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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 3rd October 2019, 10:26
Replies: 535
Views: 140,745
Posted By Murray Lord
I saw an interview where they confirmed they are...

I saw an interview where they confirmed they are planning an Illustrated Checklist style work on mammals next.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 1st August 2019, 11:05
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Murray Lord
I see it will have a rival:...

I see it will have a rival: http://www.wildsounds.com/products/5900-A-Field-Guide-to-the-Birds-of-Mongolia.shtml
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 15th June 2019, 04:08
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Murray Lord
I still use one occasionally. More as a...

I still use one occasionally. More as a dictaphone for recording my notes than for recording bird calls to be honest. It was a great concept but was probably one of the many devices that never took...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 9th June 2019, 05:00
Replies: 56
Views: 20,295
Posted By Murray Lord
Here's an interesting Podcast on parulid...

Here's an interesting Podcast on parulid taxonomy: Bird Calls Radio, episode 128, an interview with David Toews.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 3rd June 2019, 09:41
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Murray Lord
Only in Britain...

Only in Britain...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 28th May 2019, 12:08
Replies: 305
Views: 70,372
Posted By Murray Lord
No Buff breasted Button-Quail photo in the book...

No Buff breasted Button-Quail photo in the book (or any other book).
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 28th May 2019, 09:49
Replies: 305
Views: 70,372
Posted By Murray Lord
The Lynx website now has sample pages from the...

The Lynx website now has sample pages from the new West Indies field guide.

Melanie mentioned The Complete Guide to Australian Birds by George Adams. I've had a quick look at it. Looks nicely...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 9th April 2019, 10:07
Replies: 18
Views: 1,820
Posted By Murray Lord
The paper only calls out one family level change...

The paper only calls out one family level change - elevation of Hylia/Tit-Hylia to family status. On the other hand the cladograms seem to make lots of changes compared to the list of families in...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 6th April 2019, 03:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,820
Posted By Murray Lord
Do they actually use the term Graueriidae? I...

Do they actually use the term Graueriidae? I word searched and couldn't find it.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 6th March 2019, 23:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By Murray Lord
Agreed, there are some outstanding bargains...

Agreed, there are some outstanding bargains here.

For anyone on the other side of the world wondering about postage, I asked for a quote to send half a dozen books to Australia and it came in at...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Wednesday 20th February 2019, 08:24
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Murray Lord
There are only about nine frog species in that...

There are only about nine frog species in that part of Australia. I think this looks like Litoria rubella, the Desert Tree Frog, a fairly widespread species across the northern half of Australia.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 31st January 2019, 09:41
Replies: 34
Views: 2,439
Posted By Murray Lord
This is available on some apps already. For...

This is available on some apps already. For example the Australian frog app allows you to select the species in the local area, or any other place based on putting a pin on the map.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 8th December 2018, 00:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Murray Lord
While I have only skimmed this book so far, it...

While I have only skimmed this book so far, it looks excellent and deserves a nomination:

Ornithology, Foundation, Analysis, and Application edited by Michael L. Morrison, Amanda D. Rodewald, Gary...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 20th November 2018, 02:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By Murray Lord
https://www.lynxeds.com/sites/default/files/forewo...

https://www.lynxeds.com/sites/default/files/forewords/foreword-HBW-06.pdf from Handbook of the Birds of the World is a good introduction to bioacoustics.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 19th November 2018, 06:39
Replies: 88
Views: 10,180
Posted By Murray Lord
Let’s rename all birds named after military...

Let’s rename all birds named after military officers, priests or colonial officials while we are at it. They were only there to oppress the natives weren’t they? And what about collectors who shot...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 18th November 2018, 09:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,782
Posted By Murray Lord
Melanie I will PM you the author's email address...

Melanie I will PM you the author's email address - he was selling copies directly at one point.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 13th November 2018, 04:19
Replies: 43
Views: 9,124
Posted By Murray Lord
Two new mitogenomes of Pellorneidae and a phylogeny of the superfamily Sylvioidea

Two new mitogenomes of Pellorneidae (Aves: Passeriformes) and a phylogeny of the superfamily Sylvioidea

Zuhao Huang, Feiyun Tu , Shan Tang

Australian Journal of Zoology

Abstract

The...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 21st September 2018, 01:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By Murray Lord
Two to consider: The Singing Life of Birds by...

Two to consider:

The Singing Life of Birds by Don Kroodsma

The Sound Approach to Birding www.soundapproach.co.uk (http://www.soundapproach.co.uk)
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 4th September 2018, 08:54
Replies: 3
Views: 1,450
Posted By Murray Lord
This appears to have been published. There's a...

This appears to have been published. There's a table of contents available at the publisher's website (see link in first post).
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 26th August 2018, 12:13
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Murray Lord
I had a look in Whittell's The Literature of...

I had a look in Whittell's The Literature of Australian Birds to see if it had a date of birth, but no. It doesn't list any other Thompsons as being active authors on Australian birds at the time,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 16th June 2018, 10:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Murray Lord
Couple more suggestions for you: Ten Thousand...

Couple more suggestions for you:

Ten Thousand Birds by Tim Birkhead & others
Singing Life of Birds by Don Kroodsma
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 25th May 2018, 11:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By Murray Lord
Similar thing has happened in Australia - Andrew...

Similar thing has happened in Australia - Andrew Isles books is no longer going to carry new books, just secondhand / antiquarian ones.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st February 2018, 08:44
Replies: 70
Views: 30,522
Posted By Murray Lord
I think Hattah would clearly be Purple-backed...

I think Hattah would clearly be Purple-backed (Malurus assimilis). Sundown is in the questionable zone. Schodde and Mason's Directory of Australian Birds, the most comprehensive review of...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th February 2018, 03:14
Replies: 70
Views: 30,522
Posted By Murray Lord
There has been a discussion on that issue on the...

There has been a discussion on that issue on the Australian Twitchers Facebook page this week. I haven't read through all the comments, but I don't think anyone knows where the border is exactly. ...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 18th February 2018, 19:43
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By Murray Lord
I think you go off the date of publication of the...

I think you go off the date of publication of the part. The Code contains the following:

But that assumes it was a part and not a preprint, where it seems evidence of actual distribution is...
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