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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th July 2018, 12:20
Replies: 43
Views: 1,281
Posted By temmie
brilliant! I had to look twice to see that Akher...

brilliant! I had to look twice to see that Akher Tsagh is indeed in Pakistan; very peculiar you can stand in one country (Tajikistan), looking to another country (Pakistan) with Afghanistan in...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 4th July 2018, 12:52
Replies: 51
Views: 1,735
Posted By temmie
look...

look here:
https://observation.org/waarneming/view/159393736
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 30th June 2018, 05:20
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By temmie
Pantanos de villa maybe? A bit further are lomas...

Pantanos de villa maybe?
A bit further are lomas de lachay.
For seabirds I guess paracas should be Ok.
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 26th June 2018, 10:21
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By temmie
I think you should convince your wife first :-)

I think you should convince your wife first :-)
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 26th June 2018, 10:00
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By temmie
I would spend less time around Pak Thalay and...

I would spend less time around Pak Thalay and more in Kaeng Krachan. I would suggest spending one morning in Pak Thalay + Laem Pak Bia and evaluate if you really need to see anything more. If not,...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 26th June 2018, 09:43
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By temmie
In my humble opinion, the price for private...

In my humble opinion, the price for private transport is very small compared to the money spend on any ticket flying into Ethiopia. And all other things in Ethiopia (food, hotels) are super cheap. So...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 19th June 2018, 19:31
Replies: 51
Views: 1,735
Posted By temmie
Keep it busy Dave, I'll be there in August :-)

Keep it busy Dave, I'll be there in August :-)
Forum: Norway Monday 18th June 2018, 07:51
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By temmie
I only see one sighting on ebird for June, and...

I only see one sighting on ebird for June, and that's in Vardo https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S46347870
None in Kiberg / Andersby (at least not in June)
I also see one here in Batsfjord (a less...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th June 2018, 07:41
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By temmie
I let my 3-year old look through my Zeiss T-FL...

I let my 3-year old look through my Zeiss T-FL 7x42 and she loves it.
She can hold them steady but I have to help pointing the binocular, and she can't focus.

She loves the view though and from what...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 16th June 2018, 16:58
Replies: 51
Views: 1,735
Posted By temmie
I feel the beer advise is the only practical...

I feel the beer advise is the only practical advise that I am going to follow with 100% succes, seems like the birding is extremely hard! Have been birding in Danum before so I can imagine how it's...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 16th June 2018, 07:32
Replies: 51
Views: 1,735
Posted By temmie
Watching this closely, going there end of August....

Watching this closely, going there end of August. Still not sure about main entrance of TN with comments here.
Forum: Belgium Wednesday 13th June 2018, 12:42
Replies: 3
Views: 2,429
Posted By temmie
and if you have a garden, it's not too late to...

and if you have a garden, it's not too late to plant some sunflower seeds right now; this will result in good numbers of Chaffinches, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch and maybe even Bramblings...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 13th June 2018, 12:38
Replies: 32
Drc
Views: 3,242
Posted By temmie
He oversold it definitely. But nobody got hurt so...

He oversold it definitely. But nobody got hurt so let's move on.
Congo captures my imagination (like probably all of this thread's visitors).

So yes I do applaud any visit to Congo. But one the one...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 12th June 2018, 09:39
Replies: 32
Drc
Views: 3,242
Posted By temmie
I am perfectly fine (as an old dude) with anyone...

I am perfectly fine (as an old dude) with anyone doing a great adventure like yours sounds like, but you gave factually wrong info about your aims / plans:

"I'm thinking of a trip to the DRC. With...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 26th May 2018, 15:54
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By temmie
Long haul klm and air France are pretty Ok. I...

Long haul klm and air France are pretty Ok. I would rather avoid Iberia (staff not customer friendly and demotivated). KLM flies to quite a lot of destinations in s america, but most of these flights...
Forum: Cuba Friday 18th May 2018, 12:30
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By temmie
never ever trust ebird a 100% on location just by...

never ever trust ebird a 100% on location just by the look of the ebird map.

ebird is still being marketed as a georeferential database, and a lot of research is done with high-fashion fuzzy-vague...
Forum: Cuba Friday 18th May 2018, 12:11
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By temmie
contact details Sitio la guira

I have a phone number but looking for an email or any in-between to make a reservation for one of their cabins...

Thanks in advance (also for confirming in case they have no email!)
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 25th April 2018, 12:05
Replies: 39
Views: 1,729
Posted By temmie
My recommendations: Photograph car from all...

My recommendations:
Photograph car from all sides and close-up (1)
Ask if car needs to be clean on return (2)
Always go for full tank on return (3)
make sure your credit card has enough funds when...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 15th April 2018, 16:42
Replies: 32
Drc
Views: 3,242
Posted By temmie
Even if it was safe, it's not a country for...

Even if it was safe, it's not a country for transport on the road, let alone with your own vehicle. Some places can be visited, e.g. Virunga NP and some areas ranging from just East of Kinshasa (with...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 15th April 2018, 06:19
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By temmie
Let me know if I can provide some info...(Pm)

Let me know if I can provide some info...(Pm)
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 12th April 2018, 13:45
Replies: 69
Views: 6,006
Posted By temmie
So when will be the first birdquest (or other...

So when will be the first birdquest (or other tour) for nudists?
This reminds me of Olaf Danielson (aka the nude birder) having a big year birding naked. See his book Boobies, Peckers and Tits. So it...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 12th April 2018, 06:55
Replies: 69
Views: 6,006
Posted By temmie
He is on that Mark Zuckerberg-thing :-)

He is on that Mark Zuckerberg-thing :-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 12th April 2018, 06:09
Replies: 69
Views: 6,006
Posted By temmie
I am not anti anything, and I feel that everybody...

I am not anti anything, and I feel that everybody has the right to share his opinion, respectfully. The discussion here sadly went in offensive and personal mode and while I realize it's hard to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th April 2018, 20:07
Replies: 69
Views: 6,006
Posted By temmie
Ask Shackleton, von Humbold, Wallace, Vladimir...

Ask Shackleton, von Humbold, Wallace, Vladimir Dinets, ... what is hardcore. Heck, most stuff mammal watchers do is much more hardcore than 99% of birdwatchers. I must admit I didn't do much night...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th April 2018, 07:20
Replies: 69
Views: 6,006
Posted By temmie
Sometimes a certain tour is just not for certain...

Sometimes a certain tour is just not for certain people (a mismatch). It's a good thing that people share opinions and that there is a balanced, 2-sided version of what happened. Most if not all here...
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