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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 01:20
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By njlarsen
Different eyes. I have looked at a number of...

Different eyes. I have looked at a number of catbirds the last couple of weeks and I felt the bill here was clearly too big for a catbird.

Niels
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Yesterday, 19:55
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By njlarsen
Have you tried to turn off the facebook tab and...

Have you tried to turn off the facebook tab and see what happens? It might actually be facebook that is trying to do something in the background which takes up the resources of your computer rather...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:03
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By njlarsen
I think you are correct on those you name. I am...

I think you are correct on those you name. I am not sure about the last one even though it feels like the name is just on the tongue ...

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:58
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By njlarsen
To me it looks more like a grackle where shiny...

To me it looks more like a grackle where shiny black feathers are reflecting light

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 20:20
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By njlarsen
I get the feeling 4 is more green than violet at...

I get the feeling 4 is more green than violet at the chin == lesser Ve. (compare https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Sparkling_Violetear)

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 02:51
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By njlarsen
West of the Andes coincides with my experience...

West of the Andes coincides with my experience with these

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 01:47
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By njlarsen
Regarding 3 and 4 in post 8: they would be good...

Regarding 3 and 4 in post 8: they would be good for female VeFl in north and central america. I thought SA females would be redder on underside, but I have not seen them in Bolivia

I cannot comment...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 01:43
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By njlarsen
It may just be that this character is different...

It may just be that this character is different in Ecuadorian subspecies than in Panama and north of there. I left my SA books in Dominica when evacuated and have not gotten them moved here - where I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th June 2018, 01:38
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By njlarsen
Eared Dove is common in Quito Niels

Eared Dove is common in Quito

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th June 2018, 15:57
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By njlarsen
Two disclaimers: I usually try not to answer...

Two disclaimers: I usually try not to answer flycatcher questions and I do not have any books for that region at the moment. However, I feel I have to raise one issue: in most of its range, Dusky...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 16th June 2018, 15:46
Replies: 211
Views: 25,703
Posted By njlarsen
No change. Crappy way of intercepting a page

No change. Crappy way of intercepting a page
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th June 2018, 02:48
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By njlarsen
I looked at the bar chart for just one spot in...

I looked at the bar chart for just one spot in Cuenca: https://ebird.org/barchart?r=L2246906&yr=all&m=

SBB was there for at least some of the month including having been seen in May

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th June 2018, 20:35
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By njlarsen
I cannot exclude Ecuadorian though the image here...

I cannot exclude Ecuadorian though the image here (https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Ecuadorian_Ground_Dove) shows a tail with much more dark on top than the OP image

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th June 2018, 18:36
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By njlarsen
1 and 2 looks correct, but I do not know the...

1 and 2 looks correct, but I do not know the parrots/parakeets well enough to know if they are right.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 15th June 2018, 18:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks Paul, that makes sense. Niels

Thanks Paul, that makes sense.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 15th June 2018, 17:04
Replies: 211
Views: 25,703
Posted By njlarsen
If looks like a hacked page, I am not going back...

If looks like a hacked page, I am not going back to risk download of crap programs.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 15th June 2018, 13:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By njlarsen
Eopsaltria australis chrysorrhos -- is this the...

Eopsaltria australis chrysorrhos -- is this the correct form or should it be Eopsaltria australis chrysorrhoa?

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 15th June 2018, 13:34
Replies: 211
Views: 25,703
Posted By njlarsen
That link takes me to a shopping page Niels

That link takes me to a shopping page

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th June 2018, 00:45
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By njlarsen
A young Great BH should not have the black malar...

A young Great BH should not have the black malar stripe

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th June 2018, 14:40
Replies: 21
Views: 518
Posted By njlarsen
A more general entry:...

A more general entry: https://www.hbw.com/dictionary/key-to-scientific-names-in-ornithology

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th June 2018, 00:35
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By njlarsen
My take is young C Black HAwk Niels

My take is young C Black HAwk

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th June 2018, 00:33
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By njlarsen
I am unsure whether 1 is Scrub Blackbird - does...

I am unsure whether 1 is Scrub Blackbird - does that reach down to Guayaquil?
2 looks like GT Grackle to me?
and 5 is a Savannah Hawk

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th June 2018, 01:07
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By njlarsen
I tend to agree with most, but think some type of...

I tend to agree with most, but think some type of Oropendola instead of Cacique.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th June 2018, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By njlarsen
compare...

compare https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Roadside_Hawk
https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=266790

and look at: color of the belly, plus pattern of tail. It is Gray-lined Hawk for me...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th June 2018, 14:48
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By njlarsen
Compare here:...

Compare here: https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Small_Ground_Finch

I actually think you might be in the situation where on larger islands you often have two groups within the medium ground finch...
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