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About RoosterCogburn

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  1. unknown bird Oregon

    When I first took the picture I thought Pine Siskin, but then when I looked at the photo, i was confused by the eye ring, and i thought there might be too much white in the chin. However, maybe it is not an eye ring and just some light feathers catching the light. Cassin's is possible in that area, but not likely. It is just barely out of area. I am leaning towards pine siskin, but yellow-rumped is possible too. I have never photographed a pine siskin so I am hoping that is it. Anyone want to confirm? thoughts?
  2. unknown bird Oregon

    It's on Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/36044341384 Is the link not working?
  3. unknown bird Oregon

    This looked easy at first, but now I am not sure. Taken about a month ago at a look out point for Mount Washington in central Oregon. Any thoughts? www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/36044341384
  4. Two birds near Austin TX

    Took my first ever trip to Austin, TX. Got a lot of great new birds. Unsure on these two. (1) I think the grebe is a least grebe (taken at hornsby bend) but this would be a life-lister so I would like confirmation. It was very small. No frame of reference in the photo, but it was much smaller than some coots nearby. www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/33157788480 (2) No Idea on this small warbler - www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/33157797300
  5. Two more birds I need help with

    Thanks everyone, I'll put it in the coot file.
  6. Two more birds I need help with

    I am not convinced. I literally see coots everyday of my life. This bird looks different...especially the shape of it. Does anyone have any other reason to believe this is a coot? Anyone else think moorhen?
  7. Two more birds I need help with

    i am totally willing to accept it as a boring old coot (or in this case a boring young coot), but I need to hear reasons why it is a coot instead of a moorhen.
  8. Two more birds I need help with

    Thanks, I was thinking 1 was a moorhen. Any thoughts?
  9. Need help with a few more birds from my trip to Utah 1. Unknown Waterfowl (near Utah Lake) https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27659946873 2. Black-Chinned Hummingbird?? (St. George, Utah) https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/28275316375
  10. Need Confirmation - Malheur NWR

    Thanks everyone
  11. Birds at Lyle Ranch, Utah

    Thanks, can anyone confirm Ash-throated Flycatcher - that would be a lifer for me
  12. Hawk

    I am thinking Coopers or Sharp Shinned, but really, I am unable to tell. Maybe it is even a female Northern Goshawk. Taken last week in St. George, Utah https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/28153440272
  13. Birds at Lyle Ranch, Utah

    1. I thought of a Yellow Warbler at the time, but it was really small. Maybe 4 inches at most. Plus, I did not observe any streaking on the chest. You might be right, but I thought I would give more info to see if that changes anything.
  14. Birds at Lyle Ranch, Utah

    Took a trip to Southern Utah last week. Lytle Ranch is a small strip of the Mojave Desert that stretches into the bottom Southwest corner of Utah. I need some help identifying a few birds: 1. Bell's Vireo? Too Yellow? https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27641706334 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/28257017025 2. Unknown1 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/28153211902 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27641580123 3. Unknown2 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27641649774 4. Unknown 3 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27641641624 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/28153168182 5. Phainopepla? https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27641620054 https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/27976013440(finch in background for size reference) 6. Unknown (Flycatcher?) https://www.flickr.com/photos/132584650@N06/28222902136
  15. Need Confirmation - Malheur NWR

    It was flying near some Franklin's Gulls. As a reference, my gull was slightly larger than the Franklin's. Not much larger, but definitely a little bigger.