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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:48
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By Nutcracker
#5 - never seen one myself so this is a bit of a...

#5 - never seen one myself so this is a bit of a book guess: but from the very orangey tones (very unlike #3!), this one should be Chilean Skua
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:45
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By Nutcracker
Slim body, and needle-sharp central tail feathers...

Slim body, and needle-sharp central tail feathers (just visible in 1st pic), make it definite Arctic for me :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:35
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Nutcracker
Tough call from there; other pics I've seen from...

Tough call from there; other pics I've seen from the Greme area show a majority of wild-type plumage but also some 'chequerboard' variants; they have small ceres, which also supports wild-type. I'd...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:25
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By Nutcracker
+ one more for Arctic Skua :t:

+ one more for Arctic Skua :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:20
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By Nutcracker
3 Vermilion Flycatcher, female (same pic as...

3 Vermilion Flycatcher, female (same pic as previous post!)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By Nutcracker
3-4 Rufous-collared Sparrow 5 Vermilion...

3-4 Rufous-collared Sparrow
5 Vermilion Flycatcher, female
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:13
Replies: 2
Views: 48
Posted By Nutcracker
1-2 Acorn Woodpecker 4-5 Vermilion Flycatcher...

1-2 Acorn Woodpecker


4-5 Vermilion Flycatcher (both males)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:58
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Nutcracker
1 Rose-ringed Parakeet 2 Hooded Crow 3 White...

1 Rose-ringed Parakeet
2 Hooded Crow
3 White Stork
4 Rock Dove (= Feral Pigeon)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:56
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Nutcracker
It does get a bit blocky . . . that's jpeg...

It does get a bit blocky . . . that's jpeg compression artefacts for you. They're in the original too, but less visible because all the blocks are so dark :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By Nutcracker
1 Moorhen 2 Mallard 3 Mallard ducklings

1 Moorhen
2 Mallard
3 Mallard ducklings
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:53
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By Nutcracker
1 Eurasian Magpie 2 Mute Swan 3 Eurasian Coot 4...

1 Eurasian Magpie
2 Mute Swan
3 Eurasian Coot
4 yes
5 Grey Heron (Great Blue is similar, but only in North America!)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:48
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By Nutcracker
Front right is an adult Brown-headed Gull...

Front right is an adult Brown-headed Gull Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus :t:

Rear two are juveniles, not sure whether Brown-headed or Black-headed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:45
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Nutcracker
You need to be more drastic with the photo...

You need to be more drastic with the photo brightening :king:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:44
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By Nutcracker
#1 Neotropical Cormorant #2 Limpkin #3 Monk...

#1 Neotropical Cormorant

#2 Limpkin

#3 Monk Parakeet
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:35
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By Nutcracker
I was assuming it was the eye and crown in the...

I was assuming it was the eye and crown in the centre of the pic that was being asked about!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:16
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Nutcracker
Blackbird Turdus merula, female, a fairly pale...

Blackbird Turdus merula, female, a fairly pale individual (they vary a bit).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By Nutcracker
Not enough to go on there, sorry!

Not enough to go on there, sorry!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:13
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Nutcracker
Slav :t: Bill too stout and straight for BNG.

Slav :t:


Bill too stout and straight for BNG.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:07
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By Nutcracker
Still very common in Northumbs in the winter -...

Still very common in Northumbs in the winter - generally the most numerous gull (often by a very large margin) in the big inland reservoir gull roosts, e.g. 16,000 at Derwent Reservoir in December...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Nutcracker
Not sexable on plumage. If you can get detailed...

Not sexable on plumage. If you can get detailed measurements, males are usually larger than females, but this isn't obvious in the field (or in the river!).
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Yesterday, 20:50
Replies: 443
Views: 52,524
Posted By Nutcracker
5 Lapland Bunting?

5 Lapland Bunting?
Forum: Gulls Sunday 19th January 2020, 23:52
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By Nutcracker
Not if you want to look at pages 1 and 2 together...

Not if you want to look at pages 1 and 2 together at the same time . . . 8-P
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th January 2020, 23:35
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes, female Mallard on the left; female...

Yes, female Mallard on the left; female Green-winged Teal on the right :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th January 2020, 23:32
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Reed Warbler. Worth noting, Reed...

Ditto to Reed Warbler.

Worth noting, Reed Warbler is only occasionally seen out of reeds; Marsh Warbler is only occasionally seen in reeds - so if it is in reeds (as here), the overwhelming...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th January 2020, 23:28
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Nutcracker
With it being in spring, can't be a juvenile!...

With it being in spring, can't be a juvenile! Think I'd agree with 1st summer (2 cy) female.
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