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Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 8th October 2020, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Seashore
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/no-one-...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/no-one-can-explain-why-planes-stay-in-the-air/

Is the link...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 8th October 2020, 23:00
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Seashore
Hi Jonno52 & Mono, I enjoyed looking at the link...

Hi Jonno52 & Mono, I enjoyed looking at the link and thanks for the replies; however there are scientific explanations for lots of things, but are they correct... you could look at the following from...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 8th October 2020, 07:24
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Seashore
Flight Theory - It's An Unsolved Science Dilemma

Believe it or not there is no scientifically verifiable explanation of why wings produce lift and the smaller the critter the more baffling it becomes. I love watching pelicans fly. They don't know...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 00:49
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By Seashore
Finches of the Pilbara

While Zebra Finch are common around lots of Australia, Painted and especially Star Finches are not. I have some photos of them taken in the Pilbara and a "see how many bird species you can identify...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th August 2020, 00:10
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Seashore
Tricky Little Thornbill's and

Down Under some of the Thornbill's are a bother as are their cousins the Jerry Gone's because they are small, hide in things, flit about without any consideration for people watching them and are...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 13th August 2020, 06:23
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Seashore
I visited Malaysia periodically over the last few...

I visited Malaysia periodically over the last few years and we stayed at a resort hotel close to the old airport at Subang. In the evenings we could lie on deck chairs beside the pool to relax and...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 12th August 2020, 11:31
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Seashore
Lotsa Birds

I'm fascinated by large groups of birds especially when such numbers are unusual. Black Kites congregate in the Northern Territory of Australia when uncontrolled fires burn across wide areas of...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 31st July 2020, 01:02
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Seashore
Hi, thanks for the reply's. I haven't used...

Hi, thanks for the reply's. I haven't used Birdforum for a while so yes I realised later the Q&A forum would have been best just after posting it LOL... the wader is definitely a passerine and yes it...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 30th July 2020, 07:38
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Seashore
Black-backed Gulls Puzzle for an Aussie

To continue the theme of black-backed gulls I have moved on from the down under species to those I have seen in the UK and other places north of the equator. The problem is I seem to be at a loss in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th July 2020, 23:07
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Seashore
Black-backed Gulls Downunder

Black-backed Gulls are found in most coastal environments around the world and here in Australasia is no exception. The two that frequent our area are Pacific and Kelp.

In Adelaide it is rare to see...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd April 2014, 00:38
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Seashore
Police Car Birds

Hi South-East Asia persons with knowledge about birds.

I've posted a moderately focussed sort of a photo of a couple of birds on my blog that have been sitting outside my hotel bedroom window from...
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 24th January 2014, 06:49
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By Seashore
Star Finch In The Pilbara

I don't see many Star Finch but there was a galaxy of them beside the Miaree Pool. The recent cyclone has spread the birds far and wide but these finch were having a get...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 27th October 2013, 09:22
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By Seashore
Lake Poongkaliyarra - Can You Pronounce It

Lake Poongkaliyarra is a seldom visited lake in the Pilbara and the home to thousands of birds. Surprisingly it is not too far from the North Western Coastal highway but should be on the itinerary of...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 10th June 2013, 10:06
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By Seashore
A Spotted Harrier Flew Past My Car

Yesterday morning while I was doing some birding a Spotted Harrier that I've seen regularly around Karratha in the northern part of Western Australia glided past where I was sitting in my car on top...
Forum: Migration Friday 19th April 2013, 22:49
Replies: 0
Views: 1,863
Posted By Seashore
Do Migratory Birds Fly In Cloud Part 2

Hi.

I've posted this on the Blogs section but I've just realised I posted the first part here and the link to that part is below down the list.

The second part is at this link and was posted...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 24th February 2013, 10:02
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By Seashore
Cyclone Rusty Heads for the Pilbara - and Marsh Terns

What is going on with these Marsh Terns... doing un-Marsh Tern like foraging. My morning out - gorgeous Monitor Lizard, Eastern Osprey and Grey Plover.

On my blog...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 20th February 2013, 09:08
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By Seashore
Summer In The Pilbara - Birds and Clouds

This week in the Pilbara has been a week of amazing sunrises, thunderstorms and birds. My reflections on the week are on my blog...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 17th February 2013, 09:11
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Seashore
Sitting On The Fence

Birds love fences but I don't... Anyway I took some photos of a few birds sitting on fences... well one fence actually... long fence. They are sitting on the airport boundary fence at Karratha in the...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 4th February 2013, 12:31
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By Seashore
Oriental Pratincoles In The Pilbara... and Others

In Western Australia's Pilbara region on the north coast Oriental Pratincoles have been seen hawking among the grassy hills and plains.

Tricky to photograph, one happened to be in the right spot......
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 2nd February 2013, 08:24
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Seashore
Early Morning in the Pilbara, Western Australia

I was up early to catch the dawn and beat the heat. The Pilbara is green after the rain from Cyclone Peta. I love the pastel shades of a tropical morning. You can share some of the serenity on my...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 7th January 2013, 10:09
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Seashore
Spinifex Pigeons

Spinifex Pigeons are a small attractive brown desert pigeons found in Australia. I photographed the western race found in the Pilbara region and it's on my blog...
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 29th November 2012, 05:03
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By Seashore
Wedge-tailed Eagle - Pilbara, Western Australia

I never cease to get a buzz at seeing a Wedge-tailed Eagle up close and this one feeding on a kangaroo carcass just south of Karratha was just to good an opportunity not to photograph. I hope you...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 25th November 2012, 01:12
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By Seashore
Cute Birds In Karratha

The weather is getting hotter in the north of Western Australia as summer approaches. Meanwhile the mangroves birds just keep on keeping on...

Some of the cutest and not so cute can be seen on my...
Forum: Migration Thursday 25th October 2012, 08:22
Replies: 0
Views: 1,408
Posted By Seashore
Do Migratory Birds Fly In Clouds And At Night

Migration by birds has long been a fascination for me. The challenges birds face with navigation, endurance, timing and especially coping with the weather when undertaking major journeys is...
Forum: Italy Saturday 15th September 2012, 07:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By Seashore
Back in London for a few days before returning...

Back in London for a few days before returning home to Adelaide. The only additional species I saw around was a pair of Black Redstart at 1,500 metres at Mottarone which is a mountain top above...
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