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New Photo Quiz: November/December 2013 Birding

Photo Quiz time!

Here are the New Photo Quiz images in the November/December 2013 issue of Birding magazine.

Birds are marvelously complex, and no bird species ought to be reduced to a single field mark. Which is a clue to this photo quiz…

Each of our quiz birds is posed in such a way that you cannot see a key field mark, perhaps the key field mark. Please tell us (1) what key field mark is obscured or invisible, and (2) how you identified the bird anyhow.

Here goes:

13-6-16-01 [Quiz Bird A]

Quiz Bird A

13-6-16-02 [Quiz Bird B]

Quiz Bird B

13-6-16-03 [Quiz Bird C]

Quiz Bird C

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Ted Floyd

Ted Floyd

Editor, Birding magazine at American Birding Association
Ted Floyd is the Editor of Birding magazine, and he is broadly involved in other programs and initiatives of the ABA. He is the author of more than 100 magazine and journal articles, and has written four recent books, including an ABA title, the ABA Guide to Birds of Colorado. Floyd is a frequent speaker at birding festivals and state ornithological society meetings, and he has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Mainly, he listens to birds at night.
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