I bet if you were to create a field guide of birds that had a single photo of each species that
displayed the same quality and amount of information as an illustration, it would take just as much
time and money as an illustrated guide. Birds are hard to corral and control...
On 10/14/11 11:18 AM, Linda Feltner wrote:
> To overcome that issue, there are some new birding field guides out that have montages of, say,
> seven different poses, including flying, sitting, front, back different lighting.... Perhaps they
> intend to also show some behavior characteristics.... but I really thought when I first saw it was
> some element of compensation to show more features, because one single side view just doesn't
> provide all the features of identification.
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