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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 9th June 2016, 11:32
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By Si Clayton
Australian storks

Satin Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
http://www.birdlife.org.au/afo/index.php/afo/article/view/541
Black-necked stork by another name, can't find any recent news on this, does anyone know more? Is...
Forum: Australia Thursday 9th June 2016, 11:06
Replies: 276
Views: 29,716
Posted By Si Clayton
Drying out now, winter movements of Glossy Black...

Drying out now, winter movements of Glossy Black cockatoos and various Aus forest passerines happening post flood.
Forum: Australia Monday 29th February 2016, 01:38
Replies: 276
Views: 29,716
Posted By Si Clayton
Maybe Buff-rumped Thornbill?;)

Maybe Buff-rumped Thornbill?;)
Forum: Australia Monday 29th February 2016, 01:36
Replies: 276
Views: 29,716
Posted By Si Clayton
Hi, looks like Grey Shrike-thrush, related to...

Hi, looks like Grey Shrike-thrush, related to Whistlers :-)
Forum: Essex Sunday 7th June 2015, 01:30
Replies: 4,189
Views: 567,868
Posted By Si Clayton
Thanks again, glad someone is sharing the joy.

Thanks again, glad someone is sharing the joy.
Forum: Essex Thursday 4th June 2015, 05:39
Replies: 4,189
Views: 567,868
Posted By Si Clayton
Brilliant stuff, I'd have loved to have been...

Brilliant stuff, I'd have loved to have been there, one of my old birding spots and a couple of people who inspired me to give it away for conservation.
I'd shake their hands and buy them a beer (or...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 2nd June 2015, 04:52
Replies: 9
Views: 4,512
Posted By Si Clayton
Thanks Mike, Your efforts are much appreciated...

Thanks Mike,
Your efforts are much appreciated here.
It's harder to prove something doesn't exist than does. Egos get in the way, Don't let the Turkeys get you down.
I'm an advocate for ecosystem...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 31st May 2015, 00:40
Replies: 102
Views: 16,182
Posted By Si Clayton
I've learned to not underestimate the effect of...

I've learned to not underestimate the effect of cattle on biodiversity here. The associated and misguided overburning (and logging) of forest (to make it appear more "European") with "green pick" for...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 30th May 2015, 23:22
Replies: 102
Views: 16,182
Posted By Si Clayton
This is the best news on this thread, at least...

This is the best news on this thread, at least you're aware of it! Hopefully they can churn out children quicker than the baby-bonus collectors. ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 28th May 2015, 01:49
Replies: 102
Views: 16,182
Posted By Si Clayton
Collection of specimens is a tool for humans to...

Collection of specimens is a tool for humans to know about specifics. Useful, but not essential for conservation. With humans being the greatest threat to biodiversity, perhaps it's best to live in...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Monday 25th May 2015, 23:03
Replies: 17
Views: 8,029
Posted By Si Clayton
I've ringed in UK and Australia ("banding" here),...

I've ringed in UK and Australia ("banding" here), over 8000 birds, mist nets, cannon netting and other methods and I'd agree with Tideliner. It's very rare for casualties to be recorded. The level of...
Forum: Essex Monday 2nd February 2015, 21:34
Replies: 4,189
Views: 567,868
Posted By Si Clayton
Streetwise Turnstones

Hi, A family member photographed Turnstones feeding on the street at Westcliff seafront a few weeks ago, and sent to me for id. I've heard of Turnstones doing this rarely in other locations, I...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 13th November 2014, 08:10
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By Si Clayton
New National Park in Australia

http://www.ausleisure.com.au/news/conservation-and-parks-leaders-gather-for-world-parks-congress-in-sydney/

Everlasting Swamp supports Black-necked Storks, Brolga and many other wetland birds in the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st December 2013, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Si Clayton
Hi Jose, I think 1 Regent Bowerbird 2 Jacky...

Hi Jose,

I think
1 Regent Bowerbird
2 Jacky Winter
3 Hooded Robin
4 Grey Fantail
5 Brown or Western Gerygone.

It's always difficult with photos, hopefully someone else can confirm.
Forum: Australia Sunday 13th October 2013, 20:45
Replies: 5
Views: 3,311
Posted By Si Clayton
You're very welcome, Thanks for your own good...

You're very welcome, Thanks for your own good work on these forums, it's great to have some rational discussion. Very civilized. :-)

I've worked in windowless offices and factories in your part of...
Forum: Australia Saturday 12th October 2013, 23:00
Replies: 5
Views: 3,311
Posted By Si Clayton
Hi, I don't know the answer to any of your...

Hi,
I don't know the answer to any of your questions, sorry about that:t:
I assumed, from my own background (20 years ago) in pre press publishing that major publishers will optimize most...
Forum: Australia Friday 11th October 2013, 03:03
Replies: 5
Views: 3,311
Posted By Si Clayton
Hi Larry, I'm not sure there's the same level of...

Hi Larry,

I'm not sure there's the same level of skepticism in Aus as on that thread!
It is very common for publishers to "pretty up" an image, in this case a sticky-out feather or two seems to have...
Forum: Australia Friday 13th September 2013, 07:18
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By Si Clayton
This outfit has wheelchair access mentioned,...

This outfit has wheelchair access mentioned, scroll down http://www.ozwhalewatching.com.au/faq
Forum: Australia Thursday 25th July 2013, 23:04
Replies: 16
Views: 2,805
Posted By Si Clayton
My pockets aren't deep enough for the new...

My pockets aren't deep enough for the new editions ;) so I usually refer to Simpson & Day and Pizzey & Knight. In the field I don't carry a guide, just notebook, water, vast quantaties of...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 4th July 2013, 02:34
Replies: 10
Views: 3,852
Posted By Si Clayton
Smile Yes, very good news, much needed. It's like...

Yes, very good news, much needed. It's like Australia's own miniature, nocturnal, desert Kakapo, or something...

I wonder what the future holds for the worlds rarest Parrot? Extensive administrative...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 29th June 2013, 02:02
Replies: 10
Views: 3,852
Posted By Si Clayton
Night Parrot video & photos to be released.

John Young will present his evidence next week.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/tweets-in-the-night-a-flash-of-green-is-this-our-most-elusive-bird/story-e6frg8y6-1226671683508
Forum: Australia Tuesday 28th May 2013, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By Si Clayton
Cheers Mike,...

Cheers Mike, http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/sprat/public/publicspecies.pl?taxon_id=652

Under "Population info" it states;
"It is likely Albert's Lyrebird is declining; The total population...
Forum: Australia Tuesday 28th May 2013, 00:49
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By Si Clayton
Hi Mike, the latest word on Warrumbungles is;...

Hi Mike, the latest word on Warrumbungles is; http://www.news.com.au/national-news/nsw-act/warrumbungle-national-park-sprouts-regrowth-after-catastrophic-bushfire/story-fndo4bst-1226630720190

The...
Forum: Australia Tuesday 21st May 2013, 06:41
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By Si Clayton
Here are the links to various driving routes...

Here are the links to various driving routes http://www.birdrangers.com/Birds/Locations/Locations.htm
Forum: Australia Sunday 19th May 2013, 00:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By Si Clayton
Hi Pat, I'll be uploading a website update to...

Hi Pat,

I'll be uploading a website update to www.birdrangers.com (http://www.birdrangers.com) soon. This will have some birders driving routes and other info linkedin. Feel free to email me via the...
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