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Forum: Scotland Yesterday, 18:46
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Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
The weather was a bit milder today with a more...

The weather was a bit milder today with a more southerly wind. I was hoping a few more summer migrants might have arrived but there was nothing particularly new in. Around Nigg Bay there 10 Teal,...
Forum: Scotland Friday 3rd April 2020, 21:10
Replies: 3,492
Views: 699,044
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I've been out everyday this week but haven't seen...

I've been out everyday this week but haven't seen much of note in the often windy conditions. There was a noticeable influx of gulls (mainly Herring) through the middle of the week but I couldn't...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd April 2020, 15:58
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
A hen Pheasant.

A hen Pheasant.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd April 2020, 14:33
Replies: 80
Views: 1,359
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I'm fairly lucky in that respect, although it's...

I'm fairly lucky in that respect, although it's been pretty quiet over the past few days. The following thread has further details:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=97045
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd April 2020, 14:28
Replies: 80
Views: 1,359
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Some things I can add from this...

Some things I can add from this week:

Eider
Teal
Turnstone
Great Black-backed Gull
Common Gull
Kittiwake
Guillemot
Razorbill
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd April 2020, 14:23
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I've moved this to the correct forum. This...

I've moved this to the correct forum. This perhaps looks better for a nominate subspecies bird to me, with what seems to be relatively pale orange on the head and neck.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd April 2020, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Mistle Thrush

Mistle Thrush
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 2nd April 2020, 12:20
Replies: 3,888
Views: 26,624
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Combining recent themes, here's a classic, quirky...

Combining recent themes, here's a classic, quirky cover version of a song that I remember hearing Annie Nightingale play a lot back in the 80s. It was made by someone who sadly passed away...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 2nd April 2020, 11:39
Replies: 108
Views: 2,323
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Comedian Eddie...

Comedian Eddie Large:
https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/apr/02/comedian-eddie-large-little-and-large-dies-after-contracting-coronavirus-son-says
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 1st April 2020, 20:25
Replies: 3,888
Views: 26,624
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
And the 'Starter for 10' was 'Virginia Plain'. ...

And the 'Starter for 10' was 'Virginia Plain'.

Despite being objectively fairly bad, this band remains one of my favourites of the 90s. I have to be in the mood for them though, which I have been...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st April 2020, 18:37
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Probably Black-fronted Nunbird.

Probably Black-fronted Nunbird.
Forum: Florida Wednesday 1st April 2020, 18:37
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I agree with Red-winged Blackbirds.

I agree with Red-winged Blackbirds.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st April 2020, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Yellow-bellied Prinia

Yellow-bellied Prinia
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st March 2020, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
That's a Cape Wagtail. Perhaps a bit odd to see...

That's a Cape Wagtail. Perhaps a bit odd to see it perched like this.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 29th March 2020, 21:05
Replies: 3,888
Views: 26,624
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I found myself listening to this band from the...

I found myself listening to this band from the 90s today. It helped go with the quarantine mood. I don't think they ever softerned their sound much:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROJlUBqpWOw
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th March 2020, 17:32
Replies: 419
Views: 5,067
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Yellow-legged Gull and Greater...

Yellow-legged Gull and Greater Flamingo:
https://goo.gl/maps/8oUFvB9GvnuvzAei6
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th March 2020, 17:26
Replies: 419
Views: 5,067
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Lapwing: https://goo.gl/maps/wKPSh5EUSYAu351s9

Lapwing:
https://goo.gl/maps/wKPSh5EUSYAu351s9
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th March 2020, 17:12
Replies: 419
Views: 5,067
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Pygmy Cormorant (and...

Pygmy Cormorant (and Coot):
https://goo.gl/maps/4SbQD7tCQGqRc7vJ7
Forum: Scotland Sunday 29th March 2020, 14:46
Replies: 3,492
Views: 699,044
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
Another windy day in Torry. I covered the same...

Another windy day in Torry. I covered the same areas as yesterday but in the opposite order. This probably wasn't a great strategy, as I saw a lot less. A Buzzard going north over the harbour was...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 20:24
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I've moved the thread into the Bird ID Forum for...

I've moved the thread into the Bird ID Forum for you.

It's a bit hard to be sure but I'd agree that they're Whimbrel from the shape. I suspect 100 probably isn't that unusual at favoured sites at...
Forum: Scotland Saturday 28th March 2020, 18:58
Replies: 3,492
Views: 699,044
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I had a fairly lengthy wander round this morning,...

I had a fairly lengthy wander round this morning, in chilly weather with strong winds and regular, boisterous showers. It was a proper old-school wander too, as I visited both the Ness and Nigg Bay...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th March 2020, 18:41
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
This is a good article on the complexity of the...

This is a good article on the complexity of the issues:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/28/is-factory-farming-to-blame-for-coronavirus
See also this article that it references on wet...
Forum: Birders Big Bird Watch - April 5th Saturday 28th March 2020, 16:08
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I'll try to do something for this. Top floor...

I'll try to do something for this. Top floor flat in Torry, Aberdeen. Not much of a garden but views out to sea and over the city. A house list of over 100! I could also include my exercise walk...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 12:17
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
I'm not certain about the Tundra Swan but the...

I'm not certain about the Tundra Swan but the bottom bird in the second picture is clearly (measurably) smaller than the other two. The length from tail tip to bill tip of that bird on my screen is...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 28th March 2020, 11:44
Replies: 114
Views: 3,474
Posted By Andrew Whitehouse
A nice account of the trip to Miyakejima, Pete. ...

A nice account of the trip to Miyakejima, Pete. I did the same trip around the same time last year and saw a similar selection of birds.

One comment on your phyllosc is that the Japanese Bush...
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