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Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 16th June 2018, 17:58
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Corvus cornix
The moth is named after "Old Mother Shipton" a...

The moth is named after "Old Mother Shipton" a C16th Yorkshire witch. The pattern on the upper wing is meant to resemble her...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th June 2018, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Corvus cornix
Hi, I think it may be a Diamond Dove. An escaped...

Hi, I think it may be a Diamond Dove. An escaped aviary bird.

Cheers
Forum: West Midlands Sunday 3rd June 2018, 13:11
Replies: 288
Views: 18,197
Posted By Corvus cornix
The place has certainly turned up the goods so...

The place has certainly turned up the goods so far this year. Fingers crossed the return passage throws up some more goodies
Forum: West Midlands Sunday 3rd June 2018, 08:30
Replies: 288
Views: 18,197
Posted By Corvus cornix
Myself and another birder saw it at about 1830 on...

Myself and another birder saw it at about 1830 on Friday evening. Spending a lot of time feeding and seemed to be catching lots of small prey itemis. Presumably moved off overnight on Friday.

Matt
Forum: Binoculars Monday 14th May 2018, 17:10
Replies: 85
Views: 4,350
Posted By Corvus cornix
a) Focus Optics, Corley, Warks b) Excellent, no...

a) Focus Optics, Corley, Warks

b) Excellent, no pressure service, wide range of products available from helpful and knowledgeable staff. Great location with their own nature area, ideal conditions...
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 8th May 2018, 16:21
Replies: 321
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corvus cornix
There seems to be a grey blob in the middle of...

There seems to be a grey blob in the middle of the tree. I'll have a guess at Cuckoo.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 7th May 2018, 16:50
Replies: 321
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corvus cornix
I wondered if that was a bird or not. I'll have a...

I wondered if that was a bird or not. I'll have a closer look ;)
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 7th May 2018, 16:33
Replies: 321
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corvus cornix
Ring Ouzel?

Ring Ouzel?
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Sunday 18th March 2018, 16:13
Replies: 232
Views: 29,389
Posted By Corvus cornix
Coal Tit?

Coal Tit?
Forum: West Midlands Thursday 22nd February 2018, 16:13
Replies: 7,440
Views: 709,741
Posted By Corvus cornix
Nice bird and nice pic! Well done to your Dad...

Nice bird and nice pic!

Well done to your Dad :t: (You should take some of the credit as it's your camera ;) )
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 5th February 2018, 20:29
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Corvus cornix
Hi, "The Twitch: Birdwatching can be murder" by...

Hi,

"The Twitch: Birdwatching can be murder" by Kevin Parr springs to mind. It's quite lighthearted, although can get a bit dark in places.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Sunday 14th January 2018, 10:11
Replies: 5,621
Views: 526,136
Posted By Corvus cornix
Greenshank?

Greenshank?
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Saturday 30th December 2017, 19:14
Replies: 321
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corvus cornix
Chaffinch? Happy New Year by the way :-)

Chaffinch?

Happy New Year by the way :-)
Forum: West Midlands Sunday 24th December 2017, 19:58
Replies: 23
Views: 4,800
Posted By Corvus cornix
Great stuff! Nice bird to have on your garden...

Great stuff! Nice bird to have on your garden list, especially seen and not just heard :t:

Cheers
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 21st December 2017, 19:34
Replies: 15
Views: 4,172
Posted By Corvus cornix
Beautiful plates. Pheasants are favourites of...

Beautiful plates. Pheasants are favourites of mine, particularly the Great Argus.

Many thanks for posting them.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 21st December 2017, 19:07
Replies: 321
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corvus cornix
Goldfinch? Cheers

Goldfinch?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st December 2017, 19:06
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Corvus cornix
Hi, It's a domestic Mallard-type Cheers

Hi,

It's a domestic Mallard-type

Cheers
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 13th December 2017, 17:01
Replies: 36,501
Views: 7,678,427
Posted By Corvus cornix
Congratulations! Great stuff and keep up the good...

Congratulations! Great stuff and keep up the good work :t:

Cheers
Forum: West Midlands Monday 11th December 2017, 19:28
Replies: 21
Views: 4,082
Posted By Corvus cornix
Judging by the size, I'd say it's got small "Call...

Judging by the size, I'd say it's got small "Call Duck" ancestry. (A minature Mallard-derived strain, very vocal and used as decoy ducks to call in wild birds), the curled tail feathers are typical...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 28th November 2017, 19:54
Replies: 17
Views: 1,819
Posted By Corvus cornix
The Slik D3 Master Classic is perhaps worth...

The Slik D3 Master Classic is perhaps worth considering. Not particularly lightweight but good and stable. There are a few on ebay for under 100 at the moment.

Also, Bristol Cameras are offering a...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 20th November 2017, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By Corvus cornix
Hi, I made myself a phonescoping adapter...

Hi, I made myself a phonescoping adapter following this link.

...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 16th November 2017, 17:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By Corvus cornix
Hi and welcome to Bird Forum. Thanks for posting...

Hi and welcome to Bird Forum.

Thanks for posting the picture. There was a similar bird around Sandwell Valley several years ago and another around Sheepwash LNR in Great Bridge. These birds were...
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 6th November 2017, 20:42
Replies: 321
Views: 23,879
Posted By Corvus cornix
Goosander? Cheers

Goosander?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Friday 27th October 2017, 14:43
Replies: 28
Views: 2,959
Posted By Corvus cornix
No. 6 had me stumped, but managed all the rest....

No. 6 had me stumped, but managed all the rest. Some quicker than others. It was good fun, thanks for posting it.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th October 2017, 20:16
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Corvus cornix
Blue-winged Teal? Cheers

Blue-winged Teal?

Cheers
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