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  1. Taken late June in Fife, WA at Levee Pond. Picture at https://pbase.com/image/170816058
  2. Picture taken today in Tacoma, WA Bird appeared to be much larger than the Sharp Shinned Hawks that frequent my backyard feeders. Picture at: https://pbase.com/image/170591474
  3. Dark blue on top, flashy green on throat. I took the picture in mid-October at Santa Rita Lodge (elevation 5000 ft) in Madera Canyon near Green Valley, AZ. Picture at: https://pbase.com/image/170544472
  4. I found this Hummer at Beatty's Guest House at 5800 ft elevation on May 1, near Hereford, AZ, just a few miles from the Mexican border. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/170536650
  5. I found this bird at the Sweetwater Wetlands in Tucson in early November Picture is at https://pbase.com/image/170533032
  6. Thanks, sorry I didn't notice that the very next picture I took was of a BB Plover, standing and identified.
  7. Seeen mid November along the Pacific Ocean at Monterey, CA Picture at https://pbase.com/image/170530345
  8. Taken early April at the Sacramento National Wildlife Reserve. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/170522727
  9. Thanks guys. Always nice to confirm a life bird. Al Clark
  10. A rock jetty into the Pacific Ocean protects a harbor at Ocean Shores, WA. It attracts 3 "rock-piper" species, Black Turnstones 60%, Surfbirds 30% and Rock Sandpipers 10%. But the last two look much the same. The Rock Sandpipers have a longer bill. My picture shows a longer bill. My picture is at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/170390298
  11. Taken mid October, along the banks of the Virgin River in St George, UT Find the photograph at: https://pbase.com/image/170007838
  12. Photo taken at Wilcox, AZ early May Picture at: https://pbase.com/image/169581518
  13. Taken mid-July near Oroville northeast Washington state. Picture at https://pbase.com/image/169522455
  14. Taken late June near Belfair, WA. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/169402738
  15. Taken mid-May at 7400 ft near Flagstaff, AZ Picture at https://pbase.com/image/169229424
  16. Taken mid-May at 7400 ft near Flagstaff, AZ Picture at: https://pbase.com/image/169229171 2nd picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/169229178
  17. Yes, Wandering Tattler, exact same body shape as my Wandering Tattler picture, taken 10 miles away. That picture is at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/163909360
  18. Seen at the Point Brown jetty in Ocean Shores, WA on May 6. This is a common location for Black Turnstones, Surfbirds and Rock Sandpipers. Picture is at https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/169161700
  19. Taken mid-October in Sedona, AZ. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/168873315
  20. Taken in June at Tacoma, WA, where we have common black-capped and chestnut-backed. My picture is at: https://pbase.com/image/168822835 There are 7 chickadees in the US, but Sibley says they all have black throat patches. I did find one picture of one with a brown throat patch. Find that one at: https://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?see=I_LHT662&res=640
  21. Picture was taken in mid-January at the DesMoines, WA pier on Puget Sound about 30 miles south of Seattle. Zooming in you can see a yellow iris and a red orbital ring. I have only the one picture. Find the picture at: http://www.pbase.com/alndonna/image/168654509
  22. Tacoma, WA along Puget Sound. Taken early October Picture at: http://www.pbase.com/image/168237603
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