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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 18:08
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By njlarsen
On the other hand, the people in charge of Merlin...

On the other hand, the people in charge of Merlin states that it is a help, not a stand-alone identify-er. It still need to be evaluated by a human being whether the correct result is no 1, 2, 3, or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:36
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By njlarsen
I agree, it is pretty funny! Niels

I agree, it is pretty funny!

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 00:18
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By njlarsen
Swainson's Hawk Niels

Swainson's Hawk

Niels
Forum: Bird Behaviour Yesterday, 23:19
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By njlarsen
Heat dissipation? Just a guess, mind you Niels

Heat dissipation? Just a guess, mind you

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 23:18
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By njlarsen
Much of what I see here really would benefit...

Much of what I see here really would benefit enormously from you having a scope. The same would be true for going to Falsterbo (SW Sweden) for migration.

Without a scope I am thinking more in the...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Yesterday, 19:50
Replies: 10
Views: 115
Posted By njlarsen
I agree with Duncan: first you install the app...

I agree with Duncan: first you install the app itself, but that is an empty shell. To fill in the images, text and sounds, it needs the second download. That has been the two step process with the...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Yesterday, 19:45
Replies: 165
Sticky: excellent pages
Views: 73,512
Posted By njlarsen
I think this one belongs:...

I think this one belongs: https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Collared_Antshrike

Niels
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Yesterday, 14:47
Replies: 10
Views: 115
Posted By njlarsen
I don’t know either one but checked the App...

I don’t know either one but checked the App Store: it seems that the P&K is more complete, with a higher number of species included.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 21:05
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By njlarsen
Compare...

Compare https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Yellow-green_Vireo

I don’t like the white color of the tail on your bird just to mention one thing

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 21:01
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By njlarsen
Some type of nightingale-thrush? Niels

Some type of nightingale-thrush?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By njlarsen
Black phoebe would be my guess Niels

Black phoebe would be my guess

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 15:38
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By njlarsen
Thanks, I will take that as a confimation, the...

Thanks,
I will take that as a confimation, the Slaty Finch is done.

Regarding the other, I am adding one more image. I remembered wrong, I had gone with developing the RAW images yesterday, so...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 13:14
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By njlarsen
I agree the quality leaves something to desire....

I agree the quality leaves something to desire. These are out of camera jpgs, I will try later today to see what I can do from the raw images. I save in both formats and chose the jpgs to avoid bias....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th July 2019, 00:03
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By njlarsen
On Bamboo, Tapichalaca, SE Ecuador

Hello All, two birds involved, both sitting on what to me looks like a seeding bamboo. The upper, dark one was at the spot called a Plain Seedeater, but I think the bill is wrong for that. Is it a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 19th July 2019, 20:36
Replies: 52
Views: 11,859
Posted By njlarsen
I probably would have gone with Pan-Tepui instead...

I probably would have gone with Pan-Tepui instead of the single word version (Pantepui). I realize that sounds weird coming from someone Danish; we are known for combining words!

Niels
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 19th July 2019, 15:45
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By njlarsen
What you call eastern tanager I believe is the...

What you call eastern tanager I believe is the same as Summer Tanager: https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Summer_Tanager
And I believe your second image showing one of those (young male as you...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th July 2019, 15:24
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By njlarsen
One rule that is best used if you have a whole...

One rule that is best used if you have a whole series of images rather than a single is this:

Niels
Forum: Nikon Friday 19th July 2019, 01:57
Replies: 262
Views: 25,037
Posted By njlarsen
There are several Japanese corporations with...

There are several Japanese corporations with photo/video portfolio you did not mention. These are not at this time the world leaders in volume, but are they exceptions to your complaint?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th July 2019, 18:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By njlarsen
Tongue in cheek: does this mean that dark morph...

Tongue in cheek: does this mean that dark morph immatures really should be described as dark phase?

Niels
Forum: Nikon Thursday 18th July 2019, 12:33
Replies: 262
Views: 25,037
Posted By njlarsen
Maybe. On the other hand, with the pixel size of...

Maybe. On the other hand, with the pixel size of this beast, you are going to be behind on high iso performance.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th July 2019, 01:16
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By njlarsen
Unknown Jorupe SW Ecuador (2)

This one is pretty much hopeless. I have no other angle and no view of the head etc. I do believe that the impression of yellow undertail coverts and black/white primaries is true.

Thanks for any...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th July 2019, 00:44
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By njlarsen
On a yellow-tailed oriole, the outer tail...

On a yellow-tailed oriole, the outer tail feathers (which dominate the view from below) are yellow all the way to the tip. This is not a YT.

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 17th July 2019, 23:50
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By njlarsen
There is no true wild pigeon remotely like it...

There is no true wild pigeon remotely like it anywhere close

Niels
Forum: Sony Wednesday 17th July 2019, 13:53
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By njlarsen
So pixel size will be less than 4 microns on this...

So pixel size will be less than 4 microns on this beast. For comparison, MFT cameras have 3.3 or 3.75 micron pixel size, so do we expect similar high iso performance?

Niels
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 16th July 2019, 14:18
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By njlarsen
I think the Meadowlarks in that area are...

I think the Meadowlarks in that area are complicated by the fact that breeding birds are likely to be the Lillian's form which may eventually be recognized as its own subspecies.

Niels
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