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Recent content by Derbyfella

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    Woodchat shrike? (Iran)

    Sorry I’ve gone off Google photos! 2nd looks to be….1st one???could it be turkestan shrike? No red tail though.
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    Some more warbler song ID's please - Eyebrook Res, Leics

    UMMFFF I did mean sedge warbler twice!!!!! i did see Reed buntings further round though today.... not sure on the last one... it was either one or the other but not both imho(but it was a year ago).... and sedge (not reed)warbler in the background again
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    Minsmere, England

    Thanks Was starting to worry that id seen a redstart the other day.. Im a bit miffed that everyone gets such good photos all the time and whenever im out and about its either with a dog so only one hand and an iphone or birds are hiding!
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    Some more warbler song ID's please - Eyebrook Res, Leics

    3 to listen to - todays is quite faint but i believe to be Reed warbler one from same spot last year but a clearer recording i think and a Reed warbler also??? Gt Easton lane 4.....number of birds on there but its the clearest one im after - if i recall correctly it was in a tree at the side of...
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    Various Bird songs id required please

    Thanks Butty TL2 has a repeated single note weet ’ - not a warbler and that was the bird high up with the pinkish hue to its chest - the other bird wasn’t seen. So chaffinch would make some sense TL1 i was down in a railway cutting - bird was towards the top of a tree on the embankment. It diddt...
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    Various Bird songs id required please

    These are all today in south derbyshire Is the first a blackcap? TL 1 was high in a tree top and virtually unseen but interesting song TL2 was seen... again up in the top of the canopy but could be seen - pinkish chest - but also interested in the other short burst on that recording thanks
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    Bird song ID Nottingham city centre

    There are also apparently two near to Derby city centre.
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    Unknown bird @ RSPB Rye Meads UK

    Chicfchaff by song and chirruping alone. Imho
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    Swaro/ mm3 or 4 or es 80 Ga Ed

    Probably better views than LCE though it is the other end of the county! If I travelled for another hour I could be at Cley spy I reckon 😂
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    List of bird facts I had wrong for a while

    that white fronted geese arent white fronted. the front being basically the face...
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    Swift numbers, UK

    concur with all of the above....just not looking up and seeing swallows and martins is disconcerting......swift numbers seem lower too but not substantially like the others - is there any evidence backing up this elsewhere?
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    Swaro/ mm3 or 4 or es 80 Ga Ed

    Cheers Mike think the review might have been in here somewhere https://www.birdforum.net/threads/opticron-77m-vs-swarovski-ats-65mm.402259/ are you talking about LCE in sadlergate?
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    Swaro/ mm3 or 4 or es 80 Ga Ed

    I currently have a celestron 100f-Ed which is good….but sooo heavy. Considering purchasing something a bit smaller i dont want to buy brand new….and was considering an opticron originally….then maybe a Swarovski 80 Ats….but I read on here an article/review saying that the mm4 77mm Ed was...
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    Derbyshire country park photos

    wow . just viewing these on a PC These look so pink on here! Im also a bit miffed that my first identified stock dove was seen by my daughter and not me! ive still not seen one!
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    Derbyshire country park photos

    These were sent to me by my daughter…I hadn’t looked properly until today Are these stock doves and Mandarin?
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