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Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 27th January 2020, 07:16
Replies: 393
Views: 110,319
Posted By Owen Krout
Great stuff Mike! I may have to think about...

Great stuff Mike! I may have to think about getting one of those old man's backpack-cum stools myself. Certainly qualify for the old man part, even after the five years my wife takes off my age...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 14th January 2020, 01:34
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Owen Krout
Looks like you wandered from dipping your toes...

Looks like you wandered from dipping your toes into the waters of taxonomy by deciding to keep a list into the deeper waters. ;) Looks like your right though. I hadn't noticed that change.

I...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 9th January 2020, 02:05
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Owen Krout
Hi again, Brian. Possibilities are almost...

Hi again, Brian. Possibilities are almost endless, especially in Hainan as the climate would mean many cage birds could possibly survive for quite awhile in the wild. Caged birds escaping or being...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 9th January 2020, 01:34
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Owen Krout
Hi, Maybe Swinhoe's White-eye? ...

Hi, Maybe Swinhoe's White-eye? https://ebird.org/species/swiwhe1/CN-46

You might want to download eBird's list for Hainan at: https://ebird.org/region/CN-46?yr=all Only going to be as accurate...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 23rd December 2019, 01:38
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Dec-21, 2019

I had a tolerable day which was cold but with no wind, so I decided to try one of the side dirt paths off the main paved "Health Exercise" pathways. I was primarily rewarded with some time alone,...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 23rd December 2019, 00:33
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Hi Gretchen, Like you, I have tried putting out...

Hi Gretchen, Like you, I have tried putting out sunflower seeds a few times, on the flat tops of the columns that are part of the fencing at the edge of our patio, but they generally seem to just...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 16th December 2019, 11:21
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Just realized that I left out one tidbit. When I...

Just realized that I left out one tidbit. When I was stopped watching some Brown-Eared Bulbul one day last week I had a E. Nuthatch come up within about half a meter of me. I slowly turned for a...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 15th December 2019, 07:29
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
The winter weather and my not wanting to take bus...

The winter weather and my not wanting to take bus rides loaded with people coughing and hacking has kept me close to home the last couple of weeks. The only thing special seems to be the general...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 10th December 2019, 05:37
Replies: 393
Views: 110,319
Posted By Owen Krout
Absolutely marvelous photos, Mike! Looks great...

Absolutely marvelous photos, Mike! Looks great after a week of high temps of -6 or so and now slightly warmer but horrible air pollution blowing up from Beijing.
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Wednesday 4th December 2019, 12:52
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Owen Krout
Alright, now I feel stupid as I should have...

Alright, now I feel stupid as I should have thought to check this first. Go to the Opus link here at birdforum it's in the top left corner of this (or any other) page. Then enter Red Crossbill in...
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 06:13
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Owen Krout
Try putting the recording up on the ID Forum here...

Try putting the recording up on the ID Forum here on birdforum. Most people are submitting photos, but I have seen successful IDs from sound recordings also.
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Monday 2nd December 2019, 02:31
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Owen Krout
ebirds "Raven" project was a new one for me and...

ebirds "Raven" project was a new one for me and looks more oriented towards encouraging researchers obtaining and submitting field audio recordings. However if you go to the ebird home page and...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 28th November 2019, 07:37
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Good tip to know about looking for the different...

Good tip to know about looking for the different bill colors! The neck band made me think Chestnut-Eared B. at first glance, but there was obviously too much white on the belly for that and no...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Wednesday 27th November 2019, 05:19
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
NOV-26, 2019 DaLiao River

Yesterday was nice weather for here at this time of year and my wife had left me home alone, so I decided to check out the DaLiao River in the southern end of Panjin's district, right next to...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 26th November 2019, 10:57
Replies: 131
Views: 6,694
Posted By Owen Krout
I was curious also, Mike. Do you happen to know...

I was curious also, Mike. Do you happen to know of how to report any bands spotted in this part of the world? I photographed a flagged Canada Goose while I was in the US and it was easy to find the...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 24th November 2019, 01:19
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
On the Siberian Weasel: They are actually fairly...

On the Siberian Weasel: They are actually fairly common here and I have found them to be quite bold. A couple of years ago we had one that ranged through our gated community even during daylight...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 23rd November 2019, 03:55
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Yes, Pallas's. Thanks for the input Mike and...

Yes, Pallas's. Thanks for the input Mike and Tom. I made that ID out of Brazil's as for a good week around that time our internet was out. I had forgotten about agonizing over Pallas's and Common...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 22nd November 2019, 03:32
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Off and on rain today has cancelled my plans for...

Off and on rain today has cancelled my plans for an outing, so I finally get around to catching up with the last six weeks of birding in Panjin. First of all some overall impressions:

One the most...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 21st November 2019, 02:59
Replies: 816
Views: 119,036
Posted By Owen Krout
Thanks for the little pokes. I've been so busy...

Thanks for the little pokes. I've been so busy lately that I have let this thread slip. Rain moving in later today, so I'll use that down time to get something out later.

Hi Gretchen, been awhile...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 11th November 2019, 02:10
Replies: 131
Views: 6,694
Posted By Owen Krout
Fantastic day, Mike! That first paragraph alone...

Fantastic day, Mike! That first paragraph alone would have made for a banner day here for me!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th November 2019, 06:25
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Owen Krout
Shrike - Panjin, Liaoning, China

Late in the year for here, (Panjin, Liaoning, China), but apparently no one told this fellow. I puzzled over this shrike through the binoculars for awhile, but I have now decided it looks most like...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 31st October 2019, 23:51
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Owen Krout
I hadn't considered Black-throated and that would...

I hadn't considered Black-throated and that would be a rarity. I was seriously considering Grey-backed Thrush though, which would still be a new tick. I'm going to have to see if I can rearrange...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 31st October 2019, 13:12
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Owen Krout
Thrush - Panjin, Liaoning, China

The day was very slow until, of course, I was pressed for time and had to leave. Then a complex song attracted me. It appeared that several of these pale gray looking birds, thrush like in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 31st October 2019, 12:48
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Owen Krout
Agreed with Andrew

Agreed with Andrew
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Owen Krout
It's a known location for Saunder's. Always...

It's a known location for Saunder's. Always manages to surprise me how much variation I see in Saunder's here.
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