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Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Yesterday, 19:52
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By PYRTLE
Sorry Andy, was away in Cyprus then for a...

Sorry Andy, was away in Cyprus then for a month....non birding trip ( mostly! Who said romance is dead.)

Hope you're keeping well.

Pat
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Yesterday, 18:02
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, a modern road construction and finish would...

Yes, a modern road construction and finish would be a much harder and denser surface if the prey were indeed forced to crash to the ground so that could explain the high numbers of mortality. Perhaps...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By PYRTLE
With such a fine and quite lengthy bill, I would...

With such a fine and quite lengthy bill, I would start with Marsh Sandpiper.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Yesterday, 16:29
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By PYRTLE
Thanks KC.

Thanks KC.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th January 2020, 20:42
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By PYRTLE
It is a near adult rather than a juvenile.

It is a near adult rather than a juvenile.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th January 2020, 20:16
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By PYRTLE
The legs look green on my monitor, rather than...

The legs look green on my monitor, rather than pink, for the adult. Other features point to it being a Ring Billed rather than Herring.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 16th January 2020, 19:32
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By PYRTLE
Starling deaths - caused by Predator

https://news.sky.com/story/wales-hundreds-of-starlings-found-dead-were-avoiding-bird-of-prey-11910210

I guess the forensic science proves what happened. Oops, typo in the headline.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th January 2020, 19:20
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By PYRTLE
Same species, yes.

Same species, yes.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th January 2020, 18:54
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By PYRTLE
Not a Brambling, more like an Alpine Accentor.

Not a Brambling, more like an Alpine Accentor.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 20:48
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By PYRTLE
Dick's Pipit was used by us Berkshire birders,...

Dick's Pipit was used by us Berkshire birders, usually outside of that county.

Night night all, feeling a little stiff. 8-P
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Monday 13th January 2020, 20:32
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By PYRTLE
Perhaps a covered bird table, though a hut...

Perhaps a covered bird table, though a hut suggests a much larger structure. Maybe a type of open coop. Intrigued. Or a bird hide with an attached feeder area?
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th January 2020, 20:04
Replies: 157
Views: 4,513
Posted By PYRTLE
My wonder is whether there is such a thing as an...

My wonder is whether there is such a thing as an off the shelf (hand held) High Grade 25 x 70 for comparison? I cannot find anything akin to the build of say a Kowa Highlander. Once I looked through...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 16:19
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By PYRTLE
Hi Brian, Can you attach a photo? P.

Hi Brian,
Can you attach a photo? P.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 16:02
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By PYRTLE
Ken, I stand corrected, Rockit is as you say for...

Ken, I stand corrected, Rockit is as you say for Rock Pipit.

Pat.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 13:44
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By PYRTLE
Looking good in my opinion for a Red Throated...

Looking good in my opinion for a Red Throated Pipit Ken, strongly marked, near white bold tramlines. Obviously did not call.

Pat.

ps Really dislike your lazy title, and what on earth is an Ipit? ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th January 2020, 20:44
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, certainly a redheaded sawbill.

Yes, certainly a redheaded sawbill.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th January 2020, 20:09
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By PYRTLE
Red dust within the feathers from dust bathing or...

Red dust within the feathers from dust bathing or lighting artefact in my opinion.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th January 2020, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By PYRTLE
Doesn't a drake Redhead sport a yellow iris,...

Doesn't a drake Redhead sport a yellow iris, rather than blood red?

Cross posted.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th January 2020, 11:27
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, what else can it be?

Yes, what else can it be?
Forum: Leica Saturday 11th January 2020, 09:35
Replies: 468
Views: 23,725
Posted By PYRTLE
An itch that you just have to scratch? I'm...

An itch that you just have to scratch?

I'm confident you will find a place for them - I still regret passing on a pair from the 70s that were in great condition. Everything about them suited...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th January 2020, 09:15
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By PYRTLE
My thought too.

My thought too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th January 2020, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By PYRTLE
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th January 2020, 16:18
Replies: 17
Views: 250
Posted By PYRTLE
If you have time why not search xeno-canto ?

If you have time why not search xeno-canto ?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th January 2020, 14:53
Replies: 17
Views: 250
Posted By PYRTLE
Some sort of Corvid for sure, dare I suggest...

Some sort of Corvid for sure, dare I suggest Nutcracker?
Forum: Nikon Friday 10th January 2020, 09:42
Replies: 98
Views: 3,700
Posted By PYRTLE
One has only to look at the Binocular size (...

One has only to look at the Binocular size ( specification ) poll to see the percentages of the most popular choices in use. Despite this being primarily a birdwatcher's site, one individual persists...
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