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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th March 2017, 18:25
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By MariettaBirder
They all look like Greater Blue Eared to me.

They all look like Greater Blue Eared to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th March 2017, 18:18
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By MariettaBirder
Some Caribbean Birds

Here are three birds I photographed on a recent Caribbean cruise. The first was seen in Balata Gardens on Martinique. I think it is a Green-throated Carib (Eulampis holosericeus), but it is hard to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th February 2016, 21:17
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By MariettaBirder
Thanks all for the help. The pink legs fooled me...

Thanks all for the help. The pink legs fooled me on the Grey Heron. Based on location I'm going with juvenile Streak-eared Bulbul for #3 and juvenile Golden-bellied Gerygone for #4. I'm listing #2 as...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th February 2016, 21:08
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By MariettaBirder
Thanks Andy & Andrew for confirming. There were...

Thanks Andy & Andrew for confirming. There were lots of Brown Boobies flying around the ship too, but this one stood out as being quite different.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th February 2016, 18:47
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By MariettaBirder
Booby of North Coast of Borneo

I'm pretty sure this is an Red-footed Booby (Sula sula), but the dark bill tip isn't characteristic of this species. I checked several bird guides for, but couldn't find any illustrations that...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd February 2016, 23:15
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By MariettaBirder
SE Asian Bird Identification

Photos #1 and #2 were both taken from a long distance on the Saigon River, Vietnam

#1 Based on the pink legs, I believe this is a Sarus Crane (Grus antigone), but there doesn’t appear to be any red...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th June 2015, 23:33
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By MariettaBirder
Thank you for the quick response. I was afraid...

Thank you for the quick response. I was afraid that was the case.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th June 2015, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By MariettaBirder
Murre ID, Newfoundland

Is the bird on the left a Thick-billed Murre or just a Common Murre hunched down?

Taken on 5/26/15 on Gull Island out of Bay Bulls, Newfoundland.

Thanks for any help.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th May 2015, 15:43
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By MariettaBirder
Wow that was quick. Thanks. I should have seen...

Wow that was quick. Thanks. I should have seen that.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th May 2015, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By MariettaBirder
Big Bend NP Shorebird

My son and I were in Big Bend National Park for 3 days. We saw lots of new birds, but a few were hard for us to ID. I would like to confirm or correct our ID of these flycatchers. We found that the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th May 2015, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By MariettaBirder
Big Bend NP Flycatcher Challenge

My son and I were in Big Bend National Park for 3 days. We saw lots of new birds, but a few were hard for us to ID. I would like to confirm or correct our ID of these flycatchers. We found that the...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 3rd July 2014, 23:57
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By MariettaBirder
Thanks for this link. It's just the info I was...

Thanks for this link. It's just the info I was looking for, and it looks like a relatively easy place to get to.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd July 2014, 22:28
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By MariettaBirder
That's a great photo.

That's a great photo.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 2nd July 2014, 22:24
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By MariettaBirder
Condors near Santa Barbara

We'll be in Santa Barbara, CA in late September and I understand that this is a good place to look for California Condors in the wild. Can someone give me some ideas about where we should go and what...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th March 2014, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By MariettaBirder
It was at Mitchell Park, Northwest of Sydney....

It was at Mitchell Park, Northwest of Sydney. Fortunately, Andrew Patrick from Zest for Birds, knew how to get there. I would have never found it.

And, thanks to all of you for your help on these...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 9th March 2014, 21:28
Replies: 0
Views: 798
Posted By MariettaBirder
Recommended Guide for Australia

We were in Sydney, Australia for a couple of days in February 2014. I had found a guide on the internet to take us birding in the area around Sydney.

Andrew Patrick at http://zestforbirds.com/

For...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th March 2014, 21:07
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By MariettaBirder
Verify ID of Birds in Sydney, Australia

We just returned from a cruise in the South Pacific that ended in Sydney, Australia. In Sydney we had a local birding guide for two day-trips. He was excellent; taking us to most of the good places...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 9th December 2013, 16:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,780
Posted By MariettaBirder
Field Guide to the Birds of French Polynesia

We will be in Tahiti for a couple of days in February and then on a cruise that stops at Bora Bora and Raiatea. I'm looking for a field guide to these islands. The only one I found was Field Guide to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th October 2013, 01:19
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By MariettaBirder
Thanks all. This is even better as it's a new...

Thanks all. This is even better as it's a new bird for me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th October 2013, 21:27
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By MariettaBirder
Wood Thrush, Marietta Georgia

I believe this is an immature Wood Thrush. It was sitting in the middle of our driveway and didn't move when I approached it, so I think it was stunned. It later flew off, but I got these photos of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd August 2013, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By MariettaBirder
Yes it's sad. When I was there in 1990 they were...

Yes it's sad. When I was there in 1990 they were everywhere.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 31st July 2013, 22:00
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By MariettaBirder
Is it an Indian Vulture, Calcutta, 1990

In digitizing my slides from my trip to India in October 1990, I found this photo of a vulture. It was taken in the Indian Botanical Gardens in Howrah.

Is it an Indian Vulture or some other...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th April 2013, 21:02
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By MariettaBirder
They are juvenile Anhingas

They are juvenile Anhingas
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 4th April 2013, 20:15
Replies: 23
Views: 2,893
Posted By MariettaBirder
A Bit of Clarification

Let me clarify what I mean by high-end. Perhaps I should have said higher-end. We'd like a room/cabin with 24-hour electricity (I have a CPAP that I use at night for sleep apnea); en suite bathroom...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd April 2013, 22:40
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By MariettaBirder
Agree that it's a Neotropical Cormorant

Agree that it's a Neotropical Cormorant
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