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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:40
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By MJB
Possibly from a captive-bred source, given the...

Possibly from a captive-bred source, given the large 'overbite' of the upper bill, and not from the wild population in Australia - online images show a much smaller upper and lower bill...
Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 09:28
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By MJB
It's possibly an attempt to inform all those...

It's possibly an attempt to inform all those whose personal circumstances or deliberate choices include only the human aspect that the diverse world out there is needed and is not just an...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 09:23
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By MJB
I've been fortunate to have found family groups...

I've been fortunate to have found family groups on two occasions, once at AWC Mornington Camp and once on the side of the Gibb River Road close to the Ellenbrae turnoff.
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 19:58
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By MJB
Location might help. Is it a stuffed bird? MJB

Location might help. Is it a stuffed bird?
MJB
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 19:54
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By MJB
...and perhaps 99% of life out of water exists in...

...and perhaps 99% of life out of water exists in a skin of air less than 5km in depth...
MJB
Forum: Australia Thursday 17th May 2018, 15:44
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By MJB
How long will you be in Oz? Its vastness means...

How long will you be in Oz?

Its vastness means that you have to balance time spent birding and time spent travelling. I found it useful when simply overnighting somewhere to try to get to your...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 12th May 2018, 15:52
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By MJB
Thomas has been busy. My brain is going to hurt....

Thomas has been busy. My brain is going to hurt. Ah well...
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 5th May 2018, 20:27
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By MJB
...and an excellent image, too! MJB

...and an excellent image, too!
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 5th May 2018, 20:25
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By MJB
Not a Western Bonelli's: like others, I'd go for...

Not a Western Bonelli's: like others, I'd go for Willow Warbler on the bright legs aspect.
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th May 2018, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By MJB
Beware that where they meet, they may adapt their...

Beware that where they meet, they may adapt their songs to mimic parts of the repertoire of the other species...
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 1st May 2018, 16:10
Replies: 82
Views: 45,062
Posted By MJB
[QUOTE=Melanie;3712445]Vera, U., Martin, P., ...

[QUOTE=Melanie;3712445]Vera, U., Martin, P., Alice, C., Luca, F., Alexandre, R., Comprehensive molecular phylogeny of barn owls and relatives (Family: Tytonidae), and their six major...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 30th April 2018, 19:15
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By MJB
I would appreciate it if BirdLife would broadcast...

I would appreciate it if BirdLife would broadcast each batch of amendments and cite the authority they are following - it would help me document the evidence trail. I know that HBW Alive and BirdLife...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 18:44
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By MJB
A small number breed in Iran close to the...

A small number breed in Iran close to the Pakistani border. See, for example,Winkel, E, H Amini, M van Roomen and J Schelvis. 2010. Bird Counting in Iran in January 2009. Dutch Birding 32(3):...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 31st March 2018, 15:03
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By MJB
Long-tailed Tit. They are often in flocks until...

Long-tailed Tit. They are often in flocks until the breeding season.
MJB
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Monday 5th March 2018, 14:46
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By MJB
Mapping of some birds is done by counting birds...

Mapping of some birds is done by counting birds on the fresh guano area: if only a small proportion of the guano area is occupied during the breeding season, then one conclusion is that there has...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 3rd March 2018, 13:37
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By MJB
Likely ssp affinis, which occupies north-central...

Likely ssp affinis, which occupies north-central China just across the border.
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd March 2018, 19:41
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By MJB
Split in HBW Alive into Yellow-billed (Africa...

Split in HBW Alive into Yellow-billed (Africa Aredea brachyrhyncha) Intermediate (South Asia SE Asia & Sundas A. intermedia) and Plumed, (NG & Australasia as A. plumifera).
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd February 2018, 18:48
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By MJB
I know F and T are close on the keyboard, and so...

I know F and T are close on the keyboard, and so I'm disappointed not to become acquainted with the first language with feathers...;);)
MJB
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 20th February 2018, 19:31
Replies: 470
Views: 78,573
Posted By MJB
Adam could borrow the Muckleburgh Collection's...

Adam could borrow the Muckleburgh Collection's ZSU23/4...:eek!:
MJB
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 18th February 2018, 12:03
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By MJB
Hi Curt, I presume you've been through this...

Hi Curt,
I presume you've been through this section: http://www.birdforum.net/forumdisplay.php?f=112

If that wasn't too much help, you could start your own thread there.

If still no joy, there are...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 18th February 2018, 11:57
Replies: 43
Views: 1,857
Posted By MJB
Eleonora's Falcons teach their young by catching...

Eleonora's Falcons teach their young by catching a migrant songbird over the sea, but don't kill it. Then, as they approach land, they call the fledged young off their cliff ledges, and then release...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th February 2018, 19:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,457
Posted By MJB
Incidentally, pronounced 'Windam-windam'....., so...

Incidentally, pronounced 'Windam-windam'....., so as you can see, the hyphen followed by a lower cased word is absolutely essential here... or not.:eek!:
MJB
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th February 2018, 18:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,457
Posted By MJB
Except that human beings are capable of rational...

Except that human beings are capable of rational argument, which on occasion means that affronts to the eye can, by plausible reasoning, be much reduced.

"What a piece of work is a man! How noble in...
Forum: Conservation Monday 12th February 2018, 19:25
Replies: 703
Views: 43,725
Posted By MJB
The RAF's Type 85 ground-based Air Defence Radars...

The RAF's Type 85 ground-based Air Defence Radars of the 1980s had 12 klystrons which were used together to frequency-hop against jamming radars. The maximum power available was 4.5 MW per klystron...
Forum: Conservation Monday 12th February 2018, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By MJB
At least they were peace-loving lions, Andy -...

At least they were peace-loving lions, Andy - they left his rifle and loaded magazine alone...:eek!:
MJB
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