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Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 28th December 2018, 12:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By LowellMills
Never thought of this, being a new-ish generation...

Never thought of this, being a new-ish generation birder I have never succumbed to the lure of a pager. Maybe the above phenomenon can explain away the conspiracy theory pitched down the phone to a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th November 2018, 18:45
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By LowellMills
Definitely would expect Icelandic/iliacus given...

Definitely would expect Icelandic/iliacus given the colour and part of the country. All the ones I watched in Clyde area few weeks ago were the same.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th November 2018, 11:05
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By LowellMills
You're correct. IMG_2522, first pic, is a Sand...

You're correct. IMG_2522, first pic, is a Sand Martin/Bank Swallow. All other pics seem to show all Barn.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th November 2018, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By LowellMills
Exhibition Park, Michael. I've read a bit now...

Exhibition Park, Michael.

I've read a bit now and see you tend to need biometrics etc.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th November 2018, 17:58
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By LowellMills
Agree with Rook.

Agree with Rook.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th November 2018, 16:17
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By LowellMills
Further pics of second individual attached in...

Further pics of second individual attached in this post. In first post it's the Common on the left.

Thank you!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th November 2018, 16:15
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By LowellMills
Common Gull ssp. ID, Newcastle upon Tyne 6/11/18

Would be keen to hear from those with experience of the subspecies, their thoughts on the IDs of two individual Common Gulls that have dropped in at an urban patch that doesn't usually get any....
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 23rd October 2018, 10:10
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By LowellMills
This is all a big shame to hear. Be interesting...

This is all a big shame to hear. Be interesting to know if anything besides the footage itself has propelled this story to national news, i would suggest not but who knows?

The quote in the article...
Forum: Mammals Monday 22nd October 2018, 16:23
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By LowellMills
Hillwalker films Scottish Wildcat kits (BBC)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland-45944385/wildcat-kittens-filmed-by-hillwalker-in-cairngorms

Just look at that tail! Fantastic find, I doubt my eyes would spot them in that terrain.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Sunday 14th October 2018, 10:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,193
Posted By LowellMills
That's interesting Andy. Oology remains a...

That's interesting Andy. Oology remains a science, plus avian demography, both could always do with some new blood. Seems a shame for the egg collection to be out of public view and I believe this is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th July 2018, 17:05
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By LowellMills
I'm leaning towards Fieldfare but caused by the...

I'm leaning towards Fieldfare but caused by the pixelation mixing the colours perhaps...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 10th July 2018, 08:47
Replies: 48
Views: 5,340
Posted By LowellMills
One possible solution to all this bad feeling is...

One possible solution to all this bad feeling is to befriend as many visitors you regularly encounter on your patch as possible, ideally before they get the chance to do anything you find irksome...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th July 2018, 12:43
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By LowellMills
They're not so much of a reedbed bird, so give...

They're not so much of a reedbed bird, so give grasslands with rushes a try as well. Best of luck on your quest!
Forum: Northumberland Saturday 7th July 2018, 14:16
Replies: 9,947
Views: 2,095,280
Posted By LowellMills
Thanks Nutcracker!

Thanks Nutcracker!
Forum: Northumberland Friday 6th July 2018, 13:28
Replies: 9,947
Views: 2,095,280
Posted By LowellMills
Amazed to find the Pec Sand still being reported...

Amazed to find the Pec Sand still being reported now that I've moved back to Newcastle. Thinking I'll go for it. Is it still frequenting the same fields, north of the turning circle and on the left?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th July 2018, 10:03
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By LowellMills
Agree with Ruff.

Agree with Ruff.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th July 2018, 12:58
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By LowellMills
Third pic shows diagnostic lack of hind toe.

Third pic shows diagnostic lack of hind toe.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 27th June 2018, 10:58
Replies: 1
Views: 1,775
Posted By LowellMills
Killdeer nest delays Ottawa Bluesfest preparation

Found it interesting this is international news, I would assume these kind of upsets occur fairly often, though not at a massive festival site I suppose....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th June 2018, 10:57
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By LowellMills
With birds that are clearly fledglings there's...

With birds that are clearly fledglings there's the opportunity to watch (usually about 7 minutes) to see what species comes and feeds it. Great field-based way of building your ID knowledge.

Also,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th June 2018, 10:52
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By LowellMills
Sorry you didn't get a reply earlier. Nestling...

Sorry you didn't get a reply earlier. Nestling LBB/Herring gulls(/Caspian/Yellow-legged etc.) are almost impossible to ID in mixed colonies: Chicks are mobile around the colony very quickly and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th June 2018, 12:54
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By LowellMills
Juvenile European Starling yes!

Juvenile European Starling yes!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 14th June 2018, 13:31
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By LowellMills
Thanks, was best match I could find myself having...

Thanks, was best match I could find myself having seen it in the flesh (or chitin?). Cheers!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th June 2018, 13:26
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By LowellMills
Track 6 - yes mainly Mistle Thrush in front, Wren...

Track 6 - yes mainly Mistle Thrush in front, Wren behind, but also Long-tailed Tit contact calls, Robin song etc.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th June 2018, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By LowellMills
Track 7 - Song Thrush is the varied song in...

Track 7 - Song Thrush is the varied song in distance.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th June 2018, 13:20
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By LowellMills
Track 5 - Robin

Track 5 - Robin
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