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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:57
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By KenM
I'm thinking perhaps a Summer Tanager, bill in...

I'm thinking perhaps a Summer Tanager, bill in particular looks heavy enough, as for the cosmetics...variability regarding the dispositioning of the red and yellow pigmentation amongst 2nd calendar...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:09
Replies: 438
Views: 20,852
Posted By KenM
Think my ''roll'' has ground to a halt!...

Think my ''roll'' has ground to a halt! Frustratingly with 3 more ''possibles'' over the last couple of days, unfortunately all fleetingly too quick! A silent Cuckoo, what sounded like a Turtle Dove...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 07:22
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By KenM
Eastern Wood-Pewee. Cheers

Eastern Wood-Pewee.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By KenM
There's always a first time for all of us. :t:

There's always a first time for all of us. :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 07:00
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By KenM
The overall yellowish tint, short pp and slightly...

The overall yellowish tint, short pp and slightly pointy eye-ring might suggest Cordilleran Flycatcher as a contender?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st May 2018, 13:38
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By KenM
They’re all brightly lit, no doubt contributing...

They’re all brightly lit, no doubt contributing to the “cleaner” look.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st May 2018, 13:31
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By KenM
Peregrine...and FWIW quite good shots. Cheers

Peregrine...and FWIW quite good shots.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By KenM
The images are less than conclusive for ID...

The images are less than conclusive for ID purposes Scott, clearly an unstreaked acrocephalus with a short pp.

It could well be a Greater Swamp or a Lesser Swamp? Better images would be required to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 18:11
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By KenM
Assuming that the "yellow wash" isn't a direct...

Assuming that the "yellow wash" isn't a direct effect of a low sun?....I'd go for Yellow-bellied.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 19th May 2018, 22:15
Replies: 45
Views: 1,448
Posted By KenM
Concur with everything said!...and I appear to be...

Concur with everything said!...and I appear to be very low on Chiff Chaff in my neck of the woods too (NE.London).

Easily down by 50% compared to last year, can't see them suddenly surging in nos....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th May 2018, 08:11
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By KenM
I can't see how one might even attempt, with the...

I can't see how one might even attempt, with the wing formula being obscured.:-C

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2018, 19:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By KenM
These are rarely afforded such'' pointy'' wings...

These are rarely afforded such'' pointy'' wings either for the 1st image.

With such a ''short tail'' on the 2nd image...not to mention the less than pointy wings. :eek!:

''Variable'' wing geometry...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2018, 19:24
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By KenM
"Mostly" Sand Plovers Peter.....to a Greater or...

"Mostly" Sand Plovers Peter.....to a Greater or Lesser extent. ;)

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th May 2018, 19:16
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By KenM
That's interesting! On 29th April, a cold grey...

That's interesting! On 29th April, a cold grey day with a North wind blowing through the Lee Valley (Herts/Essex borders). I encountered easily triple digit Swallows over the sheet water areas, at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th May 2018, 16:41
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By KenM
Late Swallows?

In the DT.today, ''Letters to the Editor'' included one such respondent (Cornwall), who'd lived at the same property for 40 years, and between 10th-20th April for each of those years one pair had...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2018, 15:30
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By KenM
Warbling Vireo. Cheers

Warbling Vireo.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2018, 15:28
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By KenM
Looking that way......:eek!:

Looking that way......:eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th May 2018, 10:01
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By KenM
Well if you're going to have a good bird.....you...

Well if you're going to have a good bird.....you may as well get 50. :eek!::t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 21:53
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By KenM
Certainly a Kite species...not a Honey...

Certainly a Kite species...not a Honey Buzzard.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 21:51
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By KenM
It does appear to have a "grey" tint to the...

It does appear to have a "grey" tint to the collar/nape, another supporting feature or perhaps too close to call?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By KenM
I'm wondering if the suggestion of a median...

I'm wondering if the suggestion of a median covert bar, long white UTC's combined with the white bar from the primary coverts...might be a better fit for female Semicollared Flycatcher?

Cheers
Forum: Latest news from the BTO Monday 14th May 2018, 17:48
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By KenM
I've had a c500% increase over last years single...

I've had a c500% increase over last years single visit so far this year.....whether it's just a blip...time will tell.

Indeed I've seen more Bullfinch/Hawfinch Jan-March locally, than I've seen...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th May 2018, 10:59
Replies: 438
Views: 20,852
Posted By KenM
Certainly haven't been annual for me, although...

Certainly haven't been annual for me, although last year I had several fly overs.

Interestingly yesterday afternoon arrived at the bus stop adjacent to the train station, having stood there for...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th May 2018, 09:53
Replies: 438
Views: 20,852
Posted By KenM
Can't compete with Jos in the Premier Division!...

Can't compete with Jos in the Premier Division! But hey......never had a roll like this before...had one over at the local station bus stop yesterday and mused.....moments ago no.69. Common Tern.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th May 2018, 07:28
Replies: 438
Views: 20,852
Posted By KenM
........Never say die H! Remember you've got to...

........Never say die H!
Remember you've got to set the bench mark for your NEW drum. :t:
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