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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 14:37
Replies: 1
Views: 20
Posted By Nutcracker
Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra :t:

Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 13:55
Replies: 3
Views: 40
Posted By Nutcracker
Sounds like a load of complete bullsh*t - no way...

Sounds like a load of complete bullsh*t - no way a gull could carry off a 2 kg dog. The sort of ridiculous lies you'd expect from the Mail or the Express, not the BBC!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 13:50
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By Nutcracker
Doesn't look bulky and stout-billed enough for...

Doesn't look bulky and stout-billed enough for Great Reed Warbler? Looks like it is singing there, what was the song like?


Agree Common Tern for 4-5.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:13
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Nutcracker
If that, I think often just 2 or 3 weeks even,...

If that, I think often just 2 or 3 weeks even, and before they travel very far. I'd think you should look for a potential new breeding colony within a few km of your bird :t:
Forum: Mammals Today, 11:51
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By Nutcracker
Easier said than done on a major A road carrying...

Easier said than done on a major A road carrying a lot of heavy tanker traffic, unfortunately.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 11:42
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Nutcracker
You need to get to BHG colonies more often 3:-)...

You need to get to BHG colonies more often 3:-) perfectly normal newly-fledged youngster. They don't keep that plumage for very long though.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 11:41
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, Magpies for the two birds on the distant...

Yep, Magpies for the two birds on the distant roof. Tails hidden behind the roof.
Forum: Mammals Yesterday, 23:31
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By Nutcracker
I at least was thinking more of gamekeepers, than...

I at least was thinking more of gamekeepers, than badger-baiters. They seem more prone to extreme measures to dispose of potentially incriminating evidence - some keepers have been known to take...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Yesterday, 23:22
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Nutcracker
Rapid take-off response position? Display...

Rapid take-off response position?

Display posture to conspecifics?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:20
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes :t:

Yes :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:19
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Nutcracker
Must've been a very powerful bird of prey if it...

Must've been a very powerful bird of prey if it gutted you just by whizzing by - impressive talons 3:-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 17:06
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Nutcracker
Northumbs has quite a few, including some old...

Northumbs has quite a few, including some old records like the 1st Bluethroat (1826), 1st Yellow-browed Warbler (1838) and 1st (and still only!) Red-necked Nightjar (1856), as well as more recent...
Forum: Israel Yesterday, 13:45
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Nutcracker
Status of Egyptian Goose in Israel

Is is native ('Category A'), or an introduced exotic ('Category C'), please?
Forum: Birds Of Prey Yesterday, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Eurasian Sparrowhawk :t:

Ditto to Eurasian Sparrowhawk :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Nutcracker
Yes, Spotted Sandpiper - it even has the spots :t:

Yes, Spotted Sandpiper - it even has the spots :t:
Forum: Northumberland Yesterday, 12:21
Replies: 9,960
Views: 2,117,131
Posted By Nutcracker
If it was still there, someone would've picked it...

If it was still there, someone would've picked it out in the last week or ten days.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:10
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Nutcracker
Common Chiffchaff :t:

Common Chiffchaff :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:09
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Nutcracker
Common Pochard, female :t:

Common Pochard, female :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:07
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Nutcracker
Photo 2 shows the wing pattern well enough to be...

Photo 2 shows the wing pattern well enough to be sure it is Eurasian.

Photos 3-4 look like a juvenile, with very fresh feathers with white spots on the upper mantle; not sure which species.

Can't...
Forum: Gulls Saturday 20th July 2019, 19:38
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Nutcracker
Nice one! Looks like it's ringed, too. Number...

Nice one! Looks like it's ringed, too. Number unfortunately not legible.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 19:34
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Nutcracker
Looks like it has a black tail with white at the...

Looks like it has a black tail with white at the base - Red-breasted Fly would be my guess. Doesn't sound like a Spotted, either; unfortunately I'm not familiar enough with RBF's calls to be sure...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 19:31
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Chiffchaff :t:

Ditto to Chiffchaff :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 19:30
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Nutcracker
There's a bit of confusion here - two numbering...

There's a bit of confusion here - two numbering systems, photo by number (1-5, 6-10, 11 in each post), and cited number by post (1-3, 4-6, 7 in each post) ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 19:27
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to House Finch :t:

Ditto to House Finch :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 19:26
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Nutcracker
Partially obscured views, adults in moult, fresh...

Partially obscured views, adults in moult, fresh juveniles . . . very tricky!! :-O
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