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  1. jmepler

    Northern Cardinal

    Welcome to the forum. If you heard this bird in Cheshire it is unlikely that it was a Northern Cardinal. They are native to North America. There have been a few reported in Europe, but they are presumed to be escapees. Perhaps you are not allowing the Merlin app to access your location? This...
  2. jmepler

    Question from Pennsylvania, USA

    The bill is too heavy for a blackbird. It looks fine for Common Grackle, iridescence isn't always visible depending on the lighting.
  3. jmepler

    Best low- to mid-priced monocular

    Has she every used a monocular? I find them less satisfying to use. A friend has a Zeiss monocular, and while the view with it is excellent, I much prefer binoculars.
  4. jmepler

    Vireo Confusion in New Jersey, USA - 5/27/24

    Definitely a Warbling Vireo. Also, Philadelphia Vireo would be extremely unlikely in New Jersey at this time of the year.
  5. jmepler

    Song ID, Toronto, Ontario

    I am hearing the Yellow Warbler at 19 seconds, and 38 seconds. The only thing that I hear around 29 seconds is very faint, it may be an American Robin.
  6. jmepler

    Songbird Call - Tampa, FL, USA

    Carolina Wrens make a wide variety of calls, and seem to have some regional variation as well. The Cornell Guide to Bird Sounds master set for North America has 38 different sounds for them. Merlin recognize your recording as Carolina Wren for me. It isn't consistent, but when it does find a...
  7. jmepler

    Song ID, Toronto, Ontario

    The loudest call in your recording is a Yellow Warbler.
  8. jmepler

    Songbird Call - Tampa, FL, USA

    It sounds like a Carolina Wren to me.
  9. jmepler

    SW Florida USA - which swallow?

    Looks like a Barn Swallow to me.
  10. jmepler

    Toronto spring: if limited to public transport, how much can I expect bird-wise?

    Have you looked at Birding Pal? They have a fairly large presence in Ontario.
  11. jmepler

    For fun: Here's a wordle-inspired daily Bird image guessing game (birdiegame.net)

    birdie 🦢 #698: 🟩⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛ This was between two choices. Luckily I guessed correctly.
  12. jmepler

    Feathers identify

    Looks like a Northern Cardinal to me.
  13. jmepler

    For fun: Here's a wordle-inspired daily Bird image guessing game (birdiegame.net)

    birdie 🦢 #689: 🟥🟥🟥🟥🟥🟩 This was a tough one for me. Not an angle that I usually see of this bird.
  14. jmepler

    For fun: Here's a wordle-inspired daily Bird image guessing game (birdiegame.net)

    birdie 🦅 #684: 🟩⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛ My first time getting it on the initial guess.
  15. jmepler

    US--Tallahassee,FL-Jan-Unknown Feeder Warbler

    Both plumage and structure looks better for Nashville Warbler to me. I wouldn't discount it based solely on rarity.
  16. jmepler

    Stilt Sandpiper or Dunlin? tampa march 24

    My initially thought was Dunlin, but I believe that it is a Stilt Sandpiper. The birds legs are reflected in the water and they appear to be greenish, and too long for Dunlin.
  17. jmepler

    For fun: Here's a wordle-inspired daily Bird image guessing game (birdiegame.net)

    birdie 🦆 #677: 🟥🟩⬛⬛⬛⬛ Same for me.
  18. jmepler

    For fun: Here's a wordle-inspired daily Bird image guessing game (birdiegame.net)

    I think yesterday's was Golden-cheeked Warbler. birdie 🦃 #672: 🟥🟩⬛⬛⬛⬛ https://birdiegame.net/
  19. jmepler

    Central North Carolina, USA - Mystery Bird Calling at Night

    I get a bit of a Tundra Swan feel, but I certainly can't say for sure.
  20. jmepler

    Can you help me identify this bird call 1?

    I uploaded your file to Birdnet, but it was unable to come up with anything reasonable. The top choices were Baltimore Oriole and Eurasian Bullfinch, neither of which is likely.
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