Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
ZEISS Summer Savings - Experience unique moments of nature. Save up to £250 on selected ZEISS Binoculars - limited time only!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.34 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Nutcracker
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:51
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Nutcracker
I was having similar thoughts, but wasn't sure...

I was having similar thoughts, but wasn't sure enough to say so :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:45
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Nutcracker
I don't see why not - the twig (and lichens on...

I don't see why not - the twig (and lichens on it) is consistent with other twigs in the pic, some of which are directly connected to the trunk. The tree is a Scots Pine, so it is more likely a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 22:46
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Nutcracker
There isn't any way, you'll just have to log it...

There isn't any way, you'll just have to log it and see what happens! National bird recording committees will base their judgements on things like population size and breeding success, which you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:39
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to male House Finch

Ditto to male House Finch
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:37
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Nutcracker
Or Little Owl (https://app.am/id/3016), if you...

Or Little Owl (https://app.am/id/3016), if you prefer . . . o:D


But whatever - it's a widely available wallpaper, and the origin & location (and the copyright owner) appear to be lost in the mists...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:33
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Nutcracker
Oh dear. Same pic. Barred Owl...

Oh dear. Same pic. Barred Owl...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:21
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Nutcracker
They peck them open and eat the seeds, not the...

They peck them open and eat the seeds, not the fruit pulp :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:14
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Nutcracker
Rose hips are too large for some birds to swallow...

Rose hips are too large for some birds to swallow - I know Waxwings struggle with them, so anything smaller probably couldn't manage them. But agree, these look more like rowan berry skins than rose...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 09:41
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep - the prominent, hard-edged white patch at...

Yep - the prominent, hard-edged white patch at the base of the primaries; present in juvenile Masked, but not, or only weak / buffy and diffuse-edged, in juvenile Woodchat Shrike :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 09:24
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Nutcracker
Agree Little now

Agree Little now
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 22:50
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Nutcracker
Looks like juvenile Arctic Tern - same pic as...

Looks like juvenile Arctic Tern - same pic as posted a day or 2 ago?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 16:03
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Nutcracker
1-2 Ring-billed 3 Lesser Black-back

1-2 Ring-billed
3 Lesser Black-back
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 16:00
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Nutcracker
Feet look black, no hint of yellow, even with...

Feet look black, no hint of yellow, even with considerable brightening of the pic in photoshop, so I'd say Great
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 17th September 2019, 15:48
Replies: 130
Views: 45,155
Posted By Nutcracker
Dunno! Caccabis sounds a nice name for them,...

Dunno! Caccabis sounds a nice name for them, obviously onomatopoeic. And it is better if sleeping dogs, like prime ministers, should be required to tell the truth. But equally, the nomenclatural...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 17th September 2019, 14:56
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Nutcracker
Feral domesticated birds

Am I right in thinking that the scientific subspecific names sometimes proposed for domesticated birds (e.g. Columba livia "domestica", Cairina moschata "domestica") are invalid? IOC for example,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 17th September 2019, 14:43
Replies: 130
Views: 45,155
Posted By Nutcracker
Should IOC, H&M, etc., be advised of this? Or is...

Should IOC, H&M, etc., be advised of this? Or is it better to 'let sleeping dogs lie'?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 14:35
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to European Stonechat :t:

Ditto to European Stonechat :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 14:30
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Nutcracker
Not an ideal angle, but looks like a juvenile...

Not an ideal angle, but looks like a juvenile Arctic to me :t:

More detail of location would be useful, please!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 14:28
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Common Crossbill (though, by being on a...

Ditto to Common Crossbill (though, by being on a larch, a wanna-be Two-barred 3:-))
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th September 2019, 22:00
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to juvenile Common Blackbird :t:

Ditto to juvenile Common Blackbird :t:
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Monday 16th September 2019, 21:46
Replies: 5,665
Views: 560,259
Posted By Nutcracker
& Helianthus annuus :t:

& Helianthus annuus :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th September 2019, 13:39
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By Nutcracker
Isn't the keel just narrowed by end-view...

Isn't the keel just narrowed by end-view perspective?

Looking on maps, Grey is primarily a wintering species in that part of the world, only a few breeding, so you'd not get many in June but they...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th September 2019, 23:18
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Nutcracker
"by my house" suggests window collision to me....

"by my house" suggests window collision to me. Might be worth fitting some hawk silhouettes in the windows to make the sparrows think again about flying into them :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th September 2019, 23:15
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Nutcracker
Moorhen, juvenile :t:

Moorhen, juvenile :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th September 2019, 23:15
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By Nutcracker
#3 in post 1 is surely a Grey Heron - big heavy...

#3 in post 1 is surely a Grey Heron - big heavy bill doesn't fit Purple, nor does the grey neck.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.17793298 seconds with 10 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 12:54.