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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 22:58
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Farnboro John
I'm not aware of a chicken killing anyone, but a...

I'm not aware of a chicken killing anyone, but a turkey put hot lead into a US hunter.... keep up Dan! 3:-)

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 20:12
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Farnboro John
Not that I'm aware of, but at least one person...

Not that I'm aware of, but at least one person has been shot by a turkey in the USA. Great headline BTW. 3:-)

John
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Yesterday, 16:08
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Farnboro John
Chris was on the very top of his game yesterday...

Chris was on the very top of his game yesterday (so was Megan); Iolo handled his brief comfortably and Gillian has finally settled down, no twitching or stammering at all. Michaela's contribution...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 12:59
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
A quiet night weather-wise unfortunately went...

A quiet night weather-wise unfortunately went clear early on so I think the waxing moon is largely responsible for another empty trap this morning (2 Caddis Fly sp).

Try again tonight!

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 27th October 2020, 19:05
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
No more than 10mph and that from the South-west -...

No more than 10mph and that from the South-west - my trap is sheltered by the house from that direction. Trap out :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 27th October 2020, 16:24
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
One November Moth agg this morning that...

One November Moth agg this morning that effortlessly evaded my pot from its window perch, dammit. Nothing in the trap again.

Supposedly dry tonight, probably give it another go.

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 26th October 2020, 17:30
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
Absolutely nothing in my trap last night (not...

Absolutely nothing in my trap last night (not even a Caddis Fly sp) but it's running again tonight. Ever the optimist!

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 24th October 2020, 08:38
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Farnboro John
Of more contemporary interest, does anyone know...

Of more contemporary interest, does anyone know if these high counts indicate any of the following:

- success just of the East Anglian population

- immigration

- birds from the Great Crane...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 24th October 2020, 08:05
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
An increasing worry with age..... One moth this...

An increasing worry with age.....

One moth this morning (no outliers last night, disappointingly): Red-line Quaker.

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 23rd October 2020, 19:40
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
Looking just a couple of posts back, I still need...

Looking just a couple of posts back, I still need Green-brindled Crescent, Beaded Chestnut, Dark Chestnut and Feathered Ranunculus - everyone's garden is different!

Trap out again tonight. I'll look...
Forum: Self Isolating Chat Room Friday 23rd October 2020, 18:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Farnboro John
Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach is...

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach is more of an allegorical celebration of flying than a book about birds (RB was a fairly celebrated pilot), but the more spiritual may "get it". Bill...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 23rd October 2020, 14:40
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
Trapped twice more this week with only two moths...

Trapped twice more this week with only two moths on the morning of 22nd (Box Tree Moth and Grey Pine Carpet) while this morning there were three: two November Moth aggs - neither in the trap - and a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 21st October 2020, 18:33
Replies: 1,055
Views: 159,880
Posted By Farnboro John
Fairly sure that's a Noctule: long-winged and...

Fairly sure that's a Noctule: long-winged and hunting high in the open sky with enough light left to get a picture. Nice one.

Meatbox had nightfighter variants, some of which are among the ugliest...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 21st October 2020, 16:47
Replies: 1,055
Views: 159,880
Posted By Farnboro John
You'd have to ask Martin Baker but I'd have...

You'd have to ask Martin Baker but I'd have thought it more dependent on pilot qualifications/ratings?

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 20th October 2020, 20:43
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
Outstanding! Well done, nice pix...

Outstanding! Well done, nice pix too.

Cheres

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 20th October 2020, 17:23
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
It did. I'll check Hants Moths Flying Tonight as...

It did. I'll check Hants Moths Flying Tonight as well but sounds like QED to me. Cheers Dan!

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 20th October 2020, 16:32
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
Trapped last night despite the near-certainty of...

Trapped last night despite the near-certainty of a wet finish (which it was).

3 Black Rustic
3 Large YUW
6 Lesser YUW
1 Vines Rustic (or maybe Uncertain if too late for former. Blast. Should have...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 18th October 2020, 21:09
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By Farnboro John
Well done and a well written report that I...

Well done and a well written report that I enjoyed: a couple of day trips to Lundy but never stayed. Maybe in the future...

Good show and congrats on the White's Thrush!

John
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Sunday 18th October 2020, 20:56
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Farnboro John
:t: John

:t:

John
Forum: Mammals Sunday 18th October 2020, 08:31
Replies: 22
Views: 428
Posted By Farnboro John
That was a camera phone and they are very wide...

That was a camera phone and they are very wide angle unless zoomed (that one wasn't). That cougar was right in his face. :eek!:

Not sure how well I might have performed in the same...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 17th October 2020, 22:50
Replies: 4,242
Views: 767,813
Posted By Farnboro John
Two tick day!!!! My first in Britain since 1989....

Two tick day!!!! My first in Britain since 1989. Up until today Ron Johns had had a two tick day more recently than I had (which is ridiculous) but not any longer.....

Taiga Flycatcher first winter...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Friday 16th October 2020, 16:48
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Farnboro John
Latest from Felles Birdringing: "We do not have...

Latest from Felles Birdringing:

"We do not have any data yet that matches 2644, so it has probably been ringed quite recently.

There has been a massive migration of Blue Tits in SW Norway for the...
Forum: Lists Friday 16th October 2020, 16:33
Replies: 120
Views: 8,721
Posted By Farnboro John
Monday night Big Whitey was there on the lawn,...

Monday night Big Whitey was there on the lawn, going "'Ullo, you're back then. Chicken please": the following night nobody, then on Wednesday it was fox city with Rip, three leggy cubs and Big Whitey...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 16th October 2020, 16:04
Replies: 147
Views: 2,840
Posted By Farnboro John
Had to scrape my car windscreen this morning,...

Had to scrape my car windscreen this morning, says it all really, but two moths in the trap: Black Rustic and Red-line Quaker, both NFY.

John
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 13th October 2020, 21:43
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Farnboro John
Now reported via EURING. Thank you to everybody...

Now reported via EURING. Thank you to everybody for the help in getting to this stage. I will report any developments!

John
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