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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th October 2020, 02:04
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By howiewu
Thank you all!

Thank you all!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th October 2020, 01:05
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By howiewu
Thrush, Swaison's or Hermit? (Northern Virginia, Oct. 17, 2020)

Hi, I tentatively marked this as a Swainson's (taken today, Oct. 17, 2020, in Alexandria, Virginia, US), but I am not 100% comfortable, the other choice being Hermit.

What do you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th October 2020, 01:23
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By howiewu
Agree with Swamp Sparrow. Lincoln's have finer...

Agree with Swamp Sparrow. Lincoln's have finer streaks, among other things.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 14:21
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By howiewu
Thanks! That was my initial thinking, but I...

Thanks! That was my initial thinking, but I thought to confirm.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 14:05
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By howiewu
Flycatcher, Northern Virginia (Oct. 7, 2020)

Hi, I took these (same bird) in Fairfax County, VA, US today (October 7, 2020).

There were a lot of Eastern Phoebes around, but this one appeared to be different (bill color, behavior -- no bobbing...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 30th September 2020, 23:41
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By howiewu
Thanks for your input, Ken; I had my doubts.

Thanks for your input, Ken; I had my doubts.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 30th September 2020, 22:48
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By howiewu
Does this pass as an Olive-sided Flycatcher (Virginia, September 30, 2020)?

Hi,

I took some (lousy) pictures of this flycatcher today in northern Virginia. It was high up in a tree.

Does it pass as an Olive-sided Flycatcher, or is this just another Eastern Wood Pewee?

It...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th September 2020, 13:44
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By howiewu
Hi, thanks, there were definitely a lot of Cape...

Hi, thanks, there were definitely a lot of Cape May in the area at the time.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th September 2020, 01:49
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By howiewu
Northern Virginia warblers (Sept. 27, 2020)

Hi,

I took these at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia today.

I am thinking:
1) Yellow
2) Yellow
3) female Cape May
4) Blackpoll?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st September 2020, 19:28
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By howiewu
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th September 2020, 18:37
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By howiewu
A couple of flycatchers, northern Virginia, Sept. 20, 2020

Hi, I took these this morning (Sept. 20, 2020) in Fairfax County, Virginia, US.

I am thinking:
1. Least flycatcher (prominent eye-ring, short primary projection)
2. Acadian Flycatcher

What do you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th September 2020, 16:55
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By howiewu
Thanks, Microtus!

Thanks, Microtus!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th September 2020, 14:47
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By howiewu
Lincoln's Sparrow? Northern Virginia, Sept. 20, 2020

Hi,

I took this picture this morning in Fairfax County, Virginia, US.

Does it look right for a Lincoln's Sparrow?

Thanks in advance,
Howard
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th September 2020, 19:26
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By howiewu
Agree with Purple Finch. But isn't the heron a...

Agree with Purple Finch. But isn't the heron a Green Heron (pics 2 & 3)?

Can't say about the other pics.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th September 2020, 21:53
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By howiewu
Thanks! Some day all are Eastern Wood Pewee.

Thanks! Some day all are Eastern Wood Pewee.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th September 2020, 00:15
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By howiewu
Flycatchers, Northern Virginia (Sept. 7, 2020)

Hi, I took these in northern Virginia today (September 7, 2020).

1 & 2 are of the same bird, 3 might have been the same, but it might have been a different bird too.

4 is a different bird.

My...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th September 2020, 16:30
Replies: 20
Views: 499
Posted By howiewu
The one on the right doesn’t have a soul is all.

The one on the right doesn’t have a soul is all.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 6th September 2020, 00:07
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By howiewu
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 5th September 2020, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By howiewu
Vireo, Virginia, US, September 5, 2020

Hi,

I took this one today in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, US. My guess is a vireo, a juvenile at that, but which kind? I think there were adult Blue-headed nearby, but I did not get good...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 31st August 2020, 01:39
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By howiewu
Thanks, this is why I asked; I thought it looked...

Thanks, this is why I asked; I thought it looked somewhat different than what I would expect from an Indigo Bunting.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 31st August 2020, 00:42
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By howiewu
bunting, Northern Virginia (Aug. 30, 2020)

Hi, I took this picture today in Northern Virginia; I think it is a juvenile Indigo Bunting, what do you think?

Thanks in advance,
Howard
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 30th August 2020, 00:33
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By howiewu
Flycatchers, Northern Virginia (Aug. 29, 2020)

Hi,

These are two individual birds I took pictures of today in Fairfax County, Virginia, US.

I think they are both Eastern Wood Pewees, what do you guys think?

Thanks,
Howard
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th August 2020, 21:14
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By howiewu
Flycatcher, Northern Virginia, looking good for Olive-sided?

Hi,

I took this picture today in Reston, VA (Aug. 26, 2020).

It perched on a the top of a tall dead tree, then flying and hawking for insects, the behavior is consistent with this species, and it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th August 2020, 17:18
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By howiewu
I retract my ID, sorry for getting you excited.

I retract my ID, sorry for getting you excited.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th August 2020, 15:15
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By howiewu
Wrentit methinks, Bushtit has a smaller bill and...

Wrentit methinks, Bushtit has a smaller bill and is a dainter bird.
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