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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th September 2017, 18:31
Replies: 10
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Posted By DoghouseRiley
The problem with google searches is that you...

The problem with google searches is that you could be looking at a picture of a bird and it could be mistakenly captioned. I'd rather post here and see what people think.
But thanks anyway. Gareth
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 17th September 2017, 18:20
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Ignore me, just found it. Four-spotted Orb Weaver

Ignore me, just found it. Four-spotted Orb Weaver
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 17th September 2017, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Has it got a common name?

Has it got a common name?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 17th September 2017, 18:18
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks for that

Thanks for that
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 17th September 2017, 17:23
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Spider ID please? (Cambourne, UK)

Whilst on a wander I saw this spider wrapping up it's latest meal, then hiding away under a seed head, later coming out again.

Interesting markings and I am sure all the Arachnid fans will know...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 16:18
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Me too Mick, I just couldn't find anything like...

Me too Mick, I just couldn't find anything like it in any of the books. Everyone I looked in had dark markings on the head of the juv. Ringed.

Thanks for your help guys.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 13th September 2017, 15:42
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Yep, slightly blurry I am afraid. Wind blowing me...

Yep, slightly blurry I am afraid. Wind blowing me and him around all over the place. Just auto-focused, held the button down and got 4 half decent pics out of 90 odd!

And thanks Ian for your...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 13th September 2017, 15:40
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By DoghouseRiley
I actually spotted that too :) Thanks Andy

I actually spotted that too :) Thanks Andy
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 13th September 2017, 15:39
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks. Great handle by the way. Saw a Peregrine...

Thanks.

Great handle by the way. Saw a Peregrine at Mwnt but even against a headwind it was too fast for me and my bridge camera :(
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 15:37
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Hi Daniel They get a few Kentish on the Teifi...

Hi Daniel
They get a few Kentish on the Teifi estuary in early autumn and onwards, but it does look a similar size to the Ringed Plover (far left). Just can't find a picture of a juv. Ringed that...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 12:41
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks Mick

Thanks Mick
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 12:41
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks Mick, sorry the bird was out at low tide,...

Thanks Mick, sorry the bird was out at low tide, 100 yards or so out
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 12:38
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Looking at Collins, shows dark markings on the...

Looking at Collins, shows dark markings on the head for a juvenile Ringed Plover.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:42
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Hawker ID - Teifi Marshes, Wales

Hi All

Found this little beauty sheltering from the rain and wind on the other side of pond. Think it is a Southern Hawker?

Thanks

Gareth
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:40
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Emerald Damselfly (male)? - Teifi Marshes, Wales

Hi All

Brooks & Lewington suggest this is a very common dragonfly well I have never seen one before!

The thorax? was almost gold in colour but the semi-open wings and slim profile suggest a male...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:35
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Hawker ID? - Stackpole, Pembrokeshire

Hi All

Think the is a Migrant Hawker. Sorry the pic is long-distance.

Thanks

Gareth
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thought so, buff breast with marking had me...

Thought so, buff breast with marking had me wondering. Always amazes me the variation in plumage of linnets through the year. Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:27
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By DoghouseRiley
And again, thanks

And again, thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:27
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:26
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By DoghouseRiley
No dark markings on the head? Just pale brown

No dark markings on the head? Just pale brown
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:23
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks again Andrew

Thanks again Andrew
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:22
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Thanks Andrew

Thanks Andrew
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:22
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Curlew / Whimbrel - Aberaeron, Wales

Hi All

Outsized long beak, pink lower mandible. Curlew?

Interestingly, ringed too.

Thanks

Gareth
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:19
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Northern Wheatear (1st Winter) - Aberaeron, Wales

Hi All

As the weather closed in there were a lot of interesting birds knocking about, various wagtails, pipits and others all around the harbour walls. Seemed to be a massive feeding ground for the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:12
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By DoghouseRiley
Razorbill? - New Quay, Wales

Hi All

You might think this is stupid but I have seen Razorbills sitting on cliffs, never seen them fishing by a harbour breakwater. And a pig to get a picture too.

This is a Razorbill,...
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