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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 29th August 2019, 02:14
Replies: 312
Views: 72,474
Posted By mcali
I bumped into one of the artists for the Brazil...

I bumped into one of the artists for the Brazil book recently. It sounds like it is still some way off.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 20th November 2018, 00:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By mcali
Birdsong by Don Stap. I really enjoyed that book...

Birdsong by Don Stap. I really enjoyed that book and also learnt a lot. (I also really liked his other book - a parrot without a name)
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 24th March 2017, 12:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By mcali
Thanks John Yes apparently they have been...

Thanks John
Yes apparently they have been introducing them to the Disney preserve and the program has been quite successful.
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 23rd March 2017, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By mcali
Red-cockaded Woodpeckers near Orlando

Hi
I'm going to Orlando (Disney of course) in April with the family, but will have a morning to go birding. I've been looking at sites within a reasonable distance for Red-cockaded Woodpeckers and...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 8th August 2015, 21:07
Replies: 94
Views: 16,133
Posted By mcali
Is there a way to see your life list on the...

Is there a way to see your life list on the mobile app for iGoTerra? I would like to have my life list with me when i travel but I'm having trouble finding an app that will let me do that.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 7th May 2014, 21:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
Bahia Principe de Coba

The thrid resort I'll cover is the Bahia Principe de Coba, which we stayed in last March (along with my mother ("the babysitter")) who had joined us from England. This resort is sprawling, and is...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 10th April 2014, 12:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
The two i mention above plus the third i will...

The two i mention above plus the third i will cover later are all walking distance to at least some natural area. i would say that the hotel i will cover next - the Bahia Principe - has the most...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 10th April 2014, 01:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
Yes Feb or March is a good time to go because you...

Yes Feb or March is a good time to go because you have a lot of migrants from the north at that time. Lots of wood-warblers and vireos.

i have in fact been to Cuba on a family holiday. We stayed...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 9th April 2014, 01:21
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
My guide for this excursion was Gerado Hernandez...

My guide for this excursion was Gerado Hernandez Vazquez. I was very happy with his services. He was cheaper than Luis Ku but I would say his skills were on a par. He drove himself, unlike Luis...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 30th March 2014, 17:53
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
Grand Velas: Puerto Vallarta

Our next family holiday to Mexico was on the other side of the country, on the Pacific coast. The bird families here are similar to the Yucatan but the species are very different. I chose the Grand...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 30th March 2014, 16:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
I envy your Chat Steve! I have an almost...

I envy your Chat Steve! I have an almost identical photo of a trogon from Muyil - although in my case its a Violaceous rather than Black-headed.

Apparently Luis does a night trip to get Yucatan...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 19th March 2014, 01:33
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
Before travelling to Mexico I had contacted Luis...

Before travelling to Mexico I had contacted Luis Ku, a fairly well-known bird guide in the Yucatan area. As others have mentioned, he is not cheap, but he does know the birds and their calls. Luis...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 16th March 2014, 23:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort This place is about...

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

This place is about 45mins south of Cancun, just north of Playa Del Carmen. I chose it because it had good facilities for kids, and it seemed to have some areas of scrub...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 16th March 2014, 17:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,760
Posted By mcali
Notes from vacations in Mexico

Over the past couple of years I've been to Mexico 3 times on family vacations, twice to Yucatan and once to Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast. The emphasis has always been on the family, but I...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 10th March 2013, 13:07
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By mcali
Very nice report. You did well. A lot of people...

Very nice report. You did well. A lot of people miss Royal Cinclodes for example.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th August 2010, 00:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By mcali
#2 looks like semipalmated sandpiper to me.

#2 looks like semipalmated sandpiper to me.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 28th July 2010, 23:13
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By mcali
I also saw them there. It was a February I think.

I also saw them there. It was a February I think.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th July 2010, 23:01
Replies: 707
Views: 136,075
Posted By mcali
Has anyone seen Long-Whiskered Owlet?

Has anyone seen Long-Whiskered Owlet?
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 14th March 2010, 22:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,908
Posted By mcali
247998Spruce Grouse are not easy to find. ...

247998Spruce Grouse are not easy to find. However there is an organised trip to Algonquin each April where they are more or less guaranteed.
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 6th January 2010, 00:49
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By mcali
Welcome

I'm also a brit in Ontario (there seem to be quite a few). Glad to have you here.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 24th December 2009, 22:25
Replies: 17
Views: 5,167
Posted By mcali
Looks beautiful. Somewhere I've always wanted to...

Looks beautiful. Somewhere I've always wanted to visit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 24th December 2009, 22:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,912
Posted By mcali
Number 3 looks like Amazilia Hummer

Number 3 looks like Amazilia Hummer
Forum: Hummingbirds Tuesday 3rd November 2009, 13:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By mcali
Marvellous Spatuletail display filmed

This is amazing footage. I was fortunate enough to see these little gems in peru last year.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8338000/8338728.stm
Forum: Canada Wednesday 23rd September 2009, 17:34
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By mcali
Hi I can give you a bit of help since I have been...

Hi
I can give you a bit of help since I have been living in Toronto for just over a year now. Long Point itself is a good place for birding. It is one of the best places in Ontario for Cerulean and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 7th June 2009, 15:41
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By mcali
Thanks. The dark lores confused me a bit, but...

Thanks. The dark lores confused me a bit, but overall it does look like a Warbling.
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