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Help with ID please
Hi All wow first off, couldn't make a forum harder to use huh? LOL never seen anything like it! Anyway, onto my question :) Today I heard what for us is an uncommon bird call, it's almost identical to a Great Tit, but faster and only in sets of 4 calls rather than 6 (using the...
18 May 2013
What is this bird?
This bird was sighted near Aviemore, it was quite nervous and only visited the one day and there was only one of them - have not seen this bird in the garden before. Your help with identification would be appreciated - could it be a redpoll or a rosefinch or something else? It is easily the size of...
17 May 2013
Seen on my recent break in Snowdonia, can someone name this bird please
5 May 2013
Very large bird North Wales, Queensferry area
Driving from N Wales into England at around 4.10 this afternoon I saw the largest bird I have ever seen by some margin. I had just crossed the River Dee at Queensferry and the bird was flying roughly at right angles to me ie from the direction of the coast/Dee marshes towards Chester. It was flapping...
29 Apr 2013
I should know these birds but your help would be much appreciated ; I took these whilst out on a 3 hour walk this morning around Neumann's Flash/Marbury Park area, Cheshire...... Is this a male Reed bunting ? couldn't see the back of this bird and the light was poor - sry the photos are terrible...
22 Apr 2013
compact camera and a real beaut of a goldie pic wahoooo lol
i have just taken this with my compact, not bad for a beginner hey lol
11 Apr 2013
I saw this duck (the one on the left) amongst a group of Tufted Ducks in a flooded quarry works in Surrey. I'm not sure what it is. is it a male Scaup by chance? But it's head seemed to be brownish.
1 Apr 2013
compact cam take2.....nothing exciting i`m afraid :(
30 Mar 2013
another go with my compact cam, cold weather doesn`t seem to be putting these off xx
i am still waiting for my new camera so in the mean time i take pics with my compact so the quality isn`t always top notch but i still think these are decent enough to recognise what they are xxx
27 Mar 2013
Likely visitors in the snow - a quick guide!
We've been inundated with enquiries about unusual birds venturing into gardens since the snow hit. Here is a quick picture guide (illustrations by Mike Langman (rspb-images.com) ) to some of the birds that are likely to have been causing some of the confusion. Before diving into it I wanted to point...
24 Jan 2013
This weekend... spot a swallow... or something else?
As I mentioned on Monday , swallows are arriving. They might be a bit slow to return because of bad weather here and in Europe, but be patient - they're on their way. If you get a good look at a swallow and see its unmistakeable forked tail, it's easy to identify. But beware - there are other...
20 Apr 2012
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