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Forum: Migration Yesterday, 22:15
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Posted By Nutcracker
Probably a mix of both.

Probably a mix of both.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th September 2018, 22:46
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Nutcracker
Thought they both did, but with AGP even longer?...

Thought they both did, but with AGP even longer? Certainly looks long-winged to me compared to EGP.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 17th September 2018, 22:44
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Nutcracker
Agreed, including the currect environment...

Agreed, including the currect environment minister Michael Gove. Highly likely that after brexit (when EU bird protection directives will no longer apply in Britain), all raptors will be removed from...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th September 2018, 22:38
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto PGP; also note the very long primaries :t:

Ditto PGP; also note the very long primaries :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th September 2018, 22:34
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By Nutcracker
Agree - looks like a hybrid between a sandpiper...

Agree - looks like a hybrid between a sandpiper and a Cory's Shearwater 3:-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th September 2018, 22:30
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Nutcracker
More accurately, European Stonechat Saxicola...

More accurately, European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola :t:


Renamed after the split of the old 'Common Stonechat' into several species
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 17th September 2018, 07:48
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Nutcracker
That rather suggests a minimum and maximum, i.e.,...

That rather suggests a minimum and maximum, i.e., you must not have less than 15 kg 3:-)
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 16th September 2018, 22:26
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Nutcracker
Get one of...

Get one of these?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkuVMQW5hrI
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 22:17
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Nutcracker
Chiff fo me too.

Chiff fo me too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Nutcracker
I'm thinking Royal, from the extent of white on...

I'm thinking Royal, from the extent of white on the head - Elegant would have a bit more black on the forehead.






The skua is attacking the tern, trying to steal its food.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 13:47
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Nutcracker
Agree on ##1-4. Think #5 might be another...

Agree on ##1-4. Think #5 might be another Herring, as it has pale notches on the tertials.

But I'm crap at immature large gulls as well, so don't rely on my guesses 8-P
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 13:44
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By Nutcracker
= Grey Plover for non-Americans, of course :t:

= Grey Plover for non-Americans, of course :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep :t:

Yep :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th September 2018, 23:42
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By Nutcracker
Could always use merged terms like Zit-tailed...

Could always use merged terms like Zit-tailed Fanticola or Fan-tailed Zitticola :king:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th September 2018, 19:53
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By Nutcracker
Yep, juvenile / 1st-winter Black Tern :t:

Yep, juvenile / 1st-winter Black Tern :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th September 2018, 19:48
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Nutcracker
Ditto to Chaffinch; the so-called 'rain call'.

Ditto to Chaffinch; the so-called 'rain call'.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th September 2018, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Nutcracker
Already stated by the finder 8-P

Already stated by the finder 8-P
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Saturday 15th September 2018, 14:16
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By Nutcracker
In general (and if you haven't already!), crop...

In general (and if you haven't already!), crop before uploading :t:
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 15th September 2018, 14:12
Replies: 148
Views: 14,277
Posted By Nutcracker
Got my copy now. First error I've noticed is the...

Got my copy now. First error I've noticed is the map for Parrot Crossbill: Scotland is shown with a small green blob centred on the Forth bridges area; it should of course be centred roughly on the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 15th September 2018, 14:03
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Nutcracker
Good point!

Good point!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th September 2018, 23:48
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Nutcracker
Excellent, thanks!

Excellent, thanks!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th September 2018, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Nutcracker
Thanks! Zacatecas could be either sspp., as it...

Thanks! Zacatecas could be either sspp., as it extends from central to SW Mexico, but the main heavily inhabited areas are in the wetter SW. "Mexico occ. Zacatecas" I'd think means 'western Mexico,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 14th September 2018, 21:44
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Nutcracker
Looks OK for juv Little Stint to me :t:

Looks OK for juv Little Stint to me :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 14th September 2018, 21:42
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Nutcracker
And impossible to tell whether male or female

And impossible to tell whether male or female
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th September 2018, 16:33
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Nutcracker
Pyrrhuloxia

The type locality of Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus from the protologue (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12860253) is "Western parts of Mexico" (my emphasis).

But the subspecies list at IOC...
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