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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Today, 17:37
Replies: 196
Views: 10,279
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Nothing of note for the locals, but 2 male...

Nothing of note for the locals, but 2 male Balearic Warblers seen in usual section of Boquer valley today, including a display flight alongside main track at around midday. Hoopoe in the
car park...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Yesterday, 12:24
Replies: 196
Views: 10,279
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Just made it to Pollenca. Wow what a nice island...

Just made it to Pollenca. Wow what a nice island :). Not sure when I'm gonna get a chance to get some active birding done, but nice pale morph Booted Eagle just south of Pollenca en route.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 22:17
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Larry Sweetland
If you wanna see a Black Phoebe, it's a fairly...

If you wanna see a Black Phoebe, it's a fairly common and conspicuous bird throughout much of central and South America too, right down into Argentina
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 22:11
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By Larry Sweetland
1. Absolutely not, it's on the right ;) 2. White...

1. Absolutely not, it's on the right ;)
2. White underwing coverts supposed to be good for Augur, but throat looks dark on your bird..... Not sure how big a 'grey area' there is between the two spp.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th February 2019, 20:23
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Is Didima in the same general area? Wondering if...

Is Didima in the same general area? Wondering if 2 might be Wailing Cisticola. Habitat normally really good clue to these similar-looking
Cisticolas. Wailing often where ferns and rocks and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th February 2019, 20:10
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I had the opposite experience of wondering where...

I had the opposite experience of wondering where the orange tuft was, back when it was called Orange-tufted Sunbird in the field guide at the time
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th February 2019, 09:56
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Burchell's Starling, Sabota Lark

Burchell's Starling, Sabota Lark
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th February 2019, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Swainson's Thrush

Swainson's Thrush
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th February 2019, 17:38
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Larry Sweetland
apols, was unaware of the existance of Senegal...

apols, was unaware of the existance of Senegal Eremomela :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th February 2019, 17:12
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Larry Sweetland
3 looks like Yellow-bellied Eremomela

3 looks like Yellow-bellied Eremomela
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th February 2019, 13:34
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Northern Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbird
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th February 2019, 22:11
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By Larry Sweetland
The falcon's a Peregrine

The falcon's a Peregrine
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 14th February 2019, 22:04
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By Larry Sweetland
This was my experience behind the temple...

This was my experience behind the temple too....the trees were full of crows instead at roosting time, so I wondered if they had moved in at the expense of the doves.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 14th February 2019, 21:13
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Since we're reminiscing over Mai Po, I can't...

Since we're reminiscing over Mai Po, I can't resist revisiting this ...
https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=1755056&postcount=959

and in case this is useful:...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 14th February 2019, 21:01
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Nice write up Rob, that Green Castle place sounds...

Nice write up Rob, that Green Castle place sounds great.

If I read it right, looks like you just ended up with the same big dip as I did: Greater Antillean Elaenia, which I gather should be a split...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th February 2019, 20:45
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Agree with the jay and titmouse. Think the...

Agree with the jay and titmouse. Think the sparrow's White-crowned
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th February 2019, 17:48
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd suggest Jackal Buzzard, but get anorther...

I'd suggest Jackal Buzzard, but get anorther opinion.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 14th February 2019, 17:35
Replies: 196
Views: 10,279
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Phew, just starting to get fidgety, as only a few...

Phew, just starting to get fidgety, as only a few days to wait now :)
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 14th February 2019, 16:07
Replies: 196
Views: 10,279
Posted By Larry Sweetland
So no Balearic Warblers today Mike?

So no Balearic Warblers today Mike?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th February 2019, 20:33
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Larry Sweetland
You can see it in the first pic, held flat to the...

You can see it in the first pic, held flat to the head but a spike sticking out. It's not always obvious.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 12th February 2019, 13:48
Replies: 196
Views: 10,279
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Thanks Gi, that's great info :t: I'm struggling...

Thanks Gi, that's great info :t: I'm struggling to see why the warbler isn't a Sardinian though?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th February 2019, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Larry Sweetland
Yellowhammer. Nice bird for the garden

Yellowhammer. Nice bird for the garden
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th February 2019, 21:35
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Larry Sweetland
As well as points already mentioned, you'd want a...

As well as points already mentioned, you'd want a Caspian Gull to have a more elongated less chunky head than your bird, and a less chunky bill of more even width along its length. More of a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th February 2019, 10:56
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Larry Sweetland
The prinia's bill is slightly open, which makes...

The prinia's bill is slightly open, which makes it's bill shape hard to judge (much thicker). It could well be a Jungle Prinia, but be careful of judging it by the bill in this pic.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th February 2019, 17:52
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Larry Sweetland
I'd suggest 2 Fawn-coloured Lark 4 African...

I'd suggest
2 Fawn-coloured Lark
4 African Stonechat
5 Cape Wagtail
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