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Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 17:25
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Posted By Nutcracker
"water birds" sounds more like instructions given...

"water birds" sounds more like instructions given to a gardener .... 3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 17:09
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Corker! :t: Another 'see inside' . . ....

Corker! :t:




Another 'see inside' . . . disallowed :-C



Excellent . . . but what have they done to the sea??! 3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 17:05
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Long shot, but dipped - that sandspit in the...

Long shot, but dipped - that sandspit in the middle of the Danube is a good loafing spot for Dalmatian Pelicans (it's where I ticked them...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 16:45
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Pretty sure I've got an Alpine Swift here - by...

Pretty sure I've got an Alpine Swift here - by the Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria. They breed here, tho' so do Pallid and Common as well. Thoughts,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 16:18
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
That Cinereous Harrier is a corker! Good to get...

That Cinereous Harrier is a corker! Good to get Coscoroba too :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:45
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Current total 87, unless I've missed anything!...

Current total 87, unless I've missed anything! Also if anyone can confirm any of the ones in the end section 'awaiting verification', please :t:

Red-legged Partridge
Common Pheasant
Mute Swan
Black...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:37
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Missed seeing this post somehow! Yes, got them...

Missed seeing this post somehow! Yes, got them now :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:31
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Yellow-legged Gull; already got it, but this is a...

Yellow-legged Gull; already got it, but this is a far better pic (one of the best yet of anything!) :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:17
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Good set! IOC treat EGE as a subspecies of GE,...

Good set! IOC treat EGE as a subspecies of GE, but who knows for the future!


I had the same with Holy Island causeway (Northumbs) - 2 km of glorious tidal mud, should be full of birds - not...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:10
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, Black Kites, for definite :t:

Yep, Black Kites, for definite :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:09
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Egyptian Goose (with goslings), Serpentine,...

Egyptian Goose (with goslings), Serpentine, London:
https://www.google.com/maps/@51.5047318,-0.1687766,3a,51y,16.4h,56.04t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sx9UhQv3j5guGnL6R6RbEYQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:57
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
And 3 Black-tailed Godwits, also at RSPB Pagham...

And 3 Black-tailed Godwits, also at RSPB Pagham Harbour:
https://www.google.com/maps/@50.7602763,-0.787236,3a,15y,279.18h,73.32t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sB-C65IMDLSHuAaLELEtSxA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:53
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
True I've got a decent large monitor! Too...

True I've got a decent large monitor!

Too long-tailed for either of those; with that dark face, my money's on Barn Swallow :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:49
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
[Pied] Avocet flanked by 2 Common Shelduck, RSPB...

[Pied] Avocet flanked by 2 Common Shelduck, RSPB Pagham Harbour:

https://www.google.com/maps/@50.7605661,-0.7872339,3a,15y,276.33h,81.63t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sbRDSH6y9mjGKQ0nrLzXLrw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:21
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Not a swift at all, but even better! Long tail,...

Not a swift at all, but even better! Long tail, falcon wings, underwing nearly white except for black tips: Lesser Kestrel, male :t::t::t:


Footage is July 2017
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:19
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Cat. 'E', more like . . . a bit like getting pics...

Cat. 'E', more like . . . a bit like getting pics at a zoo :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:32
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Nutcracker
Wow! Didn't know it could do text in photos!...

Wow! Didn't know it could do text in photos! Trouble is, is that just part of a general comment on where the species is from, or where that individual specimen is from??
Forum: Bird Behaviour Today, 12:22
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By Nutcracker
That seems likely; Spoonbills are notorious for...

That seems likely; Spoonbills are notorious for being almost totally silent :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:19
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Nutcracker
My personal largest flock in Northumbs is about...

My personal largest flock in Northumbs is about 30; that's decidedly rare to get that many, 2-8 is more normal.

Did see two large flocks (70+ in each flock) on the south coast of Portugal coming in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 11:38
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
The first two from Kruger NP are 'See inside', so...

The first two from Kruger NP are 'See inside', so disqualified ;)

The rest are good; I can't see the Little Black Cormorant, though? All I can find there is a flying egret (probably Eastern Cattle...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 11:26
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Regrettably, they're all 'See inside', not Street...

Regrettably, they're all 'See inside', not Street View, so disqualified :-C


Check the logo at the top left corner of the footage!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 11:19
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Nutcracker
Wiki commons: Terpsiphone in a Tokyo museum

Labelled Terpsiphone paradisi, but dating from before the split of SE Asian T. affinis and E Asian T. incei. No source location data unfortunately, unless in Japanese (which I can't read!). Is it...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 23:19
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
I see 4, possibly 5 :t: (and also a better Black...

I see 4, possibly 5 :t: (and also a better Black Swan, pan round to the right)
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 22:41
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
That's just tui bad. :t:

That's just tui bad.





:t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 22:05
Replies: 142
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nutcracker
Another Arctic Tern, slightly better than the...

Another Arctic Tern, slightly better than the Icelandic one; Shetland this...
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