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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:10
Replies: 1
Views: 70
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 Yesterday, 18:11
Replies: 1
Views: 63
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: 35
Views: 1,141
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: 118
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: 29
Views: 1,099
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: 270
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: 7
Views: 255
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: 7
Views: 255
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: 127
Posted By KenM
Warbling Vireo. Cheers

Warbling Vireo.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th May 2018, 15:28
Replies: 29
Views: 1,099
Posted By KenM
Looking that way......:eek!:

Looking that way......:eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th May 2018, 10:01
Replies: 2
Views: 160
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: 276
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: 219
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: 219
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: 177
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: 435
Views: 20,448
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: 435
Views: 20,448
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: 435
Views: 20,448
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:
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th May 2018, 06:20
Replies: 435
Views: 20,448
Posted By KenM
Definitely on a roll!...seen twice over the last...

Definitely on a roll!...seen twice over the last two days...but not from the house, today was the day at 7.15am a Hobby broke the skyline. no.68.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 21:10
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By KenM
Broad-winged Hawk. Cheers

Broad-winged Hawk.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 13th May 2018, 06:17
Replies: 435
Views: 20,448
Posted By KenM
Another roll!.... a silent Lesser Whitethroat...

Another roll!.... a silent Lesser Whitethroat skulking in the Hawthorn at 7.10am. no.67.

And returning at 7.30am in the Sallow, FWIW....this if memory serves is the first Spring bird ''seen'' in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 09:17
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By KenM
Agree with the Spot.Fly. Cheers

Agree with the Spot.Fly.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 12th May 2018, 09:10
Replies: 435
Views: 20,448
Posted By KenM
Certainly unprecedented for me on date (never had...

Certainly unprecedented for me on date (never had Spring birds before, and rarely now in the fall), three flyover Yellow Wagtails dropping down into school field behind woodland strip.:eek!: no.66.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 08:10
Replies: 27
Views: 535
Posted By KenM
Sounds like a Song Thrush to my ear...

Sounds like a Song Thrush to my ear surfan.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 08:06
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By KenM
Pale wing panel, apparant contrast markings under...

Pale wing panel, apparant contrast markings under the UTC's, with primary projection "appearing" to equal the tertials, makes me also consider.....Olive-tree Warbler as a more likely...
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