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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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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.

All Yellow Warblers are yellow warblers, but not all yellow warblers are Yellow Warblers

 

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

Swamp Sparrow: Merced NWR, Merced County, CA, 3/11/14

Little Gull: Modseto Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant, Modesto, CA, 2/9/14

Ruff; Ceres Sewage Ponds, Ceres, CA, 1/28/14

 

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Common Loon: Woodward Reservoir, Oakdale, CA, 4/21/14

Blue-winged Teal, Hooded Merganser, Bald Eagle, Semipalmated Plover, Vaux's Swift: San Joaquin River NWR, Modesto, CA, 4/20/14

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

Pileated Woodpecker: Indian Grinding Rocks State Historic Park, Volcano, CA, 4/13/14

Semipalmated Plover, Yellow-headed Blackbird: Merced NWR, Merced County, CA, 4/12/14


#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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