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Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Today, 00:55
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Nutcracker
I'd not be too sure! Once you add in bank...

I'd not be too sure! Once you add in bank currency transaction charges for a special import (if it's something not generally available in Britain), 113 becomes quite likely.


I once got told by my...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 00:51
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Nutcracker
Not true. They do breed in January :-O

Not true.


They do breed in January :-O
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Yesterday, 21:48
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Nutcracker
Never thought of that possibility! Seems unlikely...

Never thought of that possibility! Seems unlikely though, particularly as they are specifically sold for keyboard cleaning.


113 :eek!: :eek!: :eek!: it'd be cheaper to buy a new keyboard! :-O
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 13:44
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Nutcracker
No - no European Goldfinches in South Africa....

No - no European Goldfinches in South Africa. There is a small population of Chaffinches introduced in Cape Town, but SA hasn't suffered to the same extent as e.g. Australia or New Zealand have with...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Yesterday, 11:34
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Nutcracker
Try a blast one of those compressed air...

Try a blast one of those compressed air cleaners

(this sort of thing...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 01:33
Replies: 52
Views: 4,530
Posted By Nutcracker
The article doesn't say anything about moult time...

The article doesn't say anything about moult time and I don't know when it is for African, but an American Royal still with a full black crown in August must be pretty much unheard of? They usually...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 11th December 2018, 01:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By Nutcracker
I've seen Tengmalm's in winter in Denmark; silent...

I've seen Tengmalm's in winter in Denmark; silent at its day roost though.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 10th December 2018, 01:21
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Nutcracker
Not at the moment, but I guess there could be...

Not at the moment, but I guess there could be potential for future splits in the local endemic subspecies of African Marsh Owl (Asio capensis tingitanus) and Little Owl (Athene noctua saharae).
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Sunday 9th December 2018, 18:48
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Nutcracker
Sounded to me more like they were snorting them!...

Sounded to me more like they were snorting them! :-O
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 9th December 2018, 18:43
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Nutcracker
Maghreb Tawny Owl would've been my first thought...

Maghreb Tawny Owl would've been my first thought for a name for it, but Maghreb Wood Owl has the advantage that Tawny Owl can stay Tawny Owl, and doesn't have to be clarified as "European Tawny Owl"...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 9th December 2018, 17:42
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By Nutcracker
Wear those, and you'd get rounded up and shot by...

Wear those, and you'd get rounded up and shot by the gamekeeper :storm:
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 8th December 2018, 16:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By Nutcracker
I've seen a whole flock of them in USA, so ditto,...

I've seen a whole flock of them in USA, so ditto, not bothered to go for one in UK - just not worth it, too boring 3:-)

The ease of losing them among a flock of 'ordinary' Herring Gulls must make a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th December 2018, 09:41
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Nutcracker
Pied Wagtail will also often perch on Bracken...

Pied Wagtail will also often perch on Bracken fronds :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th December 2018, 09:39
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Red Knot

Ditto to Red Knot
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By Nutcracker
And for those who accept the IOC split of this,...

And for those who accept the IOC split of this, Myrtle Warbler :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 17:20
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Nutcracker
Apparently a frequent occurrence at night, they...

Apparently a frequent occurrence at night, they get confused and disoriented by the ship's lights and crash-land.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 17:17
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Nutcracker
A "call duck" (small, short-billed variant)...

A "call duck" (small, short-billed variant) domesticated Mallard :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 17:16
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes :t:

Yes :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 17:14
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Bushtit, in a Colorado Pinyon :t:

Ditto to Bushtit, in a Colorado Pinyon :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 17:12
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Lanius meridionalis :t:

Ditto to Lanius meridionalis :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 00:52
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Nutcracker
How about this one for an Icelandic Redwing...

How about this one for an Icelandic Redwing :t:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2014-05-31_Turdus_iliacus_coburni,_Reykjav%C3%ADk,_Iceland.jpg
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th December 2018, 18:57
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Dark-eyed Junco. The second pic is the...

Ditto to Dark-eyed Junco. The second pic is the scarce 'white-winged' subspecies (breeds in the Black Hills area, winters south of there into Colorado) :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th December 2018, 18:54
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Nutcracker
Think I'd err on the side of caution and put it...

Think I'd err on the side of caution and put it down as Mealy (Common) - those flank streaks look too thick and heavy for "classic" Arctic Redpoll. To be 'tickable' as Arctic it really has to combine...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th December 2018, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Red-winged Blackbird, female and/or 1st...

Ditto to Red-winged Blackbird, female and/or 1st winter :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th December 2018, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Nutcracker
In case Aliks doesn't know this name, it is...

In case Aliks doesn't know this name, it is generally treated as a subspecies of Black Kite (though 1 or 2 authorities split it as a separate species) :t:
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