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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:25
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks Eduardo Niels

Thanks Eduardo

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 13:30
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By njlarsen
Dear All I found another couple of images which...

Dear All
I found another couple of images which shows the tail to be rounded even when folded. That seems to conflict somewhat with the expectations, compare with this image:...
Forum: Ecuador including Galapagos Isles Yesterday, 00:55
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks All, unfortunately I do not have the...

Thanks All,
unfortunately I do not have the logistics to visit there at the moment. We will return to Ecuador at some undetermined time in the future.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th October 2017, 21:30
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By njlarsen
I agree that is the hope. The discussion in this...

I agree that is the hope. The discussion in this thread makes sound like vulpinus should become synonymous with nominate ...

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th October 2017, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By njlarsen
That undertail pattern is as far as I understand...

That undertail pattern is as far as I understand pretty unique for Magnolia. Comparing with Sibley, it seems the first winter female can be excluded based on the stripes on the back. Of the remaining...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th October 2017, 18:18
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By njlarsen
Any view of the underside of the tail? Niels

Any view of the underside of the tail?

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 19th October 2017, 18:39
Replies: 176
Views: 53,252
Posted By njlarsen
Red-throated Parakeet rubritorquis should also be...

Red-throated Parakeet rubritorquis should also be come a full species according to their recommendations (mentioned in the abstract but not included in the title).

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th October 2017, 00:50
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By njlarsen
Thank you Eduardo, I did not realize that species...

Thank you Eduardo,
I did not realize that species would show such a rounded tail with pale tips.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th October 2017, 19:36
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By njlarsen
hummingbird from Campeche, Mexico

More precisely from Rio Bec Dreams, a little hotel within the Calakmul Biosphere reserve. I have plenty of images but they all essentioally show the same angle. If there is a specific thing you would...
Forum: Bats Sunday 15th October 2017, 12:44
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks Andy, I had expected some type of white...

Thanks Andy,
I had expected some type of white markings on an owl. My guess was some type of nightjar, but again, most of them has white markings on the wings which I did not see.

Niels
Forum: Mammals Saturday 14th October 2017, 22:32
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By njlarsen
Red squirrel in Europe occurs in a number of...

Red squirrel in Europe occurs in a number of color phases including blackish. This might be the most strongly black individual I have seen a photo of

Niels
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 14th October 2017, 15:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By njlarsen
Hello all, I have now obtained this book and used...

Hello all,
I have now obtained this book and used it on some relatively low key birding in the Yucatan peninsula. I found it eminently usable. Highlights:
1 illustration of all the migrants, though...
Forum: Bats Saturday 14th October 2017, 00:43
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By njlarsen
Thank you Aiden, this animal was clearly much...

Thank you Aiden, this animal was clearly much bigger with slower wing beats than the Palmswifts (I have also seen them in DR).

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Friday 13th October 2017, 01:35
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By njlarsen
2017 rumor

This from the 4/3 rumor site (https://www.43rumors.com/)

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 13th October 2017, 00:53
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By njlarsen
Hello Dieter, just to get the ball Rolling: Many...

Hello Dieter, just to get the ball Rolling: Many of these would be available between Gibraltar and the Portuguese border (Donana etc.), and some of them would likely continue into Portugal along the...
Forum: Bats Thursday 12th October 2017, 22:05
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By njlarsen
Bat or bird - Calakmul, Mexico

Hello all,
unfortunately no photo. I was outside in early light in the grounds of Rio Bec Dreams, inside the biosphere Calakmul area of Campeche, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. I saw this large animal...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Saturday 7th October 2017, 02:50
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By njlarsen
Correct, I will look at that as time...

Correct, I will look at that as time permits

Niels
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 6th October 2017, 01:49
Replies: 105
Views: 4,420
Posted By njlarsen
That is where I have the biggest difference with...

That is where I have the biggest difference with what you are saying. In the field, in a place where I have poor knowledge of the bird species available, I would go for the hard copy every time. I...
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 22:02
Replies: 63
Views: 5,588
Posted By njlarsen
IF everything else was equal I would go with...

IF everything else was equal I would go with option one of the two you list. However, there has been several reports of this type of function also improving AF on far away objects.

The reason I am...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 1st October 2017, 00:19
Replies: 63
Views: 5,588
Posted By njlarsen
Focusing seems spot on for these Niels

Focusing seems spot on for these

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Friday 29th September 2017, 16:08
Replies: 63
Views: 5,588
Posted By njlarsen
I have the 100-400 on the G85 and also feel happy...

I have the 100-400 on the G85 and also feel happy with performance most of the time. A couple of days ago I was on a larger ship with brown booby around me. Most shots had water behind the birds, and...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 28th September 2017, 15:49
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By njlarsen
There is considerably more reason to be concerned...

There is considerably more reason to be concerned about the parrots in Dominica. The island is essentially bare of leaves at least on the west side (I just got evacuated from there). These are large,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th September 2017, 19:13
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By njlarsen
Could 2 be a Saffron Finch? they should be...

Could 2 be a Saffron Finch? they should be possible in Jamaica.

I agree on the yellow warbler, notice the pattern of yellow and black on the wings

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Monday 18th September 2017, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By njlarsen
Timber, clarity and definition depends on a...

Timber, clarity and definition depends on a number of issues: quality of lens, quality of postprocessing, and quality/size of sensor.

The small sensor is mainly a problem in dark spots, while I am...
Forum: Mexico Monday 18th September 2017, 16:02
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By njlarsen
Hello Julian, I think Howell described gates at...

Hello Julian,
I think Howell described gates at the edge of the proper forest reserve on both these roads in the birdfinding guide. That obviously is a lot of years ago, but I never tried the...
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