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Recent content by bjd

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    Thekla/Crested Lark - Morocco

    Thank you again for this feedback. It’s really helped me.
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    Thekla/Crested Lark - Morocco

    Thanks again. Last question - is there a good reference that covers the variations I these species? I feel the need to be better informed in future.
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    Thekla/Crested Lark - Morocco

    Thanks Muppit17. Every day is a learning day for me! They were taken near Taroudant, in the Souss Mass, in an area of orange groves and ploughed fields. I struggle with larks and pipits at the best of times but until I tried to work this out I was totally oblivious to just how confusing these...
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    Thekla/Crested Lark - Morocco

    Thanks Andy that’s reassuring? Any definite reason or just the general impression?
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    Thekla/Crested Lark - Morocco

    And bird two. This one seems smaller billed, but I'm assuming is the same species. Thank you
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    Thekla/Crested Lark - Morocco

    Hi all, Have go myself thoroughly confused with the identification of the attached. I've come to the conclusion they are both thekla lark, but would appreciate a second opinion (if indeed they are identifiable from the attached), and some feedback on why. Thank you. Bird one attached
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    Brent Goose with transmitter?

    It looks like a solar powered satellite transmitter. They are increasingly being used in studies of geese and swan movements including pink-footed geese, barnacle geese and whooper swans. Some tags can give data readings every second if programmed to do so which, as well as giving the usual...
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    Longest ever land bird migration tracked

    It hit a storm and had to adjust course. There is a webinar on the godwits and the tracking project at: which is fascinating.
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    White Stork - Dalton zoo

    Mmmm.. If thats the case I think I should have paid more attention. Thanks Stephen, Bart
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    White Stork - Dalton zoo

    Does anyone know if there are free flying white storks at the dalton zoo? Saw one flying over the road to Barrow on Monday and assume it wasn't wild? Cheers, Bart
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