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Recent content by Mattias Ullman

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    Birding in Anchorage, Alaska

    Thx for good link Nartreb! I was referring to the University lake, which is 1-2 km South east from Goose lake. A friend of mine said that small lake was a good spot for Pacific loon a couple of years back. Maybe Goose lake is just as good. I have got the impression that a few pairs breed around...
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    Birding in Anchorage, Alaska

    Hello Anchorage! Me and 3 friends will be in Anchorage birding on June 2 - 5. Which are the best sites to see and photograph Pacific loon, lesser scaup and Bonaparte´s gull? I have the Birder´s guide to Alaska and Ive checked Ebird. Lake Hood, Goose lake and Westchester lagoon perhaps? There...
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    If anyone else is interested in camera stores in HK, here´s some useful information that I received from a kind man: With regards cameras there are a number of reputable ones in SIM City in Mong Kok Kowloon. Its a three storey building with a number of camera shops, camera accessories and...
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    A totally different question! Is there a good camera store in Hong kong who sells a lot of Canon cameras and Canon lenses? And if so, how are the prices compared to the European market?
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    Thx again Graham! We will be in HK April 4- 12.
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    By the way, which app or web site is the best one to check the tide in Hong kong?
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    Thank you Graham! Some very useful information here! I have visited (thoroughly!) the birdinghongkong-site and found lots of useful information there as well! The site TPK (that you mention), is this the same as: TAI PO KAU ? When planning a trip to Po Toi, which weather is usually associated...
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    Thx Andy! Our permits etc have been arranged at Mai Po. We will go there at least 3-4 Days I guess (depending on how many other good sites there are in the area).
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    Hi! Any birders from Hong kong here? Me and a friend will go to Hong kong for bird watching in early April. Main interest is waders (and Mai Po), but also possible Siberian passerines etc. For photography (and the light), is Mai Po generally best in the morning or in the afternoon? Are most of...
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    Boat trip Seward, Alaska, June 2019?

    Thx Mike and Rob! We will look into this!
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    Boat trip Seward, Alaska, June 2019?

    Maybe we’ll do it in early June instead! Anyone interested, to reduce the price?
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    Boat trip Seward, Alaska, June 2019?

    Hello Birders! We are 4 birders from Sweden going to Alaska in June 2019. We are planning to do a boat trip (8 hours long I Think) from Seward. Any other birders keen to join us (to make the boat trip cheaper)? At least 2 -4 more birders more on the trip would reduce the price! Currently, the...
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    Free Birdwatching Guide to the Algarve PDF

    Pretty good movement from the Cape Vincent in the morning, 7.30 - 9.30: cory's 2200 (feeding and moving south), sooties 41, balearic 44, great shearwater 2, manx 1, grey phalarope 3, arctic skua 3, etc. Very few nocturnal passerines around the bushes though.
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    Free Birdwatching Guide to the Algarve PDF

    Yes, 1 rueppells yesterday with a group of 89 griffons! Came over us twice then heading east. The bird was very worn (2nd or 3rd calender year bird !?). Does it require a rare bird form here? Also, at least 5 bonellis, 8 black storks, 7 egyptians and a juv pallid/montagues. In the area around...
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    Free Birdwatching Guide to the Algarve PDF

    Also 3 ortolans (migrating) at Cabranosa today. Around 15 booted in 2 hours and a nice subalpine w still hanging around. Boat trip off Sagres in the morning with 3 wilsons and a 1 cy grey phalarope. Cheers once again to Simon for lots of useful information!
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