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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th January 2019, 11:23
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By mustap
Thank you very much.

Thank you very much.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th January 2019, 10:37
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By mustap
Try to add larger image. My initial thought was...

Try to add larger image. My initial thought was tawny crowned pygmy tyrant (which had been reported in the area), but the wings seem off for this species.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th January 2019, 10:31
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By mustap
Marsh Bird - Zarate, Buenos Aires, Argentina

I would appreciate thoughts on this bird, seen in a marsh near Zarate, Argentina. Seen December, 2018 - generally foraging low in thick weeds/grasses.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th May 2016, 00:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By mustap
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th May 2016, 00:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By mustap
Skylark or Crested Lark?

Would appreciate thoughts in this Lark from April in Texel, Netherlands.
Forum: Germany Friday 19th February 2016, 15:50
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By mustap
Seems like there is a spot for collared...

Seems like there is a spot for collared flycatcher close to Stuttgart, per eBird. Orchard & Streuobstwiese Dettenhausen/Waldenbuch, Baden-Württemberg, DE ( 48°37'04.5"N 9°07'17.6"E ). Per comments...
Forum: Germany Thursday 18th February 2016, 17:27
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By mustap
Thank you again for the responses and links. I...

Thank you again for the responses and links. I will continue to study. Much appreciated.
Forum: Germany Friday 12th February 2016, 20:33
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By mustap
Thank you very much for the prompt responses,...

Thank you very much for the prompt responses, greatly appreciated!

Collared Flycatcher would certainly be new - and any targets or locations to focus on in town are appreciated.
I will certainly...
Forum: Germany Monday 8th February 2016, 05:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By mustap
Shorebirds sites near Stuttgart?

Will be visiting Stuttgart in late May, and i was hoping to look for some shorebirds while in the area.

Echinger Stausee looks like a great spot, but would take some effort to get there without a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 28th September 2015, 15:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By mustap
Having spent some more time on the water, I am...

Having spent some more time on the water, I am quite convinced the bird in question is a Cassin's Auklet. I got some much better views, and captured sequence of shots transitioning into those similar...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th September 2015, 15:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By mustap
Alcid - Offshore, Ventura, California

Single unidentified Alcid took flight ahead of Island Packers boat returning from Santa Cruz Island. (closer to Ventura Harbor) - in Santa Barbara Channel i believe.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th August 2015, 02:07
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By mustap
I have no personal experience with them, but...

I have no personal experience with them, but looks like a Northern Fulmar to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th August 2015, 01:36
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By mustap
Salton Sea, California - Large Gull ID

I had these two down as Western Gulls, from a February 2012 visit to the Salton Sea in California. Have since read a few times that Western Gulls are not expected at this location - and many are...
Forum: Missouri Wednesday 4th December 2013, 13:35
Replies: 0
Views: 13,017
Posted By mustap
Pennsylvania Prairie, Missouri

Found this site scanning through ebird for locations to search for Smith's Longspur. Can't seem to find any information as to whether this is public land - or whom to ask for permission if...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th November 2013, 20:33
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By mustap
Thank you very much. Cheers.

Thank you very much. Cheers.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2013, 17:48
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By mustap
Thank you all for the prompt confirmation! Any...

Thank you all for the prompt confirmation!

Any thoughts on whether the yellow on the bill is diagnostic for Red/Grey Phalarope? Is it possible for red-necked Phalarope to show yellow on the bill?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th November 2013, 16:48
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By mustap
Confirm Red Phalarope - Fort Erie, ON, Canada

Based on the November date, grey back, and thicker bill...i believe this is a Red Phalarope - but would appreicate confirmation of this lifer. Also a question, is the yellow on the bill diagnostic? ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th August 2013, 19:48
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By mustap
Thank you Kratter. The spotting/barring on the...

Thank you Kratter. The spotting/barring on the breast is what lead me away from juvenile Clay-colored. At the time, i was thinking it may be a juvenile Grasshopper Sparrow, but the malar stripe seems...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 24th August 2013, 16:22
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By mustap
Suspected Henslow's Sparrows - Michigan, USA

Taken August 19 at Sharonville SGA in Michigan. Area is well known for Henslow's Sparrows, but would appreciate second opinion for the juvenile and those missing head feathers.

Thanks!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th July 2013, 19:09
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By mustap
Most of red-shouldered hawks i observed in this...

Most of red-shouldered hawks i observed in this area were so light, especially on the head...that it didn't seem to fit at the time. I would have also expected some patches or such on the wings vs....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th July 2013, 18:44
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By mustap
Hawk ID - Lucky Hammock, Everglades, Florida

Overcast sunrise at Lucky Hammock (in Mid October). This is the best view i got.

Obviously a very poor shot, but based on the season, location, shape and dark form - i would think Broad-winged or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd June 2013, 00:04
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By mustap
Sparrow IDs - Little Missouri National Grassland, North Dakota, USA

Two birds from last week in Little Missouri National Grassland, North Dakota. (2nd and 3rd shots are the second bird). Habitat was short-grass prairie. Both looked different than the numerous...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th February 2013, 19:59
Replies: 25
Views: 1,953
Posted By mustap
Looks consistent with a Black Kite to me. Common...

Looks consistent with a Black Kite to me. Common in Asia - time and location of observation would be helpful to confirm.
Forum: Maryland Wednesday 16th January 2013, 19:36
Replies: 0
Views: 16,119
Posted By mustap
Late March, Saltmarsh and Seaside Sparrows.

I was hoping to search for both Saltmarsh and Seaside Sparrows in late March. I will be based in Fredericksburg, VA - so i am trying to determine my best bet to observe both these species within the...
Forum: Minnesota Tuesday 8th January 2013, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 15,810
Posted By mustap
Personal internet research suggests that...

Personal internet research suggests that Three-toed WP is a rare permanent resident in the North and North East. There are spring and summer records in MN (therefore worth searching, in my opinion). ...
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