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Really??? Yesterday??? Couldn't find it, is there any way to see it on an "archive" link or something like that?

Image:Bwindi.JPG[edit]

Hi Sabine, please add a source to that one. Thanks, --Flominator 19:17, 23 April 2007 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:Thalasseus_flock.jpg[edit]

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Image Tagging Image:Yellow-eyed_Penguins_Auckland_Islands.jpg[edit]

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Flickr images[edit]

Hello! Please consider adding {{information}} or {{flickr}} to your Flickr uploads. You may aslo wish to use the Flinfo tool to extract the summary information. Thanks, RedCoat 18:28, 26 January 2008 (UTC)

Aulon arch sugarloaf image for display in museum[edit]

Hello. I work in the Exhibits Department at the California Academy of Sciences, a non-profit museum in San Francisco, CA. We have selected your image of aulon arch sugarloaf for display in our new museum.

Are you Duncan Wright, the photographer who took this image?

We would display it in a slideshow in an exhibition, not in a textbook (so no front covers or back covers) and not on a website. As a result, we can’t link to your license terms. Would you still grant us permission to display it as long as we attribute the work to you? If so, please specify what credit recognition you require.

We are on a tight production schedule and would appreciate a response as soon are you are able. Thank you very much!

Cheers, Annette

The image is indeed mine, and I release it for you to use in whichever form you wish. Sabine's Sunbird (talk) 00:52, 19 August 2008 (UTC)


Image Tagging Image:Sulawesi-hawk eagle.jpg[edit]

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Unless the permission information is given, the image may be speedy deleted after seven days. Thank you. MBisanz talk 03:24, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Sourced[edit]

My concern was that the flickr image itself was sourced to a deadlink here [1] so I am unsure what the copyright is of that site. MBisanz talk 09:01, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

Ahh ok, that explains it, I've removed the npd tag since the image is free, thanks for the clarification. MBisanz talk 20:06, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

File:(Cyclarhis gujanensis).jpg[edit]

Hi Sabine, in my opinion this bird is misidentified. He is not a Cyclarhis gujanensis. Take a look at his eyes, beck and size.

Zimbres (talk) 13:30, 19 January 2009 (UTC)


Sorry, but the identification is OK. I saw this picture at the site www.aves.brasil.nom.br which very reliable.

Zimbres (talk) 14:41, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

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Hello, Sabine's Sunbird!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

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File:Grey Fantail1444.jpg[edit]

Hey, the photo was taken in East-Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. so less than 60km from here:

Camera location 37° 16′ 32.49″ S, 147° 42′ 51.99″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth info

Hope that helps --Benjamint 23:16, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

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