Photography

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tags: Swallow-tailed Kite, Fork-tailed Hawk, Swallow-tailed Hawk, Snake Hawk, Fish Hawk, Elanoides forficatus, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Swallow-tailed Kite, also known by a bunch of other common names, such as the Fork-tailed Hawk, Swallow-tailed Hawk, Snake Hawk and Fish Hawk, Elanoides forficatus, photographed at Double Bayou Park, Chambers County, Anahuac, Texas.…

tags: Irania, White-throated Robin, Irania gutturalis, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Irania, also known as the White-throated Robin, Irania gutturalis, photographed at Nyumba ya Mungu Reservoir, Tanzania, Africa. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Dan Logen, 14 January 2010 [larger view]. Nikon D300, 600 mm VR lens.…

tags: Green Barbet, Stactolaema olivacea, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Green Barbet, Stactolaema olivacea, photographed at Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania, Africa. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Dan Logen, 10 January 2010 [larger view]. Nikon D300, 200-400 VR lens at 400 mm., ISO 800, 1/640 sec,…

tags: White-winged Scoter, Melanitta deglandi, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] White-winged Scoter, Melanitta deglandi, photographed at Bodega Bay, California. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 12 May 2010 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/500s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400. Please…

tags: Paul the Prognosticating Octopus Oracle Sez, soccer, football, World Cup 2010, fun, offbeat, weird, news Paul the Prognosticating Octopus Oracle has disappointed his German fans by choosing Spain over Germany in tomorrow’s World Cup Football match. Paul is a two-year-old English-born octopus of unknown species who has lived in the aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany…

tags: Acorn Woodpecker, Melanerpes formicivorus, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Acorn Woodpecker, Melanerpes formicivorus, photographed in China Camp State Park, Point San Pedro Peninsula, California. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 11 May 2010 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/400s…

tags: Black-throated Sparrow, Desert Sparrow, Amphispiza bilineata, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Black-throated Sparrow, also known (erroneously) as the Desert Sparrow, Amphispiza bilineata, photographed in Falcon State Park, Falcon Heights, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 5 April 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa…

tags: Zitting Cisticola, Streaked Fantail Warbler, Cisticola juncidis, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Zitting Cisticola, sometimes known as the Streaked Fantail Warbler,Cisticola juncidis, photographed at Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Dan Logen, 20 January 2010 [larger view]. Nikon D300, 600 mm…

tags: Hooded Vulture, Necrosyrtes monachus, Marabou Stork, Leptoptilos crumeniferus, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Hooded Vulture, Necrosyrtes monachus (background: Marabou Stork, Leptoptilos crumeniferus), photographed at the Ndutu Safari Lodge, near Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Dan Logen, 21 January 2010 [larger…

tags: Western Tanager, Piranga ludoviciana, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Western Tanager, Piranga ludoviciana, photographed in Wilsall, Montana. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Ron Shimek [larger view]. Olympus OM-10 in an Ikelite Housing, Kodachrome 64 film. Please name at least one field mark that supports your…