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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th August 2018, 19:06
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By Dave B Smith
Bird Fauxtography!

Bird Fauxtography!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th August 2018, 13:32
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Dave B Smith
How about a Starling? They are cavity nesters as...

How about a Starling? They are cavity nesters as well as opportunistic feeders on small nestlings of other species.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th August 2018, 13:29
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Dave B Smith
First bird maybe a Streaked Saltator.

First bird maybe a Streaked Saltator.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th August 2018, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Dave B Smith
First bird looks like Variable Hawk for me....

First bird looks like Variable Hawk for me. Second one probably is also, either dark adult or maybe juvenile.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th August 2018, 19:56
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Dave B Smith
Agree with Dwatsonbirder.

Agree with Dwatsonbirder.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th August 2018, 19:47
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Dave B Smith
Sure looks like it to me.

Sure looks like it to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th August 2018, 14:24
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Dave B Smith
Looks like one of the Siskins

Looks like one of the Siskins
Forum: Ecuador including Galapagos Isles Monday 6th August 2018, 12:32
Replies: 24
Views: 357
Posted By Dave B Smith
I'll give another vote for Angel de la Paz. Like...

I'll give another vote for Angel de la Paz. Like others have said, depends on the day, we had it to ourselves.
Other options near Mindo include San Jorge Eco Lodge at Tandayapa - excellent for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th June 2018, 11:54
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Dave B Smith
Second bird is clearly Eastern Kingbird. The...

Second bird is clearly Eastern Kingbird. The first bird is not as clear. It has some aspects of Olive sided (white throat) but the vest is not as dark and doesn't have heavy streaking. The belly has...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th June 2018, 01:02
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Dave B Smith
I'd say the first is a Brown-crested Flycatcher...

I'd say the first is a Brown-crested Flycatcher from the "large headed" look, no flesh color on lower mandible (like the Great crested would have), the darker crown compared to the face, and a...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 27th May 2018, 21:23
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Dave B Smith
And another welcome to the BirdForum! I'm sure...

And another welcome to the BirdForum! I'm sure you'll find a lot of info here as well as help with any Identification questions that may come up. Glad to have you with us.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th May 2018, 16:40
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Dave B Smith
I think what you are seeing is not a black mark...

I think what you are seeing is not a black mark on the chest but a "brood pouch" (which is not normally seen). With the yellowish lower mandible and fairly short primary projection, looks good for an...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 26th April 2018, 16:26
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By Dave B Smith
Hello JRob, And from a fellow Floridian, another...

Hello JRob,
And from a fellow Floridian, another welcome to the Birdforum. Hope you enjoy it here.
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 23rd April 2018, 11:48
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Dave B Smith
Crub, To start, please see this link...

Crub,
To start, please see this link (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=36564)

For help with the identification of the bird, see if you can take a photo and post it on the Bird...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th April 2018, 15:46
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Dave B Smith
Thanks guys, Unfortunately it was the only photo...

Thanks guys,
Unfortunately it was the only photo I got.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th April 2018, 12:07
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Dave B Smith
Waterthrush - east Texas

I have just this one photo and am not sure if it can be identified from this view. The dappled sunlight doesn't help much either.

Anyway, I thought it could be Louisiana based on leg color and what...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th April 2018, 02:45
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Dave B Smith
Thanks for y'all's help,

Thanks for y'all's help,
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2018, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Dave B Smith
Empidonax in East Texas, US

Photos taken April 9, 2018 in High Island Texas. Bird was active (but silent |8(| ). My best guess is Acadian, but wouldn't bet a nickel.

Thanks for any help
Forum: Say Hello Monday 2nd April 2018, 11:19
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Dave B Smith
Drater, Welcome to the Birdforum. Glad to have...

Drater,
Welcome to the Birdforum. Glad to have you with us and I hope you enjoy it here.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st April 2018, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Dave B Smith
Niels, Looks good for Eastern Phoebe. Was he...

Niels,
Looks good for Eastern Phoebe. Was he bobbing his tail?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 31st March 2018, 22:47
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Dave B Smith
Swainson's. A light adult.

Swainson's. A light adult.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th March 2018, 22:54
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Dave B Smith
And the Yellow-rumped Warbler is an adult female.

And the Yellow-rumped Warbler is an adult female.
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 30th March 2018, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Dave B Smith
Pretty nice!

Pretty nice!
Forum: Nestboxes Friday 30th March 2018, 14:00
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Dave B Smith
This chart will give a good idea on size...

This chart will give a good idea on size requirements / entry hole dimensions for different species.http://www.birdwatching-bliss.com/bird-house-dimensions.html...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th March 2018, 13:24
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Dave B Smith
While color is not clear in photo I'd say from...

While color is not clear in photo I'd say from the white throat, dark chest band and white undertail coverts that it's a Bank Swallow.
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