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Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 01:41
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By njlarsen
Close to CA that benefits from some mobility: SE...

Close to CA that benefits from some mobility: SE Arizona. August might be a little on the warm side but special hummers, owls, etc might be a great reason to go there including such places as the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 01:17
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By njlarsen
Isn't a feather of that size indicating a grouse...

Isn't a feather of that size indicating a grouse or turkey? There is more information in the pattern of the feather but I cannot figure out what it means ...

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:09
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By njlarsen
I do not know where in the peninsula you are, but...

I do not know where in the peninsula you are, but there is a very limited number of hummers in the peninsula. I think the first image could be a sapphire-throated H.

I am less convinced by the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th July 2020, 20:20
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By njlarsen
I suspected one of the Western Fly species due to...

I suspected one of the Western Fly species due to the shape of the eye-ring, and using your second photo, Merlin came up with Cordilleran and Hammonds as the two top choices. I therefore suspect...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th July 2020, 17:34
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By njlarsen
I feel escaped birds should be entered. They may...

I feel escaped birds should be entered. They may be made invisible to others, but having them in the system for science output is the only way to see if an exotic becomes established.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th July 2020, 01:15
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By njlarsen
Thirded

Thirded
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th July 2020, 17:31
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By njlarsen
Did you see the head as blackish in real life...

Did you see the head as blackish in real life too? If so, I think Nanday (which obviously would be an escape) seems a good bet.

Niels
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 8th July 2020, 00:33
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By njlarsen
I have told this before: I was in Ecuador when a...

I have told this before: I was in Ecuador when a raptor flew into a tree. I had my (back then) Pana GH2 with 100-300 over the shoulder, and got in two photos before it flew off. The guys with the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th July 2020, 19:14
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By njlarsen
The species seems right. If an older bird could...

The species seems right. If an older bird could look like this? maybe, I am not sure.

Niels
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Tuesday 7th July 2020, 01:34
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By njlarsen
Sorry Josh, What I thought I said was that the...

Sorry Josh, What I thought I said was that the bird in the first link I gave had been discussed in the thread I then linked to. I did not disagree that the Opus image needs to be replaced.

Niels
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Tuesday 7th July 2020, 01:23
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By njlarsen
This photo has just been discussed in the id...

This photo has just been discussed in the id forum and ended as a hemispingus: https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=645515 (see...
Forum: Sony Monday 6th July 2020, 23:25
Replies: 308
Views: 49,772
Posted By njlarsen
As far as I know, Sony has mirrorless but not...

As far as I know, Sony has mirrorless but not m4/3?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th July 2020, 19:36
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By njlarsen
Where in CR? location does matter! Niels

Where in CR? location does matter!

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 6th July 2020, 02:09
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By njlarsen
Which brings me to saying that the original photo...

Which brings me to saying that the original photo would be welcome into the gallery here in Birdforum

Niels
Forum: Olympus Monday 6th July 2020, 02:07
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By njlarsen
So far this would be my answer, although there...

So far this would be my answer, although there has been threads here in BF about using phones held up to a scope for digiscoping.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 5th July 2020, 17:36
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By njlarsen
I think you are right. compare for example with...

I think you are right. compare for example with
https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=639863 (warbler)...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 5th July 2020, 00:50
Replies: 212
Views: 17,427
Posted By njlarsen
Have you ever actually heard any number of...

Have you ever actually heard any number of minority people talk about bird names as a problem?

Just to mention one story I have heard from an African American: being stopped by a police person,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 5th July 2020, 00:18
Replies: 212
Views: 17,427
Posted By njlarsen
I agree that judging a person by what a family...

I agree that judging a person by what a family member has done seems rather ridiculous. It is like blaming Mary Trump for what her uncle is doing.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th July 2020, 00:58
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By njlarsen
It has been a while since I was in Europe (COVID)...

It has been a while since I was in Europe (COVID) and since I saw a raven, but it is a lot easier on a flying bird.

Niels
Forum: Olympus Saturday 4th July 2020, 00:47
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By njlarsen
If I was only using a camera for family photos...

If I was only using a camera for family photos and I was 20, I would likely go with a phone as well. It takes time to realize that the wide-angle lenses on most of these are enlarging noses and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th July 2020, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By njlarsen
I think (while I lived in WI) that I only ticked...

I think (while I lived in WI) that I only ticked any of them when I had heard them. They are quite specific.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 4th July 2020, 00:08
Replies: 212
Views: 17,427
Posted By njlarsen
Sometimes that is exactly what it means because...

Sometimes that is exactly what it means because it detracts from those things that actually means something.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 3rd July 2020, 21:51
Replies: 212
Views: 17,427
Posted By njlarsen
We can hope it is truly being combined, but my...

We can hope it is truly being combined, but my impression is that more often than not it is an easy excuse to calm the conscience.


Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 3rd July 2020, 17:01
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By njlarsen
Within the link provided by KC you can click...

Within the link provided by KC you can click Ebird and thereafter explore and then species maps to get the representation I like the best. Direct link: https://ebird.org/map

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 3rd July 2020, 14:02
Replies: 212
Views: 17,427
Posted By njlarsen
I want to answer in a very different direction to...

I want to answer in a very different direction to where most others have gone. To me it feels like people want to change bird names because the is not dangerous to them, while if they changed...
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