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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th December 2009, 11:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Post #4: 1-3 Andrew got it with Pallid...

Post #4: 1-3 Andrew got it with Pallid Spinetail, 4 Thrush-like (aka Plain-winged) Woodcreeper, 5 Olive-green Tanager (too much contrast between upperparts and underparts in van Berlo).
Post #8: You...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th December 2009, 19:13
Replies: 53
Views: 2,750
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Andrew got 1-3 in last post. 4) Probably...

Andrew got 1-3 in last post. 4) Probably Small-billed, but features separating this and the very similar White-crested and Olivaceous are not completely reliable (this is a trio where voice often is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th December 2009, 16:00
Replies: 53
Views: 2,750
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Yes, Post 9 #2 is a Chestnut-capped Blackbird....

Yes, Post 9 #2 is a Chestnut-capped Blackbird. The last post: 1) Olive Spinetail. 2) Southern Beardless Tyrannulet. 3) You're right. 4) Highland Elaenia. 5) You're right on the martin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd December 2009, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
White lores on your birds. In the...

White lores on your birds. In the Azure-shoudered, they usually look like this:

http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Image:Azure-shouldered_Tanager.jpg

If doing a standard google search, you can...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd December 2009, 12:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
#4 and #5 are potentially confusing, as it is a...

#4 and #5 are potentially confusing, as it is a juvenile Green-headed Tanager. As a very general rule, juvenile Tangara tanagers are far more uniform than adults, and in the dimorphic species they...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 3rd December 2009, 12:27
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
As I noted in a comment before its publication,...

As I noted in a comment before its publication, the Semipalmated occurs regularly along the entire coast of Brazil.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th November 2009, 02:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Agree with cajanuma. Admittedly, it looks odd...

Agree with cajanuma. Admittedly, it looks odd (somewhat resembling a female Tachyphonus on one of the photos), and I would have expected more white to the central underparts, but the rufous flanks...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th November 2009, 02:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
White Monjita (Xolmis irupero). Common in RS and...

White Monjita (Xolmis irupero). Common in RS and frequently perches on telephone lines.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th November 2009, 16:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
... and that's what I suspected it was, although...

... and that's what I suspected it was, although I was (and still am) uncertain about the possibility of Orange-crowned, even if the locality makes that less likely. The minor jump in altitude is...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 17th November 2009, 03:26
Replies: 70
Views: 6,500
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Based on ~2 weeks in right habitat and region...

Based on ~2 weeks in right habitat and region with the result being zero, I'd say pretty rare (... but perhaps I was just unlucky). I'll switch one of my Crimson-bellied sightings for a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th November 2009, 21:45
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Most of those photos show the Sparkling...

Most of those photos show the Sparkling Violetear. The only exception is photo P1015417, which is a Short-tailed Emerald.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th November 2009, 21:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
First is one of the euphonias with olive-yellow...

First is one of the euphonias with olive-yellow underparts (i.e. not Orange-bellied, which looks like this (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hummingbirder/1180713617/) near the Western Andes of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th November 2009, 21:06
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Agree with the IDs already suggested for the...

Agree with the IDs already suggested for the first four photo. The very last photo (P1015260) is a Green or Sparkling Violetear. Impossible to separate from this photo.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 15th November 2009, 00:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
You should follow CBRO...

You should follow CBRO (http://www.cbro.org.br/CBRO/), which includes it as a valid species, and was the taxonomy followed in all but a few cases (though CBRO, like SACC, is continuously updated,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 14th November 2009, 17:14
Replies: 29
Views: 4,661
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Even if only parts are of direct relevance to the...

Even if only parts are of direct relevance to the guide, this (http://neobirder.blogspot.com/) may be of use to some (a brief intro here (http://neobirder.blogspot.com/2009/11/starting.html)). New...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Thursday 12th November 2009, 19:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
There is a global trend, and there have already...

There is a global trend, and there have already been several articles published (among others the by now rather famous article in Nature 439) that support a connection between global warming and the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 9th November 2009, 16:32
Replies: 29
Views: 4,661
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Illustrations of Scalloped (89.6) and...

Illustrations of Scalloped (89.6) and Streak-headed (89.7) have been switched. Of note that, after the deadline of the book, it was documented that the distribution of the Scalloped actually extends...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 7th November 2009, 19:05
Replies: 29
Views: 4,661
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Thanks for the nice words. There are sections I...

Thanks for the nice words. There are sections I was not involved in and others where my recommendations have been missed (or switches), which have resulted in some problems (I might start an...
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Saturday 7th November 2009, 15:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
The "female" is an immature male. Has been...

The "female" is an immature male. Has been corrected in the OPUS. Regardless, very nice to see photos of this rarity.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 7th November 2009, 14:27
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
The difference in gloss is marginal at best, and...

The difference in gloss is marginal at best, and while my experiance with the subspecies humeralis of the Black is limited, I remember being unable to use this specific feature with any level of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 7th November 2009, 14:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,685
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
(reply here:...

(reply here: http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=156270)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 7th November 2009, 14:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,813
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Overall olive-tinged yellow. Crown rather orange...

Overall olive-tinged yellow. Crown rather orange border below by a black line.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th November 2009, 19:27
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
I suspect the 2nd may be a Black Flowerpiercer...

I suspect the 2nd may be a Black Flowerpiercer (careful; subspecies mixed up in Birds of Northern South America). Ana Maria: For future reference, please always post the original unedited photos when...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 3rd November 2009, 20:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
Never said it was a Great Thrush, but I did say...

Never said it was a Great Thrush, but I did say it was either that species or the Chiguanco Thrush (and most likely the latter), which the photo confirms. There are significant racial variations (+...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 2nd November 2009, 20:26
Replies: 61
Views: 10,105
Posted By Rasmus Boegh
... interestingly, my opinion is the direct...

... interestingly, my opinion is the direct opposite. Possible just a matter of taste. I've always preferred illustrations that resemble the species as accurately as possible over more artistic...
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