Identification

Identification 2018-02-07T12:11:21+00:00

ABA Photo Quiz
with Tony Leukering

May 2018 Photo Quiz

May 2nd, 2018|

Photos and answers are supplied by Tony Leukering, a freelance ornithologist based in the Tampa Bay area, with strong interests in bird migration, distribution, and identification. He has [...]

  • ID Challenge #12

    This month’s quiz bird produced an interesting array of responses, but most were of some species of duck. The wide bill and webbed feet certainly support such an identification.

Advanced Identification

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Soft Spot

Sure, it’s great to look at feathers. But the “soft parts” of a bird—its [...]

Identifying Juvenile Warblers

The Fun Really Begins Here

Secondary Aging Criteria

It pays to pay attention to the often-overlooked secondary flight feathers of large soaring birds.

Vagrancy and Identification of First-cycle Slaty-backed Gulls

North American birders face a formative identification puzzle...