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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 20:01
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By njlarsen
An interesting case study (completely off the...

An interesting case study (completely off the main topic) is Galapagos hawk which seems to have been derived from the long distance migrant Swainson's. Being resident on the islands has allowed it to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 01:32
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By njlarsen
@Fern: I probably should have copied your text...

@Fern: I probably should have copied your text and said I could also not reconcile the shape of the bill with Saffron finch.

Those images I see have Saffron F having bill length/height half of what...
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 00:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By njlarsen
I have not actually used them due to heavy rain...

I have not actually used them due to heavy rain for several days, but they seem to be working beautifully now. Slightly tighter to turn the focusing wheel, but do not foresee a problem.

Niels
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 29th October 2020, 23:50
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By njlarsen
It is (especially now) rare enough that I am in...

It is (especially now) rare enough that I am in the US that Kaufman will have to do B (:

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th October 2020, 23:45
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By njlarsen
I cannot reconcile the bill shape with Saffron F....

I cannot reconcile the bill shape with Saffron F.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th October 2020, 14:47
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By njlarsen
I doubt that the hybrid BCHu-X-Anna would be...

I doubt that the hybrid BCHu-X-Anna would be significantly smaller than Annas given that one is labeled as 3.75 and the other 4 inches long. Is there a general rule in hummers that hybrids are...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 29th October 2020, 14:36
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By njlarsen
I think the one I have is Kaufman? Niels

I think the one I have is Kaufman?

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 29th October 2020, 14:34
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By njlarsen
That is the argument for, and the argument...

That is the argument for, and the argument against is that some people thinks three parts to a name is too clunky. You can never win :-O

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th October 2020, 13:51
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By njlarsen
could it be not mud but oil or some other...

could it be not mud but oil or some other substance that has stained it? I am confused by the difference in looks from left and right.

Niels
Forum: Canon Wednesday 28th October 2020, 02:13
Replies: 94
Views: 6,265
Posted By njlarsen
Not a Canon shooter but still have this thought:...

Not a Canon shooter but still have this thought: is this due to bad hardware (overheating for example) or bad software which can more easily be fixed?

Niels
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 28th October 2020, 02:11
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By njlarsen
I think it is more the case that some of those...

I think it is more the case that some of those who are collectors will see a species they are unaware of and think: I need that. Once they are aware it is a question of money to make someone act on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th October 2020, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By njlarsen
Are the two pictures supposed to be showing the...

Are the two pictures supposed to be showing the same bird?

Niels
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 27th October 2020, 00:57
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By njlarsen
I have not tried to look into this, but a Nicare...

I have not tried to look into this, but a Nicare hamlet on the confluence of the rivers?

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 25th October 2020, 14:49
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By njlarsen
Thank you. Most information I have seen is from...

Thank you. Most information I have seen is from people not using the G80/85 or not very much. Theoretically the AF is better in the G9 but how much is difficult to judge when not trying it...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 24th October 2020, 22:59
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By njlarsen
Thank you for sharing. In which ways do you feel...

Thank you for sharing. In which ways do you feel this is better? I may have to go the same way ...

Niels
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 24th October 2020, 02:07
Replies: 57
Views: 1,697
Posted By njlarsen
At the moment, several countries in the Caribbean...

At the moment, several countries in the Caribbean are effectively without Covid. You would, however, have to have a certain period in quarantine to get in. Other countries I have heard positive...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd October 2020, 02:51
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By njlarsen
I initially said yellowthroat but have turned...

I initially said yellowthroat but have turned around from that based in part on the seemingly all yellow belly which I think is one of the more reliable color features of the image. So I no longer...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 22nd October 2020, 02:55
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By njlarsen
Well, I looked again and I have grave difficulty...

Well, I looked again and I have grave difficulty seeing a yellow warbler in the image. Maybe it could be a Mourning W.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 22nd October 2020, 01:36
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By njlarsen
And now the link in the op post leads to nothing...

And now the link in the op post leads to nothing :C

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st October 2020, 18:27
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By njlarsen
I recently bought this one for $25 which seems to...

I recently bought this one for $25 which seems to do the trick (though I have limited experience yet):...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st October 2020, 18:19
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By njlarsen
Lightly marked yellowthroat was my first...

Lightly marked yellowthroat was my first thought

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st October 2020, 15:32
Replies: 54
Views: 12,541
Posted By njlarsen
It seems in Denmark the cormorant was absent from...

It seems in Denmark the cormorant was absent from 1850-70 (sources disagree a little) until it reestablished itself between 1938-1950. I do not know if this is correct, but I remember reading...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st October 2020, 03:12
Replies: 54
Views: 12,541
Posted By njlarsen
I think Björn imagines that image upside down!...

I think Björn imagines that image upside down! the rocks on top of the trees ...

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 19:01
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By njlarsen
I am sure you are right about 1, 3, 4, and the...

I am sure you are right about 1, 3, 4, and the majority of 6.
I have no comment about 5, and you are probably right with the rest.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th October 2020, 03:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By njlarsen
Sorry I did not express that very clearly. I did...

Sorry I did not express that very clearly. I did find the paper but I did not find a mention of it in the taxonomy forum here.

Niels
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