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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd August 2020, 13:27
Replies: 6
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Posted By lou salomon
not so easy with the gulls. while in pic 2 you...

not so easy with the gulls. while in pic 2 you have both steppe gulls -paler mantled, and heuglin's gulls - the darker mantled ones, both belonging to Larus fuscus these days, the 2cy in pic 1 isn't...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd August 2020, 12:10
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By lou salomon
definitely common tern.

definitely common tern.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st August 2020, 08:48
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By lou salomon
both do but they bob differently :-O

both do but they bob differently :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 10:00
Replies: 33
Views: 945
Posted By lou salomon
they are slimmer built and their tails to me...

they are slimmer built and their tails to me looked shorter than those of common ravens (in field, in egypt), but still slightly wedge shaped (which can alter depending on situation). their voices...
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Friday 31st July 2020, 08:01
Replies: 5,785
Views: 585,418
Posted By lou salomon
sylvia atricapilla?

sylvia atricapilla?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 07:59
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By lou salomon
hard to tell on these pics. but the juvenile...

hard to tell on these pics. but the juvenile gives more a herring gull impression.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 07:57
Replies: 33
Views: 945
Posted By lou salomon
even if slightly out of range i think it got to...

even if slightly out of range i think it got to be a brown-necked raven. tail can look like that of crows from what i have seen.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th July 2020, 14:35
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By lou salomon
Roland, Lesser Yellowlegs. and yes, leasts can...

Roland, Lesser Yellowlegs.
and yes, leasts can have such solid dark breast.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th July 2020, 09:11
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By lou salomon
the right hand bird is a least sandpiper, agree...

the right hand bird is a least sandpiper, agree with the others
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th July 2020, 21:28
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By lou salomon
Galerida sp looks best from shape.

Galerida sp looks best from shape.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th July 2020, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By lou salomon
why not immature lesser spotted eagle?

why not immature lesser spotted eagle?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th July 2020, 15:14
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By lou salomon
that's a very dark juv LLB, never seen one this...

that's a very dark juv LLB, never seen one this dark in romania (or for that matter, in turkey).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 27th July 2020, 09:24
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By lou salomon
an exact date (week is enough) and more exact...

an exact date (week is enough) and more exact location would help.
first is a tatty moulting adult male wheatear, looks like pleschanka to me but i'm abs. not sure.
2nd looks like a juvenile shore...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd July 2020, 16:13
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By lou salomon
no, not LGS but ssp. pallidirostris, recently put...

no, not LGS but ssp. pallidirostris, recently put back to excubitor. edit: i see that it is aucheri which breeds in the region, pallidirostris occures during winter. aucheri is also under excubitor...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd July 2020, 16:11
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By lou salomon
it's an adult eleonora's falcon.

it's an adult eleonora's falcon.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By lou salomon
The ones on the left are both 2cy.

The ones on the left are both 2cy.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 14:46
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By lou salomon
the common gulls are actually herring gulls. rest...

the common gulls are actually herring gulls. rest GBBG.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 14:44
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By lou salomon
yes, 2cy.

yes, 2cy.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 13:51
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By lou salomon
i checked the location - it's well out of range...

i checked the location - it's well out of range for rock nuthatch which occures south and east of skopje, but not north of it. also, what you describe for habitat is totally off - they are ROCK...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 13:44
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By lou salomon
apart from that adult male ferruginous duck i...

apart from that adult male ferruginous duck i only see female type common pochards..:-C
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 09:42
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By lou salomon
they usually strongly differ in habitat...

they usually strongly differ in habitat preference. how was it? high rocky slopes with scarce vegetation or bushland with stones or mediteranean forest?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 07:25
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By lou salomon
they are green sandpipers.

they are green sandpipers.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 06:36
Replies: 5,785
Views: 585,418
Posted By lou salomon
either of the kestrels - falco naumanni?

either of the kestrels - falco naumanni?
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 06:35
Replies: 5,785
Views: 585,418
Posted By lou salomon
but straight-billed curlew ;)

but straight-billed curlew ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st July 2020, 15:56
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By lou salomon
on bill alone this is a eurasian nuthatch (sitta...

on bill alone this is a eurasian nuthatch (sitta europaea).
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