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Old Friday 29th September 2006, 20:12   #1
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Field work ... hard work!

When you are in the field , you shoot many pictures. Afterwards you can use only some of them!
Here , I didn't have luck!
What is it for a bird?
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Old Friday 29th September 2006, 21:24   #2
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Phylloscopus trochilus?
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 06:27   #3
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Yes,it is a Willow Warbler!
Congratulations, Wiktoria!
And here you can see a better pic!
http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1...ow-warbler.jpg
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 09:47   #4
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Here comes a new ...hard work.
This is a picture taken near Vogelmeer, Haarlem Hoolland.
What is it for a bird?
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 13:25   #5
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Mayby Aythya fuligula?
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 15:02   #6
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Sorry, Wiktoria. This time you are not right!
Try again!
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 15:18   #7
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Aythya collaris?
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 15:54   #8
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Yep, looks like a Ring-necked Duck.
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 16:23   #9
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Old Saturday 30th September 2006, 18:44   #10
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Aythya collaris , also not Wiktoria!
Jurij Hanžel,Ring-necked Duck is not.
Yes , this birds are not so common in Greece,Firecrest!
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Old Sunday 1st October 2006, 11:01   #11
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Old Sunday 1st October 2006, 11:10   #12
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Hasn't Tufted Duck already been suggested? My guess is that this is a dark looking Greater Scaup Aythya marila. I don't think this is at all easy though.
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Old Sunday 1st October 2006, 12:23   #13
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It is really not so easy.
This was one of the first shots I got.The bird was far away. I have some more.
I named the Thread " Field work ... hard work" .Isn't it?

Here comes a better pic!
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Old Sunday 1st October 2006, 12:32   #14
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Oh, when I look better on this pic I have my doubts for my recognition!
I think Wiktoria and Firecrest are right with their tip, Or?
Here is one more pic!

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Old Sunday 1st October 2006, 14:16   #15
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Looking better in my field Guide I am now totally confused!
I recognised this Duck as a Goldeneye. Now I must take this back.
I think thiw must be a confusion species Tufted Duck eclipse????
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Definitely not a Goldeneye. It actually does look like a Tufted Duck. Quick tip: if you're doing a quiz, you need to be sure about your identifications, otherwise everyone will get confused.
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Old Sunday 1st October 2006, 14:46   #17
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it's a male tuftie, aythya fuligula. wiktoria was right.
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Originally Posted by Andrew Whitehouse
Definitely not a Goldeneye. It actually does look like a Tufted Duck. Quick tip: if you're doing a quiz, you need to be sure about your identifications, otherwise everyone will get confused.
I am so sorry! My indention was not to confuse you!
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Old Saturday 4th November 2006, 08:06   #19
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Here I am again. This time with a bird from the lake Vegoritis , North West Greece. Photo taken 21/10/2006.
What is the bird?
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Old Saturday 4th November 2006, 10:51   #21
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probably 1st winter black-headed but i'm not sure i can rule out melanocephalus - scaps light grey, median? coverts brown, tailband width hard to discern in this pic.
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You are both right with Black-headed Gull!
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Old Saturday 4th November 2006, 16:51   #23
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It is really very hard to take photos from small birds!
What is this one?
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Old Saturday 4th November 2006, 16:55   #24
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Great Tit - Parus major, its a male.... and I think a first year bird :)
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Old Saturday 4th November 2006, 17:08   #25
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That's right.It is a Great Tit!
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