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Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 00:06
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
I think so. long legs, larger than white...

I think so. long legs, larger than white egrets.

One more game drive in Botswana: African fish...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 23:28
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Asian...

Asian Openbills
https://www.google.com/maps/@4.0601011,100.8671046,3a,19.8y,62.94h,83.31t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s_RWe1oKDEPeAG_LjDw1QNQ!2e0!7i16384!8i8192
Purple...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 18:51
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Great place to see places I visited before, ones...

Great place to see places I visited before, ones I want to visit and ones I will never be able to visit, I am afraid. I saw in the TV that Keas visit ski resorts in New Zeanad. So I checked and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 22:31
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Barely scratched the surface of riches of Chobe...

Barely scratched the surface of riches of Chobe waterfront.
Green...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 20:03
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
You are telling this to a former student who...

You are telling this to a former student who sneaked without paying whenever he could avoid it... :D the same place from another...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 16:44
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Glaucous...

Glaucous...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 16:39
Replies: 51
Views: 1,236
Posted By jurek
By suppressing news, you are suppressing it also...

By suppressing news, you are suppressing it also to local birders, who can legitimately go.

In my opinion, it is better not to be a nanny to adults. Birders are grown people, they should be able to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 21:20
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
We all know that twitching is not as satisfying...

We all know that twitching is not as satisfying as self-found birds, but we still do it.
Australian Brushturkeys, Crimson Rosellas, Australian King...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 16:41
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Common Tern is not on the list, yet. Even more...

Common Tern is not on the list, yet. Even more strangely, nobody found a Ring-billed Gull on Street View, either.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 16:31
Replies: 22
Views: 424
Posted By jurek
It is quite plain: the Nightingale is evolving...

It is quite plain: the Nightingale is evolving into a flightless bird unique to Britain.

Extrapolating the current trend, within 500 years or so, Nightingales in Britain will become as flightless as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 16:03
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Common...

Common...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 09:51
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
I think it is a Black-winged Kite with its long...

I think it is a Black-winged Kite with its long wings and short tail.

I checked some places where I remember seeing lots of birds on the roadside and nothing. I could not find e.g. a myna or a pond...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 20:00
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Is this American White Pelican? According to...

Is this American White Pelican? According to Ebird they are everywhere there, but no confusing swans/white geese sp....
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 19:34
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Crested Ducks I guess. I checked quite a bit of...

Crested Ducks I guess.

I checked quite a bit of Colca Canyon in Peru but could not find an Andean Condor...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 19:33
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By jurek
More common is that it heard you, but realized it...

More common is that it heard you, but realized it is not quite right sound and ignored it.

You can check strength of the sound yourself by walking away from it. If you can hear it, the bird can -...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 15:46
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Cinereous...

Cinereous Harrier
https://www.google.com/maps/@-43.2437511,-65.2415415,3a,15y,331.55h,87.72t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sFPIUCUf1kMhtjUKD65vqlA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Coscoroba Swan (and unidentifable ducks...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 15:06
Replies: 398
Views: 4,578
Posted By jurek
Egyptian Geese (with Greylags to the...

Egyptian Geese (with Greylags to the...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 31st March 2020, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By jurek
A group of gulls flying at night is not unusual....

A group of gulls flying at night is not unusual. IMO more likely to be seen than migrating Spoonbills. Gulls-latecomers arrive at roost well after dusk, and gulls sleeping in cities (e.g. on street...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 30th March 2020, 18:02
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By jurek
I could never understand cyber-bullying. Internet...

I could never understand cyber-bullying. Internet has practically unlimited number of sites and meeting places. If you don't like a person on a website, you just logout and go to another....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 29th March 2020, 11:27
Replies: 84
Views: 6,316
Posted By jurek
It was before it was known they are not related....

It was before it was known they are not related. Calling them 'warblers' can confuse people who might think that Parulidae are related to Eurasian warblers Sylvia. Besides, many of these 'wood...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 28th March 2020, 23:13
Replies: 84
Views: 6,316
Posted By jurek
European ornithologists should rename all...

European ornithologists should rename all American fake warblers to Arboreros.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 19:34
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By jurek
All conservation organizations worldwide should...

All conservation organizations worldwide should partner with health organizations worldwide and call for and enforce the ban of killing, butchering, trading and eating wild animals in East Asia and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 26th March 2020, 20:28
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By jurek
I think if you saw this bird many years ago, some...

I think if you saw this bird many years ago, some aspects could be blurred in your memory.

Anyway, I looked at 'canary color mutations' on google images and saw many yellow domestic canaries with...
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Wednesday 25th March 2020, 19:16
Replies: 39
Views: 45,082
Posted By jurek
In the Middle East, too, bald ibis nested in...

In the Middle East, too, bald ibis nested in cities.

I would guess that the main danger is pesticide use, and 'long distance from human habitations' is simply a proxy of low pesticide use....
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 23rd March 2020, 20:17
Replies: 34
Views: 825
Posted By jurek
Looking forward, great trip! Re: 3rd photo - so...

Looking forward, great trip!

Re: 3rd photo - so that's how they look when fully ripe!
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