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shady

Trad climber
hasbeen
Apr 29, 2013 - 04:37pm PT
Dee eeeeeeeeeeeeee! Holy cow! Wud-up! Great shootin!
matty

Trad climber
under the sea
Apr 29, 2013 - 05:48pm PT
Yeah nice camera + shooting Dave

I'm still milking the birdapalooza shots cuz I've only been climbing lately.



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Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Apr 29, 2013 - 05:54pm PT
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SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Apr 29, 2013 - 07:28pm PT

Matty, that's a pair of funny lookin' birds. . .

hee hee hee. . .
john hansen

climber
Apr 29, 2013 - 08:57pm PT
Can any one confirm these two Hummer's for me?

Taken at Cottonwood springs in JT Nat Park

I'm thinking a female Blue Throated



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And a Calliope






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Got 5 "lifers " today!
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 29, 2013 - 09:00pm PT
A couple of white-crowned knee-knobbers.

Ha!
Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Apr 29, 2013 - 09:17pm PT
Bob,

What are these? I shouldn't be so lazy and should look them up, but whatever they are, we don't have them where I come from.

aka: I give up.

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john hansen

climber
Apr 29, 2013 - 09:20pm PT
"These" would be White Faced Ibis
Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Apr 29, 2013 - 09:46pm PT
We could pretend that the one on the left is a glossy ibis :)

Why not?
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 29, 2013 - 09:50pm PT
Well sure,, if you count the ten ounces larger weight,, and about three inches of height and "chyt'..
john hansen

climber
Apr 29, 2013 - 09:54pm PT
I think this is a verdin,

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dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Apr 30, 2013 - 05:24am PT
Hard to tell from that photo but I'm thinking Hermit Warbler. See the black on the neck and back of head? I got a good photo of one yesterday and will post later.

Bob, where was that Ibis pic from, your usual haunts?
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 30, 2013 - 05:57am PT
Definitely not a Verdin.

Beautiful bird!
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Apr 30, 2013 - 10:39am PT
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Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Apr 30, 2013 - 11:33am PT
Dee ee, you're really trying to get me to sell my equipment, aren't you? ;-)

John Hansen, I'm not convinced those were Least Sandpipers. The white balance
of the picture is questionable to me. But if you saw them as "yellow to
greenish to yellowish brown" (Kauffman) then they probably are. To further
quote Kauffman:

"The toes lack webbing at the base, and they can look surprisingly long for
the size of the bird; it is worthwhile to study the foot structure so as
to have a basis for comparison with other species."

Once, near Seattle, I was convinced I had found and photographed a Long-toed
Stint which, of course, would have been fairly earth-shaking. With the
help of an ornithologist friend at the U of Washington we decided it was
a Bigfooted Least. ;-)
Timid TopRope

Social climber
'used to be Paradise, CA
Apr 30, 2013 - 12:51pm PT
John

I'm also in dee ee's camp: photo suggests a hermit warbler.

Sorry we failed to hook up when you were nearby. Nita and I ended up at the Sac river and had a nice look at black headed grosbeaks and lazuli buntings. Also watched Forster's terns and osprey working the river. Had a brief look at a blue grosbeak and many b orioles all over the place.
Hope you score in AZ.

Last weekend at our "secret" lake near Lassen we had nesting Sandhills, several bald eagles, pileated's, white headed's, w tanagers, wood ducks, gw teal, a lone olive sided flycatcher and listened to an all night symphony of winnowing wilson snipe.
Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Apr 30, 2013 - 01:08pm PT
Dee ee...Walden Ponds near Boulder. Maybe one of the best spots in the Boulder area for birding.

Also...great shots.


Leaving for Colombia tonight...should be a great birding trip.

Spending about five days in this area.

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Elcapinyoazz

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Apr 30, 2013 - 01:16pm PT
John Hansen, on the hummers...

Seems unlikely to be a Blue-throated, JT is not in their range AFAIK. On that first one, I'd think probably Costa's, possibly Black-chinned. We see a a fair amount of both around my place.
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Apr 30, 2013 - 01:23pm PT
Can't wait to see the picks u get in CR Bob. Sure there will be some great ones, have a great/fun trip.
shady

Trad climber
hasbeen
Apr 30, 2013 - 06:30pm PT
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I know.....a butt shot. Eh..a guy's gotta start somewhere.
Edit: a two glove bird.
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