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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd December 2018, 09:35
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Portland Australia

Any ideas
Cheers
Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 6th November 2018, 20:05
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Brill.Christina...first the Rosefinch now...

Brill.Christina...first the Rosefinch now this..You are the man! Well Women!
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 4th November 2018, 19:07
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
[QUOTE=Mike Montier;3783020]A fabulous day spent...

[QUOTE=Mike Montier;3783020]A fabulous day spent walking the valley down from the monastery at Lluc. I believe it is one of the best walks on the Island with some brilliant birds.
Today there were a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 31st October 2018, 08:47
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Mcnswiss2
I used my computer to enhance the stripes...

I used my computer to enhance the stripes etc..there are rumours of humes warbler in the area..any comments on the photo?
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 29th October 2018, 17:42
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Wet walk along Matistany Birds seen included...

Wet walk along Matistany

Birds seen included Little Egrets, Little Grebes, Common Pochards, Kestrels.

Interesting to see several swallows, sandmartins and house martins feeding. I would have...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 29th October 2018, 09:51
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
The European Butterfly Group has great...

The European Butterfly Group has great information including Spanish Butterflies

http://www.european-butterflies.org.uk/countries.html

Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 28th October 2018, 18:20
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
A wet walk along Can Cuarassa. Cetti and...

A wet walk along Can Cuarassa.
Cetti and Sardinian warblers, Cattle, Great and little Egrets, Flyover Night Heron, Kestrels, Stonechats, Goldfinches and Serins. 2 Water Rails calling.
5 dark...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 27th October 2018, 12:55
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Short visit to S’Albuferata before the...

Short visit to S’Albuferata before the deluge.
Birds seen included: RF Partridges, Great, Little and Cattle Egrets, Kestrels, Marsh Harriers, Redshanks, Greenshanks, Green Sandpipers, Purple Heron,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 27th October 2018, 12:18
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Hi Mike Yes, it's the larva of Agrius...

Hi Mike

Yes, it's the larva of Agrius convolvuli. Just for the record, where did you see it.

Martin[/QUOTE]

Hi Martin

In Campanet..co ordinates here
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th October 2018, 20:04
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Views: 394
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Brill..Thanks

Brill..Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th October 2018, 19:39
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Views: 394
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Any thoughts from Mallorca?

Any thoughts from Mallorca?
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 26th October 2018, 19:34
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Any news about the 2017 Balearic Bird...

Any news about the 2017 Balearic Bird report?

https://www.gobmallorca.com/informa-t/publicacions/content/384-balearic-bird-report
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 26th October 2018, 19:13
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
A great trip to Portcolom to meet up with the big...

A great trip to Portcolom to meet up with the big Cheese Mike M. and his wonderful wife Jane.
Thanks for a great and memorable day.
Birds see in this wonderful place included: Peregrine, Kestrels,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 26th October 2018, 19:01
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
An Hawkmoth caterpillar was seen..possible Agrius...

An Hawkmoth caterpillar was seen..possible Agrius Convolvuli. (see earlier post)[/QUOTE]


Any confirmations?

Great website

http://tpittaway.tripod.com/sphinx/a_con.htm

Cheers
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 24th October 2018, 19:31
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
A few short visits to Campanet (Fincas and...

A few short visits to Campanet (Fincas and Farms), Son Serra de Marina (sea and sand dunes), Betlem (sea and mountains).
Birds seen included Audouin gulls, Turnstones (8), Kentish and little plovers,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 22nd October 2018, 22:59
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Evening walk along fishermans path in Cala san...

Evening walk along fishermans path in Cala san Vincente.
Birds seen included 2 balearic warblers, sardinian warblers, black redstart, 2 blue rock thrushes, 2 Ravens, Booted Eagle, Kestrel,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 22nd October 2018, 10:56
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Thanks Pere for the update. Sad situation indeed....

Thanks Pere for the update. Sad situation indeed. Hopefully the old system will be reintroduced.
Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 21st October 2018, 20:54
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Maybe African Monarch or plain tiger...

Maybe African Monarch or plain tiger butterfly...there have been several seen in the past.

https://www.descobreixmenorca.com/en/butterflies-of-menorca/plain-tiger/
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 21st October 2018, 18:02
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Mike, You never mentioned Robins! Sunday walk...

Mike, You never mentioned Robins!
Sunday walk around Son Real.
Very quiet except for Robins, sardinian warblers, Hoopoes, RF Partridges, etc.
Did I mention Robins..Nothing at the hide except Robins...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 21st October 2018, 10:03
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Thks Mike Here are the...

Thks Mike
Here are the links
http://www.ajpollenca.net/ca/visites-ternelles

As you see Pollensa Officials are no longer offering the permit. You have to go to the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 20th October 2018, 21:44
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Views: 92,420
Posted By Mcnswiss2
A walk to the enterence of Ternelles Valley near...

A walk to the enterence of Ternelles Valley near Pollensa.

6 Black vultures, 5 Griffon Vultures, Red Kite, Kestrel, Gray wagtails, Blue Rockthrush, Crag Martins,and Ravens seen.

Mike, regarding...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 19th October 2018, 18:04
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Best place I found for seeing shearwaters close...

Best place I found for seeing shearwaters close is at Cap de Pera near Cala Ratjada, Cala san Vincente and Formentor as Mike said
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 17th October 2018, 20:34
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Visit to Albufera, Depuradora and...

Visit to Albufera, Depuradora and S’Amarador.
Great to see John and Liz (beckcottage birder).
Birds seen included 2 Spoonbills, 1 Glossy Ibis, 1 Osprey, Marsh Harriers, Kestrels, Snipes, Spotted...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 13th October 2018, 20:12
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Sorry, just returned from walk along the sands in...

Sorry, just returned from walk along the sands in Port de Pollensa. Several Audouins gulls, Yellow legged gulls and three sandwich terns on the rocks.
Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 13th October 2018, 17:29
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
Perfect Saturday. Visit to Albuferata tower,...

Perfect Saturday. Visit to Albuferata tower, Maristany and ending up with Marvellous presentation on Mallorcan Subspps at La Gola by Christina.(sorry for the bad photo).

Bird seen today included Red...
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