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Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 22:05
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Posted By fugl
A psychological...

A psychological perspective—

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/5/17202600/cell-phone-radiation-cancer-national-toxicology-program-wireless-health-effect-fears
Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 18:22
Replies: 1,307
Views: 75,161
Posted By fugl
An historical...

An historical perspective—

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/09/when-televisions-were-radioactive/570916/
Forum: Birds Of Prey Yesterday, 03:17
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
By far the safest course. . .. ;)

By far the safest course. . .. ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 03:11
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By fugl
It's more a matter of posture than "structure", I...

It's more a matter of posture than "structure", I would say, the hawk being stretched-out, nervous and alert and ready to fly off, in response maybe to the photographer getting too close.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Yesterday, 00:46
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
For the Strigiformes/Accipitriformes connection...

For the Strigiformes/Accipitriformes connection see—
http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCprop723.htm

For the falcon/parrot connection google “falcons related to parrots?”—you’ll get lots of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:12
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By fugl
Goshawk, I would say, with the irregular tail...

Goshawk, I would say, with the irregular tail banding and white eyebrow streak.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 23rd September 2018, 21:49
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
Here’s a Wikipedia article on the new bird of...

Here’s a Wikipedia article on the new bird of prey taxonomy—

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bird_of_prey
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 23rd September 2018, 21:35
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
Here’s what comes most readily to hand. ....

Here’s what comes most readily to hand. . ..

http://checklist.aou.org/taxa/



Well, perhaps, though I’m not as active a birder as I used to be so not up on the latest birding jargon. In general,...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 23rd September 2018, 20:23
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
Not true, owls now being regarded as...

Not true, owls now being regarded as comparatively close relatives of eagles, hawks, ospreys, kites, condors and the rest while modern classifications place falcons etc. closer to woodpeckers,...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 23rd September 2018, 17:37
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
“Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 4,...

“Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 4, Diurnal Raptors (Part 1)”.
It’s the “diurnal” that’s relevant here, as it presupposes there are such things as “nocturnal” raptors (i.e., owls).

The...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 23rd September 2018, 16:36
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
Not...

Not...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 23rd September 2018, 15:28
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By fugl
No need to apologize. . .. I’ve just checked a...

No need to apologize. . ..

I’ve just checked a half-dozen dictionaries, all of which—with no exceptions—treat “raptor” and “bird of prey” as strictly synonymous. Thus the common distinction...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 23rd September 2018, 04:05
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By fugl
Take your pick—different authorities, different...

Take your pick—different authorities, different taxonomies.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd September 2018, 23:23
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By fugl
No, highlights not showing as blown in the latest...

No, highlights not showing as blown in the latest version, as you say. . ..
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd September 2018, 21:22
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By fugl
The blown highlights make it impossible to say. ....

The blown highlights make it impossible to say. . ..
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 22nd September 2018, 00:26
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By fugl
Make that “3 can play”. Neither “for” for “after”...

Make that “3 can play”. Neither “for” for “after” nor the placement of punctuation vis-a-vis a close-quote mark at the end of a sentence, has anything to do with sentence structure (i. e., “grammar”)...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st September 2018, 23:17
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By fugl
Sigh, at it again. . .. I’m continually surprised...

Sigh, at it again. . .. I’m continually surprised at how readily you allow these trivial differences in usage to get under your skin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 23:30
Replies: 30
Views: 545
Posted By fugl
Not “necessary to put the country in the title of...

Not “necessary to put the country in the title of the thread” for “well-known places”? What’s “well-known” to some people might not be for others. I’ve been a birder since childhood and had never...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 22:25
Replies: 30
Views: 545
Posted By fugl
Famous, maybe, but I—and quite a few other...

Famous, maybe, but I—and quite a few other non-“world birders” I imagine—had never heard of it. And what does the “Boston” poster have to do with any of this?
Forum: Conservation Sunday 16th September 2018, 14:15
Replies: 1,307
Views: 75,161
Posted By fugl
Tut, tut, I’ve simply described my take on the...

Tut, tut, I’ve simply described my take on the reality of the situation not what I “want” to happen. You need to get a grip. . ..
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 06:15
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By fugl
Young Cooper’s Hawk judging by the thick legs.

Young Cooper’s Hawk judging by the thick legs.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 06:09
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By fugl
Phalarope if I had to guess but definite ID not...

Phalarope if I had to guess but definite ID not possible on the basis of your photos.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 02:20
Replies: 30
Views: 545
Posted By fugl
Thanks. Always a good idea to put the location...

Thanks. Always a good idea to put the location in the title as well as in the body of the post. You get more useful responses that way. With nice clear photos like those I'm sure someone will soon...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th September 2018, 01:54
Replies: 30
Views: 545
Posted By fugl
Where’s Etosha Nationa Park? Near Calgary?

Where’s Etosha Nationa Park? Near Calgary?
Forum: Conservation Saturday 15th September 2018, 23:55
Replies: 1,307
Views: 75,161
Posted By fugl
Indeed, the master evil, besides which all others...

Indeed, the master evil, besides which all others pale, is unchecked population growth which will only stabilize when everyone in the world has attained a “western” standard of living (i. e., barring...
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