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  1. Redmist

    Yellow wagtail, southern Norway mid July

    Hi, I am not at all experienced with yellow wagtails and it looks like their ID can be a bit of a minefield so I am looking for some help. I attach some photos from last week in the mountains in southern Norway, possibly two birds I can't be sure. I see a blue/grey head and a white throat, but...
  2. Redmist

    Wader Trouble, SW Norway June 2021

    I have to admit, I’m bad with waders and haven’t spent enough time to really get to grips with them yet and field guides are sometimes tricky for which months to expect different plumages. Today I saw this mixed flock on the coast and while I was ok with summer plumage Dunlin, I think I have Red...
  3. Redmist

    Feeding woodcock?

    Anyone with any experience of feeding woodcock, especially in freezing winter weather? I live opposite a small park within a town and have noticed a lot of woodcock in the last few days. The birds are clearly out in the open much more than usual and making lots of short flights. They are clearly...
  4. Redmist

    Norway in August

    Going through some photos from the summer and I came across this one, taken in central southern Norway in August. Sorry for the poor photo, but I don't think it is something I'm familiar with and I'm hoping someone with more experience can see enough from this poor image to give an ID. Thanks.
  5. Redmist

    Wader ID, western Norway

    I took this photo back in August and have puzzled over it a bit because it shouldn't be that difficult. I keep coming back to just a curlew but its different from what I am used to seeing with what looks like a warm brown coloured unstriped head and breast, and shortish bill. Please can someone...
  6. Redmist

    Gull, Stavanger Norway

    Hi I'm new to the forum but I can see I am going to be a regular visitor. I'm just starting to try to get to grips with gulls in their various flavours, and spotted this yesterday near Stavanger, SW Norway among a small group of common and black headed gulls. My guess is first winter Ring...