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Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 15th July 2019, 06:39
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By PYRTLE
Did you observe this individual repeatedly...

Did you observe this individual repeatedly collecting material and building a nest? Could be an inquisitive and one off action. Either way, interesting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th July 2019, 16:26
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By PYRTLE
Looks like a Reed Warbler

Looks like a Reed Warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th July 2019, 11:35
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By PYRTLE
Young seed stalk forming within the green top of...

Young seed stalk forming within the green top of the Phragmites head perhaps?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th July 2019, 11:31
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By PYRTLE
Puzzled by the mention of red wing bars though....

Puzzled by the mention of red wing bars though. Adult Starlings do show a purple sheen over the body in strong sunlight. Agree that the image is of an adult Starling.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 19:57
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By PYRTLE
Golden Oriole, song, call and alarm call.

Golden Oriole, song, call and alarm call.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 13th July 2019, 14:07
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By PYRTLE
Let nature take it's course I'm afraid. House...

Let nature take it's course I'm afraid. House Sparrows are quite adept at colonising if the habitat and conditions are suitable. This is why the male is still displaying, courting and mating - it's...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 11:28
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By PYRTLE
My thought is it is an Arctic skua.

My thought is it is an Arctic skua.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 09:01
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By PYRTLE
Used to be Reed Tussock I think, perhaps one of...

Used to be Reed Tussock I think, perhaps one of the Wainscott family?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 08:58
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By PYRTLE
With a bit of Fan tailed Dove perhaps?

With a bit of Fan tailed Dove perhaps?
Forum: Kowa Thursday 11th July 2019, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By PYRTLE
The front part of this scope series is the same...

The front part of this scope series is the same build construction for both the straight and angled version. It's generally only the angled version that the user may wish to rotate for " offset...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th July 2019, 12:17
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By PYRTLE
Addendum ref. zoom eyepieces. My adage...

Addendum ref. zoom eyepieces.

My adage remains......better to see an object well at x 50 rather than poorly at x 60 or above
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th July 2019, 12:13
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By PYRTLE
I worked for 10 years selling sports optics in an...

I worked for 10 years selling sports optics in an independant retailers. Hardly sold many non HD 65s and most customers could see the difference. For me the HD is crisper ( sharper, better...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th July 2019, 11:50
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By PYRTLE
It is likely to be a bird that has developed from...

It is likely to be a bird that has developed from hybridization with a white domesticated farmyard duck. Not generally accepted as a truly wild Mallard.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes Greenfinch. Birds call for a variety of...

Yes Greenfinch. Birds call for a variety of reasons, similar to humans. Saying Hello I'm here, go away, attract a mate, scold the children, fight over food.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 12:35
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, could well be, looks slightly larger and the...

Yes, could well be, looks slightly larger and the colours and areas do fit better.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 11:03
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, 1, 3, and 4 shows an adult Mediterranean...

Yes, 1, 3, and 4 shows an adult Mediterranean gull. The perched passerine looks like a wet Common Whitethroat.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th July 2019, 12:20
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By PYRTLE
They are much paler and dont have the striking...

They are much paler and dont have the striking head pattern and colours of males. As you are keen and new to bird watching it may be useful for you to equip yourself with a good British Birds Field...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th July 2019, 11:08
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By PYRTLE
Photo 1. does look like a Melodious warbler...

Photo 1. does look like a Melodious warbler whilst 2. is a Yellow Wagtail ( blue headed ).
Forum: Say Hello Monday 8th July 2019, 20:47
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By PYRTLE
You posted on this very same topic 4 and a half...

You posted on this very same topic 4 and a half years ago. It's called nature.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th July 2019, 10:47
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By PYRTLE
1. Juvenile Great Tit, 2. Nuthatch, 3. Male...

1. Juvenile Great Tit, 2. Nuthatch, 3. Male Kestrel.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th July 2019, 09:18
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By PYRTLE
Let's finish this thread first Gleb, you could...

Let's finish this thread first Gleb, you could start another seperate thread on your Honey Buzzard photo queries if you wish. It's really down to you how you conclude the identification of this bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 20:07
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By PYRTLE
Rufous-sided Towhee

Rufous-sided Towhee
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 10:29
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By PYRTLE
Another for " It is not a Golden Eagle "...

Another for " It is not a Golden Eagle " Gleb.
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 7th July 2019, 07:53
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By PYRTLE
No, they go to roost at dusk along with most...

No, they go to roost at dusk along with most other species.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 6th July 2019, 13:00
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By PYRTLE
C'mon Andy, you gotta have faith!

C'mon Andy, you gotta have faith!
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