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Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 17th October 2018, 19:34
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Posted By Xenospiza
It is not mentioned in this review...

It is not mentioned in this review though:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281712900_New_World_vagrants_on_Corvo_Azores_a_10-year_review/link/5ad389afa6fdcc29357fefb1/download
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 17th October 2018, 19:30
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
This Dutch one was not taken seriously:...

This Dutch one was not taken seriously: https://waarneming.nl/foto/view/12237185
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 21:49
Replies: 127
Views: 3,788
Posted By Xenospiza
Agree, but still better than Lesser Scaup.

Agree, but still better than Lesser Scaup.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 12th October 2018, 16:50
Replies: 127
Views: 3,788
Posted By Xenospiza
Mine was pretty underwhelming as well. ID...

Mine was pretty underwhelming as well. ID possible from pictures – that I could not (and cannot) take with my camera. Most swiftlets and Chaetura swifts were better!

Gulls are all fine... as long as...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 11th October 2018, 21:53
Replies: 127
Views: 3,788
Posted By Xenospiza
I saw my first countable Semipalmated Sandpiper...

I saw my first countable Semipalmated Sandpiper in 1998, two days after one that was (eventually) not accepted, so I did not really think it was a tick at the time. Neither one I saw particularly...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th October 2018, 19:00
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Xenospiza
In western Germany, it has been dry for months...

In western Germany, it has been dry for months (ground water levels are down by almost a foot). The rowans look pityful, but strangely they carry many berries.

Some other crops of interest to...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 9th October 2018, 19:36
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
Still early for OBP, but there were a few in the...

Still early for OBP, but there were a few in the Netherlands over the last few days, especially on 7 October, but most of them in flight and identified on call...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 8th October 2018, 18:03
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
A Sardinian Warbler that was caught on 28 August...

A Sardinian Warbler that was caught on 28 August in Oostermeer/Eastermar*, the Netherlands, was recaptured today! Not seen in between...
(*That's not an attempt at an English translation, it's the...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 4th October 2018, 17:46
Replies: 127
Views: 6,152
Posted By Xenospiza
On my Dutch list, nr 400 used to be Red-eyed...

On my Dutch list, nr 400 used to be Red-eyed Vireo, so I'll stick with that. There is the grim possibility that with international taxonomy, nr 400 would change to something with high plastic...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 4th October 2018, 10:23
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Xenospiza
Just to the southwest, Estonia is pretty much...

Just to the southwest, Estonia is pretty much 100% Wren territory according to observation.org.
There is only one observation from St Petersburg (at the Kirov Central Park in 2015), but very few...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By Xenospiza
Some observations were entered into ebird today...

Some observations were entered into ebird today (the first of the season).
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 21:01
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
The fourth Moustached Warbler for Luxemburg was...

The fourth Moustached Warbler for Luxemburg was caught at Remerschen today: https://www.ornitho.de/index.php?m_id=54&mid=418247 (all previous birds were caught at Schlammwiss, Schuttrange, with the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st October 2018, 17:03
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Xenospiza
Just a tiny bit better than my migration site on...

Just a tiny bit better than my migration site on trektellen... very nice!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 30th September 2018, 18:08
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
Happy to hear it's interesting somewhere.

Happy to hear it's interesting somewhere.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 28th September 2018, 21:11
Replies: 176
Views: 10,108
Posted By Xenospiza
I saw one in 2009 (Thanet), but don't know if...

I saw one in 2009 (Thanet), but don't know if there were any others later. A few years without any frost and one should straggle across again.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 26th September 2018, 16:28
Replies: 176
Views: 10,108
Posted By Xenospiza
It will likely soon stop being a description...

It will likely soon stop being a description species in the Netherlands!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 25th September 2018, 20:41
Replies: 176
Views: 10,108
Posted By Xenospiza
Overdue: Griffon Vulture Never again:...

Overdue: Griffon Vulture

Never again: Golden-winged Warbler
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 24th September 2018, 18:40
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
A Roller was found on Texel, the Netherlands this...

A Roller was found on Texel, the Netherlands this evening. Pictures are quite gripping:
https://waarneming.nl/soort/photos/323?from=2018-09-24&to=2018-09-24
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 20th September 2018, 21:27
Replies: 5,204
Views: 722,770
Posted By Xenospiza
A White Ibis in the Netherlands yesterday. That's...

A White Ibis in the Netherlands yesterday. That's about the level of excitement.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 16th September 2018, 21:37
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Xenospiza
Here's a list of sites per province, with a...

Here's a list of sites per province, with a species list (including some for which you will not get an exact location). You can change the language of the list into...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 16th September 2018, 21:21
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Xenospiza
First start at waarneming.nl where sightings for...

First start at waarneming.nl where sightings for most of these are available.

The prime site is the Weerribben where all of the ones labelled "easy" in the list below occur.
You'll need a few visits...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th September 2018, 17:15
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Xenospiza
Chaffinch

Chaffinch
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 2nd September 2018, 08:23
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Xenospiza
Rhinagrion mima. Not a very nice picture in that...

Rhinagrion mima. Not a very nice picture in that field guide!
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 29th August 2018, 19:51
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Xenospiza
No need to have a login.

No need to have a login.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 28th August 2018, 21:39
Replies: 126
Views: 7,199
Posted By Xenospiza
The tail looks remarkably similar to a bird that...

The tail looks remarkably similar to a bird that was seen in the Netherlands in September 2016.
This was not accepted (partly on the basis of the state of its tail). Interesting coincidence...
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