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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 15:57
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By KenM
Yes it is. Cheers

Yes it is.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 14:13
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By KenM
Yes, thanks guys no doubts now! The ability of...

Yes, thanks guys no doubts now! The ability of birds to ventriloquise their respective calls never ceases to amaze me!

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By KenM
Apologies A!...am having upload difficulties at...

Apologies A!...am having upload difficulties at present, will wait till my grandson comes home to provide the necessary expertise...:-C

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 12:24
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By KenM
Amphibian or bird....?

Taken from my Menorcan Vacational Trip report a few weeks ago. I recorded this repeated single note call, which ''appeared'' to emanate from the centre of the reed bed, albeit there was the odd...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:20
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By KenM
All Swainson's for me, no rufous in their...

All Swainson's for me, no rufous in their respective tails and the breast spotting is not as bold as one might expect from Hermit Thrush.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd June 2018, 09:36
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By KenM
I believe that GSW and SW do hybridise. :eek!:

I believe that GSW and SW do hybridise. :eek!:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd June 2018, 09:09
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By KenM
I'd go with birdbrain22 for GSW....black at base...

I'd go with birdbrain22 for GSW....black at base of bill, big white spots to tail, and the red to the vent area looking quite deep and intense.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd June 2018, 07:29
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By KenM
The bill does look deep...... Cheers

The bill does look deep......

Cheers
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 20th June 2018, 07:19
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By KenM
Very good point! Birds can have a "ventriloquial"...

Very good point! Birds can have a "ventriloquial" ability beyond their ken....no pun intended, the point being that there were intermittent trees on the edge of the reed bed...although it did sound...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 19th June 2018, 21:53
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By KenM
Thanks Richard glad you liked it! I've never...

Thanks Richard glad you liked it! I've never visited the North of the Island, sounds like a good bet.

FWIW on my 1st evening at the resort we went for a stroll after dinner, on our return leg we...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Tuesday 19th June 2018, 17:53
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By KenM
That will be one ''helluva tail'' to explain......

That will be one ''helluva tail'' to explain......
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th June 2018, 17:28
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By KenM
Agreed, however....if the light is right CS can...

Agreed, however....if the light is right CS can look quite pale, all shot in Essex.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th June 2018, 12:27
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By KenM
Red-Crested Pochard, Neta rufina Cheers

Red-Crested Pochard, Neta rufina

Cheers
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Tuesday 19th June 2018, 08:38
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By KenM
Perhaps an excess of estrogen in the water? Or...

Perhaps an excess of estrogen in the water?

Or an "evolutionary snap shot frame" of a Pallid Swift substituting it's wings for fins in the morphing process. ;)


Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th June 2018, 07:44
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By KenM
......and these too! Cheers

......and these too!

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th June 2018, 07:44
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By KenM
I think you've nailed it correctly! Cheers

I think you've nailed it correctly!

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 14:18
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By KenM
Both look like Hermit Thrush, the rufous tail and...

Both look like Hermit Thrush, the rufous tail and rump are fairly diagnostic Widus.

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 09:08
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By KenM
I believe that the contrasting prominent eye-ring...

I believe that the contrasting prominent eye-ring that you have captured, is strongly suggestive and would I believe rule out all other contenders.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 16th June 2018, 22:32
Replies: 475
Views: 79,869
Posted By KenM
It was a photo op...that I couldn’t miss...

It was a photo op...that I couldn’t miss Nick...unfortunately Sprawk it was on that occasion. :t:

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th June 2018, 11:19
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By KenM
Skylark. Cheers

Skylark.

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 16th June 2018, 08:06
Replies: 475
Views: 79,869
Posted By KenM
Sprawk.......

Norf Eeest London!.......It just appeared ''out-a fin'' air. ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th June 2018, 07:25
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By KenM
I'd have thought that early June for a Hen...

I'd have thought that early June for a Hen Harrier in Southern England would be exceptional ?

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 15th June 2018, 11:12
Replies: 467
Views: 24,387
Posted By KenM
Considering that by this time last year I'd had 8...

Considering that by this time last year I'd had 8 sightings....this mornings Peregrine was a relief! no.72.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 15th June 2018, 07:10
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By KenM
If memory serves Nick.....were there not two...

If memory serves Nick.....were there not two birds claimed at two differing locations on the island at the same time year end?

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th June 2018, 10:58
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By KenM
Thought I'd let you be "Tail Gunner " on that...

Thought I'd let you be "Tail Gunner " on that one. ;)
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