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Forum: North Carolina Wednesday 11th July 2012, 19:58
Replies: 4
Views: 11,073
Posted By swamper15
Thanks a lot guys. Wish I was better at telling...

Thanks a lot guys. Wish I was better at telling the difference between the two.
Forum: North Carolina Monday 9th July 2012, 23:02
Replies: 4
Views: 11,073
Posted By swamper15
Waterthrush?

I've been debating with a friend about whether the image at Pearson's Falls (http://www.wildlifesouth.com/Locations/NorthCarolina/Pearsons-Falls.html) is a Louisiana waterthrush or a Northern...
Forum: Delaware Monday 26th September 2011, 22:43
Replies: 0
Views: 16,578
Posted By swamper15
Snow Geese and and other waterfowl

Going to visit some relatives in Maryland for Thanksgiving.

Bombay Hook in Delaware looks like a very good place for waterfowl observation

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge...
Forum: Georgia Thursday 21st July 2011, 23:48
Replies: 0
Views: 15,229
Posted By swamper15
Painted Buntings

One of the things I like to do when traveling down I-95 through Georgia during the spring and summer is stopping by Harris Neck NWR to check out the painted buntings. This is one of my favorite spots...
Forum: North Carolina Friday 10th September 2010, 00:20
Replies: 4
Views: 9,611
Posted By swamper15
KC, glad you liked the article though everything...

KC, glad you liked the article though everything I read about the place implied it would be spectacular for birding. Realize I might not be up to par with my birding skills as some of the authors,...
Forum: North Carolina Thursday 9th September 2010, 00:38
Replies: 4
Views: 9,611
Posted By swamper15
Stecoah Gap

I visited Stecoah Gap NC for the first time this spring. It really wasn't as spectacular as I expected from a birding standpoint. I had fair luck, but was expecting much more.

I think the logging...
Forum: South Carolina Thursday 9th September 2010, 00:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By swamper15
40 Acre Rock

Glad you liked it. The rock is really more about the flora, but I was so tickled about the Kentucky Warbler I wanted to share. Come down and visit sometime. To see the endangered pool sprite you want...
Forum: South Carolina Friday 3rd September 2010, 01:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By swamper15
Kentucky Warbler

I have the worst luck in locating Kentucky Warblers. I occasionally hear them, but rarely get to observe them. Guess I am not a great birder.

Anyway, I found a spot in SC that is great for Kentucky...
Forum: Virginia Monday 14th December 2009, 01:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By swamper15
Thanks so much for the info. I was thinking about...

Thanks so much for the info. I was thinking about trying March anyway. It's not so much about seeing them, though I would love to, I mainly want to hear them.
Forum: Virginia Sunday 13th December 2009, 00:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By swamper15
Do you know what season\months they breed? That...

Do you know what season\months they breed? That may be the best time to hear their calls. If they breed in the area.
Forum: Virginia Friday 11th December 2009, 21:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By swamper15
That does help. Especially the months you listed....

That does help. Especially the months you listed. Roam Mountain, White Top, and Mount Rogers sound like a possibility for me.

Thanks so much.

Joe K.
Forum: Virginia Monday 23rd November 2009, 23:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By swamper15
Saw Whet Owl

What is the best season/time to hear a Saw Whet Owl in in the mountains of VA? Also what are you favorite locations?
Forum: Florida Wednesday 19th August 2009, 00:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By swamper15
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Video

I know the Alligator Farm might not fit the wild Florida image. And while I personally have a preference for songbirds, earlier in the year I ventured to the Alligator Farm a couple of times to try...
Forum: West Virginia Wednesday 19th August 2009, 00:43
Replies: 0
Views: 18,451
Posted By swamper15
Dolly Sods information

Just curious what Dolly Sods has in the way to offer from a birding standpoint. I may be there soon with family. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Also what about the Canaan Valley in...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 23rd July 2009, 21:32
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By swamper15
Hey Neil, IBird Explorer Pro or National...

Hey Neil,

IBird Explorer Pro or National Geographic Handheld Birds both work as a Field Guidesfor the iPhone.

I think the Thayer software is better for testing yourself on the bird songs of North...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 23rd July 2009, 01:48
Replies: 2
Views: 2,721
Posted By swamper15
No both devices have to be either an Apple iPhone...

No both devices have to be either an Apple iPhone or iTouch. The other ipods are not designed to handle that type of software.

Though I will say National Geographic Handheld Birds is offered for...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 22nd July 2009, 01:59
Replies: 2
Views: 2,721
Posted By swamper15
iBird Explorer Pro vs. Nat Geo Handheld Birds

This is only applicable to North America birding. Though I am sure that may change as both applications, along with the vendors, develop.

Recently I purchased the National Geographic Handheld Birds...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 7th June 2009, 22:15
Replies: 0
Views: 1,973
Posted By swamper15
iBird Explorer Pro software review

A month or so ago I purchased the iBird Explorer Pro from apple for my iPhone. The software is strictly for North American birds at the moment. So far I have really enjoyed the software.

There two...
Forum: Virginia Sunday 7th June 2009, 21:42
Replies: 8
Views: 3,213
Posted By swamper15
Thanks for the comment on the photos. Of course...

Thanks for the comment on the photos. Of course for every photo that looks ok, I have a 100 of the same subject that is terrible.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th June 2009, 22:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By swamper15
Thanks JanJ. I am concerned a little about the...

Thanks JanJ.

I am concerned a little about the amount of black behind the eye on the side of the bird. Other photos I have seen don't seem to have this, nor did the one on the link you shared....
Forum: Virginia Thursday 4th June 2009, 02:21
Replies: 8
Views: 3,213
Posted By swamper15
Thanks for the welcome Dave, I probably should...

Thanks for the welcome Dave, I probably should have introduced myself instead of jumping right in. Neat site, I think I can learn some things here.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th June 2009, 02:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By swamper15
Brewster's Warbler ? Max Patch Road, NC USA

I found what I think are two different Golden-winged/Blue-winged Warbler hybrids (Brewster's Warbler) in the vicinity of Max Patch Road, North Carolina in the Appalachian mtn's. Sitings occured...
Forum: Virginia Thursday 4th June 2009, 01:46
Replies: 8
Views: 3,213
Posted By swamper15
I had high hopes for Golden-winged and...

I had high hopes for Golden-winged and Blue-winged. The problem with those two is the scrubby field environment where they live can change after a year or two and grow up with trees. I think those...
Forum: Virginia Wednesday 3rd June 2009, 14:49
Replies: 8
Views: 3,213
Posted By swamper15
Warbler Road Virginia

Just wanted to say what a great place you Virginians have for Warblers, specifically the Warbler Road birding route off of the Blue Ridge parkway. I went there and was totally amazed at the diversity...
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