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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 13:47
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By andyadcock
Looks like a hybrid to me. Depends what list you...

Looks like a hybrid to me.

Depends what list you use but the IOC do not recognise Damara as a species.

We have photos from Namibia which show the same head pattern but that pattern is reverse of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:29
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By andyadcock
I suggested it purely on the length and apparent...

I suggested it purely on the length and apparent fineness of the bill.
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 11:41
Replies: 52
Views: 857
Posted By andyadcock
Welcome to Birdforum......;)

Welcome to Birdforum......;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 10:26
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By andyadcock
[QUOTE=andyadcock;3961280]how many tail feathers...

[QUOTE=andyadcock;3961280]how many tail feathers does a Nightar have?


In answer to my own question, I can see ten here, not sure if that's a standard across all...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 10:22
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By andyadcock
This could be a good sign but is it just...

This could be a good sign but is it just artefact? I'd expect it to be far more obvious unless as you say, those feathers are missing.
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 10:19
Replies: 52
Views: 857
Posted By andyadcock
Most of those birds are usually 'stayers' and...

Most of those birds are usually 'stayers' and would be mentioned on this site somewhere I guess?
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 10:10
Replies: 52
Views: 857
Posted By andyadcock
I thought it was dependent on having a good...

I thought it was dependent on having a good passage year?

I once had one in my pocket, picked it up off the beach at Filey during that massive passage in the 90's. It was being attacked by a Crow,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 09:54
Replies: 52
Views: 857
Posted By andyadcock
If you put some work in on a year list, nearly...

If you put some work in on a year list, nearly all these would be available to twitch, you might struggle with some of those in bold.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Today, 09:32
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By andyadcock
Yeah, my old brain could be muddling them up...

Yeah,
my old brain could be muddling them up however ....

'However, after four years of searching, on the June 14, 1986, the species was rediscovered by Philip D Round and Uthai Treesucon. They...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 07:27
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By andyadcock
how many tail feathers does a Nightar have? I'm...

how many tail feathers does a Nightar have?

I'm sure that in most cases, you'd see the outer tail as here

https://twitter.com/Ben909/status/1096845864818147329

and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By andyadcock
You'd see the pale or white edge to the outer...

You'd see the pale or white edge to the outer tail feather?
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 19:58
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By andyadcock
A pity you don't afford others the same...

A pity you don't afford others the same privilege, anonymity is the scourge of modern times, if you have an opinion, own it.

One day, someone on here will defend their point of view without recourse...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By andyadcock
Not Fiery-necked with that tail, looks like it's...

Not Fiery-necked with that tail, looks like it's down to either a female European or Freckled?
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 19:40
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By andyadcock
Jelousy undoubtedly, misogyny unlikely, I saw...

Jelousy undoubtedly, misogyny unlikely, I saw simialr sentiemts voiced years ago a gainst a young man but your post is without question ageist, you assume that all the critcism has come from older...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:41
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By andyadcock
On paleness, Slender-billed Miner might be an...

On paleness, Slender-billed Miner might be an option but I think you should see wing bars?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By andyadcock
I think you're right.

I think you're right.
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 18:30
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By andyadcock
As you said Paul, this is a national news article...

As you said Paul, this is a national news article and they have never been shy anyway and my comment on her World list was casual, I have no real interest in anyones list other than my...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 13:32
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By andyadcock
Not to mention her and her parents twitching...

Not to mention her and her parents twitching activities in the UK.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Yesterday, 12:08
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By andyadcock
Larks of the World - Helm

A new family monograph, due in November.

https://www.wildsounds.com/products/6054-Larks-of-the-World.shtml
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Yesterday, 11:34
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By andyadcock
Pat, I think he means relevent to diseased birds...

Pat, I think he means relevent to diseased birds rather than anything else?

I'd certainly stop feeding for a month or maybe more, if a diseased bird turns up, you're back to square one.
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 10:30
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By andyadcock
Bird girl

This young Lady has caused much debate among the twitching fraternity in the UK and already has a World list well in excess of mine, why weren't my parents rich damn...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Yesterday, 09:58
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By andyadcock
Blue Whale, large numbers

I'm not sure we should be putting this info out, is there chance that the pro whaling groups will use it to try and justify the resumtion of commercial...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:49
Replies: 37
Views: 2,280
Posted By andyadcock
I think they must be flying to Ghana and back to...

I think they must be flying to Ghana and back to wherever they leave their vehicle?

The logistics and safety of crossing that route, twice, are best avoided IMO.
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 08:46
Replies: 892
Views: 134,905
Posted By andyadcock
The two fatal events, as I read it, were problems...

The two fatal events, as I read it, were problems which were insurmountable by the crew who were fighting to keep the aircraft frim going in to a nosedive, as we know, they failed.

Bottom line,...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 19th February 2020, 21:39
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By andyadcock
Hi Kevin, Uthai (Treesucon), that was the name...

Hi Kevin,

Uthai (Treesucon), that was the name of the bloke who used to take people to look for Gurneys and he was in to photography too. He was always expensive, $150 for a half day and that was 20...
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