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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 20:36
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By gerdwichers8
The posted subterminal bars are all outstanding...

The posted subterminal bars are all outstanding by their dark contrast; even in fully fanned position so I see no reason to alter the formulation though I may start considering these...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 14:55
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By gerdwichers8
most easy will be the tailpattern. Whereas a juv....

most easy will be the tailpattern. Whereas a juv. Broad-winged will have a broad subterminal band and the pale inner bands equal to that but both will be much broader than the inner dark bands; a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 07:51
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By gerdwichers8
Broad-winged may have been a 'first impression'...

Broad-winged may have been a 'first impression' just as it was mine but this is a Red-shouldered Hawk.
Structure of the bird and patterning to both hand and tail says it all.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 23:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,310
Posted By gerdwichers8
I don't get it; why would you guys not call it a...

I don't get it; why would you guys not call it a Marsh Harrier?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th April 2018, 21:07
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By gerdwichers8
This particular bird doesn't show an apparent...

This particular bird doesn't show an apparent gape and the iris is a bit darkish. Therewith it appears cute but the head itself is still big compared to the body? as in Eurasian Common Buzzard and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 26th April 2018, 20:18
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By gerdwichers8
a tailless Red-tailed and not a Swainson's Hawk...

a tailless Red-tailed and not a Swainson's Hawk is best of my appreciations for the moment.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 26th April 2018, 19:20
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By gerdwichers8
I am not fully certain because of the barred...

I am not fully certain because of the barred primaries which may not have place in Swainson's juv either; will get back to it.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 25th April 2018, 14:57
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By gerdwichers8
Short-tailed

Short-tailed
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd April 2018, 19:26
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By gerdwichers8
Hello Ody, looks like a Common Kestrel

Hello Ody, looks like a Common Kestrel
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st April 2018, 11:22
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By gerdwichers8
Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th April 2018, 20:31
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By gerdwichers8
Some American hawks share the headpattern like...

Some American hawks share the headpattern like this bird: a smokey coloured face to a sudden pale earcovert and nape area this contrast is unusual in European raptorts. The species that share this...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th April 2018, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By gerdwichers8
Red-tailed Hawks; nice.

Red-tailed Hawks; nice.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd March 2018, 13:37
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By gerdwichers8
Spot billed is common

Spot billed is common
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd March 2018, 13:36
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By gerdwichers8
Nature ever amazes

Nature ever amazes
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd March 2018, 10:51
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By gerdwichers8
This is an Eastern Buzzard.

This is an Eastern Buzzard.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th March 2018, 12:18
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By gerdwichers8
Short-tailed Hawk; juv.

Short-tailed Hawk; juv.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th March 2018, 19:06
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By gerdwichers8
This is a Redtailed Hawk. Swainson's has a closed...

This is a Redtailed Hawk. Swainson's has a closed dark breast among other features like e.g. uniform dark remiges (upperside) and longer wing against the tail, no powerful legs etc.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th February 2018, 12:35
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By gerdwichers8
The first is a Swainson's Hawk adult; probably...

The first is a Swainson's Hawk adult; probably fully dark morph
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st February 2018, 21:12
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By gerdwichers8
Both eagles Steppe to me.

Both eagles Steppe to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th February 2018, 19:46
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By gerdwichers8
The first is a Tawny Eagle; third a Pallid...

The first is a Tawny Eagle; third a Pallid allright and fourth a second yr male Montague's
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th February 2018, 19:38
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By gerdwichers8
Roadside Hawk

Roadside Hawk
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th February 2018, 21:51
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By gerdwichers8
The first is a White-eyed 1st winter; the second...

The first is a White-eyed 1st winter; the second is a Steppe Buzzard adult.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st January 2018, 22:45
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By gerdwichers8
It's a buzzard all right and I think it's...

It's a buzzard all right and I think it's japonicus. The barring to the primaries is extensive towards the outermost.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st January 2018, 22:24
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By gerdwichers8
The buzzard is a dark morph Longlegged. The...

The buzzard is a dark morph Longlegged.
The eagle seems to have a well pronounced yellow eyering? so it's not the iris.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th March 2017, 18:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By gerdwichers8
hmm I am hesitant if it comes to A.orinus though....

hmm I am hesitant if it comes to A.orinus though. Long bill and claws and rounded wing make me puzzle
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