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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th March 2020, 08:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Hi Patudo, Sorry for long delay, I didn't...

Hi Patudo,

Sorry for long delay, I didn't connect since long, I'm traveling in Indonesia.

Well, first point would be to understand the difference in ecological niche. I've seen Barbary F. and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st December 2019, 07:29
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Yes, now I realized, that is what confused me.

Yes, now I realized, that is what confused me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th December 2019, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
I do :t:

I do :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th December 2019, 21:44
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Yes, IOC names are clear, I think OP names are...

Yes, IOC names are clear, I think OP names are not that clear, like if he is asking how to separate Brown-cheeked from Eastern Rail, which is the same bird. ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th December 2019, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
So fast that I didn't see the second bird ! Not a...

So fast that I didn't see the second bird ! Not a boubou, check towards rock-thrushes ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th December 2019, 21:34
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
I'm a bit confused with you names. AFAIK, Rallus...

I'm a bit confused with you names. AFAIK, Rallus indicus is Eastern Water Rail (or Brown-cheeked as a synonym), the only Rallus rail supposed to occur in Mongolia. Did I miss something ?

I've no...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th December 2019, 21:26
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Yes, you are correct, with chestnut face and...

Yes, you are correct, with chestnut face and whitish eye, male Cape Weaver.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th December 2019, 13:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Genetic studies cannot prove anything, just give...

Genetic studies cannot prove anything, just give information that we use to make better classification, that is still a concept.

Hybrids are found very locally, but the live sympatrically without...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th December 2019, 17:37
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Black Kite (linaetus sub-species, sometimes...

Black Kite (linaetus sub-species, sometimes called Black-eared Kite) looks good. Not familiar with local crows.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th December 2019, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
It is right it is range, I'm surprised of your...

It is right it is range, I'm surprised of your question.

From HBW:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th December 2019, 12:45
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Indochinese Roller (Coracias affinis)

Indochinese Roller (Coracias affinis)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 4th December 2019, 22:37
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Yes, now I understand, THANKS, much appreciated...

Yes, now I understand, THANKS, much appreciated !

Armchair tick ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 4th December 2019, 20:12
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Which Zosterops is now on coastal Malaysia ?

I'm lost with the change in white-eye classification.

In HBW, I see that the bird I've in Kuala Lumpur are is



This is a subsčcies of Oriental White-eye.

IOC split auriventer as a species, which...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th December 2019, 16:55
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
It was with adult Great Yellow-headed Vultures...

It was with adult Great Yellow-headed Vultures indeed, that's confirming then. Wings too short for Lesser YhV, but I was wondering how to exclude local Turkey Vulture (ruficollis).

Thanks Andy.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th December 2019, 16:32
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
It is a juv I've seen with adults, I guess its...

It is a juv I've seen with adults, I guess its parents, so I believe I know the identification. I'm looking for features to confirm (or not) the species.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th December 2019, 16:31
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
At first sight, it seems you've got them all...

At first sight, it seems you've got them all correct.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th December 2019, 14:25
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Juvenile Cathartes Vulture in Brazil

Hi guys,

I've this old photo (Janary 2009) that I identified only thanks to the parents around. Well, a lost bird is not impossible and, more important, I'm looking for features to identify juvenile...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 13:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Since that little article in 2000, I didn't...

Since that little article in 2000, I didn't publish anything about Barbary Falcon, but I will, one day, hopefully.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th November 2019, 17:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
It is the actual classification, so you are right...

It is the actual classification, so you are right for now, but this will change. I know very well Barbary Falcon in the field since almost 30 years, and I've seen that interactions with Peregrine is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 2nd November 2019, 12:35
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Another vote for immature Steppe Eagle :)

Another vote for immature Steppe Eagle :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 31st October 2019, 18:57
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
Wahlberg's with such wing pattern, 6 "fingers,...

Wahlberg's with such wing pattern, 6 "fingers, long tail, narrow bill.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 30th October 2019, 13:51
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
You are right, and I've no idea why they are so...

You are right, and I've no idea why they are so shy to move on, while some of them are splitting like crazy on every occasions.

Already in 2002 while publishing my French guide book about bird of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th October 2019, 16:59
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
See above :...

See above : https://www.birdforum.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=708422&d=1572021532
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th October 2019, 16:53
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
I've read Blue-headed :-C

I've read Blue-headed :-C
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th October 2019, 16:07
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Valéry Schollaert
In the field, birds from Fuerteventura looks like...

In the field, birds from Fuerteventura looks like cirtensis, while other B. b. insularum looks more like buteo.
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