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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 11:59
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Black-crowned Night Heron; first-year...

Ditto to Black-crowned Night Heron; first-year young birds (they only get their full adult plumage when 2 years old) :t:
Forum: Mammals Today, 01:38
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Nutcracker
By comparison with the hand for size, quite a big...

By comparison with the hand for size, quite a big animal, size of approx a large dog. Five toes looks like a mustelid; does Wolverine occur in the area? Otherwise perhaps an American Badger or a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 01:35
Replies: 88
Views: 33,896
Posted By Nutcracker
Excellent, thanks! Found what I was looking for...

Excellent, thanks! Found what I was looking for after a bit of searching in "Vol II" (Stercorarius maccormicki (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32475226)) :t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 23:19
Replies: 88
Views: 33,896
Posted By Nutcracker
Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club - is...

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club - is Volume III (1893) available in full anywhere? BHL's copy (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092) (scroll down past Vols I & II) is very...
Forum: Gulls Yesterday, 15:50
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Nutcracker
I keep an eye on them, but I've yet to see...

I keep an eye on them, but I've yet to see anything even remotely different from normal . . . living in hope though o:)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 15:47
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Grey Heron and Little Egret :t:

Ditto to Grey Heron and Little Egret :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 09:44
Replies: 157
Views: 4,778
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! :t:

Thanks! :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 01:31
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
In some parts of their range, Green Woodpeckers...

In some parts of their range, Green Woodpeckers have adapted well to humans and and colonised city parks and large gardens, and have become much less shy (I've seen this in southern England, and also...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 00:10
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
Often yes, but not always - you can also have...

Often yes, but not always - you can also have e.g. swallows hawking for flies, without landing at all.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th February 2019, 23:29
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
Nope, not this time 8-P - the term is used in...

Nope, not this time 8-P - the term is used in much the same way here too, but usually only when explicitly specified 'hawking for insects'. I didn't know US usage differed.

But since I've never...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 23:21
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, I know; I was acting as 'an extra pair of...

Yep, I know; I was acting as 'an extra pair of eyes' to help with what he couldn't see.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 22:41
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Nutcracker
Cirl for me on the greeny-grey rump colour :t:

Cirl for me on the greeny-grey rump colour :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th February 2019, 12:56
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
What do you mean exactly by 'hawking'? Certainly...

What do you mean exactly by 'hawking'?
Certainly Great Spots will occasionally take bird prey (particularly by robbing nestboxes), but they don't go hawking in the classic sense of carrying a hawk on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 12:51
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Nutcracker
Barely even intermedius, looks like a graellsii...

Barely even intermedius, looks like a graellsii to me.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th February 2019, 10:02
Replies: 157
Views: 4,778
Posted By Nutcracker
But it does use codes . . . I presume at least 6...

But it does use codes . . . I presume at least 6 of them ;)

What are they, and are they similar to the categories used in Europe?
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th February 2019, 09:58
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
Post #8 8-P whether I'm right or not (probably...

Post #8 8-P whether I'm right or not (probably not!) is a different matter . . .
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th February 2019, 09:55
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Nutcracker
Northumbs: One wintering Firecrest, which is...

Northumbs:

One wintering Firecrest, which is well above average.

Two or three wintering Black Redstarts, which is about average.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 09:42
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Nutcracker
Agree on both :t:

Agree on both :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th February 2019, 16:28
Replies: 157
Views: 4,778
Posted By Nutcracker
Is that with the meaning that they 'count' for...

Is that with the meaning that they 'count' for more than established introduced species, such as House Sparrow?

Over here, reintroduced native Capercaillie and introduced exotic Little Owl are...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th February 2019, 16:22
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
Northern Flicker (and Gilded Flicker), as already...

Northern Flicker (and Gilded Flicker), as already mentioned near the start of the thread, for Green and Grey-headed :t:
Pileated for Black (and like it, primarily on Camponotus ants)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th February 2019, 16:15
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Nutcracker
That depends on whether it crossed the road . . ....

That depends on whether it crossed the road . . . :-O
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Sunday 17th February 2019, 13:02
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Nutcracker
Not sure what, but not a swallow.

Not sure what, but not a swallow.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 17th February 2019, 09:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,934
Posted By Nutcracker
Anything related to...

Anything related to this?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peach_Melba
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th February 2019, 09:42
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Nutcracker
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea; a first-summer.

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea; a first-summer.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th February 2019, 09:39
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By Nutcracker
Not sure! Don't know how aggressive they are.

Not sure! Don't know how aggressive they are.
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