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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th August 2011, 19:58
Replies: 3
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Posted By adampaul
Awesome, thanks Rockfowl!

Awesome, thanks Rockfowl!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th August 2011, 17:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By adampaul
Small brown birds in Bandhavgarn NP, India, March 2011

Hi folks,

I saw the attached birds in early March of this year at Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India - looking through Grimmett & Inskipp, I am coming up blank, but with so many...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th August 2011, 16:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,713
Posted By adampaul
Thank you all for the help! So I take it then,...

Thank you all for the help!

So I take it then, that none of the vultures in these photos are Long-billed? Just want to keep my records straight.

Thanks,
Adam
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 25th August 2011, 23:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,713
Posted By adampaul
Vultures in Bandhavgarh NP, India

Hi folks,

I saw the vultures in the attached photos in early March of this year in Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. The Red-headed Vulture & Egyptian Vulture I have ID'ed easily...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th May 2008, 22:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By adampaul
To everything, Tern Tern Tern (Southern Chile)

Hi again,

This will be the last ID post from my recent trip to Chile & Argentina - thanks to all who have helped out so far!

Due to the relatively large solid orange bills, plain underwings &...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th May 2008, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By adampaul
Albatrosses in the Straits of Magellan (Chile)

Hi folks,

I took the following Albatross photos on a boat ride from Punta Arenas, Chile to Isla Magdalena in the Straits of Magellan in mid-March.

My best ID thus far is that they're Black-browed...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th May 2008, 06:02
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By adampaul
Which Giant Petrel (Southern Chile)?

hihi,

Any ideas which (Southern or Northern) Giant Petrel these photos are of? They were taken in mid-March in the Straits of Magellan, and both are of the same individual.

The photos in Couvre...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th May 2008, 05:47
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By adampaul
Skuas in the Straits of Magellan (Chile)

Hi folks,

Any thoughts as to which Skua(s) these photos are of? Looking at range maps, it seem most likely that they're either Brown or Chilean Skuas, as Couvre & Vidal don't show South Polar Skuas...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th May 2008, 03:34
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By adampaul
Steamer-Ducks in southern Chile - which?

Hi folks,

I saw the following two sets of Steamer-Ducks in southern Chile in mid-March.

1) Flying Steamer-Ducks? Seen on Rio Serrano, a fresh-water river several hours' drive inland from the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th April 2008, 23:18
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By adampaul
Dodgy brown bird photos (Buenos Aires)

Hi gang,

Any thoughts on these two? Both from Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, Buenos Aires, on 3 April.

The first looks perhaps Seedeater'y, I imagine the second may well be a House Wren, as the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th April 2008, 23:09
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By adampaul
Thanks, Fritz, especially for #5 :)

Thanks, Fritz, especially for #5 :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th April 2008, 23:28
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By adampaul
Buenos Aires finch-like birds

Hi folks,

I saw the attached birds on 3 April at Costanera Sur reserve in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They look finchy (perhaps 100% finchy!), but I'm not sure of the species. Yellow-Finch looked the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th April 2008, 17:53
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By adampaul
Thanks, Mark & Fritz!

Thanks, Mark & Fritz!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th April 2008, 14:33
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By adampaul
Coots in El Calafate, Argentina

Hi folks,

So from the attached photos, I think I managed to see all 3 species of Patagonian coot from one place - can anyone confirm or deny?

Photos were taken on 17 March at Nimez Lagoon, El...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th April 2008, 14:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By adampaul
Thanks, Harold! I have both of the other books...

Thanks, Harold!

I have both of the other books you mention, and agree that they are /much/ better, however there isn't a whole lot of overlap from what I've seen so far. Neverminding that Narosky...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th April 2008, 14:42
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By adampaul
Thanks, rockfowl & illapa!

Thanks, rockfowl & illapa!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 20:30
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By adampaul
It'd be nice to see the bill, but it looks like a...

It'd be nice to see the bill, but it looks like a ringer for a Red Shoveler (Anas platalea), which as it happens I just saw recently in Patagonia.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 20:28
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By adampaul
Argetina & Chile icterids

Hi again,

What do you make of the attached black birds?

1) Torres del Paine, Chile on 22 March - looking at range maps, I guess it must be an Austral Blackbird
2 & 3 (same individual)) Costanera...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 20:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By adampaul
Mockingbirds in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hi folks,

The following 5 mockingbirds were seen between 15 March & 3 April in eastern Buenos Aires' lovely park belt. The only guide I have for the area is Narosky, whose drawings I find pretty...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 17:05
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By adampaul
Thanks for the replies, Illapa & Rockfowl!

Thanks for the replies, Illapa & Rockfowl!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 16:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By adampaul
Thanks folks, and especially thanks to Rasmus for...

Thanks folks, and especially thanks to Rasmus for the details on why they are Gilded Hummingbirds. I assume this is the same bird as the Gilded Sapphire (Hylocharis chrysura) in Narosky?

Is there...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 03:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By adampaul
Buenos Aires and Colonia Hummingbirds

Hi again,

Any ideas on the ID of these hummingbirds? I didn't get a very good look at them, alas, and didn't see many overall.

#1: April 1st in Colonia, Uruguay
#2: April 2nd at the Botanical...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 02:17
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By adampaul
Buenos Aires Pigeons/Doves

I know, possibly not the most exciting group, however, I'd appreciate any help with the attached Pigeons/Doves. All were taken over the past 3 weeks in Buenos Aires, Argentina (exact location...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 01:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By adampaul
Thanks much for the replies, folks! Kind...

Thanks much for the replies, folks!

Kind regards,
_Adam_
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th April 2008, 01:44
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By adampaul
Thanks, Mark & Rasmus! If it helps, and...

Thanks, Mark & Rasmus!

If it helps, and acknowledging the dangers of trying to judge size, #s 3/4 seemed small to me, while #5 seemed about the size of a small'ish mockingbird. 3/4 was active and...
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