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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by paleonaps » December 14th, 2010, 3:40 pm

Yeah.
Now I can't see my own image.
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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by kjhsscioly » December 14th, 2010, 3:44 pm

I agree with Alphatauri, the neck of a juvenile grebe is colored and puffily feathered with a shorter beak, so it has to be a loon. (female?)

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by paleonaps » December 14th, 2010, 3:52 pm

Never mind, wrong. Sorry for the confusion.
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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by kjhsscioly » December 14th, 2010, 4:11 pm

red throated loon, then?

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by purplepeopleeater » December 14th, 2010, 5:14 pm

paleonaps wrote: Now I can't see my own image.
:lol: Ok THAT is funny!!!

um i think red throated loon juvenile -- did u get that off of google images?? :)
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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by kjhsscioly » December 14th, 2010, 8:21 pm

I propose that we also be able to post calls, because they are even harder to ID than pictures

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by Flavorflav » December 15th, 2010, 4:18 am

AlphaTauri wrote:Yep, I can see it now.

Um, Common Loon, juvenile?
You got it, I think.

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by amerikestrel » December 15th, 2010, 6:46 pm

Yeah, it looks like that's right.

Paleonaps, care to reply? If not, Alpha can post the next image tomorrow.
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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by kjhsscioly » December 15th, 2010, 9:34 pm

paleonaps wrote:Never mind, wrong. Sorry for the confusion.
didn't he say that common loon was wrong?

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by amerikestrel » December 16th, 2010, 4:18 am

Yeah, he did. Sorry, I just got confused.

I think it could be the Red-throated juvenile though.
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