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Birds new to my camera from Steens Mts.


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#1 BigOly

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:56 AM

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#2 Liam

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:09 AM

Savannah Sparrow and young(?) Horned Lark.

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#3 BigOly

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:24 AM

thanks again Liam. I have some super new birds from the Steens coming soon.

#4 fisherman1313

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:25 AM

I agree with Vesper and young Horned Lark.

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#5 Pat B.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:50 AM

OK you guys (Liam & Fisherman) - I'm confuseled! What's that Sparrow?

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#6 fisherman1313

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 04:18 AM

Liam's right. I thought Savannah but for some reason typed Vesper.

The sludge caught in the mind's filter, the stuff that refuses to go through, frequently becomes each person's private obsession. In civilized society we have an unspoken agreement to call our obsessions "hobbies". - Stephen King

 

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Sooty Grouse, Great Gray Owl: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, CA, 8/18/14

Calliope Hummingbird, Evening Grosbeak: Niagara Creek Campgrounds, Tuolumne County, CA 8/4/14

Northern Goshawk: Eagle Meadow, Tuolumne County, CA, 8/4

Pine Grosbeak: Plasse's Resort, Amador County, CA, 7/27/14

Northern Pygmy Owl (FINALLY!): Del Puerto Canyon, Stanislaus County, CA, 3/24/14

 

Favorite Recent Birds (non-lifers):

Short-billed Dowitcher: Ceres Wastewater Treatment Facility, Cere, CA, 8/20/14

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker: Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, CA, 8/18/14

Peregrine Falcon, Black Tern, Bank Swallow: Modesto Wastewater treatment Facility, Modesto, CA, 8/10/14

Mountain Quail: Hwy 108 at Cow Creek, Tulomne County, CA, 8/4/14

Prairie Falcon, Pileated Woodpecker (5), Pygmy Nuthatch: Plasse's Resort, Amador County, CA, 7/27/14

Western Screech-Owl: Enslen Park, Modesto, CA, 4/16/14, 7/2/14, 7/6/14


#7 Liam

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:58 PM

OK you guys (Liam & Fisherman) - I'm confuseled! What's that Sparrow?


Savannah; Vesper have larger bills and conspicuous eyerings.

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#8 SeeBirds

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:59 PM

The yellow in front of the eye is a good field mark for Savannah.




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