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Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st April 2020, 07:01
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By mike davidson
new bird

vernal jape ????
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th December 2019, 11:15
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By mike davidson
kenya checklist

Nature Kenya has just issued a revised Kenya checklist , I have a few copies . Any one interested

Mike Davidson
Forum: Kenya Tuesday 26th November 2019, 08:58
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By mike davidson
new kenya check list

I should have mentioned you should send me a cheque for 4.50
Forum: Kenya Tuesday 26th November 2019, 08:53
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By mike davidson
new kenya checklist

Hello all
a new check list of Kenya birds has been published by Nature Kenya .
I have a few copies sent over to me . It details some of the recent splits and lumps !
Any one wishing to purchase a...
Forum: Kenya Thursday 14th November 2019, 11:26
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By mike davidson
Hi Steve there is a very good book called 50 best...

Hi Steve
there is a very good book called 50 best sites in Kenya , by Catherine Ngarachu , an old friend of mine . I think you will get of the info there

Mike
Forum: Kenya Wednesday 11th September 2019, 12:23
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By mike davidson
kenya birding magazine

HI James

I have just received a great copy of our annual birding magazine. It has some items on KaKAMEGA !

my email address is [email protected]

If you would like me to send it to you ,...
Forum: Kenya Tuesday 27th August 2019, 14:30
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By mike davidson
mwea

Hi There

I have only been once some years ago and it was quite disappointing

It might have improved somewhat since then

Mike D
Forum: Kenya Saturday 17th August 2019, 06:34
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By mike davidson
[QUOTE=James Lowther;3882936]Thanks Mike, i have...

[QUOTE=James Lowther;3882936]Thanks Mike,
i have that book on order now!
Thanks for the specialities Alan, that will be useful for planning.
I believe Kakamega greenbul is split from Shelley's...
Forum: Kenya Saturday 17th August 2019, 06:30
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By mike davidson
Hi Bubbs I have lived in Kenya for 21 years and...

Hi Bubbs

I have lived in Kenya for 21 years and birded all over Kenya , always with friends in a group . I still go back once a year for business reasons but managed yo get a couple of trips .I...
Forum: Kenya Tuesday 13th August 2019, 08:15
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By mike davidson
Hi James there are so many ! Great Blue Turaco...

Hi James
there are so many ! Great Blue Turaco , Black and white Casqued Hornbill and Blue -Headed Bee Eater [my favourite ] to name a few .
However there is an excellent book out acouple of...
Forum: Kenya Friday 9th August 2019, 06:56
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By mike davidson
rondo retreat

Hi James
I also suggest Rondo retreat . Il lived in Kenya for 21 years and was a serious birder . Rondo is my favourite place and birding is great .
I am going out to Kenya again next year and...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 5th December 2016, 08:15
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By mike davidson
Trinidad

Trinidad birding trip 30 October to 6th November .

My cousin Keith [Whitfield] and I [Mike Davidson] ventured into the'New World ' for the first time .Our previous trips have been in Kenya [where I...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th June 2016, 06:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By mike davidson
thanks for this . Could well be . I did go back...

thanks for this . Could well be . I did go back several times but no sign of the bird . I also wonder whether it was a common black hen , as there is farm not far away

Mike D
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 20th June 2016, 08:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By mike davidson
myatery bird

HI All

I had a good weekend around Dorset . Friday night saw us [two owls group] at Holt Heath not far from where I live . We had the churring of Nightjars, with some eventually flying and also...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 15th May 2016, 20:06
Replies: 36
Views: 3,866
Posted By mike davidson
I started all this ! I think a tailor made tour...

I started all this !

I think a tailor made tour can be put together , by Alan Dixson , and Joseph/ Brian Finch . Depends what you want to do /see .
For returning visitors like me , I need to see...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th May 2016, 18:30
Replies: 36
Views: 3,866
Posted By mike davidson
Hi Andy KWS , and the Govt have reduced the...

Hi Andy

KWS , and the Govt have reduced the entry fees to some parks . Nakuru was down from $80 to 70 .
However guides and travel companies can craft a tour without the parks !
I will also ask the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th May 2016, 17:24
Replies: 36
Views: 3,866
Posted By mike davidson
Kenya

I have lived in Africa for nearly 50 years [ mainly working for the good old Barclays Bank ] and latterly 21 years in Kenya , where I took up birding .
I came back home two years ago for family...
Forum: Kenya Sunday 28th June 2015, 07:37
Replies: 10
Views: 7,456
Posted By mike davidson
I can also recommend Joseph Mwangi Kariuki of...

I can also recommend Joseph Mwangi Kariuki of natures wonderland safaris . I have birded with him over 15 years and he is excellent and a good organiser of trips .

Mike D

EX Nairobi now in uk
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 11th December 2014, 06:39
Replies: 22
Views: 4,696
Posted By mike davidson
Serbia

Just been to Serbia with David Lindo and Kikinda is full of LEO's . We must have seen upto 500 there . amazing sight

Mike D
Forum: Dorset Monday 8th September 2014, 15:12
Replies: 3,607
Views: 642,417
Posted By mike davidson
Hi Mark was there with you and got a great...

Hi Mark

was there with you and got a great daybreak sunrise photo . Also at Stanpit on Sunday morning , had a great view of Black-tailed Godwit still in breeding plumage, also had a photo.

Mike D...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Monday 25th August 2014, 17:20
Replies: 0
Views: 1,480
Posted By mike davidson
bird ringing at Ngulia ,Tsavo West Kenya

many ringers may know of the fantastic project that takes place every year at Ngulia Lodge in Tsavo national park in Kenya. This started in 1969 and ringers from all round the globe have participated...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Sunday 10th August 2014, 19:15
Replies: 255
Views: 108,684
Posted By mike davidson
Hi Steve will be on the Kenya stand at the Bird...

Hi Steve

will be on the Kenya stand at the Bird Fair , hope to see you there . Now back resident in uk !
We will have copies of the excellent report on 42 years of ringing at Ngulia Lodge , tsavo ,...
Forum: Dorset Tuesday 15th July 2014, 06:32
Replies: 3,607
Views: 642,417
Posted By mike davidson
Ian I will have some copies of the report on...

Ian

I will have some copies of the report on bird ringing at Ngulia Lodge in Kenya over 42 years , a must for ringers at a cost of 7 . Can you please give me a the name of a person I can correspond...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th June 2014, 05:53
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By mike davidson
red kites

I had a trip to Brill near Oxford and back to Dorset, yesterday and saw upto 10 Red Kites on the way

Mike D
Forum: Dorset Monday 26th May 2014, 05:10
Replies: 3,607
Views: 642,417
Posted By mike davidson
Many thanks , will try your route in next few...

Many thanks , will try your route in next few days

Mike
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