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Forum: Scotland Monday 4th December 2017, 10:15
Replies: 404
Views: 50,615
Posted By lostinjapan
Nice to read about someone posting their...

Nice to read about someone posting their observations in the N Sea. I regularly work on vessels in the N Sea, having done a lot of survey in the Central North Sea.

I've been lucky enough to have a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th April 2016, 23:08
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By lostinjapan
[QUOTE=Grahame Walbridge;3391083]IMO a female...

[QUOTE=Grahame Walbridge;3391083]IMO a female Siberian Stonechat on account of a combination of well-marked super, streaked upper parts, extensive peachy-buff rump/lower back and overall warm plumage...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th April 2016, 21:16
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By lostinjapan
Stonechat - White-tailed or Siberian?

It's not often I'm stumped for an ID, but female/immature Stonechats are tricky.

This little sweetie dropped in today on the ship off the coast of Myanmar.

I believe it is either a juvenile...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 18th November 2015, 12:28
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Posted By lostinjapan
Smile Brent Geese and Pallid Harrier

After a bumper breeding season last year for Brent Geese, it would seem that this year was very poor. On the Deben we have had no confirmed juveniles among the birds i've counted on WEBS counts,...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 15th October 2015, 21:43
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Posted By lostinjapan
Thanks to you both..Nigel and Graeme. Hopefully...

Thanks to you both..Nigel and Graeme. Hopefully we'll get a chance to see the shrike(s) tomorrow.

Good birding

Sean
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 15th October 2015, 20:31
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Posted By lostinjapan
Is that at Beeston bump Graeme? Will be in the...

Is that at Beeston bump Graeme? Will be in the cemetery tomorrow to look for migrants so might bump into you -:)
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 15th October 2015, 19:47
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Views: 7,273,447
Posted By lostinjapan
I'm thinking of taking some Japanese birders...

I'm thinking of taking some Japanese birders visiting to the UK to see the Isabelline Shrike tomorrow at Mundesley, but wondered where the bird had been seen, as it is a big area and we won't have...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 15th October 2015, 19:43
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Views: 7,273,447
Posted By lostinjapan
I imagine the walk referred to might be in St...

I imagine the walk referred to might be in St Nicholas churchyard at the end closest to town. This at least was where I saw one there back in 2011 and it stayed within the ivy growing up the wall in...
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 4th August 2015, 08:53
Replies: 1,786
Views: 369,617
Posted By lostinjapan
Thanks Andrew. I thought as much. Nice to see so...

Thanks Andrew. I thought as much. Nice to see so many birds moulting. The merganser was a surprise.

A lot of waders along the harbour wall - Turnstone, Redshank, Oystercatcher and Curlew on the...
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 4th August 2015, 04:04
Replies: 1,786
Views: 369,617
Posted By lostinjapan
I saw what were presumably 15 Goosander on the...

I saw what were presumably 15 Goosander on the river dee opposite Aberdeen Docks, as well as a single RB Merganser towards the rivermouth when berthing at Commercial Quay yhis evening.

I'm assuming...
Forum: Lincolnshire Tuesday 30th June 2015, 06:41
Replies: 0
Views: 1,613
Posted By lostinjapan
Orchids - Dune and Marsh Helleborine

Hi all

I know it isn't a birdy question, but was wondering if anyone knew any areas where Dune or Marsh Helloborine are easy to see, without causing damage and disturbance to them in the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 28th December 2014, 16:02
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By lostinjapan
Linnet was the other species I considered,...

Linnet was the other species I considered, especially when looking at the bottom right bird.

Sean
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 28th December 2014, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By lostinjapan
These are a farmyard variety of ducks. Perhaps...

These are a farmyard variety of ducks. Perhaps part Aylesbury, Indian Runner & Mallard.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 28th December 2014, 15:22
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By lostinjapan
They kind of have a Penduline Tit feel to them. ...

They kind of have a Penduline Tit feel to them. The small conical bills, long forked tail, black on primaries & undertail coverts, buffish flanks & 1 or 2 appear to have powder blue-grey head &...
Forum: Essex Friday 26th December 2014, 08:30
Replies: 4
Views: 3,021
Posted By lostinjapan
From a quick look there are only two trainers in...

From a quick look there are only two trainers in Essex right now. One on the border at E Bergholt & the other near Bishop Stortford. When I first looked into ringing 6 years ago, there was only one....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th December 2014, 21:51
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By lostinjapan
Were the feathers plucked or chewed off? Looks...

Were the feathers plucked or chewed off? Looks like a large bird..Bernard Matthews-type perhaps?

Delightful Greylag x Canada hybrid, almost certainly wild.

Sean
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th December 2014, 11:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,224
Posted By lostinjapan
I'd agree with Neil, that black tail band &...

I'd agree with Neil, that black tail band & general shape of the bird suggest MHE. However, based on that photo I wouldn't want to say for sure.

It doesn't really shout Rough-legged Buzzard, but I...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Sunday 14th December 2014, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 4,453
Posted By lostinjapan
I can't say for sure whether submarines could be...

I can't say for sure whether submarines could be responsible for strandings or not, but would agree that civilian vessels use them in equal measure. t really depends on the type of sonar and the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th December 2014, 21:21
Replies: 31
Views: 7,789
Posted By lostinjapan
That's interesting Birdspotter. Don't suppose he...

That's interesting Birdspotter. Don't suppose he got any pics he could share?
Forum: Suffolk Sunday 14th December 2014, 21:08
Replies: 2,357
Views: 515,818
Posted By lostinjapan
Trumpeter Swans

Trumpeter Swans I found at Boyton yesterday..shame they are unlikely to be wild, still nice to see.

There was lots of raptor activity with SE Owl, Barn Owl, Hen Harrier all showed well along with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th December 2014, 11:19
Replies: 31
Views: 7,789
Posted By lostinjapan
They were present again this morning, initially...

They were present again this morning, initially on the river and heard to call in flight when they flew back to fields I found them in yesterday. They called again when some Mute Swan's flew over,...
Forum: Suffolk Saturday 13th December 2014, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 4,024
Posted By lostinjapan
The path was blocked, but people often ignore the...

The path was blocked, but people often ignore the signs & walk along the top anyway it seems. I've accessed from Kessingland or by going to Covehithe Broad & walking north along the beach under the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th December 2014, 20:06
Replies: 31
Views: 7,789
Posted By lostinjapan
Only 2 accepted records of Whistling Swan in the...

Only 2 accepted records of Whistling Swan in the UK.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th December 2014, 20:05
Replies: 31
Views: 7,789
Posted By lostinjapan
Most definitely not Mute Swan. I can only post 1...

Most definitely not Mute Swan. I can only post 1 photo at a time from my mobile. Here is another pic of the two birds together. Sorry if the first photo caused confusion with the young Mute Swan in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th December 2014, 17:40
Replies: 31
Views: 7,789
Posted By lostinjapan
Just Bewick's Swans? - Boyton, Suffolk

Out and about in the nice weather this afternoon & 2 Swans caught my eye among 60+ Mutes. From a distance they seemed short-necked, quite stubby billed, but oddly the bills seemed all dark on both,...
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