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  1. SweetiePie22

    Spain/Portugal in early Sept

    August to September in Spain or Portugal can get very hot, so starting early will help you a lot. Your itinerary seems well-structured, especially with the Lynx hide booked, which sounds exciting. For bird watching places, Belchite and Ciudad Real are very good choices. You can see many steppe...
  2. SweetiePie22

    Hello from Seattle

    Welcome back to birding and photography! It's cool that you're getting back into it after dealing with health issues. Revisiting your cameras sounds like a good idea. The D850 could be a worthwhile upgrade with its features. Your new Minox binoculars seem like a nice addition without breaking...
  3. SweetiePie22

    Hermit x townsend hybrid right? very minor black streaking near wing shoulder. June, south washington

    Hybrid birds are many times smaller because they have mixed genetics from both parent species, resulting in intermediate size. If you want to judge the size of a bird from a picture, pay attention to its proportions or compare it with familiar objects close by. To guess bill length when hidden...
  4. SweetiePie22

    Hermit x townsend hybrid right? very minor black streaking near wing shoulder. June, south washington

    Yeah, I think it's a hybrid because it's smaller and has a short bill.
  5. SweetiePie22

    Hermit x townsend hybrid right? very minor black streaking near wing shoulder. June, south washington

    It's a cool find! Minor black streaking near the wing shoulder in June is typical, especially in southern Washington.
  6. SweetiePie22

    Southern California Owl Identification

    Yeah, based on the location it's likely a Western Screech Owl. They're pretty common around there and have that classic round face like in the pic.
  7. SweetiePie22

    Offsetting Expectations

    Wow you had an eventful week of birding! From Lochwinnoch to Musselburgh and Baron's Haugh, you covered a lot of ground and had some unexpected sightings. That moment with the spotted flycatcher sounded magical. Your reflections capture the essence of birding—it's about immersing yourself in the...
  8. SweetiePie22

    Is this a Starling with Trichomonosis?

    The symptoms you mentioned could be linked to Trichomonosis in birds. Disinfecting your bird table was a smart move.
  9. SweetiePie22

    What bird in Hawaii sounds like the Twitter notification?

    Yep, sounds like a myna bird mimicking the Twitter notification. They're known for imitating sounds they hear regularly. Check around your area to see if there are any myna birds hanging out nearby.
  10. SweetiePie22

    New Member

    Hi everyone! My name is Avery new member 💖🦜
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