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Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th January 2017, 00:49
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By bkrownd
Also note that the eBird filters are a fixed...

Also note that the eBird filters are a fixed number threshold. They don't take into account if you've been counting for 5 minutes or 5 hours, 50 meters or 50 kilometers - it's the same threshold for...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 13th October 2016, 00:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By bkrownd
Send him an e-mail. He's usually responsive.

Send him an e-mail. He's usually responsive.
Forum: Sea Watch Tuesday 13th September 2016, 23:10
Replies: 12
Views: 4,956
Posted By bkrownd
I would also imagine they like to ride the rising...

I would also imagine they like to ride the rising warm air. There's no reason they wouldn't like the caldera. There are roughly a dozen other bird species living in there alongside them without any...
Forum: Sea Watch Saturday 10th September 2016, 01:53
Replies: 12
Views: 4,956
Posted By bkrownd
They also use other pit craters of various size...

They also use other pit craters of various size in that region, not just the caldera.They like cliffs, and the craters provide those. Cruising to the upper regions of Kilauea is a short flight...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th April 2016, 23:57
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By bkrownd
Actually, they are present on most of the major...

Actually, they are present on most of the major islands now. (Unless the Maui reports are an unusual hoax) So far Hawaii Island is the notable exception, but probably not forever.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 16th July 2015, 22:37
Replies: 13
Views: 4,730
Posted By bkrownd
It seems like hawaii creeper changes genus every...

It seems like hawaii creeper changes genus every other year.
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 1st July 2015, 21:39
Replies: 22
Views: 4,025
Posted By bkrownd
Money is only one aspect of it. They also...

Money is only one aspect of it. They also (usually) need party support. They also need "political base" votes. They also need some minimum of general election votes. So the answer is all the...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 1st July 2015, 00:26
Replies: 22
Views: 4,025
Posted By bkrownd
It says Duncan is a Republican Representative...

It says Duncan is a Republican Representative from South Carolina, so Republicans in his district in South Carolina are who he's presumably "working for". That being the case, I suspect most of them...
Forum: Canon Friday 19th June 2015, 00:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,676
Posted By bkrownd
Thanks, I ordered a refurb'd S110 from Canon. ...

Thanks, I ordered a refurb'd S110 from Canon. Hoping I'll start taking lots of snail and bug photos with it.

Have you tried the HF-DC2 flash with yours?
Forum: Canon Friday 12th June 2015, 21:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,676
Posted By bkrownd
Pocket cameras

I was thinking of getting a simple compact pocket camera like a Canon S120 for quickly documenting small plants, insects and snails, but it seems that this sensible model line ends at the S120, and...
Forum: Conservation Friday 12th June 2015, 21:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,025
Posted By bkrownd
Huge exaggeration there. If "a migratory bird"...

Huge exaggeration there. If "a migratory bird" is accidentally killed by my rooftop solar panels (or window or car grill etc) I don't see much chance of suffering a felony conviction. Change "a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Friday 12th June 2015, 20:49
Replies: 5
Views: 6,294
Posted By bkrownd
Rite In The Rain is the standard for field...

Rite In The Rain is the standard for field notebooks, IME. Comes in many sizes and formats.

They aren't as durable as they could be, but the only intention is to provide an all-weather writing...
Forum: Zen Ray Tuesday 9th June 2015, 22:10
Replies: 10
Views: 7,957
Posted By bkrownd
They just replaced it. No post-mortem info.

They just replaced it. No post-mortem info.
Forum: Zen Ray Friday 5th June 2015, 22:13
Replies: 10
Views: 7,957
Posted By bkrownd
Thanks to everyone here for the input. After...

Thanks to everyone here for the input. After bird survey season ended I sent them back to Zen-Ray, who resolved the issue.
Forum: Zen Ray Friday 5th June 2015, 22:10
Replies: 11
Views: 8,958
Posted By bkrownd
Even legitimate e-mails often disappear into...

Even legitimate e-mails often disappear into "spam filters". At work our spam filters occasionally block e-mails from our own co-workers! Give him a chance via PM, at least.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 11th April 2015, 00:23
Replies: 29
Views: 8,448
Posted By bkrownd
The address that they e-mailed me from was...

The address that they e-mailed me from was "contactpalsorg" at gmail - maybe that will work for you?
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 10th April 2015, 21:36
Replies: 29
Views: 8,448
Posted By bkrownd
Eventually one of the users complained and...

Eventually one of the users complained and someone from the site e-mailed me through normal e-mail. I was able to get some information in my profile changed. I suspect my e-mails to the admin via...
Forum: Nebraska Friday 20th March 2015, 21:32
Replies: 10
Views: 5,438
Posted By bkrownd
Dunno, in late November I generally find them in...

Dunno, in late November I generally find them in the same brushy/weedy areas I find similar things like other sparrows, goldfinch and junco. Sometimes I have to stalk them in tall weeds, grasses or...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Thursday 19th March 2015, 20:56
Replies: 37
Views: 9,856
Posted By bkrownd
(pardon my CAPS - trying to add emphasis) When...

(pardon my CAPS - trying to add emphasis)

When I say "hidden" I do MEAN "invalidate". (which does NOT mean "dismissed") They are the SAME thing, because the only way to hide birds from the...
Forum: Nebraska Wednesday 18th March 2015, 01:14
Replies: 10
Views: 5,438
Posted By bkrownd
eBird shows a few american tree sparrows along...

eBird shows a few american tree sparrows along the Platte between Kearney and Grand Island over the last couple weeks.
Forum: Tips For New Birders Tuesday 17th March 2015, 22:08
Replies: 37
Views: 9,856
Posted By bkrownd
This is a subject of much misunderstanding. The...

This is a subject of much misunderstanding. The reviewers are given reviewing guidelines by eBird, which they are supposed to follow. These guidelines require reviewers to hide (not "dismiss") most...
Forum: Hawaii Tuesday 3rd March 2015, 23:15
Replies: 1
Views: 9,156
Posted By bkrownd
The birds listed are all common wild species, so...

The birds listed are all common wild species, so there's no particular reason to suspect they're caged. It's adjacent to or part of Kaelepulu Pond wetland in a residential development - you might...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 24th February 2015, 22:43
Replies: 154
Views: 21,795
Posted By bkrownd
Heh, Soon is apparently a member of my...

Heh, Soon is apparently a member of my department. We got a memo this from the director yesterday. Small world.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 10th February 2015, 19:11
Replies: 29
Views: 8,448
Posted By bkrownd
Truly odd that they can fix yours in a day and...

Truly odd that they can fix yours in a day and ignored my repeated requests for over a year.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 9th February 2015, 21:21
Replies: 29
Views: 8,448
Posted By bkrownd
What irked me is that most people really weren't...

What irked me is that most people really weren't interested in information, suggestions, asking questions or exploring on their own. If I wasn't going to give them a free tour and transportation...
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