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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th May 2019, 18:43
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Peter C.
Yes, Blackpoll - nice shot!

Yes, Blackpoll - nice shot!
Forum: Colombia Thursday 14th March 2019, 12:25
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Peter C.
I stayed very briefly in Bogota four years ago,...

I stayed very briefly in Bogota four years ago, in an area called Suba (La Colina). It was quite safe to walk around there during the day, but there are other parts of the city that are note. I would...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th March 2019, 16:42
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Peter C.
Yep. Country's full of 'em.

Yep. Country's full of 'em.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th January 2019, 14:23
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Peter C.
Andy M.- Hi again; silly me, I forgot - Dawn...

Andy M.-

Hi again; silly me, I forgot - Dawn made an eBird list (of course she did) at the airport, on our way out. And I remember now that, on arrival, we also had African Paradise-Flycatcher...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th January 2019, 14:12
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Peter C.
Hi Andy M. She Who Must Be Obeyed (the wife) &...

Hi Andy M.

She Who Must Be Obeyed (the wife) & I were there briefly in August 2017, and there was a small "green" area just outside the front of the Arrival/Departures area. I frankly don't...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 16th January 2019, 13:48
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Peter C.
I would second Andrew and Larry here - "Ecuador",...

I would second Andrew and Larry here - "Ecuador", while a small country compared to say, Germany, has so much diversity that moving just a hundred km. or so can make a huge difference in the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th January 2019, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By Peter C.
Yes, the combo of rump + pale supercillary is...

Yes, the combo of rump + pale supercillary is good indicator for WPWA. I've ringed quite a few, and the colour range is quite striking - from super dull ones like this, all the way to bright...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 5th December 2018, 13:55
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Peter C.
Thanks cafe birder. Agree, driving in CR not for...

Thanks cafe birder. Agree, driving in CR not for the faint-of-heart, and also not for those in any kind of a hurry. My rule-of-thumb is to look at a route, estimate the time it would take me in...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 30th November 2018, 14:46
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Peter C.
Thanks, knowing a rough estimate of the driving...

Thanks, knowing a rough estimate of the driving time from Baru to San isidro is useful.
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 26th November 2018, 19:40
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Peter C.
Hi Dan, Thanks very much! That sounds great, by...

Hi Dan,

Thanks very much! That sounds great, by Costa Rican standards!

I do want to see if I can get to Los Cusingos, I have wanted to go there for years. Can you remember how long it took you to...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 23rd November 2018, 12:37
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Peter C.
Costa Rica - Road to "Valle de El General"

Hi all,
I am going to be staying in CR for a week this December, and am thinking of spending some of our time on the Pacific near Dominical. I see there is a road from there (labelled #243 on Google)...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 23rd November 2018, 12:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,291
Posted By Peter C.
Hi Kenza: I don't know about the Atacama or...

Hi Kenza:

I don't know about the Atacama or Punta Arenas, but I did spend some time near Santiago a few years ago. (But much depends on how you define "near" - it was a couple of hours' drive south...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th July 2018, 15:12
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Peter C.
If it's a recent photo, this would be a "mature"...

If it's a recent photo, this would be a "mature" (after-hatch-year) male, going through moult. Young, or hatch-year, males wouldn't have a completely black head like that.

P.S. Marco, it's a good...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 7th June 2018, 19:50
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Peter C.
Looks good for Swainson's for me; the warm tones...

Looks good for Swainson's for me; the warm tones can very easily get lost in the filtered light (as in, in any shot in forest understory).
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 18th May 2018, 14:48
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Peter C.
Hi johnraven: Now, that's more like it! I...

Hi johnraven:

Now, that's more like it! I somehow had not found that page before... we, unfortunately, we be flying back from B.C. before then, but I will contact them and see what I can find...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 14th May 2018, 19:30
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Peter C.
Thanks also, occasional and Jurek!

Thanks also, occasional and Jurek!
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 14th May 2018, 19:29
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Peter C.
Thanks! I will check out the link. Yes, Vancouver...

Thanks! I will check out the link. Yes, Vancouver Island is quite an enchanting place (so long as it isn't raining ... which, let's face it, it often is...). I have traveled there a few times, but...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 10th May 2018, 14:53
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Peter C.
Vancouver Island boat trips

Hi All,

The OH and I will be on the Island for the end of May into early June. Does anybody have any gen on somebody doing pelagic trips from either Tofino, Port Hardy, or Victoria itself? The...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th May 2018, 16:28
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By Peter C.
#1-2: Common Yellowthroat (f) #3 Northern...

#1-2: Common Yellowthroat (f)
#3 Northern Waterthrush
#4 Laughing Gull (?)
#5 American Redstart (f-type)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 17:28
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Peter C.
A lovely spring song! That's the sound of a Brown...

A lovely spring song! That's the sound of a Brown Creeper on territory, a definite sign that spring is coming (eventually....)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 22nd March 2018, 11:44
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Peter C.
Hi Niels, Andrew: Thanks for your input. I...

Hi Niels, Andrew:

Thanks for your input. I thought I had these all sussed, but apparently not.

Niels, I've read somewhere - I think this was actually referring to separating L. g. thayeri from...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st March 2018, 17:45
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Peter C.
Thanks Lou, I had it down as a good 1st-cycle...

Thanks Lou,

I had it down as a good 1st-cycle Glaucous, because (a) the "tipping" on the wings and underparts seemed a lot light than depicted for L. g. kumlieni of that age, and (b) there is some...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st March 2018, 11:41
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Peter C.
White-winged gull, Canada (eBird link)

Hi,

I've never tried this before, so I hope it works. The photos were from yesterday, March 20, in Waterloo, Ontario.

https://ebird.org/canada/view/checklist/S43821677

There's been some discussion...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th March 2018, 13:01
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Peter C.
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 16th February 2018, 14:16
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By Peter C.
YES! Thanks, Dave, that is it! (Although I think...

YES! Thanks, Dave, that is it! (Although I think we got a version without the ear of maize in it - perhaps they just were out of it that day).

The herb, according to Chef 'google', is called...
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