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  1. S

    İstanbul buteo october 2

  2. A

    Sardinia July 2023

    Should be easy enough to ID as its a clear shot, but for some reason Merlin cannot ID it - and although Merlin has its problems, usually it comes up with something when the photo is decent.
  3. H

    Warbler ID- August,Tsukuba, Japan

    Is it possible to ID this warbler? Thanks in advance.
  4. BenjiS

    Hobby colouration

    I saw this hobby yesterday (05/09/23) It seems good for Hobby, except for the lack of orange underparts - I can't see anything about a hobby without orange underparts Is it just a young one, or is it just a strange aberration - or a completely different species (although I doubt this!) I also...
  5. S

    Id flycatcher in SE Arizona in August

    I'm between Ash throated and brown crested. Thoughts?
  6. J


    Hi all, saw this bird in Bergen County, NJ, USA today. It may be a young, fresh Warbling Vireo which would be a common bird here now. All About Birds states that the distinguishing mark of a Philadelphia and a Warbling is the line through the eye of the Philadelphia goes all the way thorough the...
  7. K

    Photo of a Mallard - Dodder River in Ireland

    Imposing on your time and space again! Took this pic. this morning and thought it looked a bit different from the 'normal' female mallards on the river?
  8. noujun

    Juvenile Lesser Sand Plover in Japan: ID Help Needed

    Hello everyone, I captured this photo of what I believe to be a juvenile Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus) in Japan about a week ago. It was roughly the same size as several other adults that were in transition from alternate to basic plumage. However, I noticed that only this individual...
  9. G

    Bunting ID (W France, january 5th)

    Hi, Someone posted this picture of a Bunting, asking for confirmation about a possible Rustic Bunting, mainly because of the white spot behind the eye, and the small wing bar on lesser coverts. https://www.faune-anjou.org/index.php?m_id=54&mid=121350 It has been taken near Angers on early...
  10. G

    Which Snipe - Okinawa, Japan

    Hi, What kind of snipe is this? I have it down as Latham's but could it be Pin-tailed? Both would be uncommon for summer in Okinawa I think. Regards, Ger
  11. K

    Jv. Raptor - Kithulgala, Sri Lanka

    These were taken some time back, around the same location in Kithulgala, Sri Lanka. (pics 1,2&3 in the morning & pic 4 in the afternoon. I believe they are the same bird but I could be wrong.) Please help with the identification.
  12. B

    Jaeger in Brandenburg, Germany

    Hello all, a couple of days ago I saw this Jaeger at Gülper See in Eastern Germany. Unfortunately I did not get a good look at it as it took off right after I discovered it. I struggled to see it at the distance and only managed to get the shots attached and I do not have any other impressions...
  13. A

    Pipit ID, Iran, Tehran on March 30,2023

    Hi, please help me to identify this pipit. Can it be Long-billed pipit?
  14. M

    Confusing Bird Calls

    Hello! I thought it might be fun to share confusing calls here. Listening for birds is often easier that just trying to see them, but some have confused my dumb beginner brain. Here's two to start us off- 1. Tic. Robins tic, wrens chak, stonechats vist, but with the calls coming from a...
  15. R

    White-backed Vulture - Namibia

    Hi, Another bird of prey, seen in Etosha NP ten years ago in August, where I balance between two too close species. Even if Cape Vulture seems to be present in North Namibia, I assume White-backed Vulture is more likely. Some hints ? Régis