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#1 HAPPYL!FE

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 06:27 PM


Ring-billed Gull playing BOO!






1 and 3 are the same bird. In 3 they must be celebrating Halloween early. BOO!

#2 PanHanNE

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:48 PM

I am going to take a guess at a couple. Mind you, I have an average of 75% wrong.
Edit: Pass on 1 and 3. - Guessing Ring-billed gull, because of the pattern of black at the end of the wings in flight.
2-Sparrow- Gray head, brown eyeline, streaked breast - Fox Sparrow (don't laugh, I try)
4-American Goldfinch
Edit: 5-pass I never get Hawks right, but here goes. Shortish tail, white spots on back, no white showing at tip of tail, -Red-tailed Hawk

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 12:36 AM

I think you are right on the Ring-billed Gull. But I have no idea on the others. Thanks for your input!

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 12:49 AM

I'm fine with the first two being ring-billed.
Sparrow doesnt look Fox to me. I'll guess Song.
Agree with Goldfinch and RT Hawk.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 06:04 AM

I apologize if I jinxed your post by guessing the birds identities. Hopefully, someone will still come along and give you more definite ID's. Seems we all were just guessing at the sparrow type bird, and I am fairly certain my "reasons" for the others can't be the best ways for you to tell.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 01:14 PM

i am getting a harris's sparrow vive on 2

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 01:24 PM

1. and 3. RBGull

2. Song Sparrow

4. American Goldfinch

5. Red-tailed Hawk

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