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#1 SAGITARUS

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 09:44 PM

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Posted 04 April 2008 - 08:41 AM

Yep! The only good starling, is a dead one. :pirashoot:
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Posted 04 April 2008 - 05:47 PM

Most, if not all of those birds were blackbirds, not starlings. This is what a starling looks like. Correctly identifying your target is part of the game.dbAttached File  starling_photo.jpg   2.25KB   36 downloads
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Posted 04 April 2008 - 05:52 PM

Boy Dave, I think everyone of those was a blackbird. I didn't see starling one in there. :harhar1[1]:

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Posted 04 April 2008 - 08:15 PM

:harhar1[1]: Actually, to be more precise and scientific, it should be properly addressed as "Euphagus cyanocphalus."

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Posted 04 April 2008 - 08:29 PM

Some were (Euphagus cyanocephalus) but I'd don't think they were all Brewers.

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Posted 04 April 2008 - 09:40 PM

Some were (Euphagus cyanocephalus) but I'd don't think they were all Brewers.

I agree with you, John. they could have been other species of female "black" birds. The video is poor res. and their could have even been a grackle amongst them. :harhar1[1]: db
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Posted 05 April 2008 - 08:17 AM

Yep Dave, I did see a grackle and maybe a cowbird. I agree with the female brewers too.

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 08:15 PM

sparrows are legal to kill right? As a kid I would kill a lot and give them to my cat.

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 09:52 PM

Only English sparrows are legal to kill.

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 10:51 PM

Only English sparrows are legal to kill.

Sounds discriminatory to me!Other sparrows should have equal rights!

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 10:52 PM

Here's the English Sparrow(also called House Sparrow). They are introduced and they aren't really a sparrow, but a weaver finch. Some types of weaver finches build tremendous colonies in Africa. They are very gregarious.dbAttached File  englishsparrow.jpg   28.42KB   42 downloads
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