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    Hybrid Sparrow Cumbria UK

    I am familiar with both male House Sparrow (P domesticus) and Tree Sparrow (P montanus) but this individual seems to have some characteristics of both. Brown crown and cheek spot (albeit smudged and faint) suggest Tree but the spread of markings on the throat and chest suggest House. I only...
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    Gretna Murmuration.

    Can anyone help with information. 1. Is there currently a murmuration at Gretna/Gretna Green? 2. If there is which is the best view point and how would I get there from the M6. Many thanks.
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    Goose Cumbria UK

    I can't claim to be expert at waterfowl identification so I would like opinions on this shot my wife brought back for me to identify. Taken today a little south of Penrith in Cumbria hand held 300mm zoom on a Canon 30D My first thought was immature Canada Goose but the more I look at it...
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    Rare Birds in Cumbria

    I am comparatively new to the forums and not a twitcher by any means. However I have been keeping a cursory eye on the map of rare bird sightings. There are very few in Cumbria. I can think of a number of reasons as to why this might be so. 1. Cumbria does not support many rare birds. 2...
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    The word YES appearing on Canon pictures.

    Sorry I am not a Canon user but a friend has over the last couple of days had the word YES appear in the bottom left corner of the image. The camera is a 7D. As far as he knows he has done nothing to cause this and we can't work out how to get rid of it. Any helpful suggestions would be...
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    Access to galleries

    I am not sure if this is the correct place to post, if it isn't please forgive me and point me in the right direction. Being comparatively new to the forum I am having (what I think is ) a problem accessing the galleries from links in posts. I understand the need for having the galleries open...