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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 17:23
Replies: 5
Views: 101
Posted By PYRTLE
Me too; beautiful field sketch and notes, by the...

Me too; beautiful field sketch and notes, by the way.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 16:47
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By PYRTLE
A very bright juvenile Willow Warbler.

A very bright juvenile Willow Warbler.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:48
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By PYRTLE
Most likely to be golden plover.

Most likely to be golden plover.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:17
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By PYRTLE
5. Looks like a Spotted, strong clean and lengthy...

5. Looks like a Spotted, strong clean and lengthy supercillium, longer legs and longer finer bill.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Today, 14:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By PYRTLE
As you suggested, it's all conjecture..... from...

As you suggested, it's all conjecture..... from seemingly being tracked from Brittany rather than the closer peninsula. Again heading North on a heading towards Bournemouth, whereas in probability...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Today, 12:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By PYRTLE
14 miles isn't that significant is it? For a bird...

14 miles isn't that significant is it? For a bird of prey that has moved Northwest, albeit overland. The short toed Eagle on Scillies travelled further, even allowing that eagles can soar great...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Today, 10:35
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By PYRTLE
Try to get a copy of the late Martin Garner's...

Try to get a copy of the late Martin Garner's excellent Birding Frontiers which covered the groundbreaking identification of eastern stonechats. Steve Gantlett's excellent series of photos go a long...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 18th October 2018, 14:58
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By PYRTLE
What's your budget Coin Hound and how often are...

What's your budget Coin Hound and how often are you going to use these? Also just for star gazing, e.g. constellations or observing planets? I think a good 10 x 50 for hand held or up to a 12 or 15 x...
Forum: Northumberland Wednesday 17th October 2018, 19:33
Replies: 78
Views: 13,849
Posted By PYRTLE
Glass half full or half empty scenario.

Glass half full or half empty scenario.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 17th October 2018, 17:13
Replies: 289
Views: 27,940
Posted By PYRTLE
That system from the southern USA certainly has...

That system from the southern USA certainly has delivered the birds from up norf down to Scillies and in between off and on Western Ireland. Thrushes, Oriole, Tanager and Catbird but surprisingly not...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 17th October 2018, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By PYRTLE
Very much a seven striped sprite. Got to be one...

Very much a seven striped sprite. Got to be one of my favourite birds. Well done James.
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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 17th October 2018, 14:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1,939
Posted By PYRTLE
Enjoyed last night's programme more than the...

Enjoyed last night's programme more than the first. Good coverage on woodpeckers, red squirrels, bobcats and the piece with the brilliant artist David Sibley. Just the right amount and level of...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 17th October 2018, 14:24
Replies: 94
Views: 12,589
Posted By PYRTLE
Doesn't matter really, does it. You either saw...

Doesn't matter really, does it. You either saw the Anglesey bird or didn't.......any different and you're kidding yourself.
I know an ex BBRC member who saw the Welsh bird on the Saturday.
A...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 17th October 2018, 10:25
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By PYRTLE
Juvenile peregrines do have a lighter colour head...

Juvenile peregrines do have a lighter colour head and nape. It's always difficult to clinch an identification with a single photo like this but I fully agree with Tom.
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Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 16th October 2018, 17:52
Replies: 289
Views: 27,940
Posted By PYRTLE
Impossible to know but very likely, also think it...

Impossible to know but very likely, also think it brought the Scarlet Tanager to Co. Cork but we can't count that can we.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 14:30
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By PYRTLE
Not likely as you say due to the size and species...

Not likely as you say due to the size and species differences. The original theory is that a few ring necked parakeets escaped from a film set at Shepperton Studios back in the late 1950s and from...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 11:38
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By PYRTLE
Just think the neck ring is slightly redder than...

Just think the neck ring is slightly redder than the normal pinky colour.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 16th October 2018, 10:53
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, we've received your numerous blue larger...

Yes, we've received your numerous blue larger font sized replies Mike. Thanks.
As one or two have suggested, it's a human action rather than a natural predator. Not being a paid detective, I would go...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 16th October 2018, 09:31
Replies: 39
Views: 1,939
Posted By PYRTLE
Not sure, parts of it now are like a romantic...

Not sure, parts of it now are like a romantic movie. Chris P. and Michaela S. heading off in a gaz guzzling 1960s pick up to drive through the scenic Autumn fall forests, stopping at the kissing...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 06:52
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By PYRTLE
A North Norfolk bird a few weeks ago, that was...

A North Norfolk bird a few weeks ago, that was first identified as a Pallid but after a series of excellent photos was confirmed as a hybrid.
Why not?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 15th October 2018, 17:34
Replies: 289
Views: 27,940
Posted By PYRTLE
So, so close but sadly no cigar. All the best.

So, so close but sadly no cigar. All the best.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 15th October 2018, 17:15
Replies: 94
Views: 12,589
Posted By PYRTLE
Grey Catbird is at least a 2nd for Britain and...

Grey Catbird is at least a 2nd for Britain and Ireland.
One of my mates is on meltdown after being up in East Yorkshire today; I guess he's not alone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th October 2018, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By PYRTLE
Another duck hybrid RT.

Another duck hybrid RT.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Sunday 14th October 2018, 16:06
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By PYRTLE
He was seen and arrested at Cawston Woods/ Heath,...

He was seen and arrested at Cawston Woods/ Heath, an area rich for many species, near the Brecks. Part of the sites here are managed by a combination of the N.W.T. / Natural England and are pretty...
Forum: Opticron Sunday 14th October 2018, 14:30
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By PYRTLE
That's the whole concept, surely. How many brand...

That's the whole concept, surely. How many brand new and current 7 x 42 roof prisms are actually being offered on the market? And given that most of the much loved "alphas" in that spec. are no...
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