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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 17:36
Replies: 64
Views: 14,240
Posted By Nutcracker
From Zoonomen:...

From Zoonomen: https://www.zoonomen.net/cit/jourm.html#Mongol.StranaTangut.
But it's found its way from there to wikispecies too, that can be corrected :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 17:33
Replies: 21
Views: 92
Posted By Nutcracker
The real fun will be if one of the control groups...

The real fun will be if one of the control groups shoots one and finds an American ring on it - or would they be too embarrassed to dare to admit it?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 17:31
Replies: 3
Views: 20
Posted By Nutcracker
1 - three Black-tailed Godwits, yes; the far left...

1 - three Black-tailed Godwits, yes; the far left bird is smaller, too blurry to tell what.
2 - Ruff Calidris pugnax :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 29
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes for me too :t:

Yes for me too :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 17:27
Replies: 2
Views: 32
Posted By Nutcracker
Grey ['Black-bellied'] for me :t:

Grey ['Black-bellied'] for me :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 17:25
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By Nutcracker
That's why I said 'suspect it is too' - not being...

That's why I said 'suspect it is too' - not being definite 8-P

The females have a shadow of the males' pattern, so I'd expect a female iberiae to have a darker head than a female flava - but telling...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 17:18
Replies: 21
Views: 92
Posted By Nutcracker
Nine years out of date . . . excellent...

Nine years out of date . . . excellent information 3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 17:12
Replies: 40
Views: 716
Posted By Nutcracker
Pretty much the same here - missing the Holy...

Pretty much the same here - missing the Holy Island Desert Warbler rankles particularly badly. No way of getting there, no-one offering lifts . . .

I've not been on a bus or train since the start...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 17:00
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Nutcracker
A juvenile Pied Wag :t:

A juvenile Pied Wag :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 16:55
Replies: 8
Views: 68
Posted By Nutcracker
Cross-posted, I'd not seen your post agreeing...

Cross-posted, I'd not seen your post agreeing with Steve (I was listening to several recordings, hence the time lag between your and my posts)!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 16:00
Replies: 8
Views: 68
Posted By Nutcracker
Do Fulvous Babblers ever occur in urban areas?...

Do Fulvous Babblers ever occur in urban areas? The only ones I saw in Morocco were in desert shrubland near a reservoir, not even suburban let alone high-rise city centre areas. Sorry, but I'm with...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:57
Replies: 21
Views: 92
Posted By Nutcracker
Last I saw was spring 2018, when a male spent 6...

Last I saw was spring 2018, when a male spent 6 weeks at Swallow Pond, Wallsend, Northumberland. None that I know of since, but a lot of people are suppressing sightings now to stop them from being...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 15:51
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By Nutcracker
Turnstone (the ones with the red legs!), Dunlin...

Turnstone (the ones with the red legs!), Dunlin and Sanderling :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 15:49
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By Nutcracker
The photo is a female Common Eider, eating a...

The photo is a female Common Eider, eating a mussel :t:


Sorry, don't know what the song/call is.
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:46
Replies: 40
Views: 716
Posted By Nutcracker
3:-)3:-)3:-)

3:-)3:-)3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 15:45
Replies: 40
Views: 716
Posted By Nutcracker
Not at all - just a general observation!...

Not at all - just a general observation! Apologies if you thought it was :t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 15:34
Replies: 152
Views: 12,289
Posted By Nutcracker
Galliformes are split onto two pages now; head...

Galliformes are split onto two pages now; head here: https://www.worldbirdnames.org/new/bow/pheasants/ :t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 15:13
Replies: 64
Views: 14,240
Posted By Nutcracker
Unless vlangalii is treated as a separate species...

Unless vlangalii is treated as a separate species to torquatus, it doesn't matter much as torquatus (Gmelin, 1789) long predates Przevalski's 1876 names :t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 15:03
Replies: 64
Views: 14,240
Posted By Nutcracker
Found it! Phasianus vlangalii - Page 116...

Found it!
Phasianus vlangalii - Page 116 (https://www.prlib.ru/en/node/686712#v=d&z=2&n=5&i=9021178_doc1.tiff&y=349&x=560) & plate XVI...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 14:53
Replies: 64
Views: 14,240
Posted By Nutcracker
Obvious English name for P. torquatus is...

Obvious English name for P. torquatus is Ring-necked Pheasant.

Perhaps Western Pheasant for P. colchicus s.str.? It occurs much further west than any other pheasant.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 14:32
Replies: 64
Views: 14,240
Posted By Nutcracker
Pages 116 and 119 of volume 2 of Przevalski's...

Pages 116 and 119 of volume 2 of Przevalski's Mongollia i strana tangutov; trechletnee pooteshestvieh v voctochnoi pagornii Azeen. It'll need a first reviser to decide which name to use if they are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:21
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By Nutcracker
Quite a striking bird! All the same, I'd still...

Quite a striking bird! All the same, I'd still say nominate P. p. phoenicurus though. Most of the time we are watching Redstarts is spring males, where any pale fringes have worn off; birds in fresh...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:15
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Nutcracker
I'd say safest to call them all Common. Post 2 #2...

I'd say safest to call them all Common. Post 2 #2 is the closest to being an Arctic, but even there, I reckon the flank streaking is too heavy. It would be interesting to see what it looked like a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 14:08
Replies: 40
Views: 716
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, I do wish people would be more careful about...

Yep, I do wish people would be more careful about not removing any of the square brackets when editing quote posts! Happens with such depressing regularity it seems some people just don't appear to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Whiskered Tern; there's a nice moulting...

Ditto to Whiskered Tern; there's a nice moulting adult 2nd from bottom left in both pics :t:
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