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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd October 2017, 13:13
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Hotspur
Its the juvenile thats on Goswick golf course in...

Its the juvenile thats on Goswick golf course in Northumberland at the moment.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th September 2017, 07:56
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Hotspur
You need the tail pattern to do them from photos....

You need the tail pattern to do them from photos. Blythi are now known to be pretty regular from mid-autumn onward with halimodendri a rare vagrant.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th August 2017, 22:15
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By Hotspur
Acro. No idea how folks are getting to reed...

Acro. No idea how folks are getting to reed though with the warm lighting and lack of wing we can see.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th August 2017, 07:37
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Hotspur
It's a young Black-legged Kittiwake

It's a young Black-legged Kittiwake
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 5th August 2017, 20:31
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Hotspur
On what basis. I assume you are familiar with the...

On what basis. I assume you are familiar with the Himalayan ssp?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 5th August 2017, 20:30
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Hotspur
It's a Twite. Note the rump patch.

It's a Twite. Note the rump patch.
Forum: Egypt Saturday 5th August 2017, 19:50
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By Hotspur
I went about 10 years ago and had Rock Martin,...

I went about 10 years ago and had Rock Martin, plenty of terns including White-cheeked, Lesser Crested and Caspian offshore. White-eyed and Sooty Gull, Hooded Crow, Osprey and Laughing Dove around...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 31st July 2017, 14:50
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Hotspur
Meadow

Meadow
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th June 2017, 19:35
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By Hotspur
This is mental. As Alino suggests it is a...

This is mental. As Alino suggests it is a Forster's tern on face mask and upper wing.
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 11th June 2017, 08:37
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By Hotspur
Try the Langholm estate for Hen Harriers in...

Try the Langholm estate for Hen Harriers in Dumfries and the Red Kite trail along Loch Ken.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 31st May 2017, 23:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Hotspur
Sorry Andy, you didn't. I read it as inferred...

Sorry Andy, you didn't. I read it as inferred when you hadn't.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 31st May 2017, 23:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Hotspur
You smug prat. I don't need to explain call-types...

You smug prat. I don't need to explain call-types to you. Belief in their relevance to speciation or lack thereof is fair enough but to deny an intermediate sized bird with a distinct call never...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 31st May 2017, 08:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Hotspur
I'm amazed you guys can ID a bird that needs a...

I'm amazed you guys can ID a bird that needs a sonogram. Especially from an angle that makes the bill size difficult to ascertain.
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Sunday 28th May 2017, 18:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By Hotspur
Looks like a grass snake.

Looks like a grass snake.
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 07:54
Replies: 21,183
Views: 4,368,555
Posted By Hotspur
The entrance to Wheldrake Ings used to be...

The entrance to Wheldrake Ings used to be excellent for them including first couple of hundred yards over the bridge.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st May 2017, 17:11
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Hotspur
Definitely Kestrel.

Definitely Kestrel.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th May 2017, 18:29
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Hotspur
Female Cuckoo.

Female Cuckoo.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 17th May 2017, 07:57
Replies: 113
Views: 5,992
Posted By Hotspur
Common Buzzard on shape, jizz, plumage. But then...

Common Buzzard on shape, jizz, plumage. But then Ken posting terrible photos of a BoP and then castigating anyone who suggests it's the common/default species was what this thread was always going to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th May 2017, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Hotspur
Yup, Whitethroat female. Spectacled would be...

Yup, Whitethroat female. Spectacled would be slimmer and show a chestnut panel.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th May 2017, 22:11
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Hotspur
There is a third Whiskered there behind the front...

There is a third Whiskered there behind the front Common.
Forum: Sea Watch Saturday 29th April 2017, 09:02
Replies: 20
Views: 3,487
Posted By Hotspur
Pelican?

Pelican?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th April 2017, 11:48
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Hotspur
White-tailed Eagle

White-tailed Eagle
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 25th March 2017, 13:05
Replies: 21,183
Views: 4,368,555
Posted By Hotspur
I did last year and paid in cash as I had the...

I did last year and paid in cash as I had the same issue. Just went to Kew and knocked on the door.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th March 2017, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Hotspur
Iceland Gull was my first impression but it looks...

Iceland Gull was my first impression but it looks weirdly proportioned. Missing tail?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th February 2017, 09:50
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Hotspur
That's a Rock Pipit

That's a Rock Pipit
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