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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th July 2018, 14:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Golfer1
Sorry the birds tended to hide among the stones...

Sorry the birds tended to hide among the stones and driftwood, so hard to get a photo of them together. But I attach a different angle of the mystery bird and one of the 'normal' looking Purple...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th July 2018, 14:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Golfer1
The photo was taken on 4th July.

The photo was taken on 4th July.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th July 2018, 09:03
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Golfer1
At Gråhuken, Svalbard.

At Gråhuken, Svalbard.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th July 2018, 23:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Golfer1
Purple or Rock Sandpiper, Svalbard?

This bird was with a group of Purple sandpipers, but much paler with the brighter orange patch on top of the head. Is it a colour varient of the Purple sandpiper?
Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th April 2018, 22:21
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus IDs?

Grateful for other opinions on these please:
a) As this bird was hanging out with all the other wagtails, I assume it is a very pale yellow wagtail?
b+c) This little bunting was following a corn...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th April 2018, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Golfer1
Thanks for your help, just wondered if anyone...

Thanks for your help, just wondered if anyone knows what sort of bugs /pupae these Hoopoe are digging out on the quarry in Cyprus? They obviously have a long tail, which I guess anyone good on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th April 2018, 17:15
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus IDs?

Hello,
Grateful for a check please -
a and b) Probably hen harriers?
c) d) Pipits - I think red throated and tree?
e) I know it isn't a bird, but hopefully someone can tell me what sort of snake...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th March 2018, 05:04
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus Wheatears ID

Yes sorry, I was in an internet cafe and upload didn't go too well!
Other two are attached....plus one more. Is the sixth an Isabelline male? I'm not sure. Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th March 2018, 16:26
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus Wheatear IDs?

Hello,
There are various wheatears and I'm uncertain on the IDs for some. Grateful for your help please....
a) Not sure - all dark head and no pale eyebrow?
b) So pale I assume this is a desert...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st January 2018, 13:30
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Golfer1
USA, Florida IDs

Hello,
I'm not certain of these IDs so grateful for another opinion:-
a) Pale red tailed hawk probably juv?
b) Juv painted bunting?

Many thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Golfer1
S.Australian Bird IDs?

a) I saw this little bird (around robin size) near Badger Creek, but cannot work out what it is?
b) Seen in Tasmania, Dusky robin I think?
c) Also in Tas., I saw this turkey by the road. Is this just...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st October 2017, 00:02
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus Bird IDs?

Hi, Grateful for some help with these please :-
a) + b) Steppe buzzard or common buzzard?
I'm not really sure if you can tell the difference?

b) Maybe Cetti's warbler?

c) Great grey shrike?

Many...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th October 2017, 11:59
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus IDs?

Hi, I saw these warblers at Zakaki Marsh area last week and have a few questions I hope you can help me with :-) Thanks

1-4) Are these photos the reed warblers or Cetti's? I know from the calls...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th September 2017, 23:51
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Golfer1
Canada, BC, IDs?

Hi, I'd be grateful for some help with these :-

a) Is this a bushtit? I saw this bird eating berries, but I thought they ate insects?

b) Merganser duck? Seen in a lake near Nanaimo

c) Young gull,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 22:52
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Golfer1
Canada, BC, IDs?

Saw these birds recently on Vancouver Island in British Columbia and I would like to check IDs please :-
a) Western sandpiper?
b) seen feeding beside bird a) but has pale legs?
c) maybe red necked...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th June 2017, 18:08
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Golfer1
Yes sorry about that - it was taken very early in...

Yes sorry about that - it was taken very early in october last year. I just got round to looking at it again and thought I made a mistake..... so thanks for your assistance.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th June 2017, 23:46
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Golfer1
S.Cyprus Plover ID?

I think this one is Kentish? However it has more brown around the breast than many I have seen, and those yellow legs bother me as I thought Kentish plovers had dark legs... so I'm not certain? ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th June 2017, 23:39
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Golfer1
Sri Lanka Plover ID?

Hello, I think this one may be a lesser sand plover and not Kentish due to no white ring around the neck? But would like to check that please :-) Thanks for your help.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th May 2017, 23:30
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Golfer1
ID Raptor Over Gibraltar?

Hi, On migration north over Gibraltar on 1/5 I saw this raptor. First I thought it was a dark phase Booted Eagle, but tail seems too striped? Head and beak probably too large for black kite? So I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th April 2017, 22:26
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Golfer1
Lochwinnoch ID?

Hello, I saw these birds at RSPB Lochwinnoch and not sure if they are Lesser Redpoll or a Common Redpoll? Would appreciate some info on how to tell the difference please, as photos I can find...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th January 2017, 02:16
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By Golfer1
Galapagos IDs?

Hi, Thanks for your help. I think that
a) is a young male Magnificent frigatebird? not sure...
b) seen on South Plaza, I thought was a sharp beaked ground finch, but Wikipedia does not list it on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th January 2017, 23:37
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Golfer1
Sure, see attached another angle on the Cactus...

Sure, see attached another angle on the Cactus finch. According to the Wiki info below I think this must be the large cactus finch?

I also added photo I think is the sharp-beaked ground...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th January 2017, 02:43
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Golfer1
Galapagos Finch IDs?

I'd be grateful for some help with these please:-
!) and 2) both seen at Baltra, but obviously have very different beaks?
3) Also at Blatra on a cactus, but not sure if it is a cactus finch?
4) I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 22nd December 2016, 03:58
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Golfer1
Ecuador, near Quito IDs?

Hi, Grateful for some help please, too many birds in Ecuador to go through the list on a slow internet connection! :-
a) Flycatcher
b) Maybe black headed Grosbeak?
c) ??
d) Hummingbird up a tree
e)...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th December 2016, 03:12
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By Golfer1
N. Island New Zealand Ids?

Hello,
I'd be grateful for some help with these IDs please:-

a) A quail, but not sure what type. Maybe a young California quail, but the face markings were different from others I saw?

b) A...
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