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Old Monday 29th December 2014, 23:12   #376
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This pic is correctly identified as Glaucous Gull, but has Larus glaucoides [Iceland Gull] for the sci name; needs changing to Larus hyperboreus.

This Thayer's pic is correctly listed, but the sentence at the top
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I don't see Thayer's Gull listed in the database - I assume it is lumped with Iceland Gull, Larus glaucoides in the scheme used here.
is superfluous, and causes it to index under L. glaucoides as well, where it shouldn't be.

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Old Monday 29th December 2014, 23:36   #377
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For the first one, what is the second bird?

For the second one, you are sure? I thought that Thayer's would be more in-between in the wing tip?

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Old Sunday 4th January 2015, 18:56   #378
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Sorry, somehow missed this . .
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For the first one, what is the second bird?
Herring Gull, ssp. L. a. argentatus, probably 3rd winter.
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For the second one, you are sure? I thought that Thayer's would be more in-between in the wing tip?
No reason to doubt it; I wasn't questioning the ident., just the superfluous comment at the top which must have been added before the Gallery had a separate listing for Thayer's (or had it listed then as a subspecies of Iceland, which it was in the past).
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This pic needs correcting to Melanerpes aurifrons. A copy-and-paste error (adjacent pic is of Cyanocorax yncas).
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This pic needs correcting to Melanerpes aurifrons. A copy-and-paste error (adjacent pic is of Cyanocorax yncas).
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Old Monday 5th January 2015, 19:47   #381
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OK, I fixed the two gull pictures

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Old Thursday 11th June 2015, 10:56   #382
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This pic shows Chroicocephalus ridibundus (English name correctly given!), not Larus ichthyaetus as labelled.

This pic shows Larus marinus (English name correctly given!), not Larus ichthyaetus as labelled.
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Old Thursday 11th June 2015, 11:39   #383
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Old Thursday 11th June 2015, 16:05   #384
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Not sure if it comes under this purview, but a lot of the Pallas's Gull pics have typos in the English name, either missing off the -s of Pallas, or using a backtick (`) instead of an apostrophe ('), or no apostrophe; all of these would result in a search failure for "Pallas's + Gull":

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=243369 missing apostrophe
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=346752 missing s; backtick
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=362369 missing s; backtick
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=477582 missing s; backtick
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=489794 missing s; backtick
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=491220 backtick
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=491317 backtick
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=231797 missing s
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=434363 missing s
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Old Monday 15th June 2015, 00:41   #385
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This is Periparus ater (English name correct, so probably a copy/paste error)!
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Old Monday 15th June 2015, 00:54   #386
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This is Periparus ater (English name correct, so probably a copy/paste error)!
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Old Wednesday 8th July 2015, 15:41   #387
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Two pics of a Corvus corax mislabelled as Corvus cryptoleucus:

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=152149
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=152150

Once again, correctly named by English name
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Two pics of a Corvus corax mislabelled as Corvus cryptoleucus:

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=152149
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=152150

Once again, correctly named by English name
Aren't both labelled as Chihuahuan Raven in English? I'm a bit confused.

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Old Wednesday 8th July 2015, 17:41   #389
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We had a little bit of discussion of the first of these images in a thread in the id forum. I think it is labeled wrong in both scientific and common name.
www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3245366
http://ebird.org/ebird/map/chirav?ne...=1900&eyr=2015

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Old Wednesday 8th July 2015, 18:04   #390
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Mis spelt English name, no scientific name

Glaucous gull, Larus hyperboreus

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Old Wednesday 8th July 2015, 18:13   #391
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Old Wednesday 8th July 2015, 21:54   #392
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Once again, correctly named by English name
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Aren't both labelled as Chihuahuan Raven in English? I'm a bit confused.

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Somehow missed the main headline title and just saw 'Raven' alone, no 'Chihuahuan', in the Keywords! But whatever, they're not Chihuahuan Ravens.
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http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=517320

Needs changing from Corvus cornix to Corvus corone. English name is correct.
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Done.

Thank you Michael.
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Old Friday 19th August 2016, 19:22   #395
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http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=463315

"Species of Bird" correctly tagged as Charadrius morinellus, but also two erroneous mentions of Lagopus muta, making the pic appear incorrectly in searches for Lagopus muta.
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The gallery search is not something we have control over, Michael. The way it works is that it searches all the text in a picture to link.

This can throw up occasional oddities such as this.

It's not actually something we want to change, as it helps when there's been a genus change and maybe multiple common names; so we can search for (made up) looking for Spotty Antbird, aka Dusky Antbird we can use Antbird+guttata, instead of Dichrozona+guttata and Myrmorchilus+guttata when the taxonomy went berserk.

Have a look at Collared Kingfisher. Not only was there a genus change, but someone went and spelt the genus name incorrectly at some point. The search for Kingfisher+chloris means we can manage with a single search, instead of needing 3.

Bet all that is as clear as mud LOL.
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Two Bombycilla cedrorum pic mis-tagged with Bombycilla garrulus:
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=524968
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This Royal Tern needs the sci name correcting to Thalasseus maximus:
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