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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Today, 11:08
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Farnboro John
Presumably they are also a threat to our native...

Presumably they are also a threat to our native Hornets (that usually seems to be the case with invasive aliens) but no doubt because of the lack of economic damage in that interaction it gets no...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Today, 08:29
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By Farnboro John
With my massive experience of two individuals,...

With my massive experience of two individuals, another vote for Mottled Rustic.

John
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Today, 08:25
Replies: 1,645
Views: 17,858
Posted By Farnboro John
Thank you! I'm still not tempted by the book,...

Thank you! I'm still not tempted by the book, especially after your "not my cup of tea" review. :t:

John
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 07:49
Replies: 103
Views: 4,941
Posted By Farnboro John
Kotu Bridge and the Guide Association reserve,...

Kotu Bridge and the Guide Association reserve, with bonus hotel Green Vervet.

John

Nile Monitor
White-crowned Robin-chat
Oriole Warbler X 2
Green Vervet
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 07:46
Replies: 103
Views: 4,941
Posted By Farnboro John
Black Heron photos!

Black Heron photos!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 07:35
Replies: 103
Views: 4,941
Posted By Farnboro John
I can't believe its a month since the last post...

I can't believe its a month since the last post on here. Very sorry. Work giving me a laptop has interrupted my lockdown activities hugely!

I've also just noticed a caption error in post #85, in...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Today, 07:01
Replies: 34
Views: 2,342
Posted By Farnboro John
Much better last night, enjoyed more readers...

Much better last night, enjoyed more readers pix/videos (Tawny Owl chicks "branching" on the roof!) and the moth trap bit was excellent. Another confident performance by Meg who may have a future in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 06:58
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Farnboro John
There would be no reason to use poisoned meat on...

There would be no reason to use poisoned meat on a string that I can think of? Presumably the idea is to reel in the kite for disposal without leaving traces of poison for any autopsy (even assuming...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Today, 06:54
Replies: 1,645
Views: 17,858
Posted By Farnboro John
There are passages in The Sword in the Stone that...

There are passages in The Sword in the Stone that also involve birds of prey, including a mad Goshawk named Cully. Since the action revolves around a castle with all the medieval trappings including...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 21:25
Replies: 254
Views: 4,879
Posted By Farnboro John
Orange Footman and Large Yellow Underwing,...

Orange Footman and Large Yellow Underwing, Farnborough recently. If you trap through the summer you will be heartily sick of the latter in a few weeks.

John
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 21:16
Replies: 95
Views: 1,662
Posted By Farnboro John
The thing that needs investigating is Trump's...

The thing that needs investigating is Trump's instigation of tear gas and rubber bullet attacks on peaceful demonstrators not under curfew, for a photo-opportunity waving a bible in front of a...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 19:29
Replies: 95
Views: 1,662
Posted By Farnboro John
Lets keep the terminology accurate (not that it...

Lets keep the terminology accurate (not that it makes it any better):

semi-automatic weapons reload themselves after a single shot but you have to pull the trigger again to shoot a single round...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 16:40
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Farnboro John
Normally I'd just call it a Redstart...…....

Normally I'd just call it a Redstart...…. sorry!

John
Forum: Your Birding Day Yesterday, 15:00
Replies: 258
Views: 10,869
Posted By Farnboro John
Thank you for keeping us entertained over the...

Thank you for keeping us entertained over the last months and have a great summer!

John
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 14:53
Replies: 95
Views: 1,662
Posted By Farnboro John
But it isn't done on area or legislative...

But it isn't done on area or legislative district. In the UK constituency boundaries are revised regularly to avoid disproportionate numbers in any one constituency. The revisions are recommended by...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 08:36
Replies: 95
Views: 1,662
Posted By Farnboro John
That "end of story" was irresistible - you do...

That "end of story" was irresistible - you do know how a forum works, right? :-O

No opposition party ever needs to be a compelling alternative for all citizens. 51% will do nicely. :t:

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Yesterday, 07:08
Replies: 254
Views: 4,879
Posted By Farnboro John
I got away with another dry night, though I could...

I got away with another dry night, though I could feel rain in the air this morning, and was rewarded with: another 27 Heart and Darts! 36 individual moths of 10 species and really nothing out of the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 07:01
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Farnboro John
Moisturise daily ;) John

Moisturise daily ;)

John
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 21:16
Replies: 34
Views: 2,342
Posted By Farnboro John
Well that was disappointing. Far too much...

Well that was disappointing. Far too much naffness related to but unhelpful in respect of mental health and wellbeing: especially that pointless, timewasting visual simile of biochemical brain...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Farnboro John
First one could be Little Weaver, second one is a...

First one could be Little Weaver, second one is a European Redstart.

John
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 16:27
Replies: 414
Views: 11,194
Posted By Farnboro John
It still wouldn't, because it's still "fewer" and...

It still wouldn't, because it's still "fewer" and not "less". :t:

You can have less coal, but you have to have fewer people.

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 14:29
Replies: 254
Views: 4,879
Posted By Farnboro John
42 Moths of 10 species today, 27 of them Heart...

42 Moths of 10 species today, 27 of them Heart and Darts. Treble Lines second with 4, 2 Peppered Moths looking big but moth of the day was NFY Treble Brown Spot. I should get one more night out of it...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 11:37
Replies: 414
Views: 11,194
Posted By Farnboro John
Fewer, not less. Not rocket science - grammar....

Fewer, not less. Not rocket science - grammar.

"They actually result in less vulnerable and elderly people dying" means something quite different from what I think you intended to say.

John
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 09:26
Replies: 823
Views: 47,182
Posted By Farnboro John
There are several feral populations, Barnacle...

There are several feral populations, Barnacle Goose is on the British List as Cat A/C. Depends how pure you want your list to be.

John
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 06:47
Replies: 254
Views: 4,879
Posted By Farnboro John
Looking at the photo of your trap it looks to me...

Looking at the photo of your trap it looks to me (it may be the camera angle) as if you have the egg boxes piled almost up to the entrance slit. This may be causing/allowing a high proportion of...
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