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Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 23rd December 2017, 18:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By lostinjapan
Another suppressed Desert Wheatear..what is it...

Another suppressed Desert Wheatear..what is it with this species?
Forum: Scotland Monday 4th December 2017, 11:15
Replies: 472
Views: 67,089
Posted By lostinjapan
Nice to read about someone posting their...

Nice to read about someone posting their observations in the N Sea. I regularly work on vessels in the N Sea, having done a lot of survey in the Central North Sea.

I've been lucky enough to have a...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 4th October 2017, 05:22
Replies: 25
Views: 3,237
Posted By lostinjapan
Records stretch back to the 80's, but considered...

Records stretch back to the 80's, but considered escapes til the Nottingham bird of the 90's.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 22nd January 2017, 14:41
Replies: 67
Views: 8,252
Posted By lostinjapan
I was present at the last one and sadly watched...

I was present at the last one and sadly watched it get caught after chasing bait and lures.

The problem was the birders/photographers who approached too closely and the fact none of is bothered to...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 22nd December 2016, 10:14
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By lostinjapan
A quick story in the local newspaper might help...

A quick story in the local newspaper might help find the owner before it becomes a colourful Xmas dinner for someone!!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 20th October 2016, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By lostinjapan
Hi Paul Yes there could be two birds and there...

Hi Paul

Yes there could be two birds and there certainly were plenty of Great Shearaaters pushed up as far as Bishop Rock and 35 miles NW of St Ives...though we saw none close to Lundy, but did see...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 20th October 2016, 20:30
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By lostinjapan
I'm a bit surprised at this. Are there 2 birds? ...

I'm a bit surprised at this.

Are there 2 birds? First one seen in the Scillies on the morning of the 17th, then presumably the same bird was seen at 8am on the 18th.

There is no time given for the...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 1st August 2016, 22:25
Replies: 235
Views: 22,597
Posted By lostinjapan
I've seen American Purple Gallinule, American...

I've seen American Purple Gallinule, American Coot and Sora Rail all 200 miles from land in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico and a friend photographed Allen's Gallinule some 30 miles offshore in W...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 1st August 2016, 21:56
Replies: 19
Views: 2,842
Posted By lostinjapan
The Norfolk bird is one of a pair and definitely...

The Norfolk bird is one of a pair and definitely a typical adult plumaged Eurasian White Stork.

They have been in E Norfolk for a number of years and although they have wandered into Suffolk, as...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 31st July 2016, 22:24
Replies: 235
Views: 22,597
Posted By lostinjapan
Is it just me or are the bill markings on...

Is it just me or are the bill markings on Brittany bird very similar to the Minsmere bird?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 31st July 2016, 22:14
Replies: 235
Views: 22,597
Posted By lostinjapan
Some video footage from David Walsh...

Some video footage from David Walsh here:

https://twitter.com/davidwalsh22/status/759858816447950852

This bird has the best credentials of any of the birds seen in the UK.

Sean
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 8th July 2016, 21:09
Replies: 5,496
Views: 756,723
Posted By lostinjapan
Hi Jonathan Many thanks for that. I am in Arles...

Hi Jonathan

Many thanks for that. I am in Arles for a week next week and as it had been reported in the vicinity of St Martin La Crau And I am planning to visit Le Crau to look for Roller I'd...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 8th July 2016, 00:55
Replies: 5,496
Views: 756,723
Posted By lostinjapan
Anyone know where exactly the Pied-billed Grebe...

Anyone know where exactly the Pied-billed Grebe recently reported in St Martin De Crau was seen?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 3rd July 2016, 22:34
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By lostinjapan
It came up on Suffolk Birding with BINS as...

It came up on Suffolk Birding with BINS as possible River Warbler, hence my question.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 2nd July 2016, 17:50
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By lostinjapan
Although people may have had cameras, there could...

Although people may have had cameras, there could be any number of reasons for not getting a photo - too brief, too distant, heat haze, no camera to hand etc.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 2nd July 2016, 17:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By lostinjapan
Well if Alan found it, reckon it will be spot on...

Well if Alan found it, reckon it will be spot on ID.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 2nd July 2016, 14:45
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By lostinjapan
Some reports this might actually be a River...

Some reports this might actually be a River Warbler. Any further news on that at all?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 2nd July 2016, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By lostinjapan
Cheers Alan...a good find. Possibly similar...

Cheers Alan...a good find. Possibly similar habitat to the Dorset/Norfolk bird then.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 2nd July 2016, 14:41
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By lostinjapan
Presumably your referring to the long-staying...

Presumably your referring to the long-staying bird at Trimley Aug 7th-19th 1990 which was considered an adult.

All other records have been at Minsmere for Suffolk, with 2 in autumn and 1 in spring....
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 2nd July 2016, 14:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By lostinjapan
Nothing on Birdguides about this. Where is it?

Nothing on Birdguides about this. Where is it?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 15th June 2016, 14:24
Replies: 128
Views: 16,289
Posted By lostinjapan
Awesome find. Hope it sticks.

Awesome find. Hope it sticks.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 4th June 2016, 16:18
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By lostinjapan
Possibly last years bird returning

Possibly last years bird returning
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 30th April 2016, 23:31
Replies: 267
Views: 19,923
Posted By lostinjapan
I am pretty sure it happened. It was seen to...

I am pretty sure it happened. It was seen to take fish from fishermen at Silver End Gravel Pits in Essex. I believe that information was noted in the Essex Bird Report.

I saw the bird when it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th April 2016, 00:08
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By lostinjapan
[QUOTE=Grahame Walbridge;3391083]IMO a female...

[QUOTE=Grahame Walbridge;3391083]IMO a female Siberian Stonechat on account of a combination of well-marked super, streaked upper parts, extensive peachy-buff rump/lower back and overall warm plumage...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th April 2016, 22:16
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By lostinjapan
Stonechat - White-tailed or Siberian?

It's not often I'm stumped for an ID, but female/immature Stonechats are tricky.

This little sweetie dropped in today on the ship off the coast of Myanmar.

I believe it is either a juvenile...
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