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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 21:29
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By HelenB
Thanks, Fritz! That's what it looks like when I...

Thanks, Fritz! That's what it looks like when I check the Opus page on Birdforum. I just didn't know where to start looking!!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 20:53
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By HelenB
Finch? - Parintins, Brazil

Have been working through photos from a cruise up the Amazon River in 2008 and came across this bird which I never identified when I wrote up my trip lists. It was seen in the cemetery of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th June 2020, 20:41
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By HelenB
My best guess would be Common Gull, going into...

My best guess would be Common Gull, going into its 3rd year.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th June 2020, 19:18
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By HelenB
Thanks Andy! Had not thought of that possibility!

Thanks Andy! Had not thought of that possibility!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th June 2020, 17:14
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By HelenB
Small white bird - Amazon River

Going through old photos, while we are sequestered at home, I found a photo of this small black and white bird which I never identified.

It was taken in March 2008, at Santarem on the south bank of...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 4th June 2020, 17:27
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By HelenB
Although there is no official Ospreywatch this...

Although there is no official Ospreywatch this year, it has just been announced, on their Facebook page, that the 2020 Bassenthwiate Ospreys, appear to be feeding young! They will be able to tell us...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 25th March 2020, 14:08
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By HelenB
Bassenthwaite Ospreywatch for 2020 cancelled

The Ospreywatch team have just announced that this year’s Ospreywatch in Cumbria, is cancelled due to coronavirus, and all the facilities and viewpoints are closed. They will keep the website and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 21:48
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By HelenB
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 20:27
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By HelenB
Sparrow - Central Texas

Having trouble with this sparrow ID. Could it be a Lincoln's? Photo taken in our garden, but we are surrounded by ranch land in the country.

Thanks for any help!

HelenB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 03:04
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By HelenB
Thanks, everyone. I guess this one will remain a...

Thanks, everyone. I guess this one will remain a “flycatcher”!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By HelenB
Guanacaste region of Costa Rica

On a trip to northern Costa Rica with a NatGeo expedition in early December, I got a photo of this bird, with the white wing bars, but cannot find anything like it in my field guide! We were on a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By HelenB
That was quick! Thanks, Lou!

That was quick! Thanks, Lou!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th November 2019, 21:18
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By HelenB
Shorebird, Galapagos Islands

In early October this year, I visited the Galapagos Islands. On Santa Cruz Island, while visiting the giant tortoise sanctuary, I saw this shorebird which has me puzzled. It was close to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th September 2019, 22:31
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By HelenB
Thanks, everyone.

Thanks, everyone.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 16:59
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By HelenB
Thanks, Andy. I had not thought of Yellowish, but...

Thanks, Andy. I had not thought of Yellowish, but now I’ve checked the field guide, that is definitely a possibility!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 02:37
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By HelenB
Thanks, JWN.

Thanks, JWN.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 21:33
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By HelenB
Flycatchers - Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Early April this year, on the western edge of Corcovado National Park.

I think the first one is Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, but the second one has no wing bars and a different shaped bill. The...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 2nd September 2019, 20:05
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By HelenB
Hi again, Matko. All the bird photos were taken...

Hi again, Matko.

All the bird photos were taken using the SCENE setting for birdwatching. Once you choose that setting, it stays on it until you change it.

Landscape views were taken on auto mode,...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 2nd September 2019, 15:20
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By HelenB
Hi Matko, I'll have a look at the exif data for...

Hi Matko,

I'll have a look at the exif data for my photographs and get back to you later today! Welcome to Birdforum!

HelenB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd August 2019, 04:23
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By HelenB
Another vote for Social Flycatcher!

Another vote for Social Flycatcher!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th June 2019, 16:27
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By HelenB
Thanks, arcadillor & Nutcracker for your help.

Thanks, arcadillor & Nutcracker for your help.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th June 2019, 03:27
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By HelenB
Juvenile woodpecker - Costa Rica

Early April - Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, on the Pacific Coast.

Got this shot of a very dark juvenile woodpecker. Can't find any photos of juveniles of any of the Costa Rican woodpecker...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th April 2019, 03:02
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By HelenB
Thanks for your comments. I’m waiting on word...

Thanks for your comments. I’m waiting on word from the guide we had on our trip, as he wasn't with us that day, but I think it is a good idea to go with Sporophila sp when I upload my list to eBird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th April 2019, 22:42
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By HelenB
Thank you for your reply - I didn't get a...

Thank you for your reply - I didn't get a notification from BirdForum about your reply, or I would have thanked you sooner. We only have one photo of this species in BirdForum and it's the male!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th April 2019, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By HelenB
Thank you Rafael. I had not received a...

Thank you Rafael. I had not received a notification from BF about the latest reply to my first posting!
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