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#1 Joejr14

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 03:45 PM

Windsor, CT this morning...

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#2 jdeitsch

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 03:48 PM

Ring-billed Gull? :lol:
Lincoln's Sparrow?
White-crowned Sparrow?

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 04:03 PM

1. some rare foreign gull
2. Cassin's Finch :P
3. WC Sparrow
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 04:20 PM

1. belcher's gull aka band tailed gull
2 and 3 white crowned sparrow

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#5 Joejr14

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

No, no, and no.

All 0-3.

Any other takers? Come ooooon!!!

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

1. Western Gull?
2. McCowns' Longspur
3. Lark Sparrow?

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 06:30 PM

Greater Black-backed and. . . chipping or tree?

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:18 PM

Getting closer. Someone has one of the three right.

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:51 PM

1. big bird
2. smaller bird
3. smaller bird

I win.
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:09 PM

I can be more accurate:
1. rat with wings on vacation
2. LBJ
3. LBJ

#11 Joejr14

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:24 PM

Oh come on, this really isn't that hard.

Calling Liam, Psweet, Kryptos....

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

Gonna go with

1. Great Black-backed Gull
2. Swamp Sparrow
3. Dunno. White-throated?
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:34 PM

I'd be surprised if GBBG was a lifer for you. Maybe something weird like Slaty-backed

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:49 PM

1. Black-tailed Gull?
2. Grasshopper Sparrow or Lapland Longpsur!

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:57 PM

1. Great black-backed Gull
2. Clay-colored Sparrow?
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:30 PM

I am absolutely FLOORED that nobody got the gull. I really thought that it would have been the first thing that was guessed.

And yes, the gull in the front IS a GBBG, but that's not the lifer.

The two sparrows are different birds.

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:33 PM

Oh there's a Glaucous Gull back there... is that the lifer?
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:36 PM

Oh there's a Glaucous Gull back there... is that the lifer?


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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:37 PM

Okay, so we've got #1 correct. Someone also got one of the two sparrows correctly.

So who can come up with the correct answers for #2 and #3?

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:40 PM

I'm sticking to Swamp Sparrow for 2 and switching to immature White-crowned for 3.
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