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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th August 2017, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By cheshirebirder
I'd agree with sand martin.The darker fore-wing...

I'd agree with sand martin.The darker fore-wing is a difference from house Martin.
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Thursday 20th July 2017, 15:57
Replies: 214
Views: 12,058
Posted By cheshirebirder
Hi , Mick. Funny how many Dalmatian pelicans...

Hi , Mick.
Funny how many Dalmatian pelicans that Kalloni has had this year so far. Surely it's considerably more than usual ? I'm hoping it's not a sign of failed breeding or some problems at the...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 25th April 2017, 16:59
Replies: 76
Views: 6,410
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks, Dave. Is around March the best time to...

Thanks, Dave. Is around March the best time to visit ?
Edit ; just checked on the NE Brazil birding site- Oct through to March looks best.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 25th April 2017, 16:31
Replies: 76
Views: 6,410
Posted By cheshirebirder
Enjoying your report, Dave especially as it's an...

Enjoying your report, Dave especially as it's an area that wasn't on my radar before and a region none of my birding mates have visited - so potentially a future trip for us.
Regards, Bill.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 21st April 2017, 21:59
Replies: 11
Views: 3,840
Posted By cheshirebirder
Agreed, very poor in terms of wildlife. Not sure...

Agreed, very poor in terms of wildlife. Not sure why they filmed it under the spring watch title .
Forum: Conservation Thursday 20th April 2017, 19:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By cheshirebirder
Let's hope this is given wiider publicity ad...

Let's hope this is given wiider publicity ad shows the public what holidaying in Malta is supporting. The referendum there showed the majority support this behavior .
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th April 2017, 20:50
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By cheshirebirder
My first thought was that the mantle looked too...

My first thought was that the mantle looked too dark for YLG. , but second viewing makes me not so sure. Still inclined to LBBG.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th April 2017, 20:16
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By cheshirebirder
Agree with LBBG.

Agree with LBBG.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th April 2017, 20:13
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By cheshirebirder
Grey heron, I'd say.

Grey heron, I'd say.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th April 2017, 20:12
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By cheshirebirder
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th April 2017, 13:58
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By cheshirebirder
Looking at that bill, it's got to have some...

Looking at that bill, it's got to have some shoveler influence in it ?
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 8th April 2017, 11:52
Replies: 5
Views: 2,285
Posted By cheshirebirder
We didn't quite get to the gate but visited a...

We didn't quite get to the gate but visited a small reserve/viewing area run by locals, on the way down to the gate. Also birded the road. Wonder if they'll ever consider a day-pass like many of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st March 2017, 14:35
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By cheshirebirder
Flippah, it's definitely one of the American...

Flippah, it's definitely one of the American warblers. Have a look at northern parula females which seems the most likey ( may be wrong, of course!). The eyestripe does seem more pronounced than most...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th March 2017, 12:19
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By cheshirebirder
Dave, isn't the "white area" just reflected light...

Dave, isn't the "white area" just reflected light ?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th March 2017, 11:24
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By cheshirebirder
I'm thinking it could be a female northern parula...

I'm thinking it could be a female northern parula warbler but it does seem to have a very pronounced eyestripe.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th March 2017, 09:38
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By cheshirebirder
It's a green heron.

It's a green heron.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd March 2017, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By cheshirebirder
Serin ?

Serin ?
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 17th March 2017, 19:31
Replies: 29
Views: 3,506
Posted By cheshirebirder
Really enjoying your report, Dave. Read up to...

Really enjoying your report, Dave. Read up to Dolomite camp now and it's making me seriously think about visiting Namibia. All the details on the accommodation, prices and logistics help to make the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th March 2017, 08:35
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By cheshirebirder
First bird is a whimbrel. Second a willet .

First bird is a whimbrel. Second a willet .
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 9th March 2017, 11:57
Replies: 29
Views: 3,506
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks for posting , Dave. An interesting and...

Thanks for posting , Dave. An interesting and informative read ,as usual. I've read up to when you leave for Etosha which is obviously the site everyone's heard of, so particularly looking forward...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 7th March 2017, 17:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By cheshirebirder
Alex , I don't think Welbeck was very good last...

Alex , I don't think Welbeck was very good last year. I'd try Wykeham near Scarborough.
For grasshopper warblers and woodcock, surely there are sites near your home if you ask around local birders?
Forum: Cheshire Saturday 4th March 2017, 19:41
Replies: 11
Views: 6,291
Posted By cheshirebirder
Am totally baffled by the report. I visit the...

Am totally baffled by the report. I visit the flashes occasionally and can't imagine any birder setting traps for badgers or threatening OAP's - indeed, many of them ARE OAP's !
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd March 2017, 16:24
Replies: 55
Views: 4,210
Posted By cheshirebirder
I agree with Andy about the high cost of the Tour...

I agree with Andy about the high cost of the Tour company schedules. When we did Ecuador, we hired the services of an Independent Ecuadorian birder and visited all the usual reserves and lodges ,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd March 2017, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks. Only seem to hear our local birds give...

Thanks. Only seem to hear our local birds give the 2 note call.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd March 2017, 12:26
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By cheshirebirder
Isn't golden plover two notes ?

Isn't golden plover two notes ?
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