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Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 14th June 2018, 19:42
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Surreybirder
We tried to get a sharper pic. But the overnight...

We tried to get a sharper pic. But the overnight rain has not improved its appearance! Whatever it is, it's a nice surprise after living at this address for 15 years.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 13th June 2018, 21:48
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Surreybirder
UK orchid

My wife found this orchid in our back garden. I wonder if anyone would kindly tell us what species it is.
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 25th May 2018, 17:07
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Surreybirder
I've done the Farne Islands with Billy Bishop in...

I've done the Farne Islands with Billy Bishop in the past but we didn't have much time on this occasion. But thanks for the tip. We may well go that way again. I'd love to go in winter when Holy...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 11:44
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Surreybirder
Northumberland

I don't know Northumberland at all well - but I'm impressed!
Given that I have not spent a lot of time birding and that the time of year may not be the most productive I'm pleased to have seen 86...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th May 2018, 18:03
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
What a stunner!

What a stunner!
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 11th May 2018, 21:02
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Surreybirder
Last I h eard there were some 'issues' between...

Last I h eard there were some 'issues' between BTO and Cornell - someone at the BTO told me that they were worried about sensitive breeding data being put into eBird. I don't know whether that has...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 7th May 2018, 12:42
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
this thread seems to have more or less expired so...

this thread seems to have more or less expired so I thought I'd post the list of confirmed birds seen so far - and then I'm removing them from my ebird page as I've only seen them remotely!!



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Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd April 2018, 11:23
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
Can you not see the Twitter feed to the right of...

Can you not see the Twitter feed to the right of the camera footage? It's often quite interesting to scroll through the recent Tweets. There's a good shot of the snowy-bellied hummer in the last few...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 21st April 2018, 10:24
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
Baltimore Oriole can be seen on the Twitter feed...

Baltimore Oriole can be seen on the Twitter feed - 19th April at 14.28h.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 14th April 2018, 15:41
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Surreybirder
Thanks Niels. I tried various things and found...

Thanks Niels.
I tried various things and found that the Windows Button plus PrintScreen worked when I tried to take a picture of my desktop. But it didn't work in Firefox.
I have an app from my bank...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 14th April 2018, 13:29
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Surreybirder
printscreen not working

I run Windows 10 and I was taking screenshots (of the Panama bird cam) with no prob. Now, suddenly, it isn't working and all I get is a black picture. I've looked on line and there are various...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 13th April 2018, 19:33
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Surreybirder
Personally, I use eBird and have never regretted...

Personally, I use eBird and have never regretted it.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th April 2018, 18:24
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
white-tipped dove on the Twitter feed today. I...

white-tipped dove on the Twitter feed today. I must admit that I'd never heard of that one!
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 20:32
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-s1QIUmb3E&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-s1QIUmb3E&feature=youtu.be
a) can someone confirm Swainson's thrushes
b) anyone recognise the humming bird near the start of the clip?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 27th March 2018, 06:05
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
Violet-headed hummingbird seems pretty close,...

Violet-headed hummingbird seems pretty close, looking at the list of hummers shown as having occurred at Canopy Lodge.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 26th March 2018, 21:27
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
There was a spectacular butterfly and a...

There was a spectacular butterfly and a hummingbird just now... but they are terribly difficult to capture! The latter appeared to have a white mark on its cheek and a pale crown stripe.
Tentativley...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th March 2018, 18:46
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
Now a lizard. You cannot see it in the photo but...

Now a lizard. You cannot see it in the photo but it seemed to have a sort of horn pointing backwards (and a bit droopy) on the back of its head!
A quick look on Wikipedia suggests that it may be The...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 24th March 2018, 20:55
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
I had a look at the camera just now and got a...

I had a look at the camera just now and got a strange view of a 'tail'.
Which later turned out to be a squirrel.
I wonder if we'll ever see any raptors - surely such mammals must be attractive to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 22nd March 2018, 19:53
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
There was a hummingbird at approx 1545h local...

There was a hummingbird at approx 1545h local time today. I tried to do a screen grab but for some reason it just produced a black screen. I couldn't make out much detail but it had a bright green...
Forum: Morocco Monday 19th March 2018, 17:50
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Surreybirder
Nice account, Ray. Did you compile a complete...

Nice account, Ray.
Did you compile a complete list of species seen (including little swift ;) )?
Ken
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 18th March 2018, 20:07
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
thanks for the corrections. I'll try again! ...

thanks for the corrections. I'll try again!



Grey-headed Chachalaca
Grey-cowled Wood-Rail
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Motmot
Spot-crowned Barbet
Collared Aracari
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 18th March 2018, 18:36
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
You have to scroll back - it won't let me copy...

You have to scroll back - it won't let me copy and paste the photo. I would say that it's a wren but I wouldn't know for sure what species.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 18th March 2018, 08:54
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
Any thoughts on the 'house wren'?

Any thoughts on the 'house wren'?
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 17th March 2018, 18:44
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
List update

I've attempted to update the list. I am not convinced about the bananaquit - it's awfully small. And I don't know anything about New World wrens. But the following have been claimed:


Grey-headed...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 15th March 2018, 19:01
Replies: 178
Views: 12,766
Posted By Surreybirder
If you look at the twitter feed, someone has...

If you look at the twitter feed, someone has captured what looks like a wren.
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