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John White

Male. Lives in West Langton, Leicestershire, United Kingdom. 43 years old. is married to Natalie White.
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Wildlife Photographer | Conservationist | Co-founder of Chirp Birding, the world’s first social netw...View More
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John White
John White
Struggling to identify this species. Any suggestions from UK birders?
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Heather Edwards
I have some thoughts but I’m still a novice birder, do you care if I post to one of my FB groups with more experienced birders to get their thoughts?
John White
Hi Heather. Yes sure, that would be great 🙏
Heather Edwards
Hey John the one reply I’ve gotten was similar to what I thought but I’m also waiting on an approval to a waterfowl specific ID group to see what they think but what I think and the other guy that replied thinks also leans towards a Canada Goose x Lesser White-fronted Goose hybrid.
John White
Great, thanks . I was really struggling to ID this so glad to hear it is a possible hybrid 😀
Martin Gathercole
Can't be sure but looks like a hybrid greylag?
Mike Theobald
Looks like a Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) to me, but hose are native to the US and you live in the UK??!?
Mike Theobald
Subspecies Richardson's Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii)
Heather Edwards
I don’t think Cackling alone would give it that color bill and white band around it also Cackling is about the size of a Mallard. The color is Cackling / Canada. The Bill shape, color, and white band around it is similar to Lesser White-fronted goose. That’s what leads me to lean towards Canada x Le...View More
Mike Theobald
sounds plausible 🤗
Andrew Goodall
Whilst never any guarantees on how hybrids might turn out. Usually Canada X White front (Great or Lesser) more often than not have the bill shape of a white front. I would go with Canada X Greylag for this one. The white base to the bill does show in this type of cross. That is my ten penneth for ...View More
John White
John White
One more for the garden list 😀
Natalie White
That’s a lot of coot!
John White
Something prehistoric looking about birds legs 😀
John White
Natalie White
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Natalie White
A nice sunny morning at Watermead Country Park
John White
Just heard (via Trevor Hardaker rare bird news) that a Northern Carmine Bee-eater has been photographed (by Cobus de Waal) in a flock of Southern Carmine Bee-eaters in Bwabwata National Park, Namibia ...View More
John White
John White
Another incredible video of birds flying next to a microlite. For more than 20 years, Christian Moullec has guided migrating flocks of vulnerable bird species with his microlight aircraft. Make sure y...View More
John White
John White
has seen Common Kestrel England, United Kingdom
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Mike Theobald
My prefered raptor :-)
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John White
has seen Goldcrest with England, United Kingdom
My new favourite UK bird and smallest bird in Europe! All from the home office window 😀
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Natalie White
Such an exciting sighting 👏🏻👏🏻
John White
John White
has added 7 new sightings England, United Kingdom
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