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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 20:36
Replies: 51
Views: 11,588
Posted By njlarsen
I probably would have gone with Pan-Tepui instead...

I probably would have gone with Pan-Tepui instead of the single word version (Pantepui). I realize that sounds weird coming from someone Danish; we are known for combining words!

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Today, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By njlarsen
What you call eastern tanager I believe is the...

What you call eastern tanager I believe is the same as Summer Tanager: https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Summer_Tanager
And I believe your second image showing one of those (young male as you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 15:24
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By njlarsen
One rule that is best used if you have a whole...

One rule that is best used if you have a whole series of images rather than a single is this:

Niels
Forum: Nikon Today, 01:57
Replies: 262
Views: 24,879
Posted By njlarsen
There are several Japanese corporations with...

There are several Japanese corporations with photo/video portfolio you did not mention. These are not at this time the world leaders in volume, but are they exceptions to your complaint?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:27
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By njlarsen
Tongue in cheek: does this mean that dark morph...

Tongue in cheek: does this mean that dark morph immatures really should be described as dark phase?

Niels
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 12:33
Replies: 262
Views: 24,879
Posted By njlarsen
Maybe. On the other hand, with the pixel size of...

Maybe. On the other hand, with the pixel size of this beast, you are going to be behind on high iso performance.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 01:16
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By njlarsen
Unknown Jorupe SW Ecuador (2)

This one is pretty much hopeless. I have no other angle and no view of the head etc. I do believe that the impression of yellow undertail coverts and black/white primaries is true.

Thanks for any...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 00:44
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By njlarsen
On a yellow-tailed oriole, the outer tail...

On a yellow-tailed oriole, the outer tail feathers (which dominate the view from below) are yellow all the way to the tip. This is not a YT.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 17th July 2019, 23:50
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By njlarsen
There is no true wild pigeon remotely like it...

There is no true wild pigeon remotely like it anywhere close

Niels
Forum: Sony Wednesday 17th July 2019, 13:53
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By njlarsen
So pixel size will be less than 4 microns on this...

So pixel size will be less than 4 microns on this beast. For comparison, MFT cameras have 3.3 or 3.75 micron pixel size, so do we expect similar high iso performance?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th July 2019, 14:18
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By njlarsen
I think the Meadowlarks in that area are...

I think the Meadowlarks in that area are complicated by the fact that breeding birds are likely to be the Lillian's form which may eventually be recognized as its own subspecies.

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 15th July 2019, 20:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By njlarsen
Is it possible that one of these times you were...

Is it possible that one of these times you were viewing on a device where you were not logged in, so that your preference for use of name (British vs US) was recognized on one viewing but not the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 15th July 2019, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By njlarsen
And no matter which list is produced, it will be...

And no matter which list is produced, it will be superseded by the real thing in another couple of weeks o:D

Niels
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 15th July 2019, 18:28
Replies: 246
Views: 60,327
Posted By njlarsen
Being you, of course you bought two copies, one...

Being you, of course you bought two copies, one for each placement :-O

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th July 2019, 17:40
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks to you as well Niels

Thanks to you as well

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 15th July 2019, 15:46
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By njlarsen
I do not hope you have taken my comments above...

I do not hope you have taken my comments above about "don't know about camping" as anti camping. I used to do that 30 years ago, but today prefer to have a proper bed. Having said that, I can easily...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th July 2019, 13:46
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By njlarsen
AND a weird shape of a bill! Thanks again. Niels

AND a weird shape of a bill! Thanks again.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th July 2019, 12:25
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By njlarsen
I checked some images online and I think the tail...

I checked some images online and I think the tail should be longer in the parakeet. Those images also showed a more prominent orange chin

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 15th July 2019, 01:09
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks for the ID! Regarding the second photo,...

Thanks for the ID!

Regarding the second photo, I am not sure you are right. Try take a look at the bill on these two images which I feel are also RbPS. These are within 8 seconds of the image...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th July 2019, 23:50
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By njlarsen
Unknown Jorupe SW Ecuador

Hello All,
no matter what I look at I find things that does not fit. Any good ideas? One of the other images indicate a pale eye (The closest I can get is a local variant of Rufous-browed...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th July 2019, 19:52
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks for the comment. Reading the subspecies...

Thanks for the comment. Reading the subspecies descriptions in Restall et al. Birds of N SA, the undertail color seems to vary between subspecies. This could at least be part of the explanation....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 20:36
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By njlarsen
A similar though more technical question is in...

A similar though more technical question is in this thread: https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=378823

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 16:08
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By njlarsen
Given that it is more than 15 years since I saw...

Given that it is more than 15 years since I saw one of these, I will leave no 2 to others. No 1 is a classic lagopus
Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By njlarsen
You are right, sorry

You are right, sorry
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 13th July 2019, 01:40
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By njlarsen
Euphonia, Jorupe, SW Ecuador

Hello all,
my working hypothesis is that this is a Thick-billed E. However, I am puzzled by the tail color, clean white on the underside and with less of the tail covered by coverts than I see in...
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