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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 03:29
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By rka
Agree with IDs for #1 and #2.

Agree with IDs for #1 and #2.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 03:28
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By rka
#6 looks similar to a female White-bearded...

#6 looks similar to a female White-bearded Manakin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 02:15
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By rka
My guess would be a Booted Eagle. The lower...

My guess would be a Booted Eagle. The lower wingtip in the pic looks a bit too rounded for an osprey. Also the wing shape (ratio of distance to Ďelbowí from body and wingtip) looks ok. Also lighter...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 00:02
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By rka
Thanks. Also confirmed the other bird is a...

Thanks.

Also confirmed the other bird is a Yellow-bellied Elaenia with worn feathers.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th October 2018, 00:01
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By rka
Seen YBE several times and this was smaller with...

Seen YBE several times and this was smaller with a different crest shape. I got some feedback that it is likely a Norther Scrub Flycatcher.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th October 2018, 23:49
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By rka
Hard to say, but if an osprey would have expected...

Hard to say, but if an osprey would have expected lighter under-wing colouring with some reflection from the sun at that angle.

Also not sure of juveniles, but adults have greyish legs. The wing...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th October 2018, 21:56
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By rka
Flycatcher ID - Trinidad

Captured in lowland agricultural land in Kernaham Village, Trinidad.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th October 2018, 20:05
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By rka
Elaenia and Hummer ID - Trinidad

Found these two birds in the trees on the outskirts of the Caroni Ricefields.

I believe they may be Lesser Elaenia and White-tailed Goldenthroat respectively.

The other candidate for the elaenia is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th October 2018, 22:30
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By rka
Agree. Very much like the Streaked in my neck of...

Agree. Very much like the Streaked in my neck of the woods.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th October 2018, 00:42
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By rka
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th October 2018, 00:35
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By rka
Could well be hepatic. Similar to this one I...

Could well be hepatic. Similar to this one I snapped previously.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th October 2018, 16:51
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By rka
Agree 4 looks like an Elaenia. Also 3 could be a...

Agree 4 looks like an Elaenia. Also 3 could be a Cuckoo.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th October 2018, 00:54
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
Bill Clark who provides input to the Raptor Field...

Bill Clark who provides input to the Raptor Field Guide for Mexico and Central America indicated the bird is a juvenile Grey-headed Kite dark morph. See his response below:

On 4 Oct 2018, at 8:12...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th October 2018, 23:24
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By rka
Thanks. Makes sense.

Thanks. Makes sense.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th October 2018, 13:50
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
Just to explain why Iím confident of the iris...

Just to explain why Iím confident of the iris colour:

1. The two pics show the iris both with the head in good light (pic1) and then the head turned to a shadier area(pic2).
2. Equipment wise, used...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th October 2018, 13:05
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
Iíll forward to Bill from Raptours to take a look.

Iíll forward to Bill from Raptours to take a look.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th October 2018, 13:03
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
fyi - Iris colour was Yellow.

fyi - Iris colour was Yellow.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th October 2018, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By rka
Different looking Whimbrels in Trinidad - Same subspecies?

Within the last 3 weeks snapped these 2 whimbrels at different coastal locations in Trinidad (5 miles apart - Orange Valley and Temple by Sea areas).

The first was heavier set, had longer bill and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th October 2018, 12:46
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
I put this together a couple days ago.

I put this together a couple days ago.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 11:20
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
From what I have seen in the local guide and a...

From what I have seen in the local guide and a few pics, the tail feather banding pattern better matched HbK but as you mentioned the facial pattern much closer to GhK.

At this point Iím not sure...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 17:45
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
Thanks. A local birder has suggested it could be...

Thanks. A local birder has suggested it could be a Juvenile Grey-headed kite. Took a look at a few pics and thatís a pretty close match.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 16:46
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
Thanks, I suspected it was hook-billed but...

Thanks, I suspected it was hook-billed but couldnít find a picture for comparison with similar colouration. Here is another pic showing a bit of the tail.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 15:58
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By rka
Raptor for ID - Trinidad - Mangrove Swamp

Checked the guides and couldnít find an easy match. Bill is interesting - very hooked. The bird seemed smaller that a Common Black Hawk and was gliding from branch to branch under the mangrove...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th September 2018, 01:47
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By rka
Plover ID in Trinidad

Semipalmated or Common Ringed Plover?

The other is a Collared.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th September 2018, 14:21
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By rka
Ah, yes. Many thanks for the artwork.

Ah, yes. Many thanks for the artwork.
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