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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th October 2019, 16:12
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Speaking of Killdeer

I was sent a pic of a Killdeer on nest on top of a commercial building that has a gravel roof. Being Killdeer prefer nesting in gravel it seems natural they would build a nest on a roof top. I've...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th October 2019, 01:38
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Thanks I believe you nailed it. I have eastern...

Thanks
I believe you nailed it. I have eastern phoebes here each year but his description of the breast color was a little odd but we couldn't see that.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th October 2019, 23:52
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Bird id please

Location central Texas.
Please excuse the pic taken through a window and the bird wouldn't stay facing the camera so the photographer just did his best. Date - 10-11-19
The pic was sent to me and for...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 15:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,707
Posted By SeniorCitizen
I can say with certainty crows don't wash their...

I can say with certainty crows don't wash their food in the melon patch nor in the peanut field.:C
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 15:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By SeniorCitizen
This brings back memories as a kid on the farm...

This brings back memories as a kid on the farm sleeping with windows open on a hot summer night and listening to the Mocking bird sing his tunes while perched high on his favorite perch, the windmill.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 15:22
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By SeniorCitizen
If the eggs are still being incubated that's a...

If the eggs are still being incubated that's a good sign. Be patient.:t:
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 21st July 2019, 23:42
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By SeniorCitizen
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Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 21st July 2019, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Excellent guess. IIR that pic was taken on a...

Excellent guess.

IIR that pic was taken on a summer day when the outdoor ambient was about 107F ( 41.7 C ) and not enough wind for a kite to fly the way they love to fly.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 21st July 2019, 23:02
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Mississippi Kite

Do you know the purpose of this Mississippi Kites wings being in this position while perched? Original question expired and UN-answered. Question too difficult? |:D|
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 19th July 2019, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Thanks Niels Being the color change takes until...

Thanks Niels
Being the color change takes until in the second year to complete that can be confusing.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 19th July 2019, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Being on the Tanager subject, I now question if...

Being on the Tanager subject, I now question if my ID of this bird pictured is a young male Western Tanager rather than a young male Eastern Tanager as previously thought. Pics taken here at the...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 19th July 2019, 14:37
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Thanks Jeff, :t:I'll relay this info. to the...

Thanks Jeff, :t:I'll relay this info. to the folks in NM on vacation.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 19th July 2019, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By SeniorCitizen
I D please

Located in northern New Mexico U.S.A. in a pine tree.

I'm seeing in the Finch family but further help would be appreciated.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th May 2018, 22:20
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By SeniorCitizen
A very different color in different stages of...

A very different color in different stages of early life.

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3712497#post3712497
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 1st May 2018, 14:13
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Bird ID Please

thank you
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th April 2018, 18:29
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Beautiful bird and thanks for the vid.

Beautiful bird and thanks for the vid.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th April 2018, 18:26
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Yes, we are certainly blessed with them this year...

Yes, we are certainly blessed with them this year and they seem to be here by the dozens, possibly hundreds. The last we've enjoyed them was the winter of 04-05 when there was approx. a dozen and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th April 2018, 18:15
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Cedar Waxwings

Waxwings are so numerous I'm having to re-fill their terracotta water saucer 3-4 times / day even when the cardinals don't bathe and splash most of the water out.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 14th February 2018, 00:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By SeniorCitizen
It seems as if I'm the only one that knows the...

It seems as if I'm the only one that knows the answer to this question.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 13th February 2018, 21:36
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By SeniorCitizen
The red belly is awkward attempting to perch on...

The red belly is awkward attempting to perch on the saucer for water and must use his tail for balance, but the northern flicker, although somewhat awkward, can perch on the water saucer edge just...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 26th December 2017, 21:13
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Birds Need Water in Cold Weather Too

There were so many Bluebirds ( several dozen ) I set a second saucer out. The saucers were nearly empty by the time the water would freeze so another round of warm water on the house.B (:

Ever see a...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 17th December 2017, 15:50
Replies: 15
Views: 4,591
Posted By SeniorCitizen
The technique was on a Weather Channel program -"...

The technique was on a Weather Channel program -" So You Think You Would Survive " - linked is the beginning but it looks as if one must possibly subscribe to see the full segment.

As I recall it...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 16th December 2017, 12:07
Replies: 15
Views: 4,591
Posted By SeniorCitizen
My theory is to think of it as the quicksand...

My theory is to think of it as the quicksand predicament sometimes humans get themselves into resulting in both feet stuck. If they attempt walking out it only worsens the problem, although there is...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 16th December 2017, 07:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By SeniorCitizen
Mississippi Kite

Do you know the purpose of this Mississippi Kites wings being in this position while perched? Most any older farm kid may know.
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 16th December 2017, 01:21
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By SeniorCitizen
A BIL is in the Olney vicinity occasionally and...

A BIL is in the Olney vicinity occasionally and tells me he has seen the Pileated in that area.

Thanks to Wikipedia for supplying the map.
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