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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:03
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By andyb39
That looks right to me too.

That looks right to me too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:58
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By andyb39
Long-billed has occurred but as John says, is a...

Long-billed has occurred but as John says, is a vagrant. Little Ringed Plover, on the other hand, is common and I agree that this is what they are.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 11:56
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By andyb39
Yes, female Black-headed.

Yes, female Black-headed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 24th October 2020, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By andyb39
i don't have much experience with Bush Warblers....

i don't have much experience with Bush Warblers. According to both the eBird and Avibase checklists for Shandong province, Manchurian is the only Horornis to occur there, apart from Japanese (a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd October 2020, 15:19
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By andyb39
I don't think your bird is Japanese - upperparts...

I don't think your bird is Japanese - upperparts coloration is too coppery, the underparts look too pale grey and lack the inverted U and it looks as if the primary coverts have orange-brown edges...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st October 2020, 07:14
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By andyb39
I'm not sure what no.1 is but all the other IDs...

I'm not sure what no.1 is but all the other IDs are correct.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 08:22
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By andyb39
Agree with Andy.

Agree with Andy.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th October 2020, 03:55
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By andyb39
What I'm seeing seems to favour YBW.

What I'm seeing seems to favour YBW.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th October 2020, 13:39
Replies: 38
Views: 1,114
Posted By andyb39
That broad white area is missing on lilfordi,...

That broad white area is missing on lilfordi, which has a completely black mantle. The white bars on the wings are narrower and the back is not white at all, but black with ladder-like white...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th October 2020, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By andyb39
It looks superficially like Dark-sided but it's...

It looks superficially like Dark-sided but it's not right structurally - the bill and head are too large and the wings are nowhere near long enough. How about Grey-streaked?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th October 2020, 19:05
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By andyb39
Still a few coming through the Balkans!

Still a few coming through the Balkans!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th October 2020, 15:21
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By andyb39
I initially thought it was maybe Pallid (somewhat...

I initially thought it was maybe Pallid (somewhat rare in BD), but then someone said it looks like it could be pied that's molting and lost it's P9.

That may be the case, as the bird seems to have a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 19:29
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By andyb39
Looks good to me.

Looks good to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 08:46
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By andyb39
Were the terns seen inland, Peter - I mean at...

Were the terns seen inland, Peter - I mean at Al-Ain?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 08:43
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By andyb39
The call of Red-throated is quite distinctive...

The call of Red-throated is quite distinctive once you hear it - a rather drawn-out, sharp call which gets your attention.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 08:41
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By andyb39
I regularly see Buzzards with foxy-red...

I regularly see Buzzards with foxy-red underwing-coverts around my Bulgarian home. One bird is a dark morph with a dark terminal band. They're local residents, unlike the Steppe individuals coming...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 08:22
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By andyb39
Could be - the bill and feet seem to have a dark...

Could be - the bill and feet seem to have a dark red tint, but this may be misleading. This is what pointed me to Whiskered, but the bill shape isn't right on a second look. Surely not Common with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 08:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By andyb39
Could be - the bill and feet seem to have a dark...

Could be - the bill and feet seem to have a dark red tint, but this may be misleading. This is what pointed me to Whiskered, but the bill shape isn't right on a second look. Surely not common with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 12:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By andyb39
1st looks like Whiskered - the wings and tail are...

1st looks like Whiskered - the wings and tail are longer than the tail, not the other way round, fairly stout bill and bold stripe through the eye.

2nd also short-tailed but long thin bill and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd October 2020, 00:14
Replies: 4,242
Views: 767,776
Posted By andyb39
Yes, Blue.

Yes, Blue.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 26th September 2020, 07:10
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By andyb39
I think MSE probably is separable with care, and...

I think MSE probably is separable with care, and as Andy says, it's found exclusively at higher altitudes.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 26th September 2020, 07:03
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By andyb39
There are emarginations visible, yes. Nothing...

There are emarginations visible, yes. Nothing much on P5 as far as I can see but BRW doesn't always have an emarginated P5 as per Grahame. Is it my imagination, or can we see a tiny P1 sticking out...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th September 2020, 01:37
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By andyb39
A really puzzling bird and I wish there were more...

A really puzzling bird and I wish there were more images. It looks at first glance like an Acro with that heavy bill, rather broad tail with slightly pointed tips and even an apparent contrasting...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th September 2020, 00:50
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By andyb39
We seem to be overlooking the fact that the photo...

We seem to be overlooking the fact that the photo was taken in Perak, which is on the mainland, not in Borneo (MSE is a Bornean endemic). MSE has a limited distribution even in Sabah and Sarawak and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 17:39
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By andyb39
Steppe does occur but is scarce. GSE is far more...

Steppe does occur but is scarce. GSE is far more likely.
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