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Forum: Birds Of Prey Yesterday, 15:43
Replies: 8
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Posted By Jon Turner
That's good news John, thanks for the update. Of...

That's good news John, thanks for the update. Of course other more insidious forms of persecution continue.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Yesterday, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By Jon Turner
Tom Gullick told us about this problem when we...

Tom Gullick told us about this problem when we did his assault course in 1992. SIE were frying as they took off from the pylons and each wing touched a different cable. He had the wherewithal to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st June 2020, 15:17
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Jon Turner
The great Bryan Bland once showed his group (in...

The great Bryan Bland once showed his group (in Southern Spain somewhere I think) a Great Bustard displaying. It turned out to be a man on a bicycle...

Don't worry. We all do it!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st June 2020, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Jon Turner
These are Cormorants.

These are Cormorants.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 31st May 2020, 13:44
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By Jon Turner
Titanic.

Titanic.
Forum: Latest news from the RSPB Saturday 23rd May 2020, 12:06
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Jon Turner
Looking forward to Ham Wall opening....

Looking forward to Ham Wall opening....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd May 2020, 20:03
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Jon Turner
Droopy bill. Is it a Mediterranean Gull.

Droopy bill. Is it a Mediterranean Gull.
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 21st May 2020, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By Jon Turner
Beautiful animals: The one I saw on the Coto...

Beautiful animals: The one I saw on the Coto didn't seem at all worried having three small bus-loads of us admiring him (or her).
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th May 2020, 21:09
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Jon Turner
That's fabulous. Hope they fledge successfully.

That's fabulous. Hope they fledge successfully.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 07:50
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jon Turner
Just had an email from my friend who was with me ...

Just had an email from my friend who was with me - he has ears that can hear high pitched calls, and said thus:

but the bird did call, a distinctive high pitched tseep,

So, sorry for not including...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 07:43
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jon Turner
Thanks for the inputs all. I asked because it...

Thanks for the inputs all. I asked because it didn't quite fit any of the Yellow Wagtail pics in the Collins guide. So interesting to see what others think.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th May 2020, 21:13
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jon Turner
Here's some other rather poor images. Can't see...

Here's some other rather poor images. Can't see the claws on any of the pics. I was just glad to get a shot at all!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th May 2020, 20:48
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jon Turner
I'll look through the others, what do you need to...

I'll look through the others, what do you need to see most?! Didn't hear it call.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th May 2020, 18:31
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jon Turner
Yellow Wagtail race

Picture taken this evening in North Devon: Blue-headed?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th May 2020, 20:54
Replies: 35
Views: 804
Posted By Jon Turner
An updated report now on CBWPS.

An updated report now on CBWPS.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th May 2020, 14:11
Replies: 35
Views: 804
Posted By Jon Turner
May be worth noting that one of the birds seen at...

May be worth noting that one of the birds seen at the Lizard on 9th was wing-tagged (photo by Tony Blunden on CBWPS) and identified as a 1st cal year bird from Grisedale forest in Cumbria, one of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 28th April 2020, 19:06
Replies: 49
Views: 1,575
Posted By Jon Turner
Saw my first 2 Swifts this morning - with lots of...

Saw my first 2 Swifts this morning - with lots of Swallows and Martins. Brought in by the rain?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th April 2020, 08:34
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Jon Turner
The book doesn't give any help for juvs! And I...

The book doesn't give any help for juvs! And I wasn't at all convinced of Robin - the legs are far too strong! Bellbird it is then!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th April 2020, 19:10
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Jon Turner
Juvenile NZ Robin? There were LOTS of Robins...

Juvenile NZ Robin? There were LOTS of Robins there when I visited in 2014. I can't find anything that looks like it in the NZ book.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th April 2020, 18:37
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Jon Turner
Have you considered juvenile Blackcap?

Have you considered juvenile Blackcap?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th April 2020, 06:43
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jon Turner
Not sure of the exact order, but here's a...

Not sure of the exact order, but here's a list:

Carrion Crow
Rook
Pied Crow
Jackdaw
Magpie
Jay
Raven
Chough
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st April 2020, 19:10
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Jon Turner
Sedge for me too. Y-B Warbler is a tiny Phyllosc...

Sedge for me too. Y-B Warbler is a tiny Phyllosc with a very fine bill. This one is a bigger bird altogether.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 12:28
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Jon Turner
Cattle

I think I mentioned up thread that the local cattle, when they arrive would be interested in these devices. Well they arrived yesterday and this is the result on one of the devices. Ha ha ha.:-O
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 14th April 2020, 21:11
Replies: 100
Views: 4,829
Posted By Jon Turner
Can't understand why I haven't seen this thread...

Can't understand why I haven't seen this thread before! I've done 'go-rounds' a couple of times: once at Bristol Airport, for no apparent reason. The lady beside me grabbed my arm so tight I had to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th April 2020, 16:36
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Jon Turner
Looks exactly like the bird I saw from my garden...

Looks exactly like the bird I saw from my garden the day before yesterday. All too brief, but big and bulky taking no nonsense from the local Crows. A few minutes before I had been watching a local...
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