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lonesome55dove

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  1. OK, however, a female Varied Thrush would not be a bright orange but more of a pale-muted orange. Another thing to take into consideration is that in the field birds often look smaller/larger than they really are especially if they are on the ground. The ''necklace'' you described seems more like a breast-band so here are a few more suggestions...Killdeer, Horned Lark, Semipalmated Plover and this one is probably a stretch...Northern Lapwing. ?
  2. Taken 08 OCT 2018 / South Central Washington / Klickitat County I heard a Raven squawking, really making a big ruckus so I looked out and saw this bird sitting on top of this Oak snag. At first, I thought it was another Raven but it looked quite a bit larger than the Raven and it appeared to be hunkered down. I went to grab my camera and just as I had the bird framed up it flew so these two photos are all I have. It has been raining here in the PNW so it is very gray and overcast so I apologize for the poor quality of the photos. I'm sure someone can ID this bird tho...I thought it might be a Heron but then I didn't see its legs trailing behind so I'm stumped. Thanks in advance for any and all help. ?
  3. Welcome to Whatbird! The photos will not open. ?
  4. No worries...just thought I'd let you know. ?
  5. @Pigeon I thought you might be able to help the OP out. Thank you. ?
  6. Nice photo. Just a quick heads-up...the rules state that we can not make back to back posts...but I'm going to post an H. ?
  7. The bill looks like a House Wren but the body posture and tail do lean towards a Winter Wren. I don't know if they hybridize or not. I saw my first Winter Wren a few days ago and managed to get a decent photo, a lifer for me, so I was pretty excited. ?
  8. Yep, I see it now. I was so focused on the bill that I neglected to look at the tail. ? Do I get a point for at least getting gray and catcher right? lol!
  9. Gray Flycatcher is the best match I can find...I might be missing something too so that may be wrong. ?
  10. #5 Agree with Great Black-backed Gull ...I missed seeing the red eye ring. ?
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