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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 09:12
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By KenM
Leaving Bend early on Tuesday morning the 20th,...

Leaving Bend early on Tuesday morning the 20th, we headed North East (on the return loop) to the small town of Sisters (c30 min drive for the requisite morning Coffee stop) this having a more rustic...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 21:50
Replies: 37
Views: 2,179
Posted By KenM
Must say Mike the shots are very atmospheric I...

Must say Mike the shots are very atmospheric I could feel the humidity, the White-bellied Sea Eagle, Laughing Kookaburra and Little Blue Kingfisher to mention just three.... were to die for!

Cheers...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th September 2019, 22:06
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By KenM
Possibly, but certainly an unstreaked...

Possibly, but certainly an unstreaked Acro.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th September 2019, 22:02
Replies: 613
Views: 26,683
Posted By KenM
G-r-r-r-r.....;) I still need Greenfinch...

G-r-r-r-r.....;)



I still need Greenfinch Brenda....:eek!:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 14th September 2019, 21:56
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By KenM
Thanks Guys :t: much appreciated.

Thanks Guys :t: much appreciated.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 13th September 2019, 22:21
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By KenM
Arriving in Bend Sunday 18th late afternoon, we...

Arriving in Bend Sunday 18th late afternoon, we checked in to the hotel for our two night stay, dumped our luggage and stretched our legs with a pre-dinner amble through Drake Park, (a long central...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th September 2019, 19:27
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By KenM
Common Yellowthroat. Cheers

Common Yellowthroat.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th September 2019, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By KenM
Thought...an odd looking Buzzard? London today.

I acknowledge that this is not a great image and taken at 3.40pm today heading East, somewhat 3.5 hours after a passage of at least 10 South bound Common Buzzards (circa mid-day). I'm thinking that I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 14:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
That’s my point PYRTLE, surely a 2nd calendar...

That’s my point PYRTLE, surely a 2nd calendar year male “ should” be sporting a black throat....even by the Spring?

How much do we know about “anomalous” immature plumage regardless of the gender,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 11:14
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
I ramped the contrast up to show the red tail!...

I ramped the contrast up to show the red tail! just to confirm that it was a Redstart and not a WTRobin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 10:31
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Yes I have, but it’s red tail puts paid to that...

Yes I have, but it’s red tail puts paid to that consideration, clearly a Redstart and very relevant to the topic regarding sex and age.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 12th September 2019, 10:12
Replies: 613
Views: 26,683
Posted By KenM
They must be increasing! :eek!: my 4th in as many...

They must be increasing! :eek!: my 4th in as many years, and on a grey day, no.81.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 09:02
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
I thank you for your comments John, Redstarts are...

I thank you for your comments John, Redstarts are a particular favourite of mine how would you, or anybody else...gender/age ascribe this bird?, (taken April 18th 2014 on Cyprus)

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2019, 22:49
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Thanks for that Jane! In all honesty I’m still a...

Thanks for that Jane! In all honesty I’m still a little confused to the point of wondering if “Transgender” is a possibility, and if so, is there a ratio of aged ID’s as opposed to non?

Interesting...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 11th September 2019, 11:01
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By KenM
Am expecting a “Right Riveting Read” Laurie. :t:

Am expecting a “Right Riveting Read” Laurie. :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2019, 10:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Interesting Brian!....What’s your opinion of the...

Interesting Brian!....What’s your opinion of the subject bird?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2019, 07:08
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Yes thanks Jane my understanding of moult...

Yes thanks Jane my understanding of moult strategies are a bit vague, “ogc’s” something greater coverts?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 15:37
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Some interesting points raised there Laurie. If I...

Some interesting points raised there Laurie. If I may use e.g. Peregrines, where one of a pair disappears at a well watched territory, and it’s place is filled by a sub-adult bird that becomes...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 07:24
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Probably about ten years ago now, I stumbled into...

Probably about ten years ago now, I stumbled into a family group of Redstarts in Shropshire circa June/July period, where the young were low down in the ferns and the (Brown) adult female was feeding...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 19:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Having trawled the web for comparable images (not...

Having trawled the web for comparable images (not many) and skimming through your link (for the time being), I can see where you're coming from Grahame, it would certainly appear to be a bit of a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 15:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Thanks for that Grahame I've got to dash now,...

Thanks for that Grahame I've got to dash now, when I get back I'll immerse myself in the Coverts, in the meantime here's another shot!

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 14:26
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Grahame, are you saying that female sub-adult...

Grahame, are you saying that female sub-adult Common Redstarts can look this grey to the upper-parts, as my understanding is that guide books have always suggested that immature and adult females are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 13:47
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
There appeared to be just a single bird present,...

There appeared to be just a single bird present, no suggestions of a second bird were evident. Adult females and hatch year birds as far as I’m aware are brown to the upper-parts, hence my question...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 11:53
Replies: 34
Views: 1,132
Posted By KenM
Common Redstart age?

Shot last week in N.London, am thinking a 2nd calendar year male?

cheers
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 8th September 2019, 07:02
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By KenM
Yes it was an ironic moment, my camera is usually...

Yes it was an ironic moment, my camera is usually “unzipped” most of the time even when I’m cycling through and particularly over countryside....clearly a remissive moment on my part.:-C
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