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Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Thursday 5th February 2015, 15:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Posted By Enji
While I'm certainly not an expert on the matter,...

While I'm certainly not an expert on the matter, and know nothing about ringing gulls, the system in Sweden is generally just that you learn to ring from an experienced ringer, and then you can get a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 12:33
Replies: 81
Views: 8,433
Posted By Enji
When I was a kid I remember all the Rooks that...

When I was a kid I remember all the Rooks that used to strut about on the lawns back home. Now they're almost gone from here, mostly because people think they are too loud so they tore down the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th January 2015, 15:24
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Enji
Thanks! :-)

Thanks! :-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th January 2015, 15:06
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Enji
Sparrow, Florida

Hi! I saw this sparrow by the beach on Sanibel Island, Florida on January 1 this year. I put it down as a Grasshopper Sparrow, since I couldn't find anything else in the Sibley guide that matched,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th August 2014, 20:36
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Enji
1 - Yes 2 - Not entirely sure, but sure looks...

1 - Yes
2 - Not entirely sure, but sure looks like a Willoe Warbler.
3 - Garden Warbler
4 - Yes
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 2nd June 2014, 08:40
Replies: 3,988
Views: 689,861
Posted By Enji
American Black Duck at Frövisjön, Västmanland,...

American Black Duck at Frövisjön, Västmanland, Sweden on May 28. Nice bird although the Baikal Teal I saw at the same place last year was certainly more striking (but sadly considered an escape and...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 16th May 2014, 19:20
Replies: 21
Views: 5,026
Posted By Enji
Very nice read! Now I want to go to Turkey, it...

Very nice read! Now I want to go to Turkey, it sounds like an amazing place... :-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th May 2014, 10:56
Replies: 58
Views: 4,944
Posted By Enji
I don't have a garden, but put up a feeder...

I don't have a garden, but put up a feeder outside my window every winter. Last year I had a Long-tailed Tit come visiting the feeder! Not really a rare bird in Sweden, but usually only seen in the...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 19th March 2014, 16:49
Replies: 7
Views: 5,843
Posted By Enji
If I remember correctly, juvenile refers to a...

If I remember correctly, juvenile refers to a plumage and not really an "age". It is the first "real" plumage a bird has after leaving the nest. Most small passerines will quickly start moulting this...
Forum: Sweden Wednesday 19th March 2014, 15:13
Replies: 11
Views: 3,598
Posted By Enji
A car is indeed the best way to get around, even...

A car is indeed the best way to get around, even if many places can be reached by public transport.

End of June is a nice time in Sweden. Birds are still singing and the first waders return from the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 17th March 2014, 18:51
Replies: 45
Views: 4,292
Posted By Enji
I love waders of all kinds, especially the...

I love waders of all kinds, especially the smaller species. Beautiful, sometimes a challenge to identify which makes it fun, and often very confiding creatures. They have it all!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd December 2013, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By Enji
If I saw this bird in Sweden I would never think...

If I saw this bird in Sweden I would never think of Common Crossbill, never seen one with that much white. The white on the tertials can easily wear off, here are some birds from Sweden with just a...
Forum: Norway Tuesday 26th November 2013, 22:40
Replies: 5
Views: 3,816
Posted By Enji
There is...

There is http://artsobservasjoner.no/fugler/dagens.asp
It seems it is only in Norwegian though...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 21st November 2013, 00:27
Replies: 60
Views: 5,664
Posted By Enji
1. Secretarybird 2. Steller's Sea Eagle 3....

1. Secretarybird
2. Steller's Sea Eagle
3. Resplendent Quetzal

Being a bit more realistic the birds I'd like to see most in Europe are Lammergeier, Barn Owl and Harlequin Duck.
Forum: Say Hello Friday 8th November 2013, 01:08
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Enji
Welcome! I went to Portugal in the spring this...

Welcome! I went to Portugal in the spring this year, it was a wonderful place for birds. You are lucky to live there! :)
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 31st October 2013, 22:29
Replies: 3,988
Views: 689,861
Posted By Enji
Baird's Sandpiper, Hälsingland, Sweden last...

Baird's Sandpiper, Hälsingland, Sweden last Sunday. Wonderful views of a beautiful little wader! We were standing by the shore watching it feeding with some Dunlins, and then it flew closer and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 5th October 2013, 19:18
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Enji
A month or so ago we had a similarly coloured...

A month or so ago we had a similarly coloured Ruff in Hjälstaviken, Sweden. We called it a Desert Ruff... :-)
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 3rd October 2013, 18:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,303
Posted By Enji
A few winters ago we had a crossbill invasion...

A few winters ago we had a crossbill invasion here, and you almost had to drive slalom between the flocks of crossbills sitting on the forest road eating gravel... great opportunity to see them close...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2013, 10:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By Enji
Cetti's would be exceptional for Sweden, only...

Cetti's would be exceptional for Sweden, only three records here... :)

Ras / Subspecies C. c. albiventris:
3: 2007 8-20.6, 1 ♂ Älvviken, Södermanland, singing, ringed (F 2007:127, F 2008:151)
...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 11th September 2013, 09:49
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Enji
Hi and welcome! I saw Balearic Shearwaters in...

Hi and welcome!

I saw Balearic Shearwaters in Mallorca in 2011, you are so right about them being beautiful birds!
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 25th June 2013, 15:49
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Enji
Personally I would suggest going somewhere else...

Personally I would suggest going somewhere else than Scandinavia if going in November, at least if at the end of the month. There can be great birds and many sought-after species like owls and such...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th April 2013, 15:31
Replies: 3,988
Views: 689,861
Posted By Enji
Just home after a trip to Portugal which gave 17...

Just home after a trip to Portugal which gave 17 lifers, the last one being Great Bustard. Other highlights was Spanish Imperial Eagle, Great Spotted Cuckoo and Spectacled Warbler. Lots of brilliant...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th February 2013, 14:11
Replies: 17
Views: 3,640
Posted By Enji
Just want to add that "Fågelguiden" is the same...

Just want to add that "Fågelguiden" is the same book as the Collins refered to above. :-)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 7th February 2013, 12:37
Replies: 58
Views: 8,951
Posted By Enji
Beautiful pictures! I spent a week on Lesbos last...

Beautiful pictures! I spent a week on Lesbos last spring (although a little earlier than you, we went home on May 5) and your photos make me want to go back again. Such a lovely island with great...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 3rd February 2013, 20:00
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Enji
Welcome! Who doesn't like to be on Öland...

Welcome! Who doesn't like to be on Öland birdwatching? Lovely place... :)
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