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    Goshawk or Sparrowhawk

    Hi all, this one's from just outside of Stockholm a couple of months ago. 2nd plumage Goshawk or Sparrowhawk? Thanks M
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    Warbler? Central Sweden, Bergslagen

    Here is a photo, seen in the same garden as the above video but the following day. Is it the same bird?
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    Warbler? Central Sweden, Bergslagen

    Hi all Here's a little video via streamable... https://streamable.com/yfehjm It's got my novice eyes stumped. Thanks in advance for any input.
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    Golden eagle of wishful thinking? Central Sweden, Bergslagen

    Well there you go!... thanks Nutcracker
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    Golden eagle of wishful thinking? Central Sweden, Bergslagen

    What do you think? I know that golden eagles are seen in this area but saw mainly buzzards... Thanks in advance /M
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    Help/advice! YOUNG White wagtail stuck in our kitchen air vent

    I'm pleased to announce that having unscrewed the air vent the young fledgling flew with gusto straight through the open kitchen window. Moments later my own little one yelped from his afternoon nap and so I've been unable to observe what happened next... But based on the busy chitter chatter I...
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    Help/advice! YOUNG White wagtail stuck in our kitchen air vent

    Thanks all, the bird is right there at our end as I can see its face. If I remove the vent from our kitchen side do you think it would be able to fly to the open window and out? I have no idea at what age they start to gain this ability. Or should I try to assist it somehow. If so, how? We live...
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    Help/advice! YOUNG White wagtail stuck in our kitchen air vent

    Hi all The title says it all, from what I can tell the youngster is not newly hatched, I have no idea how it came to be that it's suddenly chirping from our air vent. Pretty sure it's a pied/white wagtail, seems to be stuck in there. What should we do?! (I'm aware that this is not the purpose...
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    Chapter 2 - Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Last one Grey + Common Ringed Plovers?
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    Chapter 2 - Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Part 2 Buzzards & Marsh Harriers? The duck eludes me.
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    Chapter 2 - Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Hi again Here come a the remaining blurry pics following on from my post last night. Any help much appreciated (Note to RafaelMatias, please see the reply left in the other post regarding the Marsh Sandpiper). Thanks
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    Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Thanks Daniel & Rafael, that's much appreciated. Rafael, that's great, if only I had known that I was in the presence of such greatness! Of course, I will contact the relevant persons.... I have an account on ebird but have rarely used it. Could you please point me in the right direction of...
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    Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Last part, part 5 Green & Redshank? Common ringed plover? Dunlin? Greenshank Dunlin ?
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    Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Part 4 Help needed!
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    Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Part 3 Crested or skylark? Buzzard or Black Kite? Chiffchaff?
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    Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Part 2 Moorhen Raptor, uncertain. Dunlin Black necked Grebe ??
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    Mixed - Portugal, early December 2019

    Hello all I've finally had chance to go through my pictures of a great birding adventure in Portugal, particularly around the Tejo and Sado estuaries. Apologies in advance for blurry pictures and the sheer volume!.. Any help is much appreciated as always... More to come than just the one...
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    Wader - Huddinge, Sweden

    Thanks to all, much appreciated!
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    Wader - Huddinge, Sweden

    Hello fellow bird lovers Can anyone shed some light on these shady photos? There aren't too many waders in the area at the moment based on online reports at Lissmasjön just outside Stockholm. One wader which has been spotted in the area is a Green Sandpiper, what do you think? Thanks for the...
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    Cantabria Spain and Devon England

    Hi all This time i'm back seeking some help with a) a raptor in Santa Justa, Cantabria, Spain (close to the coast) https://streamable.com/gefac b) a warbler in Santa Justa, Cantabria, Spain. See the attached picture and the following link to hear its call. Could it be a melodious warbler...
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    Various, Sweden & Cornwall UK

    Thanks to all, the Garden Warbler in particular makes me happy. Upon reflection I recall another birder commenting about an Osprey in the area at that time so that sounds most likely. Thanks again and all the best for now!
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    Various, Sweden & Cornwall UK

    Thanks in advance to any contributors!
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