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Recent content by ACO

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    RFI: Listing software for MAC

    Looks interesting, but I am looking for software so I can keep my own data on my own computer. Not looking to place it on-line; already do use eBird for sharing data, but this request is for private use. Thanks though, Peter
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    RFI: Listing software for MAC

    I just bought a MAC notebook and want to purchase listing software to keep all my birding records- any suggestions? Thank you in advance, Peter
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    Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

    Yes, the waders were unusual for the area, but heavy winter snows caused flooding in spring and one area remained wet, so good waders in an otherwise dry area.
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    Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

    NORTH AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGIST UNION TOUR VANCOUVER TO THE OKANAGAN AUG 19 – 21, 2012 Led by: Dick Cannings & Chris Charlesworth Participants: Anna Scharnagl John & Shirley Byrne Peter Saenger Frederic Bussiere. DAY 1 – AUG 19 We gathered outside the Gage Residences at UBC in Vancouver at 6...
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    Museum mount ID help needed-Australia?

    Thank you to all!
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    Museum mount ID help needed-Australia?

    Since I do not know the species, I am not sure of what country to list in the subject line, but something is pointing to Australia for this one, but obviously not sure. Overall length 20-22 cm.
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    Lesser Black-backed Gull subspecies?

    Hi Lou, Thanks for your thoughts. There were four LBBG present and they all appeared to be the same level of darkness on the mantle. I was using the comparison between the primary tips to the mantle for getting an idea of the darkness of the mantle.
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    Lesser Black-backed Gull subspecies?

    I took these two photos at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia, USA in late November 2010. I thought the mantle color was pretty dark for our regularly occuring subspecies and wanted to see what others thought? Another thing that really stood out to me was also how bright the...
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    Museum ID help- Parrot

    Surprised, but still hoping for some input on that one.
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    Museum ID help- Parrot

    What, nobody interested in parrots?
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Hummmm, I'd be curious as to why you do not feel this is a Blackpoll? Listing the reason why would be the only way to properly understand what you post. As to the value of these old mounts, there are many uses and most importantly, we do not know what value they could play in the future. As...
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    Museum ID help- Parrot

    Here is an interesting parrot. The head of the specimen is very dark in reality, but the photo makes it look more greenish (maybe the original base color?). The blue primaries, shorter, squared-off tail, edged in blue with outer tail feathers having a red base, and dark feather edging on head...
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Steve, Yes, a tanager, but a Scarlet Tanager that is in really poor condition. Thanks, Peter
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Yes, that seems to fit nicely. Thanks! Sometimes being too close clouds the truth and I was for some reason overlooking the obvious.
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Museum ID- one left OK, Last try for #12 Bird #12 looks familar to me, but can not figure it out and nobody tried previously. Any suggestions?
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