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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 07:40
Replies: 718
Views: 35,063
Posted By Steve Lister
This is getting weird. Even weirder, I had to...

This is getting weird.

Even weirder, I had to check how to spell weird.

Steve
Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 07:31
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Steve Lister
Following the link through came to a dead end,...

Following the link through came to a dead end, petition 'not found'. But you can find it, or one with the same goal, at Change.org.

Having visited the wonderful Pripiyat marshes of Belarus this year...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th November 2019, 19:01
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Steve Lister
Actually much better - a dark Booted...

Actually much better - a dark Booted Eagle.

Notice the white band at the base of the tail.

Steve
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 9th November 2019, 17:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By Steve Lister
The two offending messages will have been removed...

The two offending messages will have been removed - nothing wrong with yours.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th November 2019, 17:27
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Steve Lister
Definitely a Curlew with that bill.

Definitely a Curlew with that bill.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th November 2019, 16:56
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Steve Lister
I think the close-up is a Tufted Duck - look at...

I think the close-up is a Tufted Duck - look at the obvious dark tip to the whole width of the bill - and the distant bird is probably another one.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th November 2019, 16:41
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Steve Lister
Glad that we agree Richard !

Glad that we agree Richard !
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th November 2019, 16:40
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Steve Lister
Difficult to be sure of the first one, but yes...

Difficult to be sure of the first one, but yes Chiffchaff.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th November 2019, 16:39
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Steve Lister
Ok with the three waders but not sure about the...

Ok with the three waders but not sure about the gulls - they look like Black-headed Gulls to me, though one might be a Slender-billed.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th November 2019, 11:10
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Steve Lister
Not an Osprey. Head pattern wrong.

Not an Osprey. Head pattern wrong.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th November 2019, 11:03
Replies: 718
Views: 35,063
Posted By Steve Lister
November 8th. 74. Pink-footed Goose - a skein of...

November 8th.

74. Pink-footed Goose - a skein of 55 heading high east, en route from Lancs to Norfolk.

First Blackcap for the winter yesterday. Otherwise very steady of late.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th November 2019, 10:52
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Steve Lister
Very strong head pattern for a pale Common...

Very strong head pattern for a pale Common Buzzard - is there anything else it could be?

Will get 'Raptors of the World' out later.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd November 2019, 18:25
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Steve Lister
Hodgsoni does have a prominent supercilium which...

Hodgsoni does have a prominent supercilium which is buffish in front of the eye - which seems to match at least the third photo.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd November 2019, 16:25
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Steve Lister
Cranes.

Cranes.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 31st October 2019, 19:02
Replies: 718
Views: 35,063
Posted By Steve Lister
October 31st. 73 Brambling - one briefly in...

October 31st.

73 Brambling - one briefly in nearby trees fortunately called a lot.

Another one that I did not realise was new for the year until the fantastic eBird flagged it up. My garden has...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th October 2019, 18:37
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Steve Lister
The distinct streaky half-hood is reminiscent of...

The distinct streaky half-hood is reminiscent of Azorean Yellow-legged Gull. Anybody mention that yet?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th October 2019, 18:32
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By Steve Lister
What was the Northwest African race of...

What was the Northwest African race of Long-legged Buzzard is now considered a form of Common Buzzard anyway. Canaries buzzards have always been Common Buzzards but with some similarities to what...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Saturday 26th October 2019, 12:54
Replies: 251
Views: 103,535
Posted By Steve Lister
Just finished the latest of my quarterly...

Just finished the latest of my quarterly bulletins summarising the information gleaned from ring-reading in Leics and Rutland. This time featuring 255 ringed birds.

If anyone wants a copy just let...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th October 2019, 19:11
Replies: 718
Views: 35,063
Posted By Steve Lister
October 14th. 72. Great Black-backed Gull A lot...

October 14th.

72. Great Black-backed Gull

A lot of activity over the garden most mornings now but nothing else new. First Siskin of the autumn today though.

Steve
Forum: Gambia Friday 11th October 2019, 07:21
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Steve Lister
I'm from Yorkshire where tipping is usually...

I'm from Yorkshire where tipping is usually thought of as getting rid of rubbish.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 22:15
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Steve Lister
You might well be right Stephen.

You might well be right Stephen.
Forum: Gambia Wednesday 9th October 2019, 21:06
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Steve Lister
Mentions of 10% of the trip cost are way more...

Mentions of 10% of the trip cost are way more than I would ever tip.

Recently I and five others paid about 4000 each for an Ecuador trip: the guide was the company owner and we gave him $200...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 20:56
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Steve Lister
I would go for Rock Pipits - something you should...

I would go for Rock Pipits - something you should see in Norway too. One could be the local race (petrosus) and one Scandinavian (littoralis).

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 4th October 2019, 13:15
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Steve Lister
Yes, Grimston has turned up some great birds. I...

Yes, Grimston has turned up some great birds. I used to live in Withernsea (1976-82, when Tim was a very keen teenage birder) but had no transport then so walked the coast to the south as far as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 4th October 2019, 13:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By Steve Lister
My recording process is...…. Everything goes in...

My recording process is...….
Everything goes in field notebooks. I get through three a year and have about 120 stored somewhere. Separate ones for trips to eg South America, Africa etc.
Then daily...
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