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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:07
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Posted By KenM
Compact and relatively short-tailed...I’m in the...

Compact and relatively short-tailed...I’m in the Sharpie camp on this one.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 16:55
Replies: 857
Views: 56,122
Posted By KenM
Envious H!....especially as a colleague logged a...

Envious H!....especially as a colleague logged a baker's dozen a week ago barely a few hundred metres behind my drum.:-C
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 14:27
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By KenM
:t:

:t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 08:16
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By KenM
Confirmation and ID NE.London please.

Having trouble with this ''Swift'' type sp image 1?

Confirmation that image 2. is a Silver Y?

and 3. is not a very good shot apologies.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:00
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
.....mmm so there's at least two gears in the...

.....mmm so there's at least two gears in the gearbox. :t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st July 2020, 18:45
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By KenM
They're certainly good A. :t:

They're certainly good A. :t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st July 2020, 18:32
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By KenM
:t:

:t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st July 2020, 18:21
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
It was aimed at birdmeister, unsure what pavement...

It was aimed at birdmeister, unsure what pavement means in the US?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st July 2020, 15:44
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
Earlier this Spring (believe late May), a...

Earlier this Spring (believe late May), a Nightjar’s wing was found in the City of London on the sidewalk, (believed to have been a Peregrine victim). Would presume that it was taken at a sufficient...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st July 2020, 13:33
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By KenM
I’ve had a couple through over the last few days...

I’ve had a couple through over the last few days and have treated them as Uncertain, primarily because of the dark joining bar to the “lower” kidneys, also the lack of deeper/darker tone above and...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st July 2020, 11:47
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By KenM
The only comment I would make is “Lucky...

The only comment I would make is “Lucky Bugger”....I’ve only had the one...and they are superb! Regarding Poplar, it does look good, however I would wait for more expert opinions.

Cheers
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st July 2020, 09:10
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By KenM
Snout N.E.London

Oval rings towards the leading edge of wing...presume just variability within the Snouts?

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 15:12
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
Yes John, I used Com.Nighthawk as a comparative...

Yes John, I used Com.Nighthawk as a comparative because of it’s Wintering range perhaps more comparable to European Nightjar ie similar distances travelled between Breeding/Wintering areas as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 10:10
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
Interesting account Deb! I seem to recall...

Interesting account Deb! I seem to recall reading an article somewhere of an individual’s downward “whipping” (up and down) of a white handkerchief could attract any local males that were holding...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 08:24
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
Yes Nutty thanks, Nightjars would appear to be...

Yes Nutty thanks, Nightjars would appear to be less “speedy” than Nighthawks due to evolved shape and size, which may well explain their would be vulnerability during any diurnal movements albeit as...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th June 2020, 21:37
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By KenM
To my eye they appear to match Tropical...

To my eye they appear to match Tropical Mockingbird over Northern.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 29th June 2020, 15:24
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
Yes, thanks Andy, It was the behavioural...

Yes, thanks Andy, It was the behavioural differences on migration and diurnal activity over freshwater water which caught my imagination, ie in the old world I believe the “flocking” example and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 29th June 2020, 11:38
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By KenM
Nighthawks v Nightjars

Whilst in the USA last year Oregon to be more precise, I got a life tick in the shape of a Common Nighthawk, in direct sunlight late afternoon flying over a belt of pines.
It occurred to me that...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th June 2020, 11:00
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By KenM
The “apparent” white to the starboard underwing,...

The “apparent” white to the starboard underwing, could well be a low sun highlight...thus Goldie it may be.

Yours forever blurred. :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th June 2020, 08:51
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By KenM
You can see a white wing patch to the underwing...

You can see a white wing patch to the underwing coverts, this would be more likely on a juv. Bald Eagle, certainly doesn’t look like a Turkey Vulture.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th June 2020, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By KenM
I’d go with Marsh Sandpiper, the particularly...

I’d go with Marsh Sandpiper, the particularly fine bill I believe, supports the species.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th June 2020, 16:41
Replies: 857
Views: 56,122
Posted By KenM
I suppose the excitement of a double...

I suppose the excitement of a double whammy!...was just a prelude to you enjoying your oats later. ;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th June 2020, 15:15
Replies: 857
Views: 56,122
Posted By KenM
Clearly...both “well spotted” then Richard. ;)

Clearly...both “well spotted” then Richard. ;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 27th June 2020, 14:59
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By KenM
Artificial lighting worldwide must have a not...

Artificial lighting worldwide must have a not inconsiderable effect on nocturnal invertebrates...perhaps we should all eat more carrots?...now there’s an investment for the future. ;)
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 27th June 2020, 11:49
Replies: 432
Views: 9,333
Posted By KenM
Interesting Andy, that temperature might play a...

Interesting Andy, that temperature might play a part in “the cosmetics”. I enquired because in Lewingtons, it was illustrated and suggested that the base colour was of a sandy persuasion, the subject...
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