You can click on the photos to enlarge them for more detail. Reviewing past blog posts may also give you clues to some of the birds. Each photo should have enough clues for you to make a positive identification.
I have disabled comments on this particular post so that you can't "cheat" off other people's guesses. Please number and email me your best educated guesses!
Blurred in Flight
|1. Hint: Photographed in Farmington, Utah. The background is the roof of an LDS Church building. Photo taken when I saw the vagrant Dickcissel.|
|2. Hint: Photographed in Mill Creek Canyon, Salt Lake City, Utah - Two of these birds are featured in this photo i.d. contest.|
|3. Hint: This should be easy as its not too blurry. Photographed at Maple Dell Scout Camp|
|4. Hint: Photographed at my lunch-hour patch|
|5. Hint: Photographed in my backyard|
|6. Hint: Photographed at my lunch-hour patch very recently|
|7. Hint: Photographed at my lunch-hour patch - the tell-tale is in the tail.|
|8. Hint: Its a hummingbird. Duh! Photographed at Maple Dell Scout Camp.|
|9. Hint: Photo taken in Mill Creek Canyon, Utah in a Scrub-Oak tree. Two of these birds are featured in this photo i.d. contest. Both photos were taken of the same bird actually within minutes of each other.|
|10. Hint: Photo taken at my lunch-hour patch. I'm gonna leave this one as a challenge for ya.|
|11. Hint: The shadow reveals a lot about this bird, but if that doesn't help ya, other clues are in the photo, especially if you are a regular reader of this here blog.|