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Forum: California Wednesday 12th August 2015, 06:09
Replies: 0
Views: 2,929
Posted By wings
Black Bellied Whistling Duck

A Black Bellied Whistling Duck was observed in Howarth Park's Lake Ralphine, Santa Rosa, the first week of August.

The duck's range is mostly in Texas, Mexico and Louisiana, so its appearance in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 12th August 2015, 05:09
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By wings
Lots of good links to birding sites. Definitely...

Lots of good links to birding sites. Definitely Golden Gate park worth visiting. Muir Woods is not a birding area and you will encounter large crowds and tour buses who go there to see the redwood...
Forum: California Saturday 4th October 2014, 01:12
Replies: 10
Views: 4,454
Posted By wings
Monterey pelagic trip

Monterey is a great place for pelagic birds, sea lions, whales. When in Monterey, go to Fisherman's wharf: there are several boat (whale watching) tours available. Whales might be migrating south in...
Forum: California Tuesday 20th May 2014, 07:11
Replies: 7
Views: 3,716
Posted By wings
_______ Yes, the N-Judah line. I believe that is...

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Yes, the N-Judah line. I believe that is the #21 line. GG Park is a great birding destination (the park is 3 miles long, all the way to Ocean Beach).

The Arboretum is a great birding place...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 16th August 2013, 20:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By wings
Well, it looks like it may be a problem on my end...

Well, it looks like it may be a problem on my end and I will check it out. I am using Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
Thanks Delia and all.
Go Hibs.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 13th August 2013, 00:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By wings
Birdforum website has changed.

It has been many months since I last visited Birdforum website and I'm afraid I do not like the changes. Specifically, I do not see a way to "return" to a previous topic, or if I click on a thumbnail...
Forum: Hummingbirds Tuesday 13th August 2013, 00:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,524
Posted By wings
I agree with Tz'unun's I/D.

I agree with Tz'unun's I/D.
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Saturday 25th February 2012, 05:23
Replies: 12
Views: 8,242
Posted By wings
DSLR setup

Oh boy I deserve 10 strokes of the cane for overlooking a necessary response. My setup does in fact need a adapter. The adapter I use is the TSN-DA1 tube.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 13th November 2011, 05:25
Replies: 16
Views: 2,914
Posted By wings
____________ I second the comment, tragic as it...

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I second the comment, tragic as it is. Where did the data of 2000 golden eagles come from? I have driven across the Altamont Pass many times, and yes, it's a huge widely spread out wind...
Forum: Hummingbirds Tuesday 13th September 2011, 00:42
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By wings
This was also discussed in a Nature program on...

This was also discussed in a Nature program on Hummingbirds.The study subject was an Anna's hummingbird.
Forum: Hummingbirds Tuesday 6th September 2011, 01:26
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By wings
Scintillating! And good high speed flash...

Scintillating! And good high speed flash technique too.
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 29th August 2011, 01:18
Replies: 20
Views: 17,014
Posted By wings
I've heard of bee-guards? Never seen...

I've heard of bee-guards? Never seen one.[/QUOTE]
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Really? Perky Pet makes a very popular (and common) feeder with bee guard.
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 29th August 2011, 01:16
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By wings
They don't seem to mind the bees in this case....

They don't seem to mind the bees in this case. However, the owner of this feeder needs to change the feeder type and get one with a bee guard.
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 29th August 2011, 01:13
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By wings
A unique photo.

A unique photo.
Forum: Hummingbirds Friday 26th August 2011, 06:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By wings
Yes. Thanks for re-posting the link.

Yes. Thanks for re-posting the link.
Forum: California Saturday 20th August 2011, 05:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,034
Posted By wings
fugl, you are right. No mention but it shows in...

fugl, you are right. No mention but it shows in the illustration.
Forum: Hummingbirds Saturday 20th August 2011, 05:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By wings
Tim, a beautiful website of hummers. Can you tell...

Tim, a beautiful website of hummers. Can you tell me which tour company you went with to Costa Rica? Also what photographic equipment did you use?

Dennis.
Forum: Hummingbirds Saturday 20th August 2011, 05:01
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By wings
Excellent photos on your website. Two questions:...

Excellent photos on your website. Two questions: (1) Do you use a tripod? (I doubt it in the tight spaces of the jungles). (2) Were the Costa Rica hummers all photographed from one trip or more than...
Forum: Hummingbirds Saturday 20th August 2011, 04:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By wings
Nice video in slow motion.

Nice video in slow motion.
Forum: Hummingbirds Saturday 20th August 2011, 04:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By wings
Hummingbird program on TV

Did anyone see the Nature program on hummingbirds last night? It was fantastic. Not only did the high speed videography capture things we would not have seen with our bare eyes, but there were...
Forum: California Wednesday 18th May 2011, 05:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By wings
Arcata marsh. And it's not too far from Stoneman...

Arcata marsh. And it's not too far from Stoneman lagoon either.
Forum: Hummingbirds Wednesday 18th May 2011, 04:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By wings
Do you have your feeders inside or outside the...

Do you have your feeders inside or outside the screened porch? If inside, try relocating them outside.
Forum: California Saturday 14th May 2011, 05:45
Replies: 19
Views: 4,179
Posted By wings
________________ No flood in California, but the...

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No flood in California, but the Mississippi has flooded the midwest. If you're in Pt Reyes also go visit Bodega Bay, a great birding place for shorebirds (Warning: many migratory...
Forum: Hummingbirds Saturday 14th May 2011, 05:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By wings
So jealous!

So jealous!
Forum: California Monday 11th April 2011, 05:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,769
Posted By wings
__ ______________ Sorry but all of the above...

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Sorry but all of the above areas are too far for the short stay. I recommend Lake Hennessy, which is just 5 miles east of Rutherford on Highway 29. Also check out the website...
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