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    Wainscot UK for ID

    Hey guys, My own thoughts are Large Wainscot, but a friend had it down as Bulrush. If location helps, it was picked up on the Norfolk coast, but frustratingly no date. Cheers, Kieran
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    Protaras, Cyprus - April 2014

    Hey guys & dolls, Me and a couple of buddies are in the throws of sorting out a weeks birding in Protaras, Cyprus this coming April. I was hoping some of you kind folk could help with any tips for east Cyprus; sites etc. We are very keen to find out where birders have stayed in this area...
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    Two Moths For ID

    1. http://showingwell.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/img_9108.jpg 2. http://showingwell.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/sdc10674.jpg Thanks guys, Kieran
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    How Weird!

    Hey all, Just sat watching Keeping Up Appearances on Netflicks. Every time Richard was in the garden, all I could hear was European Bee-eater calling (show is set in Northamptonshire, I think). I thought I was going mad, until I typed 'Keeping Up Appearances Bee-eater' into Google and it came...
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    23 year old Avocet returns to Norfolk!

    Hey all, Thought this would be of some interest, well to those who haven't seen the article already. http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/news/ancient_avocet_returns_home_to_rspb_titchwell_marsh_reserve_after_23_years_1_1981060 Crazy to think that this creature was being ringed whilst Thatcher was...
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    Steppe Eagle confirmation, India

    Hey all, This photo was taken at Chhari Lakes in Gujarat, India, in January of this year. we initially identified it as a adult Steppe Eagle, but as I have little experience with Aquila Eagles in the field, I wanted to try and confirm the identification and learn a little something too. I know...
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    Iceland (Reykjavik & Akureyri)

    Hello, In January it looks like I will be going to Iceland for my fiancee's birthday. I will be mostly committed to less birding ventures (Northern Lights & culture etc), but I should find a half day in both cities to try and catch up with some specialist species and maybe even hire a car for...
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    Juv Roseate?

    After thinking I had a sound identification on a juvenile Roseate Tern at Lowestoft earlier this month, some doubts have been cast by another birder who commented on the post today. Any further comments would be greatly received. Full account with one picture of the juvenile is at -...
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    First Summer Comic Terns, Suffolk, UK

    Several Tern species were around the carpark at Links road in Lowesoft this weekend, including a couple of cracking Roseate Tern (1ad, 1 juv). The biggest problem looking back, was two first-summer types that were present amongst the flock. Trying to judge bill and leg length is obviously...
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    Birds seen on T.V

    Have you ever been watching Eastenders, and suddenly heard the shuttling song of a Wood Warbler over the sound of RICKY!!!!!?....Well this is the thread for you. As I was laying on the sofa watching My Phone S*x Secrets, on 4OD, I noticed a stunning male Goosander on the canal...
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    Two Damselflies for ID (UK, Norfolk)

    Just getting into Dams & Dragons this year and would like some help with these two please...... 1) http://www.flickr.com/photos/frogdiet/7267928512/in/photostream/ 2) http://www.flickr.com/photos/frogdiet/7267925704/in/photostream/ Regards Kieran
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    Gull Identification query!!

    Good afternoon all, We were back to the Taverham Gull roost this morning and have come across an interesting 1st winter/2nd winter Larus. As we processed the group I noticed a Gull stood on its own away from the main flock. The first impression we had was how strikingly pale the bird was...
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    Norfolk Thread Social

    Hello everyone, After some positive feed back in such a short space of time regarding the Norfolk thread social, Josh (Pomskua) has put the idea rolling of giving it it's own thread so people can say if they are interested, suggest a date or preferable night of the week and any other ideas they...
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    Buzzard sp ID

    Good afternoon everyone, Whilst at Cley last weekend I noticed a Buzzard sp quickly losing altitude from the sea moving over north scrape, although the weather conditions limited me to only a silhouette. The first thing that struck me was the length of the birds tail and how rounded it seemed...
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    Buzzard sp ID

    Good afternoon everyone, Whilst at Cley last weekend I noticed a Buzzard sp quickly losing altitude from the sea moving over north scrape, although the weather conditions limited me to only a silhouette. The first thing that struck me was the length of the birds tail and how rounded it seemed...
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    Another Moth for ID please

    Hey guys, As I have said before I know nothing about moths, I have built a trap out of a box and a bedside lamp to try and increase my ID knowledge. I do try and use the net before bothering people, but I can't seem to nail this one. Any help would be amazing Link below for photograph...
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    Moth for ID please

    Hey Guys, I am a total moth dude and don't have a clue. I photographed this day flying moth in the woods near my house while I was birding today, wondered if someone could help me ID it. My guess from a bit of internet research is that its a Common Wave....? Picture on link below, thanks peeps...
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    Moth for ID please

    Hey Guys, I am a total moth dude and don't have a clue. I photographed this day flying moth in the woods near my house while I was birding today, wondered if someone could help me ID it. My guess from a bit of internet research is that its a Common Wave....? Picture on link below, thanks peeps...
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