Mark5

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  1. From today in Rosehill cemetery in Chicago. 1) 2 photos.This female was swimming with her 3 young chicks. Blue-winged teal? DSC09186r by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC09174r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) Least? DSC09240r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks.
  2. Sunday in Chicago. Any hope of an ID? DSC09045r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks.
  3. Got 3 nice ones today. Gotta love migration. DSC08914r golden-winged warbler by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC08943r bob-o-link by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC09021r hooded warbler by Mark Ross, on Flickr
  4. From today in Chicago: 1) Warbling vireo? DSC08849r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) Black-and-white warbler? DSC08898l by Mark Ross, on Flickr 3) Least flycatcher? DSC08911r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks!
  5. Missed this one last time we went to Louisiana. Got him this time, just as we had given up and were getting in the car, he appeared almost directly above us. DSC06634r by Mark Ross, on Flickr
  6. April 11 at the Mandeville beach on Lake Pontchartrain. 1) Common Tern? Tail looks short. DSC06820r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) Bird on the right. Just a laughing gull? DSC06845r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 3) Bird on the right. Laughing gull? DSC06864r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 4) Laughing gull? DSC06867r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks. .
  7. April 11, End of Lake Road in Big Branch Marsh. A great birding and people watching drive. 1) Mottled Ducks? DSC06664r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) Common Terns? DSC06681r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 3) Common Tern? DSC06706r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 4) Common Tern? DSC06747r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 5) Forester's? Has a long tail. DSC06766r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 6) Gull-billed tern? DSC06793r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks.
  8. Today in Chicago. 1) Lincoln's sparrow? DSC08607r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) Swamp sparrow? DSC08619r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 3) Any hope for nailing down these swallows? DSC08652r by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC08583r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks.
  9. 2nd. As my book describes it the "chestnut lesser coverts", aka shoulder patch. As well as the distinctive white eye ring.
  10. 4/12 at Bay St. Louis 1) This is a new one for me. Confirm least tern? (2 photos) DSC07647r by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC07648r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) Forester's? Those wing tips look really dark. My guidebook shows the wings to be a very light color. DSC07636r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 3) I want to call this common but the photo is not great. IDable? DSC07646r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks.
  11. First time seeing one at the ocean. DSC07748r by Mark Ross, on Flickr
  12. From Bay St. Louis on 4/12 Plovers: Not sure about Black-bellied vs American Golden. 1) One of each? DSC07158r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 2) AMGP? DSC07253r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 3) BBPL? DSC07460r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 4) BBPL? DSC07578r by Mark Ross, on Flickr 5-7) All Sanderlings and Dunlin? DSC07564r by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC07432r by Mark Ross, on Flickr DSC07426r by Mark Ross, on Flickr Thanks.
  13. 2nd on both. The tail color is the tip-off on the thrush.