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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 3rd November 2019, 13:10
Replies: 25
Views: 33,731
Posted By tjbirder999
There is no field guide covering all of Sudan...

There is no field guide covering all of Sudan (except a very old one by Cave and MacDonald), as it forms a bit of a transition between different African regions. A few years ago, I summarised the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th October 2019, 01:18
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By tjbirder999
Very helpful explanation of these ID features....

Very helpful explanation of these ID features. Thanks Andrew.

Tom
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th October 2019, 20:28
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By tjbirder999
White-fringed or Black-bellied Antwrens? Canudos, Brazil

I recently photographed this antwren at Canudos, the Lear's Macaw site in North-east Brazil. I am tending more towards it being a Black-bellied Antwren, but I am still unsure. Black-bellied should...
Forum: Brasil Saturday 5th October 2019, 21:17
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By tjbirder999
Great resource. Thanks again Andrew.

Great resource. Thanks again Andrew.
Forum: Brasil Saturday 5th October 2019, 15:40
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By tjbirder999
Fazenda Campina looks like a good site to visit,...

Fazenda Campina looks like a good site to visit, with plenty of lists posted on e-bird. The location marked on e-bird for Fazenda Campina is a few km from any road, so it is unclear where to access...
Forum: Brasil Monday 16th September 2019, 01:31
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks for the recommendation Andrew. I believe...

Thanks for the recommendation Andrew. I believe Crasto is the main site for the Fire-eye, so if I can get it locally at Fazenda Campina on a day trip, I may be able to try another site for the...
Forum: Brasil Sunday 15th September 2019, 15:05
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By tjbirder999
Birding sites near Salvador, Brazil

I will be visiting Salvador for a week in early October with friends and family. I hope to get away birding for a couple of nights, and I could do with some advice. I recently moved to southern...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd March 2018, 16:44
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks Federico I expected Cinnamon Weaver to be...

Thanks Federico
I expected Cinnamon Weaver to be a common species in South Sudan, especially in the Sudd. But I never saw it on my visit, and some friends who spent much longer times there never saw...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th February 2018, 13:55
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By tjbirder999
Congratulations Federico. Nikolaus' Birds of...

Congratulations Federico. Nikolaus' Birds of South Sudan describes it as 'Expected in the arid rocky country around Renk', and Mark Mallalieu had none during his stay in Juba, so yours appears to be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 4th November 2017, 08:54
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By tjbirder999
Hi Federico I agree that this is a Village...

Hi Federico
I agree that this is a Village Weaver. I would be very interested in any photos you get of Cinnamon Weavers, as I was studying them until recently in northern Sudan. Some claim the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd August 2017, 16:03
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By tjbirder999
Sorry for joining this thread so late, but I just...

Sorry for joining this thread so late, but I just came across it. I agree that this looks like a Sudan Golden Sparrow. Cinnamon Weavers are very common around Wad Medani; a few years ago I was...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 18th February 2017, 16:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks Vespobuteo. These look interesting. I will...

Thanks Vespobuteo. These look interesting. I will try them out.

Tom
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 18th February 2017, 08:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks Mono. It looks quite complex, but it gives...

Thanks Mono. It looks quite complex, but it gives me something to start working on. Its good to know that it can be done using Excel.

Tom
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 17th February 2017, 14:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By tjbirder999
help needed with discriminant function analysis

I am currently analyzing my data from mist-netting of weavers in Sudan. I am trying look for a way to separate female Cinnamon and Northern Masked Weavers, and also to separate females and males in...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 7th February 2017, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,908
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks Beyondhope

Thanks Beyondhope
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 7th February 2017, 10:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,908
Posted By tjbirder999
The 1983 book is the one I am referring too....

The 1983 book is the one I am referring too. Could you possibly check to see if the moult scoring in the book is the same as in the attachment below?
Thanks

Tom
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Monday 6th February 2017, 14:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,908
Posted By tjbirder999
Moult scoring - Ginn and Melville

I am currently preparing a paper from a study of weavers in Sudan, and I refer to the use of moult-scores. I used the BTO system, scoring from 0 to 5, based on a pdf called 'Primary Moult' published...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 12th September 2016, 14:46
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks Mike. That is a great help. I will contact...

Thanks Mike. That is a great help. I will contact them and see if they have the paper I am after.

Tom
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 11th September 2016, 08:17
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By tjbirder999
Can anyone help me obtain a paper from journal 'Bokmakierie'?.

I am currently preparing a paper on the identification of Cinnamon and Northern Masked Weavers and make reference to the use of wing formulae. I believe the following paper has some information on...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 30th August 2016, 03:41
Replies: 1,229
Views: 593,614
Posted By tjbirder999
I will be visiting Chengdu with friends and...

I will be visiting Chengdu with friends and family next week (1st to 10th Sep) and I hope to slip off for a couple of days of birding at Longcanggou. From what I have been able to find on the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 19th August 2016, 15:38
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By tjbirder999
Very kind of you to offer your help Jim. Much...

Very kind of you to offer your help Jim. Much appreciated.

Tom
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 11th August 2016, 00:07
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks James. That is very useful. However, I...

Thanks James. That is very useful. However, I don't believe that any of these sources have biometric data on these two weaver species. I assume the authors collected original data to fill the gaps in...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 9th August 2016, 16:07
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By tjbirder999
Birds of Africa by Fry and Keith, info needed

I am currently preparing a paper which involves biometrics of Cinnamon and Northern Masked Weavers. I have photocopies of the relevant sections of Birds of Africa Vol 7 by Fry and Keith, which...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 15th July 2016, 02:22
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By tjbirder999
Thanks Nutcracker, I will have a look at Google...

Thanks Nutcracker, I will have a look at Google Earth. Three of the online tools I tried had options to show the positions on a satellite map, but all of them showed them differently, and all...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 14th July 2016, 17:10
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By tjbirder999
Trouble calculating distances using GPS

I am having trouble calculating the distance between two GPS points using online calculators, as they appear to give different readings. I have been doing some research on weaver nests in Sudan and I...
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