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Sparrowhawk versus Goshawk
I was recently told this bird that appeared in my garden (on top of a dead pigeon!) was a Sparrowhawk rather than a Goshawk. I found it difficult to tell the difference when consulting a guide. How does one tell that this is definitely a Sparrowhawk? Thanks a lot.
5 Feb 2013
what bird is it please
i havent seen it because it keeps its distance. i heard it at various times throughout the year and the only noise it makes is like crack ooow can you help its baffled me. iv been on the various bird apps and still cant find it
19 Jan 2013
Leucistic Canada Goose?
The black tip on the bill suggests to me that this is a Canada Goose, but is it?
3 Jan 2013
Greetings From Stormy New York City! A couple of ID's needed please! :)
Hi again. Borrowing my friend Sue's laptop for a few minutes. We are in beautiful New York, staying in our Midtown Manhattan hotel. Had a lovely first day today, wandering around our favourite places in the city. We were supposed to see a Broadway show this evening but it was cancelled, as were most...
29 Oct 2012
what bird of prey could this be
please can someone help. my mother has seen a brown bird of prey, quite a large bird and she says that on its back it had a white circle mark.. Does anyone know what this could be? many thanks
11 Oct 2012
Destruction of beautiful wetlands reserve with wonderful and rare birds - we need you to sign our petition to stop it!
HELP SAVE SALGADOS
A recent article written by keen birder Frank McClintock..... You may not have heard but unfortunately, the Portuguese government has just given the go-ahead for development totaling 359 hectares all around Salgados (or Pera Marsh as it's known to some), down in the Algarve, an area just as valuable...
27 Sep 2012
Black Wheatear in the Basketball Arena, Olympic Park??
Hello - I was lucky enough to have a ticket for the Paralympics on Saturday, and while sitting in the gods watching the wheelchair rugby in the basketball arena, a v interesting bird swooshed past - mainly dark, black brownish wings with a dramatically white rump. Bird had distinctive slightly curved...
10 Sep 2012
An unexpected and unknown bird in Crystal Palace
I was preparing to take a photo in Crystal Palace Park, south London - focussing on the reflections of the clouds in the water. Suddenly, a bird I had not previously noticed rose from just out of the shot and flew across the viewfinder. It was certainly not a common British bird - I pressed the shutter...
23 Aug 2012
More From Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve (Pt 2)
Here's a few more pics I took on Friday at Pagham Harbour. My friend and I walked right down through the reserve until we reached the beach and open sea. This was the Church Norton side of the reserve. To reach the sea via the Pagham Village side was a much longer walk, by several miles. We actually...
20 Aug 2012
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