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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:30
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Check out juvenile Black headed. If you don't...

Check out juvenile Black headed. If you don't already own it, you can pick up the Collins guide for about 10 which will give you the reward of ID'ing your own birds, essential for anybody new to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th August 2018, 18:28
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I'd tentatively suggest Willow warbler if it was...

I'd tentatively suggest Willow warbler if it was taken recently.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th August 2018, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Looks fine for Least to me, bill shape being a...

Looks fine for Least to me, bill shape being a good pointer. Suspect the iris colour could be a quirk of the light.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th August 2018, 19:01
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Agree with Calliope, unsure about the empid and...

Agree with Calliope, unsure about the empid and the Goldeneye looks good for Barrow's (head and bill shape). Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th August 2018, 16:33
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Nope, its a female flavissima (British race).

Nope, its a female flavissima (British race).
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 1st August 2018, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Cheers Andy, I appreciate that it's probably a...

Cheers Andy, I appreciate that it's probably a decade since you were there, but would you happen to know how much you paid for the driver/guide (per day if possible). I'm a bit concerned about...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 31st July 2018, 19:04
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Sri Lanka logistics

Hope this is ok to post as not strictly about birds.

I'll be in Sri Lanka for a few weeks this winter and wondered if anybody would be kind enough to comment on logisitics in relation to Sinharaja...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th July 2018, 16:39
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Description sounds dead-on for Clark's nutcracker...

Description sounds dead-on for Clark's nutcracker to me, but I've no idea if they occur in Colorado.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th July 2018, 19:54
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Whooper swan, Dunlin, female Teal, Ruff and Reed...

Whooper swan, Dunlin, female Teal, Ruff and Reed warbler.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th July 2018, 21:36
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I stand by my original assertion, but I will add...

I stand by my original assertion, but I will add that on balance, it is surely more likely that somebody would encounter Griffon vulture than Lammergeier at almost any site in Europe given their...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th July 2018, 12:54
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By dwatsonbirder
1st looks like it could be Western gull, though...

1st looks like it could be Western gull, though not sure I'd want to exclude California or an intergrade based on the one image. Other three look like Glaucous winged, which is the default pale...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th July 2018, 06:20
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Short-toed eagle, Griffin vulture and Betherlot's...

Short-toed eagle, Griffin vulture and Betherlot's pipit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th July 2018, 06:19
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Pale iris would indicate Greater kestrel.

Pale iris would indicate Greater kestrel.
Forum: Nikon Monday 16th July 2018, 18:52
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Still a very good bino, I picked one up earlier...

Still a very good bino, I picked one up earlier this year for a very good price and to be honest, I've been using it more than my beloved swaros of late. It's heavy for a 32mm bin, but its very...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th July 2018, 09:17
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Citrine would have clearly demarcated gtr and...

Citrine would have clearly demarcated gtr and median covert fringing forming 2 distinct wing bars, they're also a bit shorter tailed in appearance too. Check out this juv/2cy leucopsis for comparison...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th July 2018, 05:59
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Given the extent of white on the wing, I'd...

Given the extent of white on the wing, I'd suggest a juv leucopsis white wagtail. Best to wait for confirmation, as I've only seen adult birds previously.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 7th July 2018, 21:59
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By dwatsonbirder
It's still available if you are interested...

It's still available if you are interested Julian, would be happy to sell for 150.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 7th July 2018, 17:06
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By dwatsonbirder
It's a male Linnet. If you don't already own it,...

It's a male Linnet. If you don't already own it, you can get the 2nd addition of Collin's for about 10 online.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th July 2018, 07:16
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Yes, adult in summer plumage. Smart birds.

Yes, adult in summer plumage. Smart birds.
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 30th June 2018, 22:36
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I recently moved to Somerset, and if you were...

I recently moved to Somerset, and if you were around on the weekend I would be happy to show you a few areas if I'm free. Ham Wall and Shapwick are next to each other, and although July is a quieter...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th June 2018, 20:53
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Common buzzard, Tree pipit and I believe a juv...

Common buzzard, Tree pipit and I believe a juv Stonechat (or possibly Spotted fly)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th June 2018, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By dwatsonbirder
1) Imm White bellied sea-eagle 2) Spotted dove 3)...

1) Imm White bellied sea-eagle 2) Spotted dove 3) looks like Yellow vented bulbul 4) one of the sunbirds, unsure without literature to hand and 5) Oriental magpie robin
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th June 2018, 08:36
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By dwatsonbirder
1) grey headed sparrow 4) white bellied go away...

1) grey headed sparrow 4) white bellied go away bird 5) yellow billed kite. Unsure about 2 & 3 without literature to hand.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th June 2018, 06:11
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Indigo bunting.

Indigo bunting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th June 2018, 06:10
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Looks like a cardinal to me.

Looks like a cardinal to me.
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