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Recent content by SonataGirl

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    Whitethroat - Bury, Great Manchester, UK

    Thanks for the id and for the compliment. Surprised the camer focused on the bird and not on the branch in front of it. :)
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    Whitethroat - Bury, Great Manchester, UK

    Hi all. I know it's not the best picture. Is this a Whitethroat? Spotted this morning near the Elton Reservoir in Bury, Greater Manchester. Thanks in advance.
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    Spotted in Maryland, US

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    Spotted in Maryland, US

    Hi First, I apologize for the quality of the photo. The second one I took is far worse. We spotted this little bird near the Patapsco River in Baltimore County Maryland in May. I believe it was yellow in person. Any thoughts or ideas as to what it might be is appreciated. As always I bow to...
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    Chiffchaff or Willow Warbler - Greater Manchester, UK

    Hi all First let me apologize for the quality of the pictures. It was the best I could do at the time. Is this a Chiffchaff or Willow Warbler or some other little bird? It was spotted in a park in Greater Manchester near a river. There were Great Tits, Blue Tits, Long Tailed Tits and possibly a...
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    Oystercatcher at the Elton Res Bury

    Hi. Here is an Oystercatcher enjoying his takeway at the Elton Reservoir.
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    Need help with two birds sighted today on the Elton Res Bury UK

    Hi I believe the wading birds are dunlins with a ringed Plover in the back. Is this correct? What are the waterfowl? Both of these were seen today on the Elton Reservoir in Bury, Lancashire, North West England. Apologies for the quality of the photos. The originals are better but WAY too big to...
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    Golden Eye at Elton Reservoir?

    Hi All On my walk to work the other morning, I saw two (male and female) "ducks" on the River Irwell. I couldn't positively identify them but the male was black and white with more white on his back and the female had a rust coloured head. They flew off while I was watching them and the only...
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    Reed Warbler? North West England

    Hi all. Is this a Reed Warbler? I took this today 25 May 2013 at Pennington Flash near Leigh in the North West of England. Any help identifying it will be appreciated. Thanks!!
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    Wheatear? North West of England

    Brilliant!! Thanks so much!! First time I've ever seen one.
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    Wheatear? North West of England

    Hello. I snapped this yesterday on Scout Moor in the North West of England. Is it a Wheatear? Thanks so much!!
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    Hello from the Wet and Wild NW of England

    Thanks everyone!! I really feel welcome!!