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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th September 2017, 17:35
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By jsab500
Thanks for the response Lou, could you tell me...

Thanks for the response Lou,

could you tell me what features led you to that? I found it so hard...

Thanks,
James
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd September 2017, 15:59
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By jsab500
Caspian / yellow legged gulls on Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

Seen last week (15/9/2017) on Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

I think they're Caspian Gulls...

I think the young ones (the top two anyway) are 2CY (moulting into 2W), based on the amount of grey on the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th September 2017, 14:26
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By jsab500
Ah ok, thanks. It seemed to look a great deal...

Ah ok, thanks.

It seemed to look a great deal like the subadult imperial eagle in the Collins book, except for the two "commas", but now I also see from some googling that lesser spotted eagles...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th September 2017, 15:08
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By jsab500
Imperial eagle? on Black Sea coast in Bulgaria

Hi, seen today near Burgas on Black Sea coast in Bulgaria. It seems to fit everything for imperial eagle (it also seemed that sort of size at the time), but could do with confirmation! :-)

Thanks a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th September 2017, 15:29
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By jsab500
Ok thanks very much! :-)

Ok thanks very much! :-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th September 2017, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By jsab500
Willow warbler? on Black Sea coast in Bulgaria

Hi, seen today (15/9/2017) near Burgas on the Black Sea coast in Bulgaria.

I'm 90% sure it's a willow warbler. It has all the features, light cheek patch, distinct supercillium, some white some...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By jsab500
Thanks a lot, I'll keep looking!

Thanks a lot, I'll keep looking!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 14:42
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By jsab500
Dunnock or alpine accentor in Bulgarian mountains

Hi, just seen these in Pirin national park (today, 13/09/2017) in south west Bulgaria, at about 2100 m altitude. They may or may not be different birds. I thought at first that they were definitely...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th May 2016, 18:10
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By jsab500
Ok thanks, I guess probably marsh warbler but...

Ok thanks, I guess probably marsh warbler but possibly reed for 4 then, and thanks for confirming the olivaceous for me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th May 2016, 18:09
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By jsab500
thank you, those two were really irritating me! I...

thank you, those two were really irritating me! I did think of juvenile long-tailed tit, but decided it didn't look enough like the pictures, but yes I guess it couldn't be anything else now. I saw a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th May 2016, 15:22
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By jsab500
common/pallid swifts and a couple of other birds in Skiathos, Greece

Hi,

My second thread about my recent holiday with the family to Skiathos (13-20th May), the other's about warblers. The pictures obviously aren't very good, but I think that the swifts, in order,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th May 2016, 15:08
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By jsab500
Warblers in Skiathos, Greece

Hi all, could I please get some help with these warblers, seen on my recent holiday with the family to Skiathos (13-20th May)? I've had quite a go at looking at the details but find them very...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2015, 17:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By jsab500
ah yes, makes sense! Thanks, James

ah yes, makes sense! Thanks,

James
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2015, 16:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By jsab500
Thanks, sorry, I guess I should know juvenile...

Thanks,

sorry, I guess I should know juvenile blackbirds and robins! Could I ask one more that I forgot? Is this a serin?
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cheers,
James
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2015, 16:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By jsab500
Thanks everyone, is it just me or is it quite...

Thanks everyone,

is it just me or is it quite strange to see marsh harriers soaring around a mountain at about 2000 m...? Specifically, it was around this peak: Robičje, Municipality of Kranjska...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2015, 11:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By jsab500
It just occurred to me that the one that I said...

It just occurred to me that the one that I said was a Bonelli's eagle and the one I wasn't sure about look a great deal like male and female marsh harriers... I just didn't even think about them...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2015, 11:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By jsab500
Smaller birds near Lake Bled in Slovenia

Hi,
I've just had a few days hiking and birdwatching in and around the Julian Alps, and a number of birds have confused me. Everything was taken between 8th and 11th September. I'm making two...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2015, 11:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By jsab500
Raptors in the Slovenian Julian Alps

Hi,
I've just had a few days hiking and birdwatching in and around the Julian Alps, and a number of birds have confused me. Everything was taken between 8th and 11th September. I'm making two...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 31st May 2014, 12:31
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By jsab500
thanks a lot, I didn't think that the house...

thanks a lot, I didn't think that the house sparrow would have those markings, fair enough! I did think that the first one probably was the olivaceous. thanks for the kestrel confirmation, and I hope...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th May 2014, 07:18
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By jsab500
Warblers, sparrow, and kestrel in Skiathos, Greece.

Hi,

These were seen yesterday (29/5/2014) at the Koukanaries lake. The warblers, to me, have no distinguishing features! I expect that they will be one of reed warbler, great reed warbler,...
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