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Raptor Identification Workshop

Started Jul 29 0 Replies

Please join us on August 20 from 7:00-9:00PM at the Ganong Nature Park in Charlotte County for a two hour presentation/discussion. We will show slides of perched birds as well as those in flight.…Continue

Feather ID

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart Tingley Jul 9, 2017. 4 Replies

I posted a photo of a feather earlier. Anyone want to take a shot at identifying it?  Will attach it here as well.Continue

GPS/Map Apps and Audio Recording Apps for iPhone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jimmy Dee Jul 7, 2017. 7 Replies

Can anyone recommend a good GPS/Map App for an iPhone? My intended use will be bird surveys, so important features will be ability to store co-ordinates, measure distance traveled and of coarse, show…Continue

Canon EF 100-400 lens for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd Watts Apr 4, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi Everyone,I am selling my 100-400. This lens has been owned by me for several years and has only received occasional use (mostly at the hawk watch). It only shows wear in one very small area where…Continue

 

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Todd Watts replied to Miramichi Birder's discussion ID Request
"Female Cape May"
Sunday
Todd Watts replied to Gail's discussion Is this a Cooper's Hawk or a Sharp-shinned Hawk? Please and thank you
"FYI - Fine or coarse streaking on accipiters refers to markings on the chest. This individual is barred. Coups tend to be finely marked (more coarse or heavily in the west), sharp-shins and goshawks tend to be more heavily marked (goshawks can be…"
Saturday
Todd Watts replied to manon deshaies's discussion hawk
"FYI - There will be rapor identification workshop at the Ganong Nature Park in Charlotte County on August 20 from 7-9PM."
Saturday
Todd Watts replied to Gail's discussion Is this a Cooper's Hawk or a Sharp-shinned Hawk? Please and thank you
"Hi Gail, Perched raptors can be tricky, even for iindividuals that see lots of raptors. I don't consider myself to have great expertise with images of this type, but will take a shot at describing what I see here. Rounded tail - The appearence…"
Saturday
Todd Watts replied to Miramichi Birder's discussion ID Request
" Another tip - Consider habitat. Was the bird in a forest (hard, soft or mixed), alder thicket, willows, a swamp, marsh?  "
Aug 1
Todd Watts replied to Miramichi Birder's discussion ID Request
" Another tip - Consider habitat. Was the bird in a forest (hard, soft or mixed), alder thicket, willows, a swamp, marsh?  "
Aug 1
Todd Watts replied to Miramichi Birder's discussion ID Request
" Another tip - Consider habitat. Was the bird in a forest (hard, soft or mixed), alder thicket, willows, a swamp, marsh?  "
Aug 1
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Raptor Identification Workshop

Please join us on August 20 from 7:00-9:00PM at the Ganong Nature Park in Charlotte County for a two hour presentation/discussion. We will show slides of perched birds as well as those in flight. Species covered will include hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures, osprey and harrier. This presentation will be suitable for birder/naturalists of all levels.See More
Jul 29
Todd Watts replied to Arliss Wilson's discussion Nest ID
"A cavity of that size could be used by many creatures. Squirrels, owls, starlings, woodpeckers and more will use them. The hole size and shape can indicate which species is currently using it (this can change seasonally). Another clue is nesting…"
Jul 26
Todd Watts liked Andrew Olive's discussion Mourning Warbler with possible hooded warbler song??? Please help
Jun 3
Todd Watts replied to Andrew Olive's discussion Mourning Warbler with possible hooded warbler song??? Please help
"Atypical vocalizations like this demonstrate how learning warbler songs is a life long process. I am often employed to ID birds by song or call and can get most within a few seconds. Songs like this make me pause (which is humbling).  Most of…"
Jun 3
Todd Watts replied to Steve Tinker's discussion Mute Swan in St Andrews
"Steve, That bird belongs to someone from Chamcook. "
May 31
Todd Watts replied to Justin Chase's discussion Small Raptor in Flight
"Another accipiter is possible, but I see goshawk everytime I look at it. One possibility is that there is more than one bird of prey in this persons area. As a matter of fact, there would likely be more than one raptor species anywhere you go. I…"
May 9
Todd Watts replied to Inge Lutz's discussion Hawk or falcon?
"You folks got it. Adult Cooper's and Merlin."
May 9

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At 10:34am on November 5, 2010, Denis A. Doucet said…
Hi Todd,

Welcome to the site! Eagerly awaiting info on the Hawk Watch from down your way. I imagine most movement is done now, but please feel free to add data, images, reports. I am certain lots would love to hear about that sort of thing!
 
 
 

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