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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:36
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By njlarsen
I believe you were wanting to write Serin Niels

I believe you were wanting to write Serin

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 15:59
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By njlarsen
My only question is why #3 is not a social...

My only question is why #3 is not a social flycatcher. I find it difficult to judge the exact size of the bill but feel the wings should be warmer-looking in a Kiskadee.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th July 2018, 20:44
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By njlarsen
I do not have a field guide for the area but used...

I do not have a field guide for the area but used HBW alive and the linked IBC. I am curious if it is correct that the color of the undertail coverts excludes Black-bellied? that is my impression...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 15th July 2018, 03:20
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By njlarsen
I agree, and that is the argument for why my wife...

I agree, and that is the argument for why my wife and I almost always use car rental - the biggest problem is getting a couple of weeks off.

Niels
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 15th July 2018, 03:18
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By njlarsen
Good for you! Costa Rica is one of the countries...

Good for you! Costa Rica is one of the countries where I would like to return ... But mainly for birdwatching, beaches can be found in so many locations ;)

Niels
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 15th July 2018, 01:54
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By njlarsen
to know to repeat a thing that worked the first...

to know to repeat a thing that worked the first time around does not sound off. The real test of intelligence is for the bird to find a way to communicate the learned stuff to another gull from the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th July 2018, 15:01
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By njlarsen
Probably less than 10 miles as the bird...

Probably less than 10 miles as the bird flies

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 13th July 2018, 14:17
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By njlarsen
People have done the area around Sarapiqui with...

People have done the area around Sarapiqui with public transportation, and probably done a cheap trip -- see for example report by hamhed in the vacation report section.

Rancho Naturalista would be...
Forum: Costa Rica Friday 13th July 2018, 13:27
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By njlarsen
If you are landing in SJO my preference would be...

If you are landing in SJO my preference would be Carara, but I do not know the quality of the beaches around there. If landing in Liberia, there are many resort type hotels close by, from what I have...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th July 2018, 00:54
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By njlarsen
Did you ever look at the page in the opus I...

Did you ever look at the page in the opus I linked to in post #3?

Niels
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 13th July 2018, 00:52
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By njlarsen
They usually do that one my computer - I think I...

They usually do that one my computer - I think I have some settings that are "not recommended" ;)

It can still be a pain when the computer is taking up 90% of the internet bandwidth because it is...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 11th July 2018, 20:36
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By njlarsen
In the map Mike linked to, you can change the...

In the map Mike linked to, you can change the settings for which months to see if that help you with regards to figuring out where the birds are likely to be.

Public transportation in the US is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th July 2018, 19:06
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By njlarsen
I will change my input to also say Little. Niels

I will change my input to also say Little.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th July 2018, 17:31
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By njlarsen
While I believe Stuart is right, here is a page...

While I believe Stuart is right, here is a page with more info on Little Owl: https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Little_Owl

Niels
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 11th July 2018, 14:15
Replies: 50
Views: 2,964
Posted By njlarsen
From experience in Denmark: the most common field...

From experience in Denmark: the most common field guide is key to what the younger people call the bird. Once a name is ingrained it is difficult to change until a new generation comes along.

Niels
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 10th July 2018, 17:52
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By njlarsen
I have watched the video and I think to see the...

I have watched the video and I think to see the above calculation without seeing the video is misleading. Yes, the depth of field will act as if the aperture was 15,6 to 44,5. The exposure will not...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 10th July 2018, 01:48
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By njlarsen
I suspected you ought to know these things but by...

I suspected you ought to know these things but by the wording of your questions, I thought differently.

Best
Niels
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 10th July 2018, 01:46
Replies: 11
Views: 3,431
Posted By njlarsen
Thrushes seems to like poking at apples, just to...

Thrushes seems to like poking at apples, just to mention one specific group that eat from large fruit.

Regarding netting: mist nets have been made to be as invisible as possible. A different...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 10th July 2018, 01:17
Replies: 50
Views: 2,964
Posted By njlarsen
and in some cases wrongly believe so

and in some cases wrongly believe so
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 9th July 2018, 22:45
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By njlarsen
I think the first part re verification would be a...

I think the first part re verification would be a question of going to the same area and repeating the experiment (i.e., seeing the eyes of a bird). However, there is a problem in eye color seemingly...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th July 2018, 18:08
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By njlarsen
And notice, some of these are not considered wild...

And notice, some of these are not considered wild in this location.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th July 2018, 14:16
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By njlarsen
It is an interesting product, but the quality...

It is an interesting product, but the quality will determine if it is truly satisfactory

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th July 2018, 23:00
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By njlarsen
I would say that Garrigues and Dean is the one...

I would say that Garrigues and Dean is the one for Costa Rica. There is no single guide that would satisfy for Central or for South America and definitely not for both.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th July 2018, 20:24
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By njlarsen
The split is certainly true. Bob, thanks for...

The split is certainly true. Bob, thanks for finding the essay on identifying these birds, I had not read this. Even though the difference is subtle, I actually think what is shown in the image is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 8th July 2018, 17:05
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By njlarsen
And it is probably a hundred miles too far north...

And it is probably a hundred miles too far north for a Gray-lined hawk.

Niels
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