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Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 09:43
Replies: 47
Views: 761
Posted By KenM
Interestingly I’ve had ten (sort of) off that...

Interestingly I’ve had ten (sort of) off that list from the house in 37 years. :eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 19:35
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
To my eye it’s interesting how the centre crown...

To my eye it’s interesting how the centre crown colour for the three aforementioned Kinglets differ, for me the Ruby-crowned Kinglet was by far the most intense and living up to it’s name. With the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 19:21
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
I have to presume that there is a very “short”...

I have to presume that there is a very “short” time frame to observe this. Indeed it was chasing another bird and such was the less than perfect lighting that I only got three half decent frames out...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 16:48
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
Ah!...the subject bird was a Goldcrest Simon,...

Ah!...the subject bird was a Goldcrest Simon, easily mistaken on that shot, apologies that was the thrust of my post, having never seen Goldcrest with such an intense red crown before, indeed having...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 16:23
Replies: 47
Views: 761
Posted By KenM
Listing is something I dabbled in and out of over...

Listing is something I dabbled in and out of over the years, whilst at the same time never losing sight of my holy grail which is “finding”, and it is as strong now (still a primal hunter) as it’s...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 13:59
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
Just realised the implication of your reply...

Just realised the implication of your reply Simon...apologies I’d have thought that they would have been scarce on the Algarve?

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 07:28
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
Thanks Kits...:t: Thanks fugl, for your...

Thanks Kits...:t:



Thanks fugl, for your enthusiastic response most refreshing. I too once only encountered a male Ruby-crowned Kinglet and that too was in Portland,Oregon (my daughter lives...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 19th February 2020, 19:51
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
Yes it was certainly doing the chasing Simon and...

Yes it was certainly doing the chasing Simon and that crown was most surprising....

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 19th February 2020, 18:09
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By KenM
Crest on Fire!!

Doing my patch circuit this am, certainly a first for me...I've never seen one with such an intense crown before...a real head turner! :eek!:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th February 2020, 22:54
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By KenM
Agreed. Cheers

Agreed.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 18th February 2020, 19:51
Replies: 225
Views: 7,607
Posted By KenM
:t:

:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th February 2020, 19:38
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By KenM
Apologies...I didn’t read the script properly,...

Apologies...I didn’t read the script properly, Orchard it is.:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th February 2020, 10:28
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By KenM
Protruding head and rounded tail for starters,...

Protruding head and rounded tail for starters, and fwiw I've found the odd not dissimilar shaped immature individual on the web labelled Northern Gos.

Andy, female Sprawks can appear long-tailed or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th February 2020, 09:55
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By KenM
It’s a funny old thing Rother, being exposed to...

It’s a funny old thing Rother, being exposed to Sprawks on an almost daily basis I find the only “classic” is the ability to alter shape, therein lies the challenge. Occasionally I have GREAT...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th February 2020, 09:07
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By KenM
You’re doing very well with your cellphone H :t:...

You’re doing very well with your cellphone H :t: wish I could be as proficient.
Looking at your latest shots you can clearly see the pale off white divide between the yellow vent and the chest, thus...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 23:14
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By KenM
High H, very respectable images from a pair of...

High H, very respectable images from a pair of bins and a cellphone if I may say! Wondering why you “gendered” the bird as a she....did it look smaller? Which of course Orchard Orioles are c16% or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 22:56
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By KenM
Just out of interest, how does one reconcile...

Just out of interest, how does one reconcile skinny hips with the last image (contortionist springs to mind)....also the “projecting” head on image 2. and rounded tail...not classical Sprawk...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 17th February 2020, 20:23
Replies: 58
Views: 2,051
Posted By KenM
You seemed to have mopped up just nicely Chris...

You seemed to have mopped up just nicely Chris with all the Island's specialities, and If I'm right...you took the FV30 South to Betancuria? That's something I'd be reluctant to do ever again,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 19:51
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By KenM
Immature Accipiter nisus/gentilis NE.London?

Comments appreciated on this Immature bird taken September last year, I've lightened all five images to hopefully maximise on under-part detail.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 17th February 2020, 18:42
Replies: 225
Views: 7,607
Posted By KenM
You get Bramblings on Canaries too. ;) Plus late...

You get Bramblings on Canaries too. ;)

Plus late arrivals at home, four days to be precise over last years! no.52, on a roll 2 Tufted Duck North no.53.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 11:54
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By KenM
Cheers Nutty. :t:

Cheers Nutty. :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 11:50
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By KenM
Odd looking bird!...the only comment I would make...

Odd looking bird!...the only comment I would make is that....the bill looks relatively small and “spikey?”
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By KenM
Am I right in thinking that Cerulean Warbler is...

Am I right in thinking that Cerulean Warbler is generally not known to regularly Winter in the Caribbean?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th February 2020, 22:11
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By KenM
Yes a male, and thanks for sharing the video...

Yes a male, and thanks for sharing the video RKA!....a bird I’ve yet to catch up with properly, so far just a small black silhouette atop a 60’ tree “buzzing” away. :t:

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 16th February 2020, 22:00
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By KenM
I understand that in commercially farmed fruit...

I understand that in commercially farmed fruit growing areas...Bullfinch and Hawfinch may well be “unpopular”. :eek!:
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