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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 6th October 2019, 09:43
Replies: 78
Views: 24,512
Posted By CaliSteve
A new Myzomela honeyeater (Meliphagidae) from the...

A new Myzomela honeyeater (Meliphagidae) from the highlands of Alor Island, Indonesia.

Myzomela prawiradilagae sp....
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 9th September 2019, 10:58
Replies: 289
Views: 69,125
Posted By CaliSteve
Sad to hear that. I was under the impression that...

Sad to hear that. I was under the impression that this was a title that Shirihai and Bretagnolle had been working on for a very long time as part of their tubenose project and I was really looking...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 31st August 2019, 11:28
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By CaliSteve
Aim hoping for either China, Mexico or the...

Aim hoping for either China, Mexico or the Philippines. Existing guides are all seriously outdated.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 28th August 2019, 16:45
Replies: 16
Views: 32,022
Posted By CaliSteve
A new guide for Cameroon just published. We are...

A new guide for Cameroon just published. We are not exactly spoiled with guides for this part of Africa so this is a very welcomed addition....
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 16th August 2019, 11:03
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By CaliSteve
Birds & Mammals of the Falkland...

Birds & Mammals of the Falkland Islands.
https://www.nhbs.com/search?q=falkland&qtview=144404

A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife The Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 14th August 2019, 21:50
Replies: 289
Views: 69,125
Posted By CaliSteve
Hi Jim, I would be curious to know if you could...

Hi Jim,

I would be curious to know if you could tell us anything about Birds of Brazil by Zimmer or Birds of Argentina by Pearman. Are both still scheduled for publication?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 13th August 2019, 20:32
Replies: 107
Views: 65,709
Posted By CaliSteve
The new Helm Field Guide to Mongolia seems to be...

The new Helm Field Guide to Mongolia seems to be out.
https://www.nhbs.com/birds-of-mongolia-book

Another guide to Mongolia is due in...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 17th June 2019, 17:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By CaliSteve
Photograph of the cuckoo from...

Photograph of the cuckoo from Ghana
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nikborrow/32528816617/in/photolist-22x2hyq-SYwSjE-2e1LoW9-RysFTP-BPnwCm

Photograph of the barbet from Sierra...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 25th May 2019, 09:03
Replies: 65
Views: 26,850
Posted By CaliSteve
Confirmation of Acrocephalus scirpaceus...

Confirmation of Acrocephalus scirpaceus avicenniae (Aves: Acrocephalidae) from mangroves on the Red Sea coast near Jazan, southwest Saudi...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:02
Replies: 23
Views: 7,667
Posted By CaliSteve
A reappraisal of Schouteden’s Swift...

A reappraisal of Schouteden’s Swift Schoutedenapus...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:01
Replies: 29
Views: 12,922
Posted By CaliSteve
Elgon Francolin Scleroptila elgonensis should be...

Elgon Francolin Scleroptila elgonensis should be treated as a species distinct from Moorland Francolin S....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 28th April 2019, 11:35
Replies: 23
Views: 7,667
Posted By CaliSteve
Deemed more likely that Schoutedenapus...

Deemed more likely that Schoutedenapus schoutedeni represent darker juvenile or sub-adult Scarce Swifts (Schoutedenapus myoptilus) of subspecies chapini.

Fishpool, L. D. C. (2019) A reappraisal of...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 16th April 2019, 16:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By CaliSteve
I would get in touch with Ed Scholes and Tim...

I would get in touch with Ed Scholes and Tim Laman as I know they have studied Eastern Parotias in the wild, they could very well have some photographs of the catbirds as well as they have done...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 15th March 2019, 19:49
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By CaliSteve
What actual facts are you basing this comment on?...

What actual facts are you basing this comment on? none I assume as in reality the situation is very much the opposite when it comes to small mammal taxonomy. There have been massive increases in the...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 11th January 2019, 11:17
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By CaliSteve
How is three years a severe sentence? this guy...

How is three years a severe sentence? this guy have been illegally collecting eggs since the late 1970s and been caught several times in the past 30+ years. It makes you wonder how many times he have...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 11th January 2019, 10:11
Replies: 289
Views: 69,125
Posted By CaliSteve
Phil Gregory's Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds...

Phil Gregory's Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds book is not due until November now apparently. Pretty sure that when first announced it was due in June, then it was moved back to September. Unlikely...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 14th December 2018, 11:59
Replies: 289
Views: 69,125
Posted By CaliSteve
Looking at Lynx facebook page it seems they are...

Looking at Lynx facebook page it seems they are working on a new field guide to Cuba. I believe there is also people working on a Cuban title as part of the BOC book series.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 4th October 2018, 21:45
Replies: 103
Views: 69,131
Posted By CaliSteve
I find amazon rather useless these days for...

I find amazon rather useless these days for buying books but I bought virtually all my books from sellers on amazon a decade ago. These days I much I prefer to buy books either directly from...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 6th July 2018, 13:30
Replies: 46
Views: 11,994
Posted By CaliSteve
I believe there is photographs of all species...

I believe there is photographs of all species apart from two (Grallaria eludens and Grallaria griseonucha) which are represented by museum specimens.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 15:19
Replies: 46
Views: 11,994
Posted By CaliSteve
My copy arrived today and I can confirm that...

My copy arrived today and I can confirm that Miranda's photo of the Tachira Antpitta is in the book (page 203). I have been looking forward to this book ever since I first heard of it and I find it...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 6th June 2018, 10:23
Replies: 43
Views: 12,554
Posted By CaliSteve
Discovery of a rare hybrid specimen known as...

Discovery of a rare hybrid specimen known as Maria’s bird of paradise at the Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum in Braunschweig.

Abstract

The discovery of a rare hybrid specimen of Maria’s bird...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 19th April 2018, 13:44
Replies: 43
Views: 12,554
Posted By CaliSteve
Distinctive courtship phenotype of the Vogelkop...

Distinctive courtship phenotype of the Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise Lophorina niedda Mayr, 1930 confirms new species status.

Abstract


The birds-of-paradise (Aves: Paradisaeidae) are a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 4th April 2018, 12:07
Replies: 33
Views: 12,528
Posted By CaliSteve
Morphological evidence for the taxonomic status...

Morphological evidence for the taxonomic status of the Bridge’s Guan, Penelope bridgesi, with comments on the validity of P. obscura bronzina (Aves: Cracidae).

Penelope obscura Temminck, 1815 is a...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 4th April 2018, 10:38
Replies: 107
Views: 65,709
Posted By CaliSteve
A new field guide to the birds of Taiwan was...

A new field guide to the birds of Taiwan was published back in January. It was not published by one of the large companies so maybe overlooked, it looks to be of amazing quality however (love the...
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