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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:22
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By CARERY
It's a female Nile Valley Sunbird carrying food...

It's a female Nile Valley Sunbird carrying food for the chicks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 12:56
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By CARERY
Sorry I have to disagree. It is a (rather...

Sorry I have to disagree. It is a (rather overexposed) Meadow Pipit. It also has spots on the forehead but further much more defined streaks on whiter underside and a very short primary...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 17:00
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By CARERY
Could well be...

Could well be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 15:28
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By CARERY
Tge dusky trailing edge to the primaries is...

Tge dusky trailing edge to the primaries is rather broad and ill defined. Another pro Common Tern feature...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 20:23
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By CARERY
Don't worry you're not problematic at all ;)....

Don't worry you're not problematic at all ;). It's pity that nobody else has joined. Your pictures are blurred and cropped but still to me it seems clear that two primaries with equal lenght (p3 and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 10:47
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By CARERY
I'd say it's a Levant Sparrowhawk - note the...

I'd say it's a Levant Sparrowhawk - note the wingtip is formed by only two feathers.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th May 2018, 15:31
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By CARERY
Marsh Sandpiper - note the needle-fine bill

Marsh Sandpiper - note the needle-fine bill
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th May 2018, 12:37
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By CARERY
What is your ID for the accompanying waders?...

What is your ID for the accompanying waders? Except for the 'missing' legs they just look alike your mystery bird to me.

I suppose you have seen waders standing on one leg sometimes just hopping on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th May 2018, 09:37
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By CARERY
The seemingly black-bellied bird might be a Grey...

The seemingly black-bellied bird might be a Grey Plover I guess...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th May 2018, 08:40
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By CARERY
Sometimes waders put their legs up to the belly...

Sometimes waders put their legs up to the belly not streched out. I think this is what happened here. Agree with Lesser Yellowlegs. I think all Calidris should show at least a faint lighter wingbar?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2018, 05:50
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By CARERY
Might also be an Iberian Chiffchaff...

Might also be an Iberian Chiffchaff...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th May 2018, 19:44
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By CARERY
Was it really singing or alarm calling? Looks...

Was it really singing or alarm calling? Looks like a female Stonchat allright.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th May 2018, 04:05
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By CARERY
Should check IOC more often I usually only use...

Should check IOC more often I usually only use HBW. So yes, when following IOC better only call it Reed Warbler sp.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 21:00
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By CARERY
2cy Lesser Black-backed Gull is my vote but...

2cy Lesser Black-backed Gull is my vote but always a bit tricky from below.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 03:42
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By CARERY
I'm not sure what fact you are referring to but...

I'm not sure what fact you are referring to but the subsaharan African Reed has a much shorter pp. I'm not sure about those resident oasis ssp. of Eurasian Reed...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 20:19
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By CARERY
All Swainson's (no difference in colour of tail...

All Swainson's (no difference in colour of tail and back). The warbler is a female Blackpoll
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By CARERY
This is what I thought as well. Looks like an...

This is what I thought as well. Looks like an Eurasian Reed Warbler indeed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By CARERY
4 - seems to be an Acrocephalus sp.

4 - seems to be an Acrocephalus sp.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By CARERY
I often find it very difficult to ID...

I often find it very difficult to ID Hipploais/Iduna on photos. In field the size alone would be enough to separate Eastern Olivaceous from Olive Tree. Didn't the photographer say something about...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By CARERY
I'd say you're right to call the wader a...

I'd say you're right to call the wader a Sandplover. Can't tell which from that pic.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 20:16
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By CARERY
Sounds more like an Eastern Olivaceous Warbler to...

Sounds more like an Eastern Olivaceous Warbler to me. Compare with this:
https://www.xeno-canto.org/163295

Sykes's song is hastier and somehow rising...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 20:03
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By CARERY
Lou & Jurek, thanks for your answers! I've heard...

Lou & Jurek, thanks for your answers! I've heard that those birds are quite regularly and widely observed in Europe. The possibility of some sort of hormone abnormalities is, however, interesting! I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th May 2018, 20:05
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By CARERY
Age is 3cy (=2nd summer)...

Age is 3cy (=2nd summer)...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th May 2018, 20:03
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By CARERY
Supercilium and head shape says not a Garden...

Supercilium and head shape says not a Garden Warbler. Looks more like an Eastern Olivaceous Warbler but I wouldn't be sure with this picture...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th May 2018, 17:56
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By CARERY
Also for me Corn Bunting. Why do you consider an...

Also for me Corn Bunting. Why do you consider an immature? Looks like an adult to me.
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