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Forum: Bird Behaviour Yesterday, 17:53
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By Richard Prior
But you asked 'in a fight, who would win?', maybe...

But you asked 'in a fight, who would win?', maybe better to ask "Does Peregrine ever prey on Goshawk and vice-versa?"
They don't really share the same habitats and in my experience aggressive...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 11th November 2018, 15:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Richard Prior
Ooh, a real double whammy, flying around...

Ooh, a real double whammy, flying around Hartlepool Headland with a Pallid Swift!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 10th November 2018, 11:51
Replies: 73
Views: 10,243
Posted By Richard Prior
Quote: Originally Posted by Runcorn Birder View...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Runcorn Birder View Post (15 October)
It's moved on already by the looks of it. Could it be at another inland lake/river/reservoir, feeding up ? Blacktoft ? Rutland Water...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 10th November 2018, 09:41
Replies: 78
Views: 5,692
Posted By Richard Prior
I suspect the weather is the reason for its...

I suspect the weather is the reason for its absence today (see Jane's post 64 above).
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 8th November 2018, 10:38
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Richard Prior
Echoing Mike's thanks Aladdin (we have a one day...

Echoing Mike's thanks Aladdin (we have a one day stopover a few days after Mike and are staying in Changi Village Hotel).

Cheers

Richard (former Heaton Moor Rugby Club player Mike!)
Forum: Lists Thursday 8th November 2018, 09:09
Replies: 82
Views: 27,608
Posted By Richard Prior
Congratulations Seetoh, the bird’s plumage...

Congratulations Seetoh, the bird’s plumage certainly doesn’t show any cage-related damage, it looks pristine!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 2nd November 2018, 16:00
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Posted By Richard Prior
Pictures here: https://beachybirder.wordpress.com/

Pictures here: https://beachybirder.wordpress.com/
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd November 2018, 14:16
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Just goes to show, the birds have their own ideas...

Just goes to show, the birds have their own ideas of what's normal!!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd November 2018, 14:12
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By Richard Prior
All Bridled for me.

All Bridled for me.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 31st October 2018, 16:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By Richard Prior
Wintering by the Alps

It's back again, the lake-loving Turnstone reappeared today, so one day earlier than in 2017 (showing uncanny Swiss precision - except it's on the French side of the lake;)). That will make it the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 31st October 2018, 13:24
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
We had a fall of snow night before last which...

We had a fall of snow night before last which prompted the first appearance of Goldfinches on the feeders yesterday, plus an increase in Greenfinch, Chaffinch and Brambling numbers. A passing Citril...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 30th October 2018, 13:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By Richard Prior
I have only just got around today to checking...

I have only just got around today to checking Tonn’s progress this autumn (vainly hoping he might pass through our local watchpoint soon....). What do I find looking at the site Torchepot mentions?...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 29th October 2018, 20:28
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Richard Prior
Agree , first time I’ve heard that mis-...

Agree , first time I’ve heard that mis- identification, worse than my Whinchat/Stonechat one in Israel ahem.I was expecting to read it was one of those young Common Redshanks that sometimes get...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 29th October 2018, 15:46
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Richard Prior
Scary 'cos it had you fooled so easily Ads? 8-P8-P

Scary 'cos it had you fooled so easily Ads? 8-P8-P
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 29th October 2018, 10:42
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Bovine bovver

Can’t match your 8 intruders Jos but we had a surprise the other afternoon on arriving home, one of our uncle’s heifers was wandering around outside the house. No damage to the feeders but it had...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 26th October 2018, 17:48
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Richard Prior
Time to take a few seasickness pills folks - on...

Time to take a few seasickness pills folks - on Lundy:bounce:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th October 2018, 10:03
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
:clap::clap:

:clap::clap:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th October 2018, 08:23
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Crikey, I thought we did well going from...

Crikey, I thought we did well going from Minsmere to Dungeness non-stop when the Audouin's Gull turned up (comfort stops were forgotten as I concentrated on spotting police cars and speed...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 24th October 2018, 11:24
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Living near Looe as you do I expected you to show...

Living near Looe as you do I expected you to show solidsdarity(!) with him Dan.

Still seeing Clouded Yellow and Red Admiral here, a few more Brambling and Siskin but not gone wintry just yet.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th October 2018, 10:23
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Richard Prior
I think they’re Rock Pipits Colin.

I think they’re Rock Pipits Colin.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 24th October 2018, 09:36
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Still got outside toilets down your way then Paul?

Still got outside toilets down your way then Paul?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 23rd October 2018, 14:44
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Yeh, Paul seems a bit of a ‘low lister’ to...

Yeh, Paul seems a bit of a ‘low lister’ to me;)

.................as far as Garden listing goes anyway.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th October 2018, 19:54
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Richard Prior
Make that 100%, Black Redstart adult male indeed.

Make that 100%, Black Redstart adult male indeed.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 15th October 2018, 09:29
Replies: 640
Views: 43,336
Posted By Richard Prior
Keep your 'pecker up!

After a September with not a single addition to the Garden Year List it's been hard to keep my spirits up, especially reading of all the goodies being seen this autumn by some of you. So perhaps...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 13th October 2018, 10:56
Replies: 97
Views: 5,093
Posted By Richard Prior
No Nutty, it’s not a Skate, it’s bigger than...

No Nutty, it’s not a Skate, it’s bigger than that;)
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