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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 18th, 2010, 11:21 am
by amerikestrel
Yup.

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 18th, 2010, 1:34 pm
by austinfhs

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 18th, 2010, 2:06 pm
by zyzzyva980
Now, where have I seen that picture before?

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 18th, 2010, 4:13 pm
by sciolyswizzle16
red tailed hawk?

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 18th, 2010, 11:52 pm
by austinfhs
sciolyswizzle16 wrote:red tailed hawk?
Yup, that's right! :)

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 19th, 2010, 2:18 pm
by sciolyswizzle16
Image

sorry the picture is so big
here the link in case you can't see it: http://www.beakspeak.com/images/blog/20070715/cwwi.jpg

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 19th, 2010, 2:56 pm
by quizbowl
i know its a goatsucker, but i cant tell which one it is. anyone have any tips to distinguish them?

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 19th, 2010, 3:48 pm
by paleonaps
Chuck-will's-widow, methinks.
I think the color is a way to tell.
zyzzyva98 wrote:Now, where have I seen that picture before?
/beams with happiness.

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 19th, 2010, 3:49 pm
by quizbowl
paleonaps wrote:Chuck-will's-widow, methinks.
I think the color is a way to tell.
How does the color indicate for each? Their plumages mess me up.

Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Posted: December 19th, 2010, 3:50 pm
by paleonaps
It's a common pauraque.
I think the patterning helps me tell, and relative darkness.