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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 19:43
Replies: 23
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Posted By lou salomon
something like this :t:3:-)

something like this :t:3:-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 19:42
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By lou salomon
agree on adult whiskered tern

agree on adult whiskered tern
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 16:57
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By lou salomon
it's a juvenile montagu's harrier

it's a juvenile montagu's harrier
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 14:32
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By lou salomon
looks like a sparrowhawk to me (i also watched...

looks like a sparrowhawk to me (i also watched the video).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 14:29
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By lou salomon
problem is: feldegg multiply has hibridized with...

problem is: feldegg multiply has hibridized with flava and very many male feldegg have such a greenish nape in the intergradation zone (e.g. romania), while the rest of the bird looks perfect for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 14:24
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By lou salomon
first one looks very good for greater spotted...

first one looks very good for greater spotted eagle (colours on underwing coverts, dense and fine barring, structure) while the other is most probably a lesser spotted. the first greater spotted...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th September 2020, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By lou salomon
bird in the foreground is a juvenile common...

bird in the foreground is a juvenile common ringed plover and the one in the back is a juvenile dunlin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th September 2020, 16:12
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By lou salomon
...which goes down to the edge of the feathers...

...which goes down to the edge of the feathers and is bolder than in GSE. overall impression is LSE and i wonder if the apparent longer 7th finger isn't just due to still growing p3?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th September 2020, 14:56
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By lou salomon
adult goshawk has diffuse/absent/subdued fine...

adult goshawk has diffuse/absent/subdued fine barring on secondaries, sparrowhawk has bold and clearly contrasting barring on secondaries (and inner primaries).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th September 2020, 08:26
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By lou salomon
looks like a western sandpiper to me.

looks like a western sandpiper to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th September 2020, 08:20
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By lou salomon
it has a hind toe. and is smaller than common...

it has a hind toe. and is smaller than common ringed plover, sanderling is about same size.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th September 2020, 21:22
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By lou salomon
young herring gull.

young herring gull.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th September 2020, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By lou salomon
no. look carefully. primaries are slightly paler,...

no. look carefully. primaries are slightly paler, not jet black, they do have small white tips (crescents on tip) and they are proportionally shorter! of course there are many other things that make...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th September 2020, 09:02
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By lou salomon
long black primaries without pale tips, mike....

long black primaries without pale tips, mike. these kind of notches are possible in LBBG tertials, note however that pale border doesn't reach greater coverts.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th September 2020, 10:00
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By lou salomon
fully agree.

fully agree.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th September 2020, 09:58
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By lou salomon
hmmm, with that facial pattern i'd never ID the...

hmmm, with that facial pattern i'd never ID the second one as a willow warbler...from what i see, Sylvia borin for the second as well. not sure what to make with that bill though.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th September 2020, 09:48
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By lou salomon
it's a young common ringed, on structure.

it's a young common ringed, on structure.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th September 2020, 09:46
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By lou salomon
i think basically by narrower white tertial...

i think basically by narrower white tertial fringes, roland. that said i have never identified a juvenille semicollared in the field...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th September 2020, 09:38
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By lou salomon
it's a large gull but can't ID it from these...

it's a large gull but can't ID it from these pics. all white p10 tip doesn't help much here.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th September 2020, 17:04
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By lou salomon
i've listened to both on xeno-canto and have to...

i've listened to both on xeno-canto and have to say it is identic with upland sanpiper, not with wood thrush.
that said i've never heard any of them in nature.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd September 2020, 12:40
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By lou salomon
it's just a male wigeon with a hanging wing.

it's just a male wigeon with a hanging wing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd September 2020, 09:17
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By lou salomon
i agree on subadult LBBG. they can have flesh...

i agree on subadult LBBG. they can have flesh coloured legs, wings are too long for GBBG and same aged GBBG usually has a mirror on p10.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd September 2020, 09:14
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By lou salomon
the few dark centered median coverts are also pro...

the few dark centered median coverts are also pro northern.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 21:17
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By lou salomon
not sure that a large red gonys mark is a herring...

not sure that a large red gonys mark is a herring trait. during breeding time it can be extended in cachinnans to upper mandible though rarer than in michahellis and fuscus. size is variable. as to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 14:24
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By lou salomon
it surely has potential for a 3cy caspian gull....

it surely has potential for a 3cy caspian gull. outer primary (or primaries) are still 2nd generation and there might be a small mirror on p10 but not well enough visible. the all white head and...
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