mystery bird on YouTube. No mystery.

To: Philip Veerman <>
Subject: mystery bird on YouTube. No mystery.
From: Carl Clifford <>
Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2017 03:27:36 +0000
That type of concretion, is also coung in NZ.

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, Philip Veerman <> wrote:

> And who trusts things on utube? People splice in stuff from all over. Just
> because these stones are found in Romania does not mean only Romania. At
> 4:08 minutes the narrator (it is quite a strain to keep up with him), says
> that these stones are found elsewhere mentioning amongst other places e.g.
> Wyoming, that is western USA, and clearly within the range of Steller's
> Jay. So a bit of extra film slotted in there. Nothing odd there.
> Philip
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> Definitely a Steller's Jay, the question is, how did it get to Europe.
> This bird lives only on the west coast of North America, not a likely
> vagrant that far east! It is an extremely rare bird anywhere in the eastern
> half of NA.Gary
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> 1.07 minutes into this video on Trovants (a peculiar form of sandstone
> boulders found in Rumania), there is an appearance of a bird I can't
> identify. I would say it definitely isn't a European bird and looks more
> like a S American sub-oscine.
> A screen-capture is here:
> But you might get more detail by watching the video.
> cheers
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