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Re: Merlin

This is a Kestrel
by Mark Darling
Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Merlin
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: More Birds to ID

Hi Punkywull The shape, structure & plumage of Ruff & Redshank are different from each other. Have a look at this page on Ruff: https://www.birdguides.com/articles/species-profiles/focus-on-ruff-the-great-pretender/ Ruff plumage can vary a lot but on this page there is a bird that looks simi...
by Mark Darling
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:15 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: More Birds to ID
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Re: More Birds to ID

No 1 is a Black-tailed Godwit
No 2 is a Ruff
No 3 is a Herring Gull
by Mark Darling
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: More Birds to ID
Replies: 9
Views: 1312

Found car key Sgorr Dhonuill (Beinn a'Bheithir) 7th Jan 2018

Found a single car key (Vauxhall) on the summit of Sgorr Dhonuill (Beinn a'Bheithir). I handed it into the Ballachulish hotel. They will take it to Glencoe Police station tomorrow.
by Mark Darling
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:12 pm
 
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Found car key Sgorr Dhonuill (Beinn a'Bheithir) 7th Jan 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 429

Re: Big Birdy

It's a Buzzard
by Mark Darling
Sat May 28, 2016 9:27 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Big Birdy
Replies: 3
Views: 1770

Re: wee white bird

It's a male Snow Bunting
by Mark Darling
Thu May 26, 2016 11:37 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: wee white bird
Replies: 3
Views: 1315

Re: wee greenish bird

Willow Warbler
by Mark Darling
Mon May 09, 2016 8:42 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: wee greenish bird
Replies: 2
Views: 1135

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Hi

I've got 2 tickets for the Banff Mountain Film Festival, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Sat 30th Jan 2016 @ 2.30pm. Unfortunately I can't attend this now. I originally paid £28.50 (including booking fee) but would accept any reasonable offer.

Cheers

Mark
by Mark Darling
Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:33 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Banff Mountain Film Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 410

Re: What wee birds are these?

Hi WA, the wee bird in the 5th pic is a Chaffinch.
by Mark Darling
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:31 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: What wee birds are these?
Replies: 21
Views: 4427

Re: ex bird, ceased to be, shuffled off this mortal coil

Hi In response to walk aboot's question..... It's a Woodcock because of it's general shape, size, colour and markings. Woodcock is bulkier than a snipe or Jack Snipe (this bird is bulky). Woodcock has a darker belly with barring as Snipe have whiter belly with no barring (this can be seen in David F...
by Mark Darling
Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:58 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: ex bird, ceased to be, shuffled off this mortal coil
Replies: 22
Views: 8130

Re: ex bird, ceased to be, shuffled off this mortal coil

It's a Woodcock.......100%
by Mark Darling
Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:02 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: ex bird, ceased to be, shuffled off this mortal coil
Replies: 22
Views: 8130

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