Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Magnifying the passion for nature. Zeiss Victory Harpia 95. New!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Sangahyando
Forum: Conservation Monday 13th November 2017, 18:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sangahyando
There are occasional boar incidents in Europe,...

There are occasional boar incidents in Europe, not least in Germany where the boar population might just be on an all time high, thanks to excessive maize cultivation, combined with only...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 11th November 2017, 16:26
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sangahyando
Personally, I know of no case of this happening...

Personally, I know of no case of this happening though. Any lynx attack I remember reading about was invariably on pets or livestock.
Aside from the aforementioned cattle, I'd be far more worried...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th November 2017, 06:23
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Sangahyando
They're very thin. In a Cooper's Hawk, they'd be...

They're very thin. In a Cooper's Hawk, they'd be more robust, and in a Goshawk, they'd look really powerful. Also, AFAIK a Sharpie (being a bird specialist) has proportionally longer toes (or at leas...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th November 2017, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Sangahyando
Thanks a lot :t: So it seems like I've got...

Thanks a lot :t: So it seems like I've got another "stealth lifer" there, as I hadn't encountered Hodgson's Redstart before, or since.
Anyone else agree/disagree?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th November 2017, 18:41
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Sangahyando
Another one for Ruff.

Another one for Ruff.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th November 2017, 09:46
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By Sangahyando
Is it possible they're all Eleonora's? The very...

Is it possible they're all Eleonora's? The very first one looks a bit long-winged and the second a bit long-tailed, especially compared with the peregrines in the second post.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th November 2017, 09:41
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Sangahyando
Redstarts, Gansu/China, 08/2006

I had initially put these down as Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros rufiventris), but looking at the images again, and comparing them to the BF gallery and the pictures at the Oriental Bird Images...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th November 2017, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Sangahyando
Thank you, I was afraid nobody would answer....

Thank you, I was afraid nobody would answer. Anyone else agree/disagree?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th November 2017, 07:19
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Sangahyando
Long shot - Passerine, Sichuan, 08/2006

An(other) old picture I only recently re-discovered. It was taken in August 2006 in Sichuan, approximately here...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th November 2017, 05:29
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By Sangahyando
Just to clarify, Arctic Skua (BE) and Parasitic...

Just to clarify, Arctic Skua (BE) and Parasitic Jaeger (AE) are the same species.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th November 2017, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Sangahyando
The blue colour in this species is probably due...

The blue colour in this species is probably due to feather structure, not pigments, so its brightness heavily depends on lighting conditions. And even under good conditions, it is duskier and not as...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 25th October 2017, 15:31
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Sangahyando
Tail length and general impression (wing shape...

Tail length and general impression (wing shape reminiscent of Griffon Vulture) are better for Bald Eagle, IMO.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd October 2017, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Sangahyando
I would say you are correct, except for the first...

I would say you are correct, except for the first bird which also seems to be a Shoveler.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th September 2017, 16:08
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By Sangahyando
It's a bit confusing since the IOC split them...

It's a bit confusing since the IOC split them again, and I'm not up to date on the AOU.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th September 2017, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Sangahyando
Indeed, presumably a male in non-breeding plumage.

Indeed, presumably a male in non-breeding plumage.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th September 2017, 16:01
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By Sangahyando
Looks like a Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's?).

Looks like a Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's?).
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 29th September 2017, 18:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By Sangahyando
Interesting; I believe I've seen a very similar...

Interesting; I believe I've seen a very similar individual in Germany three weeks ago, seriously threw me for a moment. Didn't get any pictures unfortunately.

Andy
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th September 2017, 18:21
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Sangahyando
It's a Ringed Plover.

It's a Ringed Plover.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th September 2017, 21:30
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Sangahyando
Looks like Common Buzzard.

Looks like Common Buzzard.
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 26th September 2017, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Sangahyando
Well it's theoretically possible. But before they...

Well it's theoretically possible. But before they do anything about the wolves, they should deal with all the stray/feral dogs (and stray cats etc.) first.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th September 2017, 16:01
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Sangahyando
I think the tail looks wrong for Peregrine. It's...

I think the tail looks wrong for Peregrine. It's too long, particularly at the edges, and the base seems to narrow (mostly inferred from the way in which the tail is spread; difficult to explain...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th September 2017, 11:41
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Sangahyando
The second species looks like some kind of...

The second species looks like some kind of tanager.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd September 2017, 17:44
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Sangahyando
Looks like a Chiffchaff to me.

Looks like a Chiffchaff to me.
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 20th September 2017, 08:23
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Sangahyando
Interesting. Do you get voles and Wood Mice, too?...

Interesting. Do you get voles and Wood Mice, too? I've seen Wood Mice in urban habitats a few times, in fact more often than in forests.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th September 2017, 15:02
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Sangahyando
That looks more like a Black Tern to me.

That looks more like a Black Tern to me.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.18990898 seconds with 8 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 04:41.