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Forum: Ecuador including Galapagos Isles Today, 00:52
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By njlarsen
There are certain birds that are breeding during...

There are certain birds that are breeding during the rainy season and therefore can be difficult to see the rest of the year, such as Umbrellabird. If a day turns out to be truly rain-filled all day,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 21:44
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By njlarsen
At least two of these birds have the eye-ring...

At least two of these birds have the eye-ring extended to the back that seems to indicate Dusky/Sooty (with Sooty clearly the more common in the park according to Ebird)

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th September 2019, 17:05
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By njlarsen
Kingbird for sure. Niels

Kingbird for sure.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 23:01
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By njlarsen
I think the separation is more secure at that...

I think the separation is more secure at that time of the year.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 20:49
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By njlarsen
Are we still talking April? If so, I will go out...

Are we still talking April? If so, I will go out on a limb and say long-billed. it is quite difficult to separate from central form of short-billed, though.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 18:01
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By njlarsen
yes to both Niels

yes to both

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 17:44
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By njlarsen
I agree

I agree
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 14:15
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By njlarsen
No doubt Niels

No doubt

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 18:37
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By njlarsen
I think generally it looks good for Nashville...

I think generally it looks good for Nashville (first year bird?) but the one thing that gives me pause is the whitish on the undertail coverts.

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 9th September 2019, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By njlarsen
There is quite a bit of information in threads...

There is quite a bit of information in threads here: https://www.birdforum.net/forumdisplay.php?f=563
I believe most of this to be up to date.

Niels
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 6th September 2019, 16:08
Replies: 253
Views: 9,363
Posted By njlarsen
Re gonada: did he come across a bird with...

Re gonada: did he come across a bird with enlarged gonads and was that the origin of the name?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th September 2019, 20:49
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By njlarsen
It is correct that different approaches within...

It is correct that different approaches within ebird does not give the same results, unfortunately.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th September 2019, 18:45
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By njlarsen
Regarding the ebird map: I used the explore...

Regarding the ebird map: I used the explore hotspots to find the location mentioned. I did not see many observations of ANY elaenia on the bar chart for that location. I therefore went back to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th September 2019, 17:49
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By njlarsen
I believe the word "beardless" indicates absence...

I believe the word "beardless" indicates absence of rictal bristles which your bird clearly has. I would therefore look carefully at the Elaenias in the area, which for example include Sierran....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th September 2019, 16:00
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By njlarsen
I checked Ebird which has no observations of YbEl...

I checked Ebird which has no observations of YbEl at this location and several surrounding locations I checked. The only somewhat nearby location with observations was one that is both higher and...
Forum: Sony Thursday 5th September 2019, 15:07
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By njlarsen
If is was, they would give it a new name ......

If is was, they would give it a new name ... :-O

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th September 2019, 13:47
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By njlarsen
I do not believe we have many specialists in...

I do not believe we have many specialists in flycatchers. I for one have gotten Empidonax wrong more often than right, so I will not give you an opinion on this one.

Niels
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 4th September 2019, 23:17
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By njlarsen
A long time ago I used a film camera, so what...

A long time ago I used a film camera, so what currently is called full frame. I had a birding lens, but my secondmost favorite lens was a 70-210. I guess 120-300 is the result of the inflation of...
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 23:18
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By njlarsen
I don”t think it is as automatic a dismissal of...

I don”t think it is as automatic a dismissal of the nuthatch as you say. I think a very important part of that equation is what the politicians decide afterwards. If they decide to clean out the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd September 2019, 00:10
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By njlarsen
And if so, much better identified by voice Niels

And if so, much better identified by voice

Niels
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 2nd September 2019, 00:08
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By njlarsen
I am with Marc on this: I am used to carrying a...

I am with Marc on this: I am used to carrying a 200-800 equivalent lens on the camera with a 24 to 120 equivalent second lens. Putting it all together into one lens with necessary compromises and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th August 2019, 18:30
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By njlarsen
I have yet to see an empidonax that is not...

I have yet to see an empidonax that is not difficult, or that would not be best identified by voice. Some of the Myiarchus are also damn difficult. (Both groups are new world flycatchers for those...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Wednesday 28th August 2019, 18:52
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By njlarsen
On my MkI pana 100-300 there was a definite...

On my MkI pana 100-300 there was a definite advantage to going back a little (275 roughly) compared to the full 300. Especially on slightly more distant objects.

In my BF gallery...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Wednesday 28th August 2019, 16:47
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By njlarsen
Regarding birding lens: I had the 100-300 first...

Regarding birding lens: I had the 100-300 first edition from Pana and feel for me that the upgrade to the PL100-400 was worth it. I have never tried the 75-300 Oly lens, so have no comments in that...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Wednesday 28th August 2019, 11:14
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By njlarsen
My point was one you seem to have shot down. IF...

My point was one you seem to have shot down. IF you mainly intended to use the camera as birding camera, then I could not understand your focus on size. With you wanting to use it for other things as...
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