• Rare Bird Alert: November 15, 2019

    Notable birds continuing in the ABA Area include a Blue-footed Booby (ABA Code 4) in California and the still present Antillean Palm-Swift (5) in Florida. This week was lighter on continental rarities, but we do have a 1st record to report in Ohio where a the state’s […]

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Identification

October 2019 Photo Quiz

October 16th, 2019|

Is this an ugly quiz photo, or what! The quiz bird seems to have few field marks, particularly as most of the head and underparts are not depicted, but I guarantee that it is identifiable to species.

  • 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.

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