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Started this discussion. Last reply by sophie Oct 30, 2008.

 

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Bosque Bill replied to Skip's discussion Name That Bird! in the group Burque Birding
""Fresh adult" plumage appears in the big Sibley guide. I added "very colorful" as the photo shows the bird more colorful than the guide - this could be normal variation in the bird or the point-and-shoot camera enhancing the…"
Feb 27
Skip replied to Skip's discussion Name That Bird! in the group Burque Birding
"I apologize for the delay in thanking you for your help.  I had wondered about the Wimbrel, but the coloration you describe as “very colorful fresh adult plumage” did not occur in any of my field guides.  Thank you very much…"
Feb 27
Bosque Bill replied to Skip's discussion Name That Bird! in the group Burque Birding
"Looks like a Whimbrel to me in very colorful fresh adult plumage. They're found along the California coast in winter."
Feb 20
Skip added a discussion to the group Burque Birding
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Name That Bird!

I spotted this fellow in San Diego. Even though I had only a point-and-shoot, I felt condident the blow-ups would give me enough detail to ID this bird.  I was wrong.  Can anyone help?  Thanks.…See More
Feb 20
Skip replied to Skip's discussion Opinion Sought in the group Burque Birding
"Thank you for your response and advice.  Much appreciated!"
Jan 13
John Fleck replied to Skip's discussion Opinion Sought in the group Burque Birding
"I'm with Bill on this, except insofar as I carry the pocket-sized Sibley Field Guide to Western Birds (I need the book a lot more than Bill, I suspect). I went so far as to buy cargo pants with an extra-big pocket for the book. :-) Here's…"
Jan 13
Bosque Bill replied to Skip's discussion Opinion Sought in the group Burque Birding
"It is my favorite guide for identification and is used by many as "the reference" for North American birds. It is a bit big to carry into the field, so I also have Sibley's Field Guide to Western Birds which is smaller, lighter, &…"
Jan 13
Skip added a discussion to the group Burque Birding
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Opinion Sought

I've been told that the very best book for identifying birds is the Sibley Guide to Birds. Opinions, anyone? Thank you."\See More
Jan 13

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