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    Raptor ID Requested | Essex, England

    Spotted in a garden in Chelmsford a week or so ago (Essex, England). I am leaning female sparrowhawk but wanted to check if it wasn’t anything else? Apologies for the blurry quality
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    SPARROW ID REQUESTED | Bridgehampton NY

    Thank you very much for taking the time for explaining, it really helps learning how to ID these species in the future in the field :)
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    SPARROW ID REQUESTED | Bridgehampton NY

    Thank you, how strong is “think” haha and what would make you hesitate?
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    PLOVER ID REQUESTED | BRIDGEHAMPTON NY USA

    I think I saw an American Golden Plover among a larger group of 10-15 Grey/Black-bellied Plovers. I sadly did not have my DSLR with me and took iPhone/Binocular pictures. There was a noticeable gold/brown wash on this individual compared to the grey of the grey plovers (all were in...
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    SEAGULL ID REQUESTED | BRIDGEHAMPTON NY USA

    Spotted among other seagulls on the beachside of Sagaponack pond on 27th September. Have included wider shot for scale of size. Suspect a Bonaparte’s Gull?
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    SPARROW ID REQUESTED | Bridgehampton NY

    Spotted this sparrow on morning of 27th of September. Thought it a Lincoln’s at first but wondered on whether it could be a Swamp or Song Sparrow? Spotted at Bridgehampton near some reeds very near water at Sagaponack Pond
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    RAPTOR ID REQUESTED - Italy

    Spotted a bird of prey today on top of an electricity pylon in Maremma/Southern Tuscany. Looks quite large which makes me think not a buzzard. Initial suspicions are Short-Toed Eagle. Have left in a picture zoomed out for scale. Thank you very much in advance
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    STORK ID REQUESTED: ITALY

    Seen two storks this morning circling above a hill in Maremma (southern Tuscany), inland by about 10km. I think they are Black Storks but wanted to confirm that I’m not confusing it with White Stork juvenile? Many thanks in advance!
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    HUMMINGBIRD ID REQUESTED - Sunset Park, Las Vegas

    Hi all - thank you all so very much for your time and help, super useful as always! Anna’s it is :)
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    HUMMINGBIRD ID REQUESTED - Sunset Park, Las Vegas

    Thanks both - I too am leaning with Black Chinned, altho. after I played with the contrast on these shots I’m again unsure - let me know what you think and thanks again
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    HUMMINGBIRD ID REQUESTED - Sunset Park, Las Vegas

    spotted this hummingbird in the dune area of sunset park this morning, in Las Vegas area of Nevada - thank you in advance for your help! Apologies for relatively poor quality: it was just a tad too far and the lighting was coming from the right so it wasn’t the best
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    Eastern Subalpine vs Moltoni’s Warbler

    Spotted today in thicket/trees in country fields near Capalbio, GR (Italy). Strongly suspect an Eastern Subalpine but having never seen a Moltoni’s I wanted to triple check! Many thanks
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    TROPICBIRD ID REQUESTED - SPOTTED 100NM SOUTH OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

    Thank you Stu, The Fern and Niels! I wonder therefore if you could possibly confirm that this red billed tropicbird we spotted a day later is really a red billed tropic bird? It flew lower and flapped more as I mentioned
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    TROPICBIRD ID REQUESTED - SPOTTED 100NM SOUTH OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

    Hi there, Tropicbird spotted high in sky OUT AT OPEN SEA HIGH IN THE SKY AND FLYING GRACEFULLY Seen only from below The flight pattern contrasted strongly with a confirmed Red Billed Tropicbird we saw a day later, which flew much lower and had many more wingbeats
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    Hummingbird ID Requested - Mexico/Guatemalan border

    Thanks for the fast reply! Merlin Photo ID indeed consistently suggests it across the various photos I put in, but wanted a human check as well :)
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    Hummingbird ID Requested - Mexico/Guatemalan border

    Hi all, Requesting ID for this hummingbird spotted on 12th May 2022 right near the border of Mexico and Guatemala in an area known as Lagos de Montebello. Spotted in conifers near a lake. Many thanks in advance
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    Sound Recording Idenification

    Thank you very much, I shall check it out! :)
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    Sound Recording Idenification

    Thank you but these were all recorded via Merlin and showed up with nothing :(
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    Sound Recording Idenification

    Please see here SOUND Recording ID Requested - Several different calls/birds/songs recorded
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    SOUND Recording ID Requested - Several different calls/birds/songs recorded

    These were all recorded around 10-12th May 2022 along the Mexican-Guatemalan border in an area known as Cinqos Lagos, mostly around Lake Tziscao which contains a mixture of mixed coniferous/deciduous forest, some human habitation (locals in cabins that host tourists such as myself), dirt...
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    Sound Recording Idenification

    Ahah thank you very much - there are a bunch, and will need some organising + editing to aid ease-of-ID. Will post in a new thread
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    Sound Recording Idenification

    Hi all, I've used this forum many times before for successful visual bird ID. I have some dozen recordings of different birds from the Mexico-Guatemala border, is this a good place to ask for identification of the birds/calls/songs in the recordings if I upload them? If not, where else could...
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