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    RFI: Listing software for MAC

    Looks interesting, but I am looking for software so I can keep my own data on my own computer. Not looking to place it on-line; already do use eBird for sharing data, but this request is for private use. Thanks though, Peter
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    RFI: Listing software for MAC

    I just bought a MAC notebook and want to purchase listing software to keep all my birding records- any suggestions? Thank you in advance, Peter
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    Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

    Yes, the waders were unusual for the area, but heavy winter snows caused flooding in spring and one area remained wet, so good waders in an otherwise dry area.
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    Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

    NORTH AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGIST UNION TOUR VANCOUVER TO THE OKANAGAN AUG 19 – 21, 2012 Led by: Dick Cannings & Chris Charlesworth Participants: Anna Scharnagl John & Shirley Byrne Peter Saenger Frederic Bussiere. DAY 1 – AUG 19 We gathered outside the Gage Residences at UBC in Vancouver at 6...
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    Museum mount ID help needed-Australia?

    Thank you to all!
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    Museum mount ID help needed-Australia?

    Since I do not know the species, I am not sure of what country to list in the subject line, but something is pointing to Australia for this one, but obviously not sure. Overall length 20-22 cm.
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    Lesser Black-backed Gull subspecies?

    Hi Lou, Thanks for your thoughts. There were four LBBG present and they all appeared to be the same level of darkness on the mantle. I was using the comparison between the primary tips to the mantle for getting an idea of the darkness of the mantle.
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    Lesser Black-backed Gull subspecies?

    I took these two photos at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia, USA in late November 2010. I thought the mantle color was pretty dark for our regularly occuring subspecies and wanted to see what others thought? Another thing that really stood out to me was also how bright the...
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    Museum ID help- Parrot

    Surprised, but still hoping for some input on that one.
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    Museum ID help- Parrot

    What, nobody interested in parrots?
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Hummmm, I'd be curious as to why you do not feel this is a Blackpoll? Listing the reason why would be the only way to properly understand what you post. As to the value of these old mounts, there are many uses and most importantly, we do not know what value they could play in the future. As...
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    Museum ID help- Parrot

    Here is an interesting parrot. The head of the specimen is very dark in reality, but the photo makes it look more greenish (maybe the original base color?). The blue primaries, shorter, squared-off tail, edged in blue with outer tail feathers having a red base, and dark feather edging on head...
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Steve, Yes, a tanager, but a Scarlet Tanager that is in really poor condition. Thanks, Peter
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Yes, that seems to fit nicely. Thanks! Sometimes being too close clouds the truth and I was for some reason overlooking the obvious.
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Museum ID- one left OK, Last try for #12 Bird #12 looks familar to me, but can not figure it out and nobody tried previously. Any suggestions?
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    Museum Specimen ID 6-10

    [Birdingcraft] Another bird that mostly occurs in central-southern SA is number 7- Red Pileated Finch. Good one again: Original data card has: Coryphorphingui cristatis Collected: Vietomia (anyone figure that one out?) May 2, 1902
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    Museum Specimen ID 6-10

    ----------- #8 (seedeater) The data for this specimen: Sheramphiles minuta, Male, Collected: Frances alt. 2,000 ft. 10-11-[19]05 So, the species name matches for Ruddy-breasted Seedeater. If yes, where is "Frances alt. 2,000 ft"?
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    Museum Specimen ID- first 5

    The specimen looks complete and if missing anything, I'd expect it to be parts of the tail, but this species does not seem overly long in the tail and the specimen looks proportionally correct (to me). I agree that other than size, it looks right on for Yellow-throated Leaflove and until shown...
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    Museum Specimen ID- first 5

    OK on 1,2, 3,and 5. On number 4 Yellow-throated Leaflove (Greenbul) seems to fit, however, the specimen is 14-15 cm and my references state that this species is "large" and around 21cm. Data I have on this specimen is (verbatium): Collected 2 Jan. 1906, Male, River Ja. S. Cameroons, Burnereo...
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    Museum Specimen ID- first 5

    Thanks everyone, This is great and as soon as I can clear my desk, I'll pull these specimens back out and get to the books to confirm. Much appreciated! Peter
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    Museum Specimen ID 16-18

    Last three. I realize some of these will never be ID'd this way, but your comments can help in directing future hands-on work to get closer than we are currently, so do not give-up too easily! Thanks.
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    Museum Specimen ID 11-15

    Here are another 5 specimens (3 left of 18 total) that need to be confirmed. My day unexpectedly got very busy and I have not had time to review previous comments, but I will later or tomorrow, and answer any questions that I can (most of these do not have any data) and also reply as to color or...
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    Museum Specimen ID 6-10

    Here are another 5 specimens that need to be properly identified.
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    Museum Specimen ID- first 5

    Looking for help on IDing the following old bird mounts:
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    Museum specimen ID help-3

    Ok, the pheasant is done. Skylark; the idea on the missing letters on the label seems to fit, as does the feather pattern on this specimen. Will look at this further. The third I think I will need to get better photos. Thanks.
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