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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 06:18
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Andrew! I took 1500 photos that day, so I...

Thanks Andrew!
I took 1500 photos that day,
so I will continue to sort thru them in more detail
to find better photos of that which you speak.
God Bless and Thanks again for your help!
Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 06:02
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Otarujef
Thumbs up Thanks!

Andrew,
Thank you greatly for your quick reply.
I am still learning body shapes.
I do have other clear photos
at the lake that day of white-fronted geese,
so that is why i asked.

what in the first...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 05:25
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Otarujef
additionals

BTW,
Here are additional photos shot 1 minute after the first set.
I THINK it is of the same group. If so Mature and Immature
Whooper Swans???
Thanks!
Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 05:10
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Otarujef
Question Bean or White-fronted Goose or ?

Place: Lake Utonai, Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: March 21, 2020
Time: 12:30
Weather: Sunny, 3 C


Hi Everyone!
I did not get a clear shot of the underside of these geese.
They were approximately...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th March 2020, 05:45
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Otarujef
Steve and Nutcracker, Thank you both so much for...

Steve and Nutcracker,

Thank you both so much for your input!
yes, got the poggei subspecies:wink:
That day saw the Great-crested Grebe,
as well as Goldeneyes, Gadwalls, Eurasian Teals,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th March 2020, 15:36
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Otarujef
Talking addition of the possible loon photo I forgot

oppsy!

Forgot the pic I was referring to in my post above!
Thanks!

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th March 2020, 15:28
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Otarujef
Question Several different grebes and a loon?

Place: Yoichi River (emptys into the sea), Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan
Date:2020-3-9
Time: 12:15
Weather Cloudy, 3 C

Hi Everyone!

I was not sure if possible to ID from the photos,
any help is great...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd February 2020, 13:59
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Otarujef
Hi! I live in Hokkaido, so the only 2 we...

Hi!

I live in Hokkaido,
so the only 2 we basically have are:
the Large-billed and the Carrion, and rarely a Rook.
Given the shape of the forehead
(between a carrion or a Large-billed Crow),
it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd February 2020, 13:36
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Otarujef
Question Gull makin' me crazy

Place: Port Takashima, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan.
Date: 2020-2-16 13:00
Weather: Overcast, cold.

Hi Everyone!

I got a Gull that is not an Adult.
It is flying among Black-tailed Gulls.
The placement...
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 22nd February 2020, 13:25
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Delia, Chris, KC, and Lisa! :)

Thanks Delia, Chris, KC, and Lisa! :)
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 20th February 2020, 17:58
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Otarujef
Smile Thanks!

Hi Everyone!

I just want to give a thanks
to all those who I have asked for help
in the Bird Ids forum section.

There are so many great things here,
and all of you whether online or in the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th February 2020, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Otarujef
Andrew :enters with lightning speed: Bless...

Andrew :enters with lightning speed:
Bless You!
Thank so much:)
I always learn something new in this great forum.
And thanks for the pointers for the differences!

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th February 2020, 16:45
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Otarujef
Question Hokkaido Winter Gull ID

Place: Port Shukutsu, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: Feb. 16, 2020 9:52 a.m.
Weather: Partly cloudy, cold -6C

Hi Everyone!

I am working on really sorting out my winter gulls for the area I live...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th February 2020, 12:20
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Larry for the lightning response!...

Thanks Larry for the lightning response!
:thumbsup:
I considered it most likely would be a male Siskin,
but only 2 years into birding, i didn't want to assume if I wasn't sure.
Well...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th February 2020, 12:10
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Otarujef
Question Eurasian Siskin or Black-faced Bunting?

Date: Dec. 9 2020
Time: 11:25 m
Weather: Snow on ground and some in trees, cold -7C
Place: Maruyama Park, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan


Hi Everyone!
I had spotted male and female Siskins
throughout the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th January 2020, 11:05
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Andrew! Well its unanimous then! :D :D...

Thanks Andrew!
Well its unanimous then!
:D :D :D

Thanks Everyone!

All I got to do is run over to eBird real quick now! LOL

Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th January 2020, 11:02
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Otarujef
Hi Michael! Yes, Thanks, The markings on the...

Hi Michael!
Yes, Thanks,
The markings on the face make sense to be a Dusky.
Perhaps the light made a golden hue that confused me on the face markings.
One angle for the breast shows heavy...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th January 2020, 10:56
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Ken! I was confused as it is more thin...

Thanks Ken!

I was confused as it is more thin like a Pipit,
not stout enough for a Dusky I thought,
but winter and snow, who knows???
I do see the resemblance to a Dusky....

Like you say perhaps...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th January 2020, 08:42
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Otarujef
Question Pipit or Thrush or.....

Date: Jan. 12, 2020 11:30 am
Place: Maruyama Park, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Hi Everyone!

I'm having trouble IDing this bird.
It was quite high up in the tree to get a good shot.
Hopefully someone...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th December 2019, 15:51
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Otarujef
Lou, Thank you so much for the confirmation. I...

Lou,

Thank you so much for the confirmation.
I have ALOT to learn just about gulls alone.
Summer usually has just Slaty-backed and Black-tailed Gulls.
Winter starts to bring a half dozen or so more...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th December 2019, 17:44
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks so much Gerben! bookmarked the link...

Thanks so much Gerben!
bookmarked the link
:thumbs up:

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th December 2019, 16:55
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Otarujef
Gully-Gosh

I can related to those signs even in a 60 year human such a i lol.

the detail observation is helpful, i will look and research more, and see if someone chimes in that might add to what you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th December 2019, 15:58
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Nutcracker for the response ! I am not...

Thanks Nutcracker for the response !

I am not sure how to contact a moderator, i know double posting is a no-no.

The Gull's bill tip says Black-tailed, while the rest says...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th December 2019, 11:21
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Otarujef
I wonder, Should I try and have the moderators...

I wonder,

Should I try and have the moderators move this to "Bird ID Q/A", where there is more traffic?

Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th December 2019, 10:29
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Otarujef
Question Slaty-backed-x-Black-tailed Hybrid? or other?

Date: Dec. 8, 2019
Time: 12:35 pm
Location: Shukutsu, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/DRQwS18XeZAtLDEfA
Weather: Heavy Snow

Hi!

I am fairly new to Gulls,
and need a little...
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