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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th May 2020, 06:28
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By vbnut
Thanks for the help everyone.

Thanks for the help everyone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd May 2020, 06:45
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By vbnut
Southern California "Duck" identification help needed

I took all these photos at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach, California on 2018-04-20.

I assume the first is a Scaup, but I'm not sure if its a Greater or a Lesser.

The last two...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 1st November 2019, 03:44
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By vbnut
Thanks for the help guys.

Thanks for the help guys.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th October 2019, 22:58
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By vbnut
Yosemite National Park Steller's Jay?

I saw this bird in the middle of the afternoon on April 13, 2018 at the top of Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park in California. My initial guess was that is a Steller's Jay, but breast seems to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th October 2019, 22:34
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By vbnut
Thanks for the help everyone :)

Thanks for the help everyone :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th October 2019, 08:22
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By vbnut
Need help with a couple Northern California birds

I need help identifying a couple birds that I saw on the morning of 2018-03-04 at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California.

The first is some kind of duck that I don't think I've seen before. It...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th January 2019, 06:31
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By vbnut
Thanks everyone. I'm glad I asked, especially...

Thanks everyone. I'm glad I asked, especially since I was on the wrong track.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th January 2019, 07:19
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By vbnut
Loon from central California?

I saw this bird in the middle of the afternoon on 2017-11-22 at Moss Landing Harbor (15 miles North of Monterey, California). It was sitting on the sand and I suspect it was injured. I'm guessing...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th May 2018, 06:23
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By vbnut
Northern California duck/goose ID help needed

I've occasionally seen birds similar to this before, but I'm not sure what they are. Maybe some kind of mutant or hybrid, or an escaped domesticated bird?

I saw this particular one at the duck pond...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th January 2018, 06:02
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By vbnut
Thanks for the help everyone.

Thanks for the help everyone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th January 2018, 08:29
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By vbnut
Southern Calfornia Flycatcher?

I saw this bird early in the morning in late April 2017 at San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary. I'm guessing its some kind of Flycatcher, maybe an Ash-throated?

I'd be grateful for help identifying it.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 25th December 2017, 21:18
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By vbnut
Thanks folks

Thanks folks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd December 2017, 21:57
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By vbnut
A couple Southern California (Bolsa Chica) birds

I saw the bird in the first two images early in the morning at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve on 2017-04-21. The colors make me think its Common Merganser, but the head feathers lead me to wonder if...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th October 2017, 06:48
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By vbnut
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th October 2017, 07:01
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By vbnut
Need for Northern California wren?

I took this photo shortly before sunset on 2017 April 14. I'm guessing its some kind of wren, but I'm not sure. Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th July 2017, 05:55
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By vbnut
Help identifying N. California Sparrow?

I took this photo on a morning walk at Palo Alto Baylands park in Palo Alto, CA on the 9th of April, 2017. I'm assuming its some variety of Sparrow, but I'm not sure. Can some help me identify...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 30th May 2017, 04:51
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By vbnut
Thanks folks. @rjk, For my edification, would...

Thanks folks.

@rjk, For my edification, would you mind describing how you know its a Golden-crowned without being able to see the golden crown?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 28th May 2017, 03:23
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By vbnut
Sparrow and Duck/Goose, Northern California, US

I saw these two birds on the morning of 2017-01-02 at at Palo Alto Baylands Park in Palo Alto California. I assume the first is some kind of sparrow, but as usual I'm having difficulty narrowing...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd October 2016, 04:38
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By vbnut
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th October 2016, 05:53
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By vbnut
Need help with one more Southern California bird

I took this photo at Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve in Huntington Beach, California in the morning of August 29th, 2016.

I assume it some kind of sparrow, maybe a golden-crowned. I often struggle...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th October 2016, 05:47
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By vbnut
Thanks for the help everyone.

Thanks for the help everyone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th October 2016, 02:37
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By vbnut
Need help with southern California bird ids

I took all these photos at Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve in Huntington Beach, California in the morning of August 29th, 2016.

I assume the first is some kind of Plover, but I'm not sure which...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd August 2016, 05:19
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By vbnut
Thanks everyone. The Yellow-breasted Chat is...

Thanks everyone. The Yellow-breasted Chat is (AFAIK) as first for me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st August 2016, 00:25
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By vbnut
Southern California Bird ID confirmation?

I saw these two birds at San Joaquin Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary in Irvine, California in the morning of June 16th.

My guess is that the first is a Western Meadowlark, and that the second is a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 7th July 2016, 06:18
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By vbnut
Thanks you guys.

Thanks you guys.
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