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Recent content by Vyom B. Vyas

  1. Vyom B. Vyas

    Birds ID's (seen on the Nicky line, Hemel Hempstead, England)

    First, one seems about right for a Song Thrush, and judging by the second photo, I would favor Common Chiffchaff over Willow as I believe Willow would have more saturated yellowish body rather than the duller one seen in this.
  2. Blue-tailed Bee-eater

    Blue-tailed Bee-eater

  3. Vyom B. Vyas

    Slender-billed gull? Baghdad, Jan 19

    Thanks, @Vyomkesh for the tag. Agree with the above, both birds in the OP are Slender-billed Gulls. The one in the front is a bit more mature in an age when compared with the individual in the bg.
  4. Vyom B. Vyas

    Pipit ID from Pakistan

    Red-throated Pipit, Nice find
  5. Vyom B. Vyas

    Need to Id these swallows arrive here post monsoons

    What about the wings, I am looking at a few ebird photos of House Martins, Dusky as well as Streak which I consider as another opinion for this flock as a whole or most of the birds. For Common, shouldn't the wing be a bit broader ideally, not a clear cut thing but an ideal case in most birds?
  6. Vyom B. Vyas

    Please Id these swallows / Martins

    Here's a weird tailed bird as well https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/190998711
  7. Vyom B. Vyas

    Need to Id these swallows arrive here post monsoons

    They can definitely vary, I have seen pale individuals as well and fork tails in them are not uncommon too.
  8. Vyom B. Vyas

    Marsh Harrier, Hong Kong

    A good candidate for Eastern Marsh Harrier (presumably male bird)
  9. Vyom B. Vyas

    Please Id this bird

    Blyth's Reed Warbler is a definitive candidate
  10. Vyom B. Vyas

    Please Id these swallows / Martins

    From what I can observe, large flock + pale white underneath + minimal brownish streaks on throat and hint of red on the head, I am going with Streak-throated Swallow
  11. Vyom B. Vyas

    Please Id this warbler

    Hume's Warbler, the crown stripe is indicative of a bird in fresh plumage
  12. Vyom B. Vyas

    Need to Id these swallows arrive here post monsoons

    Dusky Crag Martin by location, Asian House would be way off range and a mega rarity there
  13. Vyom B. Vyas

    Please Id this bird

    juvenile indeed
  14. Vyom B. Vyas

    Need to confirm the id of this Accipiter

    Eurasian Sparrowhawk as mentioned
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