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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:31
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By rollingthunder
The tip info was anecdotal just gleaned fom a...

The tip info was anecdotal just gleaned fom a report i read about major increase in Wintering and reasons given. If tip closures mirror ours then there wonít be many left. The ones around where i...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:23
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By rollingthunder
IDíd by its distinct claw Ken;) Laurie:t:

IDíd by its distinct claw Ken;)

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 10:02
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By rollingthunder
The Masai Mara is/was full of tourists and access...

The Masai Mara is/was full of tourists and access is only in a vehicle thatís why i never visited in nearly 4 months. The bulk of my birding was in rural and coastal areas apart from the Soda lakes....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:44
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By rollingthunder
I would have thought regular on passage? 30...

I would have thought regular on passage?

30 years ago there used to be only very small numbers of White Storks wintering in Iberia. The growth in open landfills with the associated junk food has...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:32
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By rollingthunder
My point Tom:t: I have been to Maroc a dozen...

My point Tom:t:

I have been to Maroc a dozen times in 8 years. Despite travelling from Tangier to Dhakla and out to Tata and beyond i still haven’t ‘cleaned up’ as i bird on public transport and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 08:54
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By rollingthunder
What has to be borne in mind that documented...

What has to be borne in mind that documented distribution of breeding birds and extra-limital records in parts of the World such as East Africa reflect nothing like the coverage that Western and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 07:03
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By rollingthunder
Looks like one - i saw parties coming to a...

Looks like one - i saw parties coming to a waterhole-salt lick in Tsavo early mornings:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 07:01
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By rollingthunder
I recall several records at a couple of locations...

I recall several records at a couple of locations in Kenya but it was over 40 years ago i wasnít aware of supposed status etc - sometimes it is good to be blissfully unaware. I remember bumping into...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:55
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed Martial - certainly not an adult. I spent...

Agreed Martial - certainly not an adult.

I spent a week or so in Tsavo West many many years stopping at Ngulia Safari Lodge. During the heat of the day i used to sit watching the water hole and salt...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:36
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By rollingthunder
Thatís nailed it;) Laurie -

Thatís nailed it;)

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:34
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By rollingthunder
A juvenile at that time of year should have a...

A juvenile at that time of year should have a subtle ‘scaly’ appearance to the upperparts due to pale edging of the feathers and the pale nape spot is usually a feature that is easily seen in the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:29
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By rollingthunder
I bought a Shergar Burger in Dublin many years...

I bought a Shergar Burger in Dublin many years ago and purchased a copy of the Big Issue off Lord Lucan in Stourbridge only last week;)

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:27
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By rollingthunder
Nice shot mate - it looks like it is eyeing you...

Nice shot mate - it looks like it is eyeing you up as a prey item;)

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:25
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By rollingthunder
Ok itís not a great picture but the combination...

Ok itís not a great picture but the combination of features e.g. cap, wing panel and structure would be a Willow easily for me:t: The mandible feature of Marsh is not visible but for me it doesnít...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:19
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By rollingthunder
These juv Imps are just post-breeding wanderers...

These juv Imps are just post-breeding wanderers presumably? They donít Winter elsewhere?

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:52
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By rollingthunder
That chest-barring is pretty distinct:t: Laurie -

That chest-barring is pretty distinct:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:46
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed and i have never seen a Harrier, of any...

Agreed and i have never seen a Harrier, of any species, perching on cables - not to say they donít...

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:31
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By rollingthunder
Brings back memories of 40 years ago i spent...

Brings back memories of 40 years ago i spent nearly 4 months in Kenya including a lot of hitching in and out of NP’s like Tsavo where entry not in a car is forbidden. I spent 2 weeks around Naivasha,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:26
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By rollingthunder
In addition to the other features and one already...

In addition to the other features and one already alluded to - check out the driller, you could frack with that:eek!:

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:19
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed:t:

Agreed:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2019, 10:15
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed Simon but i thought the Ďiní place was...

Agreed Simon but i thought the Ďiní place was Paradise Valley - maybe there is a 2 valley theory;)

Laurie:t:
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 13th November 2019, 08:49
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By rollingthunder
I put forward the F15 as the Mutts Nuts purely on...

I put forward the F15 as the Mutts Nuts purely on proven track record - the F22 and F35 are unproven and are unlikely ever to down an enemy aircraft using a gun - i donít even know if they have them....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 07:32
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By rollingthunder
I still use Bonxie:t: I saw several of them in...

I still use Bonxie:t:

I saw several of them in December flying thru/around Dhakla i must admit i didnít give a thought to grilling them they just looked liked Bonxies...

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 07:28
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By rollingthunder
It looks ĎGreenshankí so itís Greater for...

It looks ĎGreenshankí so itís Greater for me...

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 07:26
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By rollingthunder
Aahh but did you see the ghost of Jimi...

Aahh but did you see the ghost of Jimi Hendrix;)

Laurie -
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