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Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th February 2012, 14:45
Replies: 11,696
Views: 448,588
Posted By Nicky mwangi
A free zen breaks no bone ;-)

A free zen breaks no bone ;-)
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Friday 3rd February 2012, 17:53
Replies: 0
Views: 1,841
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Celestron ultima 80ED

Am kinda new to digiscoping and trying to use Canon EOS20D with Celestron ultima 80ED but i cant get the right T-ring. Any one with a suggestion.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 3rd February 2012, 15:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Kenya airways and KLM works well

Kenya airways and KLM works well
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd February 2012, 15:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,371
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Common stone chat

Common stone chat
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd February 2012, 15:44
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Juvenile Eastern pale chanting goshhawk

Juvenile Eastern pale chanting goshhawk
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 26th October 2010, 14:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,815
Posted By Nicky mwangi
I saw nothing new from the Grey woodpecker...

I saw nothing new from the Grey woodpecker imagehttp://www.valeryschollaert.com/images/stories/bogoria/dendropicos_goertae1.jpg
Zimmerman text explain it well.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th June 2010, 00:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,708
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Looks like a juvenile Robin.

Looks like a juvenile Robin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th June 2010, 00:35
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Its a Singing cisticola, you can see the rufous...

Its a Singing cisticola, you can see the rufous on the wings and a tinge on the head.Hunters would be out of range in Bogoria and it never has the rufous on the wings.B (:
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 25th June 2010, 00:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,815
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Lake Bogoria is quite a bird paradise and the...

Lake Bogoria is quite a bird paradise and the area around the campsite just outside the main gate is very birdful. There is a Checklist of birds of Lake Bogoria at Nature Kenya offices.
Long tailed...
Forum: Kenya Friday 7th May 2010, 19:14
Replies: 6
Views: 5,436
Posted By Nicky mwangi
This is what happens when the industry is driven...

This is what happens when the industry is driven by greed.What else did they expect when they put structures along rivers not to mention pollution.All hotels that are away from the River banks are...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Thursday 15th April 2010, 03:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,962
Posted By Nicky mwangi
1.Variable Mabuya- Mabuya Varia . 2.Red headed...

1.Variable Mabuya- Mabuya Varia .
2.Red headed rock agama, female-Agama agama.
3.Striped skink- Mabuya striata.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 15th April 2010, 02:45
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Nicky mwangi
I agree with you.Fishers sparrow lark,...

I agree with you.Fishers sparrow lark, Eremopterix leucopareia sounds good.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th March 2010, 16:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,986
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Kenya is a little bit of a drier country compared...

Kenya is a little bit of a drier country compared to Uganda but our bird life is prolific.Having almost 11% of the world checklist in such a small country is so goo.I would suggest you try combining...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th March 2010, 04:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By Nicky mwangi
I have had spekes with this kind of dark...

I have had spekes with this kind of dark eyes.
Then let us do the elimination method, what else could resemble this in Nairobi?? Black headed/Village weaver right, even in non breeding plumage they...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th March 2010, 04:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,986
Posted By Nicky mwangi
MacNara, i think you are so good.Id go with 1....

MacNara, i think you are so good.Id go with
1. Slender billed.
2.Yellow backed weaver.
3.lesser masked weaver
Giving the location might make the puzzle easier.When were you in Kenya?? Good...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 20th March 2010, 04:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By Nicky mwangi
I don't get what you mean on "and there is no...

I don't get what you mean on "and there is no non-breeding plumage for this bird". Definitely there is, and that is exactly what we have, all i know is that it is kind of hard to distinguish the male...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th March 2010, 01:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By Nicky mwangi
In the fast picture you have spekes weaver,...

In the fast picture you have spekes weaver, ploceus spekii in non breeding plumage.It would be hard to sex them though.Black headed weaver shows reddish brown eyes.
2 pix is a non breeding male...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th March 2010, 00:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,986
Posted By Nicky mwangi
I would also settle with the Yellow backed...

I would also settle with the Yellow backed weaver, ploceus melanocephalus fisheri, The location is out of range for the Vitelline masked weaver plus the bird lacks red eyes.Having ringed this species...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 12th March 2010, 00:35
Replies: 52
Views: 7,361
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Joseph Hill 'river zion' .There is a Robin that...

Joseph Hill 'river zion' .There is a Robin that calls at some point when he sings-"and i sat down on a stone listening to the bird sing"!
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th February 2010, 02:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Was reading some stuff on brain size and...

Was reading some stuff on brain size and intelligence.Just confirmed that there is nothing like brain size on intelligence.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th February 2010, 02:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Birds lack well developed taste buds, passerines...

Birds lack well developed taste buds, passerines are so poor in taste compared to the likes of Waders.As on the evolution with the poisonous insects, it is the Insects that first evolve and become...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th February 2010, 02:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,814
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Sorry i meant African Emerald Cuckoo.A juvenile...

Sorry i meant African Emerald Cuckoo.A juvenile Klass Cuckoo should show the white postocular mark.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 27th February 2010, 02:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,814
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Looks like a Diedrick cuckoo.There is no trace of...

Looks like a Diedrick cuckoo.There is no trace of juvenile features to make it a Klass.Don't think the grey is anything to go by.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th February 2010, 19:10
Replies: 3,916
Views: 672,699
Posted By Nicky mwangi
Am still new in North America hence a lot of...

Am still new in North America hence a lot of lifers. My latest lifer was the Painted bunting at Naples Florida.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th February 2010, 19:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By Nicky mwangi
African emerald cuckoo sings- Hello judy, in the...

African emerald cuckoo sings- Hello judy, in the format Hellooow! Judy!
Common bulbul- Sit down.
A friend of mine told me that with the global worming, the Red chested cuckoo changed it song from "...
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