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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th April 2018, 15:36
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Jane Turner
It is!

It is!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th April 2018, 08:08
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Jane Turner
Nailed it with the dogged help of Tony Broome -...

Nailed it with the dogged help of Tony Broome - Manx Shearwater!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd April 2018, 17:12
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Jane Turner
There is a hybrid zone isn't there? I wonder if...

There is a hybrid zone isn't there? I wonder if its a bit like tristis - where plumage looks better for tristis and call better for abientinus in the hybrid zone
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 22nd April 2018, 16:31
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Jane Turner
Someone deprived of context suggested distant...

Someone deprived of context suggested distant Black Grouse.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tou8giu0g0boyrx/unknown%20nocturnal%20call%20Hoylake%2021st%20April%202018.mp4?dl=0

The sonagram looks...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st April 2018, 11:36
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Jane Turner
The pitch and tone are reminiscent of Tawny Owl...

The pitch and tone are reminiscent of Tawny Owl (which would be an amazing record for here) its the structure of the call that is unfamiliar
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st April 2018, 09:31
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Jane Turner
Unknown Nocturnal FLight call

Any pointers in the right direction appreciated

https://www.dropbox.com/s/855xlz6693ewte1/unknown%20nocturnal%20call.wav?dl=0
Forum: Merseyside Friday 20th April 2018, 22:42
Replies: 518
Views: 133,459
Posted By Jane Turner
There will be no benefit for Natterjacks - they...

There will be no benefit for Natterjacks - they are 1km away in the outer dune slacks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th April 2018, 21:31
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Jane Turner
Having failed to record an enthusiastically...

Having failed to record an enthusiastically singing one from before the species was actually on the British list, I'm getting bits of features of a selection of different birds. This one was...
Forum: Merseyside Friday 20th April 2018, 20:57
Replies: 518
Views: 133,459
Posted By Jane Turner
We had and a non-ideal, but acceptable compromise...

We had and a non-ideal, but acceptable compromise agreed with them. But they changed their minds and accelerated a 5 year plan into one year, and included all the non-natives in the % retained.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th April 2018, 19:50
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Jane Turner
Looks quite long billed - even allowing for the...

Looks quite long billed - even allowing for the pollen horn and long-winged
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th April 2018, 19:23
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Jane Turner
Slightly Interesting Chiffchaff

I've been testing out the suggested primary spacing method to help ID possible Iberian Chiffchaffs - basically can you see it in the field with a...
Forum: Merseyside Friday 20th April 2018, 18:26
Replies: 518
Views: 133,459
Posted By Jane Turner
They are meeting arbitrary targets for the % of...

They are meeting arbitrary targets for the % of scrub allowable in dunes and reed bed. However they have left two large copses of introduced ornamental pines, Mock Orange and Tea Plant, while...
Forum: Merseyside Friday 20th April 2018, 14:00
Replies: 518
Views: 133,459
Posted By Jane Turner
Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 16:22
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jane Turner
The last photo sure.... but is it usual for a...

The last photo sure.... but is it usual for a Bairds to me much smaller than a piping plover - I as trying a two bird theory
https://download.ams.birds.cornell.edu/api/v1/asset/95034131/900
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jane Turner
Could well be least Sandpiper - but I'm looking...

Could well be least Sandpiper - but I'm looking on a phone
Forum: Merseyside Sunday 15th April 2018, 09:33
Replies: 518
Views: 133,459
Posted By Jane Turner
and here ae the Grasshopper W photos referred to...

and here ae the Grasshopper W photos referred to above
Forum: Merseyside Sunday 15th April 2018, 09:31
Replies: 518
Views: 133,459
Posted By Jane Turner
Habitat "Improvement" at Red Rocks continues...

Habitat "Improvement" at Red Rocks continues apace. The ancient and iconic boardwalk hawthorn, much of the reedbed sallows and all of the Grasshopper Warbler Territories have been cleared. Today...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 7th April 2018, 08:51
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Jane Turner
its Linnet for the 1st two and a Meadow Pipit

its Linnet for the 1st two and a Meadow Pipit
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th April 2018, 16:04
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Jane Turner
Chiffchaff with some sort of Melanin deficiency -...

Chiffchaff with some sort of Melanin deficiency - plumage and structure is fine, and the soft parts are odd for any other option too
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 07:15
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Jane Turner
Recorder of the Mammal soc confirmed its Otter...

Recorder of the Mammal soc confirmed its Otter based on the arrangement of the pads - its a big print - substantially bigger than Molly - and she has Doberman/German shepherd cross feet

It was more...
Forum: Mammals Friday 30th March 2018, 21:07
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Jane Turner
I've had a few people suggest that this a partial...

I've had a few people suggest that this a partial Otter print now - based on the arrangement of the pads. Also supporting was the prints came in clumps with a space in between
Forum: Mammals Friday 30th March 2018, 11:47
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Jane Turner
Large Mustelid(?) Footprint ID please Merseyside

I saw a short run of tracks in frost on a wooden board-walk a few days ago. The clearerst is attached.

I'm closing in on either Badger or Otter - either of which would be a 1st record for the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st January 2018, 13:31
Replies: 107
Views: 4,781
Posted By Jane Turner
I can add Common Scoter, Great-crested Grebe Red...

I can add Common Scoter, Great-crested Grebe Red throated Diver and Red-breasted Merganser
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st January 2018, 13:25
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Jane Turner
Unless is a meadow pipit with a regrowing tail, I...

Unless is a meadow pipit with a regrowing tail, I can't think of a likely alternative
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd November 2017, 07:59
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By Jane Turner
Being trivial - I love the chaffinch that changes...

Being trivial - I love the chaffinch that changes into a goldfinch! Sound recording of the LW is almost as much use as DNA if you can get one
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