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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 09:37
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By lou salomon
michahellis has a large breeding population in...

michahellis has a large breeding population in the town of constanta, thus the multiple juveniles/1cy. it is very unlikely that among the adults you mostly saw cachinnans (which breed 20 km to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd December 2019, 13:59
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By lou salomon
all are 1cy michahellis.

all are 1cy michahellis.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Sunday 1st December 2019, 23:09
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Views: 567,803
Posted By lou salomon
adult female common redstart then.

adult female common redstart then.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th November 2019, 21:22
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By lou salomon
not exactly sure why but proportins in the...

not exactly sure why but proportins in the original bird look more like that of an adult male. maybe it's the proportionally smaller head?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 28th November 2019, 22:09
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By lou salomon
cirl. i see the streaks as sharp cut and clear,...

cirl. i see the streaks as sharp cut and clear, no hint of a reddish rump, and bases of lesser coverts are chestnut coloured.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 28th November 2019, 07:09
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By lou salomon
agree on ad pallid harrier for 1-3 and levant...

agree on ad pallid harrier for 1-3 and levant sparrowhawk for 5.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th November 2019, 22:14
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By lou salomon
... a textbook larus cachinnans.

... a textbook larus cachinnans.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th November 2019, 15:16
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By lou salomon
yes, it's a ferruginous duck.

yes, it's a ferruginous duck.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th November 2019, 13:37
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By lou salomon
but not at the end of november?

but not at the end of november?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th November 2019, 06:24
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By lou salomon
apart from appearance, this southern location...

apart from appearance, this southern location together with date already makes for a pretty secure ID as carduelis flammea rostrata ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2019, 21:30
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By lou salomon
yes and yes.

yes and yes.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2019, 21:26
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By lou salomon
it would really help where on the west coast of...

it would really help where on the west coast of greenland. it's more than 2500 km long.
i'd guess at juv common redpoll too, rather than a juv greenland "hoary redpoll".
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th November 2019, 18:17
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By lou salomon
not much to go on here apart from the bright...

not much to go on here apart from the bright yellow legs and the blunt tipped and high bill, both of which are in favour of michahellis. they can stand upright like this...did you notice iris colour...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st November 2019, 11:02
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By lou salomon
clearly a common buzzard!

clearly a common buzzard!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th November 2019, 14:38
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By lou salomon
it's a juvenile male montagu's harrier....

it's a juvenile male montagu's harrier. especially in males barring in outer primaries can be reduced or even lacking as in this extreme case. face pattern is all wrong for pallid and pied harrier...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th November 2019, 14:31
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By lou salomon
1 is a winter little stint.

1 is a winter little stint.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th November 2019, 14:25
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By lou salomon
looks like a 3rd winter california gull to me.

looks like a 3rd winter california gull to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th November 2019, 14:23
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By lou salomon
nothing wrong for ortolan bunting.

nothing wrong for ortolan bunting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th November 2019, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By lou salomon
all three birds look to be 2nd winter herring...

all three birds look to be 2nd winter herring gulls. 3rd is the best candidate for mich but still, such advanced herring gull exists and pattern is not convincing. edit: 3 might be a weird caspian...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 23:14
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By lou salomon
and common kestrel for 4 and 5.

and common kestrel for 4 and 5.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 22:07
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By lou salomon
basically the broad white fringes.

basically the broad white fringes.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 16:30
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By lou salomon
juvenile, cannot be sexed.

juvenile, cannot be sexed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 07:47
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By lou salomon
very reduced black in wingtips and late primary...

very reduced black in wingtips and late primary moult - looks good for a (yellow legged) european herring gull.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By lou salomon
it's a pectoral sandpiper.

it's a pectoral sandpiper.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 12:15
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By lou salomon
no SBG in that pic.

no SBG in that pic.
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