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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 15:05
Replies: 3
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Posted By tconzemi
very hwavily marked underparts look better for...

very hwavily marked underparts look better for brookei Peregrine
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:56
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By tconzemi
both are Lesser

both are Lesser
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 28th May 2020, 11:53
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By tconzemi
:t:

:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 28th May 2020, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By tconzemi
Wren

Wren
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th May 2020, 18:39
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By tconzemi
I would suggest not to measure up to the beak but...

I would suggest not to measure up to the beak but just to the leading edge of the wing
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th May 2020, 15:01
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By tconzemi
it's getting complicated, no I did not mean that....

it's getting complicated, no I did not mean that. In Black Kite and in Red Kite in closed or near closed tail (I can only guess that is what you mean with relaxed tail?) both species have outer tail...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th May 2020, 09:13
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By tconzemi
easy one: length of tail as given by length of...

easy one: length of tail as given by length of outer tail feathers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th May 2020, 10:54
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By tconzemi
looks good for dark Honey Buzzard to my eyes

looks good for dark Honey Buzzard to my eyes
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th May 2020, 08:28
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By tconzemi
I agree Ken, OHB and EHB have very different...

I agree Ken, OHB and EHB have very different wingshape, hybrids are in between but here wingshape is different in every pic
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th May 2020, 20:37
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By tconzemi
in Dick Forsman’s latest ‘Flight Identification’...

in Dick Forsman’s latest ‘Flight Identification’ guide there is a whole chapter called ‘Identification of hybrid Honey-buzzards’. They seem to be common where both EHB and OHB meet (same for GSE LSE...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th May 2020, 15:02
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By tconzemi
interesting bird, my guess would be still EHB...

interesting bird, my guess would be still EHB with P5 as long as it it could get, the smudgy gorget is a bit disturbing though. Send it to Dick Forsman and tell us what he thinks about it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th May 2020, 12:49
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By tconzemi
GGS does not migrate to Africa but overwinter in...

GGS does not migrate to Africa but overwinter in Europe, this is not a Lesser Grey Shrike which is a transsaharian migrant
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th May 2020, 12:16
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By tconzemi
Difficult to go further than buteo, Common...

Difficult to go further than buteo, Common BUzzards can look alike
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th May 2020, 07:20
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By tconzemi
Agree, facial pattern all wrong for Pallid, dark...

Agree, facial pattern all wrong for Pallid, dark fingers better for Monty
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 08:54
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By tconzemi
Still a Common Buzzard, Andy. Only the darkest...

Still a Common Buzzard, Andy. Only the darkest individuals do not show this very important feature on wing coverts. But there are several points contra Long-legged above all the very nice light...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 08:31
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By tconzemi
Griffon

Griffon
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th May 2020, 18:14
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By tconzemi
main criteria in the pic

main criteria in the pic
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th May 2020, 12:28
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By tconzemi
agreed, pretty dark LSE (on barring)

agreed, pretty dark LSE (on barring)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th May 2020, 15:50
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By tconzemi
Sure a pure Saker, and I don't see a ring or...

Sure a pure Saker, and I don't see a ring or leather bands 3:-)

Sorry couldn't resist, female falcons look a bit scruffy right now as they are moulting quite heavily when incubating, this said many...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th May 2020, 08:10
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By tconzemi
second calendar year

second calendar year
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th May 2020, 19:44
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By tconzemi
agreed

agreed
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th May 2020, 19:43
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By tconzemi
Correct, especially the dark tips of inner...

Correct, especially the dark tips of inner primaries are a very good feature, whereas some Montys show barred tips of fingers, also some bleached second calendar year Montys (juvenile feathers under...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th May 2020, 06:09
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By tconzemi
This rule of thumb is absolutely perfect for...

This rule of thumb is absolutely perfect for adult birds, Pallid will keep a very well visible two toned wing: dark secondaries and light primaries. Unfortunately juv Montys have even darker...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th May 2020, 13:53
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By tconzemi
second cy Monty: lot of white around eye, no...

second cy Monty: lot of white around eye, no collar, inner primaries with dark tips
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th May 2020, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By tconzemi
wing formula with P10=P6 middle dark secondary...

wing formula with P10=P6
middle dark secondary band darker than terminal band
proximal and distal light band on secondaries both reaching body
well marked axillaries, big supercilium, no hint of...
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