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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:57
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By KenM
.......you failed to spot the fried egg Larry. :-O

.......you failed to spot the fried egg Larry. :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 08:13
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By KenM
Thanks sicklebill, certainly an odd one!....well...

Thanks sicklebill, certainly an odd one!....well done on the Aleutian Terns. :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 14th December 2017, 17:21
Replies: 1,001
Views: 98,720
Posted By KenM
Just enough daylight at 4pm to nail 5 flyover...

Just enough daylight at 4pm to nail 5 flyover Goosander....no.77.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 17:05
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By KenM
Brian, I have no problem with your...

Brian, I have no problem with your explanation...however, it was viewing the subject at close quarters perhaps 10m at most, on a low cloud dull day..through bins with another colleague, where we...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 13:22
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By KenM
Certainly "popped my eyes out" mark! :t: It's...

Certainly "popped my eyes out" mark! :t:




It's a taxa that probably deserves more attention coaltit...particularly across the cline going East. :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 12:14
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By KenM
The reason for raising this bird again Brian was...

The reason for raising this bird again Brian was principally finding the 4th image! Yes, we know that Chinese Song Thrush is another "set in stone" species that is sedentary (as to how sedentary...I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 09:58
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By KenM
Yes nbalblas...it does show a passing resemblance...

Yes nbalblas...it does show a passing resemblance to Mistle Thrush, however I can assure you that it was a Song Thrush. Smaller than the latter and eventually scuttling away into the hedge when...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 08:33
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By KenM
An old chestnut from 2005......?

Previously ran this thread a few years back now, decided to re-activate today, after trawling the web and at last finding what I think is a comparable image (head pattern, pale tips to coverts, and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th December 2017, 15:59
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By KenM
Bufflehead and Eared-Grebe. Cheers

Bufflehead and Eared-Grebe.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th December 2017, 22:35
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By KenM
I'm seeing 2 Wood Sands.and a Ruff (1st image), 2...

I'm seeing 2 Wood Sands.and a Ruff (1st image), 2 Ruff and a Wood Sand.(2nd image) and a Wood Sand.3rd image?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th December 2017, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By KenM
I'm thinking Eastern Olivaceous for image...

I'm thinking Eastern Olivaceous for image 2....and a Scrub Warbler/ Graceful Prinia for Image 1?

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th December 2017, 14:49
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By KenM
Am intrigued as to what the 6 Thrushes actually...

Am intrigued as to what the 6 Thrushes actually were?.......
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th December 2017, 11:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By KenM
Doesn't say when in July.....could be "returning"...

Doesn't say when in July.....could be "returning" passage birds, as I have to assume that passage birds would "have the mechanism to cope with elevation? BHB would be the nearest default species,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th December 2017, 23:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By KenM
Abraham, I can't find anything in Collins that...

Abraham, I can't find anything in Collins that even "remotely" at (3600m elevation) resembles the presumed male on the left of this image. We'll have to wait until the experts put their two cents in,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 10th December 2017, 17:05
Replies: 1,001
Views: 98,720
Posted By KenM
I'd give Accent-or two, for one of those :eek!:

I'd give Accent-or two, for one of those :eek!:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th December 2017, 13:04
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By KenM
Yes thanks Peter and Chris, It was a bugger to...

Yes thanks Peter and Chris, It was a bugger to see through the matrix of branches, and with all that white on the super/nape/crown, although with nothing to measure it against, I was assuming female,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 9th December 2017, 22:56
Replies: 1,001
Views: 98,720
Posted By KenM
A great bird to get in the garden Stan!.....I've...

A great bird to get in the garden Stan!.....I've had them flying over, but never in the garden.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th December 2017, 22:46
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By KenM
Agree Marsh Tit for me, proximal spot on upper...

Agree Marsh Tit for me, proximal spot on upper mandible, no pale wing panel and relatively speaking...small headed.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th December 2017, 21:15
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By KenM
That'll teach me to look at silhouettes TWICE!...

That'll teach me to look at silhouettes TWICE! Turdus Mistle-aneous is a Stormcock!

Regarding the Sprawk here's another image...excessive amount of white on this 1st/2nd year bird?

I tend not to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th December 2017, 19:16
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By KenM
Odd female Blackbird N.E.London.....?

Shot this early am today, through the bins it was silhouetted against the low bright sun, thus I took a few shots, have enlarged and lightened, appears to look somewhat attenuated, with contrasty...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th December 2017, 23:53
Replies: 1,001
Views: 98,720
Posted By KenM
Here's hoping the impending cold snap delivers a...

Here's hoping the impending cold snap delivers a hard movement of something or other....becoming too close for comfort. :eek!:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th December 2017, 23:25
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By KenM
Some amazing images there Michael!! The majority...

Some amazing images there Michael!! The majority of which show white rumps to a greater, or lesser, extent.
I'd have thought it unlikely (right or wrong) for such a high incidence of A.flammea...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 6th December 2017, 17:06
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By KenM
......must have been some "wheelbarrow" he was...

......must have been some "wheelbarrow" he was pushing :eek!::eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 6th December 2017, 17:01
Replies: 25
Views: 5,460
Posted By KenM
Over the last few years during late December...

Over the last few years during late December Mohamed, Olive-backed Pipit x 4, plus Red-throated Pipit and Yellow-browed Warbler have all been found overwintering on Fuerteventura (Canary Islands)....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th December 2017, 11:07
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By KenM
I think these images are a prime example of why...

I think these images are a prime example of why there is so much confusion regarding this taxa Michael! Some might lean towards white rumped Common Redpoll (A.flammea), or in the 4th image a drab...
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