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Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Friday 5th February 2016, 20:44
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Views: 5,007
Posted By MarcellC
Zimmer's Antbird

Hi there

I've just uploaded 2 pics to the South America gallery of Zimmer's Antbird. Noticed there weren't any in Opus - hope you can use them.

Cheers
Marcell
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Thursday 23rd December 2010, 17:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By MarcellC
:) and a huge Merry Christmas to you as well...

:) and a huge Merry Christmas to you as well Delia

Cheers
Marcell
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Thursday 23rd December 2010, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By MarcellC
Star-spotted Nightjar

Hi again

Just added a photo of this nightjar from Lake Baringo in Kenya.

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/342648/ppuser/43075

Cheers
Marcell
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 16:37
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By MarcellC
White-thighed Hornbill

Also a record shot but ID possible - was a first record in a few years for Kibale Forest, Uganda.

Uploaded at http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/337560/ppuser/43075

Cheers
Marcell
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 16:11
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By MarcellC
Western Black-headed Oriole

Another one I'd somehow missed before.

Unfortunately I'm not able to get the watermark lighter - the original was lost on a mobile hard-drive that crashed :( Hopefully it's at least worthwhile for...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By MarcellC
Mountain Yellow Warbler

Just discovered another one till better shots turn up - although this species moves around rather rapidly and haphazardly making photographing it very challenging.

Uploaded at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 14:26
Replies: 707
Views: 126,190
Posted By MarcellC
3 Confirmed sightings on 18 & 19 November of...

3 Confirmed sightings on 18 & 19 November of Rockefeller's Sunbird in Nyungwe Forest, South-west Rwanda - myself with client and forest (national park) guide. Checking my photos to see if anything...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 13:23
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By MarcellC
Tabora Cisticola

A savanna, open woodland species this time which reaches its northern-most distribution in Eastern Rwanda.

Uploaded at...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 13:10
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By MarcellC
Mountain Sooty Boubou

Another forest bird as an "interim" photo till the nice sharp pics arrive.

Uploaded at http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/337523/ppuser/43075

Cheers
Marcell

PS: hoping I can...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 12:58
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By MarcellC
Banded Prinia

Also a "stand-in" photo to fill the blanks - hope it suffices.

3 races occur which if considered separately form two species; the highland races melanops (this bird) and obscura then become...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 12:32
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By MarcellC
Strange Weaver

Another Albertine Rift Endemic - sadly not a great photo either but can be used in the interim on Opus till the better pics turn...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 12:04
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By MarcellC
Apalis personata

This one seems to have a variety of English names;
- in Opus it's shown as Black-faced Apalis
- Clements 6 (2009) shows it as Mountain Apalis
- Field guides show it as Mountain Masked Apalis

It's...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 11:41
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By MarcellC
Ruwenzori Apalis

Hi again

Back from a trip with hopefully a few new photos for Opus. This one being the Albertine Rift Endemic Ruwenzori Apalis and uploaded onto the gallery...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th October 2010, 06:34
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By MarcellC
Hi Valery I'd venture an opinion that this is...

Hi Valery

I'd venture an opinion that this is White-browed SR due to the more obvious streaking that goes down to belly level (along the flanks). Also the broad white bars on the wing would indicate...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 26th September 2010, 07:19
Replies: 25,831
Views: 7,327,028
Posted By MarcellC
My first day's at sea watching in Norfolk and...

My first day's at sea watching in Norfolk and really enjoyed it - not what we would call ideal birding weather in Africa haha

Anyway, without a scope I lost out on a few but a couple of highlights...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd September 2010, 13:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By MarcellC
Thanks Sy - very interesting bird on your pics...

Thanks Sy - very interesting bird on your pics there, would've had me wondering a bit.

Stuart: gosh, indeed pale - now I understand why mine aren't considered particularly pale.

Thanks Makpe -...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 2nd September 2010, 09:57
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By MarcellC
will keep that in mind - thanks

will keep that in mind - thanks
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 2nd September 2010, 08:58
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By MarcellC
Thanks Odonate; the legs were indeed black (what...

Thanks Odonate; the legs were indeed black (what I saw when I was getting closer for the photographing)

Is the club-tailed end of Ruddy Darter a reliable ID feature at all? It's quite obvious on the...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 2nd September 2010, 07:58
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By MarcellC
Darters in Norfolk

Hi all

Couple of days ago I was in Syderstone Common and managed to get some half decent shots of what appear to be darters. This is my 1st "proper" attempt at ID on dragonflies, so any help much...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st September 2010, 15:58
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By MarcellC
Thanks Josh, appreciated. "very worn" obviously...

Thanks Josh, appreciated. "very worn" obviously the keywords here haha
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 1st September 2010, 12:25
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By MarcellC
Which Blue? Norfolk, UK

Hi all

I came across this butterfly yesterday at Syderstone Common in Norfolk; it does look a bit worn on the upperside but underside marking pretty much "in tact".

Looking at the photos on the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st August 2010, 11:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By MarcellC
Thanks Stuart - didn't appreciate how variable, I...

Thanks Stuart - didn't appreciate how variable, I think.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st August 2010, 10:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By MarcellC
Thanks Stuart and Chris. It's very pale compared...

Thanks Stuart and Chris. It's very pale compared to other Common Buzzards I've seen in the UK - would this just be a pale morph?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st August 2010, 10:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By MarcellC
Buzzard sp. (Norfolk, UK)

Hi all

I was out walking on Syderstone Common this morning and had this couple of birds flying over, circling once before carrying on in a northern direction.

After comparing the photos (albeit...
Forum: Madagascar Tuesday 24th August 2010, 20:16
Replies: 8
Views: 4,440
Posted By MarcellC
You can also check out BirdingAfrica with Callan...

You can also check out BirdingAfrica with Callan Cohen them http://www.birdingafrica.com/
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