Friday, April 25, 2008

A short ID quiz

Name this North American breeder:

13 comments:

  1. You should have submitted this to the birdQUIZ blog!! My guess (note guess) is one of the crossbills!

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  2. Next time I've got a good one, I'll submit it. You guessed wrong, unfortunately. This was harder than I thought. There aren't that many birds with pink on them.

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  3. Tough one for sure. My first impression is Pyrrhuloxia. Challenging, nice!
    - Mike

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  4. Sorry Mike, that's not it either. Patrick was closest so far.

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  5. Nope, not House Finch. Keep on guessing folks :)

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  6. Redpoll, then?

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  7. No, but that's a pretty good guess too. Perhaps I'll drop another hint. Patrick was closest so far, and it's a western species, so it may not come to mind easily to our eastern minds.

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  8. Bingo! Lewis's Woodpecker it is.

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