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Forum: Colorado Friday 13th December 2013, 00:37
Replies: 1
Views: 11,849
Posted By Gruff Dodd
RFI: Rosy Finch feeders near Georgetown

Hi, I'm heading over to Winter Park on a ski trip over Christmas / New Year, and have got one day free to do some birding.

Main aim will be to try to find Rosy Finches, hopefully all 3 species but I...
Forum: Turkey Tuesday 7th February 2012, 18:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Thanks Guy, that's really useful. Thinking about...

Thanks Guy, that's really useful.

Thinking about a visit late April so may be possible. If the trip goes ahead I'll let you know how I get on.

Thanks again,
Forum: Turkey Monday 30th January 2012, 00:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Nemrut Dagi (near Malatya)

Hi
Does anyone know the earliest that Red-tailed (Kurdish) Wheatear (Oenanthe xanthoprymna) could be reasonably expected at this site please?

Thanks.
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 3rd June 2011, 18:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By Gruff Dodd
That's a shame - have they not been seen at all...

That's a shame - have they not been seen at all this year? Is it possible that they could be further up or downstream, and if so is there any access to the river here?

Any other possible places...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Friday 27th May 2011, 20:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Birding near Beijing

Hello

A friend and I will have an afternoon and evening in Beijing on Saturday 24th June 2011, during a stop over on the way to Xining.

We are hoping to be able to go up to Huairou to look for the...
Forum: Italy Thursday 3rd March 2011, 20:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Sardinia in April

Thinking of making a short trip to Sardinia 2 - 4 April to hopefully look for:

Ashy-headed Wagtail - Motacilla flava cinereocapilla
Moltoni's Warbler - Sylvia (cantillans) moltonii
Spotted...
Forum: South Africa Saturday 2nd October 2010, 17:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Pro Bird Guides

Hi

Can anyone give me details please of any pro guides operating in the following areas of SA:

Memel
Underberg / Sani Pass / Creighton
Oribi Gorge / Port Shepstone
Ongoye Forest
Mkuze / St Lucia /...
Forum: California Thursday 3rd June 2010, 00:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Visit to Southern California - Sept 2010

Hi everyone

I may be visiting Southern California from Wales for a week at the beginning of September 2010.

This would be a family trip, based in Santa Monica, but I will have a rental car and...
Forum: New Zealand Monday 17th May 2010, 21:54
Replies: 9
Views: 2,758
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Info for a NZ visit - Oct 10

Hi

Hoping to visit NZ on a birding trip in october 2010. Planning proceeding quite well, but I would be extremely grateful for any answers to the following, please:

1. Brown Kiwi - Does anyone...
Forum: Morocco Thursday 6th May 2010, 16:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gruff Dodd
ID help - female Ficedula flycatcher

On a recent trip to Southern Morocco, I came across a female Ficedula flycatcher which I would appreciate some help in identifying.

The bird was seen on 3 May at the well known Scrub Warbler...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th May 2010, 15:59
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Morocco - flycatcher ID

On a recent trip to Southern Morocco, I came across a female Ficedula flycatcher which I would appreciate some help in identifying.

The bird was seen on 3 May near Errachidia. It was presumably on...
Forum: Morocco Friday 30th April 2010, 15:58
Replies: 5
Views: 2,640
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Fantastic info all - really appreciate it. I...

Fantastic info all - really appreciate it.

I will actually be starting my trip in Oukaimeden, so will definitely try the Asni road area - thanks very much!
Forum: Morocco Wednesday 21st April 2010, 19:38
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Thanks all - much appreciated.

Thanks all - much appreciated.
Forum: Morocco Saturday 17th April 2010, 18:47
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Thanks Acrocephalus, much appreciated!

Thanks Acrocephalus, much appreciated!
Forum: Morocco Saturday 17th April 2010, 10:35
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Saharan Olivaceous Warbler - Hippolais pallida reiseri

Hi

Anyone know where I might be able to get hold of a recording of the above taxon, please?

Thanks,

Gruff Dodd
Forum: Morocco Friday 16th April 2010, 21:43
Replies: 5
Views: 2,640
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Thanks for the info - much appreciated!

Thanks for the info - much appreciated!
Forum: Morocco Wednesday 7th April 2010, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 2,640
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Tristram's Warbler

I'm heading to Morocco for a long weekend's birding at the beginning of May 2010, covering the area between Marrakech and Boumalne des Dades.

I've managed to find excellent info on most of my target...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 28th March 2010, 11:27
Replies: 306
Views: 41,531
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Sleeper, thanks for the crossbill info - looks...

Sleeper, thanks for the crossbill info - looks like we will be staying quite close to Postage Stamp Wood, so could be a good bet.

Mike Montier - found the directions you posted last year about the...
Forum: Tanzania including Zanzibar Saturday 27th March 2010, 16:50
Replies: 0
Views: 3,310
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Jozani Forest, Zanzibar

Hi

I may be on Zanzibar for a few days in September 2010.

Does anyone know where I might be able to get hold of a checklist of birds at Jozani Forest, Zanzibar?

Thanks,

Gruff
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 25th March 2010, 17:24
Replies: 306
Views: 41,531
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Thanks all for the feedback - greatly...

Thanks all for the feedback - greatly appreciated.

Puerto Pollensa it is, by the looks of it.

Mike - if you could PM me directions for the Subalpines at Cuber, that would be greatly appreciated - I...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 24th March 2010, 17:45
Replies: 306
Views: 41,531
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Hi all Looks like I'm heading for Mallorca for a...

Hi all

Looks like I'm heading for Mallorca for a week in mid to late June 2010.

This will be a family holiday, so birding opportunities will probably be limited to short-range trips, with maybe a...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 20th January 2010, 22:47
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Thanks Vicente, that's good...

Thanks Vicente, that's good advice.

Saludos

Gruff
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 12th January 2010, 23:06
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Eduardo, Vicente - gracias ambos por su ayuda - I...

Eduardo, Vicente - gracias ambos por su ayuda - I am very grateful for the information.

Espero que podria visitar a las Tablas de Daimiel!

Saludos,

Gruff
Forum: Italy Tuesday 12th January 2010, 23:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By Gruff Dodd
Hi George Thanks for the reply - really...

Hi George

Thanks for the reply - really appreciate it.

Massaciuccoli looks like a good bet then, and a handy location for combining with the usual tourist sites as well!

Thanks again,

Gruff
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 6th January 2010, 23:31
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Gruff Dodd
RFI: Reed Buntings in Andalucia

Sorry to bother you again with another RFI, but does anyone have any info on where to find Reed Buntings of the subspecies witherbyi in Western Andalucia, please?

I may be taking a long weekend to...
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