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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 00:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By Nutcracker
Brilliant!! 3:-) 3:-) 3:-)

Brilliant!! 3:-) 3:-) 3:-)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 20:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,016
Posted By Nutcracker
In that case, I would bet on it - those...

In that case, I would bet on it - those 'smoke-filled rooms' are exactly where the public are not listened to and the biases of the privileged people in the meeting are brought to fruition :C
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 20:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By Nutcracker
Could always change the spelling a bit, how about...

Could always change the spelling a bit, how about Magnicifent Frigatebird? Or perhaps just Frigginbird?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 19:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By Nutcracker
Clear conflict in names there! Why not:

Clear conflict in names there! Why not:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:40
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By Nutcracker
Blue Jay, tail feather :t:

Blue Jay, tail feather :t:
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Yesterday, 10:34
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By Nutcracker
Have you got a wider shot of the whole plant,...

Have you got a wider shot of the whole plant, please?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:44
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Nutcracker
4-5 both are Sanderling :t:

4-5 both are Sanderling :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:43
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to House Sparrow; a fresh juvenile (hence...

Ditto to House Sparrow; a fresh juvenile (hence the pale beak!). Unsexable at this age.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:40
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes, definitely a Tamarisk; no idea which species...

Yes, definitely a Tamarisk; no idea which species though (there's lots of them, and they're hard to tell apart!)
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 2nd August 2020, 21:29
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Nutcracker
Probably someone tied a wire or a rope round the...

Probably someone tied a wire or a rope round the tree when it was young.


No Ostrich that I can see though!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd August 2020, 21:22
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Dunnock :t:

Ditto to Dunnock :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd August 2020, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Nutcracker
Lack of yellow in Great Tits is apparently...

Lack of yellow in Great Tits is apparently diet-related: urban birds that eat primarily human-provided food and don't get enough natural food, don't develop such bright colours as birds feeding...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd August 2020, 21:17
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Nutcracker
Agree Wood Sandpiper (tho' surely they reproduce...

Agree Wood Sandpiper (tho' surely they reproduce by eggs, not spores?)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd August 2020, 08:54
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Nutcracker
Agreed; here's a Black-billed for...

Agreed; here's a Black-billed for comparison:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Black_billed_gull_queenstown_closeup.jpg
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st August 2020, 20:36
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Nutcracker
I'm thinking Arctic, but not 100% confident.

I'm thinking Arctic, but not 100% confident.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st August 2020, 20:34
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Nutcracker
Subadult (2nd summer) for me - juvenile has a...

Subadult (2nd summer) for me - juvenile has a greyer crown, adult a more obvious white central crown stripe.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st August 2020, 20:30
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to juvenile Sparrowhawk begging call -...

Ditto to juvenile Sparrowhawk begging call - wrong tone for Buzzard :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st August 2020, 20:27
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to female Wood Duck; presumably an escape...

Ditto to female Wood Duck; presumably an escape (don't think there's any established feral populations this side of the Atlantic?)

Can exclude eclipse drake as that would have a red/pink bill
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st August 2020, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Nutcracker
Common Tern - the legs are too long for Arctic...

Common Tern - the legs are too long for Arctic :t:

Enjoyed the title auto-correct error 3:-)3:-)3:-)
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 31st July 2020, 20:34
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Nutcracker
Whhooooo-oooo-ooo (o)<

Whhooooo-oooo-ooo (o)<
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 20:19
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Nutcracker
Willow Warblers (Lövsångare) :t:

Willow Warblers (Lövsångare) :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 20:06
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Nutcracker
Common Sandpipers do that a lot too - but the...

Common Sandpipers do that a lot too - but the lack of a white shoulder mark is important :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 20:01
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Nutcracker
That's a Goosander (Mergus merganser merganser),...

That's a Goosander (Mergus merganser merganser), not a Common Merganser (Mergus merganser americanus) - the latter has a fine black line running across the white wing patch :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 31st July 2020, 19:57
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Nutcracker
Sorry, wishful thinking, Buzzard it is :t:

Sorry, wishful thinking, Buzzard it is :t:
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Friday 31st July 2020, 15:09
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By Nutcracker
Too cold for Great White Shark there? Other...

Too cold for Great White Shark there? Other sharks like Greenland Shark might though, and Orcas of course.
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