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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd September 2013, 07:33
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Douwe
Thanks for the advice. Although I initially filed...

Thanks for the advice. Although I initially filed this bird as juvenile Yellow Warbler, I felt it did not properly match the juvenile birds depicted in the bird books I used (A guide to the birds of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st September 2013, 22:05
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Douwe
One more from behind might help. Douwe

One more from behind might help.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st September 2013, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Douwe
Aberrant Tennessee Warbler? in Cuba

On 18 August 2013 I photographed this bird in the Zapata Swamp area in Cuba. Although I have plenty of pictures it does not seem to fit exactly. According to me it is an aberrant Tennessee warbler...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd January 2013, 15:57
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Douwe
Thank you all for your comments. For me a...

Thank you all for your comments. For me a Hutton's is a lifer and I therefore had no previous experience with this bird. I therefore appreciate your input.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd January 2013, 10:20
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Douwe
Hutton's Vireo? California

Accordig to me this is a Hutton's Vireo based on the blue-grey legs, bill and wing pattern, but I cannot exclude a Kinglet as the size of the bill is not absolutely clear and there seems to be some...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 30th September 2012, 07:33
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Douwe
Thanks, my guess too, but it was a rather dark...

Thanks, my guess too, but it was a rather dark individual.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th September 2012, 22:35
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Douwe
Juvenile gull ID, Netherlands

Can somebody help me out with this juvenile gull?

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 29th September 2012, 22:13
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By Douwe
Dunlin? Netherlands

This wader landed and stayed for a few seconds before flying away. I only got this picture. To me it is possibly a dunlin, but the bill looks a bit short, Broadbilled?

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 28th September 2012, 06:18
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Douwe
Thanks for the comments. I agree that the bill...

Thanks for the comments. I agree that the bill indeed is meadow and that apart from streaking other subtile features point towards meadow.
How often do meadows have streakings comparable to tree? Or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th September 2012, 22:32
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Douwe
The main reason why I was thinking tree pipit is...

The main reason why I was thinking tree pipit is the fine streaking on the flanks as compaired to the breast.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th September 2012, 22:17
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Douwe
Tree pipit? Netherlands

Today I saw this pipit, which I think is a tree pipit in fresh plumage, but I am not sure. Appreciate some help.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st September 2012, 07:01
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Douwe
Thanks for your input. Douwe

Thanks for your input.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 20th September 2012, 19:37
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Douwe
Tundrag Bean Goose? Netherlands

I was scanning through some old photo's (winter 2010) and stumbled across this one. It was originally filed as Taiga, mainly because the elongated orange bill of the left one. However, I feel Tundra...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th September 2012, 18:01
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Douwe
in Everglades Nat. Park Douwe

in Everglades Nat. Park

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th September 2012, 17:59
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Douwe
Thanks! It is always difficult from a book as I...

Thanks! It is always difficult from a book as I have not yet been in Florida myself. I would expect the common nighthawk to have a white patch in the primaries and I really did not recognize the bird...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th September 2012, 17:16
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Douwe
Some Florida Birds for confirmation

My brother went to Florida end August beginning of September 2012 and asked me to help identifying the birds he photographed; two provide me with some difficulty.
The first one seems to be a Rusty...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2012, 19:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By Douwe
I would say female Ménétries as the flanks and...

I would say female Ménétries as the flanks and belly are pale. The upper parts are pale grey-brown. Also the crown and ear-coverts are pale grey/brown not contrasting with the white throat as in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2012, 16:43
Replies: 21
Views: 3,639
Posted By Douwe
Pretty conclusive for long-crested eagle I would...

Pretty conclusive for long-crested eagle I would say.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2012, 18:19
Replies: 21
Views: 3,639
Posted By Douwe
Although I initially suggested Gymnogene, I fully...

Although I initially suggested Gymnogene, I fully agree with Tom that the factors he mentioned do not support this species. However, a long-crested is out of range in Capetown, although this is off...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 20:55
Replies: 21
Views: 3,639
Posted By Douwe
A juvenile/immature African Harrier-hawk...

A juvenile/immature African Harrier-hawk (Gymnogene) might be an option, although the eye normally is not that bright yellow, see...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Douwe
With personata I would expect a white upper...

With personata I would expect a white upper throat. Maybe a hybrid between personata and one of the other spp's.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 12:33
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Douwe
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 12:24
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Douwe
I agree with ortolan for the same reason,...

I agree with ortolan for the same reason, grey-necked does not have this band.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 12:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By Douwe
I am not referring to the knots for the longer...

I am not referring to the knots for the longer bills, but the sandplovers on the right of picture 2 and 3 also appear to have longer bills than the birds on picture 1.

Douwe
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 11:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By Douwe
The first picture is lesser considering the size...

The first picture is lesser considering the size of the bill compared to the head length. I would also consider the birds on the other pictures to be lesser, but the bills appear longer indeed, like...
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