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Forum: Canon Today, 18:32
Replies: 96
Views: 15,220
Posted By pbjosh
I used to get pretty fired up about all this but...

I used to get pretty fired up about all this but I've kind of given up. Honestly for my main desire for a DSLR, which is seabirds from a boat, a 7DII is pretty good still. I'm not about to buy a way...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 17:28
Replies: 56
Views: 19,893
Posted By pbjosh
I had a total brainfart. I am well aware of the...

I had a total brainfart. I am well aware of the Rufous / Chestnut affinities, but when I thought about 6 for Colombia I thought about Tawny instead of Chestnut so included one for that. Oops! So 6...
Forum: Chile Today, 17:22
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By pbjosh
Indeed Chile is one of the easiest countries in...

Indeed Chile is one of the easiest countries in the Americas to self-drive and bird by yourself. I wouldn't be afraid of planning on a rental car, cheap hotels, google maps, and some locations picked...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 14:30
Replies: 56
Views: 19,893
Posted By pbjosh
Looks like there is great info there, thank you...

Looks like there is great info there, thank you for pointing this out and providing the links Ottavio! I will have to listen to the whole thing later.

I'm curious about the 6 Colombian species of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 23:43
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By pbjosh
With the pale eye and pale, longer bill this...

With the pale eye and pale, longer bill this looks like Charlotte's/Buff-vented Bulbul to me. The newly described Cream-eyed Bulbul should show a slighter, darker bill and should not have a...
Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By pbjosh
Hi Michael, Thank you for the fantastically...

Hi Michael,

Thank you for the fantastically detailed information. I tremendously appreciate it!

One question if you don't mind: How far are the distances to walk at Bakelalan if you don't pay for a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 15th August 2019, 17:37
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By pbjosh
For a very dubious species, check out Dubois's...

For a very dubious species, check out Dubois's Seedeater. Basically a white bellied Yellow-bellied Seedeater. They range together with yellow bellied Yellow-bellied. The two forms occur together, and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 15th August 2019, 17:13
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By pbjosh
I agree with Eduardo - the first is...

I agree with Eduardo - the first is Yellow-bellied Seedeater.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 15th August 2019, 17:08
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By pbjosh
Agreed - Saffron Finch.

Agreed - Saffron Finch.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 15th August 2019, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By pbjosh
Great Antshrike, Striped Cuckoo, Summer...

Great Antshrike, Striped Cuckoo, Summer Tanager

The site is Laguna de Sonso btw ;)
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 12th August 2019, 17:13
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By pbjosh
Thanks as well Lieven for the thoughts. I'm going...

Thanks as well Lieven for the thoughts. I'm going to look in more details at the N entrance to TN. Off the top of your head, are there key species that are better sought there than elsewhere?

As...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 9th August 2019, 16:47
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By pbjosh
I don't think there is any other Pipit expected...

I don't think there is any other Pipit expected in the area of Bahia besides Yellowish Pipit...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 9th August 2019, 14:34
Replies: 80
Views: 6,370
Posted By pbjosh
Off the top of my head, Venezuelan Tyrannulet and...

Off the top of my head, Venezuelan Tyrannulet and Coopman's Elaenia were already recognized by Clements/eBird, perhaps both in the 2018 update, or the Elaenia even in 2017, I don't recall?

It really...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 9th August 2019, 12:54
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By pbjosh
Apologies, this will be in September.

Apologies, this will be in September.
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 8th August 2019, 22:40
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By pbjosh
Thank you for the Sarawak tips Duncan. I have no...

Thank you for the Sarawak tips Duncan. I have no qualms supporting the locals at Paya, in fact I would prefer to. I just don't know if I am going to need to hire a "birding guide" to arrange 4WD,...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 8th August 2019, 22:06
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By pbjosh
I really appreciate the thoughts so far. Andy I...

I really appreciate the thoughts so far. Andy I was already thinking that Fraser should perhaps get one more day, I think I will take your advice. As well I am now thinking of using a car for the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th August 2019, 22:04
Replies: 80
Views: 6,370
Posted By pbjosh
The eBird/Clements taxonomy is public, and the...

The eBird/Clements taxonomy is public, and the newest version is published around the same time each year. Last year I think it was a day or three after the taxonomy update was finished on eBird. A...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th August 2019, 18:43
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By pbjosh
I've personally seen quite lightly marked birds...

I've personally seen quite lightly marked birds but perhaps never this lightly marked. There is a lot of variation in this species, and I do not know how much is regional vs individual. In any case,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th August 2019, 10:47
Replies: 80
Views: 6,370
Posted By pbjosh
In years past it has taken several days. I saw...

In years past it has taken several days. I saw name changes and a few slash species appearing starting before the 7th, and anticipate work will continue for several more days yet. There is usually an...
Forum: Panama Wednesday 7th August 2019, 17:06
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By pbjosh
John, Panama has a wealth of guiding...

John, Panama has a wealth of guiding organizations and talented guides, you should be able to sort something out handily. It's a lovely country and I hope you enjoy your visit!
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 7th August 2019, 16:23
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By pbjosh
Advice for Malaysia itinerary

Hello all,

A planned trip to Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia has unfortunately been postponed. In the meanwhile I am going to have about 3 weeks to bird in peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th August 2019, 12:03
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By pbjosh
From what we can see in the photos, I don't see...

From what we can see in the photos, I don't see any reason that this bird couldn't be Montane Foliage-Gleaner, and I believe the spotting on the chest should eliminate the much less likely candidates...
Forum: Panama Wednesday 7th August 2019, 11:54
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By pbjosh
For what it's worth I tried to get ahold of Guido...

For what it's worth I tried to get ahold of Guido / Advantage some years ago (2011? 2012?) and various emails and attempts to contact went into the void.

Euclides (Kilo) Campos and Beny Wilson are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th August 2019, 19:05
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By pbjosh
One final thought - Paramo Seedeater is more of a...

One final thought - Paramo Seedeater is more of a forest interior bird. Certainly you can find it in scrubbier forest and at edges, but you won't find it in open pastures, urbanized areas, etc....
Forum: Egypt Sunday 4th August 2019, 02:34
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By pbjosh
Is Egypt currently restricting optics at the...

Is Egypt currently restricting optics at the borders or have I grossly misremembered hearing something?
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