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Nov 22, 2013 21:29 |  #16

lhoy wrote in post #16456444 (external link)
When posting a request for ID please use the following and be as specific as possible:

Location Taken: State at a MINIMUM, county would be nice or a wildlife refuge, park, etc.


you know, most countries don't have states or counties.




  
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Nov 22, 2013 22:42 |  #17

I'm glad this thread got started, i'm pretty horrible at ID's it would seem. This one here has me real confused though...

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My buddy tells me it's some sort of hybrid Mallard.

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Nov 23, 2013 03:59 |  #18

Probably a hybrid or buff duck.

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Nov 23, 2013 06:04 |  #19

Re post 15: I think the second bird is the Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus). It is called Bem-te-vi in Brazil.


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Nov 23, 2013 10:39 |  #20

Narwhal wrote in post #16473873 (external link)
Re post 15: I think the second bird is the Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus). It is called Bem-te-vi in Brazil.

Cool, thanks! Looks like you're right. Anyone have any thoughts on the other two?


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Nov 23, 2013 15:00 |  #21

Narwhal wrote in post #16473873 (external link)
Re post 15: I think the second bird is the Great Kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus). It is called Bem-te-vi in Brazil.

Actually this one looks more like a Social Flycatcher than a Great Kiskadee. It has a more delicate look and a lower, rounder crown.

The one above it is a Gray-necked Wood-Rail I think. I don't have any books with me right now to check.

The other is one of the myiarchus flycatchers and looking at the pic makes me think Brown-crested Flycatcher but there are several species in the tropics so I'll just just leave it at that.

I'll get a book when I get home and check to be sure.


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Nov 24, 2013 08:42 |  #22

chubri777 wrote in post #16474719 (external link)
Actually this one looks more like a Social Flycatcher than a Great Kiskadee. It has a more delicate look and a lower, rounder crown.

The one above it is a Gray-necked Wood-Rail I think. I don't have any books with me right now to check.

The other is one of the myiarchus flycatchers and looking at the pic makes me think Brown-crested Flycatcher but there are several species in the tropics so I'll just just leave it at that.

I'll get a book when I get home and check to be sure.

Cool, thanks! I appreciate it


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Nov 24, 2013 18:45 as a reply to  @ sjs5g9's post |  #23

I'm just trying to confirm the ID on this Warbler...my thoughts are it's a Pine Warbler (I'm saying Pine Warbler because of the yellow feet).

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Nov 24, 2013 23:01 |  #24

Yep, a first-year male Pine Warbler.


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Nov 25, 2013 09:27 as a reply to  @ lhoy's post |  #25

Who am I? I am way smaller than a Willet. I feel like everybody can step on me, but I am very energetic and fast with a touch of cuteness. Taken in Florida at Fort De Soto. Taken on November 24, 2013. Thanks!

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Nov 25, 2013 16:16 |  #26

Great shot of a Semipalmated Sandpiper in basic (winter) plumage. In your photo, you can ACTUALLY see the semipalmation between the toes!! Nice!


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Nov 25, 2013 18:01 |  #27

What a great idea for a thread, Lee!


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Nov 25, 2013 19:18 |  #28

lhoy wrote in post #16479520 (external link)
Great shot of a Semipalmated Sandpiper in basic (winter) plumage. In your photo, you can ACTUALLY see the semipalmation between the toes!! Nice!

Thanks!


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Nov 25, 2013 19:48 |  #29

OK I'll play. This one has been bugging me. The swan on the right says Trumpeter to me based on the beak shape. But what about the one on the left. I see field marks that are both Tundra and Trumpeter. How would you ID it and why?

Oh yes, This picture is to play the ID game. It certainly not for Nat Geo.

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Dec 09, 2013 08:24 as a reply to  @ Greg_8's post |  #30

I need help IDing this shore bird it was taken in sarasota FL this passed weekend, I am leaning towards lesser yellowleg sandpiper but just want to know for sure....thank you

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