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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 28th June 2020, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By RafaelMatias
They look dark greenish to me. But the species...

They look dark greenish to me. But the species can easily be confirmed by a number of other features, notably structure and proportions (legs/toes, bill length/shape), but also the plumage details...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th June 2020, 19:08
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By RafaelMatias
A nice Golden Eagle there.

A nice Golden Eagle there.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th June 2020, 18:54
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By RafaelMatias
The sandpipers are Least.

The sandpipers are Least.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th June 2020, 15:01
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By RafaelMatias
See post #6 ;)

See post #6 ;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 26th June 2020, 20:35
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By RafaelMatias
I can just add that Brimstone is a rare to very...

I can just add that Brimstone is a rare to very rare species in the Algarve, and in fact it's a species with a very localized distribution south of the Tagus; the OP photo is unmistakably a male...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th June 2020, 19:21
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By RafaelMatias
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th June 2020, 19:18
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By RafaelMatias
Agree with the above. Grey-headed Gull is a...

Agree with the above.

Grey-headed Gull is a mega rarity in Europe, with 2-3 records in Spain (my numbers may be a bit off, but still less than 10 records in Europe).
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 26th June 2020, 15:20
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By RafaelMatias
Not really, that is a common misinterpretation....

Not really, that is a common misinterpretation. Linnaeus not always explained the etymology of his numerous butterfly names, whose etymologies need to be deduced. In 1758 Linnaeus separated all...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 25th June 2020, 18:50
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By RafaelMatias
:t:Yes

:t:Yes
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th June 2020, 18:57
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By RafaelMatias
Agree with Gannet.

Agree with Gannet.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th June 2020, 14:41
Replies: 51
Views: 3,092
Posted By RafaelMatias
Sorry if this is some more gasoline over the...

Sorry if this is some more gasoline over the fire:
- corncrake chicks are black, while those of pheasant are like this...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th June 2020, 02:10
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By RafaelMatias
Cheers

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th June 2020, 02:06
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By RafaelMatias
Andy, I'm using Chrome; on the address bar (on...

Andy,
I'm using Chrome; on the address bar (on its extreme right-hand side) I have a small icon just to left of the favourites' star icon and clicking on it makes a small window to pop up with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 20:34
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By RafaelMatias
Yes, lovely bird.

Yes, lovely bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 20:26
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By RafaelMatias
I'd say a juv. Ashy Starling, imo.

I'd say a juv. Ashy Starling, imo.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 18:11
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By RafaelMatias
Very interesting page, thanks for sharing. Google...

Very interesting page, thanks for sharing. Google translate delivers a very acceptable translation (Portuguese, didn't try with English, but I guess it will be equally good).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 18:02
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By RafaelMatias
You need larger pics, or a 100% crop of the bird...

You need larger pics, or a 100% crop of the bird only. The closest I can get to is "raptor".
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 17:42
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
Yep, makes no sense.

Yep, makes no sense.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By RafaelMatias
Skylark indeed.

Skylark indeed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:11
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By RafaelMatias
Nice Spectacled Warbler there :t:

Nice Spectacled Warbler there :t:
Forum: Sea Watch Monday 22nd June 2020, 19:47
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By RafaelMatias
The video is absolutely fantastic!! Thanks for...

The video is absolutely fantastic!! Thanks for posting!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By RafaelMatias
Starlings perhaps, but a sound recording (even...

Starlings perhaps, but a sound recording (even with your cellphone) would help.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 19:24
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By RafaelMatias
It's a Turkey Vulture.

It's a Turkey Vulture.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st June 2020, 21:58
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
Northern Cardinal, a female (presumably gathering...

Northern Cardinal, a female (presumably gathering nest material).
Welcome to Birdforum! :t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 21st June 2020, 15:58
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By RafaelMatias
Thanks for the additional photo. Unfortunately...

Thanks for the additional photo. Unfortunately I'd say it's not enough for a definitive answer... On this pic it looks more like a male, making it more complicated; it could eventually be a Marbled...
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