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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 11:14
Replies: 7
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Posted By Nutcracker
Dividing by 'global north' and 'global south' is...

Dividing by 'global north' and 'global south' is surely a very poor discriminant? Countries like Benin and Nicaragua are in the global north yet are downtrodden by the imperialists, while Australia...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:31
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Nutcracker
Cooper's Hawk; a juvenile :t:

Cooper's Hawk; a juvenile :t:
Forum: Migration Yesterday, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Nutcracker
IIRC, Carolina Conure was also cited as being at...

IIRC, Carolina Conure was also cited as being at least partly migratory - so perhaps Dan Theman is just a century (and a bit) out of date :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:58
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Nutcracker
Ooops! Sorry, looked at the wrong bird! Agree...

Ooops! Sorry, looked at the wrong bird!

Agree now with juv Curlew Sandpiper for the left hand, but it is strange the way the bill looks straight (particularly in pic #1).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:50
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Nutcracker
#2 Fiscal Flycatcher with pollen staining on its...

#2 Fiscal Flycatcher with pollen staining on its face?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Nutcracker
A juvenile Common Redshank - note the red legs in...

A juvenile Common Redshank - note the red legs in the 2nd pic :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:12
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By Nutcracker
Bulrushes (Typha latifolia, a.k.a. 'cattail') in...

Bulrushes (Typha latifolia, a.k.a. 'cattail') in case it is of any relevance :t:
Forum: Bird Behaviour Yesterday, 20:09
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes, frequently, on these few hot summer days...

Yes, frequently, on these few hot summer days when ants are doing their mating flights - there's so many of them that even the clumsy aerial feeding rate for Herring Gulls becomes profitable. It's a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 17:58
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Nutcracker
Good call!

Good call!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:56
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Nutcracker
Or been on the drink? 3:-)

Or been on the drink? 3:-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:53
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Nutcracker
The first letter of a word at the start of a...

The first letter of a word at the start of a name, or after a space, is a capital letter; the first letter of a word after a hyphen is lower case:
Great White Egret
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:46
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Nutcracker
Just "Bonelli's Warbler" in older books...

Just "Bonelli's Warbler" in older books :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th August 2020, 20:25
Replies: 29
Views: 446
Posted By Nutcracker
Aye, should clarify, birders who offer lifts to...

Aye, should clarify, birders who offer lifts to other carless birders may gain a reduction in the penalty (or even be exempted if the car is filled) :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2020, 13:50
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Nutcracker
Not necessarily; adult terns often go on feeding...

Not necessarily; adult terns often go on feeding their chicks for some time after leaving the breeding colony. Could be anything up to 100 km from the breeding site, perhaps even more.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th August 2020, 11:39
Replies: 29
Views: 446
Posted By Nutcracker
I can hear shrews, Grasshopper Warblers,...

I can hear shrews, Grasshopper Warblers, Redwings, etc.

I can hear bats, very occasionally, but they're so rare these days with the collapse in insect numbers that it isn't often one can.

I can't...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th August 2020, 11:24
Replies: 65
Views: 1,614
Posted By Nutcracker
You can't really talk when it doesn't seem to...

You can't really talk when it doesn't seem to have stopped you getting Desert Warbler though, against covid regulations. :C :storm:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2020, 11:14
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Nutcracker
Meadow Pipit :t:

Meadow Pipit :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2020, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Common Pochard :t:

Ditto to Common Pochard :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2020, 10:55
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Nutcracker
Colour-ringed juvenile Black 40....; if you have...

Colour-ringed juvenile Black 40....; if you have other pics with more of the leg visible, should be able to find out where it's from :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2020, 10:53
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Nutcracker
More birds reproducing by spores? Agree with...

More birds reproducing by spores? Agree with Little Tern.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th August 2020, 23:39
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Nutcracker
Cooper's for me

Cooper's for me
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th August 2020, 23:13
Replies: 65
Views: 1,614
Posted By Nutcracker
Just 2 this morning for me, but I wasn't...

Just 2 this morning for me, but I wasn't searching very hard.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th August 2020, 23:08
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By Nutcracker
Me neither, but looking at pics, agree that's a...

Me neither, but looking at pics, agree that's a better fit than Kentish :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th August 2020, 12:28
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes :t:

Yes :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th August 2020, 12:27
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Nutcracker
Just looked at the pic again, it does have both...

Just looked at the pic again, it does have both wings, my error above!
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