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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 30th June 2020, 08:52
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Sunspot01
Thank you for the prompt replies.

Thank you for the prompt replies.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 30th June 2020, 08:36
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Sunspot01
UK - Waterfowl

This one should be fairly straight forward for the locals. Photographed in Victoria Park, London a few days ago.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 05:54
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Sunspot01
Thanks everyone for your input.

Thanks everyone for your input.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th June 2020, 13:06
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Sunspot01
Thanks. So I take it the bird is an immature...

Thanks. So I take it the bird is an immature male? The photo would have been from around Ifaty SW Madagascar. So the ssp. would be C. a. pica?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th June 2020, 05:58
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Sunspot01
Madagascar? Robin?

Possibly taken in Madagascar - photo was in a set of photos captured in Madagascar.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th October 2017, 18:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By Sunspot01
With the recent movement of inland birds toward...

With the recent movement of inland birds toward the coast you may want to check a wider selection. Your description reminded me somewhat of Spotted Bowerbird. I think Mudgee would be out of range for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th December 2016, 21:30
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By Sunspot01
Western Jackdaw? Romania--Tulca

October in Tulca. Birds were repeatedly flocking together to a reasonable height than descending.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th September 2016, 09:05
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Sunspot01
If they are the two candidates, with so much...

If they are the two candidates, with so much white on the under wing, I would be leaning toward Yellow-nosed rather than Black-browed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd August 2016, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Sunspot01
Crimson Rosella (tail feathers?) - possibly a...

Crimson Rosella (tail feathers?) - possibly a younger bird - is the only thing I can think of. Hard to get a sense of scale from the photo.

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd August 2016, 09:16
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Sunspot01
Photo 1 - The Cuckoo looks like Pallid to me -...

Photo 1 - The Cuckoo looks like Pallid to me - juvenile/immature.

Agree with Nutcracker and Platy on the remainder.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th August 2016, 12:13
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Sunspot01
3. Whistling Kite

3. Whistling Kite
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th August 2016, 09:02
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Sunspot01
1 & 2 are Brown-headed Honeyeater.

1 & 2 are Brown-headed Honeyeater.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th August 2016, 09:00
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Sunspot01
It looks like a Fan-tailed Cuckoo to me as well -...

It looks like a Fan-tailed Cuckoo to me as well - possibly moulting immature. Eye ring is quite yellow. Brush Cuckoo eye ring is a blue-grey or pale creamy colour.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th August 2016, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Sunspot01
It looks like Weebill to me also based on the...

It looks like Weebill to me also based on the under tail and overall look of the bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th August 2016, 22:09
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Sunspot01
No problems. I'm still leaning toward...

No problems. I'm still leaning toward White-winged based on photo 3 in the first set.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th August 2016, 02:31
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Sunspot01
Photo 3 is the one I focused on. Blue-breasted in...

Photo 3 is the one I focused on. Blue-breasted in eclipse should have a distinct blue eye ring. It is not a female (no chestnut eye ring and lores). The two candidates are Splendid or White-winged....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th August 2016, 11:12
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Sunspot01
The Fairy-wrens look like eclipse male...

The Fairy-wrens look like eclipse male White-winged to me. Butcherbird is an immature Grey.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th August 2016, 11:55
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Sunspot01
It looks like a Brown Goshawk to me - the bill...

It looks like a Brown Goshawk to me - the bill appears quite robust. The angle is not helping with the brow. Can't see the tail either.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th August 2016, 08:02
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Sunspot01
Yes, Tree Martin.

Yes, Tree Martin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 6th August 2016, 12:06
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Sunspot01
You're right with Honeyeater. It's a White-eared...

You're right with Honeyeater. It's a White-eared Honeyeater.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th August 2016, 09:17
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Sunspot01
1 & 2 - to me fit Brown Falcon, especially the...

1 & 2 - to me fit Brown Falcon, especially the brown 'thighs'.
4 - you're right with Nankeen Kestrel.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th August 2016, 09:02
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Sunspot01
Looks good for Singing Honeyeater.

Looks good for Singing Honeyeater.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th August 2016, 08:38
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Sunspot01
A-C are all Whistling Kites.

A-C are all Whistling Kites.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th May 2016, 12:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By Sunspot01
3. Thornbill - maybe Yellow-rumped 4. Inland...

3. Thornbill - maybe Yellow-rumped
4. Inland Thornbill - red eye
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th May 2016, 00:23
Replies: 30
Views: 2,699
Posted By Sunspot01
Lovely! A Superb shot of a Splendid. Slightly...

Lovely! A Superb shot of a Splendid.

Slightly off-topic, do you know the moult sequence of immature Superb males to adult? Tail first? I have seen photos in the past of what looks to me as possible...
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