Please can someone help identify this flock? I saw them wheeling about by the river Ore at Orford - then land on a field on the marshes.
I have been looking at various bird books but am a bit confused.
Also, can anyone tell me how to load my pictures up so they appear full width, rather than half the size of other people's posts? thanks
They appear to have grey legs and short beaks, but a black tail in flight.
They are Golden Plover, Karen. Gorgeous birds, one of my favourites.
Re uploading photos. When you get the dialog box change the dimensions to 730 x 0 before you do anything else and it will fill the screen. Bit of a pain but worth it.
PS Under the Tools option you can click on Preview before posting to see how it looks
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In reply to TeeJay:
Thanks for the uploading tip..just tried it and it works fine!
I was previously just dragging and dropping, rather than using "insert"
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In reply to Karen B Suffolk:
Hi Karen, well done for resizing the photo. If you like dragging and dropping the images which is useful for multiple images there's a work-around for resizing you might like to try. After you've uploaded all the images which will be small go to Tools and then Source Code. This will show the the html code which you don't need to understand (I don't) but you will see the size of the images. You can edit these to say 800x0 by simply overwriting what's there. You can speed this up by copying the first one you've changed and then pasting over the rest. Then click OK and all the images should be resized. Hope this doesn't sound too complicated.
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