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Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:22 am
by LANDROVER ROGER
Superb! :D

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:48 pm
by What?
Hi. I'd be grateful if anyone could help with identification... Is it a chiffchaff or a willow warbler? Thanks

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Willow warbler par weetoon66, sur Flickr

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:55 am
by LANDROVER ROGER
Thistle? Sorry.
I would say Willow Warbler.The chiffchaff has a darker beak.
http://www.rspb.org.uk/images/cache/wil ... 544_v3.jpg

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:17 pm
by What?
Thank you Landrover Roger :D

Ok, this one I think is a young plover, seen today at Macharioch

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Juvenile ringed plover par weetoon66, sur Flickr

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:16 pm
by mosslad
Not sure if im doing this right but heres a link to photos taken in Kintyre (except the Squirrels)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildkintyre/

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:57 pm
by What?
Great insect photos mosslad! The birds are great too, were you tagging them?

Here is one from today's outing, between the showers.

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Buzzard par weetoon66, sur Flickr

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:43 pm
by mosslad
Thanks for that, love macro but weather has been so poor this summer that I haven't been out as much as I would have liked. Yes I am a ringer here in Campbeltown and have been ringing for over twenty years and have several long term studies going in the area, including Barn owl population monitoring. Have only gotten into photography fairly recently but would love to achieve the results you are getting with your bird shots, I really love the juv ringed plover.

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:55 pm
by What?
mosslad wrote:Thanks for that, love macro but weather has been so poor this summer that I haven't been out as much as I would have liked. Yes I am a ringer here in Campbeltown and have been ringing for over twenty years and have several long term studies going in the area, including Barn owl population monitoring. Have only gotten into photography fairly recently but would love to achieve the results you are getting with your bird shots, I really love the juv ringed plover.


Perhaps you can help me with this little one, I am not at all sure what it is, and have had different opinions on it...

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Can anyone help with identification? par weetoon66, sur Flickr

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:01 pm
by mosslad
It's a Twite, a juvenile by the look of it, am noticing several small flocks about at the moment, again cracking shot

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:02 pm
by What?
Thanks, grass got in the way unfortunately...

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:14 pm
by mosslad
Forgive me, it's a juvenile Redpoll, that's what I get for replying at same time as sending an email. Have ringed about 70 of these on my Constant Effort Site at the Aros moss. They appear there at the end of April then move off by end of August, not sure where to but have had a couple of recoverys on the south coast of England over the last couple of years so they may be crossing the channel to somewhere in the continent

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:31 pm
by What?
That's fascinating, thank you so very much!

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:33 pm
by What?
A redshank taken back in July

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Redshank par weetoon66, sur Flickr

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:06 am
by jdcarra
I love birds and wildlife shots,excellant photo again "What" :)

Re: Kintyre's Bird and Wildlife.

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:13 pm
by What?
Thanks jd :D

Another one from today

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Pipit bokeh par weetoon66, sur Flickr