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Forum: Costa Rica Wednesday 4th April 2007, 21:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,797
Posted By Carson
Thumbs up New Costa Rican Bird Book Imminent

I'm not precisely sure about the forum rules, so I shall precede this by saying I'm not commercially connected with anything to do with this book in any way. I'm a Canadian who frequently...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 1st April 2005, 06:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,988
Posted By Carson
Some Basic Computer Concepts and Programs

Some Basic Computer Concepts

A lot of this is about freeware you can download. I've written it just becuz there have been a few people here who've been ensnarled with some basic computer problems....
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 1st April 2005, 03:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,235
Posted By Carson
Wink The truth about honeycreepers

Congratulations, Ignacio,

A very nice beginning to a very good site. I was especially interested in your photos of Green Honeycreepers at Asa Wright, showing the males in their real-life brilliant...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Monday 15th March 2004, 10:31
Replies: 88
Views: 5,477
Posted By Carson
Tammie, that feeder with THOSE visitors is just...

Tammie, that feeder with THOSE visitors is just fantastic! Amazing! And I notice the suet underneath. We've had starlings hover for suet, would you believe, but it basically works that way--almost...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Saturday 13th March 2004, 01:32
Replies: 88
Views: 5,477
Posted By Carson
VT, how I envy you your Hoary Redpoll--AND the...

VT, how I envy you your Hoary Redpoll--AND the photo to prove it! Well, not that we have to prove what we saw, but the very mention of a Hoary Redpoll does make others wonder, so it's excellent to be...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 9th March 2004, 22:28
Replies: 39
Views: 4,195
Posted By Carson
Bluetail: Superb! Hee hee!

Bluetail: Superb! Hee hee!
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 9th March 2004, 01:06
Replies: 39
Views: 4,195
Posted By Carson
Well, you know, Andrew... When William...

Well, you know, Andrew...

When William Shakespeare was offered advice on a fine word-processor, he looked things over and said, "Tell you what, folks. I think I'll spend the money on a tablet of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th March 2004, 16:04
Replies: 44
Views: 3,545
Posted By Carson
Well, I had a Canadian robin singing on top of my...

Well, I had a Canadian robin singing on top of my cedar this morning, but I live about 8,000 miles or so to the west of you folks.

In a way, it seems quite for the best that the robin has gone to...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 8th March 2004, 15:05
Replies: 39
Views: 4,195
Posted By Carson
Yes, and I see my URLs didn't work very well for...

Yes, and I see my URLs didn't work very well for Andrew. (Andrew, you need to post your own thread, exactly as you do here.)

Therefore, um, what's left? I think I'll leave it to you Brits,...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 8th March 2004, 03:24
Replies: 39
Views: 4,195
Posted By Carson
I think I can, Andy. Here are 3...

I think I can, Andy.

Here are 3 computer forums, all free, which all work just like BF. All of them would deal with the questions here.

In a computer forum, a poster is not likely...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 7th March 2004, 16:57
Replies: 40
Views: 12,975
Posted By Carson
Scampo, I didn't know that, and I find it...

Scampo, I didn't know that, and I find it fascinating. The smaller the aperture (ie. f-stop) in a camera lens, the greater the depth of field. In wildflower photography, a flash is often used in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th March 2004, 16:22
Replies: 61
Views: 3,591
Posted By Carson
Gee, there's a lot of bad feelings in birding,...

Gee, there's a lot of bad feelings in birding, over there. Maybe too much crowding. Strix's reply (second in) was really beautifully accurate, at least for NA. I have never been to a twitch, and I've...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 7th March 2004, 05:59
Replies: 39
Views: 4,195
Posted By Carson
Wow! What a thread THIS is! Next time I'd switch...

Wow! What a thread THIS is! Next time I'd switch to a Windows or other computer forum for this kind of advice. Some of the above is dead wrong, a lot is misinformed and prejudiced, and some is very...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th March 2004, 05:32
Replies: 61
Views: 3,591
Posted By Carson
Right on, Dude! I find your post, like, totahlly...

Right on, Dude! I find your post, like, totahlly illumined, y'know? I mean, I think you must be educated to the max, like, in the way, you know, you just bring it. Like, you may do American English,...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 7th March 2004, 04:38
Replies: 40
Views: 12,975
Posted By Carson
Yes, Jonathan, a local astronomer told me he is...

Yes, Jonathan, a local astronomer told me he is quite sure it takes the human pupil a good half hour to open fully. He suggested it opens gradually, but closes, or begins to close, quickly in...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 5th March 2004, 22:05
Replies: 40
Views: 12,975
Posted By Carson
Wink It's a very important point, but I think the...

It's a very important point, but I think the reason you may have heard little about it, is, as this thread suggests, that the variables have become incalculable. I say "become" because exit pupils...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 5th March 2004, 14:48
Replies: 31
Views: 7,022
Posted By Carson
Photography will have its own influence now, but...

Photography will have its own influence now, but for a good life list, as streatham suggests, it is an excellent idea to keep written notes on the features you saw that ID the subspecies, or, as...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th March 2004, 23:54
Replies: 31
Views: 7,022
Posted By Carson
Thank you very much! Delightful to hear.

Thank you very much! Delightful to hear.
Forum: British Columbia Thursday 4th March 2004, 20:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By Carson
Man, that is a fantastic situation! Like a good...

Man, that is a fantastic situation! Like a good Sherlock Holmes background; it must keep you wide awake and watching every minute! Good luck in seeing your mysterious visitors!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 4th March 2004, 20:18
Replies: 16
Views: 2,359
Posted By Carson
The Steller's Jay is the provincial emblem of B....

The Steller's Jay is the provincial emblem of B. C., where I live. But it's much more widespread than that.

Pleasesleep, a few Steller's Jays are tame in a few special places, such as you visited....
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 4th March 2004, 19:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,876
Posted By Carson
Go easy there, cuckooroller, I agree with your...

Go easy there, cuckooroller, I agree with your grave concerns, and I think most other people here do too. The discussion is not in opposition to what you express. People are simply toying with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th March 2004, 19:03
Replies: 31
Views: 7,022
Posted By Carson
Ah, gthang, you ask a question that would allow...

Ah, gthang, you ask a question that would allow for the teaching of an entire university course, and doctoral degrees as well--and has.

But I'm not sure if you're asking why subspecies...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th March 2004, 13:57
Replies: 31
Views: 7,022
Posted By Carson
Yeah, Michael, the explorers worked their way...

Yeah, Michael, the explorers worked their way across the continent usually from east to west. The eastern names were established first, and, of course, the big population centres remain largely...
Forum: British Columbia Thursday 4th March 2004, 09:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By Carson
Three Great Gray Owls are now in the Vancouver...

Three Great Gray Owls are now in the Vancouver area. They were all seen on the same day, in widely distant locations. As far as I know, this has never happened before.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 4th March 2004, 09:34
Replies: 32
Views: 1,876
Posted By Carson
I thought they already had cloned dodos, some...

I thought they already had cloned dodos, some time ago. I guess you guys don't have politicians like ours.
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