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Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Friday 9th October 2015, 06:55
Replies: 48
Views: 10,663
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks Pritam, that is very useful information...

Thanks Pritam, that is very useful information for me. I will probably book a car for that leg of the trip.

Tom
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Saturday 3rd October 2015, 12:55
Replies: 48
Views: 10,663
Posted By tomjenner
Great trip report Madpitta. I am off to Sabah...

Great trip report Madpitta. I am off to Sabah over Christmas and this has been exactly what I needed to prepare. I have a couple of questions that maybe you, or others here, can help me with. I have...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 4th September 2015, 13:39
Replies: 87
Views: 17,733
Posted By tomjenner
Hi Michael I lam enjoying your reports and I look...

Hi Michael
I lam enjoying your reports and I look forward to reading more. I have just arrived in Hangzhou, just to the south of Shanghai, but I have not yet had time to explore much other than the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 14th June 2015, 18:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks for all the useful replies. Tom

Thanks for all the useful replies.

Tom
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 28th May 2015, 19:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By tomjenner
Where can an amateur access a good bird library in UK?

I am in the process of writing up some papers at the end of 5 years of birding and amateur research while living in Sudan. There has been no access to libraries here, so I need to check out a number...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 13th April 2015, 14:10
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
That is certainly not the case. I have just been...

That is certainly not the case. I have just been submitting my records for Costa Rica. After my previous problems, I was concerned that the data would not be uploaded correctly, so I first went to...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 5th April 2015, 18:08
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
I am having lots of problems adding records to...

I am having lots of problems adding records to iGoTerra. I have just been adding my records for South Sudan. It took many hours to add them in, as I had to go through my notes, which were in a...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 4th April 2015, 17:15
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
Hi Ian Thanks for the info. I am currently...

Hi Ian
Thanks for the info. I am currently entering my life lists into IGoTerra, but once that is done I will start entering individual trips into e-bird. It will be a lengthy process, but hopefully...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 1st April 2015, 12:47
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks for the answers. I tried just using just...

Thanks for the answers. I tried just using just 'Kenya' to put sightings into e-bird, but the state/region was a requirement and it would not let me proceed further. However, the few Kenya counties I...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 31st March 2015, 20:38
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
I've been trying e-bird, but with limited...

I've been trying e-bird, but with limited success. I started by making up a life list for Sudan, which was quite easy; I selected Khartoum (giving the Jan 1st 1900 date and hiding the list from view,...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 15th February 2015, 17:08
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
Great information. Thanks Tom

Great information. Thanks

Tom
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 14th February 2015, 17:12
Replies: 94
Views: 16,450
Posted By tomjenner
Do any of these sites give you a species list for...

Do any of these sites give you a species list for each country so that you can tick off what you have seen nice and quickly (like ticking a box in an Excel spreadsheet), or do you have to go through...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th February 2015, 11:07
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks Edward and Niels Your suggestions make a...

Thanks Edward and Niels
Your suggestions make a lot of sense, that the hormones controlling the moult are also affecting other colourations, so it may not actually be much extra cost to change eye...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 13th February 2015, 19:54
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By tomjenner
I'm trying to understand to purpose of non-breeding (basic) plumage of weavers

OK, I understand that there are potential risks of predation to brightly coloured birds, but there are also major costs of changing plumage. I don't see how it is necessarily a benefit in some...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 9th February 2015, 17:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By tomjenner
Hi Bayanaa Welcome to Birdforum. I lived in...

Hi Bayanaa
Welcome to Birdforum. I lived in Ulaanbaatar for two years and had a wonderful time, making regular birding trips out locally plus several longer trips around the country. I look forward...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 9th February 2015, 17:41
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks for the advice mcaribou and frogfish. I...

Thanks for the advice mcaribou and frogfish. I will bring the books I think I will need, then rely on Amazon for any new publications, or to buy books for unexpected trips that come up at a later...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 30th January 2015, 19:38
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By tomjenner
Can you easily buy bird books in China?

In a few months I will be moving to Hangzhou. From there I plan to visit much of China, but also many other countries in the region. Is it best for me to buy all the possible books I might need...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 29th January 2015, 21:19
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks Jeff I took your advice and looked up...

Thanks Jeff
I took your advice and looked up birding in Shanghai, which gave me this (shanghaibirdingtour.com (http://www.shanghaibirdingtour.com/hotspot.htm)) useful website, which gives a number of...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 27th January 2015, 20:18
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By tomjenner
Thanks Jeff. I have already come across your...

Thanks Jeff. I have already come across your report here on Birdforum of your 2010 trip, which is very useful. Its great to have a couple of sites and your bird list to start me off. Given the...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 26th January 2015, 19:12
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By tomjenner
Moving to Hangzhou - any advice appreciated

This summer I will be moving to Hangzhou, which is not far from Shanghai, where I will be starting work as a teacher at an international school. I have found a few useful posts here on Birdforum to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th December 2014, 18:28
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By tomjenner
I was thinking more along the lines of Shining or...

I was thinking more along the lines of Shining or Beautiful. Its hard to tell the true colours on this bird; it largely looks like white underparts (i.e. female Shining), but there is some yellow on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th December 2014, 18:18
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By tomjenner
I agree with Andy. Tom

I agree with Andy.

Tom
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 5th November 2014, 18:27
Replies: 43
Views: 11,896
Posted By tomjenner
For me the most important criterion is whether or...

For me the most important criterion is whether or not it 'feels' like its on my list. I'm very poor at bird calls, so for me it just doesn't feel like a tick when I hear a bird only. All the 'rules'...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 9th September 2014, 20:47
Replies: 43
Views: 11,896
Posted By tomjenner
I seem to remember hearing somewhere that many...

I seem to remember hearing somewhere that many American listers will not include a ringed bird, even if it is in the field. I guess everyone has their own criteria for what they want to count. As a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 2nd August 2014, 21:28
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By tomjenner
Firstly a very warm welcome to Oliver Komar, who...

Firstly a very warm welcome to Oliver Komar, who is without doubt one of the leading ornithologists in the region.
I have never seen some of the species mentioned here, and I am still travelling and...
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