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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by amerikestrel » December 18th, 2010, 11:21 am

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Post by zyzzyva980 » December 18th, 2010, 2:06 pm

Now, where have I seen that picture before?
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Post by sciolyswizzle16 » December 18th, 2010, 4:13 pm

red tailed hawk?
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Post by austinfhs » December 18th, 2010, 11:52 pm

sciolyswizzle16 wrote:red tailed hawk?
Yup, that's right! :)

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Re: Ornithology ID Practice

Post by sciolyswizzle16 » December 19th, 2010, 2:18 pm

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Post by quizbowl » December 19th, 2010, 2:56 pm

i know its a goatsucker, but i cant tell which one it is. anyone have any tips to distinguish them?
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Post by paleonaps » December 19th, 2010, 3:48 pm

Chuck-will's-widow, methinks.
I think the color is a way to tell.
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Post by quizbowl » December 19th, 2010, 3:49 pm

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.
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Post by paleonaps » December 19th, 2010, 3:50 pm

It's a common pauraque.
I think the patterning helps me tell, and relative darkness.
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