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Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 15th October 2019, 18:31
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Unless your heart is set on Crete you should...

Unless your heart is set on Crete you should consider Cyprus if you really want Ruppell’s Warbler. I was in the Pathos area this year in the last week of March and there was loads of them along with...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 13th December 2018, 18:19
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
I didn’t realise you meant a specific bird. I...

I didn’t realise you meant a specific bird. I thought you meant general info on the species. Whoops.
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 13th December 2018, 12:07
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Itís not a bird regularly found in Wales. A few...

Itís not a bird regularly found in Wales. A few turn up in Scotland each year amongst the Common Eider flocks I think, so your best bet would be to look out for the various rare bird reports found on...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 6th December 2018, 10:39
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
I had Crimson Sunbird on Pulau Ubin.

I had Crimson Sunbird on Pulau Ubin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
It’s a separate photo. I know it’s a rubbish pic...

It’s a separate photo. I know it’s a rubbish pic but the number of species in the photo I thought would make for an interesting ID challenge. Thanks for your help. That was my first trip to Central...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 16:45
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Cheers for that.

Cheers for that.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 16:43
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
The two large birds on the left were Tropical...

The two large birds on the left were Tropical Kingbirds if I remember correctly. The Euphonia is Scrub Euphonia, and theres a Streak backed Oriole on the left.
Its the birds on the right of the pic...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 16:39
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
It is a poor photo I know. The light was poor,...

It is a poor photo I know. The light was poor, there was no background, and the birds were at a fair distance.

All part of the challenge but good answers though.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 15:37
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Think I've got most of these but still need some...

Think I've got most of these but still need some help and/or confirmation;

1. Coppery-headed Emerald?
2 & 3. Green Violetear?
4. Not sure.
5. Green-crowned Brilliant?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 15:32
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Hummers Monteverde CR

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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 15:11
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
ID challenge Costa Rica

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This pic was took at Playa Conchal Guanacaste a few days ago. There are 5 possibly 6 species in this shot. Can you name them all? (I certainly can't!).
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 15:05
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Songbird Guanacaste Costa Rica

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Possibly a female Scarlet Tanager?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 15:01
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Numbers 1 & 3 are Flycatchers I think. Possibly...

Numbers 1 & 3 are Flycatchers I think. Possibly the same species but which one I've no idea. Number 2 I also haven't got a clue. The bird appeared to have a very short tail although it might just...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 4th December 2018, 14:53
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Songbirds Guanacaste Costa Rica

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Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 4th October 2018, 11:36
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
If your on a stopover at the airport youíll waste...

If your on a stopover at the airport youíll waste time getting to the big parks and if itís in the middle of the day they will be busy and the birding will be slow. Stay in the Changi area. Check out...
Forum: New York Tuesday 21st August 2018, 17:45
Replies: 721
Views: 146,244
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Just a quick note to say that this is a fantastic...

Just a quick note to say that this is a fantastic thread. I'm sure that this has already been noted earlier in the thread but I think its a real delight and charm that you use those prints from an...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 4th August 2018, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
You could try Oriole Birding. They fly from the...

You could try Oriole Birding. They fly from the UK but they might do a land only package if you contact them. Then you could fly down from Canada. They have excellent reports of their trips on their...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 27th July 2018, 14:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
I'll definately be visiting Panama one year...

I'll definately be visiting Panama one year either independently or on a bird tour.

Regards Costa Rica I've gone for the lazy option and booked a package deal in Guanacaste. I just couldn't face car...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 14th July 2018, 07:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Cheers. PM done.

Cheers. PM done.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 13th July 2018, 20:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Thanks for your replies. Some good...

Thanks for your replies. Some good suggestions.

Would it be easier to hire a car at the airport? Do independent birders get around by driving in Costa Rica?
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 13th July 2018, 13:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Costa Rica on a budget

Hello all.

Iím just looking for some advice on a possible future trip to Costa Rica. I donít want to cover various places I just want to find a lodge that I can stay at for around a week or so. Iím...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 14th June 2018, 19:36
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Thanks I will check that out.

Thanks I will check that out.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 13th June 2018, 08:08
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Texas Rio Grande November

Thinking of planning a trip to south east Texas this November for a weeks birding. Can anyone recommend a hotel to stay at in the McAllen or Harlingen area that I can base myself at and is therefore...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 22nd February 2018, 11:57
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Thanks for that. Am considering San Francisco...

Thanks for that. Am considering San Francisco too.

Problem for me with Uber or doober or scooby doober, or any of these non tax paying Apps that use slave labour and kill the market for established...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 21st February 2018, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Digbert Doobrey
Thanks for your responses. Rosen Shingle Creek...

Thanks for your responses.

Rosen Shingle Creek hotel looks interesting. Close to Orlando airport and has its own nature trail on sight which is about a mile long. Tempting...
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