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Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 9th January 2018, 00:55
Replies: 5
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Posted By cassowary
Andy thanks for the info

Andy thanks for the info
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 00:14
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By cassowary
I haven't decided yet .... I have just started...

I haven't decided yet .... I have just started looking into this... I don't know how much species overlap there is between north and south etc... I'm not too twitchy, I'm just looking for a good...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 20:23
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By cassowary
Question Pantanal easy independent itinerary

I'm thinking of going to the Pantanal in September for two weeks - Not surprisingly there is a lot of species overlap with the llanos of Venezuela where I have previously been... Anyway, I went...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 25th December 2017, 02:26
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By cassowary
Niels I'm not quite up to date but the discovery...

Niels I'm not quite up to date but the discovery tower at the beginning of pipeline road makes the rainforest lodges unnecessary. If you are just doing Gamboa area, Ivan (Ivan's B&B) used to arrange...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 22nd December 2017, 01:48
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By cassowary
For those number of nights I would fly into...

For those number of nights I would fly into Melbourne
1)Melbourne - Drive to Adelaide (do Phil Mayer's trip near Deniliquin) + Weribbee sewage works + penguins + mallee etc...
2) Sydney 3-4 full days...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 19th December 2017, 02:31
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By cassowary
A bit further afield Barren Grounds and a...

A bit further afield Barren Grounds and a Wollongong pelagic would be my top 2..... It looks like there are still stakeouts for powerful owl + other in Sydney.

you might find these links...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 11th September 2017, 04:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By cassowary
http://ebird.org/ebird/map/yebcha?neg=true&env.min...

http://ebird.org/ebird/map/yebcha?neg=true&env.minX=-80.454876953125&env.minY=37.90206591554748&env.maxX=-69.007123046875&env.maxY=42.33530935276045&zh=true&gp=true&ev=Z&mr=on&bmo=8&emo=12&yr=cur&byr=...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 8th September 2017, 09:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By cassowary
Cape May will likely be your best single spot for...

Cape May will likely be your best single spot for birds. IME Sandy hook is mostly better in spring. You have a strange list of some common species and some tricky ones. If you are looking for...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 30th August 2017, 14:21
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By cassowary
Bird guides seem to be thin on the ground in...

Bird guides seem to be thin on the ground in Santiago. I went on a pelagic with Rodrigo Reyes: he's a regular contributor on ebird and an excellent professional...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 24th August 2017, 08:36
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By cassowary
Even if your bags are interlined to your next...

Even if your bags are interlined to your next destination you are still going to have to hire a car which isn't a quick process in Santiago airport. and customs+immigration
However if you can...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 12th August 2017, 09:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By cassowary
Well it sounds like you are a widely traveled...

Well it sounds like you are a widely traveled birder. If you get to Kitugala you should bump into other birders & guides though they may not he too keen to point out the various roosts for the owls...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 12th August 2017, 05:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By cassowary
In Sri Lanka it's often cheaper to hire a...

In Sri Lanka it's often cheaper to hire a driver/guide/accommodation through a company like Baurs (there are a couple of other companies) than doing it yourself.
http://baurstravels.com/

Kitulgala...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 24th July 2017, 06:05
Replies: 32
Views: 2,644
Posted By cassowary
I think there is an age limit (probably over 6)...

I think there is an age limit (probably over 6) for going on official night/game drives in most parks. Remember it's not uncommon for lions etc to come right up to open game vehicles. Also in many...
Forum: California Friday 30th June 2017, 01:03
Replies: 4
Views: 2,152
Posted By cassowary
Here are a few of links to start you...

Here are a few of links to start you off:

http://ebird.org/ebird/barchart?byr=2016&eyr=2017&bmo=1&emo=12&r=US-CA

http://ebird.org/ebird/hotspots?hs=L374642&yr=all&m=

The landslide at Mud Creek is...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 27th June 2017, 00:48
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By cassowary
You have a fighting...

You have a fighting...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 17th June 2017, 22:52
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By cassowary
here you go with the ebird...

here you go with the ebird...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 14th June 2017, 02:39
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By cassowary
You might find these links...

You might find these links...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 29th May 2017, 03:56
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By cassowary
I don't know anywhere off the top of my head in N...

I don't know anywhere off the top of my head in N NJ but these links might...
Forum: New Jersey Sunday 14th May 2017, 06:39
Replies: 1
Views: 1,859
Posted By cassowary
Briefly, sandy hook is often better than cape may...

Briefly, sandy hook is often better than cape may in spring if you are going near NYC.
ebird is your best source and Cape May RBA. Cape May is usually worth a visit in spring though.

I wouldn't...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 11th May 2017, 06:16
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By cassowary
Surprised no replies as Magee marsh is fairly...

Surprised no replies as Magee marsh is fairly heavily birded. I've birded this area.

you are out of range of the woodpecker
goo.gl/WqB8rt

Briefly,
Ebird (inc rare bird alerts) and to a lesser...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 9th May 2017, 07:21
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By cassowary
I'll start you off as it takes me no time to pull...

I'll start you off as it takes me no time to pull up the main...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 4th May 2017, 01:51
Replies: 24
Views: 2,232
Posted By cassowary
I was just having a look at Sabah as I haven't...

I was just having a look at Sabah as I haven't been there. Car hire looks relatively expensive as the companies I looked at seem to only offer hire with insurances included but excess (~$500). As my...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 05:31
Replies: 24
Views: 2,232
Posted By cassowary
Kaeng Krachen / Laem Pak Bia area is amazing in...

Kaeng Krachen / Laem Pak Bia area is amazing in winter - I haven't been in July but it doesn't sound as good. South Africa is a good choice. I'd go from Johannesburg through the drakensbergs to...
Forum: California Thursday 27th April 2017, 01:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,918
Posted By cassowary
With the greatest respect I think you may be new...

With the greatest respect I think you may be new to ebird . Some reports are general and some pin point. As I've seen Lewis's woodpecker lots of times if I reported it CA in a hotspot I would likely...
Forum: California Wednesday 26th April 2017, 03:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,918
Posted By cassowary
I happened to have these links handy; It's fairly...

I happened to have these links handy; It's fairly straight forward from the e-bird maps to work out where you have the best shots to find most species including all those you mentioned....
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