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Forum: Gambia Wednesday 26th February 2020, 16:45
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By BruceBerman
I hired Musa Manneh this past December 2019....

I hired Musa Manneh this past December 2019. https://sites.google.com/site/musamannehbirdwatchingtours/about-me
My wife and I traveled with him upriver for 6 days and also birded what they call the...
Forum: Indonesia Sunday 23rd February 2020, 22:35
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By BruceBerman
Any feedback on the VIT (Vacation Indonesia Tours) Tour Company?

Hello Fellow Obsessives,

My gf and I have decided to bird Sulawesi and Halmahera for about 28 days. We've narrowed down our best options for a guide/guiding outfitter for the entire time and have...
Forum: Indonesia Tuesday 18th February 2020, 05:54
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By BruceBerman
Is Sulawesi Safe, especially Lore Lindu?

The title just about says it all. There are warnings by various governments about possible terrorism and civil unrest in Central Sulawesi and a map showing the "dangerous" area does include that...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 17th February 2020, 19:40
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By BruceBerman
After a few minor disasters with guides who were...

After a few minor disasters with guides who were actually "nature guides" but not specifically birding guides in Costa Rica, I'd definitely be interested in something like this on the forum.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 17th February 2020, 19:35
Replies: 121
Views: 68,617
Posted By BruceBerman
Truly! Whenever I travel I have to brush-up on...

Truly! Whenever I travel I have to brush-up on metric. It's ridiculous that the American people do not switch to it.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 4th February 2020, 03:51
Replies: 121
Views: 68,617
Posted By BruceBerman
Review of "BIRDS OF THE GREATER SUNDAS, THE...

Review of "BIRDS OF THE GREATER SUNDAS, THE PHILIPPINES AND WALLACEA" by Arlott, Princeton Illustrated Checklists, to be subsequently referred to as GSPW.
The first fact to report is that I have not...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 3rd February 2020, 00:13
Replies: 121
Views: 68,617
Posted By BruceBerman
Tell you what. I'll get it and post a review. The...

Tell you what. I'll get it and post a review. The maps would be a pain, but there is a work-around if I feel like doing a little work, which I will.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 2nd February 2020, 23:35
Replies: 121
Views: 68,617
Posted By BruceBerman
Thanks for replying. I do intend to purchase the...

Thanks for replying. I do intend to purchase the Myers Borneo Book. Jim and Andy, do you know anything about this publication: "Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea (Princeton...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 2nd February 2020, 21:54
Replies: 121
Views: 68,617
Posted By BruceBerman
Andy, isn't there something out there that's more...

Andy, isn't there something out there that's more like a softback field guide that you can recommend?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 2nd February 2020, 21:10
Replies: 121
Views: 68,617
Posted By BruceBerman
Go To Field Guides for Sulawesi AND Malaysian Borneo?

It looks as though I'll be fortunate enough to bird on both of these islands.

I've seen that there are a number of field guides out there including some newer editions. I realize I'll probably need...
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 19:47
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
Thanks again for the input. The research will...

Thanks again for the input. The research will take weeks!
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Saturday 18th January 2020, 03:18
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
Thank you all for the input. Bali and Java are a...

Thank you all for the input. Bali and Java are a must for the cultural experiences available there. I did get my gf to agree to extend the trip to 10 weeks. I'm figuring 4 weeks in Java and Bali and...
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Saturday 18th January 2020, 03:14
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
I already downloaded your report before posting...

I already downloaded your report before posting this. Thanks Steve, for the reply and the report!
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 15th January 2020, 17:35
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
Hi Andy, Absolutely, we would bird Halmahera also.

Hi Andy,
Absolutely, we would bird Halmahera also.
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 15th January 2020, 00:54
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
Thanks, Andy. Cost is always a factor, but this...

Thanks, Andy. Cost is always a factor, but this will be my only trip of the year so I can spend a bit more. I'm hoping to see as many species as possible. I have an annual target number of 400 (I...
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Tuesday 14th January 2020, 23:10
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
Thank you DMW. I'm thinking Malaysian Borneo vs....

Thank you DMW. I'm thinking Malaysian Borneo vs. both north and south Sulawesi.
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Tuesday 14th January 2020, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By BruceBerman
Relationship help needed: Borneo vs. Sulawesi

Hi Folks,

My gf and I are planning a 2 month trip to Indonesia Aug-Oct 2020. She IS a birder but we also want to see cultural stuff, which we'll do mostly on Bali and Java (where we will also...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 11th January 2020, 06:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,653
Posted By BruceBerman
I also wish I had seen this earlier, but I was...

I also wish I had seen this earlier, but I was birding in Morocco, Senegal and The Gambia. Ecuador is on my list for later this year or early next year. The Amazon is where we want to go. If you can...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 7th January 2020, 01:46
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By BruceBerman
Hi Kaylie, That sounds like a GREAT trip. I've...

Hi Kaylie,

That sounds like a GREAT trip. I've birded most of it and you should get some great birds. I totally agree with your caution. Good idea!

I live in southeast Arizona in April and May....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 29th December 2019, 04:37
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BruceBerman
Jon, :)

Jon, :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th December 2019, 21:59
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BruceBerman
Thank you for that interesting tidbit JWN! I just...

Thank you for that interesting tidbit JWN! I just found this last sentence in my "Birds of Senegal and The Gambia" field guide that I was not using in Morocco (Used "Birds of Europe" there):...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th December 2019, 20:21
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By BruceBerman
Thank you all for your input. Any additional...

Thank you all for your input. Any additional ideas are welcome.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 28th December 2019, 00:20
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By BruceBerman
Unfortunately, these are the only photos I have....

Unfortunately, these are the only photos I have. I was thinking that the supercilium was too pronounced for a Chiffchaff, but I'm certainly not good with these unfamiliar birds. Is the bill too stout...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th December 2019, 19:44
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BruceBerman
Thanks, Alexander. Yes, it does look like a...

Thanks, Alexander. Yes, it does look like a species of Reed Warbler. Looking at the ebird reports, I would guess it is the Eurasian Reed Warbler (new name) since the African Reed Warbler has not been...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th December 2019, 18:57
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BruceBerman
Second of Two Warblers seen near Merzouga, Morocco - ID Help Needed

Hello Again,

Here's bird #2. This one REALLY has me stumped! Thank you for any help you can give. It was seen near the Erg Chebbi Dunes in Tamarisk Trees on November 1. (I just got back from that...
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