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  1. 17 points
  2. 9 points
    Young Mute Swans and Red-Winged Blackbird
  3. 8 points
    Semipalmated Plover-9661 by peter spencer, on Flickr
  4. 7 points
  5. 7 points
    Yellow-breasted Chat by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
  6. 7 points
  7. 7 points
    Loudly singing after feeding its young!
  8. 7 points
    Green Heron by johnd1964, on Flickr
  9. 7 points
  10. 6 points
    Cinnamon Teal. (is it cinnamon colored, or teal colored?) 😃
  11. 6 points
  12. 6 points
    Orchard Oriole by Mark Goodwin, on Flickr
  13. 6 points
    Good question. Here are some tips: If you see a Sanderling at close range, you can see that it lacks the hind toe of a Semi. In nonbreeding plumage, Sanderlings have clean white breasts. In breeding plumage, Sanderlings have spotted breasts. Semis usually have streaked breasts. Semis have a slimmer midsection than the chunky Sanderlings. Sanderlings are sometimes a different primary color, depending on the time of year. In full breeding plumage, they’re redder than Semis, and in full nonbreeding plumage, they’re grayer than Semis.
  14. 5 points
    I had about decided that I was not ever going find a Cuckoo, when I had a camera. I hear them consonantly, but I never can find them. Photographic lifer Yellow-billed Cuckoo!
  15. 5 points
  16. 5 points
    Really bad picture confirmed
  17. 5 points
  18. 5 points
    Photographed this little shorebird Last Wednesday at the Oak Hammock Marsh here in Manitoba.
  19. 5 points
    Just got Scaly-breasted Munia and House Sparrow.
  20. 4 points
    I have baby woodpeckers too. ❤️❤️❤️ So excited. Parents and 2 kids.
  21. 4 points
    If by 'acting strange' you mean hopping along the ground or onto low shrub branches while cheeping pitifully, that's standard behavior for a newly fledged wren (and a lot of other species too). The bird will pass through this stage in a few days as it becomes more proficient at flying and finding its own food. Mom and Dad are usually somewhere in the area, along with any nestmates.
  22. 4 points
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  24. 4 points
    This is a Lucy's Warbler. A common, small and enigmatic bird of Arizona. Notice the warbler-like appearance and gray plumage overall with a reddish crest.
  25. 4 points
  26. 4 points
    Crop dusting in the Palouse of WA state
  27. 4 points
    I saw this little guy in St Charles, IL today in my window well. I also witnessed, but didn't get it on video unfortunately, a regular Robin feed it some live worms. Is this an Albino Robin maybe? At first I thought it was a white dove, but I'm not 100% sure.
  28. 4 points
    Actually from yesterday. Common Snipe.
  29. 4 points
    Vagrent Chestnut-sided Warbler. Fish docks, Point Reyes. https://ebird.org/checklist/S69912702
  30. 4 points
    @CoastieBirder, good job! When I first looked at that photo, it almost seemed like the grackle was shooting out of the crow
  31. 4 points
  32. 4 points
    While I was taking photos of hummingbirds the head mosquitoes were planing a raid on me. "When he tries to take a photo of a hummingbird the 47th fly distraction squad will move in. As soon as they get to work the mosquitoes of the 94th will strike his left and right legs, meanwhile the 23rd will attack both arms and his neck. Any questions?" I have watched to many classic wold war two movies.
  33. 3 points
    Thanks! That's a Lincoln's Sparrow.
  34. 3 points
    GBH caught a fish Japanese Garden Ft Worth TX by johnd1964, on Flickr
  35. 3 points
    I agree, and you can pretty obviously see that distinctive 'frowning' look that California Gulls have in the gape area
  36. 3 points
  37. 3 points
    Both are Least Sandpipers. The yellow legs are good ID features.
  38. 3 points
    I haven't ever heard of them.
  39. 3 points
  40. 3 points
    This bird was in Madera Canyon on May 30, 2020. At first I thought it was a Gilded, then waffled on Red-shafted. I'd never paid enough attention to that difference I guess. Now I'm leaning Red-shafted but not sure. I give that guy Wilson a lot of credit, when he invented a new warbler he put a black cap on it to make ID easy! Thanks, bo
  41. 3 points
    Fish crow mobbed by boat tailed grackle.
  42. 3 points
    Eurasian Collared-Dove! Rare here!
  43. 3 points
    This is a classic White-rumped. Note the orange to the base of the bill, and rufous on the face only.
  44. 3 points
  45. 3 points
    This looks better for Lesser. Dark olive green back., dull yellow body
  46. 3 points
    Looks like Yellow-bellied to me.
  47. 3 points
    They look like Whimbrel to me.
  48. 3 points
  49. 3 points
  50. 2 points
    Yep, Tufted Titmouse. Location and date are always helpful.
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