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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th June 2019, 18:16
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By captaincarot
thanks everyone , having checked things out and...

thanks everyone , having checked things out and what the particular local subspecies of olive throated parakeet looks like, i reckon you're all absolutely spot on
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 21st June 2019, 18:03
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By captaincarot
parrot spp yucatan mexico

hi chapos, anyone got any ideas on this one it has me stumped, 1 of 4 sighted at coba mayan ruins yucatan peninsula quintanna roo mexico at the end of may this year.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th June 2019, 13:30
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By captaincarot
thankyou B (:

thankyou B (:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 13th June 2019, 12:49
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By captaincarot
rail type species mexico

]hi everyone
looking for an id on this raill spp
i found this one by the big lake outside of coba ruins quintana roo mexico a couple of weeks ago, i suspect it's possibly a juvenile purple gallinule...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 29th December 2016, 15:32
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By captaincarot
thankyou i suspected it might have happened on...

thankyou

i suspected it might have happened on other occasions, but i'd never heard of it before.
it's still coming back quite a few times per day each day now
Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 26th December 2016, 12:32
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By captaincarot
Gold crest visiting bird feeder

has anyone ever heard of goldcrest feeding from bird feeders, as i have one that turned up christmas eve and has been back daily. it's feeding on the fatballs in the fatball feeder
Forum: Portugal including Madeira Monday 28th November 2016, 09:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,405
Posted By captaincarot
though there's quite a bit of info on the nex...

though there's quite a bit of info on the nex thread down called a week in monte gordo. which might give you a starting point to work from
Forum: Portugal including Madeira Monday 28th November 2016, 09:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,405
Posted By captaincarot
there are a few pdf's out there with information...

there are a few pdf's out there with information on birding in portugal. produced by the portuguese government.
there's the visit portugal birdwatching website which has some info on.
one of the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 25th November 2016, 12:13
Replies: 21
Views: 7,789
Posted By captaincarot
it's very easy to find your way around. i'd never...

it's very easy to find your way around.
i'd never been before last december.
one trip and found every species you would want to.
barranco de la torre
will get you fuerteventura stone chat....
Forum: Portugal including Madeira Thursday 17th November 2016, 18:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,527
Posted By captaincarot
thanks chaps. some great information there. yes...

thanks chaps.
some great information there.
yes i realise the bee eaters and golden orioles won't be there simon.
though i'm not so bothered as i've already seen both this year anyway in...
Forum: Portugal including Madeira Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 12:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,527
Posted By captaincarot
a week in monte gordo.

we're off to monte gordo at the end of the month.
i've downloaded and had a good read at all the published info on the net such as the tourist department birding brochures,

i was just wondering if...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 12:14
Replies: 1
Views: 1,301
Posted By captaincarot
it was as would be expected a complete hatchet job

it was as would be expected a complete hatchet job
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Saturday 29th October 2016, 19:14
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By captaincarot
i've just contacted giannis, these were his...

i've just contacted giannis, these were his thoughts. though he wont be to easy to find as he's there now up in the mountains.

He should visit Evros Delta, Dadia Forest and maybe the area between...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Saturday 29th October 2016, 16:33
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By captaincarot
if you do decide to tell ggast a message. let me...

if you do decide to tell ggast a message. let me know and i'll tell him so that you get a reply as he doesn't seem to be on here too much
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Saturday 29th October 2016, 16:30
Replies: 7
Views: 2,709
Posted By captaincarot
if you really want black headed bunting and can...

if you really want black headed bunting and can talk the missus into another greek trip another year. i can put you onto them easily in corfu
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Saturday 29th October 2016, 16:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By captaincarot
the best advice i could give you is find the...

the best advice i could give you is find the thread on corfu rock partridge a few threads below this one in the list and send a personal message to ggast who is the last person on there to post.
his...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Thursday 17th September 2015, 12:38
Replies: 2
Views: 2,023
Posted By captaincarot
there aren't any. they're extinct. there are...

there aren't any. they're extinct.

there are however some chukar partridge. to see these go to the top of mount pantokratoras and into the nature reserve area. follow thw trail right round till...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 14th November 2014, 20:24
Replies: 4
Views: 2,786
Posted By captaincarot
They do get booted eagle but like golden you have...

They do get booted eagle but like golden you have to drop on Lucky when one has drifted over from Albania as both species breed over there
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 14th November 2014, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 2,786
Posted By captaincarot
more likely to be short toed eagle, (breed on...

more likely to be short toed eagle, (breed on pantokrator and always somewhere around the place)

or one of the incredibly annoying plethora of buzzards.(they're annoying as they frequently look like...
Forum: Sea Watch Sunday 15th June 2014, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 2,854
Posted By captaincarot
if you really wanted bins rather than a scope for...

if you really wanted bins rather than a scope for sea watching then i'd go for something like the celestron sky master 25 x 100. which are designed to be used from a tripod, not hand held.

but a...
Forum: Derbyshire Sunday 13th April 2014, 12:27
Replies: 5,810
Views: 1,027,341
Posted By captaincarot
mooch round carsington, yesterday, brought my...

mooch round carsington, yesterday, brought my first, willow warbler, first blackcap and first swallow of the year. very nice to see a pair of great crested grebes actually perform a complete weed...
Forum: Latest news from the RSPB Monday 13th January 2014, 18:39
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By captaincarot
bribery and corruption from this government, it's...

bribery and corruption from this government, it's astounding that they hate jonny foreigner so vehemently when they appear to be trying to turn the country into one which would rival any overseas for...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 27th December 2013, 08:46
Replies: 38
Views: 5,020
Posted By captaincarot
corfu, the islands small and easy to get around,...

corfu, the islands small and easy to get around, and there's a surprisingly large selection of wildlife to see while you're there if you put in a little effort to look. food is good cracking scenery...
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 30th September 2013, 18:13
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,689,188
Posted By captaincarot
i got onto the dolphins, further round by the...

i got onto the dolphins, further round by the lighthouse but they were having a good nose at a bright orange motorboat, possibly inshore lifeboat, when i saw them and were much quieter than your...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 28th September 2013, 05:10
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,689,188
Posted By captaincarot
i'll keep me eye on it for you :king:

i'll keep me eye on it for you :king:
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