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Forum: Norfolk Friday 19th January 2018, 18:16
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Steve Lister
Park on Lady Anne's Drive, walk through the pines...

Park on Lady Anne's Drive, walk through the pines and head east. They can be close or a fair way, almost as far as the beach huts. Normally on the far side of the saltmarsh, top of the sandy beach....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th January 2018, 17:30
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Steve Lister
Juvenile Robins only look much different for a...

Juvenile Robins only look much different for a few weeks in the summer so you wouldn't see one without the 'redbreast' at this time of year.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th January 2018, 17:29
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Steve Lister
That last shot clinches it for me John - bill in...

That last shot clinches it for me John - bill in full profile spot on for Caspian.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 18th January 2018, 17:24
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
46 Stock Dove 47 Common Buzzard Steve

46 Stock Dove
47 Common Buzzard

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 17th January 2018, 18:27
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
45 Bullfinch Steve

45 Bullfinch

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 13th January 2018, 12:40
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
The first Red Kite for this garden - had one four...

The first Red Kite for this garden - had one four years ago down the street

42 Greylag Goose
43 Canada Goose
44 Red Kite

30 species just this morning !

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th January 2018, 14:40
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Steve Lister
Yes, Gadwall. Steve

Yes, Gadwall.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th January 2018, 18:41
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
Actually, Turtle Dove is a very unlikely species...

Actually, Turtle Dove is a very unlikely species to be seen in January, especially so far north. You need to be sure what you saw and should pass the record on to your county recorder.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th January 2018, 18:01
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
Just one addition today.... 41. Siskin Steve

Just one addition today....

41. Siskin

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th January 2018, 18:31
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
A cold couple of hours this morning vainly hoping...

A cold couple of hours this morning vainly hoping for more Pink-feet going over but

38. Mistle Thrush
39. Skylark
40. Goldcrest

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th January 2018, 13:48
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
I didn't realise at the time but yesterday's...

I didn't realise at the time but yesterday's Green Woodpecker was actually a first for my garden life-list, exactly a year after I moved in.

Two additions this morning:
36. Mute Swan
37. Song...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 6th January 2018, 15:35
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
I would love to live where I could watch the sea...

I would love to live where I could watch the sea Simon - next time I move............

A good movement of Pink-feet NW across Leicestershire today and I managed to see a skein of 105 over here -...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 5th January 2018, 16:52
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
I have yet to get Red Kite as a garden tick but...

I have yet to get Red Kite as a garden tick but they are in the area, though much commoner a few miles to the east.
Popped out for an hour last thing after news of two flocks of Pink-feet heading NW...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 5th January 2018, 12:15
Replies: 91
Views: 2,538
Posted By Steve Lister
Having spent more time in the back garden than I...

Having spent more time in the back garden than I expected this week due to high winds one day and rain another both not encouraging venturing any further I might as well keep a garden list this year....
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 5th January 2018, 11:46
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Steve Lister
Too early for Blue-cheeked Bee-eater. Most other...

Too early for Blue-cheeked Bee-eater. Most other stuff you mention should be OK. Personally I don't (yet) count Seebohm's and Maghreb Wheatears.

Well worth hiring a good local guide for a day for...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 31st December 2017, 13:52
Replies: 1,015
Views: 111,136
Posted By Steve Lister
I have never really bothered with a garden list...

I have never really bothered with a garden list until this year but moving to a new house and being a bit limited by a bad hip I have done a lot of back garden watches this autumn and winter. All...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 31st December 2017, 12:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By Steve Lister
The Buzzards on Fuerteventura are regarded as...

The Buzzards on Fuerteventura are regarded as Common Buzzards with some similarities to Long-legged. There was an article about them somewhere recently.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th December 2017, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Steve Lister
I think it is an isabelline Shrike but it is...

I think it is an isabelline Shrike but it is probably impossible to rule out Red-tailed Shrike (phoenicuroides) which is now split as a separate species.

Steve
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 25th December 2017, 18:45
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Steve Lister
The IOC have split the Blue Chaffinches from the...

The IOC have split the Blue Chaffinches from the two islands in to separate species. The cover picture shows the Tenerife species, with a plainer face and less marked wing-bars than the Gran Canaria...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th December 2017, 18:39
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By Steve Lister
In the end I only got as far as the back garden...

In the end I only got as far as the back garden for a couple of watches totalling an hour and 40 minutes. Very quiet, nothing moving.

Boxing Day at Rutland Water to look forward to now.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th December 2017, 17:35
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Steve Lister
It is definitely a stork - and you have not...

It is definitely a stork - and you have not mentioned one other species that occurs in southern India.............

Steve

Edit - crossed with Andy !
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th December 2017, 17:29
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Steve Lister
Very nice Tringa flavipes Steve

Very nice Tringa flavipes

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th December 2017, 16:52
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Steve Lister
And the vultures I think are Indian purely...

And the vultures I think are Indian purely because I would not expect to see Griffons in the south.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th December 2017, 16:49
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Steve Lister
Your 'crane' is a stork if that helps you sort it...

Your 'crane' is a stork if that helps you sort it out.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th December 2017, 14:10
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By Steve Lister
I thought it has a pale beak - maybe I am...

I thought it has a pale beak - maybe I am imagining it.

Steve
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