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Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 13th July 2018, 17:36
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By benmacdonald
Amended to 1 week (weekday-wise) trip. Georgia...

Amended to 1 week (weekday-wise) trip. Georgia only. 9-16 September.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 13th July 2018, 17:36
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By benmacdonald
Verde - 20-27 October inclusive

Have now moved this trip forward, and shortened slightly, for autumn half term. Also far better chances of seabirds and red-footed booby.

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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 9th July 2018, 22:39
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By benmacdonald
Gibraltar - Ruppell's Vulture & Elegant Tern

A short trip report with detailed GPS details of how to locate Ruppell's Vultures around Tarifa, Spain and Gibraltar area now available via my website at

www.ben-macdonald.co.uk

Also notes on...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 2nd July 2018, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By benmacdonald
Dates now locked down to 11-15 August (all...

Dates now locked down to 11-15 August (all species will still be present) with 2 participants. Sharing the fish owl trip reduces costs, so PM if interested.

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Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 29th June 2018, 20:44
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By benmacdonald
Places still available and some flexibility on...

Places still available and some flexibility on dates if this affects a decision. B
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 28th June 2018, 17:35
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By benmacdonald
Borneo: Mulu & Bako National Parks

A report on the many species of note observed in Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, in September 2016 and 2017, during a filming trip, is now online via my website and attached to this posting. It...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 26th June 2018, 23:00
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By benmacdonald
FYI other birders, Jul/Aug dates are still...

FYI other birders, Jul/Aug dates are still flexible, so please chip in if you're keen but want to try at another time. B
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 25th June 2018, 22:54
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By benmacdonald
Kelvin, currently examining 12-16 July inclusive....

Kelvin, currently examining 12-16 July inclusive. PM me if this works or tweak by a few days. I'll then get in touch with details. B
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 24th June 2018, 21:23
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By benmacdonald
Turkey Mini-trip Jul or Aug (Fish Owl, Babbler)

This would just be a quick trip of 4 days max in-country to see the following:

Fly UK to Antalya
Brown Fish Owls (guided or boat as seems best - can discuss)

Fly internally to Birecik

Iraq...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 24th June 2018, 20:39
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By benmacdonald
Georgia Armenia 7-19 September 2018

Anyone who has read recent reports (see Azerbaijan) on Birdforum will know I'm scaling up my birding efforts in the WP and am now planning the second part of a Big Caucasus trip for this September. ...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 21st June 2018, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By benmacdonald
Steve, yes, it was one of few countries where the...

Steve, yes, it was one of few countries where the degree of hassle really did impinge on my focus/enjoyment of the birding, from the police to the shepherd dogs in particular. That said, I do intend...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 20th June 2018, 18:51
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By benmacdonald
Sumatra: Leuser Ecosystem

Report attached from a filming visit to Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra. Includes some notes on charismatic mammal fauna (Sumatran orangutan, tiger and Siamang etc.) and around 100 bird species recorded...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 19th June 2018, 21:40
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By benmacdonald
Netherlands (LWFG Special) - Dec 2016

A specialised winter trip report to locate wild wintering Lesser White-fronted Geese. Report focuses on this species in great detail, with GPS sites for the two key wintering areas and explanations...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 19th June 2018, 19:53
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By benmacdonald
Mongolia (Hustai NP) - June 2016

A short trip report on Hustai National Park, Mongolia, in summer. This was a filming trip so lots of field time but without specifically targeting any species in particular. That said, the park...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 18th June 2018, 20:37
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By benmacdonald
Astrakhan Steppes (WP Russia) - 2016

This report might interest those who feel like exploring a new and relatively little-known corner of the Western Palearctic: the steppes north of the Caspian Sea. In fairness, most of these species,...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 18th June 2018, 20:13
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By benmacdonald
Thanks Deb - rest assured I've kept the GSE eagle...

Thanks Deb - rest assured I've kept the GSE eagle sites vague enough that people can view the birds without disturbing nests. Glad you found it helpful. Yes, the cover took a long time to get...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 18th June 2018, 18:30
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By benmacdonald
Pete. NOW ONLINE. My uploader has been giving...

Pete. NOW ONLINE. My uploader has been giving me a few issues recently. Hope you find it useful.

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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 17th June 2018, 22:41
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By benmacdonald
Eastern Poland 2016 online (GPS Guide)

Following yesterday's upload, I'm pleased to say Eastern Poland (April 2016) is now online via my website (search Ben Macdonald and go to Birds section, navigate to bottom of page). Hopefully it...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 17th June 2018, 22:20
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By benmacdonald
Paul - not at all, very glad to have it hosted on...

Paul - not at all, very glad to have it hosted on BF. Not often (ever) I get one up on such a dedicated list as yourself. Feel free to PM me for details if required.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 17th June 2018, 12:10
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By benmacdonald
Nick - NOW WORKING. On website. B

Nick - NOW WORKING. On website.

B
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 17th June 2018, 12:04
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By benmacdonald
Thanks for your kind words, much appreciated -...

Thanks for your kind words, much appreciated - please let me resolve this on my site. It's a Sunday, so am guessing CBirders will get the report uploaded in a few days. B
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 16th June 2018, 21:47
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By benmacdonald
Azerbaijan & Nakhchivan (inc. Caspian Tit)

Regrettably this trip report cannot be pasted into BirdForum, and hopefully will not be removed as a result, but for the community here, there is now an extremely detailed Azerbaijan 2017 trip report...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 18th February 2018, 18:33
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By benmacdonald
Paul, Thank you very much indeed, yes, Big WP...

Paul,

Thank you very much indeed, yes, Big WP seemed to operate an amazingly tight ship throughout, so I'll follow your recommendations. If you feel willing, please do PM me locations for the...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 15th February 2018, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By benmacdonald
Stephen, well-spotted. The * should in fact...

Stephen, well-spotted. The * should in fact refer to the now extinct, or at least very nomadic, 1-2 female Magnificent Frigatebirds on the island.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 15th February 2018, 21:21
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By benmacdonald
David, thank you very much indeed. Ben

David, thank you very much indeed.
Ben
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