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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st January 2018, 14:31
Replies: 107
Views: 3,065
Posted By Jane Turner
I can add Common Scoter, Great-crested Grebe Red...

I can add Common Scoter, Great-crested Grebe Red throated Diver and Red-breasted Merganser
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st January 2018, 14:25
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Jane Turner
Unless is a meadow pipit with a regrowing tail, I...

Unless is a meadow pipit with a regrowing tail, I can't think of a likely alternative
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd November 2017, 08:59
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Jane Turner
Being trivial - I love the chaffinch that changes...

Being trivial - I love the chaffinch that changes into a goldfinch! Sound recording of the LW is almost as much use as DNA if you can get one
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Friday 20th October 2017, 16:18
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By Jane Turner
that should get you a good pipit.... though you...

that should get you a good pipit.... though you could get unlucky like me - wait for 10 years, finally get a recording of a tree pipit spp..... and then have it not behave!
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Friday 13th October 2017, 10:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By Jane Turner
great - can't recommend passive recording enough

great - can't recommend passive recording enough
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th October 2017, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Jane Turner
Yellow Wgtails. (Or Eastern YW)

Yellow Wgtails. (Or Eastern YW)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th October 2017, 18:42
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Jane Turner
yes Crossbill

yes Crossbill
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th October 2017, 18:24
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Jane Turner
yes it can

yes it can
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th October 2017, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Jane Turner
WIllow Warbler - Wood is much longer winged.

WIllow Warbler - Wood is much longer winged.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th October 2017, 19:29
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Jane Turner
This is a video I took of a few 1000 scoter last...

This is a video I took of a few 1000 scoter last month

https://twitter.com/Turnershbo/status/911583564524867584

Gives you an idea how they fly
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th October 2017, 14:36
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Jane Turner
Scoter always look to me like they are on an...

Scoter always look to me like they are on an invisible roller coaster (when flying of course)
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th October 2017, 14:23
Replies: 45
Views: 2,003
Posted By Jane Turner
Until cold weather brought me another, I always...

Until cold weather brought me another, I always had a quandry about a dead bird. I saw a Peregrine make a kill a long way out over the beach - I only saw the prey as the falcon hit it at the bottom...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 7th October 2017, 00:35
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Jane Turner
Are you sure they are all the same bird? This...

Are you sure they are all the same bird? This one
http://www.birdforum.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=640994&d=1506449936
looks like it might be a sinensis cormorant to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th October 2017, 19:23
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Jane Turner
yes!

yes!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th October 2017, 10:05
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Jane Turner
The Duck is a Red crested Pochard, you are right...

The Duck is a Red crested Pochard, you are right with the gull. The tern gave me a fright.....

The underwing however is perfect for Common tern and I am guessing the apparently drooping heavy...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th October 2017, 09:52
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Jane Turner
It does look belly heavy - hence why I wentured...

It does look belly heavy - hence why I wentured well fed as an explanation.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th October 2017, 09:25
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Jane Turner
I don't ever recall disagreeing with Andrew...

I don't ever recall disagreeing with Andrew before, but I'd label this arctic too, if a very well fed one. It might be why I see so few Poms compared to people either side of me.

Poms lose their...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Friday 6th October 2017, 08:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By Jane Turner
I will say - check that call it sounded like an x...

I will say - check that call it sounded like an x 15 seconds back. And if I choose to save a recording I say why at the end of it. I only record in wav anyway - you can always downgrade to mp3 if...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th October 2017, 20:59
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Jane Turner
You can see the primary projection in some of...

You can see the primary projection in some of those later photos, again in line with Northern
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th October 2017, 13:36
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Jane Turner
Or an alert Northern. Can't see enough...

Or an alert Northern. Can't see enough structural detail to be 100% unequivocal, but the ear coverts and darkish wing coverts suggest Northern. Nice super though
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Wednesday 4th October 2017, 19:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By Jane Turner
Here is the end of the 1st recording of the day ...

Here is the end of the 1st recording of the day - I can in retrospect see the Greenish Warbler calling well before I noticed it. Then I stop walking and breathing..... giving a clearer recording -...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Wednesday 4th October 2017, 19:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By Jane Turner
I use cheap generic Chinese voice recorders...

I use cheap generic Chinese voice recorders

this sort of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st October 2017, 16:20
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Jane Turner
Your sandpiper is giving off little stint vibes. ...

Your sandpiper is giving off little stint vibes. Your flying plover is a Ringed Plover, but the bird to the left of the stint in the 1st pic 2 pics could be Kentish as could the tiny two in the pic...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st October 2017, 08:43
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Jane Turner
I get a more Chiffchaff impression of the 1st...

I get a more Chiffchaff impression of the 1st image, but it can only be an impression
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th September 2017, 08:52
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Jane Turner
me too

me too
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