done.

Superb! Well done.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 25th September 2020, 23:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By Paul Chapman
https://www.birdguides.com/news/pallid-harrier-bre...

https://www.birdguides.com/news/pallid-harrier-breeds-in-france-for-first-time/#:~:text=Pallid%20Harrier%20has%20bred%20in,a%20female%20of%20the%20species.

All the best
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 21:29
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Yes to Delicate & a very unseasonal Marbled...

Yes to Delicate & a very unseasonal Marbled Whitespot.

All the best
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 19:42
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Agreed. Nice pic. I find them really tricky. I...

Agreed. Nice pic.

I find them really tricky. I haven't had a Beaded Chestnut yet this year & they tend to be outnumbered & a little later....

All the best
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 16:59
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Agreed on yours as Dark Marbled Carpet now after...

Agreed on yours as Dark Marbled Carpet now after some further staring. I attach my two patch Dark Marbled Carpets along with yours & my recent Common Marbled Carpet..........

Subtle...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 20th September 2020, 18:09
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Spot on. Only look in detail at moths with a long...

Spot on. Only look in detail at moths with a long black streak which goes past the lower oval. Rare in Flame Shoulder. It took me two days to see the hairs on my friend's moth to confirm it. When he...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 20th September 2020, 07:50
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
You could well be right Andy. I suspect the...

You could well be right Andy. I suspect the variability of Common Marbled Carpet is the challenge. I was really thrown with the underside of the hindwing on mine this year making it Common Marbled....
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 20:48
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
In contrast, this year's dark Common Marbled...

In contrast, this year's dark Common Marbled Carpet has a more rounded less pointed postmedian line and a more U shaped underside to the hindwing.

All the best

Paul
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 20:46
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Andy My two garden Dark Marbled Carpets were 8...

Andy

My two garden Dark Marbled Carpets were 8 August 2011 and 22 August 2018 and having revisited my photos, I remain happy with both records.

Pic one -2011 record - upperside forewing
Pic two -...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 20:38
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Dan I attach a photo of the plate from Clancy...

Dan

I attach a photo of the plate from Clancy which is an excellent reference and has Flame Shoulder and Radford's Flame Shoulder specimens side by side. Also two pics of our moth showing the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 19:25
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
;)

;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 19:24
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
Yes. I thought that it was convincing at first...

Yes. I thought that it was convincing at first but ended up on Common Marbled Carpet. I would say Common Marbled for yours too on the basis that the projection is not deep enough. I'll try and dig...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 19th September 2020, 19:20
Replies: 172
Views: 3,538
Posted By Paul Chapman
He is closer to the coast than me. I am on the...

He is closer to the coast than me. I am on the edge of town next to a rhine and about 400 yards from the Bristol Channel. A link...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:57
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Paul Chapman
Roy Leverton is also a really good chap. I...

Roy Leverton is also a really good chap. I visited his house once as I was travelling around Scotland with a friend of his and he showed us a Swordgrass. :t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:23
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Paul Chapman
A very worthwhile purchase if you can get...

A very worthwhile purchase if you can get it.

Jon Clifton - one of the principal authors - runs ALS. A birder of old that nailed the Least Tern when it visited Colne Point from Rye Harbour and...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:03
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Paul Chapman
Immediately looking at the excellent...

Immediately looking at the excellent Bird-dropping Tortrix Moths of the British Isles, I am drawn to Epinotia bilunana/ramella rather than the likes of Eucosma campoliliana. I would say Epinotia...
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