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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:29
Replies: 595
Views: 39,877
Posted By Richard Prior
Keep your 'pecker up!

After a September with not a single addition to the Garden Year List it's been hard to keep my spirits up, especially reading of all the goodies being seen this autumn by some of you. So perhaps...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 13th October 2018, 09:56
Replies: 91
Views: 4,114
Posted By Richard Prior
No Nutty, itís not a Skate, itís bigger than...

No Nutty, itís not a Skate, itís bigger than that;)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 12th October 2018, 19:22
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Richard Prior
Always look forward to your Sanday story each...

Always look forward to your Sanday story each year Mark, looking forward to the rest.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 12th October 2018, 14:28
Replies: 595
Views: 39,877
Posted By Richard Prior
Sounds like you made a good move there!

Sounds like you made a good move there!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th October 2018, 19:42
Replies: 595
Views: 39,877
Posted By Richard Prior
Nice one Jos, congratulations. A bit miffed here...

Nice one Jos, congratulations.
A bit miffed here as our next door neighbour almost certainly saw some Goosander flying down the valley this morning, her description was annoyingly accurate!
Iím...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 11:45
Replies: 595
Views: 39,877
Posted By Richard Prior
Excellent stuff Wari! Still having a very quiet...

Excellent stuff Wari! Still having a very quiet autumn here, first snow on the mountains yesterday and frost here, so the first Brambling of the autumn was no surprise, one day earlier than last...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 1st October 2018, 14:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By Richard Prior
Not an American Golden Savi's then?;)

Not an American Golden Savi's then?;)
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Sunday 30th September 2018, 18:19
Replies: 91
Views: 4,114
Posted By Richard Prior
There goes Nutty in his fetching pale blue UN...

There goes Nutty in his fetching pale blue UN Peacekeepers helmet!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 30th September 2018, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Richard Prior
Look like Meadow Pipits to me.

Look like Meadow Pipits to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th September 2018, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Richard Prior
Linnets I reckon.

Linnets I reckon.
Forum: Conservation Saturday 29th September 2018, 14:52
Replies: 1,359
Views: 79,612
Posted By Richard Prior
Nooooo - Life's too short and there's birding to...

Nooooo - Life's too short and there's birding to do ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th September 2018, 14:46
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By Richard Prior
I agree with you Mark, looks more like a...

I agree with you Mark, looks more like a White-rumped to me too.
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 29th September 2018, 10:03
Replies: 91
Views: 4,114
Posted By Richard Prior
Teddington Lock is the tidal limit Andy. Pub open...

Teddington Lock is the tidal limit Andy.
Pub open already? It sounds like a very civilised twitchB (:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th September 2018, 18:48
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By Richard Prior
Certainly looks like the Caucasian Chiffchaffs we...

Certainly looks like the Caucasian Chiffchaffs we saw in Armenia this spring.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th September 2018, 18:22
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Richard Prior
Yes, all look like BhG to me.

Yes, all look like BhG to me.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 24th September 2018, 18:41
Replies: 5,174
Views: 720,156
Posted By Richard Prior
50 years to the day that there was a Nutcracker...

50 years to the day that there was a Nutcracker at Spurn (England) apparently!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th September 2018, 15:53
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Richard Prior
Red-rumped indeed, the young birds have the rump...

Red-rumped indeed, the young birds have the rump like this.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 24th September 2018, 14:06
Replies: 5,174
Views: 720,156
Posted By Richard Prior
Another one to whet the appetite - 1st year...

Another one to whet the appetite - 1st year Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler trapped at the ringing station at Trťogat, FinistŤre today.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th September 2018, 15:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,945
Posted By Richard Prior
Ah, I hadnít properly looked at the rear end...

Ah, I hadnít properly looked at the rear end problŤmes on the foreground bird so I suspect I jumped into the Baillonís camp too fast. I have to admit, the Baillonís I have seen have all looked more...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th September 2018, 11:36
Replies: 43
Views: 1,945
Posted By Richard Prior
Baillon's remains the least known of the WP...

Baillon's remains the least known of the WP crakes in terms of breeding density but there's no reason why it shouldn't be present in Romania, as a scarce breeder (as Cramp and co. in BWP suggested)...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 17:40
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Richard Prior
Yes they are Max!

Yes they are Max!
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 15th September 2018, 18:02
Replies: 595
Views: 39,877
Posted By Richard Prior
Mammal action here too, on Thursday a Red...

Mammal action here too, on Thursday a Red Squirrel carrying a large green pear (!) and a Roe Deer strolled past the kitchen window as we were having breakfast around dawn this morning.
No new birds...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th September 2018, 16:25
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Richard Prior
As you say Louis, itís very difficult to put a...

As you say Louis, itís very difficult to put a name to the species you noted, for the first, if it was giving you the impression of being all dark but a prominent white flash in the wing, a Great...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th September 2018, 18:56
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By Richard Prior
Certainly more obvious in Eleonora's Ken, but the...

Certainly more obvious in Eleonora's Ken, but the strong sunlight shining down on this bird shows Hobby can also show darker too:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th September 2018, 11:51
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By Richard Prior
Honey Buzzards indeed George, but the raptor is a...

Honey Buzzards indeed George, but the raptor is a Hobby in this case.
Edit to clarify why it's not Eleonora's, look at the white cheek with the black descending into it (rounded on Eleonora's). Also...
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