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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 15:03
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Those are also features of Mountain Serpent Eagle...

Those are also features of Mountain Serpent Eagle though John ;).

Looking at Deb's linked image of MSE I can see what she means amount the structural difference in the wings. I had real trouble...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:59
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By Larry Sweetland
How are you excluding Green-crowned from that...

How are you excluding Green-crowned from that last pic?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 06:36
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Can anything be determined from the tail pattern...

Can anything be determined from the tail pattern here? (Larophobe trying to learn!)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 06:09
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Warbling

Warbling
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th September 2020, 07:57
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Larry Sweetland
My thoughts too

My thoughts too
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th September 2020, 19:04
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I think the photos are too blurred to be sure...

I think the photos are too blurred to be sure that the features that you have mentioned are necessarily a true representation of what the bird looks like in reality.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th September 2020, 14:59
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Greater for me

Greater for me
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th September 2020, 12:32
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Weaver, either Village or Southern Masked. I'm...

Weaver, either Village or Southern Masked. I'm leaning towards Village
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th September 2020, 09:56
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By Larry Sweetland
It's a Hermit Warbler

It's a Hermit Warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th September 2020, 15:13
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I can't see why it isn't a Spanish Sparrow. Wing...

I can't see why it isn't a Spanish Sparrow. Wing bars rule out most weavers too, I think
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th September 2020, 15:12
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I can't see why it isn't a Spanish Sparrow

I can't see why it isn't a Spanish Sparrow
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th September 2020, 15:03
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Larry Sweetland
1,2 Brown Honeyeater 3,4 Lemon-bellied Flycatcher

1,2 Brown Honeyeater
3,4 Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th September 2020, 09:59
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Yes, Cape Barren Goose

Yes, Cape Barren Goose
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th August 2020, 18:56
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Larry Sweetland
The Smew is very unlikely to be of wild origin at...

The Smew is very unlikely to be of wild origin at this time of year.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th August 2020, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Shooting from the hip I'd go for whichever form...

Shooting from the hip I'd go for whichever form of ' Western' is likely at the location (Pacific Slope?) for the first bird, and Western Wood Peewee for the 2nd.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st August 2020, 09:52
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd be a bit worried about this, if I'd seen it,...

I'd be a bit worried about this, if I'd seen it, because I've never seen I.opaca, and I'd want it to be one! I'd want my first one to have a more obviously broad bill and more distinctive face. But...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 19th August 2020, 20:35
Replies: 29
Views: 1,023
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Well put John

Well put John
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th July 2020, 18:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Pretty good match I think, though the bill does...

Pretty good match I think, though the bill does look a little heavier on the OP bird. Could be angle or individual variation though I'd guess.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th July 2020, 15:15
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Talking The apparently stubby bill is worrying me too...

The apparently stubby bill is worrying me too Mac, but my experience of these is fading fast!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th July 2020, 09:55
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I wouldn't go on drawings to identify a lark like...

I wouldn't go on drawings to identify a lark like this. Up to you of course, but I think we need Tib here really. For me I'd first want to know why it isn't a Rufous-naped Lark before going anywhere...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th July 2020, 09:52
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Looks like a Rufous-naped to me

Looks like a Rufous-naped to me
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:21
Replies: 220
Views: 7,205
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Wasn't he the guy who picked a pile of pitta...

Wasn't he the guy who picked a pile of pitta pellets?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:12
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd (tentatively) go for Rufous-naped

I'd (tentatively) go for Rufous-naped
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd June 2020, 21:10
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Agree

Agree
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 21st June 2020, 12:55
Replies: 220
Views: 7,205
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I think one of the really wonderful things about...

I think one of the really wonderful things about birding is the rich variety of names drawn from a multitude of places for a multitude of reasons at different points in time. The accelerating rate of...
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