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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th March 2018, 16:47
Replies: 7
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Posted By balex78
It's a YLG indeed

It's a YLG indeed
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th March 2018, 20:32
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By balex78
I agree on 3rd cycle Slaty-backed . Look at the...

I agree on 3rd cycle Slaty-backed . Look at the strong bill and brown smudgy marks on the underwing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 24th February 2018, 10:40
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By balex78
Number 3 could be a HG, by structure, head and...

Number 3 could be a HG, by structure, head and bill shape and quite short primary projection
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 16:11
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By balex78
It's a 3rd winter Armenian Gull

It's a 3rd winter Armenian Gull
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 11:09
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By balex78
Mongolian Gull, 1st winter Vega Gull, Vega Gull,...

Mongolian Gull, 1st winter Vega Gull, Vega Gull, Vega Gull, 2nd winter Vega Gull
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 10:22
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By balex78
I think all your ID's are correct

I think all your ID's are correct
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 10:19
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By balex78
They are likely steppe gulls

They are likely steppe gulls
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By balex78
The ones with ylg-like tone of upperparts are...

The ones with ylg-like tone of upperparts are steppe gulls. The darker ones are heuglin's
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 10:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By balex78
Ciao Luca. Purtroppo la documentazione non ...

Ciao Luca. Purtroppo la documentazione non sufficiente per confermare una prima italiana. Da queste foto non c' nulla che possa ecludere con certezza un comune. Le proporzioni sembrano anche le...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 09:58
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By balex78
Ciao Luca. HG, YLG, Caspian, YLG. Saluti

Ciao Luca. HG, YLG, Caspian, YLG. Saluti
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th February 2018, 09:53
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By balex78
Looks like a heuglin's gull

Looks like a heuglin's gull
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th February 2018, 16:25
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By balex78
1st and 4th bird are Western Gulls. 2nd and 3rd ...

1st and 4th bird are Western Gulls. 2nd and 3rd I think California Gulls
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th January 2018, 16:27
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By balex78
Not sure here. I think more pics are needed. Much...

Not sure here. I think more pics are needed. Much black on the outermost rectrices requires some more study of the bird and it's not so typical of a ylg, but more for a LBBG, which could well sport a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th January 2018, 16:10
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By balex78
First bird (pic 1-2) I would call a 1st winter...

First bird (pic 1-2) I would call a 1st winter Taymirensis. Second bird (pic 3) it's for sure a 4cy bird and for me it's a Taimyr as well or a Vega ( too much head striation for a mongolian?). Third...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th January 2018, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By balex78
2nd winter YLG can show pale underwing no problem...

2nd winter YLG can show pale underwing no problem for that ;-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th January 2018, 09:25
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By balex78
Herring Gull yes, but I would consider a hybrid...

Herring Gull yes, but I would consider a hybrid with a lbbg due to the dark upperparts and much black on primaries
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th January 2018, 22:11
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By balex78
European HG could have that kind of hood as well....

European HG could have that kind of hood as well. We should see its primary pattern to try an ID for a smith
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th January 2018, 21:36
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By balex78
I think it's too pale for a Western. Better for...

I think it's too pale for a Western. Better for an Olympic Gull (hybrid Western x Glaucous Winged)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th January 2018, 21:23
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By balex78
Looks like an american herring gull

Looks like an american herring gull
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th January 2018, 18:50
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By balex78
First set GBBG's. Second set Common Gulls, BHG's...

First set GBBG's. Second set Common Gulls, BHG's and the last one a 3rd or 4th winter HG
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th January 2018, 18:46
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By balex78
This is clearly a 2nd winter YLG

This is clearly a 2nd winter YLG
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st December 2017, 06:12
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By balex78
I think it's a first winter Steppe Gull

I think it's a first winter Steppe Gull
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th November 2017, 11:21
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By balex78
3 Herring's and 3 Iceland's Cheers

3 Herring's and 3 Iceland's

Cheers
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th November 2017, 11:19
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By balex78
Ylg for me too

Ylg for me too
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th November 2017, 11:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By balex78
Well thank yu Steve but that's just my humble...

Well thank yu Steve but that's just my humble opinion. Doesn't mean it is actually a taimyr gull :-) .

Your second bird is a 3cy february, that means it's about 4 months older than the OP bird. To...
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