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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 15:35   #1
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What am I?

I'm sure this is too easy for the pro's out there. I only took this today to confirm what I'd actually seen back home on the computer. These little superzooms are very handy.

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 16:11   #2
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Should have added it was taken in South Wales today.

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 16:56   #3
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Should this be titled "Where am I?"

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 16:57   #4
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I'm new to this quiz thing Phil? Shall I put an easier photo in?

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 17:01   #5
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Might be that I'm just looking on my phone but I can't see a bird anywhere. It might be that I'm just blind stupid. I'd wait til others have had a look.

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ok - If Phil is having issues it must be rediculous/ impossible. Same photo - different crop and pp. And yes, there is something phallic about the tree

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 17:46   #7
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ok - If Phil is having issues it must be rediculous/ impossible. Same photo - different crop and pp. And yes, there is something phallic about the tree

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I still can't see a bird. Looks the sort of place you might get a Little Owl though.

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 17:48   #8
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People on this forum are too bloody good - spot on Steve.

Can anyone find it?

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is it there (arrow)? still doesn't particularly look like a little owl but should be that spotty blob...
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I'm sure this is too easy for the pro's out there. I only took this today to confirm what I'd actually seen back home on the computer. These little superzooms are very handy.

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I can't see a bird either sorry. Perhaps if the omage were a tad bigger or a little lighter.
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I can't see a bird either sorry. Perhaps if the omage were a tad bigger or a little lighter.
It's there VM though a little harder than I thought.

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Old Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 21:36   #12
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is it there (arrow)? still doesn't particularly look like a little owl but should be that spotty blob...
Spot on Lou. I was really surprised that from that range with a little lightening I was able to get a recognisable image. The more I was staring at it trying to will more range out of my 8x's the more I was convincing myself out of it.


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And here it is:
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Old Saturday 7th June 2014, 11:55   #13
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A couple of weeks ago by Loch Ness

Too easy I expect? The bird sitting in the tree.
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I'm still tempted to answer your title question Rich ( and bugger the mods )
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I'm still tempted to answer your title question Rich ( and bugger the mods )
I should put more thought into titles Chris

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Old Wednesday 28th October 2015, 13:34   #16
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Personally I think this one is hard. Not a common bird for South Wales (and not the Mallard or BHG either!)
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a scaup? and the bird in tree #13 a ring ouzel?
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a scaup? and the bird in tree #13 a ring ouzel?
No and no Lou. But fairly close with the duck.
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tuftie (should be common) and young magpie?
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Still no and no. You're right. Tufties are very common. This one was a lifer for me.
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Is it a Ruddy Duck? Something about the tail looks familiar

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And maybe a Magpie in the tree
edit, have just seen Lou's answer for the bird in the tree. So maybe Hooded Crow if it's within range.

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I'd go with Brosnabirder, Ruddy Duck and Hooded Crow.


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Spot on James. The individual that's been hanging around Cardiff Bay the last few days

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