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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd February 2006, 17:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,745
Posted By Timberdoodler
Oh, belly stains! Perhaps something to add in my...

Oh, belly stains! Perhaps something to add in my future duck paintings!

At first when I read this I thought you were insinuating the duck on the bottom was a Pintail.

The staining on these birds...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd February 2006, 17:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,450
Posted By Timberdoodler
Ah....the bird that got me birding. You know, as...

Ah....the bird that got me birding.

You know, as common and popular as these birds are, they are still one of my top 10 favorite songsters.

I have seen VERY pale females that are pretty creamy...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th February 2006, 22:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Timberdoodler
I don't even know where to begin looking. Where...

I don't even know where to begin looking.

Where was this bird photographed?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th February 2006, 17:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By Timberdoodler
I agree that the diffused coloration kind of...

I agree that the diffused coloration kind of write off the Oregon Junco theory, though the females of the Oregon's race are very diffused color-wise as well. (To explain why I thought it may be a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th February 2006, 23:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By Timberdoodler
It appears to me to be an "Oregon" Junco. The...

It appears to me to be an "Oregon" Junco. The color of the back, and sides are all pretty good indicators. Although not a frequent visitor, I've seen them here in Pennsylvania, as they will...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 13th February 2006, 18:31
Replies: 0
Views: 876
Posted By Timberdoodler
A Day Of Birding in central Pennsylvania

For me, the White-Throated Sparrow is a rare, but pleasant encounter. Usually only residing here in the winter, I found it extremely amusing to find a few individuals in the company ofof Song...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th February 2006, 18:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Timberdoodler
I know little about the range of European/Asian...

I know little about the range of European/Asian birds. Someone check out the Caspian Reed Warbler. Does the range fit?

I also found the Savi's Warbler to be of close design. (Again, I don't know...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th February 2006, 04:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Timberdoodler
My initial guess without consulting a field guide...

My initial guess without consulting a field guide is Acrocephalus scirpaceus or "Reed Warbler".
Forum: Photo Critique Friday 10th February 2006, 09:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By Timberdoodler
Thank you for your input Norm, it is much...

Thank you for your input Norm, it is much appriciated.

The primary reason I have even considered photography is because the majority of illustrators I've talked to are also moderately talented...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th February 2006, 17:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Timberdoodler
Definitely an odd Canada Goose. I've never seen...

Definitely an odd Canada Goose. I've never seen any with that feature before.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th February 2006, 17:20
Replies: 3
Views: 1,967
Posted By Timberdoodler
Actually, the duck in attachment number two has...

Actually, the duck in attachment number two has barely visible tail feathers. I'll try and get a better photograph of it, but I've yet to notice a tail curl.

Thanks a lot on the ID. I thought I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th February 2006, 08:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,967
Posted By Timberdoodler
Domestic Waterfowl ID

Although I imagine domesticated waterfowl is not a preferred topic, I've been "dabbling" over a few ducks that were recently "dumped" onto a local pond recently.

As you will see in one of the...
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 8th February 2006, 08:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By Timberdoodler
Absolute Newbie

I know little to nothing about photography, but I recently attained a Sony FD Mavica digital camera for practically nothing. Photos as references are essential as an illustrator, so I'm hoping to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th February 2006, 07:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Timberdoodler
These gull photos are so challenging. I'm...

These gull photos are so challenging. I'm learning so much from these discussions.

On a sidetopic - I'm not exposed to gulls (or shorebirds) all that much here in Pennsylvania. What key parts of a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th February 2006, 07:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By Timberdoodler
Carpodacus mexicanus (House Finch), without a...

Carpodacus mexicanus (House Finch), without a doubt.

Definitely in my top 10 "favorite songbirds" list.

Actually, theres a male that hangs out near a local convenience store who sings off and on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th February 2006, 07:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,536
Posted By Timberdoodler
There are a few farms around here who raise...

There are a few farms around here who raise Chukars, and that is definitely a Chukar.

I've attached a photo for speculation and comparison. It's pretty much unmistakeable.

I once saw a Chukar...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 7th February 2006, 17:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,025
Posted By Timberdoodler
Central Pennsylvania Birders

Hello everyone,

I was just wondering how many others on the board are from central Pennsylvania. I live about 30 minutes from Penn State University, in a small town called Tyrone.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 7th February 2006, 17:30
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By Timberdoodler
I couldn't think of what it was called, but I was...

I couldn't think of what it was called, but I was going to suggest liquid frisket!

When I think about it, i've used frisket in the past to preserve bold white highlights when doing watercolor...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th February 2006, 22:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Timberdoodler
Three for House Sparrow.

Three for House Sparrow.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 6th February 2006, 20:06
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By Timberdoodler
Typically, I use bristol for my ink drawings. It...

Typically, I use bristol for my ink drawings. It stands up well to airbrush techniques, so I think a light ink wash would be fine.

I've never done an ink wash, do you have any examples, exercises,...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 5th February 2006, 15:26
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By Timberdoodler
Thanks Hidde! Not only will that add life to...

Thanks Hidde!

Not only will that add life to the artwork, but it saves time. Do you ever use this technique with backgrounds?

One of my biggest issues is creating backgrounds: clouds, etc. In my...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th February 2006, 15:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By Timberdoodler
Best of luck in finding it! :-O

Best of luck in finding it! :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th February 2006, 06:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By Timberdoodler
After looking over this again, I'd go with RSH...

After looking over this again, I'd go with RSH over RLH. I was wrong.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th February 2006, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By Timberdoodler
I agree with Bluetail, definitely a Hermit.

I agree with Bluetail, definitely a Hermit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th February 2006, 20:19
Replies: 38
Views: 2,726
Posted By Timberdoodler
I never realized how much hybridization occurs in...

I never realized how much hybridization occurs in gulls.

This is a very puzzling challenge!
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