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Which bird is this?

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Which bird is this?


Got this pic from MrRose, remember him from many years ago. Can someone tell us which bird this is, he took the pic in the Northen Dalarna in Sweden.

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Well done Barry and thank you Fani for suggesting this!

Scientific names are important to those of us who don't know the birds of other countries, if only because you can get much more information from search engines, such as Google, by typing in the Sc name than from common names as these often differ in different countries or states.

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good mornig from the island - ** TRINGA MELANOLEUCA (l-14" ws-28" - we have +++ picoides pubescens ( downy wood peker) 3 colaptes auratus (northern flicker 4-5 cyanoccitta stelleri ( stellers jay - ans 10+ junco hyemalis - just for all the european ladies and gents that use the latin name ---barry

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"fani" wrote:
if you send pictures or photos of birds ...try to use also the scientific name
Not only fani, most of my books are dutch and I can only find the birds back by the scientific name, thanx everybody

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Thanks Barry ....Much appreciated it Laughing out loud May it looks strange but in Greece they fixed the exact common names of birds recently (LOL It's over 20 years) Before that the few birdwathers prefered to use the scientific names to understand each other, as the most of them were scientists (me the exception lol)...So I learnt them...It 's funny but for me they are easier...as many of them have a greek or latin root, for example corax is the name of this bird in accient and modern greeks Laughing out loud [/code]

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Please ...if you send pictures or photos of birds ...try to use also the scientific name ...It is easier for me to understand where to search for them...I dont know all the english names :oops: :oops: .....mainly if these birds dont live in Europe

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As I can see Perisoreus infaustus is a resident of Scandinavia, and it belongs to corvidae...My old Collins book has a good drawing of it Cerinthe Eye-wink

Lives at coniferous forests of taiga, mainly of spruce, also among birches and in winter on outskirts of human settlements..Climbs out to tips of pine branches to feed on cones (30,5cm)

I Just copy it from the book It doesn't mean I understand all the words Laughing out loud Laughing out loud Laughing out loud Laughing out loud Go to find what it is birches

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hi- cerethie - simon & schusters guide to ** birds of the world - yes your right -- have a good day barry

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Found it, not me, but now I know what it is. It's a Siberian Jay or Perisoreus infaustus

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Beautiful photos but I have no idea what it is. It's not in my European bird books. Sad

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If it's outside SA then I have no idea Laughing out loud

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