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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:59
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Common sandpiper, White wagtail (split as Amur...

Common sandpiper, White wagtail (split as Amur leucopsis I think) and a Sand-plover species - not sure if Lesser or Greater from this photo.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:54
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Common chiffchaff

Common chiffchaff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th September 2020, 13:49
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Ashy tailorbird.

Ashy tailorbird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th September 2020, 13:26
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Yes a nice juvenile :t:

Yes a nice juvenile :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th September 2020, 13:25
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi Dixon, perhaps this...

Hi Dixon, perhaps this (https://digdeep1962.wordpress.com/2017/02/07/identification-of-paddyfield-richards-and-blyths-pipits-in-malaysia/) link will help. For what it is worth, I suspect it is a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th September 2020, 13:41
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Male Cirl and 2 juv. Corn buntings.

Male Cirl and 2 juv. Corn buntings.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th September 2020, 13:22
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Certainly is!

Certainly is!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th September 2020, 20:23
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Looks like a Willow warbler

Looks like a Willow warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th September 2020, 17:05
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Yes, Common whitethroat indeed.

Yes, Common whitethroat indeed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th September 2020, 07:02
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Thanks Nutty, I don't have my laptop with me so...

Thanks Nutty, I don't have my laptop with me so just screenshots from my phone - not ideal.
I may pop via the site on the way home if weather conditions are better... just in case...!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th September 2020, 13:28
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Sandpiper, Cornwall.

Looking for comment's on this bird I observed yesterday.
I noted the following features which has left me a bit perplexed;
- obvious white eyeing
- obvious pale supercillium
- pale (but not yellow)...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 31st August 2020, 09:10
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Female Sardinian.

Female Sardinian.
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 30th August 2020, 18:00
Replies: 42
Views: 7,644
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Good luck with them Tom, I hope they live up to...

Good luck with them Tom, I hope they live up to expectations - if it weren't for the weight I'd still have mine!

Let us know how you get on.
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 30th August 2020, 07:51
Replies: 143
Views: 13,031
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Nick, many of those that frequent the optics...

Nick, many of those that frequent the optics forums are not birders and would not comprehend using their fully waterproof binoculars in the rain. Having looked through this thread and seeing the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th August 2020, 17:50
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By dwatsonbirder
The first looks like Fulvous whistling duck with...

The first looks like Fulvous whistling duck with some pigmentation deficiency. The second is a Smew. Are the birds free flying or part of a collection?
Forum: Kowa Thursday 27th August 2020, 13:51
Replies: 31
Views: 2,190
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Sorry, a bit off topic, but I saw a video from...

Sorry, a bit off topic, but I saw a video from Kowa (https://twitter.com/KowaOpticsEU/status/1298930888764526592) today which shows not just the power, but the incredible image quality possible with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th August 2020, 21:46
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Perhaps another helpful pointer - Sanderling can...

Perhaps another helpful pointer - Sanderling can be separated from all other similar species by the lack of hind toe.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th August 2020, 08:17
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Subalpine warbler

Subalpine warbler
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd August 2020, 10:17
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi Jaysan, you have a Ruff, several Redshank and...

Hi Jaysan, you have a Ruff, several Redshank and a juvenile Dunlin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 20th August 2020, 14:24
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I'm with Miguel, Common for me - though I...

I'm with Miguel, Common for me - though I struggle with Common and Arctic at the best of times! Little tern can be safely excluded on the basis of bill colour and lack of white forehead.
Forum: Nikon Thursday 20th August 2020, 10:23
Replies: 28
Views: 7,643
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Glad you are enjoying your ED50 Richard, 8 years...

Glad you are enjoying your ED50 Richard, 8 years on since I bought my first, I replaced it with an angled version in 2014, and it has been my primary travel scope ever since. The 16x is arguably the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 19th August 2020, 16:15
Replies: 70
Views: 2,872
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I'm in complete agreement with Mike, carbon...

I'm in complete agreement with Mike, carbon offsetting is perhaps the best (only) way to counter the CO2 emissions from long haul flights. I personally recommend The World Land Trust...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 14th August 2020, 12:16
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Yes indeed, fantastic to see.

Yes indeed, fantastic to see.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 14th August 2020, 11:34
Replies: 52
Views: 1,674
Posted By dwatsonbirder
One final though which is perhaps an expansion on...

One final though which is perhaps an expansion on what has already been said - consider your location relative to what you are hoping to find, and also in context of the landscape.
Somewhere like St...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 13th August 2020, 12:20
Replies: 52
Views: 1,674
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I agree with Owen, time in the field...

I agree with Owen, time in the field (particularly at the right time of the year with good weather conditions) is key.
I have done literally hundreds of visits to my local patch, and found some great...
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