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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:08
Replies: 1
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Posted By lou salomon
1st (pics 1-2) is a 2nd cycle (2cy, 2nd winter)...

1st (pics 1-2) is a 2nd cycle (2cy, 2nd winter) american herring gull
2nd is same species but a 1st cycle.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:15
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By lou salomon
coopers, on contrasting blackish crown, rounded...

coopers, on contrasting blackish crown, rounded tail corners and broad white terminal band on tail.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:05
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By lou salomon
1st cycle ring-billed gull is my best guess.

1st cycle ring-billed gull is my best guess.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd November 2017, 16:44
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By lou salomon
common merganser.

common merganser.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd November 2017, 15:53
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By lou salomon
hi steve, the rule is that the younger a bird is...

hi steve, the rule is that the younger a bird is the earlier it moults. differences are up to, say, one month.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th November 2017, 08:16
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By lou salomon
yes you're right.

yes you're right.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th November 2017, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By lou salomon
i don't get it, rafael. juvenile feathers in all...

i don't get it, rafael. juvenile feathers in all these peeps are reddish brown with broad white fringes. these are looking dull grey - so basic plumage. as for species: semipalmated sandpiper.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th November 2017, 19:09
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By lou salomon
ahhrgh! not the first time i fell for this...this...

ahhrgh! not the first time i fell for this...this is if you are fixed on 2 species rather than really looking what the bird looks like. :eat::eat:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th November 2017, 14:41
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By lou salomon
booted eagle, not sure about its age.

booted eagle, not sure about its age.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th November 2017, 17:29
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By lou salomon
grey plover it is.

grey plover it is.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th November 2017, 15:19
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By lou salomon
it's muscovy x mallard indeed.

it's muscovy x mallard indeed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th November 2017, 22:04
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By lou salomon
oh yes, these are black-headed gulls.

oh yes, these are black-headed gulls.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th November 2017, 20:29
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By lou salomon
1-3 all look good for mongolicus, not entirely...

1-3 all look good for mongolicus, not entirely sure on the 2nd cycle but my feeling says it's another mongolian gull.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th November 2017, 20:22
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By lou salomon
white-winged. gull-billed is much larger, about...

white-winged. gull-billed is much larger, about the size of the grey-headed gulls.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th November 2017, 19:51
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By lou salomon
i have seen 1000s of each ;) obviously different...

i have seen 1000s of each ;) obviously different are calls and the character of their flights. if you want to compare plumages there are plenty of pics on the net and you can study the differences...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th November 2017, 08:50
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By lou salomon
agree with daniel in mosts respects. i'd go so...

agree with daniel in mosts respects. i'd go so far to call all adult types here thayer's gulls (still prefer this name and not 'thayer's iceland' as it would be correct now), including the upper left...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 20:20
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By lou salomon
yes, common gull and meadow pipit.

yes, common gull and meadow pipit.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 14th November 2017, 16:29
Replies: 114
Views: 17,311
Posted By lou salomon
black-throated diver?

black-throated diver?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 16:22
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By lou salomon
it is tengmal's

it is tengmal's
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 14:10
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By lou salomon
either from siberian tundra or from southern...

either from siberian tundra or from southern siberia (steppe zone) ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By lou salomon
yes, all there for marsh tit.

yes, all there for marsh tit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 08:07
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By lou salomon
sure has to be - also on size and structure.

sure has to be - also on size and structure.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th November 2017, 08:06
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By lou salomon
if this is a bird in spring it looks more like a...

if this is a bird in spring it looks more like a eurasian reed warbler to me, roland. marsh would be fresh and with a yellowish tone on underparts, 'greenish' on upperparts.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th November 2017, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By lou salomon
looks like a 1cy caspian gull.

looks like a 1cy caspian gull.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th November 2017, 15:23
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By lou salomon
with a slight probability on what i can see: 2cy...

with a slight probability on what i can see: 2cy herring gull ;)
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