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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 21:28
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Yes, I think you're right.

Yes, I think you're right.
Forum: Scotland Today, 21:13
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The darker evenings are coming pretty rapidly it...

The darker evenings are coming pretty rapidly it seems. Things were fairly quiet this evening. At sea six Manx Shearwaters, a Bonxie and seven Arctic Terns were on the move.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 21:07
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Welcome to BirdForum. Can you say anything more...

Welcome to BirdForum. Can you say anything more about the recording and whether any information was provided with it e.g. the approximate location?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 15:22
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Yes

Yes
Forum: Scotland Yesterday, 21:07
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The weather was back to cool, dull and breezy...

The weather was back to cool, dull and breezy this evening. Birds were a bit thin on the ground but I eventually had some success. A Wheatear on the golf course was my first of the autumn. Not too...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:11
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Agree with Roland.

Agree with Roland.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Yesterday, 17:10
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
If you're thinking of spending big on the tripod,...

If you're thinking of spending big on the tripod, I'd suggest something from the Gitzo Traveller series...
Forum: Scotland Wednesday 12th August 2020, 20:29
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Today looked potentially very interesting. As you...

Today looked potentially very interesting. As you will have seen (very tragically) on the news, this area was hit by substantial thunderstorms during the early part of the morning. The combination of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th August 2020, 20:33
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The second is an eclipse male Wood Duck.

The second is an eclipse male Wood Duck.
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 11th August 2020, 19:51
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Another interesting day here, with some more...

Another interesting day here, with some more unexpected patch gold action. The weather was pretty misty most of the day with the odd spot of light rain. Migrants weren't really in evidence, although...
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 11th August 2020, 19:39
Replies: 327
Views: 74,658
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I've not even been able to get the old totaliser...

I've not even been able to get the old totaliser out yet this autumn. No Purple Sandpipers here yet!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th August 2020, 19:03
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Franklin's Gull - has too much white in the wing...

Franklin's Gull - has too much white in the wing tip for Laughing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th August 2020, 16:44
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I think the black streaking on breast and flanks...

I think the black streaking on breast and flanks rather than greyish chevrons are much better for Great Knot than Red Knot.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th August 2020, 11:00
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Gadwall

Gadwall
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 10th August 2020, 21:05
Replies: 72
Views: 1,878
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Still 46 over my neighbourhood in Aberdeen this...

Still 46 over my neighbourhood in Aberdeen this evening, a similar number to what I was getting a couple of weeks ago. They're still hanging about round here.
Forum: Scotland Monday 10th August 2020, 20:58
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Thanks BN! Quite a bit was turning up on the...

Thanks BN!

Quite a bit was turning up on the east coast today, so I set off late in the afternoon for a thorough look around. It turned out to be very good but not in quite the way I expected.

I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th August 2020, 12:53
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I think it's a juvenile Eastern Towhee.

I think it's a juvenile Eastern Towhee.
Forum: Scotland Sunday 9th August 2020, 19:08
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Thanks for keeping the thread up-to-date BN. I'd...

Thanks for keeping the thread up-to-date BN. I'd heard another report of a Great Spotted Woodpecker recently, so it seems as if one has been hanging around.

I had a good wander around today, in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th August 2020, 08:22
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Yes. Nice picture.

Yes. Nice picture.
Forum: UK & Ireland County By County Patches Monday 3rd August 2020, 20:41
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Fun fact: I had never been to Knoydart... until...

Fun fact: I had never been to Knoydart... until today! I went over on the ferry from Mallaig to meet up with my brother and his partner, who are staying over there. We just stuck to the area around...
Forum: Scotland Friday 31st July 2020, 21:27
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Rather quiet in the strong SE wind this evening....

Rather quiet in the strong SE wind this evening. Surprisingly little was moving at sea and waders were fairly routine, with three Dunlin the best of it. 67 Goosander and 57 Swifts were good counts.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 17:56
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Welcome to BirdForum, Paul. Your bird is a Swift...

Welcome to BirdForum, Paul. Your bird is a Swift and it looks like a young one. I suspect it's fine and has maybe only recently left the nest. It may fly off of its own accord, as it looks capable of...
Forum: Scotland Wednesday 29th July 2020, 21:39
Replies: 3,634
Views: 717,940
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The best things were seen from home today. Two...

The best things were seen from home today. Two Bonxies went north mid-afternoon. Early evening I again saw two youngish looking Otters playing about together by the north pier.

A wander round the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th July 2020, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
1 is a Curlew because the head pattern isn't...

1 is a Curlew because the head pattern isn't strong enough for a Whimbrel. When you see a Whimbrel, it will stand out more than this.

I can't see anything other than Herring Gulls in picture 2 and...
Forum: Scotland Wednesday 29th July 2020, 21:30
Replies: 397
Views: 96,111
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
You should be able to see Kittiwakes and Gannets...

You should be able to see Kittiwakes and Gannets quite widely along the coast. Sometimes Kittiwakes will gather in harbours at this time of the year.

The photo shows a Curlew.
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