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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th June 2019, 09:49
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
First is some kind of honeyeater; don't know what...

First is some kind of honeyeater; don't know what is possible until I look at the books (which are not with me at present).
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 13th June 2019, 12:44
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
They are all certainly Broomrapes, but I think...

They are all certainly Broomrapes, but I think positive id to species depends on details of floral parts - did you take any close up shots of individual flowers?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th June 2019, 12:32
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
It's one hell of a flight for a hybrid NZ Black...

It's one hell of a flight for a hybrid NZ Black Stilt! Seriously though, it looks more like oil than mutation to me.
Forum: Other Wildlife Tuesday 28th May 2019, 07:39
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Google suggests Long- nosed Gar.

Google suggests Long- nosed Gar.
Forum: Other Wildlife Tuesday 28th May 2019, 07:36
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Gar of some sort. Don't know anything about which...

Gar of some sort. Don't know anything about which species are found where.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd May 2019, 07:30
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Greater Scaup and Black-headed Gull are expected...

Greater Scaup and Black-headed Gull are expected in Sweden, Little Gull is rarer (and the wing pattern is wrong here), Lesser Scaup is a rarity. The pictures are certainly GS and BHG.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th May 2019, 10:21
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
True, but as Reed outnumber Marsh in the UK by...

True, but as Reed outnumber Marsh in the UK by more than 1000:1, and the habitat and location are prime for Reed, then it's a safe bet unless there is something specific to suggest otherwise.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 14th May 2019, 14:58
Replies: 110
Views: 6,044
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
One of the wardens was saying that it is the...

One of the wardens was saying that it is the first breeding attempt at Burton.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th May 2019, 11:01
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Certainly an exotic (escaped, not on British...

Certainly an exotic (escaped, not on British list) female pheasant of some sort, not a guineafowl.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 9th May 2019, 15:11
Replies: 346
Views: 41,895
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Looks to me like a Spotted Flycatcher (and my...

Looks to me like a Spotted Flycatcher (and my source of information helps to confirm the possibility.....)
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 9th May 2019, 12:42
Replies: 346
Views: 41,895
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Tree Pipit (using other information.....)

Tree Pipit (using other information.....)
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th May 2019, 10:55
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
How far will you be moving? If it's a tiny...

How far will you be moving? If it's a tiny distance, then training it to move a short distance each day ought to be possible.......
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th May 2019, 08:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
First three or four briefly back at their...

First three or four briefly back at their breeding site in school yesterday (about a week later than usual, but in line with weather conditions and last year's arrival).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st May 2019, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Any time you see chestnut on the wing, its a...

Any time you see chestnut on the wing, its a Common Whitethroat.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st May 2019, 12:19
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Sedge Warbler and Whitethroat - very typical...

Sedge Warbler and Whitethroat - very typical behaviour.
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 25th April 2019, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Should be figures for the UK in BTO data.....

Should be figures for the UK in BTO data.....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th April 2019, 14:55
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
It is the hybrid as suggested.

It is the hybrid as suggested.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th March 2019, 10:17
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Just had a better look at 2 - the one on the left...

Just had a better look at 2 - the one on the left is a winter plumaged Spotted Redshank, the other is (ordinary) Redshank.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th March 2019, 07:28
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
The illustration is one of John Gould's plates.

The illustration is one of John Gould's plates.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th March 2019, 07:25
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
1 and 3 are Ruff, both the birds in 2 are...

1 and 3 are Ruff, both the birds in 2 are Redshanks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th March 2019, 06:58
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Young Grey Heron.

Young Grey Heron.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th March 2019, 10:46
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
If it's the shape of a Mallard, and it quacks...

If it's the shape of a Mallard, and it quacks life a Mallard, then, despite any colour variations, it's a Domestic Duck!
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 15th February 2019, 11:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,628
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Most is easy, but the Picathartes site is a trek...

Most is easy, but the Picathartes site is a trek - we arrived quite late and rushed it. If you arrive earlier, then you can take it easy, but the last stretch is steeply uphill.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th January 2019, 08:41
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Try nightjars.

Try nightjars.
Forum: Bird Paleontology Thursday 24th January 2019, 09:21
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Welsh Peregrine
Albertonykus is PhD researcher Albert Chen

Albertonykus is PhD researcher Albert Chen
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