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Here's one, "Yellow Billed Cuckoo"

Discussion in 'Birds' started by hangin tree, May 22, 2007.

  1. I'm not sure but I checked it out and believe that is right name.

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  2. Very nice I love the detail on those tail feathers! Thanks for sharing!
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    that one sure is different.
    Great shot.
  4. Thak You for looking in This is One I had not seen before
  5. Thanks Gale

    The little one has left the nest tree
  6. Glacier


    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    What a catch Gary! I've seen a few in my day but never have I taken a photo of one.

  7. Thanks Andy

    It looks like my Eagle project is over the little one was nowhere to be found this morning.
  8. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Wow Gary, what an interesting looking species. The coloration is remarkable. I doubt that I have ever heard of these before.
  9. I had to have help finding the bird in the book and then I thought they were pulling my leg but no it was there just as plane as day
  10. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Missy will return to the tree once in awhile I bet
    Boy you had that pegged yesterday

    Well I can say you stayed right to the end. and yesterdays pics are even more precious to have.

    Wonder what Lou will say. If she may return by the tree or the parents also
  11. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Really like the branch shadows, gives the image dimension for me.

    Very nice image.
  12. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Holy Moly Gary, where in the heck did you get this?? I had no idea that we had this species in our region. I'm both impressed and intrigued.

    Can you take me there? :biggrin:
  13. well, i have no idea about bird IDs...
    but these are nice images.


  14. I'm sure they will be around for a least a few weeks but random flights, not those sure things like I have had.

  15. He never would come out but I kind of like the effect as well.
  16. I did not even know what it was, in fact when I got the ID I thought someone was pulling my leg. I looked it up and was surprised to find it clearly in the book. First one I've knowingly seen.

    Try Buck Island!!
  17. "The birds & animals images posted by me, have all been shot in the wild and none of them are captive images"

    I agree with this and would add that no baits or feeders are used.

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