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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 01:00
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By ScottSobel
Thanks to all of you for the common ID on a bird...

Thanks to all of you for the common ID on a bird I should have been able to ID on my own. I'm a bit embarrassed for not being sure on my own. But, I appreciate the help.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 23:33
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By ScottSobel
Thrush NYC - 5/20/2018 18:50

Hi All,

I'm feeling pretty embarrassed not being able to positively identify this bird that was just outside my 7th floor window.

The bird was up in the canopy, near the top, of a London plains...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 31st December 2017, 00:10
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By ScottSobel
Thanks for the correction Carl. My book lists...

Thanks for the correction Carl. My book lists Village as an alternate name for Dusky. I'll make a note of the distinctions you mention. Thank you.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 18:08
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By ScottSobel
Oh well. Too bad we didn't get a better view (and...

Oh well. Too bad we didn't get a better view (and photo). Hartlaub's would be a new bird for us. Odd to be close enough to get head shots but not see the right parts of the bird for a more positive...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:58
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ScottSobel
Cool. Not a new bird. But, I like fork tailed...

Cool. Not a new bird. But, I like fork tailed drongos. I've seen lots of them and should have known this on my own. But, I still like them. I guess I'm just used to them being so cooperative that I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:55
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you both. And, yes. I too prefer a guide...

Thank you both.

And, yes. I too prefer a guide who, if they are not positive, will say so and indicate their level of confidence. My wife keeps a journal. When the guides are not definite, she make...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:50
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By ScottSobel
Thanks again Daniel.

Thanks again Daniel.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:49
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you both! Tom: Unfortunately, no, I did...

Thank you both!

Tom: Unfortunately, no, I did not get flight photos. But, I'll generate a higher res image and upload it to the gallery. I'm surprised photos are so hard to come by. I checked and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:46
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you all for the help!

Thank you all for the help!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:43
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By ScottSobel
Thanks Tom.

Thanks Tom.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:43
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By ScottSobel
Range map looks good for Dusky Indigobird in...

Range map looks good for Dusky Indigobird in South Luangwa in Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Dusky is on the list (even though often called village instead of dusky) for the park from at least...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:32
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By ScottSobel
Thanks for the interesting discussion. Much...

Thanks for the interesting discussion. Much appreciated. I think I'm going to leave this bird unticked.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you both for the ID.

Thank you both for the ID.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:25
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you Daniel. They are all the same...

Thank you Daniel. They are all the same individual. So, I'll take your ID on #3 and apply to all.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:23
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you for the confirmation.

Thank you for the confirmation.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:22
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By ScottSobel
Thanks for the help Daniel on this and so many...

Thanks for the help Daniel on this and so many other threads! I'm surprised two birding guides had this so wrong. But, at least they both admitted they were not sure.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:21
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you all for the help!

Thank you all for the help!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 17:20
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By ScottSobel
Thank you both very much for the ID!

Thank you both very much for the ID!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:42
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By ScottSobel
Tern - 6/1/2017 - Kafue Flats, Zambia

Hello,

Can anyone tell what kind of tern this is? Sorry I don't have any better photos. I understand if no one can figure this bird out.

Thanks for any help,
Scott
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:39
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By ScottSobel
Possible Speckle Fronted Weaver - 6/26/2017 - Lake Manyara NP, Tanzania

Hello.

These may be a pair of speckle-fronted weavers. Can anyone confirm or provide a better ID?

I have quite a few more photos if any other angles would help.

Thanks for any help,
Scott
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By ScottSobel
Illadopsis or Forest Robin - 6/24/2017 - Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda

Hello,

This bird stumped two local guides. They debated over the possibility of scaly breasted illadopsis or Eastern forest robin in transition. I only got these two photos.

Can anyone do better...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:29
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By ScottSobel
Possible Rufous Chatterer - 6/26/2017 - Serengeti, Tanzania

Hello,

I think this is a rufous chatterer. Can anyone confirm or provide a better ID?

Thanks for any help,
Scott
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:25
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By ScottSobel
Pipit - 6/16/2017 - Queen Elizabeth NP, Uganda

Hello.

Can anyone identify this pipit?

Thanks for any help,
Scott
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:22
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By ScottSobel
Possible Northern Brown-Throated Weaver - 6/8/2017 - Entebbe/Kibali, Uganda

Hello,

On the road between Entebbe and Kibali in Uganda we saw a tree filled with weaver nests. This may be a juvenile bird. The adults we saw included Vieillot's Black Weaver and Black Headed...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By ScottSobel
Possible Slender-Tailed Nightjar -7/5/2017 - Ol Donyo Lodge, Southern Kenya

Hello.

I think this is a slender tailed nightjar. Can anyone confirm or provide a better ID?

Thanks for any help,
Scott
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