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Mathias Putze

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Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo l. lagopus, adult female in March – medium-sized Raptor, marginally larger than Common Buzzard – diurnal migrant, prefers over-land routes – migrates singly or few individuals together ID: – diagnostic dark brown carpal patch contrasting to paler underwing coverts (all plumages, contrast least distinct in AD M) -> Common Buzzard – underwing coverts in F lighter and less patterned than in M Technical Data: Canon EOS-1D Mark III EF 300/2.8 L IS USM II + 1.4x Extender F5.6, 1/2500s, ISO-250 #Havelland, #Germany For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinfligtphotography #birdid #birding #birdmigration #migration #westernpalearctic #birdwatching #raufussbussard #roughleggedbuzzard #buteo at Westhavelland Nature Park

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Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis auduboni), 1st calendar year, light individual in September – medium-sized seabird, size of Common Gull – mostly dismigrational movements – diurnal migrant, possibly nocturnal as well, strictly marine – usually migrates singly, sometimes very loose, small flocks – rarely seen in Mediterranean Sea and Baltic Sea . . ID: – one generation of coverts and remiges in late September indicates a juvenile/1CY bird Technical Data: Canon EOS-1D Mark III EF 500/4.0 L IS USM I F5.0, 1/2000s, ISO-640 #Northsea #offshore#Germany For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #westernpalearctic #birdmigration #pelagic #fulmar #northernfulmar #eissturmvogel #best_birds_of_world at Deutsche-Bucht/Nordsee

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Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis auduboni), 1st calendar year, light individual in September – medium-sized seabird, size of Common Gull – mostly dismigrational movements – diurnal migrant, possibly nocturnal as well, strictly marine – usually migrates singly, sometimes very loose, small flocks – rarely seen in Mediterranean Sea and Baltic Sea . . ID: – cylindrical body due to rounded head and strong neck, typical strong and hooked bill with tube shaped nostrils – varible plumage from verly light to dark greyish blue – all over fresh and uniform plumage indicates a juvenile/1CY bird Technical Data: Canon EOS-1D Mark III EF 500/4.0 L IS USM I F6.0, 1/2500s, ISO-800 #Northsea #offshore#Germany For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #westernpalearctic #birdmigration #pelagic #fulmar #northernfulmar #eissturmvogel #best_birds_of_world at Deutsche-Bucht/Nordsee

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Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis, male in February – medium-sized passerine, roughly size of Common Blackbird – vagrant in most parts of WP – nocturnal migrant, local diurnal movements – in Asia migrates singly or in small flocks ID: – contrasting blackish throat and yellow lower mandible - extensive white belly, markings only on flanks, no rufous or brown colours on breast - underwing coverts pale rufous - ID of females in flight can be difficult, cold greyish colours on upper side and fine streaking on breast and flanks, can be mistaken for female Red-throated Thrush, but shows no rufous in tail Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 600/4.0 L IS USMII F4.0, 1/1600s, ISO-400 #Phobjikha Valley, #Bhutan For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #migration #birdmigration #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #asia #eastasia #birdsofbhutan #phobjika #westernpalearctic #birdmigration #vagrant #rarity #singvogel #songbird #passarine #schwarzkehldrossel #blackthroatedthrush #thrush at Phobjikha Valley

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Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis, male in February – medium-sized passerine, roughly size of Common Blackbird – vagrant in most parts of WP – nocturnal migrant, local diurnal movements – in Asia migrates singly or in small flocks ID: – contrasting blackish throat and yellow lower mandible - extensive white belly, markings only on flanks, no rufous or brown colours on breast - ID of females in flight can be difficult, cold greyish colours on upper side and fine streaking on breast and flanks, can be mistaken for female Red-throated Thrush, but shows no rufous in tail Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 600/4.0 L IS USMII F4.0, 1/1600s, ISO-400 #Phobjika Valley, #Bhutan For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #migration #birdmigration #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #asia #eastasia #birdsofbhutan #westernpalearctic #birdmigration #vagrant #rarity #singvogel #songbird #passarine #schwarzkehldrossel #blackthroatedthrush #thrush at Phobjikha Valley

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BIRD QUIZ - nothing to win, just for fun . . Do you recognize the species? Always check the unexpected. . . . . Picture was taken in Februarx. . . I will post the SOLUTION in few days. . . . . Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 600/4.0 L IS USMIi F4.0, 1/1600s, ISO-400 . . For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. . . #birdquiz #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #songbird #birdid #westernpalearctic #naturephotography #wildlife

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White's Thrush Zoothera dauma in September – medium-sized passerine, considerably larger than Common Blackbird - vagrant in most parts of WP – nocturnal migrant, local diurnal movements – migrates probably singly or in small to flocks ID: – on distance rather similar to Mistle Thrush by size and shape, but longer bill and shorter tail - all over scaly Thrush - bold black and white underwing pattern Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 600/4.0 L IS USM II + 1.4x Extender F5.6, 1/1600s, ISO-1000 #Choibalsan, #Dornod Aimag, #Mongolia For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #migration #birdmigration #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #asia #eastasia #birdsofmongolia #westernpalearctic #birdmigration #vagrant #rarity #singvogel #songbird #passarine #erddrossel #whitesthrush #thrush at Choibalsan, Dornod, Mongolia

