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Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd January 2020, 23:28
Replies: 144
Views: 3,839
Posted By ovenbird43
Coming in late from team USA, I'll try to just...

Coming in late from team USA, I'll try to just report additions:

Blue-winged Teal
Green-winged Teal
Lesser Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Pied-billed Grebe
Clapper Rail
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th December 2019, 23:23
Replies: 33
Views: 1,976
Posted By ovenbird43
With fantastic trips to Alaska and Panama, it's...

With fantastic trips to Alaska and Panama, it's hard to pick just 5 for the year. Harpy and Crested Eagles, all 4 eiders, breeding shorebirds... top notch but I have to pass over most of them and go...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 29th November 2019, 16:28
Replies: 58
Views: 4,508
Posted By ovenbird43
Bird-wise it's been a pretty epic year for me....

Bird-wise it's been a pretty epic year for me. Starting with local highlights, fall migration was amazing, with a tropical storm offshore just as birds were trying to depart across the Gulf, turning...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th November 2019, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By ovenbird43
I agree that Western seems the best fit. Overall...

I agree that Western seems the best fit. Overall impression is of a short-winged peep sp., with that bill more suggestive of Western but not conclusively so.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th November 2019, 17:31
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By ovenbird43
Looks like a recently-fledged bird with that pink...

Looks like a recently-fledged bird with that pink gape, further pointing toward Gray-breasted vs. the other species (which I believe occur only as migrants)
Forum: Alaska Wednesday 13th November 2019, 19:24
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By ovenbird43
There is no designated camping areas around...

There is no designated camping areas around Barrow, but I would write to UIC (https://uicalaska.com/our-lands/land-access/) to see if you can obtain permission; though if they do grant permission you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th October 2019, 17:02
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ovenbird43
I agree

I agree
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 13th October 2019, 18:11
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By ovenbird43
Oct 7 My flight didnít leave until 1:30 pm, so I...

Oct 7

My flight didnít leave until 1:30 pm, so I had a little time in the morning for birding even after sleeping in. I packed up all my stuff and headed out to Coyote Valley, just 15 minutes...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 13th October 2019, 18:08
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By ovenbird43
Oct 6 Today was the second of the weekendís...

Oct 6

Today was the second of the weekendís trips, this one leaving from Half Moon Bay, also about an hour from where I was staying. The Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay has quite an extensive...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 13th October 2019, 18:04
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By ovenbird43
Oct 5 I left early in the morning for the 1-hour...

Oct 5

I left early in the morning for the 1-hour drive to Monterey Bay, launching point of the first of this weekendís pelagic trips. I arrived with ample time to drive past the parking area a few...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 11th October 2019, 21:36
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By ovenbird43
Oct 4 continued After getting my luggage I went...

Oct 4 continued

After getting my luggage I went back to my room to change clothes and to charge my phone. After taking care of a few errands and grabbing a quick nap while waiting for my phone to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 11th October 2019, 21:30
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By ovenbird43
California Seabirds

I’ve been to California several times, and while I always looked into it, my previous visits never coincided with any of Debi Shearwater’s scheduled pelagic trips. So when I learned that this season...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th September 2019, 17:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,417
Posted By ovenbird43
I started developing a bit of an interest when my...

I started developing a bit of an interest when my dad moved to Florida and I first went to visit him and saw all the herons, ibises, and sandhill cranes around - I learned to ID all the larger stuff...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 18th September 2019, 17:35
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By ovenbird43
I can second this recommendation, I've hired...

I can second this recommendation, I've hired Renato in the past for both single-day and multi-day trips and found him knowledgeable and his prices reasonable.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 10th July 2019, 18:08
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By ovenbird43
I would add Wildsumaco in Ecuador to this list....

I would add Wildsumaco in Ecuador to this list. It's a reserve at the foothills in eastern Ecuador, with a nice mix of lowland and range-restricted mid-elevation species. Plenty of trails with no...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 8th March 2019, 16:42
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By ovenbird43
Forgot to add, Wild Turkey, Ruffed Grouse, and...

Forgot to add, Wild Turkey, Ruffed Grouse, and Veery should be possible almost anywhere in NY, though the grouse would take some luck. Veerys will be quiet but still around, worth learning their...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 8th March 2019, 16:40
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By ovenbird43
All of them are gettable in NY state, if you...

All of them are gettable in NY state, if you decide to head north or west rather than south. An itinerary idea would be to head north up the Hudson valley (I don't have detailed knowledge of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th January 2019, 18:37
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ovenbird43
Agreed, Eastern Phoebe

Agreed, Eastern Phoebe
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 10:56
Replies: 129
Views: 4,115
Posted By ovenbird43
Additions for the US: Brown-headed...

Additions for the US:

Brown-headed Nuthatch
Eastern Meadowlark
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 1st January 2019, 22:32
Replies: 129
Views: 4,115
Posted By ovenbird43
Some more for the US that I forgot: Clapper...

Some more for the US that I forgot:

Clapper Rail
Bonaparte's Gull
Royal Tern
Caspian Tern
Forster's Tern
Black Skimmer
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 1st January 2019, 22:23
Replies: 129
Views: 4,115
Posted By ovenbird43
Here's what I think I can add for...

Here's what I think I can add for USA:

Blue-winged Teal
Canvasback
Common Goldeneye
Red-breasted Merganser
Northern Bobwhite
Double-crested Cormorant
Brown Pelican
American White Pelican
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 1st January 2019, 15:09
Replies: 37
Views: 1,886
Posted By ovenbird43
Blue Jay - heard Northern Cardinal - seen

Blue Jay - heard
Northern Cardinal - seen
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 27th December 2018, 01:24
Replies: 19
Views: 1,400
Posted By ovenbird43
1. Yellow-headed Picathartes - top target bird...

1. Yellow-headed Picathartes - top target bird from my Oct/Nov trip to Ghana and one of the primary reasons for choosing that country. Watching these birds up close was worth the long wait at the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th December 2018, 14:13
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By ovenbird43
Agreed, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Agreed, Yellow-rumped Warbler
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 24th December 2018, 19:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,903
Posted By ovenbird43
A few more photos: African Grey Hornbill Village...

A few more photos:
African Grey Hornbill
Village Indigobird
Harnessed Bushbuck
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