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Tony

Trad climber
Pt. Richmond, CA
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:49am PT
Darwin,

Fledgling W Bluebird.

Here is a fledgling Townsend's Solitaire. A lot of similarities.
Credit: Tony

little z, It seemed the Caracara didn't have a chance to elude your crew.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Jul 1, 2013 - 01:11am PT
Cyndi,, perhaps a pintail hen and chicks?
cyndiebransford

climber
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Jul 1, 2013 - 02:17am PT
Thanks Ron. I fixed it. I didn't even look at a bird book, just assumed. My bad.
10b4me

climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 01:22pm PT
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Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Jul 1, 2013 - 03:12pm PT
Really great photos everyone.

Not much from me...got this Rock Wren from the job site (hiking guide) near Pilar, NM.

Credit: Bob D'A

Credit: Bob D'A
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Jul 1, 2013 - 03:21pm PT
Awesome pics Little Z, your buddies nickname was funny.
Brit guide Harry Barnard, aka "Harry Spotter"

Funny ass name, had me chucklin' for a while.
Seen some awesome birds lately on our camping/road trips, but no pictures, except really fuzzy ones that don't even compare to what people post here.
Unless I have a Dodo sighting, they really aren't worth posting.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 1, 2013 - 03:23pm PT
Unless I have a Dodo sighting, they really aren't worth posting.

DON'T YOU DARE POST THAT SHOT OF ME!
Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Jul 1, 2013 - 03:40pm PT
Bob - that first shot of the wren is particularly nice!
Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Jul 2, 2013 - 11:15pm PT
Reilly,

strike 2 on the Caracara!

I went to see the first one spotted in 2/2012 and then this time I went the very next day. No luck. Nobody did on day 2. It was a one day wonder.

Heading to SE AZ in one month though so crossing my fingers and hoping to see one there!

they look so damn cool!
Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Jul 3, 2013 - 12:56pm PT
Thanks Mike.

Here is one from today...I thinking Black-headed Grosbeak but it could be a Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

Need a expert on this one.

Credit: Bob D'A
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 3, 2013 - 01:04pm PT
Slater, yer best shot for a Caracara is down at the Buenos Aires NWA.*
If you camp there and lie outside at night nekked with a slab of steak on
yer chest you might also see the jaguar that roams that place. Happy Hunting!

Wish me luck, too, I'm off to the Midwest in 3 weeks. Unfortunately it is
to go to a flipping wedding as it is at least a month past the prime birding
there. How could my niece be so inconsiderate in her scheduling? I still
think I have a gud chance of adding 6-12 boids to the Life List but it is
gonna come up short of getting me over the 500 Hump. ;-(

*They've stacks of Harlequin Quail there, too.
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Jul 3, 2013 - 01:41pm PT
Pretty bird Bob D'A....I go with Black-Headed female though due to the darker bill color and the golden wash. Check out the bottom of this page that discusses it a very little.

http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/rose-breasted_grosbeak/id

Open to hearing (and learning from) better birder's thoughts.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 3, 2013 - 01:48pm PT
I'd say it is clearly a Black-headed based on the dark bill, especially the
upper, and the buffy eyebrow. Furthermore, the RBGR female's breast would
be much lighter and streaked.
Slater

Trad climber
Central Coast
Jul 4, 2013 - 12:23am PT
Reilly,

Lucky for me I usually sleep outside naked, but the steak is usually on the inside of my belly. I wonder if that'll still work?

Momma and baby...

Credit: Slater

Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Jul 4, 2013 - 12:20pm PT
Happy 4th of July to everyone.

Swainson's Hawk on the way to the store today.

Credit: Bob D'A
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 4, 2013 - 12:34pm PT
Great shot, Bob!
Chewybacca

Trad climber
Montana, Whitefish
Jul 4, 2013 - 12:47pm PT
I need to spend more time on the interwebz. Took quite awhile to catch up on this great and active thread. But it was worth it, lots of cool birds from all over. I particularly like the shots of birds from Costa Rica and other places I've never visited. If a person isn't careful they could learn a lot about birds from a thread like this.

In May I kind of switched gears from a bird-centric world to a mammal focused world (I posted some pics in the 'Animals seen while climbing' thread). But I've still managed to get quite a few birdy shots. Here are a few of them.

A Red-Winged Blackbird chasing a Red-Tailed Hawk



A Red-Tailed Hawk chasing a Bald Eagle



The Hawk snags a feather trophy while the eagle says 'Ouch'.



The Red Tail makes another pass



The White Crowned Sparrow says 'Brrr, feet very cold, must get to warm rock!'



White Tailed Ptarmigan




Have a fun 4th everyone.
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Jul 4, 2013 - 02:49pm PT
Not my photo!


Credit: dee ee
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Jul 4, 2013 - 02:57pm PT
OK, a couple of common boids.

Credit: dee ee

Credit: dee ee
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Jul 4, 2013 - 03:00pm PT
Arrrgh, Ebird got hacked!
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