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Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 13th July 2016, 00:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By Philter4
I've never seen it in person, this photo was...

I've never seen it in person, this photo was posted on another site and the woman who found it could not figure out what food to put in it or how to fill it but no mention of where the food goes was...
Forum: Food and Feeders Tuesday 12th July 2016, 04:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By Philter4
Does anyone know what this is?

A member of another group found this feeder and asked about what bird would use it and what food to put in it, any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th June 2015, 20:30
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Philter4
Thanks for the confirmation, I appreciate the...

Thanks for the confirmation, I appreciate the help, I was hoping on the dark eyed junco I was wrong but at least I got both correct!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th June 2015, 23:48
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Philter4
2 birds from different places

I had to travel last week and I got a few birds I would like confirmation on my ID's, this first was in Wichita Kansas, i think it is a great crested flycatcher. I only took one photo because I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th April 2015, 22:01
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Philter4
Thanks guys, I appreciate all of the help!

Thanks guys, I appreciate all of the help!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th April 2015, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Philter4
Thanks Nutcracker, I'm not disagreeing with you...

Thanks Nutcracker, I'm not disagreeing with you but (well I guess I am!) but even when at eye level bill is straight, just don't have photo, but I agree, breast is very streaked, could it be a hybrid?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th April 2015, 14:25
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Philter4
Eastern Sierra Nevada finch ID

I was in Minden NV yesterday and saw a few birds, one in particular is giving me trouble. This is either a Cassin's or a house finch, every time I look I change my mind, here are my thoughts after a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 25th March 2015, 00:38
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Philter4
Thank you Silverwolf, I think you're right,...

Thank you Silverwolf, I think you're right, though I fear I'll never know which one for sure as I've studied each species photos from the same view and can't find a distinctive feature that tells me...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd March 2015, 23:26
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Philter4
Sorry, I don't have any other photos, and as for...

Sorry, I don't have any other photos, and as for info about chest, that's my fault, back, face and wings with no pattern at all are visible in photo.

Edt: looking at photo you can see sides and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd March 2015, 20:05
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Philter4
I thought that too, but breast is bare and no...

I thought that too, but breast is bare and no barring or marks on wings. I'm no expert so it could be but I've never seen one like this if it is, and house finches were common there.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd March 2015, 16:34
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By Philter4
Finch near Pasadena CA

In Feb I had to drive through Southern CA and saw this finch that I can't ID, maybe someone here can...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th February 2015, 20:53
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Philter4
Thanks everyone! I appreciate it!

Thanks everyone! I appreciate it!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th February 2015, 15:59
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Philter4
Don't common loons have more dark markings on the...

Don't common loons have more dark markings on the throat?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th February 2015, 15:48
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Philter4
California loon confusion

These 2 loons were kind of far away, I believe they are different, both were on the opposite end of the harbor from me so I appologize for the photo quality. There were several of each, but the first...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th February 2015, 15:17
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Philter4
Malibu sparrow ID

Had to go to Southern California for some non-bird related business and while there I did see a few birds, one was this sparrow, it was on a hillside a few 100 yards (within easy eye site) of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th December 2014, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Philter4
Placerville CA goose

Saw this goose mixed in with a gaggle of Canadian geese, I think it's a juvenile ross or snow goose but I've never seen one with a black bill and so much white, any help would be greatly...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th August 2014, 21:23
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Philter4
Thanks for the help guys!

Thanks for the help guys!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th August 2014, 15:34
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Philter4
Never thought of that and they are common! ...

Never thought of that and they are common! Thanks!

Any idea on the second bird?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th August 2014, 14:20
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Philter4
Northern Sierra CA vireo ID

I was up in the Mountains, about 7500 ft on the CA side between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe when I heard what sounded like bushtits speaking in morse code! After locating the sound there were a dozen...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th June 2014, 04:00
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Philter4
Thanks Silverwolf, everything is inline with my...

Thanks Silverwolf, everything is inline with my thoughts except for the warbling vireo, here is a photo of a female warbling vireo on her nest that has a lot of color that was taken a few miles away...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th June 2014, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Philter4
A few birds in Pollock Pines, CA

Yesterday I was on a walk in Pollock Pines, CA and came to a very tight clearing where there were a dozen or so birds, mostly one type, this bird...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th June 2014, 00:05
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By Philter4
I now agree its a warbling vireo as well, for...

I now agree its a warbling vireo as well, for whatever reason this pair and the pair from last summer have a different look to them that confused me compared to other warbling vireos in the same...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th June 2014, 13:17
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By Philter4
In this case Placerville, CA, which is about 2000...

In this case Placerville, CA, which is about 2000 ft lower in elevation and 18 miles away from the site where the photos from Sunday were taken but only about 4 miles from where the second set (taken...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th June 2014, 05:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By Philter4
Thanks for the help, I'm going to go with...

Thanks for the help, I'm going to go with warbling vireo for now and see if I can't get a better picture next time I'm up there, my guess is you guys are correct and this pair has a pattern different...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th June 2014, 08:11
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By Philter4
Andy, I watched this bird for almost 40 minutes...

Andy, I watched this bird for almost 40 minutes trying to get a picture of its partner who was hopping and flying about the trees in and out of the sunlight, I'm not saying this isn't a warbling...
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