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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 20:07
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Jon Turner
Yellowhammer indeed

Yellowhammer indeed
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 17:46
Replies: 51
Views: 2,921
Posted By Jon Turner
I can't believe that these birds have been in...

I can't believe that these birds have been in your garden for 3 weeks (or more?) and you cannot present us with any photographic evidence!

Sorry - but there's nothing here to suggest Corncrake to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th June 2020, 19:46
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Jon Turner
Common around Malaga.

Common around Malaga.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 19th June 2020, 12:30
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By Jon Turner
The SASOL guide is pretty good!

The SASOL guide is pretty good!
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 17th June 2020, 13:35
Replies: 208
Views: 5,250
Posted By Jon Turner
Is this just people with nothing better to do in...

Is this just people with nothing better to do in Lock-down? Or as a result of the Black-lives-matter campaign - which I wholeheartedly support. But this is just change for changes sake. If it ain't...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th June 2020, 16:13
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Jon Turner
I've been informed they are now 'Iberian Magpies'...

I've been informed they are now 'Iberian Magpies' split from the far-eastern Azure-winged. But I don't know the answer to your query. Sorry.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th June 2020, 15:50
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Jon Turner
is that possibly a migrant heading back to...

is that possibly a migrant heading back to Africa? I don't think they hang about in the southern part of Spain - no Magpies to parasitise.

John Cantelo?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th June 2020, 15:46
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Jon Turner
Didn't know you'd sneaked up to our part of the...

Didn't know you'd sneaked up to our part of the world Greg. Welcome to Europe! Apart from a couple of days in Spain in January, I've been stuck at home riding out this virus pandemic.

I still have...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th June 2020, 20:01
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By Jon Turner
They breed together on Hayling Island to give you...

They breed together on Hayling Island to give you a more helpful answer Dan. I have a feeling they fledge at a broadly similar time to BHG.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 11th June 2020, 17:07
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Jon Turner
I didn't see any of them - ah the advantage of...

I didn't see any of them - ah the advantage of not being a twitcher. ;)

Still waiting for a South West Ivory Gull. It may well be a long wait!
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th June 2020, 17:36
Replies: 70
Views: 2,222
Posted By Jon Turner
Hmm a bit of a mix for me: I record all the birds...

Hmm a bit of a mix for me: I record all the birds I encounter in the Bird Reserve I look after including heard only - Cetti's Warbler is a good example of 'easy to hear, but NOT to see' Also at this...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 6th June 2020, 20:24
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Jon Turner
Excuse me asking, but are you trying (like Trump...

Excuse me asking, but are you trying (like Trump does) to put the blame for everything he does on someone else?
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 15:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By Jon Turner
That's good news John, thanks for the update. Of...

That's good news John, thanks for the update. Of course other more insidious forms of persecution continue.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By Jon Turner
Tom Gullick told us about this problem when we...

Tom Gullick told us about this problem when we did his assault course in 1992. SIE were frying as they took off from the pylons and each wing touched a different cable. He had the wherewithal to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st June 2020, 15:17
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Jon Turner
The great Bryan Bland once showed his group (in...

The great Bryan Bland once showed his group (in Southern Spain somewhere I think) a Great Bustard displaying. It turned out to be a man on a bicycle...

Don't worry. We all do it!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st June 2020, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Jon Turner
These are Cormorants.

These are Cormorants.
Forum: Latest news from the RSPB Saturday 23rd May 2020, 12:06
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By Jon Turner
Looking forward to Ham Wall opening....

Looking forward to Ham Wall opening....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd May 2020, 20:03
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Jon Turner
Droopy bill. Is it a Mediterranean Gull.

Droopy bill. Is it a Mediterranean Gull.
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 21st May 2020, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Jon Turner
Beautiful animals: The one I saw on the Coto...

Beautiful animals: The one I saw on the Coto didn't seem at all worried having three small bus-loads of us admiring him (or her).
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th May 2020, 21:09
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Jon Turner
That's fabulous. Hope they fledge successfully.

That's fabulous. Hope they fledge successfully.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 07:50
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Jon Turner
Just had an email from my friend who was with me ...

Just had an email from my friend who was with me - he has ears that can hear high pitched calls, and said thus:

but the bird did call, a distinctive high pitched tseep,

So, sorry for not including...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th May 2020, 07:43
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Jon Turner
Thanks for the inputs all. I asked because it...

Thanks for the inputs all. I asked because it didn't quite fit any of the Yellow Wagtail pics in the Collins guide. So interesting to see what others think.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th May 2020, 21:13
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Jon Turner
Here's some other rather poor images. Can't see...

Here's some other rather poor images. Can't see the claws on any of the pics. I was just glad to get a shot at all!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th May 2020, 20:48
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Jon Turner
I'll look through the others, what do you need to...

I'll look through the others, what do you need to see most?! Didn't hear it call.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th May 2020, 18:31
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Jon Turner
Yellow Wagtail race

Picture taken this evening in North Devon: Blue-headed?

Thanks in advance.
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