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How have they missed Cory's Shearwater?
I don't think they have but they appear to be taking a cautious approach to the identification. The odd thing about that in my view is that it seems far easier to be confident of Cory's than Scopoli's


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Or maybe Northern Scandinavia/Varanger for Yellow-billed Diver, Steller's Eider, Siberian Tit, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Gyrfalcon?

But I suppose they plan both in November to avoid the mosquito-masses in summer...

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Edit: Interesting how the colour of the bill of the "Big Diver/Loon" changes depending where you are or what language you speek... I ment WHITE-billed Diver (vs. Yellow-billed Loon; in Germany the colour is also "yellow"... Gelbschnabeltaucher)
Varanger is planned for later in the year, I guess they have their reason for that, eventhough I'd do it differently.
About the names: Yellow-billed Loon is actually right here, since they are using IOC nomenclature
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