ABA Photo Quiz
with Tony Leukering

May 2020 Photo Quiz

May 18th, 2020|

This quiz bird has a plethora of useful field marks, so the fact that we are looking at the south end of a north-bound bird should be alleviated somewhat.

Advanced Identification

Status & Distribution: the Most Under-used ID Feature

This feature is not something that is only just coming to light, nor is it related to the introduction of digital cameras, nor is it due to the internet—although the internet has enabled a more thorough understanding of it. This incredible identification feature is temporal likelihood, aka time of year.

Soft Spot

“Soft parts” is the term given to the parts of a bird not covered by feathers, although some of these parts are not particularly “soft.”