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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st April 2017, 03:39
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Posted By modrawnu
Yellow Wagtail, Taiwan

Here is a Yellow Wagtail in Dongyin island, Lienchiang County, Taiwan. Could anyone help to ID between M.t.macronyx/M.f.thunbergi, plz? Are there any stable characteristics to tell the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 26th March 2017, 07:06
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By modrawnu
WOW! Thanks for your ID, Grahame. Actually, the...

WOW! Thanks for your ID, Grahame.

Actually, the baicalensis is a mega rarity in Taiwan. Only one record was confirmed in last March. I want to make sure that it's O.K. for the white pannel pattern...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th March 2017, 01:55
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By modrawnu
White Wagtail, Taiwan

Here is another "grey back, no eyestripe" wagtail in Taiwan, but no rump picture available this time. Could this one be baicalensis or just variation of leucopsis again ?
IMO, the great coverts are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th March 2017, 09:49
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By modrawnu
John, thanks so much! :t:

John, thanks so much! :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 14:38
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By modrawnu
Thanks, but how to differentiate the macronyx...

Thanks, but how to differentiate the macronyx from M. flava thunbergi in No.2 ? They looks so identical to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st March 2017, 13:49
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By modrawnu
Yellow Wagtails, Taiwan

The followings are three individuals in Taiwan recently. Please help to ID the Eastern/Western Yellow Wagtail and subspecies if possible. Thanks!

Date: 17~21th March, 2017
Location: Taipei City,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th March 2017, 23:50
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By modrawnu
White Wagtail, Taiwan

Here is another wagtail from northern Taiwan. Gray back with few blotch, no eyestripe(or just blurred due to moulting of ear coverts??), gray rump, whitish great and median coverts and large black...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th March 2017, 10:58
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By modrawnu
Teal, Taiwan

Here is a teal from southern Taiwan by my friend. (The rightmost one in the photo). He said the female Green-winged Teal looks so wierd by the followings:
1) the white semi-circular shaped...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th March 2017, 06:28
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By modrawnu
Thanks, Grahame and John. I will Keep an eye on...

Thanks, Grahame and John. I will Keep an eye on the possible hybrid wagtail individuals.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th March 2017, 10:45
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By modrawnu
Hi, Grahame Thanks for your comment. Actually,...

Hi, Grahame

Thanks for your comment. Actually, rather than the chin, I concerned more about the thin and uniform eye-stripe pattern. Unlike other lugens I've seen before, which has border and less...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th March 2017, 07:55
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By modrawnu
White Wagtail, Taiwan

This white wagtail is photographed in Taiwan today. Is his eye-striped pattern and black area of chin O.K. for a lugens? How about the possibility of a hybrid (leucopsis x ocularis)?

Thanks for any...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th March 2017, 02:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By modrawnu
Thanks for all the comments! I'll tell my friend...

Thanks for all the comments! I'll tell my friend the result.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd March 2017, 08:13
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By modrawnu
Stint, Taiwan

Here is a Dunlin-like shorebird that seems not a regular bird in Taiwan. Could anyone help to ID for us? Baird's Sandpiper or Western Sandpiper?
Thanks.

Location: Pingtung, Taiwan
Date: 26th Feb....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th February 2017, 13:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By modrawnu
Another two photos.

Another two photos.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th February 2017, 13:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By modrawnu
Pipit, Taiwan

My friend photographed this pipit last year. Is this a Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus or Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris. Because this could be the first record of any one pipit above in Taiwan,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th February 2017, 02:32
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By modrawnu
Thanks so much, John. If so, this personata...

Thanks so much, John.

If so, this personata could be the second record in Taiwan. (The first record is at Dongyin islet, Lienchiang County). And still, we don't have any alboides here so...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th February 2017, 09:27
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By modrawnu
White Wagtail, Taiwan

Here is another White Wagtail in Taiwan, which photographed by a local birder today. Is this one M.a. personata or first-winter/adult female alboides ?

Location: Pingtung County, Taiwan.
Date: 24th...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th February 2017, 11:38
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By modrawnu
Thanks, johnallcock. It really help me a lot. I...

Thanks, johnallcock. It really help me a lot. I have spent much time for searching baicalensis in Taiwan, but still in vain. The longest tertial is actually moulting first for the first-winter...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th February 2017, 01:12
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By modrawnu
White Wagtail. Kinmen island, Taiwan

Please help me to ID the subspecies of this White Wagtail. I think a little chance of baicalensis than leucopsis by the great/median coverts pattern and grey rump. If so, this could be a rarity in...
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