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Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 26th June 2019, 16:08
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Kits! Every time a joy! :D

Thanks Kits!
Every time a joy!
:D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th June 2019, 15:51
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Otarujef
yikes!

"Back to butterfly watching in 30+ celsius.... "

Yikes pretty hot there!
fry an egg on the sidewalk weather!
:egghead:

Gerben , also the PDF states that
from a distance ,
you can easily see that...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th June 2019, 03:40
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Otarujef
Slaty-backed Gull (ssp. hungry-and-well-fed)...

Slaty-backed Gull (ssp. hungry-and-well-fed)

3:-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th June 2019, 03:36
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Otarujef
Gerben and Acadillor. Thank you both! That was my...

Gerben and Acadillor.
Thank you both!
That was my thoughts as well.
With Cormorants, the details can be so important, I wanted to check with others. Gerben (ssp. sinesis) for the Great Cormorants...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Tuesday 25th June 2019, 12:00
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Otarujef
Interesting read! ;) Thanks for sharing...

Interesting read! ;)

Thanks for sharing that.

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 25th June 2019, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Otarujef
Georgina, Beautiful Gulls! o:) wish a few...

Georgina,

Beautiful Gulls! o:)

wish a few vagrants or accidentals
could find their way to this end of the world! :flyaway:

:D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 11:09
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Otarujef
my pleasure Gerben, and thanks for any...

my pleasure Gerben,

and thanks for any help.

Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Otarujef
:eek!: :eek!: :eek!: You are Blessed! o:) :t:...

:eek!: :eek!: :eek!:
You are Blessed! o:)

:t: :t: :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 10:44
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Otarujef
"not fully understood" seems to be the case more...

"not fully understood" seems to be the case more than once in many a bird. Makes bird watching fascinating :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 10:39
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Otarujef
ssp. pandoo

Hi Gerben!,

from the Mark Brazil Book:
"M.c.pandoo from Central and Eastern China is accidental to offshore
Korea, Japan, and Taiwan".
The all blue seems restricted to ssp. pandoo.

the thrush...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Otarujef
this book might aid you

Bonjour Valery!

This book may help you. I found it on Amazon (available other places as well), and I don't regret it.
It has in depth for Gulls. You may have it already....

"Gulls of Europe, Asia,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 09:42
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Otarujef
Cormorants Info and Hokkaido ID help

Hi Everyone! :)

I am hoping to confirm my thoughts on the closeup of 2 Cormorants, because
in my area there are overlaps of Temminck’s (Japanese) and Great Cormorants.

I read through and took notes...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th June 2019, 04:15
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks greatly Grahame! :D :thumbs up: Stuart...

Thanks greatly Grahame! :D
:thumbs up:

Stuart Price's image from orientalbirds looks like all the ones in Hokkaido.
He is down the road a bit from me.

ya would almost want to make a subspecies...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd June 2019, 18:47
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Otarujef
comparing

Thanks Stu and Grahame! :D

That was my first impression, but all the chestnut-cheeked starlings I have seen here and photographed don't seem to have that unique designed white patch in the middle of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd June 2019, 17:39
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Otarujef
Jeff in Hokkaido - this bird ID be making me crazy! help

Hi Everyone! |:d|

I am hoping a veteran or someone who has seen this bird before maybe be able to help me. Much appreciated!

I live in Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan.
I went out near the Shukutsu...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th June 2018, 08:19
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Otarujef
:t::t::t: Thanks so much Grahame!

:t::t::t:
Thanks so much Grahame!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th June 2018, 08:18
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Otarujef
:t::t::t: Thanks so much Grahame!

:t::t::t:
Thanks so much Grahame!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th June 2018, 03:47
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Otarujef
maybe Chestnut-cheeked Starling?? (pics)

Hi!

This bird in Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan - along the river - June 5th.
Looked thru my books, a little puzzled.
Maybe Chestnut-cheeked Starling??

Thanks for any help! :D

Jeff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th June 2018, 03:41
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Otarujef
Bunting? if so which? (Pics)

Hi!

This bird in Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan - along the river June 5th.
Looked thru my books couldn't figure exactly what I was seeing.
Maybe bunting?

Thanks for any help! :D

Jeff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th May 2018, 18:07
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Otarujef
HTH Mac, Thank you so much for taking the time...

HTH Mac,

Thank you so much for taking the time to respond. I can understand much better, given what you are saying, and what i read in Brazil's book. I didn't have good enough pics before, but now...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th May 2018, 14:28
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Otarujef
Anyone have clarification? Thanks! Jeff :)

Anyone have clarification?

Thanks! Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 26th May 2018, 13:54
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Otarujef
Closeup Temminck (Japanese) Cormorant definitely?

Hi!
I manage to get good enough shots I think for Cormorants,
off the cape in Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan.

Can anyone verify they are definitely Temminck's?
They appear to have the vertical yellow behind...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 05:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By Otarujef
Smile closeups of cormorants in this thread

I appreciate greatly all the insight
into understanding the differences between Cormorants. :t:

Here are a few closeups (the best i could get) of the Cormorants shown above if it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 17:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By Otarujef
Maybe fortunate enough if Hokkaido Stu has a...

Maybe fortunate enough if Hokkaido Stu has a chance to chime in on this one too. :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 16:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By Otarujef
second group of Cormorants from post #4

These were off the coast around the cape near the Otaru Aquarium.
Here is photos of them together.
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