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    Snowy Egret at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, SC 3/14/20
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    A local wetland has a low number of waterfowl this year but a good variety. This Northern Pintail flew in unexpectedly while I was photographing some Bufflehead.
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    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch - April 1, 2020
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    Chipping Sparrow by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
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    This photo isn't as sharp as I would have liked, but I decided to post it. I normally see Cape May Warblers maybe 5-6 times a year and feel fortunate to ever get a photo of one. It was a bit unusual to see one this early in the year in this area (Chapel Hill, NC) and this was a long range shot which I cropped more than normal for me. Even though it isn't a real sharp photo, I was happy to get it. Cape May Warbler by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
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    Sharp-shinned Hawk Sharp-shinned Hawk by Johnny, on Flickr
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    I think the date is critical for these. Coronally yours, Charlie Ring-necked? Obviously some kind of sea duck. Maybe a leucistic eider?
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    Several from today--Little Blue Heron, Savannah Sparrow, and Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.
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    Western Kingbird and Yellow-billed Magpie
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    Varied Thrush - March 24, 2020
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    Eastern Towhee by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
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    I photographed this Pied-billed Grebe on a local pond this morning as a thin layer of fog began to lift.
  30. 10 points
    Anna's Hummingbird and double-crested Cormorant.
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    Had to laugh at this one... the egret is like WTF did I get myself into...
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    That is actually a Tennessee Warbler. Note the lack of wingbars, the gray head with dark eyeline and white supercilium, the white underside, and the green back.
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    Here's a photo of me when I was 1 year old. Taken in 1947. Is this old enough???? ๐Ÿ˜ Wayne J Smith at one year old_edited by Wayne J Smith, on Flickr
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    Snow Geese! "Birds of Feather Flock Together"
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    Thrasher in the Mojave Desert Mar 20 2020. Camera Sony A7II w Tamron 150 - 600mm from about 20 ft. away.
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    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Great Blue Heron A gigantic Mountain Bluebird The problem with eyewitness testimony is that eyewitnesses are generally really poor at it. There is an extensive -- and I mean EXTENSIVE -- literature on the fallibility of eyewitness reports. Our brains are incredibly good at MIS-interpreting information. There are no bird species that occur regularly in New Jersey that are entirely blue. Mountain Bluebird has occurred, but it eats mice even more infrequently than does Merlin. New or inexperienced birders are regularly stumped in situations of seeing common species in poor or odd lighting, situations that experienced birders have learned to account for by making weird mistakes earlier in their birding lives.
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    Carolina Chickadee by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
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    Male Longtail,Winter plumage
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    I photographed this little bird last week at the Sacramento wildlife refuge mid morning. I labeled him as a tree swallow a friend thinks heโ€™s a purple Martin. Please confirm ๐Ÿค  thank you
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    Brown Thrasher by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
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    Despite the sheets of rain that fell almost all day, I got some photos of a some birds that swamped my feeder during a short break in the rain.
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