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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th February 2020, 16:10
Replies: 34
Views: 1,635
Posted By screaming piha
Perhaps it is time for you to reveal your ID?

Perhaps it is time for you to reveal your ID?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th February 2020, 15:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,635
Posted By screaming piha
I'm still seeing a Sardinian Warbler. The other...

I'm still seeing a Sardinian Warbler. The other side of the face is not so dusty so the ear coverts look less contrasting and there appears to be a fleshy eye-ring and no white crescent. Primary...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th February 2020, 11:55
Replies: 34
Views: 1,635
Posted By screaming piha
@smiths I don't see any white around the eye...

@smiths

I don't see any white around the eye (just dust). The eye ring is obscure. The primary projection is partly hidden and exaggerated by the exposed bases of the primaries (incomplete...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th February 2020, 08:26
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By screaming piha
Hi Kirsten. Yes, that's a Desert Lark. Bar-tailed...

Hi Kirsten. Yes, that's a Desert Lark. Bar-tailed Lark is a dainty bird compared with this.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th February 2020, 08:23
Replies: 34
Views: 1,635
Posted By screaming piha
To me, that's a female Sardinian Warbler. The...

To me, that's a female Sardinian Warbler. The face is very dusty with pollen (or dust!) across the lores, forehead and eye area.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th June 2019, 12:36
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By screaming piha
Hi That's a Northern Mockingbird you have there.

Hi

That's a Northern Mockingbird you have there.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd March 2019, 14:53
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By screaming piha
That hind claw looks short to me.

That hind claw looks short to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th February 2019, 14:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By screaming piha
I was thinking Greylag and Bar-headed. The neck...

I was thinking Greylag and Bar-headed.

The neck "ridges" (I don't know the technical term) suggest Greylag to me. And as Greylag can have orange legs & bill, maybe those Bar-headed similarities are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th February 2019, 08:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By screaming piha
Hi Joern I agree with all of that. I should...

Hi Joern

I agree with all of that.

I should have more explicit, I don't see Barnacle Goose in that bird at all. I think the Barnacle-like markings are from a Bar-headed parent.

John
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd February 2019, 12:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By screaming piha
Hi Joern Expert analysis as always! This...

Hi Joern

Expert analysis as always!

This example you posted (as a hybrid with orange legs) seems to have a lot in common with Bar-headed Goose, including the bill & leg colour and the dark smudge...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th February 2019, 15:24
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By screaming piha
I would say the first two are Common Redstart and...

I would say the first two are Common Redstart and the third is a Thrush Nightingale
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th December 2018, 09:40
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By screaming piha
PYRTLE has the babbler. The others are Indian...

PYRTLE has the babbler. The others are Indian Pond Heron and Blue-tailed Bee-eater.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th November 2018, 12:55
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By screaming piha
Why not young Black Hawk?

Why not young Black Hawk?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd October 2018, 12:15
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By screaming piha
An oiled gull, is it not?

An oiled gull, is it not?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th September 2018, 12:54
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By screaming piha
It's a Shag

It's a Shag
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 1st May 2018, 09:34
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By screaming piha
Your bird looks more like a Blue Grosbeak to me...

Your bird looks more like a Blue Grosbeak to me (prominent bill, black around the face, colour/pattern of the wings, bright blue).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th April 2018, 12:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By screaming piha
A Greylag with some domestic influence could...

A Greylag with some domestic influence could explain the white forehead.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th April 2018, 13:01
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By screaming piha
Is this a very worn individual with the extra...

Is this a very worn individual with the extra black being due to feather wear and dark feather bases?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th April 2018, 12:51
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By screaming piha
Pale Rock Sparrow (Carpospiza brachydactyla)? It...

Pale Rock Sparrow (Carpospiza brachydactyla)? It has the chestnut panel on the wing and looks like a large elongated female House Sparrow.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th March 2018, 14:44
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By screaming piha
Hi Brett A similar bird used to live on the...

Hi Brett

A similar bird used to live on the river in York. I, too, took it to be an F2 hybrid.

The usual "rules" of breeding do not seem to apply to ducks and geese.

As Fugl says, Joern is the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 25th January 2018, 14:51
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By screaming piha
Little Sparrowhawk is a different species than...

Little Sparrowhawk is a different species than Shikra.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 13:58
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By screaming piha
Looks like Rufous-naped. It looks like a young...

Looks like Rufous-naped. It looks like a young bird (generally; don't know this species' immature plumage specifically) and the one behind it has typically pale underparts so I'd guess that this is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th January 2018, 09:54
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By screaming piha
3-5 looks like Palm to me

3-5 looks like Palm to me
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th January 2018, 09:37
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By screaming piha
Have you been foxed by a fox? Foxes are yelping...

Have you been foxed by a fox?

Foxes are yelping at this time of year...

Three staccato yelps rising slightly in tone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th July 2017, 18:45
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By screaming piha
Nice photos! Don't they both have rufous flanks...

Nice photos!

Don't they both have rufous flanks and white belly?
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