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Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 18th September 2019, 14:11
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Posted By jasperpatch
I hadn't heard the term 'viz migging' before,...

I hadn't heard the term 'viz migging' before, google has led me to a blog (which is likely one of you guys), and now I find that I am a practised viz-migger, and never knew it!

Does the term have...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th September 2019, 12:17
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Posted By jasperpatch
77 Yellow Bellied Flycatcher soon after the...

77 Yellow Bellied Flycatcher soon after the Wilson's warbler. Sat outside my upstairs window very graciously for a minute or two.
So many warblers through at the moment, lovely.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th September 2019, 15:48
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Posted By jasperpatch
Ooh nice one!!! Another one here, but I'm...

Ooh nice one!!!

Another one here, but I'm clutching on these days.
76 Wilson's Warbler first time in the garden since 2016.


(Also a lifer Red-necked Phalarope whilst kayaking from home yesterday,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th August 2019, 19:00
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Posted By jasperpatch
Well, according to numbers, I have another 9...

Well, according to numbers, I have another 9 species to catch up with my total from last year, but I'm struggling to work out what they would be!

One warbler down though, with the nicest view I've...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 7th August 2019, 15:11
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Posted By jasperpatch
I've only ever seen one! Great garden bird for...

I've only ever seen one! Great garden bird for sure.

74. Cedar Waxwing They've been in the area a lot, just had to be in outside at the right time to hear them and see them fly over.

The young...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 26th June 2019, 19:22
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Posted By jasperpatch
My nice list of additions marked peak season I...

My nice list of additions marked peak season I think, it has got much quieter since then. Gives me time to daydream about a grand tour around the other gardens - there'd be a fair number of lifers...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 28th May 2019, 23:02
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Posted By jasperpatch
Busy busy here, though the leaves are starting to...

Busy busy here, though the leaves are starting to make things more difficult.

59 Cape May Warbler
60 Mourning Dove - Heard only so far. Over and over and over.
61 Red-eyed Vireo
62 Magnolia...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th May 2019, 15:31
Replies: 659
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Posted By jasperpatch
Yes indeed. It always makes me chuckle when...

Yes indeed. It always makes me chuckle when people complain about IDing warblers over here. Not that they are easy, but at least there is some variety in colour - you've got a fighting chance! With...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th May 2019, 14:37
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Posted By jasperpatch
hmm...still no Siskins here, though I have...

hmm...still no Siskins here, though I have friends nearby who have seen them, so maybe soon!

I have hit and passed the big 50 though:
47 Black-and-white Warbler
48 Yellow-rumped...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th May 2019, 00:46
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Posted By jasperpatch
34 Pine Warbler 35 Blue-headed Vireo 36 Purple...

34 Pine Warbler
35 Blue-headed Vireo
36 Purple Finch
37 Belted Kingfisher
38 Fox Sparrow
39 Song Sparrow
40 White-throated Sparrow
41 Red-shouldered Hawk
42 Black-throated Green...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th April 2019, 17:41
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
Rainy day, and I'm sat at an upstairs window...

Rainy day, and I'm sat at an upstairs window totting up flyovers:
26. Common Grackle
27. Common Loon
28. Mallard
29. Common Merganser
30. Barn Swallow
31. Tree Swallow
32. Northern Flicker
33. Golden...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th April 2019, 17:37
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
Ah, the one that got away this UK trip. We found...

Ah, the one that got away this UK trip. We found a lot of goldcrests, and I momentarily thought I'd found a fire too, but it disappeared and I didn't get a good enough view to be certain. I think...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th April 2019, 18:11
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Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
A great description Ken! Yes, they are usually...

A great description Ken! Yes, they are usually the duller bird, and being more vocal (they have a recognizable song which the gold-crowned kinglet doesn't seem to), they are easier to find too. But...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th April 2019, 13:52
Replies: 659
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Posted By jasperpatch
Having left Canada on April 2nd, with a year...

Having left Canada on April 2nd, with a year garden list of 20, I managed to clock up 27 species in Mum and Dad's garden (Norfolk, UK) in mornings/evenings around our explorations elsewhere! Ho...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th April 2019, 13:47
Replies: 659
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Posted By jasperpatch
Ooh, fabulous! I had momentary glimpses a couple...

Ooh, fabulous! I had momentary glimpses a couple of times whilst in the UK, always a joy - but as a garden bird? Fab!
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 30th March 2019, 12:57
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
At least by Canadian standards Ken, snow again...

At least by Canadian standards Ken, snow again today, but this is (likely!) the last of it!

20. Ring-billed Gull.

Off to England early next week, so I'll miss some more of our arrivals, but mostly...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd March 2019, 21:32
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
One new one a day for the past few days: 17....

One new one a day for the past few days:
17. American Robin (heard only so far)
18. Canada Goose - single flyover
19. Turkey Vulture
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 2nd March 2019, 15:19
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
Spot on 16, same as this time last year -...

Spot on 16, same as this time last year - although not the same 16!
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 19th February 2019, 15:39
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
Congratulations Wari - and another one we have in...

Congratulations Wari - and another one we have in common (I got mine back in November, and you may have heard the whooping from there!). Wish I'd managed such a good photo!

Puts you a couple ahead...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th February 2019, 12:24
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
15. Blue Jay Finally!

15. Blue Jay Finally!
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 10th February 2019, 17:27
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
And I'm yet to get one on my county list, let...

And I'm yet to get one on my county list, let alone the garden!
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 3rd February 2019, 20:19
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
We'll likely be neck and neck til Spring I should...

We'll likely be neck and neck til Spring I should think Waxy!

Just measured and there is just over 50cm on the back deck currently, though some of that may have slid off the roof. Its snowing again...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd February 2019, 14:39
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By jasperpatch
Many thanks, fascinating reading. So much to...

Many thanks, fascinating reading. So much to learn!
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st February 2019, 19:40
Replies: 659
Views: 30,471
Posted By jasperpatch
Plodding along... 12. Pileated Woodpecker 13....

Plodding along...
12. Pileated Woodpecker
13. American Goldfinch - last seen in November, I don't think I've gone so long without seeing one before.
14. Northern Shrike. Whizzed through the garden,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 1st February 2019, 14:44
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By jasperpatch
I guess it may remain a mystery then, without DNA...

I guess it may remain a mystery then, without DNA testing or very intimate inspection!
Glad to know that I'm not alone in my confusion.
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