Buzzard Cam 2016 ~ Mari and Mihkel

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Re: Buzzard Cam 2016 ~ Mari and Mihkel

Post by Hagnat » July 18th, 2016, 12:30 pm

This is an old video still (May 29) but I think it is worth showing.
The young are waiting for help with a bird earlier brought by the male when the female arrives with a Birch branch to furnish the nest.
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Post by Janne+Ais » July 18th, 2016, 1:50 pm

Hagnat wrote:That is what I mean. Sexing somebody on the seat of its pants is not always reliable. In the past is was easy: when it wore pants it was a male, no matter what the seat looked like. Still earlier males wore no pants but always a big club, while dragging a female to a cave. :-)
Oh Hagnat, I'm afraid, you missunderstood me completely, because my English is too bad!
I was joking!!!
With "by the seat of my pants" I meant "using my instinct" or "gut instinct". I looked for the Dutch translation for the German "Bauchgefühl", but there seems to be none. :help:

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Post by Hagnat » July 18th, 2016, 3:14 pm

Janne+Ais wrote:...I was joking!!!
I understood perfectly well what you meant and I made a joke with it. In Dutch it is something like 'onderbuikgevoel' or, 'met de natte vinger'

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Post by Janne+Ais » July 18th, 2016, 5:12 pm

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Post by Felis silvestris » July 18th, 2016, 8:21 pm

savvy wrote:Hi,
a bit late, but if here's still somebody who's interested - the news from the lab are, that this year's chicks appeared to be males.
Whether by DNA or by the bottom of their pants, thanks to savvy we know now that our Maret is no Maret. Any suggestions about changing that still?

And to savvy thanks for the news, here and in the Black Storks forum! :wave:
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Post by juta » July 18th, 2016, 8:41 pm

I think that very easy to change Maret to Marek
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Post by asteria » July 19th, 2016, 12:34 pm

juta wrote:I think that very easy to change Maret to Marek
Martino or Mario also fits.

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Post by Hagnat » July 19th, 2016, 1:40 pm

If they are ever seen and identified again their names will be L-41054 and L-41055.
And if they are ever seen nesting in front of a webcam they will probably get a different name, because it will be almost impossible to read the rings.

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Post by Felis silvestris » July 19th, 2016, 2:29 pm

juta wrote:I think that very easy to change Maret to Marek
asteria wrote:Martino or Mario also fits.
I would suggest we stick to Juta's suggestion and just change one letter and not a whole name! And those who want to use numbers or "big" and "small" can still keep to that.
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Post by Hagnat » July 19th, 2016, 2:45 pm

Felis silvestris wrote: I would suggest we stick to Juta's suggestion and just change one letter and not a whole name! And those who want to use numbers or "big" and "small" can still keep to that.
I tried to explain that they probably never will be called by name again, whatever name one likes to use, so discussing about proper and 'improper' new names is pretty useless.

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Post by Birdfriend » July 19th, 2016, 8:56 pm

Hagnat wrote: I tried to explain that they probably never will be called by name again, whatever name one likes to use, so discussing about proper and 'improper' new names is pretty useless.
That's also my opinion. :nod:
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Post by Trine » July 19th, 2016, 9:24 pm

Yes, the names do not have much importance, but for sake of tradition of Looduskalender, for "the record" (if one may say so), Juta´s proposal is the best.

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Post by Hagnat » July 20th, 2016, 10:28 am

A funny situation.
One of the young adorned with a Pine crown.
(video still May 26)
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Post by Marfo » July 21st, 2016, 8:18 am

21 July

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Post by Jo UK » July 22nd, 2016, 10:26 pm

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Post by Hagnat » July 23rd, 2016, 12:59 pm

List of 59 on this cam by me seen and/or heard birds.
Only certain species. With full-time listening the list probably could have been longer.

Greylag Goose - Anser anser
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea
White-tailed Eagle - Haliaeetus albicilla
Common Buzzard - Buteo buteo
Common Crane - Grus grus
Green Sandpiper - Tringa ochropus
Eurasian Woodcock - Scolopax rusticola
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Stock Dove - Columba oenas
Common Wood-Pigeon - Columba palumbus
Common Cuckoo - Cuculus canorus
Tawny Owl - Strix aluco
Long-eared Owl - Asio otus
Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos major
Black Woodpecker - Dryocopus martius
Gray-headed Woodpecker - Picus canus
Eurasian Jay - Garrulus glandarius
Eurasian Magpie - Pica pica
Eurasian Jackdaw - Corvus monedula
Hooded Crow - Corvus cornix
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Wood Lark - Lullula arborea
Coal Tit - Periparus ater
Crested Tit - Lophophanes cristatus
Marsh Tit - Poecile palustris
Willow Tit - Poecile montanus
Eurasian Blue Tit - Cyanistes caeruleus
Great Tit - Parus major
Eurasian Nuthatch - Sitta europaea
Eurasian Treecreeper - Certhia familiaris
Eurasian Wren - Troglodytes troglodytes
Goldcrest - Regulus regulus
Willow Warbler - Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff - Phylloscopus collybita.
Wood Warbler - Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Greenish Warbler - Phylloscopus trochiloides
Eurasian Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler - Sylvia borin
European Robin - Erithacus rubecula
Thrush Nightingale - Luscinia luscinia
European Pied Flycatcher - Ficedula hypoleuca
Eurasian Blackbird - Turdus merula
Fieldfare - Turdus pilaris
Redwing - Turdus iliacus
Song Thrush - Turdus philomelos
Mistle Thrush - Turdus viscivorus
Dunnock - Prunella modularis
Tree Pipit - Anthus trivialis
Common Chaffinch - Fringilla coelebs
Brambling - Fringilla montifringilla
Eurasian Bullfinch - Pyrrhula pyrrhula
European Greenfinch - Chloris chloris
Red Crossbill - Loxia curvirostra
Eurasian Siskin - Spinus spinus
European Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis
Eurasian Linnet - Carduelis cannabina
European Serin - Serinus serinus
Hawfinch - Coccothraustes coccothraustes

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Post by IceAge » July 25th, 2016, 3:48 pm

Thank you, Hagnat :2thumbsup: .
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Post by Birdfriend » July 25th, 2016, 10:53 pm

Yes, and a great job! :thumbs:
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Post by Marfo » August 5th, 2016, 5:39 am

The camera is working again and there is sound! But whether it is real sound or just noise I cannot make out.
edit: no sound, just soft noise.

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Post by Marfo » February 25th, 2017, 12:22 am

Is there any news on the Buzzard camera? It must be time for the birds to start working on the nest.

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