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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:48
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By buck mulligan
Hi Dan there are infrequent sightings in...

Hi Dan

there are infrequent sightings in southern Brittany, there was one a few days earlier but still unusual

it is much more frequent in the east of France

cheers
BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 20:43
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By buck mulligan
;)

;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 11:32
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By buck mulligan
OK for the homologation committee ...should I...

OK
for the homologation committee ...should I quote Hans Christian Anderson or the Bros. Grimm ?

coz if I get it wrong ...
they still have burning at the stake as an option and I'm not sure anyone...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 06:27
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By buck mulligan
Bonjour et thanks to you all Alexander sorry...

Bonjour et thanks to you all

Alexander

sorry for the confusion

the OP was taken with my phone, of the screen of the RAW file opened in the Cannon software before any processing

Michele just...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th October 2020, 20:26
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By buck mulligan
western France today : immature Brant goose ?

Hello

amongst the hundreds of Brant (Branta bernicla) already here on the estuary we got this one

Is it an immature ? or...


thanks in advance

BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By buck mulligan
Thanks Lou BM

Thanks Lou



BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 15:36
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By buck mulligan
well I tried ;)

well I tried ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 15:35
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By buck mulligan
hi James to add photos if you click on go...

hi James

to add photos

if you click on

go advanced

then scroll down you
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By buck mulligan
western France : YLG or Herring Gull

Hello

is it possible to identify this as a YLG or Herring Gull



I have no other photos

on a 50h pond in the Loire valley
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 14:30
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By buck mulligan
Thanks Nutty BM

Thanks Nutty
BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 14:30
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By buck mulligan
Thanks Alexander I just got a a Pixel 4a as my...

Thanks Alexander

I just got a a Pixel 4a as my new 'digi-scoping telephone'

and I have a lot of progress to make e.g. le screen view is 'darker' than the photo

thanks again

BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 12:42
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By buck mulligan
western France today : Greenshank ?

Hi I saw this this morning on the river Loire so not on a lake where I would have expected a GS
also
it seemed very pale to me

Alone so no comparisons

and not seen in flight for the shape of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 18:59
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By buck mulligan
ok thanks again no shots of the birds in flight...

ok thanks again

no shots of the birds in flight but they had white outer ...


Cheers
BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 18:45
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By buck mulligan
Hi thanks what do you think of the white outer...

Hi
thanks

what do you think of the white outer tail feathers in 3c and 4 ?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 18:35
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By buck mulligan
western France: today Rustic Bunting ?

Hello everybody

we saw these today in the salt marshes at Guerande
we think that they are

1
Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica)

2
Forum: Kowa Thursday 10th September 2020, 12:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By buck mulligan
which android phone would you buy ?

Hi everybody

modest_hero you are going to have fun :)


i have the same Kowa set up and am delighted every time I use it

I followed Alexis' advice and got a phone adapter and was happy with it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th August 2020, 09:43
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By buck mulligan
Hi Alexander Thanks for the rapid and precise...

Hi Alexander

Thanks for the rapid and precise reply

We need to update our waders ....

As for the photo

I grabbed a screen shot of the raw
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th August 2020, 08:36
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By buck mulligan
west france : estuary of the Vilaine

Hello everybody

We saw these, fleetingly, yesterday in amongst the Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) feeding in the estuary

from the left the first two in flight
then one on the ground
then the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th August 2020, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By buck mulligan
muchas gracias Fernando there were several...

muchas gracias Fernando

there were several others that had much more white in their tertial patterns that's why this one stood out

thanks
BM
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th August 2020, 12:02
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By buck mulligan
Thanks to you both @Steve I will update my...

Thanks to you both

@Steve

I will update my library :)

@Carery

not my favorites either :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 12th August 2020, 17:20
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By buck mulligan
western France two immature gulls YLG and or Herring ? 06/08/20

Hello everyone
your help pls

is the bird in the foreground a 1cy YLG ?
and are the two in the background 2cy Herring gulls (L. michahellis)

if i reading my P.J. Grant: "Gulls, a guide to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th August 2020, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By buck mulligan
Hi Steve, Alexander thanks indeed the light...

Hi Steve, Alexander

thanks


indeed the light was very "warm" as the sun was going down and right behind me as I took the shot



We just could not decide which as we got caught up on a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th August 2020, 12:35
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By buck mulligan
western France : estuary of the Vilaine Sandpiper ?

Hello everybody
We saw this last night on the way home after watching the Gulls

and we waited for it to move to get a better ID but it didn't and so we didn't

The mosquitoes and horse flies drove...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 9th August 2020, 19:39
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By buck mulligan
that is exactly it :) when you can use the...

that is exactly it :)


when you can use the screen and a tripod it is ok if ... the subject doesn't move

this evening I was trying to photograph a stern that was on a post maybe 500m away

I gave...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th August 2020, 11:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By buck mulligan
приве́т Andy A thanks for this yes ! I now have...

приве́т Andy A

thanks for this

yes !
I now have three instances here in France and one in Leicester


BM
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