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Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 24th May 2018, 10:39
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Steve Lister
A male Blackbird clings to my suet-ball feeder...

A male Blackbird clings to my suet-ball feeder constantly flapping and pecking at a ball mainly to knock chunks out. It seems to eat a few bits while it is doing it but the drops to the ground to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 14th May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 51
Views: 4,315
Posted By Steve Lister
Judging by the new OSME checklist booklet the...

Judging by the new OSME checklist booklet the authors have proposed/made quite a few splits eg Menetrie's Warbler becomes Eastern and Western and 'Basalt Wheatear' becomes a species.
Maybe that will...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 16:50
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Steve Lister
Hi Edward - I would definitely go with...

Hi Edward - I would definitely go with Parrot.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Steve Lister
Yes, Hobbies (or is it Hobbys?). Steve

Yes, Hobbies (or is it Hobbys?).

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 13th May 2018, 10:26
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
A bit overdue, and only heard high up...

A bit overdue, and only heard high up somewhere......

69 House Martin

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 10th May 2018, 17:30
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Another nice addition this afternoon...... 68...

Another nice addition this afternoon......

68 Hobby

And like the two at the weekend, a garden-lifer, #81

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th May 2018, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Steve Lister
If Crested does occur on Majorca it will only be...

If Crested does occur on Majorca it will only be as a rarity.
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 7th May 2018, 17:47
Replies: 21,212
Views: 4,573,145
Posted By Steve Lister
That very special harrier wasn't there for the...

That very special harrier wasn't there for the two and a half hours we were there on Saturday. Nice close views of Marsh Harriers though. Not much else.

Steve
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 7th May 2018, 17:44
Replies: 66
Views: 1,721
Posted By Steve Lister
I hate uphill slogs and now know to avoid them. I...

I hate uphill slogs and now know to avoid them. I first struggled in Brazil about ten years ago - got to two rare Cotingas but no way could I get up to Itataia Thistletail, two more miles of very...
Forum: Northumberland Monday 7th May 2018, 17:36
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Steve Lister
A great pity that nobody involved in the...

A great pity that nobody involved in the programme knew how to distinguish Fulmars from big gulls !

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 6th May 2018, 10:19
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Another one today - heard it sing twice in next...

Another one today - heard it sing twice in next door's bushes and then it was gone

67 Lesser Whitethroat

Like yesterday's Pheasant, a garden lifer, #80

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 6th May 2018, 07:59
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Up at 0500 yesterday for a day out up north and...

Up at 0500 yesterday for a day out up north and through the bathroom window came the unmistakable sound of a calling male

66 Pheasant

A garden lifer to boot, #79.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By Steve Lister
A Common Buzzard and maybe a Rook. Steve

A Common Buzzard and maybe a Rook.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th April 2018, 17:43
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Steve Lister
Agreed !! White feathers hardly worth the space...

Agreed !!

White feathers hardly worth the space either. Good account of raptor persecution rescues a very under-par issue.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th April 2018, 19:48
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Steve Lister
Female Red-backed Shrike with either wet or...

Female Red-backed Shrike with either wet or contaminated feathers.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th April 2018, 17:00
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Just about on cue....... 65 Swift Two flew...

Just about on cue.......

65 Swift

Two flew straight over in between the showers

Steve
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 22nd April 2018, 17:47
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Steve Lister
You should certainly be able to find Cirl Bunting...

You should certainly be able to find Cirl Bunting and Nightjar, plus Dartford Warbler, without much trouble in a day (and evening) around south Devon. Labrador bay for the bunting and Aylesbeare or...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 22nd April 2018, 15:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By Steve Lister
The RSPB is clearly trying to increase the...

The RSPB is clearly trying to increase the revenue from its reserves. I visited Frampton Marsh yesterday for the first time this year to find that non-members are now asked to pay 2 for access. It...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd April 2018, 13:59
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Seen them around water for three weeks but first...

Seen them around water for three weeks but first over the garden today.......

64 Swallow

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 19th April 2018, 17:49
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Struggling with birds but Orange Tip and Holly...

Struggling with birds but Orange Tip and Holly Blue in the garden today were both new for the year.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2018, 17:57
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Steve Lister
The heavily marked mantle and pale pink legs both...

The heavily marked mantle and pale pink legs both point to Meadow rather than Water.

Steve
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2018, 13:01
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Steve Lister
Sure does. Why so vague as 'a coastal beach in...

Sure does.

Why so vague as 'a coastal beach in Western Europe' ?

But welcome to Birdforum !

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 12th April 2018, 12:02
Replies: 69
Views: 5,383
Posted By Steve Lister
'the seminal moment of ejection' conjures up not...

'the seminal moment of ejection' conjures up not quite the picture you probably intended Ken.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 8th April 2018, 21:04
Replies: 441
Views: 21,379
Posted By Steve Lister
Another Sand martin today, plus 63. Grey...

Another Sand martin today, plus

63. Grey Heron

Steve
Forum: Lincolnshire Saturday 7th April 2018, 18:01
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Steve Lister
Gibraltar Point, Frampton Marsh RSPB and to a...

Gibraltar Point, Frampton Marsh RSPB and to a lesser extent Freiston Shore RSPB all have plenty to offer in early June at least. Maybe later in the month things quieten down a bit but southbound...
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