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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 14:47
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I should emphasise that I'm not saying they're...

I should emphasise that I'm not saying they're Goldeneye but that I can't say for sure either way. If anyone can it would be good to get an explanation.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 14:29
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I think four is a Song Sparrow.

I think four is a Song Sparrow.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 13:27
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The Lynx guide describes Arctic as an uncommon...

The Lynx guide describes Arctic as an uncommon migrant and a bit less common than Pomarine and Long-tailed. On Ebird Long-tailed and Arctic seem to have a similar number of records (both less common...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th July 2019, 13:23
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Out of interest, how are people excluding...

Out of interest, how are people excluding juvenile Goldeneye here?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th July 2019, 18:11
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Welcome to BirdForum Tony. From what you've said...

Welcome to BirdForum Tony. From what you've said it could easily be either. They're both pretty widespread species in Britain. Did it dip its tail downwards at all? That's a good indicator for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th July 2019, 17:46
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I would say so yes.

I would say so yes.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th July 2019, 14:50
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The ones you can't do are all Meadow Pipits. 2...

The ones you can't do are all Meadow Pipits. 2 and 5 look correct to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th July 2019, 10:41
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Pochard - could be a female rather than a...

Pochard - could be a female rather than a juvenile.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th July 2019, 10:13
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I was thinking perhaps pale phase Short-tailed...

I was thinking perhaps pale phase Short-tailed Hawk. There's a suggestion of the head pattern for that species and also the white, relatively unmarked underparts. Shape also seems reasonable.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th July 2019, 09:38
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I also thought Smoke-coloured Pewee. Here's the...

I also thought Smoke-coloured Pewee. Here's the call:
https://www.xeno-canto.org/sounds/uploaded/YKKDTZHLUU/XC258870-65.121.12.Smoke-colored_Pewee.mp3
Forum: Scotland Sunday 7th July 2019, 22:04
Replies: 3,389
Views: 662,776
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Mostly still quiet here over recent days. On...

Mostly still quiet here over recent days. On Thursday a juvenile Stonechat on the north bank was a bit of a suprise, as it's a while since I've seen any adults.

This evening I enjoyed a moderately...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 16:41
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Honey Buzzard

Honey Buzzard
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 15:38
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
1&2. Common Whitethroat 3. Linnet

1&2. Common Whitethroat
3. Linnet
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th July 2019, 14:31
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
1. Parasitic Jaeger/ Arctic Skua 2. Great...

1. Parasitic Jaeger/ Arctic Skua
2. Great Cormorant

Otherwise these are correct.
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 7th July 2019, 11:20
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Of the sites you ask about I've been to 23 de...

Of the sites you ask about I've been to 23 de Junio and Silanche. I hired a guide in Mindo (Julia Patino) and she called 23 de Junio the previous day. I think you would need to contact them in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th July 2019, 15:18
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I think it's better for Marsh Warbler, although...

I think it's better for Marsh Warbler, although it's a bit on the slow side. It lacks the repeated call notes that Blyth's Reed tends to include and it also seems a bit too fast for that species.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th July 2019, 18:03
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Suspect it would be difficult to rule out Couch's...

Suspect it would be difficult to rule out Couch's from these pictures.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 17:43
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Do you mean 3&4? Think I agree if that's the...

Do you mean 3&4? Think I agree if that's the case.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 17:41
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
On range I think 1 should be Tibetan Blackbird...

On range I think 1 should be Tibetan Blackbird rather than Chinese.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 10:29
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I think we're generally saying 2 is a Pileated...

I think we're generally saying 2 is a Pileated Finch rather than a Uniform Finch.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 09:35
Replies: 35
Views: 1,058
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
It depends a bit what sort of 'jungle' you want...

It depends a bit what sort of 'jungle' you want and what kind of experience. There are lots of good areas of rainforest that you can access from public roads (Manu Road is maybe a classic example,...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 07:23
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Nice report. I went to Wanglang last summer and...

Nice report. I went to Wanglang last summer and also thought it was excellent.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 14:37
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Wonder if it's a House Finch that's been raised...

Wonder if it's a House Finch that's been raised with domestic canaries and picked up elements of their song?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 10:43
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Second one is possibly a Pileated Finch.

Second one is possibly a Pileated Finch.
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