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Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 2nd May 2020, 23:02
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
A few more from last weekend: Blackburnian...

A few more from last weekend: Blackburnian Warbler, Bay-breasted Warbler, Spotted Sandpiper, Mottled Duck.

My state has lifted the shelter in place order, so I suppose from here on out I am...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th April 2020, 16:24
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
A few more additions: Veery, Gray-cheeked Thrush,...

A few more additions: Veery, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Peregrine Falcon, Magnificent Frigatebird, Philadelphia Vireo, Mississippi Kite.

North American list at 179.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 21st April 2020, 00:00
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Been a fantastic few days in my neighborhood,...

Been a fantastic few days in my neighborhood, with the following additions: Northern Harrier, Solitary Sandpiper, Great Horned Owl, Common Nighthawk, Cape May Warbler (state bird! and a rarity here),...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 00:39
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
More goodies as migration continues, with north...

More goodies as migration continues, with north winds keeping birds piled up on the coast: Eastern Wood-Pewee, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-billed Cuckoo (state bird for me and flagged as a rarity...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 14th April 2020, 10:07
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Last few days I've added Killdeer,...

Last few days I've added Killdeer, Yellow-breasted Chat, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Snowy Egret, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Sora, Bonaparte's Gull, Gull-billed Tern, Scarlet Tanager, Cattle Egret, Common...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th April 2020, 17:25
Replies: 88
Views: 3,101
Posted By ovenbird43
I think the issue is that Observations and ebird...

I think the issue is that Observations and ebird are set up with different types of data and endpoints in mind. Observations provides a number of benefits to users including exact GPS points for...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 12th April 2020, 09:45
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Forgot to add Sandhill Crane yesterday. This plus...

Forgot to add Sandhill Crane yesterday. This plus Microtus' additions brings the NA total to 127.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 11th April 2020, 18:14
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Last two days have been good, I can add Little...

Last two days have been good, I can add Little Blue Heron, Tricolored Heron, Blue-winged Teal, Cerulean Warbler (woo-hoo!! B (:), Summer Tanager, Least Tern, Lesser Yellowlegs, Tennessee Warbler,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th April 2020, 18:35
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Had a few more today during a lunchtime walk down...

Had a few more today during a lunchtime walk down to the pier, bringing the North American total to 90:

85: Anhinga
86: Common Yellowthroat
87: Willet
88: Red-breasted Merganser
89: Whimbrel
90:...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th April 2020, 13:37
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By ovenbird43
A friend of mine had a Purple Gallinule in his...

A friend of mine had a Purple Gallinule in his yard. No marsh or water, just a regular residential back yard. Strange!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th April 2020, 01:00
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Up to 84 now for North America, today I added...

Up to 84 now for North America, today I added Chuck-will's Widow and Black-crowned Night Heron.

Canada Goose
Common Merganser
Brown Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 8th April 2020, 09:46
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Sure, I'll tackle it later today and report back.

Sure, I'll tackle it later today and report back.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th April 2020, 23:27
Replies: 100
Views: 4,263
Posted By ovenbird43
I think the ebird alerts only cover the previous...

I think the ebird alerts only cover the previous week, so if you were to wait a week to submit a rare bird then no alerts would go out. That's probably what I would do if I found something of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th April 2020, 22:53
Replies: 319
Views: 12,510
Posted By ovenbird43
Here's what I've had so far since Friday night...

Here's what I've had so far since Friday night (when my state went on shelter-in-place orders), all at or within walking distance of my house, apologies for the handful that may be repeats for North...
Forum: April 5th - Self Isolating Bird Sightings Monday 6th April 2020, 01:21
Replies: 69
Views: 2,621
Posted By ovenbird43
Had quite a good day today, there was a mini...

Had quite a good day today, there was a mini fallout of migrants the other day and they've stuck around. I live in a wooded neighborhood right by the Gulf Coast, with live oaks, magnolias, sweetgums...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd January 2020, 23:28
Replies: 144
Views: 4,168
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: 2,171
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: 5,076
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: 919
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: 196
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: 334
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: 531
Posted By ovenbird43
I agree

I agree
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 13th October 2019, 18:11
Replies: 5
Views: 365
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: 365
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: 365
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...
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