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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th November 2014, 23:59
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By erizzo
Port Meadow, Oxfordshire Gull ID

Hi all,

I'm having trouble IDing these two gulls I saw today at Port Meadow in Oxford. I'm not quite convinced the first one is a Herring Gull, but not not too sure about Caspian either.
In the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th December 2012, 13:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By erizzo
I agree with Microtus, based on the bird in the...

I agree with Microtus, based on the bird in the background on the bottom of the second image, the dark brown of the central rectrixes and "short feel" of the tail for a Canastero I'd say it's a...
Forum: Europe & Rest of the World Patches Tuesday 18th December 2012, 13:28
Replies: 7
Views: 28,579
Posted By erizzo
Albatross Birding is also a very option for a...

Albatross Birding is also a very option for a pelagic off Valparaiso, the guide is a very experienced birder.

http://www.albatross-birding.com/birding_trips/tours_04.html
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th March 2012, 12:22
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By erizzo
Hi Valéry, Number 7 looks like a Cinereous Ground...

Hi Valéry,
Number 7 looks like a Cinereous Ground Tyrant (Muscisaxicola cinerea) to be because of the light colouring, posture and sharp bill. The quebrada de San Ramon is in the mountains east of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th March 2012, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By erizzo
Hi, The Ground Tyrant is a Ochre-naped Ground...

Hi,
The Ground Tyrant is a Ochre-naped Ground Tyrant
The third picture of the secund post is a Buff-winged Cinclodes
And the last picture of the second post looks like a Black-hooded Sierra Finch to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th February 2011, 21:58
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By erizzo
I be sure it's a female Patagonian Sierra-Finch...

I be sure it's a female Patagonian Sierra-Finch and not a male Gray-headed Sierra-Finch, do you remember how green its back was and if the belly at the level of the feet was white? If the belly was...
Forum: Chile Monday 27th September 2010, 00:00
Replies: 27
Views: 7,320
Posted By erizzo
Hi James, For your part of the trip in southern...

Hi James,
For your part of the trip in southern Chile, Chiloe will be great for shorebirds and maybe a couple pelagics on the ferry cross onto the island. You should still be able to see Chilean...
Forum: Chile Sunday 12th September 2010, 20:17
Replies: 27
Views: 7,320
Posted By erizzo
Hi James, I've gone on a pelagic tour off of...

Hi James,
I've gone on a pelagic tour off of Valparaiso with Aconcagua Birding and there were great. I would highly recommend them for the pelagic trip as well as any guiding in central Chile. The...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th September 2010, 14:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By erizzo
Great blog Steve. I wish there was a blog like...

Great blog Steve. I wish there was a blog like this when I visited Ecuador a couple years ago. I bet it could have made my trip even better. It great to know about less visited places.
I just started...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 2nd September 2010, 23:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By erizzo
Hi Dieter, Thanks Willito for the information....

Hi Dieter,
Thanks Willito for the information. Here just a few kilometers out of Valdivia we have amazing patches of valdivian forest with trees covered in Hymenophyllums (small ferns used as...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 2nd September 2010, 23:01
Replies: 13
Views: 2,375
Posted By erizzo
Hi Dieter, In Chile we are lucky to be one of...

Hi Dieter,
In Chile we are lucky to be one of only 5 places in the world to have mediterranean habitat like what surrounds Santiago and the central zone. Unfortunately the development in the area is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th August 2010, 02:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By erizzo
Hey Neils, Yeah the last name is Norwegian. Take...

Hey Neils,
Yeah the last name is Norwegian.
Take care
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 22nd August 2010, 17:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,970
Posted By erizzo
#1.- Def. Spot-billed Ground-tyrant. No...

#1.- Def. Spot-billed Ground-tyrant. No supercilium for it to be a Miner. Beautiful pic.
#2.- I agree with Niels that it must be a female Black-throated Finch because of yellow primaries and...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 22nd August 2010, 17:24
Replies: 13
Views: 2,375
Posted By erizzo
Hey Dieter, Looks like you had a great trip...

Hey Dieter,
Looks like you had a great trip through Chile and a good list of sightings. Conguillio N.P. is definitely my favorite place you visited in the lake district. Just to clarify a couple of...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 21st August 2010, 23:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By erizzo
Hey Dieter, I second Willitos identification. Its...

Hey Dieter,
I second Willitos identification. Its a Chloraea disoides.

Take care
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st August 2010, 22:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By erizzo
Hey Niels, I think you are pretty safe to say...

Hey Niels,
I think you are pretty safe to say that it was a WtH because of it having having the terminal black tail-band. In regards to your second question I don't think I can help you.

Check out...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 6th June 2006, 00:04
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By erizzo
Hi Thomas, great to have another chilean in the...

Hi Thomas, great to have another chilean in the forum. But I see I got here a bit late.
I live outside of Temuco and also see about 60 species on my property. It would be great to meet you or if youd...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 7th May 2006, 00:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By erizzo
Hi Jaime Great to have another chilean in the...

Hi Jaime
Great to have another chilean in the forum. It would be great to get in touch.
Forum: Peru Saturday 14th January 2006, 23:16
Replies: 3
Views: 3,075
Posted By erizzo
thanks a lot guys I guess I didnt find that post...

thanks a lot guys I guess I didnt find that post when I was looking for something...
Forum: Peru Friday 13th January 2006, 18:17
Replies: 3
Views: 3,075
Posted By erizzo
Peru bird book

Im going to Peru in February and I need some info on a good bird book for Peru. Any help will be welcome...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th September 2005, 23:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By erizzo
I saw Prairie, because if some of you have Sibley...

I saw Prairie, because if some of you have Sibley you can see that one of the pointers he has on the female Prairie says that it has a dark spot or small bar of black on sides of the neck that come...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 25th August 2005, 22:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By erizzo
I say American Goldfinch. It seems plump like a...

I say American Goldfinch. It seems plump like a goldfinch to me.
But just in case I would like to ask Nikovich what part of Canada you live in?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd August 2005, 00:43
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By erizzo
1 Id probably say a Juvenile Savannah or Song...

1 Id probably say a Juvenile Savannah or Song sparrow.
2 I couldn't say if its an Eastern Phoebe or an Eastern Wood-Pewee
3 Scarlet Tanager
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th August 2005, 23:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By erizzo
Yes definatley a Wilsons

Yes definatley a Wilsons
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th August 2005, 15:55
Replies: 12
Views: 4,988
Posted By erizzo
I have to agree on the Semipalmated though its...

I have to agree on the Semipalmated though its quite close to the White Rumped. I think we still need few more opinions to realy set it down as one or the other.
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