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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 12th November 2011, 16:14
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By buckskin hawk
Seeing lesser prairie chickens

The visit I made was the third year of the festival. The first year, as the story was told to me, it rained the week before and the roads were very muddy. The vans carrying the folks from the hotel...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 11th November 2011, 01:28
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By buckskin hawk
Lesser Prairie Chickens and more

Last April my husband and I attended the Leks Treks and More Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival in Woodward Oklahoma. We had limited time and could only spend one day. On Saturday we joined others in...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 15th August 2011, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 2,410
Posted By buckskin hawk
Report from France

My trip to France was difficult. France was great but we had an unexpected death in the family and my daughter had to return after only three days. I could not catch a flight so I stayed and forged...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 15th August 2011, 12:01
Replies: 45
Views: 5,086
Posted By buckskin hawk
Most of our sparrows are pretty drab. Some...

Most of our sparrows are pretty drab. Some people don't even bother to identify them. They just refer to them as LBJs (Little Brown Jobs). In fact the first time I heard LBJ, all I could think of...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 18th July 2011, 06:32
Replies: 5
Views: 2,410
Posted By buckskin hawk
Thank you so much for the reply. I have a field...

Thank you so much for the reply. I have a field guide and my itinerary has been set. I wish we had a few days to visit the Alps. We won't be that far from them and it is a shame to be that close...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 11th July 2011, 06:34
Replies: 5
Views: 2,410
Posted By buckskin hawk
Lyon France in Late July

I will be taking a trip with my daughter who is competing in a horse show in Lyon France in a couple of weeks. I will have some free time but it will be limited. This will be our first trip to...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 24th January 2011, 19:35
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
Issues with aps

The only issue that I have had is when the app isn't fully down loaded onto your device and requires an internet connection. Of course in the field you most likely won't have an internet connection...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 27th December 2010, 14:01
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
ITunes and bird songs

I see! It is like each bird is a song and the collection of similar sounding birds is a track.

Do you have speakers or do you use ear phones? I have seen some with speakers and they use them to...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 23rd December 2010, 21:18
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
I would be willing to pay that much for one. I...

I would be willing to pay that much for one. I think I'll check into My Bird Observations. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 22nd December 2010, 20:40
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
Hi Downloading your bird song CDs onto your...

Hi
Downloading your bird song CDs onto your itunes is a great idea. I'll use this in my presentation. You wouldn't have to purchase any new equipment.

One problem I could see is trying to find a...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 22nd December 2010, 20:32
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
I have used the Bird checklist of the US from the...

I have used the Bird checklist of the US from the USGS and it is great for finding a full checklist of birds by season for the national wildlife refuges. I just wish they had it available in a...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 22nd December 2010, 16:56
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
Thanks and another question

Thanks for the critique. I am preparing some information to present to my local Audubon society and wanted some other opinions.

My favorites are:

Sibley Field Guide for a field guide and list...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 17th December 2010, 00:20
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By buckskin hawk
iPhone Apps

Does anyone have any preference for any birding application for their iPhone or iPod Touch?

Tell me about your experiences?

I am gathering information for a presentation.

Thanks
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Monday 30th March 2009, 17:14
Replies: 221
Views: 24,193
Posted By buckskin hawk
Down on the Farm

On Saturday it snowed heavily all day. By noon on Sunday it was melted and in the 70s. --Got to love the variation in weather in Oklahoma-- And apparently some birds love it.

Most of these are...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 4th January 2009, 16:36
Replies: 276
Views: 19,616
Posted By buckskin hawk
Saw my first Green Winged Teal at the Christmas...

Saw my first Green Winged Teal at the Christmas Bird Count in the Wichita Mountains near Lawton, Oklahoma (SW corner of the state). This is the most beautiful green with tan. I was able to see it up...
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 9th December 2008, 00:18
Replies: 6
Views: 6,648
Posted By buckskin hawk
I had a skunk that would visit every night until...

I had a skunk that would visit every night until I ran out of corn. The dogs would bark and want to run out the front door to get that skunk. Their noise would set off my horses in the nearby...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Friday 5th December 2008, 20:55
Replies: 221
Views: 24,193
Posted By buckskin hawk
Down on the Farm- Oklahoma

Added a Song sparrow and a Flicker --golden shafted--very pretty. The red-shouldered hawk is sitting on one of the many dead snags by the pond eying something in the grass.
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 3rd December 2008, 15:30
Replies: 221
Views: 24,193
Posted By buckskin hawk
Down on the Farm in Oklahoma

Added a Field Sparrow and a Yellow Rumped Wabler last week. Saw my Kingfisher this morning again. I am trying to get the Bewick's Wren to eat freeze dried meal worms off the front porch. So far he...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Monday 24th November 2008, 15:23
Replies: 221
Views: 24,193
Posted By buckskin hawk
Down on the Farm in Oklahoma

I have a small acreage and boarding stable. The acreage includes a sewage lagoon, stocked pond, pasture, yard, and good stand of trees in the back. Across the street is 180 acres of pasture with a...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 19th May 2008, 03:49
Replies: 276
Views: 19,616
Posted By buckskin hawk
Great views

I know what you mean when you say that sometimes it isn't the new year bird or the lifer but a really good view.

Warblers are always hard for me. They migrate through and don't spend a whole lot...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 5th May 2008, 14:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By buckskin hawk
The painted bunting is visiting daily. He likes...

The painted bunting is visiting daily. He likes the "cheap" mixed seed I put out for the sparrows and the peanut suit cake.
Forum: Oklahoma Tuesday 29th April 2008, 19:02
Replies: 1
Views: 15,283
Posted By buckskin hawk
You'll need both an Eastern and Western birding...

You'll need both an Eastern and Western birding guide. You are right in the middle and can have both varieties. I have seen a western and eastern Kingbird sitting side by side on the same fence. ...
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 29th April 2008, 18:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By buckskin hawk
He was back again this morning with the normal...

He was back again this morning with the normal mix of birds at the feeder. Last night the green heron visited my neighbor's pond and I had a field sparrow on the willows next to my pond.

April is a...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 28th April 2008, 15:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By buckskin hawk
Painted Bunting at my feeder

I had a big week last week. Not only did a Painted Bunting visit my feeder but I also had a orchard oriole and an Osprey visit my pond. Below is a list of what I have seen this month so far at or...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 9th April 2008, 02:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By buckskin hawk
I am by far no expert but we have a good...

I am by far no expert but we have a good population of barred owls --more so than any other type of owl. I have a friend that had a nest where two returned each year. They are early nesters and do...
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