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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 14th August 2019, 18:08
Replies: 31
Views: 5,809
Posted By Acanthis
Good! I was only teasing. ;) So yet another...

Good! I was only teasing. ;)


So yet another fascinating, remnant taxon.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 14th August 2019, 15:25
Replies: 31
Views: 5,809
Posted By Acanthis
Thanks Tom You know both of these families are...

Thanks Tom

You know both of these families are pretty close to the Corvidae if my recollection from an earlier paper is correct. If it wasn't for the fact that Corvidae and Laniidae are both so very...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 14th August 2019, 15:05
Replies: 31
Views: 5,809
Posted By Acanthis
Can I assume they included Platylophus in the...

Can I assume they included Platylophus in the study?
Maybe I should just ask for a copy! ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 9th April 2019, 14:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By Acanthis
For fun (seriously! ;) ) I divided the trees in...

For fun (seriously! ;) ) I divided the trees in Figs. 1 and 2 into three rough zones defined by time before present. The first and most recent covered lineages within bird families; the second where...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 7th April 2019, 12:15
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By Acanthis
Hmmm, I wonder if Iodopleura (Purpletufts) and...

Hmmm, I wonder if Iodopleura (Purpletufts) and the Mourners (here represented by Schiffornis) might be ancient enough (split from the line leading to Tityra/Pachyramphus around 23 mya & 25 mya...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 4th April 2019, 02:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By Acanthis
Passeriformes

Earth history and the passerine superradiation

Carl H. Oliveros, Daniel J. Field, Daniel T. Ksepka, F. Keith Barker, Alexandre Aleixo, Michael J. Andersen, Per Alström, Brett W. Benz, Edward L....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 26th March 2019, 11:28
Replies: 22
Views: 3,486
Posted By Acanthis
Oops! I need to clean my specs :-O Cheers

Oops! I need to clean my specs :-O

Cheers
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 26th March 2019, 10:51
Replies: 22
Views: 3,486
Posted By Acanthis
My apologies buddy, I was heading out and had no...

My apologies buddy, I was heading out and had no time to formulate a proper, coherent question! |:$|
Something like this: If combined wouldn't Analcipus ardens (Swinhoe, 1862) have priority over A....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 24th March 2019, 10:01
Replies: 22
Views: 3,486
Posted By Acanthis
A. ardens instead of nigellicaudus or is there a...

A. ardens instead of nigellicaudus or is there a good reason?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 24th March 2019, 09:20
Replies: 22
Views: 3,486
Posted By Acanthis
:t: Thanks Markus

:t: Thanks Markus
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 22nd March 2019, 13:33
Replies: 222
Views: 114,633
Posted By Acanthis
Crossbill call types in the western Palearctic –...

Crossbill call types in the western Palearctic – a birder’s perspective
by Julien Rochefort & Ralph Martin

https://avesrares.wordpress.com/2019/03/21/call-types-of-crossbills-in-europe/
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 19th March 2019, 20:36
Replies: 153
Views: 9,050
Posted By Acanthis
Ah you beat me to it Kirk. I recall setting...

Ah you beat me to it Kirk. I recall setting language preference to "Bringlish" after registering.

Sorry guys. eBird is a joy! I lose myself for hour upon hour exploring the world through its...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 13th March 2019, 22:42
Replies: 13
Views: 1,744
Posted By Acanthis
How about a hearty :t: instead! ;) I'll print...

How about a hearty :t: instead! ;)

I'll print this off to compare with ICBW vol.2 tomorrow morning.

Merci beaucoup!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 13th March 2019, 22:21
Replies: 40
Views: 13,361
Posted By Acanthis
Jeez, a huge collaboration!

Jeez, a huge collaboration!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 17th February 2019, 17:22
Replies: 53
Views: 12,534
Posted By Acanthis
Nice! And makes sense to me at least. Good luck...

Nice! And makes sense to me at least.
Good luck getting general acceptance for them though ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 17th February 2019, 17:05
Replies: 53
Views: 12,534
Posted By Acanthis
Crazy good mon ami :t: Merula? What others?

Crazy good mon ami :t:
Merula? What others?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 21st December 2018, 13:55
Replies: 29
Views: 1,213
Posted By Acanthis
Wow, that's pretty sad. I learned the native...

Wow, that's pretty sad.
I learned the native honeycreeper names some years ago when it was revealed they were finches (I have a thing about finches). Only took a little effort to learn and some...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 9th December 2018, 22:21
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By Acanthis
I agree. If it's the only owl species unique to...

I agree.
If it's the only owl species unique to the Maghreb then 'Maghreb Owl' would surely suffice.
Keep things simple :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 6th December 2018, 08:02
Replies: 62
Views: 7,033
Posted By Acanthis
That's a lot of great work there Rafael. Are you...

That's a lot of great work there Rafael. Are you still collecting and collating records and will you be publishing them?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 6th December 2018, 07:58
Replies: 62
Views: 7,033
Posted By Acanthis
Guys, Ruddy Shelduck is a native European...

Guys, Ruddy Shelduck is a native European breeding species.
This thread is about birds from other biogeographic realms eg. Neotropics, Afrotropics etc. established in Europe.
Forum: Latest news from the BTO Wednesday 5th December 2018, 17:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,879
Posted By Acanthis
No aliens (or extraterrestrials) ;)

No aliens (or extraterrestrials) ;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 5th December 2018, 17:36
Replies: 62
Views: 7,033
Posted By Acanthis
It is a Euronative though just much further...

It is a Euronative though just much further east.

See some earlier posts for where the whole Ruddy 'can of worms' leads. :eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 5th December 2018, 11:39
Replies: 62
Views: 7,033
Posted By Acanthis
They look doable from...

They look doable from...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 5th December 2018, 07:27
Replies: 62
Views: 7,033
Posted By Acanthis
Thanks everyone. I've edited the list while I...

Thanks everyone. I've edited the list while I still can.



Not geographically but politically part of Spain and very much in the Western Palearctic so yes, why not.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 4th December 2018, 12:28
Replies: 62
Views: 7,033
Posted By Acanthis
This thread is so old it has whiskers! But it's...

This thread is so old it has whiskers! But it's still relevant and due an update so I decided to bump it and expand David's original list using data from eBird's species mapping.
Not to everyone's...
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