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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 04:17
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Affirmative Owen! Grahame

Affirmative Owen!

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th October 2019, 06:43
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
No they would be 1st-w's having largely competed...

No they would be 1st-w's having largely competed their post-juvenile moult which makes them much closer to adult in appearance. Some birds, and I have seen such an individual as late as early Nov at...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th October 2019, 06:00
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Identification as Tawny is straightforward Laurie...

Identification as Tawny is straightforward Laurie and not because it is the default sp. Juvenile Tawny has a variable and often protracted moult and it is not unusual to see birds with much retained...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 14:30
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
It's a 1st-w Tawny Pipit which much retained...

It's a 1st-w Tawny Pipit which much retained juvenile feathers e.g the lower scapulars and median coverts etc.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 05:08
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Undoubtedly an Iduna but I would excercise...

Undoubtedly an Iduna but I would excercise caution, nobody has mentioned the fact that the bird is in active moult; wing, tail + body (head). Note only 3 primary tips are visible, which is why the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th October 2019, 11:16
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Adult female Maroon-breasted Philentoma. Grahame

Adult female Maroon-breasted Philentoma.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th October 2019, 06:26
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Image 6 is an ad-w Tattler, Grey-tailed based on...

Image 6 is an ad-w Tattler, Grey-tailed based on combination of rather clean flanks and extension of supercilium beyond eye.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th October 2019, 17:48
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
4-5 Agreed. Juvenile White-eyed Buzzard. Grahame

4-5 Agreed. Juvenile White-eyed Buzzard.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th October 2019, 13:17
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
It's a very worn fem/2cy male Common Rosefinch...

It's a very worn fem/2cy male Common Rosefinch https://isleofmaynnr.wordpress.com/common-rosefinch/

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th October 2019, 17:24
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
The combination of broad pale supercilium and...

The combination of broad pale supercilium and dark coverts are wrong for fem/1st-w Black-throated Thrush and do suggest influence from either Dusky or Naumann's, probably the former, but am I seeing...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th October 2019, 16:50
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
No it's a juvenile Barred Warbler...

No it's a juvenile Barred Warbler https://www.naturepl.com/stock-photo-barred-warbler-sylvia-nisoria-with-food-for-chicks-in-nest-moscow-image01260347.html

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th October 2019, 07:36
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Not sure I even understand the term but it looks...

Not sure I even understand the term but it looks like a perfectly good Green Warbler! In fresh plumage identification is relatively straightforward.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th October 2019, 07:00
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
1. Tawny Pipit 2. Imm male Ashy-crowned Sparrow...

1. Tawny Pipit
2. Imm male Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark
3. Rufous-tailed Lark
4. Fem Common Cuckoo
5. House Sparrow.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th October 2019, 11:58
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Sorry for the confusion Andy, but yes, added...

Sorry for the confusion Andy, but yes, added Steve's link for comparative purposes to highlight differences.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th October 2019, 09:41
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
I would suggest female Rufous-bellied Andy based...

I would suggest female Rufous-bellied Andy based on the apparent rather evenly saturated underparts i.e with no obvious darker breast-band. see...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Mugimaki Flycatcher. Grahame

Mugimaki Flycatcher.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 05:59
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Yes was thinking it must be a 1st-w Japanese but...

Yes was thinking it must be a 1st-w Japanese but had the same concerns so I thought I'd pass the images to PDR for expert opinion.

His reply confirming Japanese..

Looks like a first-winter Japanese...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 04:36
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
And the 2nd (3) sounds like a Black-naped Oriole,...

And the 2nd (3) sounds like a Black-naped Oriole, different from birds in mainland SE Asia, but this would be a different taxa and I know the vocalisations vary across the range.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 04:22
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
1st bird (1-2) is a Large-tailed...

1st bird (1-2) is a Large-tailed Nightjar.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th October 2019, 09:15
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Long p5 confirms ID as Meadow. Grahame

Long p5 confirms ID as Meadow.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th October 2019, 03:46
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Sounds good for Large-billed Leaf Warbler Joern,...

Sounds good for Large-billed Leaf Warbler Joern, the call is a very distinctive inquisitive, rising 'wee-chi', the bird usually keeping close to the trunks.

https://www.xeno-canto.org/265874

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 6th October 2019, 06:28
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Pied Wheatear Shahrzad. Grahame

Pied Wheatear Shahrzad.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 6th October 2019, 06:24
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
1. Warbling White-eye ssp. japonicus. Grahame

1. Warbling White-eye ssp. japonicus.

Grahame
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th October 2019, 17:58
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
The underwing pattern also confirms its rubicola,...

The underwing pattern also confirms its rubicola, the black/blackish restricted to the primary underwing-coverts contrasting with greyish-white inner underwing coverts, while in Siberian/Eastern the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th October 2019, 10:35
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Grahame Walbridge
Like to L/H bird which is a nominate Long-tailed...

Like to L/H bird which is a nominate Long-tailed Shrike.

Grahame
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