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Forum: Lists Wednesday 18th April 2018, 19:57
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
Very productive lunch break birding session in...

Very productive lunch break birding session in Uppsala today.

462. Ring Ouzel
463. Brambling
464. Common Chiffchaff
465. Eurasian Penduline Tit
Forum: Lists Tuesday 10th April 2018, 11:20
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
Was teaching this morning at Hjälstaviken, not...

Was teaching this morning at Hjälstaviken, not far from Uppsala. Added a few new birds to the year list including the first sub-Saharan migrant of the year (Wheatear)

455. Meadow Pipit
456. Taiga...
Forum: Lists Saturday 7th April 2018, 21:34
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
Was away for a couple of amazing weeks in Assam...

Was away for a couple of amazing weeks in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in NE India. Got lots of good ticks!

129. Eastern Cattle Egret
130. Jungle Myna
131. Rose-ringed Parakeet
132. Spotted Dove
133....
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th April 2018, 10:53
Replies: 3,854
Views: 649,549
Posted By jacana
Yep, thanks! 2000 was Fire-tailed Myzornis. Not...

Yep, thanks!

2000 was Fire-tailed Myzornis. Not a bad one for that milestone!
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th April 2018, 19:54
Replies: 3,854
Views: 649,549
Posted By jacana
Grey-headed Swamphen Last of the bunch from NE...

Grey-headed Swamphen

Last of the bunch from NE India. Sitting on 2036 now.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd April 2018, 15:46
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By jacana
Barwings - Eaglenest, India

Has anyone else got stuck identifying the Barwings at Eaglenest before? Lots of flocks of what I thought were Streak-throated Barwings were about on the Bomphu side. But I also note that many people...
Forum: Lists Saturday 17th March 2018, 07:14
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
I've been sat at New Delhi airport for a few...

I've been sat at New Delhi airport for a few hours waiting for my connecting flight. Picked up a few year and life birds in the process

123. Red-vented Bulbul
124. House Crow
125. Common Myna
126....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 16th March 2018, 11:01
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By jacana
The BOU now follow IOC taxonomy and they've split...

The BOU now follow IOC taxonomy and they've split Least Tern for a while now. So go ahead and add it to your list! Congrats on the armchair tick.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th March 2018, 13:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By jacana
Sure, but my point is we need to make sure all...

Sure, but my point is we need to make sure all the introduced ones are gone. Just one vagrant could do a lot for the remaining UK population via genetic rescue.

I know this conversation has been...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th March 2018, 11:44
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By jacana
That's simply not the case though. There is an...

That's simply not the case though. There is an introduced population of Ruddy Ducks in the UK, any vagrant adding to that population cannot suddenly validate the existence of them and class them as a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th March 2018, 11:33
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By jacana
Being reasonable, nothing should happen. Vagrants...

Being reasonable, nothing should happen. Vagrants coming over and joining the introduced problem would be a big problem, adding to the gene pool. Hopefully the last Ruddy Ducks in the UK will either...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 10th March 2018, 09:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By jacana
The sooner the better!

The sooner the better!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 7th March 2018, 20:13
Replies: 13
Views: 3,359
Posted By jacana
Paola Pulido-Santacruz, Alexandre Aleixo, Jason...

Paola Pulido-Santacruz, Alexandre Aleixo, Jason T. Weir (2018) Morphologically cryptic Amazonian bird species pairs exhibit strong postzygotic reproductive isolation. Proc B, DOI:...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 7th March 2018, 19:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By jacana
It wouldn't surprise me if there are some small...

It wouldn't surprise me if there are some small populations of things like Marsh Owl still hiding away in the country.

I'm not sure that there are any splits per se, everything should be in either...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 5th March 2018, 15:59
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By jacana
A tour guide friend of mine saw one two days ago....

A tour guide friend of mine saw one two days ago. I'm not sure of the exact location, but I assume it's where the other sightings have been concentrated.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 4th March 2018, 19:44
Replies: 18
Views: 6,349
Posted By jacana
Anna M. Kearns, Marco Restani, Ildiko Szabo,...

Anna M. Kearns, Marco Restani, Ildiko Szabo, Audun Schrøder-Nielsen, Jin Ah Kim, Hayley M. Richardson, John M. Marzluff, Robert C. Fleischer, Arild Johnsen & Kevin E. Omland (2018) Genomic evidence...
Forum: Lists Saturday 3rd March 2018, 14:01
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
I've been in Lund, southern Sweden for a few days...

I've been in Lund, southern Sweden for a few days and managed to pick up a couple of extra birds at the sewage works while looking for the Ferruginous Duck that has been reported from there on and...
Forum: Lists Monday 26th February 2018, 17:36
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
Had a bash along the Devon coast today between...

Had a bash along the Devon coast today between Teignmouth and Dawlish. Main targets were the Bonaparte's Gull (got) and Iceland Gull (dipped) that have been hanging around recently.

106. Common...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 24th February 2018, 17:01
Replies: 3,854
Views: 649,549
Posted By jacana
Ross's Gull, today at Radipole Lake, Dorset. Very...

Ross's Gull, today at Radipole Lake, Dorset. Very nice it was too!
Forum: Lists Saturday 24th February 2018, 16:10
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
I'm in the UK for a long weekend in Exeter and...

I'm in the UK for a long weekend in Exeter and today I managed to get hold a a vehicle and shoot over to Weymouth for the Ross's Gull that has been hanging out there for the past few days. Got the...
Forum: Lists Wednesday 21st February 2018, 11:20
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
89. Ural Owl Did not expect that when I woke up...

89. Ural Owl

Did not expect that when I woke up this morning! It was sat in a tree in the middle of Uppsala. Didn't look to be in the best condition.
Forum: Lists Sunday 18th February 2018, 11:08
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
86. Black Woodpecker 87. Northern Raven 88....

86. Black Woodpecker
87. Northern Raven
88. White-tailed Eagle

Today in the Skyttorp area. Missed all the main targets though like Pine Grosbeak, Nutcracker and Grey-headed Woodpecker.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th February 2018, 17:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,359
Posted By jacana
A general (but by no means absolute) rule that I...

A general (but by no means absolute) rule that I follow is that if the name is a compound of two sort of birds then it's hyphenated. If it's a bird name and a non-bird name then it isn't. So:...
Forum: Lists Saturday 10th February 2018, 13:36
Replies: 174
Views: 8,079
Posted By jacana
85. Northern Goshawk Sped passed my kitchen...

85. Northern Goshawk

Sped passed my kitchen window just now in Uppsala
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 31st January 2018, 09:59
Replies: 472
Views: 75,140
Posted By jacana
Up to 26 in recent years: Ural Owl -...

Up to 26 in recent years:

Ural Owl - Sweden
Greyish Eagle-Owl - Côte d'Ivoire
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