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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:54
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Nutcracker
There's one special one named 'Rudolph', which ....

There's one special one named 'Rudolph', which . . .

:king:
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Today, 00:42
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! What I'd like to know is how to find a...

Thanks!

What I'd like to know is how to find a particular phrase or exact combination of words. If for example, I wanted to write a [hypothetical] location article about Newcastle upon Tyne, and...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Yesterday, 23:04
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By Nutcracker
Searching Opus

The Opus:Searching (http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Opus:Searching) information doesn't make sense!

Could it be made into an information page about how to use the Search facility, please?

One that...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:00
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Nutcracker
Looks like one of the Patagioenas pigeons; my...

Looks like one of the Patagioenas pigeons; my best guess Red-billed Pigeon (only a guess, as I've never seen one).
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Yesterday, 21:05
Replies: 459
Views: 83,327
Posted By Nutcracker
Super, thanks!

Super, thanks!
Forum: Gulls Yesterday, 21:03
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Nutcracker
Nothing wrong with that apostrophe there!...

Nothing wrong with that apostrophe there! "Nottingham's Baltic Gull" (the Baltic Gull of Nottingham) is perfectly correct English grammar :t:


Is this Nottingham's first Baltic Gull, or have there...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:56
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Guillemot in winter plumage :t: PS...

Ditto to Guillemot in winter plumage :t:

PS welcome to Birdforum!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Nutcracker
That was what I had in mind - I'd forgotten they...

That was what I had in mind - I'd forgotten they were called 'magpie' rather than 'jay' :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Nutcracker
A jay of some sort, perhaps? Worth bearing in...

A jay of some sort, perhaps?

Worth bearing in mind that the colour may have changed substantially since it was painted.
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Yesterday, 10:58
Replies: 459
Views: 83,327
Posted By Nutcracker
All from Australia; should be Geopelia placida,...

All from Australia; should be Geopelia placida, not Geopelia striata (using old name from before species...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:49
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, juvenile Shag, of the Mediterranean...

Yep, juvenile Shag, of the Mediterranean subspecies desmarestii, much whiter below than the Atlantic subspecies.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:46
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Northern Pintail; both are drakes just...

Ditto to Northern Pintail; both are drakes just starting to moult out of eclipse or juvenile plumage - if they stick around, they'll look stunning in a few weeks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 01:32
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Nutcracker
An adult for me.

An adult for me.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th November 2017, 00:38
Replies: 2,622
Views: 328,440
Posted By Nutcracker
I don't think Voous was the kind of person to...

I don't think Voous was the kind of person to worry about people compiling lists where a difference of one or two metres mattered 3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 18th November 2017, 20:06
Replies: 2,622
Views: 328,440
Posted By Nutcracker
@...

@ Maffong:

https://sci-hub.bz/10.1111/j.1474-919X.1973.tb02004.x :t:

No detailed delineation of the boundary on the coast of West Africa though.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th November 2017, 19:54
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Nutcracker
Acanthis flammea for me. Too heavy streaking on...

Acanthis flammea for me. Too heavy streaking on the flanks for A. hornemanni - that has pure white flanks or only fine streaks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th November 2017, 14:19
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Nutcracker
Never seen the species at all, but looked up;...

Never seen the species at all, but looked up; yes, the male is dark blackish-brown, the female lighter brown.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th November 2017, 13:20
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep :t:

Yep :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th November 2017, 13:17
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Nutcracker
Should be plenty of Tufty juveniles in July!...

Should be plenty of Tufty juveniles in July! Probably mostly not fledged yet though.
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 18th November 2017, 11:47
Replies: 29
Views: 910
Posted By Nutcracker
Though the Chinese and Cambodian ones are a...

Though the Chinese and Cambodian ones are a potential species split (Picus [canus] guerini Black-naped Woodpecker, with a black nape) - see the Opus page...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th November 2017, 11:39
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Nutcracker
Looks Tufty to me. Scaup is distinctly bulkier,...

Looks Tufty to me. Scaup is distinctly bulkier, and with more white on its face.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th November 2017, 01:29
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Nutcracker
Looks good for Barred to me.

Looks good for Barred to me.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th November 2017, 10:45
Replies: 103
Views: 5,553
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! Very interesting :t:

Thanks! Very interesting :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th November 2017, 10:40
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Nutcracker
That it's perched on a building must be pretty...

That it's perched on a building must be pretty good proof it's an escape from a zoo :t:
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 16th November 2017, 22:14
Replies: 29
Views: 910
Posted By Nutcracker
I've noticed the same with Green Woodpeckers...

I've noticed the same with Green Woodpeckers here, they only start territorial calling when it regularly reaches around 12-14*C. Which means they don't start until mid March to early April here. Then...
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