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Forum: Norway Yesterday, 20:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By wintibird
Not sure if 20 years old gem is really...

Not sure if 20 years old gem is really useful.....;)
I do remember seeing them at the ponds near the airport (actually mating on my rubber boots...) and close to the dog kennels, probably the very...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 19th June 2018, 13:37
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By wintibird
That is correct, however most probably never...

That is correct, however most probably never happens. I have seen birds with a neck collar and three rings on their legs, I can't remember any bird with more than 4 markings that I'v seen.

André
Forum: Norway Monday 18th June 2018, 09:27
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By wintibird
The observations in Kiberg and Andersby are...

The observations in Kiberg and Andersby are refering to King Eider, not Steller's Eider.
Forum: Norway Sunday 10th June 2018, 19:05
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By wintibird
eBird shows one record from 6. June in Vardo of 2...

eBird shows one record from 6. June in Vardo of 2 Steller's Eider and 2 King Eider at Kiberg on the same date. Also two King Eider at Andersby on 5. June.

André
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 28th May 2018, 07:25
Replies: 69
Views: 14,138
Posted By wintibird
The splits will be done in IOC 8.2. IOC will then...

The splits will be done in IOC 8.2. IOC will then have Maghreb Magpie (Pica mauritanica), Asir Magpie (Pica asirensis), Black-rumped Magpie (Pica bottanensis), Oriental Magpie (Pica serica, includes...
Forum: Germany Thursday 24th May 2018, 07:25
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By wintibird
It absolutely is. Great Grey Shrike is a victim...

It absolutely is. Great Grey Shrike is a victim of industrial agriculture and has disappeared over much of Europe as a breeding bird.

André
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th May 2018, 09:35
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By wintibird
I have to agree with Andy here, that's definitely...

I have to agree with Andy here, that's definitely a Somali Sparrow. The crown is all brown (no grey like in House Sparrow) but not as rufous as in breeding plumage. Also the upperparts are different...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 26th April 2018, 10:12
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By wintibird
I saw a bird at the end of July in the...

I saw a bird at the end of July in the Chiricahuas, Arizona. We were based in Portal. However, it wasn't the easiest bird to find, so best to plan some days up there.

André
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th February 2018, 15:02
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By wintibird
I get the message: The link you followed may have...

I get the message: The link you followed may have expired, or the Page may only be visible to an audience that you aren't in.

Could you post the pic here directly?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 1st February 2018, 10:57
Replies: 472
Views: 76,510
Posted By wintibird
Now up to 82 species (including 8 heard only)....

Now up to 82 species (including 8 heard only). Latest addition was a nice Pel's Fishing Owl in Uganda.

André
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 30th December 2017, 14:16
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By wintibird
...and having the dogs with you doesn't help at...

...and having the dogs with you doesn't help at all. Go out without them and your chances will be much better....

André
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 18th December 2017, 19:15
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By wintibird
There are several good spots in Lanzarote: ...

There are several good spots in Lanzarote:

Around Playa Blanca (southern tip of the island): sometimes good birds in the hotel grounds, Houbara Bustard and Cream-coloured Courser around the cement...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 4th December 2017, 11:12
Replies: 2,876
Views: 468,152
Posted By wintibird
They got the Pine Bunting this morning in...

They got the Pine Bunting this morning in southern Switzerland! :t:

André
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st December 2017, 18:27
Replies: 2,876
Views: 468,152
Posted By wintibird
Actually in the south it wasn't.....;), it was...

Actually in the south it wasn't.....;), it was sunny all the time.
No, seriously, there are not many birders in the Italian speaking part and most of the ones north of the Alps have the Pine Buntings...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th November 2017, 07:18
Replies: 2,876
Views: 468,152
Posted By wintibird
I actually quite like their attitude. Yes, the...

I actually quite like their attitude. Yes, the dip and yes, they could run after more rarities. But at least it seems that they have a good time out there:t:

André
Forum: Italy Monday 6th November 2017, 06:06
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By wintibird
Hi Danny, Not the best time for most of the...

Hi Danny,

Not the best time for most of the species, I'm afraid. Alpine Chough and Snowfinch are regularly seen in the skiing resorts around St. Moritz, Switzerland (3 hrs by car). You could take...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd November 2017, 09:46
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By wintibird
Agree on Heuglin's. Looks pretty much the same as...

Agree on Heuglin's. Looks pretty much the same as mine (Murchison NP in August).

André
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th October 2017, 11:24
Replies: 2,876
Views: 468,152
Posted By wintibird
The Corvo bit is much trickier..... Small plane,...

The Corvo bit is much trickier.....
Small plane, limited seats and therefore rather expensive, especially when not booked in advance.

André
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:07
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
Last day, today to Myakka River State Park and...

Last day, today to Myakka River State Park and later to a golf course with my parents. They wanted to show me the Sandhill Cranes nicely. Great stuff:t:

20. October - Myakka River State Park,...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:01
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
Off to Oscar Scherer State Park (thanks to a tip...

Off to Oscar Scherer State Park (thanks to a tip from Birdforum) to see the only Florida endemic and with success;) A nice bonus with the Bittern.

19. October - Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida,...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 18:56
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
Down to Florida, meeting my parents in Tampa and...

Down to Florida, meeting my parents in Tampa and spending some days in their condo on Longboat Key.

18. October - Longboat Key, Florida, USA
1480: Mottled Duck
1481: American White Ibis
1482:...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 18:48
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
Another day in New York, today at Jamaica Bay....

Another day in New York, today at Jamaica Bay. Some good birds to add to the list.

16. October - Jamaica Bay, New York, USA
1452: Snow Goose
1453: Brant Goose
1454: American Wigeon
1455: American...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 18:33
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
In the morning back to Central Park, joining...

In the morning back to Central Park, joining Birding with Bob. I can absolutely recommend him. In the afternoon some tourist stuff (Top of the Rock, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge).

15. October - New...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Monday 23rd October 2017, 18:19
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
And on the road again. Landed in New York around...

And on the road again. Landed in New York around midday and some initial birding in Central Park in the afternoon.

14. October - New York, USA
1412: Canada Goose
1413: Great Blue Heron
1414:...
Forum: Member's Lists 2017 Wednesday 11th October 2017, 21:04
Replies: 60
Views: 6,440
Posted By wintibird
And three more before I leave to North America...

And three more before I leave to North America (not a birding trip, but surely some side birding will be included;) )

8. October - S-charl, Switzerland
1409: Willow Tit

9. October - Valchava,...
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