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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 09:54
Replies: 46
Views: 1,562
Posted By Warixenjalka
I saw my first Swifts (4) at 16th May and from my...

I saw my first Swifts (4) at 16th May and from my own garden. Since then they have been delighted by me every day and there is few more. Some screaming I've heard also, but not much yet.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 09:11
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
At May 16th: #59. Common Swift - Now I know the...

At May 16th:

#59. Common Swift - Now I know the summer has really started. B (:
#60. Sterna sp - Not sure was this a Common or Arctic :eek!:

And yesterday:

#61. Honey Buzzard - Nicely glide over...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th May 2018, 04:27
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Brainticket: Your garden seems to be in a really...

Brainticket: Your garden seems to be in a really good spot! :t:

I've also had a good week (Not quantity, but quality):
#54. Pied Flycatcher - OK, this is a basic thing at this time of year.
#55....
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 15th May 2018, 11:12
Replies: 3,867
Views: 653,819
Posted By Warixenjalka
Bar-tailed Godwit at Junkkarinjärvi, Kouvola,...

Bar-tailed Godwit at Junkkarinjärvi, Kouvola, South-East Fin.B (:
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th May 2018, 06:05
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
...and the #53. Hobby - Thank gods the alarm...

...and the

#53. Hobby - Thank gods the alarm system (Tits and sparrows) :king:
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 7th May 2018, 07:42
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Warixenjalka
Indeed! I was smashed physically and mentally......

Indeed! I was smashed physically and mentally... 3:-)

Welcome to join Arktika Rally. :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 7th May 2018, 06:35
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Last Friday evening lots of Hirundines over the...

Last Friday evening lots of Hirundines over the garden. (And again at Saturday evening.)

#48. Barn Swallow
#49. House Martin - Maybe a small surprise: This was a garden lifer!

At the Saturday...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 7th May 2018, 06:15
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Post Richard: Send the Griffon to the North! I made...

Richard: Send the Griffon to the North!

I made some calculations again and the "Race between Countries" looks like this. Situation at the end of April.

Lithuania: 82
France: 60
UK: 57,7
Portugal:...
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 3rd May 2018, 11:53
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Warixenjalka
1st of May Bird Rally

Our local association organized Bird rally at 1st of May. Participation was not huge, only four teams (the majority of Finns are smashed or at least in a hangover at that day) o:D. Rally started at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 12:44
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Nice! (Ofcourse not for that Roe Deer.) My...

Nice! (Ofcourse not for that Roe Deer.)

My Garden Mammal list is about 6 species... :king:

Back to the birds...

#44. Barnacle Goose - about 30 flyovers
#45. Oystercatcher - 1 flyover. It's good...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th April 2018, 09:15
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
#43. Gray Heron

#43. Gray Heron
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd April 2018, 12:05
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
I was in fever about a week. So you might think,...

I was in fever about a week. So you might think, now I had a good time to watch gardenbirds. Yes - I have a time, but I also have been so tired that whole good migration week passed by me. Now, when...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 11th April 2018, 09:17
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Warixenjalka
That's very true. But when you have a friendship...

That's very true. But when you have a friendship with a Finn - or Finn gets couple of B (: - there isn't reserve anymore. 3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th April 2018, 09:03
Replies: 69
Views: 5,323
Posted By Warixenjalka
:t:

:t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th April 2018, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Warixenjalka
"We soon found that the Fins are not very...

"We soon found that the Fins are not very friendly – no hellos or smiles when you passed people or moved over to make way for them on narrow paths, boardwalks etc."

Sorry, I smiled at this. You...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 10th April 2018, 10:56
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Swallows, Martins and Hoopoes - You guys have...

Swallows, Martins and Hoopoes - You guys have summer there!

Meantime in Finland: Snow... at least last night. :-C

OK - I got couple of new ones too.

From Sunday:
#33. Black-headed Gull
#34....
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 10th April 2018, 10:32
Replies: 69
Views: 5,323
Posted By Warixenjalka
I haven't been in CR or even any Birdquest trips...

I haven't been in CR or even any Birdquest trips so I can't give any comment about those. But if you say like you say this:



You have to ask yourself are you really interested of birds at all? Why...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 10th April 2018, 10:06
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Warixenjalka
Even the smallest do this:...

Even the smallest do this: https://www.flickr.com/photos/warixenjalka/13957139257/in/album-72157632808582566/
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th April 2018, 07:03
Replies: 152
Views: 32,079
Posted By Warixenjalka
I finally bought a "birding machine". Actually I...

I finally bought a "birding machine". Actually I was forced to buy one. My wife went to change our faithful Škoda Yeti to Fabia. Fabia is a good car (for a that size), but the ground clearance is...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th April 2018, 06:27
Replies: 3,867
Views: 653,819
Posted By Warixenjalka
So you broke the limit of 2000 species?...

So you broke the limit of 2000 species? Congratulations! B (:
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th April 2018, 06:24
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Yesterday afternoon I spend about an hour on yard...

Yesterday afternoon I spend about an hour on yard and now I can add couple of more over flying migrants to my list:

#30. Great Black-backed Gull - 2 of them. I think these are actually our local...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 4th April 2018, 07:18
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By Warixenjalka
If / When you come to SE (especially in...

If / When you come to SE (especially in Virolahti) I can join you and show you few good birding sites.
I wish I have a time to go up north too, but not this time I'm afraid.

Please PM if you are...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th April 2018, 04:19
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
No Citril Finches here (would be lifer) or even...

No Citril Finches here (would be lifer) or even Ravens. After a sunny week, also here Monday was very snowy.
Before that I manage to see couple of early migrants:

#28. Herring Gull &
#29. Wood...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 29th March 2018, 10:03
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Warixenjalka
I just read on somewhere (maybe facebook) from an...

I just read on somewhere (maybe facebook) from an experiment in which a colorful paint was placed on the Crows shoulder feathers (apparently without crow noticed that). Crow was placed in front of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 28th March 2018, 12:05
Replies: 438
Views: 21,038
Posted By Warixenjalka
Nothing new from here, but I made a list of...

Nothing new from here, but I made a list of listers. :smoke:

At 2018 there is 20 of us.
From UK there are 11, from Finland 3, from France 2, and only one from Portugal, Liettuva, Irland and Canada....
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