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Forum: Information Wanted Today, 17:50
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Migration will still be very good in the Baltic...

Migration will still be very good in the Baltic in April but it will be somewhat different things to May e.g. wildfowl and finches more than waders and warblers. It's perhaps better for things like...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:40
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Chestnut Wattle-eye, I think.

Chestnut Wattle-eye, I think.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th February 2020, 22:11
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
As well as the subtle differences in shape, the...

As well as the subtle differences in shape, the extensive dark streaking on the flanks is a good feature.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th February 2020, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Great Knot

Great Knot
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 25th February 2020, 23:06
Replies: 3,468
Views: 695,240
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
After a day of heavy rain, it was a beautiful...

After a day of heavy rain, it was a beautiful morning here in Torry with the lightest winds we've had for a few weeks. Lots of birds were singing around Nigg Bay, including Reed Buntings,...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 24th February 2020, 12:31
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Welcome to BirdForum. I'm wondering if your bird...

Welcome to BirdForum. I'm wondering if your bird is a wintering Sooty Falcon.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd February 2020, 23:13
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
1. Falcated Duck 2. Cape Shelduck

1. Falcated Duck
2. Cape Shelduck
Forum: Scotland Sunday 23rd February 2020, 22:22
Replies: 3,468
Views: 695,240
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Fairly quiet today, although I again saw a pair...

Fairly quiet today, although I again saw a pair of Stock Doves on Tullos Hill. Also, four Teal on the marsh.

Worth mentioning that Mark had a Red Kite yesterday (as well as an amazing sighting of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 23rd February 2020, 11:17
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Thanks for this link Grahame. Here's a bird I...

Thanks for this link Grahame. Here's a bird I photographed in Habomai in December. I assumed it was snowi because of the limited white in the coverts. Interesting to read about the head pattern.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd February 2020, 09:20
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
It looks fairly normal for a Chiffchaff, from...

It looks fairly normal for a Chiffchaff, from what can be seen. They vary a bit.
Forum: Scotland Saturday 22nd February 2020, 21:35
Replies: 3,468
Views: 695,240
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I saw the Glaucous Gull again on Monday, in the...

I saw the Glaucous Gull again on Monday, in the same area towards the end of the day. I've not seen it since, although it may still be around.

On Thursday a look around the Nigg Bay area produced...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 17:47
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I can only see Pond-herons here.

I can only see Pond-herons here.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 17:46
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I think these are all Crested Serpent Eagles.

I think these are all Crested Serpent Eagles.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 21st February 2020, 15:18
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Also consider, the Caucasus area (Georgia,...

Also consider, the Caucasus area (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan) and the Baltic States e.g. Estonia.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st February 2020, 14:30
Replies: 65
Views: 1,606
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
We need an updated Shell Guide to resolve this...

We need an updated Shell Guide to resolve this matter once and for all.
Forum: Conservation Friday 21st February 2020, 12:56
Replies: 45
Views: 7,927
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Good...

Good news:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/planning-decision-na-hld-086/
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 21st February 2020, 11:41
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Maybe somewhere Middle-eastern e.g. Oman or...

Maybe somewhere Middle-eastern e.g. Oman or Kuwait. Should be good migration around then, as well as regular species.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st February 2020, 11:14
Replies: 65
Views: 1,606
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
One species not on the list is King Eider. It's...

One species not on the list is King Eider. It's in theory a 'vagrant' but there have been at least one or two birds that have been reliably present at certain sites at certain times of the year for...
Forum: Netherlands Friday 21st February 2020, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Welcome to BirdForum Annie. Have you had a look...

Welcome to BirdForum Annie. Have you had a look on the Waarneming site?
https://waarneming.nl/
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st February 2020, 10:23
Replies: 65
Views: 1,606
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Bonxie2003 - did you mean to put Scopoli's...

Bonxie2003 - did you mean to put Scopoli's Shearwater? As far as I know there are very few confirmed records. I notice that Balearic Shearwater is missing, which would perhaps be an obvious species...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 08:39
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Actually you might be right there. I was...

Actually you might be right there. I was thinking it looked too compact but the plumage is a better fit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 08:34
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Looks like Asian Palm Swift.

Looks like Asian Palm Swift.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 20th February 2020, 16:32
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Welcome to BirdForum, Bruno. I would recommend...

Welcome to BirdForum, Bruno. I would recommend the Collins Bird Guide app. This is the best identification guide for Europe. There's also the Merlin Bird ID app, which is very useful for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th February 2020, 17:49
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The gull taking off looks like a Glaucous-winged...

The gull taking off looks like a Glaucous-winged Gull but the one in the water seems like a Black-tailed Gull to me. It's quite small, has extensive dark marking on the bill tip and lacks the broad...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th February 2020, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Red-tailed Hawks. I supect Swainson's Hawks have...

Red-tailed Hawks. I supect Swainson's Hawks have not arrived in your area yet.
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