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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 09:30
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I've done very badly out of this compared to last...

I've done very badly out of this compared to last time! Just 2 armchairs for me (out of 14 additions and 2 lumps) so quite a drop in % 8-P
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 21st January 2020, 20:44
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Assuming the sign is the same sign (by the...

Assuming the sign is the same sign (by the roadside on the right?), the larks are (or were about 4 years ago) within a few hundred metres off to the right of the sign in the "Dupont's" type...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st January 2020, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Larry Sweetland
That's what I figured too. Can't think of...

That's what I figured too. Can't think of anything else it could be.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 20th January 2020, 10:15
Replies: 4,155
Views: 737,150
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Pygmy Cormorant. On way home from twitching the...

Pygmy Cormorant. On way home from twitching the Brussels bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th January 2020, 19:44
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Larry Sweetland
In the last image I'm still not entirely sure...

In the last image I'm still not entirely sure that we're not seeing the top side of a bird flying away from us, with a 'white-out' from a much reduced actual white rump area, and who knows what else...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 17th January 2020, 13:51
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Larry Sweetland
It was the first landbird we saw upon arriving at...

It was the first landbird we saw upon arriving at Sydney after being on a cargo ship for 13 days from Singapore. It felt like it was welcoming us to Aus.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 19:20
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Great White Egret

Great White Egret
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 19:03
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Brown Thornbill and Grey Shrikethrush

Brown Thornbill and Grey Shrikethrush
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 17:11
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By Larry Sweetland
If I was to have to guess what ripit meant, I'd...

If I was to have to guess what ripit meant, I'd have thought Ken meant Richard's, and had no idea about Ipit.

I'm also thinking it looks good for Red-throated, but I'm rubbish with ppts.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th January 2020, 19:25
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Maybe I read it wrong before then James...

Maybe I read it wrong before then James...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th January 2020, 16:06
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Are we sure about the ranges here? As I...

Are we sure about the ranges here? As I understood it when I read about the split a while ago, Graceful (now) has a disjunct range, and occurs in the wet forests in the southern part of its range...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th January 2020, 20:02
Replies: 33
Views: 539
Posted By Larry Sweetland
18 might be a Chivi or Yellow-green Vireo

18 might be a Chivi or Yellow-green Vireo
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th January 2020, 18:07
Replies: 33
Views: 539
Posted By Larry Sweetland
1,2 Buff-tailed Coronet

1,2 Buff-tailed Coronet
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd January 2020, 20:09
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd suggest Caribbean Elaenia, or whatever the...

I'd suggest Caribbean Elaenia, or whatever the local similar option is.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd January 2020, 19:38
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Wattled Starling

Wattled Starling
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd January 2020, 16:15
Replies: 144
Views: 3,314
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I make that 22 lifers for me from everyone on Jan...

I make that 22 lifers for me from everyone on Jan 1 so far reported 😊. Mostly from the east side of North America, but a couple from each of Falklands and Barbados.

No reports from Africa, Asia or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd January 2020, 21:20
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Not heard of Southern Coucal, can someone...

Not heard of Southern Coucal, can someone enlighten me?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st January 2020, 16:06
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By Larry Sweetland
My suggestions would be a colour-dyed...

My suggestions would be a colour-dyed White-shouldered Starling for #1, and a different starling, maybe Red-billed, for the other two pics
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st January 2020, 15:32
Replies: 144
Views: 3,314
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Bristol UK: Dipper probably the only potentially...

Bristol UK: Dipper probably the only potentially notable species not yet mentioned
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st January 2020, 15:26
Replies: 34
Views: 616
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Jackdaw, at about 11am.

Jackdaw, at about 11am.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st December 2019, 23:39
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Ruddy Treerunner for 2? Can't see it being either...

Ruddy Treerunner for 2? Can't see it being either of the suggested species
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th December 2019, 20:57
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By Larry Sweetland
3 doesn't look like Ruby-throated. Think most of...

3 doesn't look like Ruby-throated. Think most of your other suggestions look good (agree with others that9 is not an Amazon)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th December 2019, 10:57
Replies: 430
Views: 15,846
Posted By Larry Sweetland
It's funny lighting, but pretty sure the ducks in...

It's funny lighting, but pretty sure the ducks in the egret pic are Wandering Whistling Ducks. Great stuff Delia, looking forward to more :t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th December 2019, 10:44
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Sparrow-like bird in last post is Cape Bunting....

Sparrow-like bird in last post is Cape Bunting. In previous post, heron looks like Grey Heron, and the Yellow-crowned Bishop is actually a Southern Masked Weaver
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 28th December 2019, 09:12
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Linked pics in post#10 are Familiar Chat and Cape...

Linked pics in post#10 are Familiar Chat and Cape Weaver. Well done on the rockjumper, it can be a tricky bird to see.
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