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Forum: Texas Monday 12th January 2015, 21:38
Replies: 2
Views: 2,216
Posted By nctexasbirder
What kind of flycatcher

Hello! This afternoon I see a medium-sized flycatcher in the front yard in winter (north Texas). What species do you think it could be?

Thanks,

Justin Jahn
A young birder
Forum: Texas Tuesday 23rd September 2014, 03:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,863
Posted By nctexasbirder
Finding birds in north Texas in fall

Hello everyone. What species of uncommon or rarer seen birds can be found in the habitats of north central Texas that have more dense wooded forestland during the fall migration season? Which spots...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th December 2013, 20:53
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By nctexasbirder
Ornithological study and records of/for the North Texas region

...In the 20th century and now the 21st. I know that Warren Pulich did work here in the 1980s or at least the greater half of the 20th century, but I was wondering who else has contributed recently...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th December 2013, 20:46
Replies: 7,378
Views: 940,719
Posted By nctexasbirder
Are there any young birders here hailing from the...

Are there any young birders here hailing from the North Texas region (Dallas/Ft. Worth & etc.) and or surrounding area? Who is currently doing ornithological work in this region? Thanks!

Justin M....
Forum: Texas Friday 6th December 2013, 00:42
Replies: 0
Views: 3,208
Posted By nctexasbirder
Birding north Texas in winter

Hello. Have any of you seen any good birds in the dallas/plano/frisco region as of late? Do you have any suggestions for the ongoing ornithological study of this region? and for locating specific...
Forum: Texas Monday 8th October 2012, 01:10
Replies: 2
Views: 2,458
Posted By nctexasbirder
Frisco, Little Elm, and Plano in Fall and Winter

Hello all. Was wondering what birds I can expect in these regions in this season. What have birders in this area been seeing lately, what is common about this time, where are the good areas/hotspots...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 4th June 2011, 01:57
Replies: 80
Views: 8,890
Posted By nctexasbirder
You should not buy roof prisms at that low price...

You should not buy roof prisms at that low price spectrum. If you only have a few hundred to spend you should get some good quality porro prisms.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 26th April 2011, 23:08
Replies: 74
Views: 7,692
Posted By nctexasbirder
Lately I have been seeing Gulf Fritillaries...

Lately I have been seeing Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae), Buckeyes (Junonia coenia), sulphurs, probably Orange (Colias eurytheme), Fiery Skippers (Hylephila phyleus), Monarchs (Danaus...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 6th February 2011, 02:29
Replies: 33
Views: 4,973
Posted By nctexasbirder
[QUOTE=Tero;1951885] The drawings of sparrows in...

[QUOTE=Tero;1951885] The drawings of sparrows in Nat Geo make no sense to me at all. The birds I know are certainly recognizable, but I would paint them Sibley of Peterson style.

QUOTE]

If Nat Geo...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 29th January 2011, 19:30
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By nctexasbirder
butterfly giss/gestalt (NA)

Anyone know of any resources for butterfly behavior/giss/gestalt (North America)? I suppose James A. Scott's " The Butterflies of North America" would be helpful. All the North American field guides,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 8th January 2011, 04:57
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By nctexasbirder
I use a Moleskine and I don't see why they...

I use a Moleskine and I don't see why they wouldn't be durable in the field. They are pretty well made journals. They are probably the best there is.

There is a National Geographic Birder's Journal...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 3rd September 2010, 21:43
Replies: 0
Views: 753
Posted By nctexasbirder
Damselfly Genera of the New World...

...: An Illustrated and Annotated Key to the Zygoptera by Rosser W. Garrison, Natalia von Ellenrieder, and Jerry A. Louton. Published by John Hopkins University Press, July 2010.

Anyone seen this or...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 11th February 2010, 05:26
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By nctexasbirder
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd January 2010, 02:49
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By nctexasbirder
It appears to be a type of flycatcher to me....

It appears to be a type of flycatcher to me....
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2009, 22:42
Replies: 7,378
Views: 940,719
Posted By nctexasbirder
some interesting spring transients in north Texas...

some interesting spring transients in north Texas today:

American Robin
Eastern Phoebe
White-throated Sparrow
unknown Melospiza sparrow (Lincoln's or Song)
Cedar Waxwing(s)-flock of a hundred or so
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 30th August 2008, 00:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By nctexasbirder
there is also the Peterson Field Guide to the...

there is also the Peterson Field Guide to the Birds of Texas but it is outdated and without range maps.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 28th May 2008, 04:28
Replies: 25
Views: 3,169
Posted By nctexasbirder
Saw this at Barnes and Noble. Basically identical...

Saw this at Barnes and Noble. Basically identical to National Wildlife Federation's guide. I also saw on Amazon that the National Geo guide will be split into two separate volumes for East and West...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th January 2008, 00:14
Replies: 7,378
Views: 940,719
Posted By nctexasbirder
now that is weird! do you live in a very rural...

now that is weird! do you live in a very rural area?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 3rd January 2008, 05:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By nctexasbirder
This one is somewhat informative but its a bit...

This one is somewhat informative but its a bit dated....and the plates are kinda awful too. I would tell you only to consider it if you can find it and look at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 19th December 2007, 19:53
Replies: 101
Views: 6,646
Posted By nctexasbirder
ROFL!

ROFL!
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 6th December 2007, 22:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,927
Posted By nctexasbirder
I like them too, the Mexico one in particular. I...

I like them too, the Mexico one in particular. I saw it at a bookstore. An interesting niche, these books.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 13th November 2007, 17:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By nctexasbirder
Will this...

Will this help?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Roberts-Bird-Guide-Hugh-Chittenden/dp/0620375574/ref=sr_1_1/203-4508696-7464755?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1194976627&sr=8-1
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 4th November 2007, 02:03
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By nctexasbirder
I saw it today. It is a good handbook for...

I saw it today. It is a good handbook for beginners but veterans will already know most of the stuff in it already. Its a skinny book about 1/3 the width of the Nat. Geo. guide and a little taller.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 31st October 2007, 03:21
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By nctexasbirder
Birding Essentials

anyone seen or bought this yet?

http://www.amazon.com/National-Geographic-Birding-Essentials/dp/1426201354/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/103-8103676-4712603?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1193800820&sr=8-1


It looks...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 27th October 2007, 01:25
Replies: 25
Views: 3,169
Posted By nctexasbirder
perhaps it is an 11th printing or something...i...

perhaps it is an 11th printing or something...i hope the Smithsonian guide isnt a rehash of their photo guides....should be something to look for...
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