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Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 7th July 2019, 17:24
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Jack Dawe
Flying squirrels? They are nocturnal and I think...

Flying squirrels? They are nocturnal and I think you have them in OR.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Jack Dawe
Those were my thoughts too.

Those were my thoughts too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 17:10
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Jack Dawe
Juvenile Starling.

Juvenile Starling.
Forum: Conservation Sunday 7th July 2019, 17:08
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By Jack Dawe
How is that relevant to the thread topic?

How is that relevant to the thread topic?
Forum: Conservation Friday 28th June 2019, 21:24
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Jack Dawe
"The Trump Organisation reacted by calling the...

"The Trump Organisation reacted by calling the move a "stitch-up". It said the organisation had spent millions on the care, protection and maintenance of the SSSI area."

One can but conclude that...
Forum: Conservation Friday 28th June 2019, 21:02
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By Jack Dawe
Having seen a Griffon Vulture succumb to a...

Having seen a Griffon Vulture succumb to a conventional wind turbine I find it impossible to condone them, especially when they are strung out along a migration front, as they are around Tarifa in...
Forum: Conservation Monday 24th June 2019, 22:07
Replies: 32
Views: 3,170
Posted By Jack Dawe
Juv Dipper

Juv Dipper
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th June 2019, 21:55
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Jack Dawe
Leucistic ones at least do exist though.

Leucistic ones at least do exist though.
Forum: Say Hello Monday 24th June 2019, 08:26
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Jack Dawe
Perched out in the open it would more likely be a...

Perched out in the open it would more likely be a Kestrel, but the OP did say it was large, which neither of those are. A Woodpigeon is bigger.
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 22nd June 2019, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Jack Dawe
If by large you mean quite a lot bigger than a...

If by large you mean quite a lot bigger than a crow then it's almost certainly a Buzzard. They are often to be seen sitting on roadside fence posts or telegraph poles.
Forum: Conservation Friday 21st June 2019, 02:15
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jack Dawe
Useful info on ethical...

Useful info on ethical sources.
https://www.ethicalconsumer.org/food-drink/olive-harvesting-bird-deaths
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th May 2019, 16:05
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Jack Dawe
Indeed it is.

Indeed it is.
Forum: Conservation Friday 17th May 2019, 23:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jack Dawe
Thanks, Paul.

Thanks, Paul.
Forum: Conservation Thursday 16th May 2019, 11:19
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jack Dawe
Many thanks, Simon and Rosbifs. Even if it really...

Many thanks, Simon and Rosbifs. Even if it really does make a difference it's not a price worth paying IMHO. I was never the greatest fan of olives, but I've been put right off them now.
Forum: Conservation Thursday 16th May 2019, 10:43
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jack Dawe
By the way, does anyone know why it's necessary...

By the way, does anyone know why it's necessary to harvest olives at night?
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 15th May 2019, 07:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jack Dawe
Well, we certainly won't be able to do anything...

Well, we certainly won't be able to do anything about it once we've left the EU, but please let's not turn this into a Brexit rant. I'm open to correction, but I believe that killing Ortolans is...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 15th May 2019, 03:04
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jack Dawe
Olive Harvesting Killing Millions of Birds

Bloody hell. I thought hunting was bad enough.
https://www.birdguides.com/news/millions-of-birds-vacuumed-to-death-annually-in-mediterranean/
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th February 2019, 14:38
Replies: 52
Views: 2,255
Posted By Jack Dawe
Odd, then, that you waited until the ID was...

Odd, then, that you waited until the ID was settled before you chipped in.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 4th February 2019, 01:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By Jack Dawe
That would be quite a funny question if it wasn't...

That would be quite a funny question if it wasn't so tragic. The answer is very, very badly - from whichever angle you look at it. Never in living memory has a British government shown itself to be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd February 2019, 02:50
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Jack Dawe
Thank you, arcadillor.

Thank you, arcadillor.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 2nd February 2019, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Jack Dawe
Thank you very much, Brian. I snapped these birds...

Thank you very much, Brian. I snapped these birds on a pelagic out of Kaikoura. The skipper, who was evidently an old hand at this and who I would therefore assume to know his stuff, called both...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 2nd February 2019, 15:27
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Jack Dawe
Thanks, arcadillor. May I ask what it is that...

Thanks, arcadillor. May I ask what it is that identifies them as Sooties rather than Short-tailed Shearwaters?
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 2nd February 2019, 01:17
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By Jack Dawe
It really is anyone's guess. The way things look...

It really is anyone's guess. The way things look at the moment I'm betting on Article 50 being suspended to allow for more time for... well... God knows. But banking on that might be costly. It's...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 2nd February 2019, 00:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By Jack Dawe
As featured the other night on...

As featured the other night on "Winterwatch":-
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 2nd February 2019, 00:45
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Jack Dawe
Shearwaters, NZ

May I please ask for opinions on the identity of these shearwaters seen in New Zealand? They are two different birds. Reasons for the ID(s) would be very much appreciated because I'm stumped. I know...
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