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BIRDS OF THE DAY #419218
10/19/11 10:19 AM
10/19/11 10:19 AM
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Birdland - 1 mile north
ScubaLdy Offline OP
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I'll start.
I keep two lists in the back of my Birds of Belize book.
1. Returning birds
2. First time here.

Last night the Great Horned Owl was hooting from the lot north east of me. The locals will say "Christmas is coming."

Two days ago what looked like an American Redstart only instead of red she was flashing yellow. In the book it noted that the females are yellow. There is no picture so if I had not had the male here last year (and some good pictures of him too) I would not have been able to identify her.

I don't know how to post a picture here so will post one of each of the above on the photo thread.


Harriette
Take only pictures leave only bubbles
Re: BIRDS OF THE DAY [Re: ScubaLdy] #419219
10/19/11 10:21 AM
10/19/11 10:21 AM
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada and S...
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Have you noticed a decrease in the osprey due to the owls?

Re: BIRDS OF THE DAY [Re: ScubaLdy] #419221
10/19/11 10:30 AM
10/19/11 10:30 AM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 5,546
Birdland - 1 mile north
ScubaLdy Offline OP
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Last year the pair of Osprey moved. I have not seen any Osprey nest here in Tres Cocos since then. Before the owls residents were known to knock down the Osprey nests on thier property because of the mess. People down the road built a stand over the sea to eliminate the problem.


Harriette
Take only pictures leave only bubbles
Re: BIRDS OF THE DAY [Re: ScubaLdy] #419225
10/19/11 10:43 AM
10/19/11 10:43 AM
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San Pedro/Prescott
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Last year the owls spent a couple of weeks down by Caribbean Villas. I wonder if they are still hunting there?

Re: BIRDS OF THE DAY [Re: ScubaLdy] #419242
10/19/11 01:18 PM
10/19/11 01:18 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,520
PACWest, SACSouth
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Ah! The long awaited (since this morning) Bird of the Day Thread!
Muchisimas gracias Senora!

The GHO's here (NorCal) are going nuts hootin their twisty little heads off...

*aHooHoo* Hey baby, How *hoo* you doin'?


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