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Forum: Japan Yesterday, 08:28
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By foresttwitcher
A first winter male would resemble an adult...

A first winter male would resemble an adult female in terms of plumage but with a much reduced or no white patch at the base of the bill.

The bill size and shape is different between the two species.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st March 2020, 21:37
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By foresttwitcher
No need now Jeff beat me to it!

No need now Jeff beat me to it!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st March 2020, 18:48
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By foresttwitcher
Sorry, the text is too blurred for it to read the...

Sorry, the text is too blurred for it to read the characters effectively. I could post on Kantori Facebook group and ask for a translation if you want.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st March 2020, 12:17
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By foresttwitcher
Google Translate struggles a bit through the...

Google Translate struggles a bit through the camera with the smaller text but the characters for India seemed to come up.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th March 2020, 13:33
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Correction: Due to being a bit of an idiot...

Correction: Due to being a bit of an idiot reading Google Maps my references to Takaokucho in post 93 should actually refer to Kawaguchi Bridge; the former is the name of the region.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th March 2020, 09:22
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Thanks for the kind words, Chris, you flatter me....

Thanks for the kind words, Chris, you flatter me. I'm glad people are getting something out of it. I have to admit it was great going back through the memories again. Go for it when we can move about...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th March 2020, 08:54
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By foresttwitcher
I cant help with the photo and have limited...

I cant help with the photo and have limited experience only having seen many of both over two weeks at the end of February but I found in the field good views generally allowed ID but less than ideal...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 29th March 2020, 21:05
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
I'd be interested in reading it John if you were...

I'd be interested in reading it John if you were willing to share - by PM if you prefer.

Thanks for the comments 3Italianbirders, I'm glad you enjoyed the read.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 29th March 2020, 12:13
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Thursday 27th February: Last full day today and...

Thursday 27th February:

Last full day today and as I had kept it clear for a bit of flexibility around the ferry journey and possible cancellations I had no real plan. One option was for some more...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 29th March 2020, 09:10
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Cheers Mike, to get that success with such...

Cheers Mike, to get that success with such magnificent birds was awesome. We did not get quite the numbers and species John had but it was a much shorter trip and for most of the peak time between...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th March 2020, 20:43
Replies: 804
Views: 33,320
Posted By foresttwitcher
I saw it the other night. Not the best but...

I saw it the other night. Not the best but entertaining enough. It's fine while you are watching it but I woke up the next morning saw the news and very briefly was not sure what was reality and what...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 28th March 2020, 17:42
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Indeed I was.

Indeed I was.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 28th March 2020, 16:11
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Thanks Andrew, I know what you mean but I was...

Thanks Andrew, I know what you mean but I was lucky enough to see Japanese Bush Warbler close by shortly before the mystery bird so did have a bit of a comparison and the appearance and behaviour...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 28th March 2020, 10:56
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Wednesday 26th February: I was woken gently in...

Wednesday 26th February:

I was woken gently in the early hours by the lights coming on and then a speaker announcement. By the time I had my stuff in my bag other passengers had gathered on the...
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 27th March 2020, 21:25
Replies: 50
Views: 1,227
Posted By foresttwitcher
:t:

:t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 27th March 2020, 19:00
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
I've edited post #93 to show the correct date in...

I've edited post #93 to show the correct date in the title but am no longer able to do so for post #88 which should obviously read February instead of March.

Tuesday 25th February:

The next few...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 17:43
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By foresttwitcher
There really does need to be a like button.

There really does need to be a like button.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 08:03
Replies: 804
Views: 33,320
Posted By foresttwitcher
But unfortunately it doesn't in some cases.

But unfortunately it doesn't in some cases.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 26th March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By foresttwitcher
You can see conifers in the background.

You can see conifers in the background.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 26th March 2020, 10:16
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Monday 24th February: Another early start on...

Monday 24th February:

Another early start on another fine day - I'd been incredibly lucky with the weather so far.

Last evening I'd used the hotel's free wifi to locate today's first location and...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 25th March 2020, 20:40
Replies: 52
Views: 1,538
Posted By foresttwitcher
A couple of great days so far John. In my opinion...

A couple of great days so far John. In my opinion it's always good to see a successful raptor hunt in action.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 25th March 2020, 20:30
Replies: 29
Views: 688
Posted By foresttwitcher
Mike doesn't need me to speak for him but I read...

Mike doesn't need me to speak for him but I read it as referring to the lack of Wrybill photos.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 25th March 2020, 13:41
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Mike, my version of Brazil states on Oriental...

Mike, my version of Brazil states on Oriental Magpie "Local and restricted range in S Japan (essentially N Kyushu), where presumed introduced in 17th/18th centuries from Korea, also recorded C Honshu...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th March 2020, 13:33
Replies: 51
Views: 3,790
Posted By foresttwitcher
Shame, but I can't say it's that surprising.

Shame, but I can't say it's that surprising.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 24th March 2020, 20:23
Replies: 112
Views: 3,247
Posted By foresttwitcher
Arghh, you edited your last post after I replied...

Arghh, you edited your last post after I replied Chris! I'm back to embarrassment now!

Anyway, back to birds ... (pauses for anticipated comments) ...

Sunday 23rd March:

Another prompt start today...
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