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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th December 2011, 08:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By bob parsons
Thanks for the reply. I see Barred Owl has been...

Thanks for the reply. I see Barred Owl has been mentioned...good possibility I think. Breast streaking quite distinct.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th December 2011, 06:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By bob parsons
Hi everyone. I live in Edmonton Alberta and noted...

Hi everyone. I live in Edmonton Alberta and noted this thread. I have to think SEO is way out of usual habitat, ie this far north?
I also hasten to add that the ravens up there are far bigger than...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th January 2009, 06:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By bob parsons
Golden Eagles are quite common in Alberta and can...

Golden Eagles are quite common in Alberta and can show up in many places. Down in Medicine Hat at Xmas, found 3 in 2 days.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th December 2004, 07:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By bob parsons
Winter Birding In Alberta

I think forumites will be interested to learn that many birders in Alberta are taking part in a winter survey that started on Dec !. So far, over 128 species have been seen in the province-that is...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 12th December 2004, 06:17
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By bob parsons
Weather forecast is good for the count!

Bob Parsons here from Edmonton! Should be a good weekend next week--how about the news that 128 species in Alberta since Dec 1.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 9th December 2004, 06:52
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By bob parsons
W. Canada Butterfly studies.

If anyone is interested in what is going on in this part of the world and would like pics/research notes etc forwarded, they can contact me at [email protected] I am only too happy to oblige!

Bob...
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 7th December 2004, 07:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By bob parsons
Ok now reports from Wisconsin! Stay tuned---how...

Ok now reports from Wisconsin! Stay tuned---how far south have they been reported in the past?
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 7th December 2004, 07:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By bob parsons
Its early Tuesday am and I just checked Rare Bird...

Its early Tuesday am and I just checked Rare Bird Alert. I was right on with Snowy Owls reported in N Dakota so they are moving south as I thought. Which states are south of the Dakotas? Better watch...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 7th December 2004, 07:05
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By bob parsons
I used to be the Chef at the White Horse Romsey....

I used to be the Chef at the White Horse Romsey. Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th December 2004, 07:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By bob parsons
Oh yeah, thats in town! I'm talking about real...

Oh yeah, thats in town! I'm talking about real birding, miles from anywhere and frozen to the bone!
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 6th December 2004, 06:53
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By bob parsons
Has anyone seen a Cedar mixed in with them?

Has anyone seen a Cedar mixed in with them?
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th December 2004, 06:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By bob parsons
You guys havent lived till you do Elk Island Xmas...

You guys havent lived till you do Elk Island Xmas Count here outside Edmonton. Its a National Park and one year I hiked 20 km (minus 20) for 2 chickadees and a white breasted nuthatch! Now I do the...
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 3rd December 2004, 06:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By bob parsons
OK--I have a feeling that some Snowies are...

OK--I have a feeling that some Snowies are heading your way. As i said earlier in the week, there is a good chance as many have been seen in S Alberta .
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 22nd November 2004, 07:09
Replies: 46
Views: 3,648
Posted By bob parsons
I was President of the Edmonton Bird Club and...

I was President of the Edmonton Bird Club and being pulled out of a ditch by a tow truck! Who pulls up but John Acorn (the TV Nature nut) complete with students and a film crew. Guess what--------!...
Forum: Migration Sunday 21st November 2004, 05:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By bob parsons
The Hawk Owls do not surprise me as this seems a...

The Hawk Owls do not surprise me as this seems a good year for them, esp. around here. The # of Great Grays is high---is this a cycle too?
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 17th November 2004, 06:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By bob parsons
Talking about Owls, I saw 7 N. Hawk Owls in 2...

Talking about Owls, I saw 7 N. Hawk Owls in 2 hours today just north of Edmonton Alberta>being seen down in Southern Alberta so those of you across the border--keep an eye open!
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 12th November 2004, 06:19
Replies: 78
Views: 4,757
Posted By bob parsons
They should be making their way south in orderly...

They should be making their way south in orderly fashion! Here in Canada/Alberta, they always seem to make a slow journey south---must be quite a sight for you all over there? Any Cedars yet?
Forum: Macro Photography Tuesday 9th November 2004, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By bob parsons
Thanks for all the imput everyone. I will print...

Thanks for all the imput everyone. I will print all this off and keep for next spring.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 6th November 2004, 06:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By bob parsons
It is Lesser Canada according to Albertas Richard...

It is Lesser Canada according to Albertas Richard Klauke---one of our top guns!
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 4th November 2004, 03:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By bob parsons
Look to me like Harlan's

Look to me like Harlan's
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 2nd November 2004, 22:51
Replies: 78
Views: 4,757
Posted By bob parsons
guess we will keep our eyes open here in central...

guess we will keep our eyes open here in central alberta! Usually move into the city after Xmas. One has to look out for the Cedar mixed in with the flocks of Bohs--that is a find eh?!
Forum: Migration Tuesday 2nd November 2004, 06:48
Replies: 60
Views: 5,391
Posted By bob parsons
The other day we were talking about Cackling...

The other day we were talking about Cackling Goose. For all the info go to---
www.sibleyguides.com/canada cackling.htm

Question--is it Cackling or Crackling? Better check spelling first.
Forum: Say Hello Monday 1st November 2004, 06:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By bob parsons
Welcome---my mother lives in Goldington Green! Do...

Welcome---my mother lives in Goldington Green! Do you go to Priory Park? Look out for Dave Kramer.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st November 2004, 06:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By bob parsons
I too in the Goose heartland have a problem with...

I too in the Goose heartland have a problem with ID here! Will post to Richard Klauke who is the expert in these parts.
Forum: Migration Sunday 31st October 2004, 05:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By bob parsons
Neck collar colour and location for Geese.

Snow Geese.

Red Wrangel Island
Blue Alaska
Black Western Artic
Yellow Central Artic

Ross Goose

Blue Central Artic
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