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Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 21st October 2020, 16:27
Replies: 1,055
Views: 160,108
Posted By MJB
Are any surviving Meteors cleared for night...

Are any surviving Meteors cleared for night flying, irrespective of pilot qualifications?
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 17:38
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By MJB
Ex-RM & Ex-SBS Major Peter Carr, currently lead...

Ex-RM & Ex-SBS Major Peter Carr, currently lead author of Status and phenology of breeding seabirds and a review of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas in the British Indian Ocean Territory, Bird...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 15:01
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By MJB
The ID of Athene noctua sspp identity in field...

The ID of Athene noctua sspp identity in field guides has relied on morphological and plumage descriptions in many earlier sources. However, Pellegrino et al 2020 found an absence of clear-cut...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 14:44
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By MJB
In IOC 10.2, no mention is made of non-breeding...

In IOC 10.2, no mention is made of non-breeding locations for the nominate or nigripes and so residency is implied, the former's southernmost distribution in that area being listed as India to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th October 2020, 10:19
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By MJB
[QUOTE=dixonlau;4076965]Local park, Sarawak,...

[QUOTE=dixonlau;4076965]Local park, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. 18th Oct 2020.

Not sure which which Egret it is. Both pic are same bird. My current guessing is Little Egret.

Thanks.

The foliage...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 6th October 2020, 15:41
Replies: 71
Views: 30,453
Posted By MJB
I did not receive any replies to my requests for...

I did not receive any replies to my requests for figures, unfortunately...
MJB
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 26th September 2020, 17:37
Replies: 49
Views: 1,440
Posted By MJB
Several near Glenfarg yesterday (Friday 25th),...

Several near Glenfarg yesterday (Friday 25th), individuals encountered Braemar today, also on the north side of the Lecht near Tomintoul.
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 26th September 2020, 17:32
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
There is still some tidying-up to do, as is...

There is still some tidying-up to do, as is apparent from the Home Page, for example.
MJB
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 24th September 2020, 14:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By MJB
They've made it to Cyprus, not a very short...

They've made it to Cyprus, not a very short crossing...
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 19:39
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By MJB
Somewhat further south for Steppe...

Somewhat further south for Steppe Eagles:

https://osme.org/2019/11/globally-important-number-of-steppe-eagles-discovered-in-saudi-arabia/

MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th September 2020, 22:19
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By MJB
You're a mere stripling, Richard! The joy of...

You're a mere stripling, Richard! The joy of getting to my age is that you can learn again all the bits you've forgotten, time and time again!:-O
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th September 2020, 22:15
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By MJB
I suggest that these (or similar) are the...

I suggest that these (or similar) are the preferable English names, whether informal or formal, because Caucasian Chiffchaff does have a relatively limited distribution whereas the Mountain...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:54
Replies: 524
Views: 99,351
Posted By MJB
21 again, John?;););) MJB

21 again, John?;););)
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 17th September 2020, 21:45
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
Thanks to you, David, for keeping us in the...

Thanks to you, David, for keeping us in the picture as best you could!:t:
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 17th September 2020, 15:14
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
There's BBC News article about large-scale cyber...

There's BBC News article about large-scale cyber attacks on universities, but that may not be connected to our problems.
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 16th September 2020, 20:09
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
IOC site is down again. I hope it's because they...

IOC site is down again. I hope it's because they are "re-establishing links to the data content management systems", as David Donsker posted earlier...
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 13th September 2020, 17:57
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
:t::t::t:

:t::t::t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 13th September 2020, 14:39
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
David has already replied at post 127, Andy... MJB

David has already replied at post 127, Andy...
MJB
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 12th September 2020, 11:34
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
I would guess that the URL would link to the...

I would guess that the URL would link to the server that is down and so does not get a verification.
MJB
PS If you ever experience this kind of problem of a known website not working, just Google...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 12th September 2020, 09:10
Replies: 169
Views: 15,037
Posted By MJB
IOC World Bird Names server is down at present...

IOC World Bird Names server is down at present (Saturday 12 September).. Is this a planned outage?
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 28th August 2020, 16:09
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By MJB
The northern end of San Benedicto? MJB

The northern end of San Benedicto?
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd August 2020, 17:09
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By MJB
Oooops! Should be ENE.... MJB

Oooops! Should be ENE....
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd August 2020, 11:56
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By MJB
There are many Woolworths stores and fuel...

There are many Woolworths stores and fuel stations in Oz. The one at Midland Gate is 16km WNW of Perth.
MJB
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th August 2020, 17:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By MJB
Subspecies piersmai surely was named by Pavel...

Subspecies piersmai surely was named by Pavel Tomkovich in honour of Theunis Piersma's work on Red Knot...? Given the recent 'renaming' controversy, will this also be a target...?
MJB
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 15th August 2020, 14:39
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By MJB
Maybe there might be some kind of indirect logic...

Maybe there might be some kind of indirect logic to the English name. The Muscovy Company traces its roots to the Company of Merchant Adventurers to New Lands. It was an English trading company...
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