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Forum: Vietnam Saturday 20th January 2018, 00:04
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By lewis20126
Grey Laugher, Parrotbill, Pitta cheers, a

Grey Laugher, Parrotbill, Pitta

cheers, a
Forum: Vietnam Friday 19th January 2018, 21:03
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By lewis20126
Hi, Ian is with Birdquest, we are a private group...

Hi, Ian is with Birdquest, we are a private group visiting early March - I'll try and remember to post an update here - if nothing, send me a PM

cheers, alan
Forum: Vietnam Friday 19th January 2018, 16:10
Replies: 23
Views: 326
Posted By lewis20126
Where did you read this? I can let you know the...

Where did you read this? I can let you know the situation in mid March if that is any use.

cheers, alan
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 19th January 2018, 16:08
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By lewis20126
As the tail touches the termite mound, might this...

As the tail touches the termite mound, might this be a rare confirmed record of the enigmatic Long-tailed Pipit?

[;)]

cheers, a
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 19th January 2018, 16:03
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By lewis20126
Angry Genuinely shocking. This is much much worse than...

Genuinely shocking. This is much much worse than the Buzzard licence.

cheers, a
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 15th January 2018, 11:51
Replies: 445
Views: 94,134
Posted By lewis20126
How about 'Insectivores, etc'? cheers, a

How about 'Insectivores, etc'?

cheers, a
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 15th January 2018, 11:49
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By lewis20126
Brachypteryx montana

Brachypteryx montana

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29305243

Thanks to Pete Simpson for the link. Apologies if this is a cross posting and this has already appeared here.

Importantly further...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 18th December 2017, 20:17
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By lewis20126
Best island for Slender-billed Barn Owl,...

Best island for Slender-billed Barn Owl, probably! I've never been to look though.

cheers, alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 13th December 2017, 18:14
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
I think HS and perhaps CC and others have seen...

I think HS and perhaps CC and others have seen all of these.

cheers, alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 13th December 2017, 18:12
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
Andy It's a doddle, once you get there; saw 3 in...

Andy

It's a doddle, once you get there; saw 3 in July in trees by the village (though they may have been chopped since).

Toucans easy enough except for very hard Yellow-browed Toucanet (I think...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 12th December 2017, 18:52
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By lewis20126
No Nutty, you have misread, eg'Many dictionaries...

No Nutty, you have misread, eg'Many dictionaries given "to burn to carbon" as one definition, as was the presumed intention of whoever gave the species its English name in referring to the species'...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 12th December 2017, 16:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By lewis20126
I've never taken it to mean that. I've always...

I've never taken it to mean that. I've always assumed it was used in the context of blackened with soot ('carbonated'). I think it is a great name and the change to 'carbon' makes no greater...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th December 2017, 14:16
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
I suspect lots have seen all the Sandgrouse - I...

I suspect lots have seen all the Sandgrouse - I still need one (Four-banded). Bustards are certainly more difficult with Little Brown and Nubian being somewhat problematic of access lately, though...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 10th December 2017, 22:34
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
Just remembered, all the rollers; not too...

Just remembered, all the rollers; not too difficult!

Cheers, a
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 10th December 2017, 20:05
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By lewis20126
In

Thanks, heard one last night in the mountains, not seen
Cheers
Alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th December 2017, 05:13
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
I would guess James Eaton is closest to a full...

I would guess James Eaton is closest to a full set of laughers; think he may just need spot-breasted? Certainly not an easy clear up.

Cheers, a
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th December 2017, 16:48
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
Ducks etc, Eaton's pintail! Laysan teal both very...

Ducks etc, Eaton's pintail! Laysan teal both very hard; rest generally viewable

Cheers, a
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th December 2017, 11:47
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
Dave Rosair - and unless he's been to Obi, he...

Dave Rosair - and unless he's been to Obi, he hasn't. he was very lucky with Strickland's Snipe and Sulawesi Woodcock.

cheers, a
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 7th December 2017, 11:04
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By lewis20126
Slender-billed Barn Owl - Fuerteventura?

I think I've asked this before - does anyone have any good sites on this island - it seems easier on Lanzarote perhaps?

cheers, alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th December 2017, 11:02
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
All the woodpeckers is very difficult, especially...

All the woodpeckers is very difficult, especially now, eg Arabian, Sulu and others. It is possible to see most of them though. One remote Piculet in Bolivia is off the beaten track.

cheers, alan
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 6th December 2017, 20:40
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By lewis20126
No really impress big sets but have seen all...

No really impress big sets but have seen all Penguins,Cranes, Storks.

cheers, a
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 6th December 2017, 20:39
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By lewis20126
Fuerteventura - butterfly, dragonfly, plant gen?

Hi all

Twitching the Dwarf Bittern this Friday and will try and see the other gear as well but am keen to see some other things - does anyone know any good sites for any of the interesting other...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th December 2017, 20:41
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By lewis20126
for sure. :t: cheers, a

for sure. :t:

cheers, a
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 4th December 2017, 12:57
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By lewis20126
I have a copy of his original LP - 'Voices of...

I have a copy of his original LP - 'Voices of Asian Nightbirds' (or similar). His introductions have stuck with me for life - his intro to Otus megalotis being a personal favourite, something along...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 4th December 2017, 11:59
Replies: 445
Views: 94,134
Posted By lewis20126
Excellent news! Lots of excellent paintings of...

Excellent news! Lots of excellent paintings of 'identical' rats and mice. Roll on 'Insectivores'..

Cheers, alan
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