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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 21st May 2019, 12:04
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Jens Thalund
Hi all, thanks for all your feedback …. I know...

Hi all,

thanks for all your feedback …. I know it's a diificult subject given the distance of the bird in the photos and the lack of knowledge on female/immature plumages in litterature, but it's...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th May 2019, 15:40
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Jens Thalund
Hej Niels, that doesn't make it any easier...

Hej Niels,

that doesn't make it any easier ;);)
Jens
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th May 2019, 12:35
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Jens Thalund
I agree that the amount of rufous on the rump...

I agree that the amount of rufous on the rump would suggest female Gorgeted Woodstar, but that would be even more out of place than Santa Marta Woodstar. It could also be the rufous undertail coverts...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 18th May 2019, 18:17
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Jens Thalund
Unidentified (Calliphox) Woodstar sp at Camarones, Guajira, Colombia..

On 7 May 2019 I was birding the dry shrub near Camarones, on the Caribbean coast in Northern Colombia, when I noticed a small hummingbird perched in the top of a bush some 25 meters away.

I quickly...
Forum: Colombia Saturday 18th May 2019, 18:12
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Jens Thalund
Selv go'morn Niels, I had thought of this, but...

Selv go'morn Niels,

I had thought of this, but felt it was more appropriate in the Colombia section, as it would target a rather narrow group of users with (hopefully) more knowledge of this group...
Forum: Colombia Saturday 18th May 2019, 10:18
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Jens Thalund
No, you've got the right Camarones....and...

No, you've got the right Camarones....and Woodstars are definately not part of the usual hummingbirds there.
Whichever Woodstar it is, it's way off course, even if it is a Santa Marta Woodstar, which...
Forum: Colombia Friday 17th May 2019, 18:59
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Jens Thalund
Unidentified (Calliphox) Woodstar sp at Camarones

On 7 May 2019 I was birding the dry shrub near Camarones, on the Caribbean coast in Northern Colombia, when I noticed a small hummingbird perched in the top of a bush some 25 meters away.
I quickly...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 8th February 2019, 12:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,999
Posted By Jens Thalund
Harike and wintering Yellow-eyed Pigeons (up to...

Harike and wintering Yellow-eyed Pigeons (up to 2000) are mentioned in Krys Kazmierczak ''A birdwatchers guide to India. It was published in 1998, but when I visited in March 2003 I didn't see a...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 11th October 2018, 13:18
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Jens Thalund
Looking at records on eBird there seems to be...

Looking at records on eBird there seems to be birds present year round, maybe except January and February, but anywhere along the coast, around estuaries and fishing harbours, could be worth a...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 26th September 2018, 14:10
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Jens Thalund
Hi Dieter, I birded the area on my own a few...

Hi Dieter,
I birded the area on my own a few (10!) years back, and birding on your own was easily doable, but to see some of the scarcer specialities in Arabuko Sokoke, I hired a guide for a day, who...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 16th August 2018, 18:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jens Thalund
Nemrut Dagi in SE Turkey is also worth a visit,...

Nemrut Dagi in SE Turkey is also worth a visit, with Snow Finch around the statues at the archeological site on the mountain top. Supporting cast in late May early June is not too shabby either, with...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 1st July 2018, 11:56
Replies: 44
Views: 4,006
Posted By Jens Thalund
Thanks for sharing Florian, it definately put...

Thanks for sharing Florian, it definately put Tajikistan on my 'to-go-to list' ;-) As if the awesome birds are not enough, your photos and descriptions of the landscapes and culture are truly...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th June 2018, 17:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,450
Posted By Jens Thalund
Excellent trip Diedert . I'm already in contact...

Excellent trip Diedert . I'm already in contact with Karim about visiting next year:D


Jens
Forum: Illinois Saturday 24th March 2018, 12:04
Replies: 0
Views: 2,505
Posted By Jens Thalund
Northern Saw-whet Owl in Morton Arboretum

Hi,
I'll probably have a chance to go for this continuing bird during Easter, and would like to know, if anyone has some more specific details of it's whereabouts. On eBird it mentions the Conifer...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 8th March 2018, 16:22
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Jens Thalund
In September birds like Blue-headed Wood Dove,...

In September birds like Blue-headed Wood Dove, Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo, Forest Robin and Rufous-sided Broadbill were commonly heard, but hard to see, but in the end a few of them gave themselves up....
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 28th February 2018, 16:26
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Jens Thalund
I did a three week trip to Ghana on public...

I did a three week trip to Ghana on public transport some years back, and it's easily doable - as long as you're not in a rush, because most bushtaxis won't go before every seat is occupied. At least...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 8th February 2018, 12:55
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Jens Thalund
Hello Dieter, a friend and I spent 3 months in...

Hello Dieter,

a friend and I spent 3 months in Beidaihe back in 1994 (March-June), and did all birding around the place by bicycle, but I'm not sure about the state of the birding sites now.

During...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 15th October 2017, 23:05
Replies: 31
Views: 4,077
Posted By Jens Thalund
I had 2-3 birds in Panti Forest in July this...

I had 2-3 birds in Panti Forest in July this year, with one bird close enough to the road, that I gave it a try. Walked 25 meters inside, found a good vantage point, whistled the call a few times,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 15th June 2017, 18:47
Replies: 60
Views: 21,112
Posted By Jens Thalund
Publication seems to be just around the corner...

Publication seems to be just around the corner now (?) - 31 August 2017 at a price of 53 GBP for both volumes at bookdepository here...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 27th May 2017, 14:52
Replies: 28
Views: 15,505
Posted By Jens Thalund
Funny, it's one of the few airports where I...

Funny, it's one of the few airports where I would'nt be too concerned with such transfer times, as opposed to CDG or Heathrow, but I guess it's always down to one single bad experience, which will...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 3rd April 2017, 16:05
Replies: 29
Views: 5,518
Posted By Jens Thalund
I can only second, that self drive in Namibia is...

I can only second, that self drive in Namibia is a great experience.

Some years back I took advantage of cheap flights to Johannesburg, from where I drove up to the Caprivi strip through Botswana,...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 18th January 2017, 18:07
Replies: 114
Views: 10,812
Posted By Jens Thalund
Great Read Jos......as always! I didn't...

Great Read Jos......as always!

I didn't consider, that you would have to bring a 7 year old across the river as well, so probably a good thing that you got lucky with DSP on the near bank.

I...
Forum: Indonesia Sunday 15th January 2017, 17:58
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Jens Thalund
Pied Bronze Cuckoo on Halmahera ?

While leafing through the new birdguide to Indonesia - Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago - I looked at the distribution map for Pied Bronze Cuckoo and was a little confused, as the range only...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 24th November 2016, 14:19
Replies: 66
Views: 31,151
Posted By Jens Thalund
A few more samples of the illustrations by the...

A few more samples of the illustrations by the Danish artist Carl Christian Tofte here (http://carlchristiantofte.blogspot.dk/p/field-guide-illustrations-south-america.html).

Jens
Forum: Sea Watch Tuesday 15th November 2016, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 3,733
Posted By Jens Thalund
Funny thing about the Humboldts - they were often...

Funny thing about the Humboldts - they were often hard to spot in the swells, lying low in the water, but the overhead group of fishing Inca Terns quickly revealed their whereabouts.....beautiful...
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