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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:27
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By njlarsen
I think most of the year, in the eastern US you...

I think most of the year, in the eastern US you have higher than 40% redtails among those non-falcon hawks you see. Exceptions creep in if you see a kettle of migrating buteos, where most will be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th December 2018, 16:38
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By njlarsen
I will join the mangrove vireo for no 3 Niels

I will join the mangrove vireo for no 3

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th December 2018, 18:03
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By njlarsen
For 1 and 2, ?? For 3, why not Yellow...

For 1 and 2, ??

For 3, why not Yellow Warbler?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th December 2018, 20:41
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By njlarsen
Looks good to me Niels

Looks good to me

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th December 2018, 02:20
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By njlarsen
Dunlin I agree (even though it is probably 15...

Dunlin I agree (even though it is probably 15 years since last I saw one in life).

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th December 2018, 01:36
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By njlarsen
Mostly Empidonax flycatchers should be identified...

Mostly Empidonax flycatchers should be identified by sound. Unless only one of the species migrate to that area?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 02:21
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By njlarsen
I for one have changed my mind to the Yucatan...

I for one have changed my mind to the Yucatan Vireo

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd December 2018, 20:34
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By njlarsen
I think ReVi is strongly overlooked in Yucatan...

I think ReVi is strongly overlooked in Yucatan during migration. For example, at one time I was out with a guide who did not really realize that ReVi migrate through the area. As a consequence, I...
Forum: Sony Monday 3rd December 2018, 20:29
Replies: 199
Views: 25,456
Posted By njlarsen
I am also old enough to have used film, however,...

I am also old enough to have used film, however, noticing in my time of using a superzoom that shoot number 2 or 3 in a burst often looked sharper than no 1 cured me of doing single shot. You can...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd December 2018, 20:17
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By njlarsen
Regarding #1 I think I am with Andy on Red-eye. I...

Regarding #1 I think I am with Andy on Red-eye. I see a black edge where crown and supercilium meets that should be absent in YuVi but present in REVi.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd December 2018, 20:05
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By njlarsen
Yes. I would be surprised if they are not the...

Yes. I would be surprised if they are not the northern migratory form (and therefore I don't believe they are Mangrove Warbler).

Niels
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Monday 3rd December 2018, 18:21
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks to you as well Niels

Thanks to you as well

Niels
Forum: Sony Monday 3rd December 2018, 14:45
Replies: 199
Views: 25,456
Posted By njlarsen
I will only comment on part of your questions:...

I will only comment on part of your questions:
The pana zoom I believe will be better/sharper than your oly zoom. However, as you also noticed, your camera is only any good if you have it with you,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd December 2018, 22:11
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By njlarsen
My reaction to photo 2 is juvenile Scaly-breasted...

My reaction to photo 2 is juvenile Scaly-breasted Munia.

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 2nd December 2018, 20:28
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By njlarsen
I just looked at both pictures again. It might be...

I just looked at both pictures again. It might be that the higher iso has led to a stronger use of noise reduction inside the camera. I may also be as I hinted that the contrast and sharpening...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd December 2018, 17:13
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By njlarsen
Is it possible that the two birds were different?...

Is it possible that the two birds were different? the bird on the nest has pale yellow lower mandible, the one on the branch seems to have more orange lower mandible with the dark tip. The one on the...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 2nd December 2018, 16:57
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks for sharing these. Regarding the second...

Thanks for sharing these. Regarding the second post of two images, I actually prefer the first (the female). To my eyes and taste, the contrast on the male seems a little excessive. On the other...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd December 2018, 16:06
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
I think my problem with this entire debate is...

I think my problem with this entire debate is crystallized into this particular wording. Science is about becoming more knowledgeable and improve our understanding. As part of that endeavor,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 22:04
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
Valery, that sounds nice but impossible! words...

Valery, that sounds nice but impossible! words have changed their meaning for as long as we have written records. The post by fugl referencing several papers shows that the reaction against partial...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 21:44
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
Fair enough, as I did not intend to limit your...

Fair enough, as I did not intend to limit your right to answer I should not have included this.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 21:02
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
Sorry to say so, but one paper will never for me...

Sorry to say so, but one paper will never for me be the "end all" of what the truth or the best usage of a word is. By the way, when I talked about a strict definition I responded to a post by Tom,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 20:58
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
The condition I know as piebald in humans...

The condition I know as piebald in humans (https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/piebaldism) is characteristic with absence of color at the forefront of their hair and usually other symmetric patches of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 18:47
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
The strict definition said *no production of...

The strict definition said *no production of melanin*. I think the white patched meet that criteria.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 17:30
Replies: 86
Views: 1,832
Posted By njlarsen
What I think has happened in those birds that...

What I think has happened in those birds that have "partial albinism" is that the bird in all cells carry a mutation of one copy of the gene necessary to produce melanin. During development, one or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st December 2018, 17:21
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By njlarsen
I also think Redtail - which also is a large...

I also think Redtail - which also is a large hawk.

Niels
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