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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:45
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By njlarsen
It is correct that Yucatan vireo is more commonly...

It is correct that Yucatan vireo is more commonly seen, but if you look at the link I included in post 5 you will see that it actually have been seen there in August. I think that the REVi probably...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th September 2018, 16:48
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By njlarsen
So it is the left bird with the relatively heavy...

So it is the left bird with the relatively heavy bill? The paleness of the head makes me think Ruff, but not sure any of the details fit. I have not seen a Ruff for years. Compare:...
Forum: Nikon Monday 17th September 2018, 00:23
Replies: 40
Views: 2,299
Posted By njlarsen
Do you need to do a physical switch of a setting...

Do you need to do a physical switch of a setting each time? On my Pana, it is a one time switch to AF+MF, letting me use AF but overriding it whenever I start turning the focus ring.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 16:33
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By njlarsen
Could those middle feathers have been long and...

Could those middle feathers have been long and pointy but broken off?

Niels
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 15th September 2018, 22:57
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By njlarsen
Time for an uninstall-reinstall? Niels

Time for an uninstall-reinstall?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th September 2018, 17:10
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By njlarsen
I was going to ask if you were sure images 9 and...

I was going to ask if you were sure images 9 and 10 are the same bird?

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 15th September 2018, 00:45
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By njlarsen
This assumes that current day borders of...

This assumes that current day borders of Zacatecas are the same as they would have been at the time of Bonaparte. Many other areas have been moved, split, renamed, etc. etc. during that period.

Niels
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 13th September 2018, 22:07
Replies: 23
Views: 2,085
Posted By njlarsen
Bjoern, I have about as little Latin as you, but...

Bjoern,
I have about as little Latin as you, but wouldn't the disappearance of the H and addition of -a at the end be a result of latinization?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th September 2018, 01:01
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By njlarsen
2 and 6 are white-necked jacobin, 3, 4 are Mangos...

2 and 6 are white-necked jacobin, 3, 4 are Mangos (Green-throated? no relevant book at the moment) and I believe 1 is Rufous-tailed. No guess on 5.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th September 2018, 00:57
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By njlarsen
It seems that Hooded Oriole is by far the more...

It seems that Hooded Oriole is by far the more common oriole on Cozumel: https://ebird.org/barchart?r=L221424&yr=all&m=

I do not feel confident but would not be surprised if a young male hooded...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 12th September 2018, 18:24
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By njlarsen
I am confident you are right on 4 and 6. Red-eyed...

I am confident you are right on 4 and 6. Red-eyed vireo are migrating south and seen in Quintana Roo in the first week of August, and I am not sure I could be confident if you only have this image to...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 10th September 2018, 20:30
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By njlarsen
Snowy P. makes sense if you see the species in...

Snowy P. makes sense if you see the species in the Caribbean! Or like this one from Florida: https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=536691

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th September 2018, 23:06
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By njlarsen
First one looks like a western tanager, two a...

First one looks like a western tanager, two a western scrub-jay, last one as warbling vireo.

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Friday 7th September 2018, 15:28
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By njlarsen
Take a look at the shape of the oly TC. There are...

Take a look at the shape of the oly TC. There are a lot of lenses it could not be used with....
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 6th September 2018, 20:28
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By njlarsen
See this thread:...

See this thread: https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=356599

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th September 2018, 02:54
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By njlarsen
Another agree

Another agree
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 17:15
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By njlarsen
I think you were right in the first upload to...

I think you were right in the first upload to think Tanager. I am not sure, but the dark bill makes me think possibly hepatic female?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 02:40
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By njlarsen
I am wondering if others agree, but I think...

I am wondering if others agree, but I think Parasitic

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 00:41
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By njlarsen
agree

agree
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd September 2018, 00:41
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By njlarsen
3 times agree Niels

3 times agree

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st September 2018, 18:20
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By njlarsen
https://www.birdforum.net/opus/White-vented_Euphon...

https://www.birdforum.net/opus/White-vented_Euphonia
https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Spot-crowned_Euphonia
https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=534346

With these comparisons, I...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 1st September 2018, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By njlarsen
I do not know of any. I do know that there are...

I do not know of any. I do know that there are longer lenses available in the system --- I currently use the 100-400 and have used the 100-300.


Niels
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 1st September 2018, 02:24
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By njlarsen
Likely more interesting for landscape than for...

Likely more interesting for landscape than for bird photography

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 26th August 2018, 14:33
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By njlarsen
Sue, in ebird it is possible to submit bird at...

Sue, in ebird it is possible to submit bird at below species level, such as "Empidonax sp." Then write in that you suspect WtFl in the comments field and include the photos. You might get a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th August 2018, 19:06
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By njlarsen
compare with...

compare with https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=532317

Immediate impression of 1,2,5 is Rubythroat, I will leave the others

Niels
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