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Forum: Rare Bird Information Today, 14:46
Replies: 61
Views: 6,422
Posted By KenM
This bird is causing....qwhite a rump us. :eek!:

This bird is causing....qwhite a rump us. :eek!:
Forum: Rare Bird Information Today, 11:25
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By KenM
FWIW over the last few years I've recorded...

FWIW over the last few years I've recorded passage Chiff Chaff incidence through my garden Oct 1-14th

2016 up to the 14th - 16

2017 '' '' '' '' 12

2018 '' '' '' '' ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 10:18
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By KenM
John I have limited experience of this group,...

John I have limited experience of this group, albeit I have seen caligata at close quarters and my bird had an obvious warm buff tint to the shoulder and flanks which your bird appears to lack. Also...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 32
Views: 1,470
Posted By KenM
What was the date....and are they on your...

What was the date....and are they on your list?

Cheers
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 16:14
Replies: 61
Views: 6,422
Posted By KenM
I believe c30% smaller with white-edged...

I believe c30% smaller with white-edged secondaries, and with yesterday’s Southerly winds...a contender?
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 15:39
Replies: 51
Views: 1,747
Posted By KenM
Sniffle-sniffle...1st Winter Naumann's Thrush...

Sniffle-sniffle...1st Winter Naumann's Thrush astride Ivy hedge about five metres away whilst sitting at breakfast, choking on a grapefruit segment...cough-cough! ;)
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 12:10
Replies: 51
Views: 1,747
Posted By KenM
Either way you can't be divorced from being the...

Either way you can't be divorced from being the original finder (description and location), irrespective of how the credits were disseminated by the powers that be!

Hopefully your ''devastation''...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 09:53
Replies: 127
Views: 3,675
Posted By KenM
I think TringBirder's operative word ''context''...

I think TringBirder's operative word ''context'' kinda nails it Nick. There is an acute distinction between finding and IDing a rare/scarce ''brown job'' as opposed to turning up to the event, and...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 13:25
Replies: 265
Views: 25,114
Posted By KenM
......Michael Fish thought otherwise. ;)

......Michael Fish thought otherwise. ;)
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 11:09
Replies: 127
Views: 3,675
Posted By KenM
With the occasional exception....anything with...

With the occasional exception....anything with webbed feet and or long legs!

Apologies I strayed from topic...Pie-billed bloody Grebe! The most underwhelming thing I’ve ever seen, compounded by bad...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 07:51
Replies: 5,173
Views: 720,059
Posted By KenM
Wondering if yesterday’s influx compares with...

Wondering if yesterday’s influx compares with 2016, when many moved inland ie. more on the coast this time round, and might we expect similar?

Cheers
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 11th October 2018, 22:38
Replies: 55
Views: 2,405
Posted By KenM
New Bins purchased on the Friday, first...

New Bins purchased on the Friday, first ever''Twitch'' (c3.5 hr.drive) on the Saturday March 11th 1978. Walked up gradient path to the top, hearing (my then earliest ever Chiff Chaff), said to my...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th October 2018, 19:19
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By KenM
Quite a long-ish slim bill....I'd go for...

Quite a long-ish slim bill....I'd go for California Gull.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th October 2018, 18:17
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By KenM
Hermit/Townsend intergrade?

August: Whalen Island, Oregon Coast....seems to show features of both?

Cheers
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 10th October 2018, 10:07
Replies: 175
Views: 9,637
Posted By KenM
.....that would be A-spi-ring. :eek!:

.....that would be A-spi-ring. :eek!:
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 9th October 2018, 17:47
Replies: 5,173
Views: 720,059
Posted By KenM
There was one at Burnham Overy Staithe (Norfolk)...

There was one at Burnham Overy Staithe (Norfolk) at the weekend, unsure of any others?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th October 2018, 13:01
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By KenM
The grey in the ear covert, the white spectacles...

The grey in the ear covert, the white spectacles and the white UTC’s kinda make me think Cape May Warbler and FWIW being in a conifer helps?

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th October 2018, 22:05
Replies: 595
Views: 39,838
Posted By KenM
At last! you've become a respectable garden...

At last! you've become a respectable garden lister Jos, I've been looking diligently for one of those to complete my hat trick...but as of yet to no avail. ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th October 2018, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By KenM
I'm thinking Brown-headed Cowbird and Pine...

I'm thinking Brown-headed Cowbird and Pine Grosbeak for 1-2, pass on the others.

Cheers
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 8th October 2018, 18:38
Replies: 175
Views: 9,637
Posted By KenM
40 years!......since the last twitchable...

40 years!......since the last twitchable Wallcreeper. :-C
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th October 2018, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By KenM
Certainly not a stupid question Louis P, as was...

Certainly not a stupid question Louis P, as was mine....regarding the "short" primary projection, which I'd have thought would have been at odds with fuscus?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th October 2018, 14:38
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By KenM
Dark backed Gull on the Thames?

Found this yesterday late afternoon, certainly the darkest backed graellsii that I've ever seen, thus discounting fuscus,......intermedius was my next port of call.

However am unsure as to whether...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 8th October 2018, 13:42
Replies: 34
Views: 809
Posted By KenM
Must say Paul....the Green-brindled Crescent does...

Must say Paul....the Green-brindled Crescent does look a "bit good".

As an aside, last night was the first night that I've trapped....and found a fat zero in the pot!...anybody else had that...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 8th October 2018, 08:25
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By KenM
I suspect unfounded rumours that all surface...

I suspect unfounded rumours that all surface craft were fully booked for the Green Warbler, prompted this all or nothing attempt......:eek!:
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 7th October 2018, 19:43
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By KenM
A lot of the disappearing species as measured...

A lot of the disappearing species as measured over the last 50 years are historically at the edge of their NW range in Europe, thus any contraction (to determine the extent) should be measured...
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