Date: 12/25/20 9:08 am
From: Al & Lois <alandlois...>
Subject: Re: YRWA and NOFL at Creve Coeur Lake
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Al Smith
Bridgeton
St. Louis County


On 12/25/2020 10:46 AM, Maureen Thomas-Murphy wrote:
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> I had a yellow-rump that visited my feeders all winter a couple of
> years ago.  It picked through all the seed in order to snatch tiny
> cubes of dried papaya.
>
> Maureen Thomas-Murphy
>
> St Louis
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> *From:* Missouri Wild Bird Forum <MOBIRDS-L...> *On
> Behalf Of *Art Zemon
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> *Subject:* Re: YRWA and NOFL at Creve Coeur Lake
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> Holy cow! Zillions of replies and on Christmas eve, yet. Thank you
> Michael and Keith and Kevin and William and John and Yvonne and
> Charlotte and Edge and Karin.
>
> I have gone back and looked more closely at the Northern Flicker. I do
> see some photos of it that look like the bird that I saw today.
>
> Candy has fun with the binoculars she got for chanukah. I found an
> old, manual focus 500mm lens for my camera. With all that glass, only
> the cold weather is chasing us indoors. We are both looking forward to
> spending more time birding together. It's really cool that in 30
> minutes at Creve Coeur Lake, I found seven species. I can't identify
> them when I see them but Candy and I spend time with the photos after
> we get home and it's fun to figure out what's what.
>
> Cheers,
>
>   -- Art Z.
>
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 8:02 PM Michael Grant <mikecurlew...>
> <mailto:<mikecurlew...>> wrote:
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> Correct on YRWA and the mystery bird is a Northern Flicker.
>
> Mike Grant
>
> Chesterfield, MO
>
>
>
> On Dec 24, 2020, at 7:59 PM, Art Zemon <art...>
> <mailto:<art...>> wrote:
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> Hello,
>
> My wife and I are new to birding and having way too much fun.
> We are unsure about a couple of the birds that I saw today at
> Creve Coeur Lake and I hope that you can help.
>
> First up is a bird that I think might be a Yellow-Rumped
> Warbler:
> https://gallery.wonderart.us/Animals/Wild-Birds/Yellow-Rumped-Warbler/
> <https://gallery.wonderart.us/Animals/Wild-Birds/Yellow-Rumped-Warbler/>
>
> From what I have read, it is rare in Missouri in December so I
> am hesitant to say for sure that I saw a YRWA.
>
> Next is a complete mystery:
> https://gallery.wonderart.us/Animals/Wild-Birds/Mystery-Bird/
> <https://gallery.wonderart.us/Animals/Wild-Birds/Mystery-Bird/>
>
> None of the woodpecker pictures in any of the books or
> websites that I have found show any spots on the underside so
> I am completely baffled by this one.
>
> Thanks much,
>
>   -- Art Z.
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