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BIRD QUIZ - nothing to win, just for fun . . Do you recognize the species? . . . Picture was taken in September. . . I will post the SOLUTION in few days. . . . . Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 600/4.0 L IS USM II + 1.4x Extender F5.6, 1/1600s, ISO-1000 . . For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. . . #birdquiz #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #songbird #birdid #westernpalearctic #naturephotography #wildlife

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Redwing Turdus i. iliacus in October – medium-sized passerine, slightly larger than a starling – nocturnal migrant, migration may continue during the day – migrates singly or in rather loose flocks – regularly mixed with Fieldfare or Common Blackbird – very vocal ID: – on distance rather compact thrush with comparable short tail - key feature besides the diagnostic call is the bold white supercilium and the white long "up-curved" submoustachal stripe that will remember you for a half collar - depending on light conditions and distance you may recognize rusty red flanks and underwings - Dusky Thrush might be another species in your mind, if seen not well, BUT flight call is similar to Fieldfare, longer tailed with warm rusty red brown colours on upper side and much more black and white contrasting face Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 100-400/4.5-5.6 L IS USM II @_400mm F5.6, 1/250s, ISO-1000 North Sea, Offshore, Germany For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #migration #birdmigration #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #northsea #nordsee #offshore #westernpalearctic #birdmigration #northsea #singvogel #songbird #passarine #rotdrossel #redwing #thrush at Deutsche-Bucht/Nordsee

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BIRD QUIZ - nothing to win, just for fun . . Do you recognize the species? . . Bird Migration Season. Go out bird watching! . Picture was taken in October. . . I will post the SOLUTION in few days. . . . . Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 100-400/4.5-5.6 L IS USM II @_400mm F5.6, 1/250s, ISO-1000 . . For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. . . #birdquiz #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #pelagic #songbird #birdid #westernpalearctic #naturephotography #wildlife

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Long-eared Owl Asio o. otus in October – medium-sized owl, considerably smaller than Common Buzzard – diurnal/nocturnal migrant – migrates singly ID: – blunt wing tips and no white trailing edge - finely barred secondaries - very similar to Short-eared Owl Technical Data: Canon EOS-1D X Mark I EF 100-400/4.5-5.6 L IS USM II @400mm F5.6, 1/800s, ISO-640 North Sea, Offshore, Germany For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #birdid #birdmigration #birdwatching #birding #westernpalearctic #waldohreule #longearedowl #owl #wildlife #photography #birdsinflightphotography at Deutsche-Bucht/Nordsee

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Falcated Duck Mareca falcata (2 rightmost and the leftmost) and 2 Gadwall Anas s. strepera in August - large dabbling duck, slightly smaller than Mallard - Eastern Asian origin, vagrant in WP (few accepted records, mostly considered to be escapes) - probably diurnal/nocturnal migrant - migrates in flocks in formation ID: - Falcated Duck, bill keeos grey in eclipse plumage, get bi-coloured in Gawall - male Falcated Ducks in eclipse plumage shows a bright silvery-grey forwing getting white towards speculum, grey head with darker eye-patch - female or juvenile Falcated D. would show dark speculum framed by two white lines, unicolour grey bill, head is similar to male Gadwall in eclipse - if seen from below, ID is extremly difficult, but Gadwalls show a highly white contrasting belly Technical Data: Canon EOS-1D X EF 600/4.0 L IS USM II + 1.4x Extender F8.0, 1/4000s, ISO-1600 Buir Nuur, #Dornod Aimag, #Mongolia For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #birdid #birding #birdwatching #dornod #westernpalearctic #duck #falcatedduck #sichelente #naturephotography at Buir Nuur

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BIRD QUIZ - nothing to win, just for fun . . Do you recognize the species? The picture was taken in August. . . Bird Migration Season. Go out bird watching! . . I will post the SOLUTION in few days. . . . . Technical Data: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II EF 600/4.0 L IS USM II + 1.4x Extender F9.0, 1/4000s, ISO-4000 . . For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. . . #birdquiz #bif #birding #birdwatching #birdsinflight #duck #ente #waterbird #birdid #westernpalearctic #wildlife

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BIRD QUIZ - nothing to win, just for fun . . Do you recognize the species? Juvenile Skuas are the real challenge! I'm still not happy with my ID of this bird. There are to many contradictions. I'm lacking of experience ... . . Bird Migration Season. Go out bird watching! . Picture was taken in September. . I will post the SOLUTION in few days. . . . . Technical Data: Canon EOS-1DX Mark I EF 600/4.0 L IS USM II F5.6, 1/3200s, ISO-1250 . . For flight pics and flight calls visit us via the link in my bio. Birds-in-Flight, is a work-in-progress website dedicated to audiovisual identification of birds on migration. . . #birdquiz #bif #birdsinflight #birdsinflightphotography #seabird #pelagic #birdid #westernpalearctic #naturephotography #wildlife at Deutsche-Bucht/Nordsee

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