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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 28th November 2013, 10:47
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By colonelboris
Thanks for that, Lou! It looked distinctly odd...

Thanks for that, Lou! It looked distinctly odd compared to the other gulls, so I thought it worth a look.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2013, 22:19
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By colonelboris
And another photo...

And another photo...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2013, 22:18
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By colonelboris
Possible hybrid gull, Dublin, 23/11/2013.

Evening all,

I was wondering if this is a possible Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull, taken in Dublin on 23/11/2013. Main points for me are the mid-grey mantle (almost exactly mid-range between the...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 1st April 2013, 09:15
Replies: 79
Views: 9,127
Posted By colonelboris
Thanks! The kids are ill and wanted me to make...

Thanks!

The kids are ill and wanted me to make them something, so as I was making some small flag patches at the time, they got patches of some of their favourite birds. They're only small at about...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 27th March 2013, 23:56
Replies: 79
Views: 9,127
Posted By colonelboris
Thanks, Oivind! Finally got round to finishing...

Thanks, Oivind!

Finally got round to finishing the Waxwings and also managed another drawing this evening.
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 24th March 2013, 08:29
Replies: 79
Views: 9,127
Posted By colonelboris
Thanks! Slowly working on a set of Waxwings. ...

Thanks! Slowly working on a set of Waxwings. Even a vague chance I might finish it later today.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 22:12
Replies: 126
Views: 15,885
Posted By colonelboris
I feel faint now all the blood's run down the...

I feel faint now all the blood's run down the other end. I do miss the birds, though. I mean small and brown is all very nice, but I'd rather have a handful of Silvereyes in the garden.
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:59
Replies: 3
Views: 4,164
Posted By colonelboris
Lovely! As one of the first few people to...

Lovely! As one of the first few people to mis-identify it, it's nice to see a few shots that rub it in...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:34
Replies: 79
Views: 9,127
Posted By colonelboris
Crikey. Finally got a house and moved our stuff...

Crikey. Finally got a house and moved our stuff in, unpacked and slowly settled in, so back to drawing...
The first one is for yet another Tales From The Track - this time about IDing corellas in...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By colonelboris
Lovely! I'm really missing the parrots now.

Lovely! I'm really missing the parrots now.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:28
Replies: 57
Views: 6,843
Posted By colonelboris
I like that!

I like that!
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By colonelboris
The wader pair is my favourite there.

The wader pair is my favourite there.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:26
Replies: 49
Views: 5,614
Posted By colonelboris
Love the Great Horned Owl. I saw one before I...

Love the Great Horned Owl. I saw one before I was into birding when working on Camp Spoilt Weasel in PA years back. We thought it was one of those giant plastic roof owls until it took off...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:23
Replies: 43
Views: 6,486
Posted By colonelboris
I like the elephants especially. Always nice to...

I like the elephants especially. Always nice to see a bit of pencil.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:22
Replies: 433
Views: 75,495
Posted By colonelboris
I rather like these big cat drawings. Very fluid.

I rather like these big cat drawings. Very fluid.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:21
Replies: 126
Views: 15,885
Posted By colonelboris
I like the sense of depth with the shading on the...

I like the sense of depth with the shading on the Redshank. The interpretative board picture is wonderful as well.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:17
Replies: 21
Views: 2,732
Posted By colonelboris
Nice! I can see several lifers on there that I...

Nice! I can see several lifers on there that I wouldn't mind...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:14
Replies: 37
Views: 5,766
Posted By colonelboris
Great work and always good to see another...

Great work and always good to see another pencileer* on the board.

* I made that up and I'm sticking with it...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:12
Replies: 22
Views: 3,046
Posted By colonelboris
Lovely work there! And to think I was feeling...

Lovely work there! And to think I was feeling pleased with myself for having just carved a rough spoon out of birch...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 16th January 2013, 20:29
Replies: 79
Views: 9,127
Posted By colonelboris
Thanks! Thought I'd do something a little...

Thanks! Thought I'd do something a little different with the plovers than my usual single-bird-per-picture thing.
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 13th January 2013, 17:30
Replies: 79
Views: 9,127
Posted By colonelboris
I've been offline for a while as we've movd house...

I've been offline for a while as we've movd house from Australia to the UK and we're still sorting out somewhere to live and getting the new position underway, so not much time to have caught up on...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 29th December 2012, 22:11
Replies: 51
Views: 21,607
Posted By colonelboris
Christmas armchair tick! I think this may be my...

Christmas armchair tick! I think this may be my first armchair tick, actually...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 25th December 2012, 19:02
Replies: 29
Views: 5,113
Posted By colonelboris
Resulting in the split Troglodytes flatulenta?

Resulting in the split Troglodytes flatulenta?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 24th December 2012, 19:39
Replies: 29
Views: 5,113
Posted By colonelboris
I'll agree with that!

I'll agree with that!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 24th December 2012, 15:35
Replies: 29
Views: 5,113
Posted By colonelboris
But was it named in English...? Also, I rather...

But was it named in English...? Also, I rather think groups predating the Chinese and Egyptians would probably have named birds first - we'll have to get some paleo-etymologists to try to...
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