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  1. Jeff Hopkins

    Michigan Thrush

    Veery.
  2. Jeff Hopkins

    jay ID woodhouse vs mexican in Portal, AZ

    Agree with the others...Mexican
  3. Jeff Hopkins

    Yellowlegs, southwest ohio.

    The size of the bill is telling. The short bill that is about the same as the depth of the head make this a Lesser. A greater has a much longer, often slightly upturned bill.
  4. Jeff Hopkins

    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    Giant Kingbird near Trinidad, Cuba, on Wednesday. Got 33 lifers on the trip.
  5. Jeff Hopkins

    Identify red bird among the branches in Michigan, USA

    Cardinal. Tanagers haven't returned to the northern US yet.
  6. Jeff Hopkins

    Sacramento, California: One Wading Bird, One Passerine

    Whichever way the curve is, it looks long. So Greater for me.
  7. Jeff Hopkins

    Help required three warbler from Eilat

    My conclusion, too.
  8. Jeff Hopkins

    Rock Wren (Sedona, AZ, USA, March 22, 2022)

    Another for Rock Wren.
  9. Jeff Hopkins

    Waders on the salt pans east of Bangkok - Yesterday afternoon

    My first impression was White-faced Plover. They definitely occur at the Laem Pak Bia sand spit.
  10. Jeff Hopkins

    Which Grebe? Lehigh County, PA, USA

    We had a small fallout of waterfowl this morning in Lehigh County, PA. There was a small flock of Horned Grebes (which is the expected species), but one grebe stayed by itself. I didn't get great pics, but it just looks "different". I see some black below the eye, I don't really see rufous on...
  11. Jeff Hopkins

    How to pronounce Bewicks (Swan) in English

    We have the Bewick's Wren in North America. I was told it rhymes with the car (Buick).
  12. Jeff Hopkins

    How to pronounce Whooper (Swan)

    That's how I pronounce it. I have to admit that since I've never seen one in this country, I hadn't ever found the occasion to pronounce Whooper Swan. But I think I'd probably pronounce it with a W and not an H.
  13. Jeff Hopkins

    What bird is this?

    Red-winged Blackbird.
  14. Jeff Hopkins

    Aruba bird ID's

    Agreed.
  15. Jeff Hopkins

    What type of Warbler is this??

    Pine Warbler.
  16. Jeff Hopkins

    Common or Barrow's Goldeneye? California, USA.

    Common. No yellow at all on the bill.
  17. Jeff Hopkins

    Looks like we’ve all been stringing….

    Considering that I missed it when I was there, they were for me. :p
  18. Jeff Hopkins

    Pelican, Salinas, Ecuador Feb 2022

    Interesting. When I was there in January we saw lots of Peruvians and only a few Browns.
  19. Jeff Hopkins

    SW Florida USA - waders & Merlin(?)

    With that big head? Coop for me, too.
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