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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:16
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By birdmeister
Both of these are Fox Sparrows, really sharp...

Both of these are Fox Sparrows, really sharp birds.

Did you mean to post this in the Bird Identification Q&A forum?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 29th October 2020, 16:10
Replies: 1,017
Views: 82,165
Posted By birdmeister
A stunner, Wari! And the Nutcracker, too. Word...

A stunner, Wari! And the Nutcracker, too.

Word is out that North American Rough-legs are moving early and in numbers. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (about an hour away) averages less than one per year at...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th October 2020, 23:38
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By birdmeister
Double-crested for me, too.

Double-crested for me, too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th October 2020, 23:36
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By birdmeister
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 27th October 2020, 18:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,450
Posted By birdmeister
Correct on #s 1 and 3. #2 is close.

Correct on #s 1 and 3. #2 is close.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 27th October 2020, 16:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,450
Posted By birdmeister
Reviving this thread after I forgot it for quite...

Reviving this thread after I forgot it for quite a while.

Clue may be in the image title, as some photos contain the dreaded 4-letter abbreviation codes.

#1. August
#2: September
#s 3-4:...
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 27th October 2020, 16:35
Replies: 5,817
Views: 588,609
Posted By birdmeister
(Rufous-tailed) Rock Thrush?

(Rufous-tailed) Rock Thrush?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th October 2020, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By birdmeister
Eastern Phoebe??? Not sure.

Eastern Phoebe??? Not sure.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 26th October 2020, 15:53
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By birdmeister
I can't see anything other than Hermit either,...

I can't see anything other than Hermit either, but a bit of an interesting bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 26th October 2020, 15:52
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By birdmeister
Bronzed indeed.

Bronzed indeed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th October 2020, 02:36
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By birdmeister
I'm quite sure the bird on the right is a male...

I'm quite sure the bird on the right is a male Cassin's Finch.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th October 2020, 02:35
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By birdmeister
Parula for me, too. On young birds and females,...

Parula for me, too. On young birds and females, the yellow doesn't always appear as a neat patch on the back, but sometimes mixes with the blue-gray color.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 22nd October 2020, 03:31
Replies: 26
Views: 794
Posted By birdmeister
Mourning is my best guess, too. With such...

Mourning is my best guess, too. With such extensive yellow below (and face as well as proportions wrong for Yellow in my opinion), that seems the best fit.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 21st October 2020, 15:43
Replies: 1,017
Views: 82,165
Posted By birdmeister
Congratulations Richard! I always enjoy your...

Congratulations Richard! I always enjoy your lively updates, and 87 isn't shabby at all for a mountain abode!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 16:11
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By birdmeister
I believe the third bird is a White-crowned...

I believe the third bird is a White-crowned Sparrow with its crown feathers raised.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th October 2020, 16:10
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By birdmeister
I'd say an immature White-crowned.

I'd say an immature White-crowned.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 16th October 2020, 17:10
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By birdmeister
I think Bushtit for both, but I can't prove it.

I think Bushtit for both, but I can't prove it.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th October 2020, 04:12
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By birdmeister
I agree with Tom.

I agree with Tom.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 19:40
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By birdmeister
I think #1-2 is a Warbling Vireo as well.

I think #1-2 is a Warbling Vireo as well.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th October 2020, 19:19
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By birdmeister
I'm quite sure of both these IDs.

I'm quite sure of both these IDs.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th October 2020, 03:55
Replies: 4,242
Views: 767,893
Posted By birdmeister
Imagine my shock when I arrived at my local...

Imagine my shock when I arrived at my local reservoir and I got on a juvenile Sabine's Gull while the car was still moving! It appeared with several Lesser Black-backs that really dwarfed it....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th October 2020, 03:47
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By birdmeister
I tend not to use the tail tip as a reliable...

I tend not to use the tail tip as a reliable clue, given its variability. As others have now chimed in below, I used general shape and head as overall clues.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 21:39
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By birdmeister
I agree with Larry, and I think the accipiter is...

I agree with Larry, and I think the accipiter is an immature Cooper's Hawk.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 01:25
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By birdmeister
Deb, thanks for your very detailed response!...

Deb, thanks for your very detailed response! "Richardson's" is, as you mentioned, by far the most expected (also most easily detected!) small Canada-type goose in the northeastern US. "Taverner's"...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 01:16
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By birdmeister
Your most recent bird looks like a "slam dunk"...

Your most recent bird looks like a "slam dunk" Cackling to me. Clear size difference, including head and neck, and also nice frosty plumage.
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