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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd November 2019, 11:44
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Otarujef
Larry and Tote, Thank you so much! I can see...

Larry and Tote,
Thank you so much!
I can see clearly now,
and learned the distinctions between the Hawfinch and Japanese Grosbeak,
(I had thought possibly a juvenile Japanese Grosbeak, but now I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd November 2019, 11:31
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Otarujef
Maybe

Hi Seth!
I can only give you my humble thoughts and opinions.
I am in Japan and live where there are alot of
Great, and Temminck's (aka Japanese) Cormorants around me.

Without a closeup of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd November 2019, 11:00
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Otarujef
Question Grosbeak, Crossbill, other?

Hi!
Thanks always for any help in IDing! :)

date: nov .23, 2019
location: naebo park, otaru, hokkaido, japan.
weather: snow, sunny, 11 C.

I have attached photos here. In a birding group a week and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th September 2019, 16:10
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Otarujef
Valéry, PYRTLE, johnallcock, Thank you so very...

Valéry, PYRTLE, johnallcock,

Thank you so very much for the confirmation! :)
As well, i learned several new, fasinating things I didnt know before!

:thumbs up:

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th September 2019, 14:13
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Otarujef
added ID photo

added extra photo for the ID,
as wasn't available in edit mode. :)
Jeff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 30th September 2019, 14:04
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Otarujef
Question Siberian Stonechat in eclipse or another bird?

Yoichi River, Yoichi Hokkaido, Japan
Oct. 30, 2019. 2:00 pm.

Hi!
molting is a new round for me here in Japan.
Not sure if this Stonechat is eclipsing,
or a different bird I am not seeing the ID...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 04:45
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Fern and John! Hopefully I can get back...

Thanks Fern and John!

Hopefully I can get back to this remote place before the migration ends in a few weeks.
Well appreciated everyone for guiding me in a direction.

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th September 2019, 17:36
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Indobirder! I thought maybe Godwit. The...

Thanks Indobirder!
I thought maybe Godwit.
The variety here in Hokkaido is Bar-tailed,
at least from what I can find in my guides and e-bird.
the smaller birds had long straight black...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th September 2019, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Otarujef
help with shorebirds in a reclamation pond

Hi!

I am most grateful for help in IDing any of these shorebirds;
(aside from the egret and heron).
I arrived at around sunset, so the photos may not be much to go on.
Perhaps those in the know can...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 17:58
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks so much Andrew and Tikli! well...

Thanks so much Andrew and Tikli!
well appreciated!
Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 17:17
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Otarujef
Ahhhh-ha! Thank you so much aeshna5 for taking...

Ahhhh-ha!

Thank you so much aeshna5 for taking the time to reply!
eclipse was something new I learned, thank you for that too!
Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 16:53
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Otarujef
Female Mallard or am I looking at something different?

In flight
Ishikari Sand dunes Pond, Ishikari, Hokkaido, Japan 10:30


Hi!

Not quite sure if Eastern-spot bills
or Mallards
or other here.
I got confused
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th August 2019, 16:57
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Laurie :)

Thanks Laurie :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th August 2019, 05:36
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Tikli! :D

Thanks Tikli! :D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th August 2019, 14:33
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Otarujef
Thank You!

Andrew!

God Bless and Thank you so much for the super fast reply,
and taking the time.

Best to you there!

Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th August 2019, 14:29
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Otarujef
Merganser or Grebe?

Date: Aug 27 4:30pm
Place: Yoichi River, Yoichi, Hokkaido Japan

Hi!
I'm stuck looking thru all the field guides
trying to figure out;
if the attached bird photo
are adult/juvenile Mergansers or...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 26th June 2019, 17:08
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Otarujef
Thanks Kits! Every time a joy! :D

Thanks Kits!
Every time a joy!
:D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th June 2019, 16:51
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Otarujef
yikes!

"Back to butterfly watching in 30+ celsius.... "

Yikes pretty hot there!
fry an egg on the sidewalk weather!
:egghead:

Gerben , also the PDF states that
from a distance ,
you can easily see that...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th June 2019, 04:40
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Otarujef
Slaty-backed Gull (ssp. hungry-and-well-fed)...

Slaty-backed Gull (ssp. hungry-and-well-fed)

3:-)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th June 2019, 04:36
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Otarujef
Gerben and Acadillor. Thank you both! That was my...

Gerben and Acadillor.
Thank you both!
That was my thoughts as well.
With Cormorants, the details can be so important, I wanted to check with others. Gerben (ssp. sinesis) for the Great Cormorants...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Tuesday 25th June 2019, 13:00
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Otarujef
Interesting read! ;) Thanks for sharing...

Interesting read! ;)

Thanks for sharing that.

Jeff :D
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 25th June 2019, 12:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,219
Posted By Otarujef
Georgina, Beautiful Gulls! o:) wish a few...

Georgina,

Beautiful Gulls! o:)

wish a few vagrants or accidentals
could find their way to this end of the world! :flyaway:

:D
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 12:09
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Otarujef
my pleasure Gerben, and thanks for any...

my pleasure Gerben,

and thanks for any help.

Jeff :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 11:57
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Otarujef
:eek!: :eek!: :eek!: You are Blessed! o:) :t:...

:eek!: :eek!: :eek!:
You are Blessed! o:)

:t: :t: :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 25th June 2019, 11:44
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Otarujef
"not fully understood" seems to be the case more...

"not fully understood" seems to be the case more than once in many a bird. Makes bird watching fascinating :D
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