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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:38
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Nutcracker
I think that's just hidden because its neck is...

I think that's just hidden because its neck is hunched up :t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 23:30
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nutcracker
There's always the option of mis-translating...

There's always the option of mis-translating "Västpalearktislistan" as "Vast Palearctic list" 3:-)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 23:27
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nutcracker
Yet monophyly can easily be restored by splitting...

Yet monophyly can easily be restored by splitting Red Crossbill [N. America] from Common Crossbill [Eurasia].
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 23:07
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Nutcracker
Almost any heathland in southern England, at...

Almost any heathland in southern England, at dusk, from approx 20 May until early August. Not a difficult bird to get provided it's not windy or cold when you try. I'd think there's RSPB reserves...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to 1st-winter Kittiwake, though one with...

Ditto to 1st-winter Kittiwake, though one with somewhat unusual leg colour (should be dark blackish grey)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:49
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Nutcracker
A tip for shorthand . . . Blackwit, or Barwit:...

A tip for shorthand . . . Blackwit, or Barwit: "BTG" can be either 8-P

And yep, another Blackwit :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:44
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Nutcracker
I have, on occasion, on the open moors here. I...

I have, on occasion, on the open moors here. I wonder if it might be a hunting method more used on open treeless habitats?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 14:08
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Nutcracker
Hawfinch . . . but if you knew this already, it...

Hawfinch . . . but if you knew this already, it belongs in the quiz section, not the ID ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:39
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Nutcracker
Raven, surely!

Raven, surely!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 13:19
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nutcracker
Except it would make more sense to split Red...

Except it would make more sense to split Red Crossbill Loxia [curvirostra] minor from Common Crossbill L. curvirostra, since L. minor is more closely related to L. sinesciuris, than it is to L....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 12:48
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nutcracker
Done by IOC quite a few years ago now :t:

Done by IOC quite a few years ago now :t:
Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 12:44
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Nutcracker
Lindisfarne / Holy Island usually produces one or...

Lindisfarne / Holy Island usually produces one or two - scan the mudflats, and also field walls on the island. And keep a close look at any panicking flocks of small birds.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 12:12
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Nutcracker
I'm thinking most if not all the sequences show...

I'm thinking most if not all the sequences show Common Buzzard; I don't see any dark carpal patch or white tail base on any of them.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 18th February 2018, 23:33
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nutcracker
Curious, why is the Swedish Taxonomic Committee...

Curious, why is the Swedish Taxonomic Committee concerned about Loxia sinesciuris? Have there been some reports of it in Sweden? :eek!:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 23:20
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Nutcracker
8-P3:-)

8-P3:-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 23:18
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By Nutcracker
I'd doubt this bird will still be alive for you...

I'd doubt this bird will still be alive for you to tick in 2060?

8-P
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Nutcracker
Ooops! 3:-) Comes of not reading the captions in...

Ooops! 3:-) Comes of not reading the captions in Wildfowl properly and getting mixed up with the immature male pic . . . :-C
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 18:30
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Nutcracker
A. flammea, presumably the Icelandic subspecies.

A. flammea, presumably the Icelandic subspecies.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 18:29
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Nutcracker
Just males, so yours is a female :t:

Just males, so yours is a female :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 18:19
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Nutcracker
OK! I was going by the map in Sibley, which shows...

OK! I was going by the map in Sibley, which shows them clearing out of that part of Canada. Could be changing with global warming of course :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 18:13
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Clark's Nutcracker, in an Engelmann...

Ditto to Clark's Nutcracker, in an Engelmann Spruce :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 00:19
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Nutcracker
1 Redhead female 2 Lesser Scaup female left, male...

1 Redhead female
2 Lesser Scaup female left, male right
3 Lesser Scaup male
4 Red-necked Grebe
5 Redhead, all males

Also Canada Geese in pics 2 & 5
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 00:16
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Nutcracker
Cooper's: stout legs, heavy bill, shorter outer...

Cooper's: stout legs, heavy bill, shorter outer tail feathers (just visible) :t:


Also, Sharp-shin isn't mapped as wintering this far north.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th February 2018, 17:05
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, Peregrine; it'll have a big crop if it has...

Yep, Peregrine; it'll have a big crop if it has just been eating a lot :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th February 2018, 01:07
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Nutcracker
Are you sure that's a hedge that it is...

Are you sure that's a hedge that it is accenting?

:cat:
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