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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 06:25
Replies: 3
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Posted By Otarujef
Thumbs up :t: Thanks so much RB! Now you mention that, I...

:t:

Thanks so much RB!

Now you mention that, I can see the profile clearly!
Moulting is still a new area to me I get confused at times.
Well appreciated.
Best to you there!

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 05:34
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Otarujef
Question Which Grebe is having a bad hair day here?

Place:Yoichi River and Ponds, Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: 2020-7-19 Time: 11:00
Weather: Sunny 22 C


Hi Everyone :)

Usually Little Grebes and Great-crested Grebes here,
with other species...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th May 2020, 15:26
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Otarujef
Talking Thanks MJB and Bobbitworm45! LOL, the war still...

Thanks MJB and Bobbitworm45!

LOL, the war still continues in the media here for those islands and others off the coasts of Japan.
luckily birds have different minds on borders. Schroedinger's Gull!...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th May 2020, 10:41
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Otarujef
Thumbs up Thanks!

Steve,
Thanks so much for the info! :)

I am using Hans Larrson's Helm guide.
Not sure the best place to ck online....
(I am rather new to the world of Gulls)

To answer your question (I hope I pass...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th May 2020, 05:23
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Andy! :) :thumbs up:

Thanks Andy! :)
:thumbs up:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th May 2020, 04:54
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Otarujef
Another shot

Here is another shot as well...
The gull is small to medium size.
It seemed more small than medium.

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 30th May 2020, 04:52
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Otarujef
Question Black-headed Gull, Vagrant, or something else???

Place: Cape Moire, Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan
43.196105, 140.790776
Date: 2020-5-23 16:00/4 pm
Weather: Cloudy to Sunny 10C

Hi Everyone!

This gull has got me looking through so many books and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd May 2020, 10:43
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Otarujef
Smile Thanks so Much!

WOW!

Thank you Everyone!
for all the excellent details
and your effort and time to help me understand.
Very Greatly Appreciated :)

God Bless and Be Safe,

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd May 2020, 09:26
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks for the input Steve and Andy! I am still...

Thanks for the input Steve and Andy!

I am still confused.....
as the photos I have, and what I saw
look closer to the Eastern Crown.

It may be a difference being to subspecies
here in Hokkaido...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd May 2020, 08:09
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Otarujef
Eastern Crowned Warbler

Andy,

Thanks greatly for your reply.
You are correct.
Both the Bush and Eastern Crowned were in the same area singing,
as well as another Warbler that sounds like an insect.
Thanks for helping me...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd May 2020, 07:26
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Otarujef
Question Japanese Bush Warbler or other?

Place: Naebo Park, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: 2020-5-3
Time: 11:00 am
Weather: Sunny 12 C

Hi Everyone!

In the field, it was hinted that
this is a Japanese Bush Warbler.
It seems a little light...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd April 2020, 12:47
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Otarujef
Arrow some links and PDFs about Carrion and Large-billed Crows

Here are some items that might help add to the confusion or give additional hints if read closely:

Vocal variation and future splits of the Large-billed Crow...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd April 2020, 11:59
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Otarujef
Thumbs up Thanks for that

Gerben,

Thanks for the interesting read! :thumbs up:
All seems to be confused again,
LOL.

Different aspects of the Carrion and LB,
seem to be able to appear as the other at times.

Interesting...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd April 2020, 06:50
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Otarujef
here is the LB crow subspecies for comparison

Corvus macrorhynchos mandschuricus with thanks from Patrick Blakes site.
my other photos are similar to this one.

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd April 2020, 06:47
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Otarujef
Question Carrion Crow vs. subspecies of Large-billed Crow

Place: Naebo Park, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: August 4, 2019
Time: 9 am
Weather: clear, nice.


Hi Everyone!

I have 2 photos here,
which are examples of a fairly regular conundrum I have.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 06:18
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Andrew! I took 1500 photos that day, so I...

Thanks Andrew!
I took 1500 photos that day,
so I will continue to sort thru them in more detail
to find better photos of that which you speak.
God Bless and Thanks again for your help!
Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 06:02
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Otarujef
Thumbs up Thanks!

Andrew,
Thank you greatly for your quick reply.
I am still learning body shapes.
I do have other clear photos
at the lake that day of white-fronted geese,
so that is why i asked.

what in the first...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 05:25
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Otarujef
additionals

BTW,
Here are additional photos shot 1 minute after the first set.
I THINK it is of the same group. If so Mature and Immature
Whooper Swans???
Thanks!
Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th March 2020, 05:10
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Otarujef
Question Bean or White-fronted Goose or ?

Place: Lake Utonai, Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
Date: March 21, 2020
Time: 12:30
Weather: Sunny, 3 C


Hi Everyone!
I did not get a clear shot of the underside of these geese.
They were approximately...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th March 2020, 05:45
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Otarujef
Steve and Nutcracker, Thank you both so much for...

Steve and Nutcracker,

Thank you both so much for your input!
yes, got the poggei subspecies:wink:
That day saw the Great-crested Grebe,
as well as Goldeneyes, Gadwalls, Eurasian Teals,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th March 2020, 15:36
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Otarujef
Talking addition of the possible loon photo I forgot

oppsy!

Forgot the pic I was referring to in my post above!
Thanks!

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th March 2020, 15:28
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Otarujef
Question Several different grebes and a loon?

Place: Yoichi River (emptys into the sea), Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan
Date:2020-3-9
Time: 12:15
Weather Cloudy, 3 C

Hi Everyone!

I was not sure if possible to ID from the photos,
any help is great...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd February 2020, 13:59
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Otarujef
Hi! I live in Hokkaido, so the only 2 we...

Hi!

I live in Hokkaido,
so the only 2 we basically have are:
the Large-billed and the Carrion, and rarely a Rook.
Given the shape of the forehead
(between a carrion or a Large-billed Crow),
it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd February 2020, 13:36
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Otarujef
Question Gull makin' me crazy

Place: Port Takashima, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan.
Date: 2020-2-16 13:00
Weather: Overcast, cold.

Hi Everyone!

I got a Gull that is not an Adult.
It is flying among Black-tailed Gulls.
The placement...
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 22nd February 2020, 13:25
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Delia, Chris, KC, and Lisa! :)

Thanks Delia, Chris, KC, and Lisa! :)
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