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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th December 2016, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thank you both for your help Paul

Thank you both for your help

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th December 2016, 00:44
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Paul Tavares
ID Help. Warbler - Louisiana

I'd appreciate some help in identifying this warbler seen at Lake Martin in Louisiana about two weeks ago. All the pictures are of the same bird. I'm thinking Orange-crowned but not sure. Image...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 23rd May 2016, 12:23
Replies: 25
Views: 5,319
Posted By Paul Tavares
Jane thanks for the extra effort. I'll leave it...

Jane thanks for the extra effort. I'll leave it as unresolved for now although still leaning towards WR.

Thanks to everyone who responded. Time to let this thread expire.

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st May 2016, 17:09
Replies: 25
Views: 5,319
Posted By Paul Tavares
I'll check. I have quite a few of Least and there...

I'll check. I have quite a few of Least and there may be one of this bird in the background. But it will be tomorrow as I am heading out now.

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 21st May 2016, 16:13
Replies: 25
Views: 5,319
Posted By Paul Tavares
The white I saw went completely across the rump...

The white I saw went completely across the rump consistent with a White-rumped. I've re-attached 100% crops, exaggerated the sharpening and increased the HDR in the shadows. Another birder just...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th May 2016, 19:28
Replies: 25
Views: 5,319
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thank you both for the confirmation Paul

Thank you both for the confirmation

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th May 2016, 17:24
Replies: 25
Views: 5,319
Posted By Paul Tavares
White-rumped Sandpiper? Lake Erie, ON

I saw two possibly three of these hanging out with some Least Sandpipers, a Dunlin and a Semipalmated Plover at Rock Point Provincial Park on the north shore of Lake Erie. I think it may be a...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 28th April 2016, 00:47
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thank you both. That seems to be the one. Nothing...

Thank you both. That seems to be the one. Nothing close came up on my searches. Thanks for the help.

Paul
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 25th April 2016, 20:31
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Paul Tavares
ID Help Host flower for Giant Hummingbird

When we were in Peru last month we saw several giant hummingbirds in a few areas. They were all feeding off of this species of flower. I haven't been able to identify it. Anyone know the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st April 2016, 16:05
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Paul Tavares
Neils, thanks for pointing me in the right...

Neils, thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I think it is a Common Tody-flycatcher. The colour in the book shows a gray back and cap but an internet image search shows quite a few images...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st April 2016, 15:45
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Paul Tavares
ID help needed Machu Picchu Pueblo Peru

I'm having trouble identifying this small bird. Images taken in the gardens at the Inka Terra Hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo. Should be a slam dunk. Small bird, yellow belly, blue cap, yellow eye but I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th February 2016, 23:58
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thank you both Paul

Thank you both

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 4th February 2016, 20:42
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Paul Tavares
Song Sparrow? Tucson Arizona

I feel kind of silly asking if this is a Song Sparrow but it is quite a bit different than the Eastern version we get in my home base in Ontario. Taken two weeks ago at Sweetwater Wetlands in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 20:46
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thanks Fugi

Thanks Fugi
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 16:44
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Paul Tavares
Brewer's Sparrow? Arizona

I took these photos last week in Saguaro NP in AZ and am not sure of the ID. The first two are of the same bird and unfortunately the focus in the first photo is off. The second photo was taken 2km...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th January 2016, 00:44
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thanks everyone for clearing up the confusion on...

Thanks everyone for clearing up the confusion on my part. The shape of the bill and head threw me off.

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th January 2016, 21:13
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Paul Tavares
Merganser/Goldeneye hybrid? Kenora, Ontariox

Hi Everyone. I took this picture in July 2014 in Kenora, Ontario, Canada in July of 2014 and after all this time I'm no closer to an ID. The duck on the right caught my eye as being something...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Tuesday 29th December 2015, 15:47
Replies: 15
Views: 7,150
Posted By Paul Tavares
As someone else pointed out, shooting at the same...

As someone else pointed out, shooting at the same ISO will provide a better comparison. Also the FZ with a smaller sensor will give you a deeper depth of field than the GH4 and perhaps a perceived...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 9th December 2015, 20:55
Replies: 96
Views: 54,495
Posted By Paul Tavares
Dave, thanks for posting the link for the test of...

Dave, thanks for posting the link for the test of the three lenses. I use the Nikkor 80-400mm with a D5500 and have not really been happy with the VR performance. I was using the Normal mode. After...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 3rd November 2015, 20:22
Replies: 96
Views: 54,495
Posted By Paul Tavares
Great captures Neil. Especially the bulbul. Paul

Great captures Neil. Especially the bulbul.

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st September 2015, 19:03
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Paul Tavares
Thanks everyone for your help. Much...

Thanks everyone for your help. Much appreciated.

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st September 2015, 01:02
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Paul Tavares
ID Help Fall warblers Hamilton, ON

Took these on Wednesday and am still stumped for an ID. The first two are of the same bird and I think it is a Black-throated Blue Warbler. 4 and 5 are of the same bird. 3 may or may not be the bird...
Forum: Fuji Friday 28th August 2015, 17:16
Replies: 15
Views: 7,008
Posted By Paul Tavares
Yes that is the setting. The camera will adjust...

Yes that is the setting. The camera will adjust the ISO to suit when using SP. The 1600 means that it will stop at a maximum ISO of 1600. At that setting you may get more noise but at least the...
Forum: Fuji Friday 28th August 2015, 16:21
Replies: 15
Views: 7,008
Posted By Paul Tavares
Hi Delia Have you tried setting the ISO to auto....

Hi Delia

Have you tried setting the ISO to auto. As Jos mentioned, in SP the camera will try to select the appropriate aperture to get a proper exposure. As the light level drops, the aperture will...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 19th August 2015, 20:45
Replies: 14
Views: 10,940
Posted By Paul Tavares
I should have added that I can also access the...

I should have added that I can also access the photos by the information in the EXIF data. I posted a more complete description of how I've organized my nature image collection in another thread in...
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