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Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Monday 10th November 2014, 05:48
Replies: 4
Views: 6,071
Posted By Tim42
I have 4 apps on my iPod: iBird Pro, Audubon...

I have 4 apps on my iPod: iBird Pro, Audubon Guide to Birds, and HeadsUp Sparrows and Warblers. I get the most use out of iBird Pro because I also have a version of it on my smart phone, but I find...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th October 2012, 16:27
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Tim42
:flyaway: Looks like a California Gull to me...

:flyaway: Looks like a California Gull to me gauging by the black wing-tip pattern. It's hard to tell any other features. :flyaway:
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Saturday 24th March 2012, 04:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tim42
:flyaway: Hi Tim, I live in Charlotte. I've been...

:flyaway: Hi Tim, I live in Charlotte. I've been working on a garden here for the past few years, trying to make it into a good bird habitat, so I have a good supply of songbirds here. But I'm more...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 24th March 2012, 04:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tim42
That is so fascinating! I never heard a...

That is so fascinating! I never heard a mockingbird imitate a Red-tailed Hawk but it was either a Common Grackle or a European Starling that imitated its cry, you know, the one that is always used...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 21st March 2012, 14:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tim42
Hello MeanGene, I'm Tim and I, too, live in North...

Hello MeanGene, I'm Tim and I, too, live in North Carolina, Cameron. It's up north of Fayetteville. I don't know much about the different camera accessaries that you mentioned as I only use a Canon...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 21st March 2012, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tim42
How many bird songs does the Mockngbird imitate?

I've been counting the different songs that I recognize the local Northern Mockingbird sing and so far have counted 10! Here they are:

Northern Cardinal, Tufted Titmouse, Prairie Warbler,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th October 2011, 05:40
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Tim42
Usually this bird has a white eyebrow but this...

Usually this bird has a white eyebrow but this bird is in winter plumage. Nice pic!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th May 2011, 08:20
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Tim42
The juvenile Bronzed Cowbird does have dark eyes...

The juvenile Bronzed Cowbird does have dark eyes but are a darker red than the adults according to my Sibley's guide. The juvie Brown-headed Cowbird has a dark brown eye as in your photo. Also,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th May 2011, 08:08
Replies: 13
Views: 2,361
Posted By Tim42
Judging by the yellow tinge on the front edge of...

Judging by the yellow tinge on the front edge of the wing and the range for the bird, it looks to be a Chiffchaff. I saw several others that looked close but the range was off, they didn't appear in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th May 2011, 04:52
Replies: 49
Views: 4,717
Posted By Tim42
I think we call all birds by the same name, for...

I think we call all birds by the same name, for example, you guys have the European Robin and we have the American Robin, but they look very different from each other. Would you call any of the...
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 5th May 2011, 04:46
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By Tim42
Cassin's Sparrow

A friend and I went to a field near Camp MacKall, NC this past Tuesday to find a Cassin's Sparrow and were in luck to see and hear him! He has been there for several days now and I was very...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 30th April 2011, 08:21
Replies: 4,225
Views: 763,911
Posted By Tim42
24 April 2010, Bobolink (348) in Lillington, NC,...

24 April 2010, Bobolink (348) in Lillington, NC, I was on a Spring bird count with a friend and we saw a field full of them. I bet I've passed fields like that in the past many times and have never...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th October 2010, 23:21
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By Tim42
Holy crap! I didn't think eagles were that...

Holy crap! I didn't think eagles were that powerful! Totally new respect for them.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th October 2010, 05:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,391
Posted By Tim42
The white patches behind the bill are missing and...

The white patches behind the bill are missing and the color of the head and two-toned bill seem right for a Redhead.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th October 2010, 05:11
Replies: 13
Views: 2,334
Posted By Tim42
It looks to me like an Isabelline Wheatear which...

It looks to me like an Isabelline Wheatear which has a brighter supercilium and is lighter overall in color than the northern wheatear.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd October 2010, 17:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tim42
I'm now conflicted, the bill looks right for...

I'm now conflicted, the bill looks right for Ring-billed but the wing pattern looks right for Mew. It's a toss up for me! Cheers! :h?:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd October 2010, 17:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tim42
I submit that these are Ring-billed Gulls, very...

I submit that these are Ring-billed Gulls, very much like the ones we have here in North Carolina. Cheers! B (:
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd October 2010, 05:03
Replies: 4,225
Views: 763,911
Posted By Tim42
My two most recent life birds were seen in Utah...

My two most recent life birds were seen in Utah at Antelope Island on the 10th of this month. They were the Sabine's Gull and the Red-necked Phalarope. It was my only birding day for the whole trip...
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 2nd September 2010, 11:31
Replies: 345
Views: 30,705
Posted By Tim42
Also could be Baillon's Crake! So many...

Also could be Baillon's Crake! So many possibilities!!!B (:
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 2nd September 2010, 11:28
Replies: 345
Views: 30,705
Posted By Tim42
I'll give it a go with Purple swamp Hen.

I'll give it a go with Purple swamp Hen.
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 22nd July 2010, 04:50
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Tim42
Top 'o the mornin' to ya! I've always wanted to...

Top 'o the mornin' to ya! I've always wanted to know how the birding is over there! I've never been to the country where my name originated but my sister was there a couple of years ago and she...
Forum: Food and Feeders Thursday 22nd July 2010, 04:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tim42
I had a Yellow Warbler in my yard a few years...

I had a Yellow Warbler in my yard a few years back, I don't know what attracted him there. I had regular bird seed in my feeders, you know, black sunflower seeds, peanuts and those little white,...
Forum: Kuwait Thursday 22nd July 2010, 04:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tim42
Hi NicoleB, du bist auf Deutchland? I'm Tim and...

Hi NicoleB, du bist auf Deutchland? I'm Tim and I am retired Army. I served in Iraq for two deployments and on my second one I saw over 80 species of bird on my COB near Tikrit! I saw a few on my...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 7th July 2010, 22:46
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Tim42
That's a very nice bird you've got there! I hear...

That's a very nice bird you've got there! I hear them in my neighborhood once in awhile but i haven't seen one, yet. I've seen plenty of Mourning Doves, tho'. Cheers!
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 7th July 2010, 22:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Tim42
Unusual and unexpected

I work as a Security Guard on Fort Bragg, NC and have opportunities to bird at work. The other day I saw a Northern Harrier but it is supposedly a winter bird, what a treat! Also, for several days...
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