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By Sharon Stiteler

Fowl staring at is likely one of the most well liked spare time activities in the United States, and 1,001 secrets and techniques each chook Watcher may still Know is the 1st photographic consultant and truth ebook written in a funny conversational tone that appeals to each age and ability point. Replete with sound details, 1,001 secrets and techniques will disclose many birding myths: a bald eagle can't hold off a four-month outdated child, and crows don't move sledding for fun.

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When you get back to the car or home. For most countries with well-organised ornithological societies, there are records committees io whom records of rare waders should be sent and who will keep the description on file for the benefit of future reviewers. It is clearly imperative that only bona fide occurrences are incorporated into the permanent records of the country or region. Owing to the difficulties of wader identification, it is advisable to try to obtain some corroboration from experienced observers.

Male is often appreciably smaller than female, d JUVENILE: Virtually identical, except race hypomeiaena {h, i), to 7e, with dark brown upperparts and white or buffish underparts and supercilium. Rictal lappets absent, but very small frontal wattle is two-lobed, providing the only certain separation from 7. e JUVENILE: Same plumage as d, in flight; greenish-yellow flight feathers, f ADULT race scapularis (W Ecuador): Adult shows some black feathers among the upper scapulars and, in flight, almost whitish outer primaries, g ADULT race hypomeiaena (W Panama to N Colombia): All maroon-chestnut is replaced by black, h JUVENILE race hypomeiaena: Flanks, axrllaries and underwing-coverts are black (dark maroon in other races and in 7e).

Some show a small patch of pale red at base of bill. In flight, nominate race shows relatively narrower wings than other races. Adult male is depicted. Underwing pattern is similar in all races. PLATE 11: Australasian stilts 24 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus See Plate 10 q ADULT MALE race leucocephalus, 'Pied Stilt' (Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand): White upper mantle. Black of nape and hindneck often stands out as a raised ridge of feathers. Black collar may be almost complete. An example from Australia is depicted.

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