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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 03:04
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By jmorlan
Thanks. I also asked on the Kantori English...

Thanks. I also asked on the Kantori English Language Japan birding group. I got one reply saying Large-billed based on the bill but without anything more specific. Another commentator seemed...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 28th March 2020, 21:45
Replies: 24
Views: 4,659
Posted By jmorlan
I've gone through the Fuchs et al Drongo article...

I've gone through the Fuchs et al Drongo article and find it to be very dense. In particular I don't see any description of how to distinguish the split Glossy-backed Drongo from the Fork-tailed...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 26th March 2020, 00:45
Replies: 24
Views: 4,659
Posted By jmorlan
Thanks Nutcracker. Link works fine!

Thanks Nutcracker. Link works fine!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 25th March 2020, 21:55
Replies: 24
Views: 4,659
Posted By jmorlan
If anybody could send me a copy of this paper, I...

If anybody could send me a copy of this paper, I would be much obliged.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th March 2020, 01:23
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By jmorlan
The only buzzard expected in Hong Kong is the...

The only buzzard expected in Hong Kong is the Eastern Buzzard (Buteo japonicus) formerly considered a race of Common Buzzard but genetically highly divergent and now generally considered a separate...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd March 2020, 03:38
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By jmorlan
I'm seeing a flat crown, not peaked. Well...

I'm seeing a flat crown, not peaked. Well defined black cap, not blended and not extending to the ear coverts which look clear white to me. Bill appears blunt tipped with trace of pale tip (might...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st March 2020, 23:02
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By jmorlan
Bald. Big bill, unfeathered legs, no gold...

Bald. Big bill, unfeathered legs, no gold hackles.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th February 2020, 00:47
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By jmorlan
Greater Yellow-Finch for me.

Greater Yellow-Finch for me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd February 2020, 20:48
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By jmorlan
Juv. Cooper's. But does it really matter in the...

Juv. Cooper's. But does it really matter in the grand scheme of things?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th February 2020, 10:16
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jmorlan
Thanks again. The gallery image has been...

Thanks again. The gallery image has been corrected.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th February 2020, 17:02
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jmorlan
Thank you very much. What accounts for the...

Thank you very much. What accounts for the reduced mask? Is it an immature or a non-breeding adult?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th February 2020, 08:43
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jmorlan
Weaver from Tanzania?

A question has come about about the identity of this bird.

https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=406952

It's from Serengeti National park, Tanzania photographed in July. I'm pretty...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th February 2020, 22:50
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By jmorlan
How about Red-tail?

How about Red-tail?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd February 2020, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By jmorlan
Agree with Greater Scaup.

Agree with Greater Scaup.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd February 2020, 21:20
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By jmorlan
I would call this a Vega Gull. We found...

I would call this a Vega Gull. We found considerable variation in head color and markings when we visited Japan in early February last year. My photos and analysis are at:...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 26th January 2020, 14:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By jmorlan
How does this list compare with the downloadable...

How does this list compare with the downloadable online version by Christidis posted at....

https://www.howardandmoore.org/

Or is this another "standard?"
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th January 2020, 15:23
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By jmorlan
Fledgling doves from Singapore

We need help. An ID question has come up regarding the photo of fledgling Zebra Doves in the Opus article.

https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Zebra_Dove

They don't look right for Zebra/Peaceful...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 19th January 2020, 02:24
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By jmorlan
Video upload error

I'm trying to upload a video to birdforum.tv and it always fails with the following error: Error detected at line 1211, () is:

I've uploaded in MP4 and MPG formats and they all fail with the same...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By jmorlan
I think you may be looking at the wrong bird in...

I think you may be looking at the wrong bird in #4. The mystery bird is on the left and its head is mostly facing us. There is a pure Tufted Duck in the middle. Pics #1 and #2 have the head in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 16:24
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By jmorlan
How about Ring-necked Duck?

How about Ring-necked Duck?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th December 2019, 20:02
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By jmorlan
Agree with Vesper.

Agree with Vesper.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th December 2019, 02:47
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By jmorlan
Yes. Anna's for me too.

Yes. Anna's for me too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th December 2019, 02:45
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By jmorlan
Agree with Song. This is one of the very dark SF...

Agree with Song. This is one of the very dark SF Bay Area races. Lincoln's are paler with yellower brown color above and finer dark streaks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th December 2019, 02:43
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By jmorlan
How about Pine Warblers?

How about Pine Warblers?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 7th December 2019, 05:28
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By jmorlan
Good point. How about Grey-faced Petrel?

Good point. How about Grey-faced Petrel?
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