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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:40
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Rotherbirder
Northern for me too. RB

Northern for me too.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th January 2020, 19:35
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Rotherbirder
Sorry Ken, really can't see what you're getting...

Sorry Ken, really can't see what you're getting at here!? On my screens, no signs of an obvious 'black hood' or anything to even suggest melanism, 'a touch of' or otherwise. Just a bog standard...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th January 2020, 15:43
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Rotherbirder
Welcome, and goodbye!!?? RB

Welcome, and goodbye!!??

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 26th January 2020, 18:32
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Rotherbirder
Agree; looks as though it was taken at dusk in...

Agree; looks as though it was taken at dusk in fog! No hope of a reliable ID.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th January 2020, 23:05
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Rotherbirder
You're getting there! It's a Goosander. The from...

You're getting there! It's a Goosander. The from this angle, the broader, sturdier build, lack of a 'wispy' crest on nape & salmon pink tinge to flanks are a giveaway.

RB
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 21st January 2020, 22:31
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Rotherbirder
I've used a UV filter on my present scope (Leica...

I've used a UV filter on my present scope (Leica ApoTelevid 62) from day one. Negligible effect on view, valuable protection from salt spray when seawatching and has prevented potentially...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 10:18
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Rotherbirder
As aeshna5 says, docks and coastal habitats are...

As aeshna5 says, docks and coastal habitats are not the best for finding Common Gulls. Checking loafing or feeding gull flocks on playing fields, inland reservoirs, country parks with lakes etc is...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Monday 13th January 2020, 12:09
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Rotherbirder
You could try...

You could try these:

https://wunderbirdworld.com/collections/men

Arguably overpriced and under-specced but they may be just what you're looking for!

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th January 2020, 22:56
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By Rotherbirder
Agree; head & bill shape and even how the bird...

Agree; head & bill shape and even how the bird 'sits' on the water are totally 'off' for Goosander IMHO.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th January 2020, 22:50
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By Rotherbirder
Me too. RB

Me too.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th January 2020, 08:43
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Rotherbirder
House Bunting. RB

House Bunting.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st January 2020, 11:37
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Rotherbirder
Agree; thread title says it all - HNY Ken!! RB

Agree; thread title says it all - HNY Ken!!

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th December 2019, 16:04
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Rotherbirder
That'll teach me to read the location before I...

That'll teach me to read the location before I jump!

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th December 2019, 19:19
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Rotherbirder
Herring Gull. RB

Herring Gull.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th December 2019, 19:03
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Rotherbirder
Nevertheless, 3 looks to have an obvious yellow...

Nevertheless, 3 looks to have an obvious yellow wash on lower breast/belly.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th December 2019, 19:00
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Rotherbirder
Lesser Black-backed Gull. RB

Lesser Black-backed Gull.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 25th December 2019, 19:45
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Rotherbirder
Sparrowhawk. RB

Sparrowhawk.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 25th December 2019, 19:44
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Rotherbirder
Correct; male and female. Best wishes, RB

Correct; male and female.

Best wishes,

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd December 2019, 12:59
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Rotherbirder
G. immer it is, despite any apparent 'hints' of...

G. immer it is, despite any apparent 'hints' of yellow on the bill.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 22nd December 2019, 15:07
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Rotherbirder
All Pochard in first image; all Tufties in...

All Pochard in first image; all Tufties in second.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st December 2019, 13:38
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Rotherbirder
Hi Bryony, Yes, well done; Black Redstart it...

Hi Bryony,

Yes, well done; Black Redstart it is!

RB
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 17th December 2019, 14:22
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By Rotherbirder
Back in the 80's I used a trusty pair of 10x50...

Back in the 80's I used a trusty pair of 10x50 Jenoptem with a 15cm length of plastic drainpipe of an appropriate diameter, split down one side and pushed over each barrel from the objective end, in...
Forum: Leica Monday 16th December 2019, 22:58
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Rotherbirder
Agree with Joachim. I think that the coatings...

Agree with Joachim. I think that the coatings issue blighted the 77 model more than the 62. I'm still using a 'cherry' APO 62 bought new in 2004 and I haven't found anything to beat it - a superb...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th December 2019, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Rotherbirder
I think the 'capture' was metaphorical in this...

I think the 'capture' was metaphorical in this case - photographic rather than literal? Perhaps the OP could confirm.

RB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 10:17
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Rotherbirder
Not ducks but domestic geese. RB

Not ducks but domestic geese.

RB
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