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Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 26th April 2018, 18:48
Replies: 39
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Posted By cassowary
The easiest way I can think of contesting is to...

The easiest way I can think of contesting is to claim fraud with your CC company... a couple of CCs that I have cover primary CDW (only if other CDW insurance isn't taken out)........approx 3 years...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 11th April 2018, 02:24
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By cassowary
It would likely be a fairly easy transition to...

It would likely be a fairly easy transition to drive on the right ... Years ago I drove in Florida a few weeks after passing my UK driving license without difficulty. However CA are unforgiving on...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 14:32
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By cassowary
Sounds like a good general coastal CA itinerary....

Sounds like a good general coastal CA itinerary. You might want to look at ebird to locate specialties.

https://ebird.org/barchart?byr=2018&eyr=2018&bmo=1&emo=12&r=US-CA

I've seen condor at both -...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 24th February 2018, 06:12
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By cassowary
Mt Adventure and Sclateria thanks for the info....

Mt Adventure and Sclateria thanks for the info. Mt Adventure on paper your itinerary does sound enticing and nice and easy. I'm a little concerned with Cuiaba having such a high murder rate but I...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 6th February 2018, 11:08
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By cassowary
I wonder if the golf course end of old gamboa...

I wonder if the golf course end of old gamboa road (jet antbird stakeout) has any barriers now as you used to able to access that area with little difficulty and walk to the ponds. There used to be a...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 8th January 2018, 23:55
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By cassowary
Andy thanks for the info

Andy thanks for the info
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 23:14
Replies: 10
Views: 883
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, 19:23
Replies: 10
Views: 883
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, 01:26
Replies: 4
Views: 507
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, 00:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
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, 01:31
Replies: 6
Views: 613
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, 03:59
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
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, 08:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
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, 13:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,355
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, 07:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,355
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, 08:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,404
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, 04:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,404
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, 05:05
Replies: 32
Views: 4,678
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, 00:03
Replies: 4
Views: 3,465
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 Monday 26th June 2017, 23:48
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By cassowary
You have a fighting...

You have a fighting...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 17th June 2017, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By cassowary
here you go with the ebird...

here you go with the ebird...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 14th June 2017, 01:39
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By cassowary
You might find these links...

You might find these links...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 29th May 2017, 02:56
Replies: 2
Views: 759
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, 05:39
Replies: 1
Views: 2,763
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, 05:16
Replies: 1
Views: 744
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...
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