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Recent content by Mergus1

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    Warbler ID Mallorca, Spain

    Hi guys, seen this warbler in Cabrera National Park, Mallorca, on April 17th. It´s been a pretty good day for migration and the island's bushes were full of birds. This one didn´t quite fit with my impression of the other western subalpine warblers I´ve seen there. Also the call was a bit more...
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    Kyrgyzstan - Warbler ID

    Sorry for the confusion, pic 1+2 in the meadow is suspect #2. So presumably European Reed Warbler? Pic 3+4 I thought was the same bird, at least taken in the same bush. Maybe because of different light conditions? Willow Warbler seems more likely, Arctics only occure as vagrants in the region I...
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    Kyrgyzstan - Warbler ID

    Thanks so far guys :t: Here some more pics of suspect #2 and #3. Blyths or still going for Eurasian Reed?
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    Kyrgyzstan - Mixed ID

    Hey guys, can anyone help out with these ones please??:egghead: #1: Seen at 3000m on Song Kul. Merlin or Saker? Size seemed to be intermediate. #2: Sand or pale Martin? Seen at the Arslan Bob Waterfalls. (South Kyrgyzstan) #3: Juvenile Redstart species in Ala-Archa Nationalpark south of...
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    Kyrgyzstan - Warbler ID

    Hey guys, since I´m not too familiar with the central asian warbler fauna here some tough ones for you. All seen mid to end of August. #1: seen along a mountain creek in Kegeti valley (mountains south of Tokmok) at about 1500m asl. #2: seen at 3000m asl at Lake Song Kul. Probably on...
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    Recent records of Golden/Lady Amherst's pheasant in the UK?

    Hi guys, I´m visting England and Wales for 2 weeks over the easter holidays. Two of my target species would be those two pheasant species. Still I haven´t found any recent sightings of both on the web. Does anyone know of their current status (already extinct?!) or some good place for having...
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    Forest birds, Kenya

    Thanks a lot :t:
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    Savannah birds, Kenya

    Sweet ! Thanks a lot :t:
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    Savannah birds, Kenya

    Hi, anyone to help out with those savannah birds? Taken april in the bush around Maralal (Samburu county), North Kenya. #1: Pied Wheatear? #2: some hawk sp.? #3: What kind of vulture? (note triangular tail) #4: What kind of Lark sp.? #5: Female sunbird sp.? #6: Hildebrandt´s or Shelley´s...
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    Forest birds, Kenya

    #6
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    Forest birds, Kenya

    Hey guys, going through my old photos I´ve still found those left unidentified. All taken in forested areas in Nyahururu may 2017. Anyone can help out? :t: #1: what kind of Apalis sp.? #2: some flycatcher maybe? #3: no clue tbh. #4: little or cinnamon-chested bee-eater? #5: no clue also...
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    Hummingbirds ID, Panama

    Wow, not bad :t: much appreciated !
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    Shore birds & birds of prey, Panama

    Looks good for me thanks :t:
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    Shore birds & birds of prey, Panama

    Thanks so far guys!! Appreciated. :) I think Plumbeous Kite is the more likely option since Mississippi passes through Panama later in the year (Oct). At least that´s what the book says.. right? Any suggestions for the falcon #5 ?
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