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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 17:52   #1
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Guess which bird from my terrible photo?

Hi all......

.....especially newbies like me. I have been birding now for 2 months and therefore have fun mis-identifying and attempting to photo our beautiful feathered friends. I thought I might start a light-hearted "guess which species I was trying to photo" thread. All comers welcome :)


This is my first photo.....
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 18:07   #2
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LOL on second look, I'm now going for Teal!
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 18:08   #3
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That fluffy butt just screams Little Grebe...
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 18:09   #4
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Sorry delia - Little Grebe it is :)

I will have to find a more difficult one for the next guess!
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This sort of thread is usually placed in the Fun section of Ruffled Feathers Julie.

I see you're not subscribed to that forum as yet (it is easy to do). Scroll right down to the bottom of the Forums page and you will see it there.

I'll move your thread to that forum when you've got access to it.
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 18:11   #6
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LOL They never leave their bums up in the air for me.... they always completely sink, just leaving a ring of ripples on the water!
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 18:35   #7
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Hi delia

Unfortunately it says I do not have enough privileges to access that forum :(
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Well done Julie, it's here now.
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 19:29   #9
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Hi

All try this one :)
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 19:38   #10
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Nope - bigger.
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Old Saturday 29th April 2017, 20:02   #12
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Perhaps a Common Kestrel?
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Indeed female common kestrel it is :)
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Old Sunday 30th April 2017, 09:29   #14
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Not a bird!

This one is not a bird - but seen from a bird hide:):):)
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Old Sunday 30th April 2017, 09:40   #15
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Old Sunday 30th April 2017, 16:22   #16
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Close - but not quite :)
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Old Sunday 30th April 2017, 16:23   #17
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Old Sunday 30th April 2017, 16:47   #19
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Try this one - Sandwell Valley, West Midlands, UK
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Yep - As I was watching the waders on the lake it kept flying past :)
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