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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 16:57
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By RafaelMatias
#1 looks like another Damara Tern

#1 looks like another Damara Tern
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 15:23
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By RafaelMatias
Agree with this (thus note 3 and 4 are different)

Agree with this (thus note 3 and 4 are different)
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 01:23
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By RafaelMatias
I wouldn't imagine it's dead... Most likely a...

I wouldn't imagine it's dead... Most likely a temporary glitch or they're updating the database or something similar...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 22:33
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By RafaelMatias
And I'd say #2 is another Grey-breasted Prinia.

And I'd say #2 is another Grey-breasted Prinia.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 22:28
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By RafaelMatias
1: Yellow-eyed Babbler

1: Yellow-eyed Babbler
Forum: Bird Paleontology Friday 21st February 2020, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By RafaelMatias
Also mentioned in this other BF thread:...

Also mentioned in this other BF thread: https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3961358#post3961358
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st February 2020, 15:52
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By RafaelMatias
Sedge Warbler

Sedge Warbler
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 20th February 2020, 17:25
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By RafaelMatias
I like it a lot! Thanks for sharing!

I like it a lot! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 20th February 2020, 15:29
Replies: 551
Views: 55,211
Posted By RafaelMatias
#4 Barnacle Goose

#4 Barnacle Goose
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Thursday 20th February 2020, 00:22
Replies: 551
Views: 55,211
Posted By RafaelMatias
Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th February 2020, 17:31
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By RafaelMatias
How about Brown Shrike for the last one?

How about Brown Shrike for the last one?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th February 2020, 14:31
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
I think you're right, it's a very good fit...

I think you're right, it's a very good fit plumage wise.
Regarding the "eye", there may be an answer in one the photos you posted above, this one: https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/210052381. Note...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 21:27
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By RafaelMatias
I'm not sure this bird can be identified, even...

I'm not sure this bird can be identified, even just to genus level, from these photos. Sorry.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By RafaelMatias
#1 African Broadbill

#1 African Broadbill
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 19:25
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
The eye, on the attached montage, painted on the...

The eye, on the attached montage, painted on the left part of the image to highlight what I can see on the unmodified photo...

Mountain Caracara is rare within Santiago, although it occurs on the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 17:54
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By RafaelMatias
Look good for GP.

Look good for GP.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 17:39
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
That's what I think for Chimango :smoke: I'm...

That's what I think for Chimango :smoke:

I'm attaching 3 more or less radical treatments of one of the photos, and on all 3 (and also on the original image) the following features are visible that...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 17th February 2020, 15:11
Replies: 247
Views: 17,535
Posted By RafaelMatias
Thanks, I imagined this could be the case. It's...

Thanks, I imagined this could be the case. It's not that important, really. There were surely Purple Herons in the area on that day, and the observers know how to ID them (I'm sure). I believe this...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 15:05
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By RafaelMatias
They are already returning here in Portugal...

They are already returning here in Portugal...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 13:08
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By RafaelMatias
#1 perhaps a Ficedula flycatcher? #2...

#1 perhaps a Ficedula flycatcher?
#2 Yellow-browed Warbler (one white tipped tertial visible on photo 3)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 17th February 2020, 12:57
Replies: 45
Views: 1,281
Posted By RafaelMatias
All very interesting, many thanks Laurent. Just...

All very interesting, many thanks Laurent.
Just for completeness sake, and I hope I'm not beating a dead horse, it wasn't only the cedilla that was lost, but also the til on the last syllable, where...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 12:49
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By RafaelMatias
What led me to change my mind was more the shape...

What led me to change my mind was more the shape of the head, especially the loral area (not enlarged, as in HB) and shorter head, more triangular, not so elongated as in HB, also with a more robust...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 12:43
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
I can see where you're coming from with this...

I can see where you're coming from with this suggestion, but structurally this looks to my eye a more robust bird, without the agile and delicate appearance of a Chimango. Note the broad base to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 02:04
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
So, not a Black-Chested Buzzard-Eagle (if all 3...

So, not a Black-Chested Buzzard-Eagle (if all 3 photos are of the same bird). My best guess is an immature Variable Hawk, but I'm less than confident on this.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th February 2020, 01:32
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RafaelMatias
#1 Harris's Hawk #3 Harris's Hawk #2 could be...

#1 Harris's Hawk
#3 Harris's Hawk

#2 could be one, but wing shape looks odd. Where in Santiago region did you see it.
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