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dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Apr 12, 2013 - 10:25am PT
Philippine Eagle is correct, I only know because the caption had the name on it, I just didn't post it to see what you guys thought it was, a little trivia I suppose, :-).

If you liked that Origami TED talk Dee, check out "Between The Folds" if you get a chance, really cool insight into Origami art.
matty

Trad climber
under the sea
Apr 12, 2013 - 12:09pm PT
Yes dirt I had heard of that one before but never saw it, thanks for reminding me it looks really good.
matty

Trad climber
under the sea
Apr 12, 2013 - 01:11pm PT
Ruddy

Credit: matty
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 12, 2013 - 01:15pm PT
surreal with the reflective colors in the water!
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 12, 2013 - 01:17pm PT
Huh huh! I love Ruddy Ducks! Glad you got a nice shot of him Matty.
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Apr 12, 2013 - 08:48pm PT
Nice pics all!

I saw a Ruddy today who's beak wasn't nearly that blue at Bolsa Chica.

Whee hoo, I did finally see a Clapper Rail! FOS Least Tern and Caspian Tern as well.
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Apr 14, 2013 - 04:56pm PT
Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Apr 14, 2013 - 11:20pm PT
Credit: Slater

QUESTION for the masses...
Has anyone counted birds they saw in Hawaii that were not endemic?
I know they many are introduced. Sorta feels like cheating. And you aren't finding them in certain seasons and during migration or habitat.
Like a Northern Cardinal outside a hotel in 80 degree temps. What gives?

Kinda like shooting fish in a barrel. But I dunno, I've never shot fish in a barrel. Could be fun :)

I know most of you are photo oriented, but I would love some insight.

THANKS!
john hansen

climber
Apr 14, 2013 - 11:29pm PT
I have maybe 20 OR 25 native spiecies here in Hawaii. I have also seen about 40 or 50 introduced spiecies, but never counted them for my life list.

Never counted starlings, english sparrows, or ring neck phesants either.
Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Apr 14, 2013 - 11:48pm PT
I will count them when I see them in ENGLAND ^^^^.
john hansen

climber
Apr 14, 2013 - 11:51pm PT
Yes , I will too. LOL
Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Apr 15, 2013 - 12:01am PT
I guess it is cool to see them, but you could hardly call it real birding.

For me, finding habitat, waiting for the right season, and getting lucky is what it is all about.

Scoring a Northern Cardinal in the parking lot of the hotel on Oahu is tempting, but something deep down tells me it ain't right.
john hansen

climber
Apr 15, 2013 - 12:14am PT
I am heading to southern AZ in a couple weeks. Never been down there..

Hoping for 20 or 30 lifers. Is it OK to count the hummers you see at the feeder's?? :)

Will be in the Monterey area around the 25th, 26th,

Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Apr 15, 2013 - 12:50am PT
Cool John!

I am going to SE AZ in AUGUST right after monsoons. I was told that was a good time to go, but to stick to the high islands. Will likely climb at Mt. Lemmon also!

Good luck, you are gonna score!

I bought "Finding Birds in SE AZ" and also the "Birds of SE AZ" guide.

I'm "studying" and hope to also score!
BrassNuts

Trad climber
Save your a_s, reach for the brass...
Apr 15, 2013 - 09:59am PT
A few more from the birdapalooza for a Monday morning. Snowing here again today - where is Spring??
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Credit: BrassNuts
Ok, just a Peacock, but still a pretty cool bird
Ok, just a Peacock, but still a pretty cool bird
Credit: BrassNuts
Hummer
Hummer
Credit: BrassNuts
Mr. Mallard
Mr. Mallard
Credit: BrassNuts
Egret
Egret
Credit: BrassNuts
Blue-Grey Gnatchomper
Blue-Grey Gnatchomper
Credit: BrassNuts
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 15, 2013 - 10:02am PT
All gorgeous!
10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Apr 15, 2013 - 10:07am PT
Great pics Dave
Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Apr 15, 2013 - 11:09am PT
Nice shots Dave!

Great-tail Grackle
Great-tail Grackle
Credit: Mike Bolte
Brandt's Cormorant
Brandt's Cormorant
Credit: Mike Bolte
Tree Swallow
Tree Swallow
Credit: Mike Bolte
Credit: Mike Bolte
Credit: Mike Bolte
Credit: Mike Bolte
BrassNuts

Trad climber
Save your a_s, reach for the brass...
Apr 15, 2013 - 11:36am PT
Touché Mike - nice stuff! Like that crazy blue throat shot.
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Apr 15, 2013 - 11:38am PT
Like the color on that tree swallow, kind of like a dark turquoise. great pics guys, some real talent here.
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