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Forum: Conservation Thursday 30th January 2020, 19:22
Replies: 140
Views: 10,574
Posted By wilberfloss
Citizen Science Project Launched, To Make Sense...

Citizen Science Project Launched, To Make Sense Of...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 30th January 2020, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By wilberfloss
A case of needs must when the devil drives, I...

A case of needs must when the devil drives, I suppose, Chosun.

There's so much bad news in Oz at the moment, something nice happening makes for a pleasant change. Heartwarming. A kiss for luck for...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 29th January 2020, 17:44
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By wilberfloss
More Bad News From Australia.

Dolphins and DDT etc.:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/30/ddt-and-other-banned-chemicals-pose-threat-to-vulnerable-dolphins-on-great-barrier-reef
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 28th January 2020, 09:04
Replies: 140
Views: 10,574
Posted By wilberfloss
A pink...

A pink survivor:

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jan/28/fluorescent-pink-slug-unique-to-australian-mountaintop-survives-bushfires
Forum: Conservation Monday 27th January 2020, 09:03
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By wilberfloss
I'm not aware of any, Chosun. Ongoing, however,...

I'm not aware of any, Chosun. Ongoing, however, is the Yellowstone Cougar Project:

https://www.yellowstone.org/cougar-project/
Forum: Conservation Sunday 26th January 2020, 20:23
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By wilberfloss
Yellowstone Wolves.

A rewilding triumph: wolves help to reverse Yellowstone degradation:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/25/yellowstone-wolf-project-25th-anniversary
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 24th January 2020, 09:03
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By wilberfloss
Lyrebird To Become Threatened Species?

The superb lyrebird, famous for its ability to mimic almost any sound, may have plunged from being a common to a threatened...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 18th January 2020, 20:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By wilberfloss
The story is that one of the released IoW eagles...

The story is that one of the released IoW eagles has left the island and taken up residence in Oxfordshire, a story of interest I would have thought to most if not, apparently, all members of the BF...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 18th January 2020, 12:31
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By wilberfloss
'Hot Blob' killed Pacific Ocean Seabirds.

A million seabirds died in less than a year as a result of a giant “blob” of hot ocean, according to new...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 17th January 2020, 22:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By wilberfloss
Sea Eagle in Oxfordshire.

Young sea eagle takes up residence among Oxfordshire's red kites.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/17/young-sea-eagle-takes-up-residence-among-oxfordshires-red-kites
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 15th January 2020, 08:58
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By wilberfloss
'Selfless' Parrots.

African grey parrots help their peers complete tasks despite no immediate benefit to themselves, researchers have found...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Monday 13th January 2020, 08:43
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By wilberfloss
New Songbirds Discovered.

Ten new songbird species and subspecies have been identified on a trio of previously under-explored Indonesian islands in the largest discovery of its kind in more than a century, according to a new...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 7th November 2019, 08:17
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By wilberfloss
Great shot, Jim. You should post it in the...

Great shot, Jim. You
should post it in the BF
Gallery, where more people
would see it.
Forum: Your Favourite Pictures From The Birdforum Gallery Friday 18th October 2019, 22:57
Replies: 5
Views: 3,091
Posted By wilberfloss
If Every Picture Tells A Story ...

... this one writes a book. From GeorginaEgypt:


https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/628499/ppuser/149685
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 18th September 2019, 20:06
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By wilberfloss
There really are some rotten b***tards in...

There really are some
rotten b***tards in this
world, Andy.
Crossbow licences are
long overdue, but the
***** would still find a
way. Sickening.
Forum: Your Favourite Pictures From The Birdforum Gallery Monday 9th September 2019, 23:38
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By wilberfloss
Red Sea Rumble.

One of my favourite gallery images. From GeorginaEgypt:


https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/626636/ppuser/149685
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 1st September 2019, 12:42
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By wilberfloss
Hi, Emmie. I can see him. The little Champ...

Hi, Emmie.

I can see him. The little Champ
looks well. Thanks for coming back to
tell us. You've made my weekend.

Very best wishes,
Alex.
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 31st August 2019, 21:17
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By wilberfloss
Hi, Emmie. That bit about all of his family...

Hi, Emmie.

That bit about all of his family cheering him on melted my heart.
Do please come back to tell us how the story ended.

Best wishes,
Alex.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 10th August 2019, 18:30
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By wilberfloss
Feed The Seagulls: Get Kicked Out.

In a bad week for the Seagull Fraternity, not only do they now have to put up with being stared at by Chip-Guzzling Promenaders (see Kits' previous thread) but also they have now been denied their...
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 24th July 2019, 14:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By wilberfloss
Hi, Pam. I'll paint a peace sign on the...

Hi, Pam.

I'll paint a peace sign on the bullet.
Thanks for the tip. I'll investigate.
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 24th July 2019, 08:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By wilberfloss
Curses!

I woke up this morning to find the birds' nijer seed and mixed grain/seed feeders empty.
Closer inspection showed a devouring of all feeding ports.
Ruling out shark attack, it can have been only a...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 14:06
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By wilberfloss
One-Legged Curlew.

I saw a one-legged curlew today. There was no sign of a stump, so I assume it was tucked up under its body. The bird was part of a group. Every time time there was a gust of wind the poor thing had...
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 27th June 2019, 18:23
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By wilberfloss
Shelduck

I was out this morning in the sunshine watching the birds at the tideline from an elevated field on the banks of the River Mersey. The usual suspects were there - oystercatcher, herring, common and...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 19th June 2019, 12:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By wilberfloss
Hawke provide an excellent rigid case with their...

Hawke provide an excellent rigid case with their Frontier ED X models that's worthy of mention.
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 19th June 2019, 08:03
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By wilberfloss
Thanks, Kits. I'll give it a go and see what...

Thanks, Kits. I'll give it a go and see what happens. Best wishes.
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