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    English name change - recommendation

    A nickname for them in Dutch is ''Schijtlijster'' meaning as much as ''Shittrush''.
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    Oystercatcher - Behavioural Expert Required

    This is a form of territorial behaviour. ''There are few wader species that are as strongly territorial during the breeding season as the Oystercatcher. Both the male and the female will defend their territory by storming towards the intruder as a ''tepieting'' pair. (...) Males may do slightly...
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    Treecreeper ssp. ID - Nottinghamshire, UK

    http://translate.google.com/translate?prev=hp&hl=nl&u=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.waarneming.nl%2Fforum%2Findex.php%3Fshowtopic%3D43104&sl=nl&tl=en&swap=1 Summary on page 5, about halfway. Not the best translation, I know.
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    Garten- or Waldbaumläufer?

    Perhaps of more use like this?: http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=nl&u=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.waarneming.nl%2Fforum%2Findex.php%3Fs%3D924e172dba067740d6146cc227eed111%26amp%3Bshowtopic%3D43104%26view%3Dfindpost%26p%3D325184&sl=nl&tl=en&swap=1 Not a very good translation, but I think better...
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    Garten- or Waldbaumläufer?

    http://forum.waarneming.nl/forum/index.php?showtopic=43104 Check out this topic on a Dutch forum. The text is in Dutch, but the images are really helpfull too (Images continue on the next pages)
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    two birds - west Romania

    You can't see the birds rump. Also, a Snipes wing would have a diffrent colouration
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    two birds - west Romania

    Little Grebe and... Green Sandpiper?
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    What's Your First Lifer of 2009?

    None yet, did get a nice garden tick.. A Hawfinch
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    Germany in March

    I've never been in Germany for birding, but I heard that the Eifel area near Aachen is very good for birding.
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    Dunlins? - Calarasi, Romania

    You mean the one flying above the three Dunlins?
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    Leiden in January

    You could perhaps go see the Snowy Owl on the island of Texel, wich is at about an hour and a half drive to the boat, then about 20 minutes with the boat and another 20 minutes on the island. There is also a Green Winged Teal on Texel.
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    please id this bird...

    It's a first winter ;);)
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    please id this bird...

    I think no one could be bothered to tell you again that this is a REDshank.
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    please id this bird...

    A greenshank would have green legs and a upturned bill This is definately a Redshank (and a Wood Sandpiper)
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    Comment by 'Guest' in media 'Spot the Snipe'

    There are nine actually ;)