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Forum: Lists Saturday 29th September 2018, 17:14
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
A week on Langeoog (German North Sea island) saw...

A week on Langeoog (German North Sea island) saw some massive flocks 1000+ of various waders and added the following to my year list:

169 Common Eider
170 Common Ringed Plover
171 Little...
Forum: Lists Wednesday 12th September 2018, 09:36
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Found some unsorted photos from May at the...

Found some unsorted photos from May at the Rieselfelder, Münster (Westf), Germany on another camera body

168 Common Greenshank
Forum: Lists Saturday 8th September 2018, 11:43
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Steinhorster Becken Germany 08 Sept 2018 166...

Steinhorster Becken Germany 08 Sept 2018

166 Curlew Sandpiper
167 Hooded Merganser
Forum: Lists Monday 27th August 2018, 14:39
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
165 Grey-headed Woodpecker L in Paderborn 20 Sept...

165 Grey-headed Woodpecker L in Paderborn 20 Sept (belated entry)
Forum: Lists Sunday 5th August 2018, 15:23
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Glad it is not just me then! We had lots of Barn...

Glad it is not just me then! We had lots of Barn Swallows though. Im heading to Langeoog in September then Sri Lanka in November/December for a round trip, so I should get more than 400 birds and...
Forum: Lists Sunday 5th August 2018, 15:11
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
At the Rieselfelder near Münster, Germany...

At the Rieselfelder near Münster, Germany today:

162 Water Rail (juvenile)
163 European Reed Warbler
164 Eurasian Spoonbill
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st July 2018, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Andy Hurley
Ha ha ha, I was 16 then. We don't get typhoons...

Ha ha ha, I was 16 then.

We don't get typhoons here but storm Carilla(sp) damaged a lot of trees and the woods around here (Paderborn) were closed to the public for about 8 weeks. They still haven't...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st July 2018, 07:33
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Andy Hurley
Its the same here. Today in Kitzingen, ( a couple...

Its the same here. Today in Kitzingen, ( a couple of hours south) the predicted temperature will reach 39°C. A lack of rain is affecting the crops badly, but the worst is the temperature does not...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th July 2018, 10:36
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Andy Hurley
Of course, you are absolutely correct. I don't...

Of course, you are absolutely correct. I don't know what happened when I read it. It is usually the male that is more colourful, as we all know. (I blame this never ending heat wave, LOL) How are you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th July 2018, 09:44
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Andy Hurley
Hi MacNara, Looking at my Sibley, the juvenile...

Hi MacNara,
Looking at my Sibley, the juvenile has a red crown (front of head), could be orange as per HBW, but the adult doesn't. The adult female has the red patch of the other bird at the rear of...
Forum: Lists Thursday 26th July 2018, 07:33
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
At Last I see a bird that I normally see in May...

At Last I see a bird that I normally see in May at the lastest. In Paderborn:

161 Common House Martin
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 25th July 2018, 08:01
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Andy Hurley
Massive bib, greyish, not brownish underside: as...

Massive bib, greyish, not brownish underside: as Jon, its a Sombre Tit for me too
Forum: Lists Sunday 22nd July 2018, 10:51
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
An early start at the Emsquelle (Source of the...

An early start at the Emsquelle (Source of the River Ems) Germany gave these 5 year birds:

156 Crested Tit
157 Firecrest
158 Marsh Tit
159 Spotted Flycatcher
160 Black Woodpecker
Forum: Lists Sunday 20th May 2018, 16:31
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
A trip to the Zwillbrocker Venn on the German /...

A trip to the Zwillbrocker Venn on the German / Dutch border added the following birds:

151 Chilean Flamingo (with chicks)
152 Greater Flamingo (with chicks)
153 Common Cuckoo
154 Mediterranean...
Forum: Lists Thursday 17th May 2018, 14:32
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Paderborn, 17 May: 150 Icterine Warbler

Paderborn, 17 May:
150 Icterine Warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th May 2018, 14:35
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Andy Hurley
Ok, thanks for your input

Ok, thanks for your input
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 10:16
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Andy Hurley
Thanks Jape. Do you think this is a case of...

Thanks Jape. Do you think this is a case of melanism then?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 07:50
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Andy Hurley
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 06:57
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Andy Hurley
Thanks for brightening Nutcracker. The broad...

Thanks for brightening Nutcracker. The broad patch is an interesting thought, thanks Bobbit! Adam, I normally see the blue as blue, but not here, even on the brightened bird. You can see it though,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 13:32
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Andy Hurley
Certainly the more likely of the two, as it is...

Certainly the more likely of the two, as it is quote "a fairly common breeding resident". Richard's is a "fairly rare and regular winter migrant to lowland and lower hills."*



*Helm Field Guides...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 10:31
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Andy Hurley
Unusual Blue Tit from Usedom (German/Polish border) Apr 2018

This Blue Tit seems to be lacking any blue and has a broad white stripe on its belly. Can anyone please tell me what causes this, or is it hybrid of some sort?

Thanks for your help
Forum: Lists Saturday 12th May 2018, 10:25
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Another from Paderborn (a balcony first!) 149...

Another from Paderborn (a balcony first!)

149 Common Whitethroat
Forum: Lists Sunday 6th May 2018, 06:41
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Paderborn, 5 May: 148 Pied Flycatcher

Paderborn, 5 May:

148 Pied Flycatcher
Forum: Lists Friday 4th May 2018, 15:55
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
Paderborn, 4 May: 147 Common Swift Summer is on...

Paderborn, 4 May:

147 Common Swift

Summer is on the way!
Forum: Lists Saturday 28th April 2018, 20:20
Replies: 294
Views: 21,692
Posted By Andy Hurley
A visit to Usedom on the German/Polish border...

A visit to Usedom on the German/Polish border gave these birds:

122 White tailed Eagle
123 Common Tern
124 Long tailed Duck
125 Sedge Warbler
126 Common Reed Bunting
127 Garden Warbler
128...
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