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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By RecoveringScot
Yes, I've done that. The main reason I favour...

Yes, I've done that. The main reason I favour Osprey over HB is that I have never seen any Honey Buzzard, either in real life or on film, showing such pointed wing ends. The reason they are so is, I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 16:58
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By RecoveringScot
The wings are broader, shorter and less pointed....

The wings are broader, shorter and less pointed. Apart from that quite similar.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th May 2018, 21:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By RecoveringScot
Compare the Osprey in this thread from 2016. In...

Compare the Osprey in this thread from 2016. In my view this is quite clearly an Osprey. I've never seen any Harrier showing that mid-wing kink:

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=331700
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th May 2018, 18:28
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By RecoveringScot
I think it's an Osprey. They frequently look...

I think it's an Osprey. They frequently look long- and thin-tailed in regular flight. The length of the wings is quite normal too (with the characteristic 'kink' halfway).
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 8th April 2018, 19:29
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By RecoveringScot
The Short-eared Owl (1956)

A 15-min film by the late James Fisher, is showing on TalkingPicturesTV, which is Channel 81 on Freeview, tomorrow 9th April at 9.35 a.m. if you've nothing better to do.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 15th March 2018, 08:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By RecoveringScot
Middle Spotted Woodpecker showing very well this...

Middle Spotted Woodpecker showing very well this a.m.:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th March 2018, 06:43
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By RecoveringScot
Hawfinch (and Nuthatch) so far this a.m.

Hawfinch (and Nuthatch) so far this a.m.
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Sunday 11th March 2018, 09:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By RecoveringScot
The address of the Live Feed has...

The address of the Live Feed has changed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLUfqKC15NY
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th March 2018, 09:08
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By RecoveringScot
Middle Spotted Woodpecker, visited a few minutes...

Middle Spotted Woodpecker, visited a few minutes ago:
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 6th March 2018, 19:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By RecoveringScot
Was that the upward-spiralling series that...

Was that the upward-spiralling series that finished with details of feeding on a human corpse?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th March 2018, 18:48
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By RecoveringScot
Can I see a Goshawk in my local park, please?

Can I see a Goshawk in my local park, please?
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Wednesday 28th February 2018, 10:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By RecoveringScot
Jay and Syrian Woodpecker (back feeder) currently...

Jay and Syrian Woodpecker (back feeder) currently visiting:
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Wednesday 28th February 2018, 10:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By RecoveringScot
Bit of a rammy at the moment:

Bit of a rammy at the moment:
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Tuesday 27th February 2018, 21:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By RecoveringScot
I don't know if you clicked on the handle of the...

I don't know if you clicked on the handle of the video uploader and 'Videos', but if you do there are several videos showing Sombre Tit and Syrian Woodie. Tree Sparrows seem to be doing really well...
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Tuesday 27th February 2018, 15:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By RecoveringScot
A sparrowhawk has discovered it. Things could get...

A sparrowhawk has discovered it. Things could get interesting, but possibly not in a family-friendly way.
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Tuesday 27th February 2018, 13:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By RecoveringScot
Live Bulgarian Cam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZw34mgtnVg

Sombre Tit and Syrian Woodpecker have previously visited.
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Monday 12th February 2018, 17:04
Replies: 16
Views: 8,634
Posted By RecoveringScot
1. Control/PrtSc 2. Paste in to 'Paint' (if on...

1. Control/PrtSc

2. Paste in to 'Paint' (if on Windows) or other editor.

3. 'Save as' JPEG. Edit size of JPEG file.

Done
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Monday 12th February 2018, 15:34
Replies: 16
Views: 8,634
Posted By RecoveringScot
The link for this cam is...

The link for this cam is now:

https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/loch-garten/live-video-webcam/
Forum: Tennessee Monday 12th February 2018, 15:26
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By RecoveringScot
http://www.tnbirds.org/birdfinding/E-TNbirding.htm

http://www.tnbirds.org/birdfinding/E-TNbirding.htm
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 25th January 2018, 12:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By RecoveringScot
There's a previous thread about the earlier...

There's a previous thread about the earlier siting of this cam:

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=317229
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Wednesday 27th December 2017, 13:00
Replies: 16
Views: 8,634
Posted By RecoveringScot
Crestie currently showing at the feeder.

Crestie currently showing at the feeder.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th November 2017, 14:48
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By RecoveringScot
They are big, nearly as big as a Gyr. They don't...

They are big, nearly as big as a Gyr. They don't appear so at a distance because they're a bit slimmer. I've been lucky enough to see quite a few in Turkey on migration, including one terrorising a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th November 2017, 16:53
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By RecoveringScot
If you see a Saker soaring the wingtips are...

If you see a Saker soaring the wingtips are usually distinctly upturned, very distinctive even at long distances.
Forum: Scotland Saturday 21st October 2017, 21:35
Replies: 1,786
Views: 369,446
Posted By RecoveringScot
It's become clear that there was a massive...

It's become clear that there was a massive arrival of thrushes all down the British east coast on the morning of 19th (of which the birds I saw were a mere trickle) Spurn Obs recorded 12,000 Redwing...
Forum: Scotland Friday 20th October 2017, 23:10
Replies: 1,786
Views: 369,446
Posted By RecoveringScot
Hi Nick, No, I didn't ask. Well the first few...

Hi Nick,

No, I didn't ask.

Well the first few years were for that reason (and because a previous record of 6 Pomarine Skuas N at Girdle Ness one October had also not appeared, again without any...
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