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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th December 2016, 20:59
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By jocateme
I appreciate everybody's help, they're so tricky...

I appreciate everybody's help, they're so tricky to ID!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th December 2016, 20:56
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By jocateme
Thanks a lot, guys!

Thanks a lot, guys!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd December 2016, 14:30
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By jocateme
Cooper's/Sharp-shinned - Washington, DC

Hello,

This immature hawk was at the National Mall in Washington, DC. There was another one calling, but I only saw this one. Is ID possible from this angle?

Thanks!

Joo
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd December 2016, 14:26
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By jocateme
Scaup in Washington, DC

Hi everyone,

These three scaups were spotted at the Tidal Basin, SW Washington, DC, in November.

I'm attaching three photos of different angles/postures, all of which indicate Lesser to me, but...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th March 2016, 04:43
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By jocateme
Sorry to revive this post, but I forgot I had...

Sorry to revive this post, but I forgot I had taken another picture of the Scaup, from another angle. Does it help? I may be wrong, but the bill seems a bit too narrow, more like Lesser's, doesn't...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th March 2016, 12:45
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By jocateme
Thanks a lot, Nutcracker and Tom!

Thanks a lot, Nutcracker and Tom!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th March 2016, 04:10
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By jocateme
Hi everyone, Tom, this is the tern I was...

Hi everyone,

Tom, this is the tern I was referring to, as I thought its red bill suggested Caspian, but, as Lou and Nutcracker pointed out, I guess Royals may have red bills as well!

Like Dialyt, I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 22:24
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By jocateme
Swallow, Duck, Loon - Sarasota Bay, Florida

These are the remaining birds from my Florida trip whose IDs I'm not sure. I'll be grateful for any help with them.

#1 - Sarasota Bay off Lido Key. Common Loon?

#2 - Lido Key. Bank Swallow?

#3 -...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 21:58
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By jocateme
Thank you once again, Lou!

Thank you once again, Lou!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 21:38
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By jocateme
Thanks a lot, Lou! Didn't know Royal's bill color...

Thanks a lot, Lou! Didn't know Royal's bill color varied that much.

Here are two more gulls, both in Longboat Key, which I'm fairly certain of the ID, but would highly appreciate confirmation:

#6 -...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 20:28
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By jocateme
Thanks a lot for the help, guys! I've got two...

Thanks a lot for the help, guys!

I've got two more I could use some further help with:

#6 - Dunlins?

#7 - Another Greater Yellowlegs?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 19:47
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By jocateme
Tern and Gulls - SW Florida

I'd appreciate some help on the ID of these gulls and terns spotted this month in SW Florida.

#1 - North Naples. I'm pretty sure it is some immature gull (Herring? Ring-billed?), but would love...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 18:07
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By jocateme
Shorebirds ID from Sanibel, Florida

Last week I visited JN Ding Darling NWR, in Sanibel Island, SW Florida, and, as expectedm I am struggling to identify the shorebirds spotted there. I'd appreciate some help on them!

1 - (center of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th November 2015, 17:32
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By jocateme
It's settled, then: female blackbird. Thank you...

It's settled, then: female blackbird. Thank you both, Ken and Andy!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th November 2015, 17:00
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By jocateme
Turdus ID - Rome, Italy

Hello all,

This bird was photographed in Rome, Italy, in October/15. My best guess is juvenile blackbird, but as I don't have much knowledge on Palearctic birds, I'd appreciate if someone could...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th November 2015, 16:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By jocateme
Glad these new photos allowed a definite ID on...

Glad these new photos allowed a definite ID on the treecreper! Thank you both, and for the gull ID!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th November 2015, 21:11
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By jocateme
Hi Phil, Thanks for bringing them up again. I've...

Hi Phil,

Thanks for bringing them up again. I've been reading about how to tell eurasian and short-toed treecreepers and it sure is no piece of cake. I'm uploading more angles of 'my' treecreeper....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th November 2015, 02:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By jocateme
Thank you all for helping me once again, guys!...

Thank you all for helping me once again, guys! Time of year and distinctive characteristics mentioned by Xenospiza and Sangahyando settle it, then!




Sorry, Peter! They were seen in October 9th....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th November 2015, 18:19
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By jocateme
Thanks Val! I'm gonna ask for you guys' help...

Thanks Val!

I'm gonna ask for you guys' help once more. These hawks were photographed while flying very high above Tempelhofer Feld. There were six of them. I had previously identified them as...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th November 2015, 14:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By jocateme
Thanks a lot for the help, guys! Sending more...

Thanks a lot for the help, guys! Sending more pics of the hawk, just in case. And also one of another duck that was in the same lake (Schlachtensee) which I'm guessing is a male tufted duck?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th November 2015, 02:47
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By jocateme
IDs in Berlin, Germany

Having doubts with some birds seen in Berlin in October. Would anyone be so kind as to confirm/correct these IDs?

1 - Tree pipit? (Tempelhofer Feld)
2 - Goshawk? (hovering over Neuklln)
3 - Not...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th January 2015, 13:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By jocateme
Thank you all, this was very helpful! I'll take...

Thank you all, this was very helpful! I'll take the "every goose is Canada until proven Cackling" rule except where I notice Cacklings are in fact common, then.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th January 2015, 20:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By jocateme
Thanks a lot guys! Guess I'll have to keep the...

Thanks a lot guys! Guess I'll have to keep the sightings in NE USA as Branta spp. since I didn't take pictures of them.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th January 2015, 01:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By jocateme
Geese - Western USA

Hi all,

I just found out (only about 10 years later; been using old field guides) about the existence of the Cackling Goose. This lead me to a review of all my photos of geese previously identified...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 5th March 2014, 21:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,937
Posted By jocateme
Thanks for the replies guys! Andrea, I thought I...

Thanks for the replies guys!

Andrea, I thought I had mentioned that (sorry), but all pics were made from land; a high cliff in this case, so I could hardly see a thing underwater. Some of the pics,...
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