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  1. 6 points
    Prairie Warbler from today.
  2. 5 points
    @akandula was fitted for cybernetic implants and now has a direct mental link to this forum.
  3. 4 points
    Welcome to WhatFrog LOL!
  4. 4 points
    Yep, looked it up....that's it alright. Wow, my wife is going to have a meltdown ...she hates frogs ! Thank you for your help ! Great first post - I identified a frog ! 😄
  5. 4 points
    When the water is colder than you realized............
  6. 4 points
    Double-crested cormorant.
  7. 3 points
    Welcome to Whatbird! That sound like a tree frog!
  8. 3 points
    Yes, this is a Swainson's Thrush. Note the same-color back/tail and buffy spectacles.
  9. 2 points
    This actually might be a Black-chinned which would be a good bird. I'm pretty confident on the ID, but not certain. Look at the tail spread, and see how the middle two feathers are green, not black. That's good for Black-chinned. Is this the same bird in all the photos, because the bill looks very thin for a Black-chinned in the first two, looking better for Calliope.
  10. 2 points
    I have that! Golden-cheeked Warbler!!!! It was taken Wednesday.
  11. 2 points
    The bill is thin and bright yellow.
  12. 2 points
    Actually, with that undertail pattern, I like Blue Jay here. It would explain the black neckband, too.
  13. 2 points
    The second in my "portraits of common birds" series. The resident pair of Chipping Sparrows are usually quite shy but just as I was leaving this one became more friendly, so last shot of the day again (actually Thursday - I'm way behind).
  14. 2 points
    Yummy! Yummy! Gummy Worms!
  15. 2 points
    Not White-rumped. Would show long wings, thin streaking in breast, and a orange-base at the bill this time of year. Agree with Least.
  16. 2 points
    Then you'd have to help me with the reports and spammers! I try not to abuse my powers. 😄
  17. 2 points
    I would like to make a motion: All members that are on this forum regularly be made Moderators.
  18. 2 points
    MN, Pileated Woodpecker :
  19. 2 points
  20. 1 point
    This Scarlet Tanager doesn't have the deep , scarlet coloration of a typical scarlet tanager but appears to be more orange. I read that there is an orange variant of this species but most images show a very distinct orange coloration, this bird seems to fall somewhere in between. Would you ID this one as an orange variant?
  21. 1 point
    Swainsons Thrush last week
  22. 1 point
    Thanks Charlie, you're probably right but most scarlets I've photographed looked like this, maybe it's just a little lighter but it was orange enough to get me to do some research on it.
  23. 1 point
  24. 1 point
    This looks more like a Scarlet Tanager to me, but wait for more confirmation.
  25. 1 point
    Out of likes! I am guilty of saying things like "Leaning Willow" but, yeah, we probably shouldn't be saying things like that because it gives the impression that they can be reliably identified by sight alone. I have reported this thrush as a Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's.
  26. 1 point
    I agree with juvenile European Starling.
  27. 1 point
    I agree with @akandula. The second bird is tricky, but I lean Least because the eyering seems bold and the bill short. As far as the last two, they definitely lean to either side of the spectrum, but whether you call them further than Traill's is your choice.
  28. 1 point
    None of these are Yellow-bellied. They have non-contrasting throats. I think @Birding Boy's IDs are correct, but pass on the second bird.
  29. 1 point
    But the sun is shining, there's a great breeze, an RWBL is serenading me (okay, probably not ME), so it's a worth a few botched IDs.
  30. 1 point
    Welcome! Red-winged Blackbird
  31. 1 point
    Welcome to Whatbird! This is actually a Red-Winged Blackbird.
  32. 1 point
    Welcome to Whatbird! This is actually a young American Robin. Edit: Beaten by Akandula and BirdNrd!!!
  33. 1 point
    Yeah, I've had the same problem with my phone. I don't ID unless I'm on the laptop.
  34. 1 point
    I can't comment on the bird's age, but it is indeed a Starling.
  35. 1 point
    Black cap, green back, pale bill, and large eye are good for Wilson's.
  36. 1 point
    I think certain times of year that can be tricky, although in general the males are darker. So, if a bird seems pretty light, I feel safe assuming it's female.
  37. 1 point
    I'm not sure that is an immature male. For one thing, males should have a lot more black on them in New York in May. I think it looks fine for an adult female.
  38. 1 point
    I think the first three are Gray-cheeked/Bicknell’s. I would differentiate from berry by the darker spotting extending further down the breast and black uppper and the tip of lower mandible. Not a swainsons because no strong eyering. And it doesn’t appear to be a hermit. The last bird is confusing, but I think it’s a Veery in weird lighting. Pale spots, large pale Bill. I have no expirence with Veery or Gray-cheeked so I’m just going of what I know from the guides.
  39. 1 point
    Agree with Calif Quail. The light forehead is another distinguishing mark for it, as opposed to Gambel's which has a dark forehead.
  40. 1 point
    This is actually a Brewer’s Blackbird.
  41. 1 point
    1. European Starling. Note the pointy bill and thin, iridescent neck feathers. 2. Thinking Least, but I'm no good at sandpipers. 3. Song Sparrow. Fox Sparrows have paler bills and denser streaking on the flanks.
  42. 1 point
    Hooded Orioles. The male has the Black on it's throat, and the other one is the female. Edit: Sniped! Why am I always a bit late?
  43. 1 point
    I agree with House Wren, for the reasons Connor Cochrane said.
  44. 1 point
    Looks like a House Wren. Look at bill shape and barred sides.
  45. 1 point
    Maybe Gray Catbird
  46. 1 point
    You have that many!!!!!!!!!! You're blessed! 🤣
  47. 1 point
    I used up all my likes yesterday morning (in five minutes). Tried again today and managed to use one and then all out again - still no idea how the "like system" works. Note to @SirVive. Apparently I am not allowed to like your comment as you had not liked the original post - it seems it creates an imbalance in the universe 😨 (actually I was out of likes and today I just wanted to use this emoji).
  48. 1 point
  49. 1 point
    Looks good for Fosters. Orange bill, and tail goes past the wings.
  50. 1 point
    This looks good for a longer-billed Semipalmated. Note it very lacking in rufous overall, darker face, and bill size.
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