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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 01:12
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Agreed. Redstart & Parula.

Agreed. Redstart & Parula.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 15:42
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Same here: Eurasian. Red Collared is an itty...

Same here: Eurasian.

Red Collared is an itty bitty bird.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 22nd October 2020, 00:04
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Apparently so. FWIW, I still keep my ABA list...

Apparently so.

FWIW, I still keep my ABA list as excluding Hawaii, so I didn't really pay that much attention to those additions until now.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 21st October 2020, 23:40
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Also interesting is that both Brotogeris...

Also interesting is that both Brotogeris parakeets are back on the ABA list and that Indian Peafowl in Florida and Rose-ringed Parakeet in LA are added. Looks like I just picked up a couple of...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 18th October 2020, 22:57
Replies: 64
Views: 16,745
Posted By Jeff hopkins
And in the eastern US, they're common in fallow...

And in the eastern US, they're common in fallow farm fields during breeding season.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 16th October 2020, 01:42
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Agree with Blackpoll.

Agree with Blackpoll.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 16th October 2020, 01:40
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Jeff hopkins
The belly markings look a little weak, but other...

The belly markings look a little weak, but other than that, I don't see anything that doesn't say Red-tail.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 16th October 2020, 01:30
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Agree with red-shouldered

Agree with red-shouldered
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th October 2020, 18:47
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Jeff hopkins
To dry its wings so the football doesn't slip out...

To dry its wings so the football doesn't slip out of them? 8-P
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 18:13
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Jeff hopkins
IMO, clearly not the same bird. Two things jump...

IMO, clearly not the same bird. Two things jump out to me are the white edging on the lower bird that is not present on the upper bird, and the width of the breastbone (as well as the leg color...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th October 2020, 03:05
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Jeff hopkins
It's a male. Too much residual red for a female.

It's a male. Too much residual red for a female.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 20:44
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Agree with The Bird Nuts.

Agree with The Bird Nuts.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 6th October 2020, 20:17
Replies: 4,242
Views: 767,598
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Nice to see some people adding to their lists. ...

Nice to see some people adding to their lists.

The only non-ABA rarity that showed up in the northeastern US were birds I'd already seen (Wood Sand and YG Vireo in NJ). And I'm not heading...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 6th October 2020, 19:35
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By Jeff hopkins
I had a similar experience a couple years ago. I...

I had a similar experience a couple years ago. I went to Peru with my laptop as I always do. One evening it wouldn't start up, probably due to the cold and damp. I freaked, because I hadn't backed...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 29th September 2020, 21:31
Replies: 65
Views: 1,239
Posted By Jeff hopkins
As I understand it, the European "discoverers"...

As I understand it, the European "discoverers" thought it was a river and named it as such, but in fact it was the entry to Guanabara Bay.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 29th September 2020, 19:38
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Nice article. I like motmots. I still need to...

Nice article.

I like motmots. I still need to see 4 of them (mostly ones in Mexico and Northern C.A., plus rufous-capped).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th September 2020, 19:27
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Agree with BT Grey warbler for #1 and Blue-grey...

Agree with BT Grey warbler for #1 and Blue-grey Gnatcatcher for #4.

I get a Black-tailed Gnatcatcher feel for #5 rather than Blue-grey.

The best I can do on #3 is empid sp. I don't know the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 26th September 2020, 23:34
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Also, the color balance in the first pic is...

Also, the color balance in the first pic is tilted towards yellow, which is making the throat look brighter than it does in the second pic. The second pic is more natural color, and that one's...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 24th September 2020, 02:05
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Jeff hopkins
That goes back to Opisska's comment. Learn the...

That goes back to Opisska's comment. Learn the common calls. That way you'll recognize when something is different.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 00:58
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Jeff hopkins
I found when I was learning that even if I was...

I found when I was learning that even if I was pretty sure of what I was hearing, I would make an effort to see the bird because it helped link the abstract sound with the non-abstract visual...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 20:24
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Scruffy Gull. That's all I've got.

Scruffy Gull.

That's all I've got.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 20:22
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Jeff hopkins
I agree with Least rather than "Traill's" and...

I agree with Least rather than "Traill's" and Pewee.
Forum: Ontario Monday 21st September 2020, 20:20
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Welcome. Definitely a Grey Catbird. It may be...

Welcome.

Definitely a Grey Catbird. It may be an adult with some sort of feather damage, but I'm not 100% sure of that.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st September 2020, 20:13
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Jeff hopkins
Thirded.

Thirded.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st September 2020, 14:26
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Jeff hopkins
I suspect there are many who've seen Cozumel...

I suspect there are many who've seen Cozumel Thrasher since that was only assumed to be extinct in the last few years.

WRT to Iquitos Gnatcatcher, if that does go extinct, I'll be added to the list...
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