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Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Today, 13:29
Replies: 39
Views: 1,104
Posted By Nutcracker
Interesting that it also appears to be pulling...

Interesting that it also appears to be pulling itself along with its teeth, digging into the sand? Is that a known form of locomotion?
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Today, 13:09
Replies: 39
Views: 1,104
Posted By Nutcracker
Heat exhaustion, perhaps? It must be finding...

Heat exhaustion, perhaps?

It must be finding Scotland / the temperate North Atlantic far too hot for its liking, water probably close to ten degrees warmer than it's adapted to.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:59
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes, Thekla's; it's mine that's the odd one :t:

Yes, Thekla's; it's mine that's the odd one :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:56
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Nutcracker
Err, sorry, nope, Mipit is correct :t: Head...

Err, sorry, nope, Mipit is correct :t:


Head pattern with that fine dark lateral throat line; Spot Fly doesn't have that, nor the sharp flank streaks. Fine bill is right for Mipit too; Spot Fly has...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By Nutcracker
Gray Kingbird - massive bill, no white tip on...

Gray Kingbird - massive bill, no white tip on tail exclude Eastern Kingbird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:31
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By Nutcracker
They often don't, when they're not chasing waves...

They often don't, when they're not chasing waves on a sandy beach!
They often do, though not by as much as in Baird's; see...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:16
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes, a California Quail, female or young. As RKJ...

Yes, a California Quail, female or young. As RKJ says, in Korea it will be an escape from a farm/zoo.
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 19:20
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto - there's only so many hours in a day, and...

Ditto - there's only so many hours in a day, and at least some of those are needed for real life birding, too o:D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:18
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Reed Warbler

Ditto to Reed Warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:17
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By Nutcracker
Females and 1st summers are quite grey, it's only...

Females and 1st summers are quite grey, it's only adult summer males that have a lot of bright orange :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:15
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Nutcracker
An American 'Redstart' . . . which is actually...

An American 'Redstart' . . . which is actually not a redstart (https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Category:Phoenicurus) :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Nutcracker
Here's what juvenile Stonechats look...

Here's what juvenile Stonechats look like:
https://twitter.com/Gav_NorthRon/status/998274038492430338
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Nutcracker
'Canalag' - Canada x Greylag, in this case (from...

'Canalag' - Canada x Greylag, in this case (from its fat rear) x domesticated farm Greylag.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:39
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Nutcracker
Mallard with one or more domesticated birds in...

Mallard with one or more domesticated birds in its ancestry?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:37
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By Nutcracker
"Now believed to be a...

"Now believed to be a Sanderling"


https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=361846




Think I'd agree, though tricky from these pics alone
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:39
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Nutcracker
Any calls? Suspect that'd be the best way to ID...

Any calls? Suspect that'd be the best way to ID them in that sort of light.
Forum: Migration Saturday 19th May 2018, 22:42
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Nutcracker
Plenty around here in southeast Northumbs. Try...

Plenty around here in southeast Northumbs. Try coastal dunes for a start, or any less-intensive farmland. They are declining badly on intensively farmed fields though; I'd guess your farmer is using...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 21:41
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Nutcracker
It's not too early - they are early nesters and...

It's not too early - they are early nesters and can have fledged young by the end of April. But juveniles are darker and much spottier than this bird. :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 20:34
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Nutcracker
Adult female European Stonechat :t:

Adult female European Stonechat :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 20:32
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! I'll take it/them as Thekla with an...

Thanks! I'll take it/them as Thekla with an abnormal bill, then.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 19:38
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! Crested was my conclusion from the bill...

Thanks! Crested was my conclusion from the bill shape, but they were taken at Sagres, on the clifftop area above the harbour at 37.007612N 8.928895W, and therefore at a location where Crested Larks...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Nutcracker
+1 more for 10SE :t:

+1 more for 10SE :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 16:33
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! Yep, Little Gulls occur there :t:

Thanks! Yep, Little Gulls occur there :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th May 2018, 16:31
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By Nutcracker
Wanted to get ID ideas first in case the location...

Wanted to get ID ideas first in case the location influenced thoughts :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th May 2018, 22:17
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By Nutcracker
What about these two please? (may both be same...

What about these two please? (may both be same individual, but not definitely so)
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