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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th October 2020, 19:50
Replies: 2
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Posted By lou salomon
1st calendar year Western Gull

1st calendar year Western Gull
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 27th October 2020, 17:16
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Posted By lou salomon
well done!

well done!
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 27th October 2020, 14:02
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Posted By lou salomon
monticola saxatilis

monticola saxatilis
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 26th October 2020, 11:11
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Views: 588,609
Posted By lou salomon
true. barwit holds bill horizontally... so, i'm...

true. barwit holds bill horizontally...
so, i'm saying whimbrel, to be different.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Sunday 25th October 2020, 10:09
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Posted By lou salomon
Limosa lapponica?

Limosa lapponica?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 22nd October 2020, 13:06
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By lou salomon
michal, your bird's bill gives it away as a corn...

michal, your bird's bill gives it away as a corn bunting. it is much stronger and less pointed than e.g. on yellowhammer and pine bunting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st October 2020, 22:17
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By lou salomon
just want to confirm all of alexander's IDs....

just want to confirm all of alexander's IDs.
with 1cy YLG in the first pic,
2. showing a 3cy or 4cy YLG with a hormonal deficiency (thus rosy coloured legs and blackish bill)
3. 3cy YLG
4 and 5 med...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st October 2020, 19:25
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By lou salomon
agree on 3cy YLG for the bird in the original...

agree on 3cy YLG for the bird in the original post. why not pallid swifts? because they were dark? you'd need optimal backlight to see the brown colour in pallid.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th October 2020, 23:20
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By lou salomon
sorry Joao! my fault.

sorry Joao! my fault.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th October 2020, 20:44
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By lou salomon
Columba oenas :t:

Columba oenas :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th October 2020, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By lou salomon
it's definitely domestic. but an ancestry of...

it's definitely domestic. but an ancestry of (domestic) swan goose is still in there. swan geese are commonly held in romania.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th October 2020, 18:32
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By lou salomon
pretty good bird for the UK, isn't it?

pretty good bird for the UK, isn't it?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 16th October 2020, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By lou salomon
it's a dunlin. western sandpiper in this part of...

it's a dunlin. western sandpiper in this part of the world would be an absolute mega.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 16th October 2020, 14:20
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By lou salomon
wood sandpipers

wood sandpipers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 23:12
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By lou salomon
agreed, it's a yellow wagtail.

agreed, it's a yellow wagtail.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 16:39
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By lou salomon
not safely. but with such a little mark to p5 it...

not safely. but with such a little mark to p5 it has to be a herring gull.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 15:07
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By lou salomon
looks better for 1cy yellow wagtail.

looks better for 1cy yellow wagtail.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th October 2020, 15:25
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By lou salomon
agree on eurasian teal. white tail sides.

agree on eurasian teal. white tail sides.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 10:34
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By lou salomon
it's a 3cy YLG allright.

it's a 3cy YLG allright.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th October 2020, 10:09
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By lou salomon
thanks for digging this out, deb. a "definite...

thanks for digging this out, deb.
a "definite basic adult male" (in yank terms) it is then.
nutty, i think i've had this problem with ageing mergansers already, with finding out that even adults can...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th October 2020, 13:07
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By lou salomon
this wingpattern (arm) is diagnostic for male...

this wingpattern (arm) is diagnostic for male RBM, so, that's what it is. probably a 1cy.
Forum: Gulls Friday 9th October 2020, 19:50
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By lou salomon
from what i can discern, all are YLG. maybe there...

from what i can discern, all are YLG. maybe there are some caspians in there but would need better resolution pics.
an all black bill is actually a good pointer towards YLG in a 1st summer (2nd...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 19:46
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By lou salomon
all whiskered terns (pic 7 is an adult). as to...

all whiskered terns (pic 7 is an adult).
as to the difficulties with 1cy: i've never seen a white-winged tern with such scattered brown scapulars - always a good pointer towards whiskered.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 14:48
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By lou salomon
shorter bill, browner head, longer tail.

shorter bill, browner head, longer tail.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 07:52
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By lou salomon
yes

yes
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