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Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 25th November 2017, 10:03
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Posted By buzzard12
Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch marks species 750

Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch marks species 750
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th November 2017, 13:14
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Posted By buzzard12
Excellent day one mop up, with just Raso Lark...

Excellent day one mop up, with just Raso Lark left on land.

A dozen more species required to reach 750.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th November 2017, 06:57
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Posted By buzzard12
I would expect White billed Diver may well turn...

I would expect White billed Diver may well turn up in Sweden in the coming weeks, negating a long trip to Varanger. They may have opportunity to pick up other missed species, American Herring Gull...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th October 2017, 15:13
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Posted By buzzard12
Raddes Warbler today in Ireland. Loop Head.

Raddes Warbler today in Ireland. Loop Head.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th October 2017, 18:05
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Posted By buzzard12
Neither Radde's Warbler or Dusky Warbler recorded...

Neither Radde's Warbler or Dusky Warbler recorded in Sweden today...

A Hume's Warbler is present close to the Two barred Greenish Warbler on Öland, think they need this species?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th October 2017, 13:11
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Posted By buzzard12
There's lot's of guinness there too. Would be...

There's lot's of guinness there too. Would be brave to go back for GCT, wish them luck if they do. Dipping again would be rather painful. The stout would taste a whole lot better if they connect...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th October 2017, 06:53
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Posted By buzzard12
Regardless of what the reasons for cutting Corvo...

Regardless of what the reasons for cutting Corvo short, the guys are now in the UK and the first target will be the long staying Wilson's Phalarope for starters. Dusky and Radde's Warblers will, no...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 19th October 2017, 17:12
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Posted By buzzard12
Worth noting that November is a month that could...

Worth noting that November is a month that could prove one of great worth in a WP context. Lingering eastern rarities such as Dusky Warbler likely. Further afield, sites such as Linosa produce...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 16th October 2017, 12:35
Replies: 123
Views: 7,350
Posted By buzzard12
Quite likely a shortage of food indeed... Also...

Quite likely a shortage of food indeed...

Also records from Irish south and southeast coasts these past few days, so seems a displacement of some description is taking place..
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th October 2017, 17:13
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Views: 361,258
Posted By buzzard12
Philly Vireo and Red Eyed Vireo now in the bag...

Philly Vireo and Red Eyed Vireo now in the bag...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 28th September 2017, 16:18
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Posted By buzzard12
Dusky Warbler may well be the next addition, two...

Dusky Warbler may well be the next addition, two reported on the Northern Archipelago in Uppland today.

Corvo must be an attractive option with so much quality from the west available. Given that...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th September 2017, 16:32
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Views: 361,258
Posted By buzzard12
Sooty Shearwater and Sabines Gull are dead certs...

Sooty Shearwater and Sabines Gull are dead certs given the conditions forecast.The latter species needs to be dealt with and nailed down. The question is, how long after they get these two species do...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 31st August 2017, 18:00
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Views: 361,258
Posted By buzzard12
[QUOTE=andyadcock;3609868]They got them going up...

[QUOTE=andyadcock;3609868]They got them going up then, now they're coming down. We have them as passage migrants in spring and autumn in St P but they don't breed.

Too early for RLB passage as yet....
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 13th July 2017, 08:54
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Posted By buzzard12
But surely quote of the trip is.... "we’re in...

But surely quote of the trip is....
"we’re in love with Walruses, they way they look, move and fart is world class."
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th June 2017, 19:43
Replies: 2,775
Views: 361,258
Posted By buzzard12
Just out of internet zone for a few days, should...

Just out of internet zone for a few days, should be back online in next day or two...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 13th June 2017, 17:31
Replies: 2,775
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Posted By buzzard12
Latest from the steppes is Black Lark in the...

Latest from the steppes is Black Lark in the bag(100 plus individuals!)
Demoisselle Crane also added, so main targets are now safely on the yearlist and they are free to move on to the next port of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th June 2017, 15:15
Replies: 2,775
Views: 361,258
Posted By buzzard12
Red headed Bunting today in Kazakstan, awaiting...

Red headed Bunting today in Kazakstan, awaiting furter news...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th September 2016, 13:32
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By buzzard12
This bird is a juvenile HB, as attested by the...

This bird is a juvenile HB, as attested by the fresh retrices and pale tips to secondaries and inner primaries. Identifying juvenile OHB in the west of range is difficult at best, given the extreme...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st November 2015, 15:30
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By buzzard12
Thanks for all the comments guys. Much...

Thanks for all the comments guys. Much appreciated....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 31st October 2015, 15:10
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By buzzard12
Aquilla in Oman

Raysut in Oman today, opinions welcome on this Aquilla. In field looked small, short tailed in direct comparison with Steppe Eagle. Contrast between secondaries and primaries striking.
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Thursday 26th February 2015, 18:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By buzzard12
Many thanks for the replies guys...

Many thanks for the replies guys...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Wednesday 4th February 2015, 13:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By buzzard12
How to become a gull ringer in Sweden

Hi there,
Just an enquiry. I am living in Sweden and have developed a keen interest in gulls over the years. I am not studying, just a very active birder who spends a lot of time looking at gulls at...
Forum: VideoScoping Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 07:45
Replies: 29
Views: 15,057
Posted By buzzard12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6qEQI8oQR4&list=U...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6qEQI8oQR4&list=UUUWm0gG93nKzlG2XotE1F3A

Finally getting to where I want to be with the GH4. The acquisition of a Manfrotto 501 HDV fluid head has helped greatly, as...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 24th December 2014, 12:43
Replies: 57
Views: 26,645
Posted By buzzard12
Picked up a Manfrotto 501 HDV for 80 quid, which...

Picked up a Manfrotto 501 HDV for 80 quid, which was a steal. Whilst not perfect, it has been a massive improvement on my past tripod head. Nice, fluid movement and decent for panning with...
I think...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 18th December 2014, 14:30
Replies: 57
Views: 26,645
Posted By buzzard12
Shake is the enemy of the videoscoper. I use a...

Shake is the enemy of the videoscoper. I use a TLS adaptor and have had to upgrade my tripod to del with shake, at high magnifications it is a problem when out in the open. I use a Swaro ATX 95mm so...
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