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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 12:33
Replies: 88
Views: 15,458
Posted By jacana
Remember that permafrost bird that was found a...

Remember that permafrost bird that was found a few years ago? It has now been identified:

Nicolas Dussex, David W. G. Stanton, Hanna Sigeman, Per G. P. Ericson, Jacquelyn Gill, Daniel C. Fisher,...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Yesterday, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By jacana
The identity is now revealed! It was a Horned...

The identity is now revealed! It was a Horned Lark, and theorised to be ancestral to E. f. flava and E. f. brandti

Open access paper can be read...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 19th February 2020, 16:23
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
Today was a goose day with these two that were...

Today was a goose day with these two that were new for the year list

124. Pink-footed Goose
125. Greater White-fronted Goose

Pink-foot is a rare, but increasing, species in this part of Sweden....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 15th February 2020, 09:46
Replies: 45
Views: 1,279
Posted By jacana
He means that 6 of the 8 species are not found in...

He means that 6 of the 8 species are not found in the Americas, so why should we use a Spanish [sic] name.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 14th February 2020, 22:55
Replies: 45
Views: 1,279
Posted By jacana
Please don't drop me, I'm delicate...

Please don't drop me, I'm delicate ;)

Lily-trotter is ugly and clumsy. Jacana is beautiful and elegant (even if the majority of us mispronounce it).
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 12th February 2020, 09:29
Replies: 44
Views: 15,480
Posted By jacana
https://gizmodo.com/these-crows-evolved-into-a-new...

https://gizmodo.com/these-crows-evolved-into-a-new-species-boned-the-old-s-1841608425/amp?__twitter_impression=true

Interesting headline on this popscience article on the topic ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th February 2020, 22:16
Replies: 44
Views: 15,480
Posted By jacana
Nope, plenty of "pure" birds, as evidenced by the...

Nope, plenty of "pure" birds, as evidenced by the admixture/structure plot. Though I conceed that the lack of F1s could be due to the hybrid zone being too broad so that pure individuals no longer...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th February 2020, 16:33
Replies: 44
Views: 15,480
Posted By jacana
With the disclaimer that I haven't read the whole...

With the disclaimer that I haven't read the whole paper yet, so it might have been covered already...

But the lack of F1s suggests to me that they can tell each other apart now, but that they...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th February 2020, 11:30
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By jacana
This is true. Either way, this is not the...

This is true. Either way, this is not the species/subspecies covered by Eastern Jungle Crow.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th February 2020, 10:15
Replies: 44
Views: 15,480
Posted By jacana
Twitter thread by first author here:...

Twitter thread by first author here: https://twitter.com/dlslager/status/1226904832339927040?s=21&fbclid=IwAR0M9StlIaD_r1Crm5mCUyn9Ks5ns0yTh6iKMPmAXF7kjqa9EVG-OULp4b8
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th February 2020, 10:14
Replies: 44
Views: 15,480
Posted By jacana
David L. Slager, Kevin L. Epperly, Renee R. Ha,...

David L. Slager, Kevin L. Epperly, Renee R. Ha, Sievert Rohwer, Chris Wood, Caroline Van Hemert & John Klicka (2020). Cryptic and extensive hybridization between ancient lineages of American crows....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th February 2020, 10:10
Replies: 49
Views: 13,698
Posted By jacana
Sent you all PMs

Sent you all PMs
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th February 2020, 16:49
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By jacana
Nope, should be Large-billed Crow. Koh Chang is...

Nope, should be Large-billed Crow. Koh Chang is too far east for Eastern Jungle Crow.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 10th February 2020, 16:45
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By jacana
Perisoreus

Kai Song, Peter Halvarsson, Yun Fang, Jonathan Barnaby, Nickolai Germogenov, Yuehua Sun & Jacob Höglund (2020) Genetic differentiation in Sichuan jay (Perisoreus internigrans) and its sibling species...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Sunday 9th February 2020, 13:52
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
More Owls! 121. Great Grey Owl 122. Black...

More Owls!

121. Great Grey Owl
122. Black Woodpecker
123. Northern Hawk-Owl
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 8th February 2020, 16:47
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
Bit of a weird and somewhat frustrating, day...

Bit of a weird and somewhat frustrating, day today when I hitched a lift with some visiting British birders. Failed to get almost all of the targets (Siberian Jay, Pygmy Owl, Great Grey Owl, Pine...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Sunday 2nd February 2020, 14:44
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
One new tick today during a pretty birdless...

One new tick today during a pretty birdless day.

114. Taiga Bean Goose
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Sunday 26th January 2020, 14:16
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
Some nice birds around Uppsala today: 108....

Some nice birds around Uppsala today:


108. White-throated Dipper
109. Tawny Owl
110. Marsh Tit
111. Goosander
112. Great Grey Shrike
113. Rough-legged Buzzard
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 25th January 2020, 08:18
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
107. Pine Grosbeak On my morning commute...

107. Pine Grosbeak

On my morning commute yesterday
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Thursday 23rd January 2020, 10:28
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
Went for a walk this morning into...

Went for a walk this morning into Hågadalen-Nåsten on the outskirts of Uppsala to look for the Great Grey Owl that is in residence. Missed my target, but I did end up with a nice surprise in the form...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 17:20
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
One in Chester a few days ago: 97. European...

One in Chester a few days ago:

97. European Herring Gull

Back in Uppsala now:

98. Hooded Crow
99. Bohemian Waxwing
100. Eurasian Tree Sparrow
101. Hawfinch
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 21st January 2020, 20:36
Replies: 89
Views: 26,910
Posted By jacana
RuPaul's Honeyeater it is then? ;)

RuPaul's Honeyeater it is then? ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 17th January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By jacana
Sounds like the sailor definition is a neologism...

Sounds like the sailor definition is a neologism and originally it was due to people welcoming spring.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 15th January 2020, 22:37
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By jacana
From Wikipedia:

From Wikipedia:
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 14th January 2020, 13:34
Replies: 47
Views: 1,447
Posted By jacana
One that I forgot from last week: 94. Canada...

One that I forgot from last week:

94. Canada Goose

A couple of new ones today at Venus Pool, Shropshire:

95. Gadwall
96. Eurasian Bullfinch
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