With the dark nights returning it would seem that the quiz season is maybe with us once again. I’ve taken a few shots this year and found that they’re ridiculously overexposed. Perhaps if you feel like it you could help me out by identifying the overexposed objects in the photos. As always, it’s just a bit of fun so please feel free to give it a bash. It may help to open the files up for a better look. Perhaps too easy, or perhaps not?
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I always enjoy your quizzes, Paul, and this forum does need a bit of livening up. Am I allowed to use all the resources at my disposal aka cheating?
I think this is going to be quite challenging.
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Great idea to do another quiz Paul so thank you for your efforts; I'm not very good on these but will give it a go on those I can hazard a guess at ..
1) Seabird - I know you see plenty of Fulmars and Kittiwakes but I don't know lol
2) Gull, possibly Herring ?
3) look like Porpoise or Dolphins !
4) Bullfinch - definitely lol
5) Grey Heron
8) Eider duck possibly
9) bold supercillium - Sedge Warbler possibly
11) not sure !
12) not sure again !
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
OK here we go.
It was challenging - probably got several wrong.
In reply to TeeJay:
Personally I'd hang no 9 on the wall I think it's great as it is!
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In reply to seymouraves:
1. BH Gull
2. Gull shaped wings!!
4. Blackcap but will defer to bullfinch!!
8. Eider duck
12 No idea
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
Right I'll put ours on & then look at the others, just to give you a laugh too,
9. Sedge warbler
11. Turtle dove
& thanks to Paul for brightening up a dull morning
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
Some good answers here folks and almost all seem to have been positively identified between you. I've spent all night in the darkroom trying to fix the exposure on the photos so I may have some answers later tonight or tomorrow. Thanks for trying this out; as I've said, it's just for fun. :-)
In reply to Paul A:
Well done to all, I think I’ll have to come up with something a bit more difficult.!!
Answers are as follows:
3. Bottlenose Dolphin
4. Bullfinch (m)
5. Grey Heron
6. Sparrowhawk (m)
7. Swallow (juv)
8. Eider Duck (f)
9. Sedge Warbler
10. Starling (juv)
11. Hen Pheasant
12. Sandwich Tern (winter)
Thanks for revealing the answers Paul, it was an enjoyable task so thanks again for all your efforts - when's the next one LOL !!!
In reply to HAZY:
Brilliant Paul, I thought I'd won the jackpot with my Gannet, didn't realise it was a Booby!LOL
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