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Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 00:02
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By Cliff99
Osprey behavior at nest

I was watching this osprey at its nest at Ding Darling in Florida for some time. It was calling and I assumed it was waiting for its mate to return with a fish. Was surprised when it finally...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 14th December 2018, 11:04
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Cliff99
Did some more research and it was "Gular...

Did some more research and it was "Gular Fluttering" to get rid of excess heat and not calling.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 14th December 2018, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Cliff99
It was definitely continually calling. Is that...

It was definitely continually calling. Is that typical of the behavior you are referring to? Have never noticed that with other birds that are sunbathing such as cormorants and anhingas.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 13th December 2018, 20:29
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Cliff99
Great Blue Heron Posture

Did not stay long enough to see what happened. Assume it is related to nest building and not pairing?
Today in Boyton Beach, Florida wetlands
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th May 2017, 12:19
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Cliff99
Thanks - obvious once you pointed it out. Have...

Thanks - obvious once you pointed it out. Have not seen in our yard in the past.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th May 2017, 11:22
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Cliff99
Female Purple Finch?

At my Connecticut feeder - May 6th
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th January 2017, 09:13
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Cliff99
Can't believe I couldn't figure that out on my...

Can't believe I couldn't figure that out on my own! Had been taking photos of the adults and didn't have wherewithall to check to see what juveniles looked like. Thanks,
Cliff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th January 2017, 02:24
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Cliff99
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th November 2016, 21:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Cliff99
Feet are unusual as well

Feet are unusual as well
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th November 2016, 13:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Cliff99
Are there any documented cases of such a hybrid? ...

Are there any documented cases of such a hybrid? Some of the stuff I have read claims this would be next to impossible -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th November 2016, 13:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Cliff99
Unusual Heron - Florida

This bird was photographed in Florida yesterday and has everyone puzzled. What do you think?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th November 2016, 15:09
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Cliff99
Sandpiper or Yellowlegs

I want to ID this as a Solitary Sandpiper based upon its behavior, but others around here claim it is a greater yellowlegs. So - I come to the experts. Fresh water. Bird was calm and noticeable...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th November 2016, 16:45
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Cliff99
More from Sibley: ...

More from Sibley: http://www.sibleyguides.com/2012/08/distinguishing-immature-white-little-blue-heron-from-snowy-egret/
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th November 2016, 14:56
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Cliff99
Reason I asked is according to the followin,...

Reason I asked is according to the followin, lores can sometimes be yellow on immature lbh: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/how-to-identify-white-herons-excerpt-from-better-birding-book/
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th November 2016, 13:38
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Cliff99
Snowy egret? Florida

Trying to decide whether this is an immature snowy egret or less likely, a little blue heron.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th October 2016, 13:29
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Cliff99
601050 Note blurry gray streaks on breast on...

601050

Note blurry gray streaks on breast on this photo
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th October 2016, 13:13
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Cliff99
All photos same angle. According to Sibley the...

All photos same angle. According to Sibley the blackpoll has yellow legs and feet. My best guess from Sibley would be first winter Cape May
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th October 2016, 11:57
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Cliff99
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 31st July 2016, 21:14
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Cliff99
Note your Avatar is Orange Dove. Did you by...

Note your Avatar is Orange Dove. Did you by chance photograph it on Qamea in Fiji?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 31st July 2016, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Cliff99
Thanks - I was thrown off by lack of color. Is...

Thanks - I was thrown off by lack of color. Is this a female or juvenile?
Cliff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 31st July 2016, 20:06
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Cliff99
Argentina, Valdes Peninusla - finch? Feb 2003

Catching up on photos from 2003. Is this a finch?
Thanks,
Cliff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th July 2016, 21:33
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Cliff99
el calafate, Argentina - small white crowned passerine

I am going back through photos I took in Feb 2003 and can't ID this small bird.
Help Please.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th May 2016, 16:52
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Cliff99
Hummer behavior May 29th New Fairfield, CT

This hummer (ruby throated) stayed in this position and acted like it was "gagging". I left for a few minutes and when I returned it was gone. I looked around under the feeder to see if it had...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th April 2016, 22:06
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Cliff99
It does look like a western. I gather they are...

It does look like a western. I gather they are not that common in Florida in the spring?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th April 2016, 20:54
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Cliff99
Florida April Palm Warbler?

Green Cay - Broward County. Is this a palm warbler?
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