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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by sciolyswizzle16 » December 19th, 2010, 3:55 pm

you were right the first time
but how would you distinguish the differences between the goatsuckers? they all seem similar to me
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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by paleonaps » December 19th, 2010, 4:06 pm

Patterning?
I see it more likely that you will get a goatsucker call though.
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Post by paleonaps » December 19th, 2010, 4:08 pm

Image
EDIT: wow that's big.
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Post by quizbowl » December 19th, 2010, 4:08 pm

Can you scale it down?
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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by AlphaTauri » December 19th, 2010, 4:27 pm

It's a chickadee, but I'm not sure what kind. Carolina Chickadee?

Edit: Wait, is this bird from the national list or the NY list?
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Post by sciolyswizzle16 » December 19th, 2010, 4:30 pm

mountain chickadee?
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Post by kjhsscioly » December 19th, 2010, 5:00 pm

it should be a carolina, the mountain has an extra white stripe

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Post by amerikestrel » December 19th, 2010, 5:54 pm

Yeah, that's definitely a Carolina Chickadee.

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by crazy77 » December 20th, 2010, 3:07 pm

American coot! so cute

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