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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 07:57
Replies: 107
Views: 2,977
Posted By Andy Hurley
From the Rieselfelder, MÜnster, NRW, Germany:...

From the Rieselfelder, MÜnster, NRW, Germany: from 01012018
Black headed Gull
Canada Goose
Carrion Crow
Common Blackbird
Common Buzzard
Common Chaffinch
Common Kestrel
Common Magpie
Common Pheasant
Forum: Lists Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 07:52
Replies: 40
Views: 1,062
Posted By Andy Hurley
Happy New Year to all on the Forum! I visited the...

Happy New Year to all on the Forum!
I visited the Rieselfelder by Münster in NRW Germany to open my year's birding and saw the following:

1 Black headed Gull
2 Canada Goose
3 Carrion Crow
4 Common...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd December 2017, 10:21
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Andy Hurley
You can see it here ...

You can see it here (http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Mistletoebird)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd December 2017, 09:51
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Andy Hurley
Agree with Pale. I saw quite a few this year in...

Agree with Pale. I saw quite a few this year in South Africa. Marico are pure white below with juvenile having a streaked breast.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd December 2017, 09:41
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Andy Hurley
Second is a Dark-capped Bulbul

Second is a Dark-capped Bulbul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 26th November 2017, 10:23
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Andy Hurley
I have added photos for this thread

I have added photos for this thread
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Andy Hurley
The first photo of the second lot shows a bird...

The first photo of the second lot shows a bird with a much shorter bill, therefore I think there are more than one type here. The last photo of #7 shows what could possibly even 3 types going on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 17:03
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Andy Hurley
I also found another photo of the tern in flight....

I also found another photo of the tern in flight. Does this confirm it as Sandwich?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 17:02
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Andy Hurley
I brighten and isolated a few

I brighten and isolated a few
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Andy Hurley
Thanks guys. The Terns were all at WCNP, so that...

Thanks guys. The Terns were all at WCNP, so that probably rules out Damara then! I'll see what I can do with breaking down and brightening the group shots
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 14:47
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By Andy Hurley
True, Fork-tailed id only becomes a problem on...

True, Fork-tailed id only becomes a problem on the far eastern side, eg Kruger and futher south in KZN when comparing Square-tailed Drongo, and also the other cf species is Black Cuckoo-Shrike, which...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 14:40
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Andy Hurley
Black-bellied looks favourite to me.

Black-bellied looks favourite to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 14:37
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Andy Hurley
No 1 Lark-like Bunting: I think it is No 2 Might...

No 1 Lark-like Bunting: I think it is
No 2 Might be Long-tailed Paradise Whydah transitional male on Bill and breast colours
No 3 Stierling's Wren-Warbler looks good to me on eye colour
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Andy Hurley
Terns at West Coast NP South Africa Sept

Hi,
I am have a great deal of difficulty trying to identify some Terns from peninsula of the West Coast National Park north of Yzerfontein.
Although some appear to have yellow tips to their black...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 08:07
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Andy Hurley
Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: Lists Monday 13th November 2017, 14:54
Replies: 428
Views: 45,035
Posted By Andy Hurley
South Africa concluded 535 Spotted Eagle Owl 536...

South Africa concluded

535 Spotted Eagle Owl
536 Lesser Kestrel
537 Crowned Cormorant

I have at long last finished checking photos!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th November 2017, 14:43
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Andy Hurley
Actually, it looks a lot like Cape Francolin in...

Actually, it looks a lot like Cape Francolin in many respects.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th November 2017, 14:12
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Andy Hurley
I tend to agree with MacNara, but what about also...

I tend to agree with MacNara, but what about also considering Blue-breasted? In range?

I say this because the whole breast, chest and face looks about the same pale whitish. The back may be blackish...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th November 2017, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Andy Hurley
Francolin Cape Agulhas, South Africa 20 Sept

Hi,
is this a Grey-winged Francolin?
It was at Cape Agulhas, South Africa on 20th Sept

G-w Francolin is the only one present according to SASOL, but the colouration doesn't seem right in several...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th November 2017, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Andy Hurley
Thanks Adam

Thanks Adam
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th November 2017, 11:52
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Andy Hurley
South African pelagics 18 Sept, off Knysna

Please help ID these pelgics. Seen off Knysna whilst on a whale whatching trip. The last, I think is White-chinned Petrel. the first 4 are the same bird.

Thanks very much for your help.

PS I had a...
Forum: Lists Friday 10th November 2017, 08:51
Replies: 428
Views: 45,035
Posted By Andy Hurley
One I missed in April, from the Netherlands 534...

One I missed in April, from the Netherlands

534 Red crested Pochard
Forum: Lists Monday 6th November 2017, 12:53
Replies: 428
Views: 45,035
Posted By Andy Hurley
South Africa continued.... 528 Yellow Canary 529...

South Africa continued....

528 Yellow Canary
529 Capped Wheatear
530 Black necked Grebe
531 Karoo Prinia L
532 Bank Cormorant
533 Great White Pelican
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th November 2017, 12:25
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Andy Hurley
Thanks Valéry. I shouldn't have doubted the...

Thanks Valéry. I shouldn't have doubted the obvious...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th November 2017, 12:22
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Andy Hurley
That's my problem! Superficially, the crown would...

That's my problem! Superficially, the crown would fit, but below the crown the bird should be off-white/brown with the black crown stripe reaching down to a brownish back as in this bird. Crowned...
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