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Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 08:18
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Posted By wintibird
I actually quite like their attitude. Yes, the...

I actually quite like their attitude. Yes, the dip and yes, they could run after more rarities. But at least it seems that they have a good time out there:t:

André
Forum: Italy Monday 6th November 2017, 07:06
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By wintibird
Hi Danny, Not the best time for most of the...

Hi Danny,

Not the best time for most of the species, I'm afraid. Alpine Chough and Snowfinch are regularly seen in the skiing resorts around St. Moritz, Switzerland (3 hrs by car). You could take...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd November 2017, 10:46
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By wintibird
Agree on Heuglin's. Looks pretty much the same as...

Agree on Heuglin's. Looks pretty much the same as mine (Murchison NP in August).

André
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th October 2017, 12:24
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Posted By wintibird
The Corvo bit is much trickier..... Small plane,...

The Corvo bit is much trickier.....
Small plane, limited seats and therefore rather expensive, especially when not booked in advance.

André
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 20:07
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Last day, today to Myakka River State Park and...

Last day, today to Myakka River State Park and later to a golf course with my parents. They wanted to show me the Sandhill Cranes nicely. Great stuff:t:

20. October - Myakka River State Park,...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 20:01
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Off to Oscar Scherer State Park (thanks to a tip...

Off to Oscar Scherer State Park (thanks to a tip from Birdforum) to see the only Florida endemic and with success;) A nice bonus with the Bittern.

19. October - Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida,...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:56
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Down to Florida, meeting my parents in Tampa and...

Down to Florida, meeting my parents in Tampa and spending some days in their condo on Longboat Key.

18. October - Longboat Key, Florida, USA
1480: Mottled Duck
1481: American White Ibis
1482:...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:48
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Another day in New York, today at Jamaica Bay....

Another day in New York, today at Jamaica Bay. Some good birds to add to the list.

16. October - Jamaica Bay, New York, USA
1452: Snow Goose
1453: Brant Goose
1454: American Wigeon
1455: American...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:33
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
In the morning back to Central Park, joining...

In the morning back to Central Park, joining Birding with Bob. I can absolutely recommend him. In the afternoon some tourist stuff (Top of the Rock, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge).

15. October - New...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:19
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
And on the road again. Landed in New York around...

And on the road again. Landed in New York around midday and some initial birding in Central Park in the afternoon.

14. October - New York, USA
1412: Canada Goose
1413: Great Blue Heron
1414:...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Wednesday 11th October 2017, 22:04
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
And three more before I leave to North America...

And three more before I leave to North America (not a birding trip, but surely some side birding will be included;) )

8. October - S-charl, Switzerland
1409: Willow Tit

9. October - Valchava,...
Forum: Florida Thursday 5th October 2017, 18:17
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By wintibird
Brilliant. Thanks very much:t: André

Brilliant. Thanks very much:t:

André
Forum: Florida Thursday 5th October 2017, 13:13
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By wintibird
Florida Scrub Jay near Sarasota?

I will be in Sarasota in mid October for a few days. Does anyone know a good site (or some good sites) for Florida Scrub Jay there? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

André
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 27th September 2017, 08:00
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By wintibird
Yep, Hardhead aka White-eyed Duck. See here:...

Yep, Hardhead aka White-eyed Duck. See here: http://www.birdforum.net/opus/White-eyed_Duck

André
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th September 2017, 07:08
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By wintibird
Seconded. The dark lore is typical (the spot...

Seconded. The dark lore is typical (the spot between the eye and the bill).

André
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Sunday 17th September 2017, 20:15
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Lots of work and not much birding since I...

Lots of work and not much birding since I returned to Switzerland. Some new birds nevertheless.

6. September - Magliaso, Switzerland
1400: European Pied Flycatcher

7. September - Riazzino,...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 28th August 2017, 21:02
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
And the last ones from this fabulous trip....

And the last ones from this fabulous trip. Driving back to Entebbe and picking up the last species one the way. Afterwards a long voyage home via Dubai and back to Switzerland.

6. August - Murchison...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 28th August 2017, 20:56
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
And another day at Murchison. A game drive in the...

And another day at Murchison. A game drive in the morning and a boat trip to the impressive Murchison Falls in the afternoon.

5. August - Murchison NP, Uganda
1387: Tawny Eagle
1388: Red-necked...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 28th August 2017, 20:32
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
First full day in Murchison National Park. We do...

First full day in Murchison National Park. We do a boat ride down the Nile to Lake Albert and back and a game drive in the afternoon. Giraffes are incredibly cool animals!;)

4. August - Murchison...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 28th August 2017, 19:12
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
From Masindi we drive down the escarpement into...

From Masindi we drive down the escarpement into the Rift Valley. The bird life changes rather dramatically and we see lots of new species. Finally, we cross the Nile by ferry and arrive at Paraa...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Sunday 27th August 2017, 22:07
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
First a long drive from Fort Portal to Masindi...

First a long drive from Fort Portal to Masindi where we stay in the oldest hotel of Uganda.
The next day we bird the famous Royal Mile in the Budongo Forest. Unfortunately the Chocolate-backed...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Sunday 27th August 2017, 21:57
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Birding at Semliki Forest today, an extension of...

Birding at Semliki Forest today, an extension of the famous Ituri Forest in DR Congo. Some really good birds today!

31. July - Semliki Forest, Uganda
1298: Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
1299: Black...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Sunday 27th August 2017, 21:48
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Another morning of birding in Kibale, then a lazy...

Another morning of birding in Kibale, then a lazy afternoon in Fort Portal. The only day of the trip without lifers for me;)

30. July - Kibale to Fort Portal, Uganda
1288: Afep Pigeon
1289:...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Saturday 26th August 2017, 13:14
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
Today we drove from Queen Elizabeth NP to Kibale,...

Today we drove from Queen Elizabeth NP to Kibale, birding at Bigodi Wetland in the afternoon.
The next day was the big pitta hunt. First we heard three birds in the morning but we couldn't see them....
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Thursday 24th August 2017, 19:44
Replies: 60
Views: 3,251
Posted By wintibird
A full day in Queen Elizabeth National Park, good...

A full day in Queen Elizabeth National Park, good birds, good mammals!

27. July - Queen Elizabeth NP, Uganda
1250: Lesser Flamingo
1251: Dwarf Bittern
1252: White-headed Vulture
1253: Water...
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