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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th September 2018, 19:42
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By zoutedrop
Song Sparrow, Monterey CA

Hi all,

Not sure on this sparrow caught a couple of weeks
ago on shore in Monterey California.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th September 2018, 05:43
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By zoutedrop
Monterey California Tern

Hi all,

Taken a couple of weeks ago in Monterey CA

I think Caspian
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th September 2018, 02:05
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By zoutedrop
San Diego Phalarope

Not sure of this one. I think Red Phalarope.
Taken in the middle of August.
Thanks!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 06:26
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By zoutedrop
I tried to do a late edit and failed. As you...

I tried to do a late edit and failed. As you stated, #1 photo and #2 photo are not the same bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 03:52
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By zoutedrop
Monterey California shearwaters

Hi all,

These shearwaters were taken off the coast of Monterey
California this past weekend.

#1 Pink-footed although I think the underside wings are really dark
#2 Sooty
#3 Short-tailed (what was...
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 3rd September 2018, 03:41
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By zoutedrop
No issue with my yearly residents of Anna's and...

No issue with my yearly residents of Anna's and Black-chinned.
Seems the Rufous migration completely missed me this year.
In prior years I would have 30 individuals visit in 24 hours.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 02:49
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By zoutedrop
Buller's Shearwater Monterey California

Hi all,

Taken this past weekend off the coast of Monterey.
I believe it's Buller's
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 02:21
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By zoutedrop
Monterey California jaegers

Hi all,

Pictures 1 and 2 are of one bird.
Pictures 3 and 4 are of the second bird.

Birds were taken off the coast of Monterey this past
weekend.

Sorry for the late edit.
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 3rd September 2018, 02:08
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By zoutedrop
Not as abnormal as you may think. I have a...

Not as abnormal as you may think. I have a collection of what
I call my potato friends that were inspired by molting Great-taileds
which generally molt all their tail feathers at one time.

This...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd August 2018, 18:24
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By zoutedrop
Western Gull, San Diego CA

Taken last weekend, pls validate Western Gull
from San Diego
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd August 2018, 17:52
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By zoutedrop
Leach's Storm-Petrel, San Diego

Taken this past weekend off San Diego.
Would be a lifer if a Leach's Storm-Petrel
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd August 2018, 17:50
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By zoutedrop
Craveri's Murrelet, San Diego

Taken this past weekend off San Diego.
Craveri's would be a lifer.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 23rd August 2018, 17:47
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By zoutedrop
Ashy Storm-Petrel, San Diego

Lifebird is in the balance. I think this is an Ashy
based on the wing patterns. Taken this past
weekend.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 02:15
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By zoutedrop
Heermann's Gull, San Diego

Hi all,

Taken this past weekend off the coast of San Diego

I think Heermann's
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 01:42
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By zoutedrop
unknown pelagic, San Diego

Hi all,

Taken this past weekend, I did not see any pattern
on this bird. The beak looks booby.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th August 2018, 00:43
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By zoutedrop
Texas flycatchers

Hi all,

The attached shots were taken in mid July
in Austin TX. I think all Eastern Wood-Pewees.

Pictures 3 and 4 are the same bird.
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 13th August 2018, 04:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By zoutedrop
Don't know why I didn't do this in the first...

Don't know why I didn't do this in the first place...

Orig Pic V COHU V BCHU
Forum: Hummingbirds Monday 13th August 2018, 04:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By zoutedrop
Good comment on the tail length. Tough to judge...

Good comment on the tail length. Tough to judge on the OP
as the wing is tucked in.

Here is a mix of females or young males to show bill length and shape
for the Black-chinned.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 11th August 2018, 01:51
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By zoutedrop
Arizona kingbirds

Hi all,

Taken in the middle of June in southern AZ

I was after a Thick-billed but don't believe I got one.
I am unsure of what I got.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th August 2018, 19:23
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By zoutedrop
Western Gulls San Francisco

Taken last weekend off the coast of SFO

I think all are Western Gulls
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th August 2018, 19:20
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By zoutedrop
Black Storm-Petrel San Francisco

Hi all,

Taken last weekend off SFO.
I think a Black Storm-Petrel.

thanks!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th August 2018, 17:36
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By zoutedrop
phalarope flock off San Francisco

Hi all,

I came across WHAT I THINK is a mixed flock of
phalaropes. I am not familiar with this genus but
took a shot at the IDs. Lifebird is in the balance.
Taken this past weekend off the coast...
Forum: Hummingbirds Wednesday 8th August 2018, 22:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By zoutedrop
So let's see if I understand this.... I stated...

So let's see if I understand this....

I stated the picture was not mine

Although allowed, one should not critique a photo without throwing the photographer under the bus

When a person asks for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th August 2018, 20:28
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By zoutedrop
pelagics from San Francisco

Hi all,

I was on a pelagic this past weekend off the coast of SFO.
The images I am posting are the ones that I cannot come
to a conclusion on.

thanks for the help
Forum: Hummingbirds Wednesday 8th August 2018, 20:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By zoutedrop
I was hoping that over time someone would pipe...

I was hoping that over time someone would pipe in.

Just as an FYI, I was given permission to review the picture.

It is disappointing that someone would call out a copyright violation.
Simple...
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