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  1. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    UPDATE 1. With shark in front, (AKA) ‘Little Sparrow’ has none, with no beginning or end (WP) (5, 5, 5) = SOLVED Rosbifs - of course it was Edith Piaf AKA Little Sparrow, who had no regrets :t: 2. Red Morph mixed up detail given to theatre type nurse at start of renal operation ending in waste...
  2. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yes Kits - for the next lot of anagrams, I will be making it harder - one letter or even two will be missing ;)
  3. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yaay D! Indeed. I’m going to repost my earlier post (edited now!) so that it’s on the same page (to save people going back and forth!) ANAGRAMS - 6 European birds and 6 North American birds European 1. A BIGOT LICK-TWADDLE = Black-tailed Godwit (Rosbifs) 2. NICE MAD DRUNK = Mandarin (Rosbifs...
  4. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Just the Anagrams in red to go ... Cryptics- So the letter value has been added to make the cryptic clues a bit easier - most of these have been vagrants to Britain or Ireland so should be familiar. Shout if more clues are needed ;)
  5. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    yes and if you look at an images of Scaly Weavers, you’ll see what I mean about a ‘fearsome looking specimen’ ! (a French one at that ;)) https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/204132121
  6. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    I slightly mislead you - alternative name has ‘finch’ in title but it is actually a Ploceidae ;)
  7. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    So new clues: first ANAGRAMS - 6 European birds and 6 North American birds - all common! European 1. A BIGOT LICK-TWADDLE 2. NICE MAD DRUNK 3. I SEA JANUARY 4. DANGER RE BRAWL 5. DEAF FLIER 6. MALIGN A TREE FROG North American 7. BROMANCE IN AIR 8. PRESENT WADER PINS 9. RESOWN HUE 10. JAB...
  8. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    So we have results 1 LEAPING ENFORCER - Pianoman 2. WIND SNATCHER. Rosbifs 3. LITTLE TOADING Rosbifs 4. GRILL HUNGER - Birdmeister 5. NEW GRID = kits apologies if I missed your name out! and cryptic clues 6. House animal (wearing glasses perhaps?) starts to relish every lick for skimmer...
  9. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Just 7 and 8 to go And the anagrams of course (apart from NEW GRID which Kits solved) and the rest of these if you haven’t got them already https://www.birdforum.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=740844&d=1603761050
  10. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yep exactly- well done B (:
  11. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Here we have some anagrams: 1 LEAPING ENFORCER 2. WIND SNATCHER. 3. LITTLE TOADING 4. GRILL HUNGER 5. NEW GRID and cryptic clues 6. House animal (wearing glasses perhaps?) starts to relish every lick for skimmer . (N) 7. Back of restructured Italian opera house has furs for a set...
  12. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Excellent, all right with the correct paths - (ET in Red-flanked Bluetail - the tail is also in the clue - ‘late’ turnout = tale, sounding like ‘tale’ = tail.) . Native American vegetable sounds disgusting ? (O)
  13. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yes, Ruddy = glowing healthily but the rest of the clue is made up of an anagram of ‘terns to un’ to get ‘turnstone’ ;) Well done - B (: Hopefully others will find some of the clues as easy!!
  14. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    and this which I was sent as part of a work quiz (which people have probably seen before but might keep you amused for a while!)
  15. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    So adding the outstanding clue above to a new list as follows: 1. Restrained, Learner gets clumsy near optic for tern-like insectivore (wp) 2. Beachcomber is glowing healthily before terns to un- scramble (wp) 3. Native American vegetable sounds disgusting ? (O) 4. Has this singing...
  16. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yes, WP, a Nightbird (owl) prevented from entering the establishment (barred) is of course a Barred Owl :t: Welcome Goyter! sounds like a honey maker is of course ‘B’ (sounds like Bee) on aimless walking is rambling = Brambling! :clap:
  17. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    ooo er Kits - what can I say - absolutely spot on - well done! :brains::brains::brains:!
  18. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    #3 still to solve Feel free to post a cryptic clue or anagram of your own :t:
  19. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Absolutely right Kits with the answer - so a nice Kitty for you :cat: The cook and stews was a crafty distraction (because yes the nests are edible - they are widely cultivated in Asia) BUT cook here means to change/mix left in stews in other words its an anagram of Nest Swiftlet!
  20. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yaay, D :clap: but it only sounds like ‘Blythe’s’ ;)
  21. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    1. Suitable for consumption - cook left in stews (Oriental) 2. Sounds like Noel Coward’s Spirit meets Dickensian lad with Stephen King book. (P/N) SOLVED! 3. Republican-sided with Democrat on late turnout (Oriental/P) 4. Religious recluse transfigures hurts with hard head (N) 5. Night...
  22. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Yes indeed! :clap: Island Queen = is of course, Eleanora, Queen/Judge of Sardinia who protected the falcons of the Island and after whom are named. short American Autumn = Fal(l) deception = con produces late breeder = Eleanora’s Falcon, which famously don’t breed until late August to maximise...
  23. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Lol, not quite the right path but very very nearly! Enlarge under glass = magnifi x 100 = by ‘cent’ (so ‘magnifi’ by ‘cent’) Then ship (= frigate) to end of Magnificent (so Magnificent Frigate) In a hole under par = birdie = ‘birdie’ without ‘that is’ = birdie minus the ‘ie’ !! Well done...
  24. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    Why :king:
  25. Deb Burhinus

    CRYPTIC plumage 2

    :eek!: Omg Kits, I am seriously impressed - correct of course (‘can’ here is used as a verb (to put in) but is the same result obviously as ‘can’ the noun) 1 and 5 outstanding ...
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