[BIRDWG01] Pictures of Painted Bunting (fwd)
ipaulsen at krl.org
Sun Mar 3 22:46:52 PST 2002
Another point of view on the Seattle Painted Bunting.
Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
ipaulsen at krl.org
"Rallidae all the way"
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Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2002 22:11:14 -0800
From: Luke Cole <luke at igc.org>
To: ian paulsen <ipaulsen at KRL.ORG>
Subject: Re: [BIRDWG01] Pictures of Painted Bunting (fwd)
Ian, it is definitely a male -- no female has more than a "few" red or blue
feathers, this has entirely red and blue feather tracts. Judging from the
yellow in the throat and back, it is not a bird eating its natural diet and
thus is probably and escaped cage bird. I would expect the back to be
greener, and the throat greener, if this is a young male molting into adult
----- Original Message -----
From: "ian paulsen" <ipaulsen at KRL.ORG>
To: <BIRDWG01 at listserv.arizona.edu>
Sent: Sunday, March 03, 2002 8:13 PM
Subject: [BIRDWG01] Pictures of Painted Bunting (fwd)
> HI Frontiers:
> Can anyone tell me what age/sex class this bird is? Pyle 1997 book states
> that some females can have a few red and blue feathers.
> Ian Paulsen
> Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
> ipaulsen at krl.org
> A.K.A.: "Birdbooker"
> "Rallidae all the way"
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> Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2002 19:24:34 -0800
> From: Ilene Samowitz <ilenesamowitz at attbi.com>
> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu
> Subject: Pictures of Painted Bunting
> I thank lots of you for help in answering my questions on bird
> photography/digiscoping. I have just started getting my equipment
> I am currently shooting pictures with a Coolpix 900 through my Leica 77
> scope with a 20X eyepiece. I am handholding them.
> Here is the website to see the two pictures I took today of the Painted
> http://photos.yahoo.com/rockawaybirder select album birds.
> Please let me know if you have any problems accessing them.
> Ilene Samowitz
> Cedar Park, NE Seattle (N of Matthews Beach)
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