Hi all - Apologies for what might be a daft question here!!! I'm going through photos that are a few week old. Had some very distant views of what I thought to be a couple of Garganey, but they were hanging around a load of mallards in similar looking plumage, some of which were also sporting a...
Hi all - Wondering if you can help with these photos.
Whilst not 100% certain... I'm fairly sure that all photos are of the same 'shank'. The question is, Spotted or Common Redshank?
The first two made me think Spotted - but it was a very fleeting glimpse. When I saw the bird from a different...
Guys - your help with these please! I'm thinking Willow warbler... but just want to check its not a deceiving Chiffchaff!
Please note that these photos were taken at golden hour thus exaggerating the yellow colours. The legs although seeming to be fairly pale in the bright sun do look quite a...
Oh noooooo! You are kidding me! Seriously?
Would you mind explaining why? I'm using the Collins guide... and it seemed (or so I thought!) to fit 2nd W Casp. The slanted head angle, long beak, full chest...
Thanks for any help you can offer!!!
OK - thanks for explaining it!! I'm fairly new to seawatching... hard to find much info on learning the different birds as most of the guides I have aren't too helpful for ID'ing these birds flying past a mile away on a hazy sea!
I’d love these divers... especially the one on the right to be BT divers... but:
is it possible to ID with certainty from a pic of this quality?
RT are much more commonly seen here in Kent on the South East Coast... although BT and GN are Seen on occasion.
pictures taken yesterday!