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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 20:19
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Posted By Paul Chapman
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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 15:59
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
I feared that this may...

I feared that this may happen:-

https://birdingyear.com/good-bad-and-ugly/

In light of the bush fires in Australia, John has returned to Sydney. Everything crossed for the situation there improving...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 15:53
Replies: 100
Views: 29,777
Posted By Paul Chapman
Daniel It seems pretty clear that this thread...

Daniel

It seems pretty clear that this thread and indeed the contributions on it from those with some first hand experience of this effort (yours & those from Gomphus, knotsbirder & Paul) were well...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th November 2019, 23:37
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By Paul Chapman
A little too early to say........ Hopefully. But...

A little too early to say........ Hopefully. But pleased with the year with two trips abroad - Israel in February and Uganda in March.

Slightly over 500 bird species in total so far but highlight...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th November 2019, 20:40
Replies: 100
Views: 29,777
Posted By Paul Chapman
I'm sure that it isn't necessary to wait for a...

I'm sure that it isn't necessary to wait for a published list. As I understand it, the claim is 406 on a UK400 Club basis for 2016 in Britain only. It must be possible to overlay on a spreadsheet the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th November 2019, 19:19
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Andy - So named before Hawaii was added I...

Andy - So named before Hawaii was added I believe. Maybe now Middle 48?

Joe - 12 seems a big gap. Are there easy targets?

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 13th November 2019, 00:08
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
No additions but John is trying hard in...

No additions but John is trying hard in Canada:-

https://birdingyear.com/ah-quebec/

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th November 2019, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Paul Chapman
Thank you! It must have had a Birding World or...

Thank you! It must have had a Birding World or similar mention at some point. It had nagged my memory since this thread was posted but I failed to find the record despite searching.

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th November 2019, 09:37
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
A blog post about John's work back in...

A blog post about John's work back in Australia:-

https://birdingyear.com/a-big-day-and-night-at-aussie-ark/

Presumably now heading back to the United States and the north east for his commoner...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Sunday 3rd November 2019, 22:08
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Paul Chapman
Many thanks. Indeed..... 3:-) No. Pics were from...

Many thanks. Indeed..... 3:-)

No. Pics were from this morning. For me, it has excessive wear at the bill base giving it a snouty look. The hindclaws were mentioned to me this morning by an observer...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Sunday 3rd November 2019, 21:57
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Paul Chapman
Finally, a set of photos showing the different...

Finally, a set of photos showing the different ages of the feathers.

All the best

Paul
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Sunday 3rd November 2019, 21:55
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Paul Chapman
A further set of pictures. The fourth shows the...

A further set of pictures. The fourth shows the left hindclaw and the fifths shows the right hindclaw.

All the best

Paul
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Sunday 3rd November 2019, 21:53
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Paul Chapman
Paddyfield Pipit - Sennen, Cornwall - 03.11.19

Fifteen pictures of the Paddyfield Pipit at Sennen, Cornwall from 3rd November 2019. The bird has been identified by sonogram from its apparently diagnostic call albeit DNA confirmation is also being...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 3rd November 2019, 21:27
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Tikli Currently 4 provisionals now including the...

Tikli

Currently 4 provisionals now including the Parakeet - 827+4?

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st November 2019, 22:17
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Many thanks

Many thanks
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st November 2019, 20:48
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Joe Is the addition of Yellow-chevroned Parakeet...

Joe

Is the addition of Yellow-chevroned Parakeet well trailed? If so, will it be before the end of the year?

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st November 2019, 06:17
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Least Grebe & Audubon's Oriole moves to 827+3 and...

Least Grebe & Audubon's Oriole moves to 827+3 and in cracking position:-

https://birdingyear.com/the-list-so-far/

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 30th October 2019, 22:11
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Mango added so 825+3 with a maximum of 12...

Mango added so 825+3 with a maximum of 12 needed?

https://birdingyear.com/the-list-so-far/

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 30th October 2019, 07:58
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Oahu Amakihi (827) yesterday so subject to trying...

Oahu Amakihi (827) yesterday so subject to trying for the Swiftlet all done in Hawaii? Has he time to fit anything else in before his short time in Australia (4-7 November)?

I cannot recall how many...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 29th October 2019, 12:50
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Many thanks. So now down to Oahu Amakihi &...

Many thanks.

So now down to Oahu Amakihi & Mariana Swiftlet as probable Hawaii additions and on 826 with 11 needed for the record:-

https://birdingyear.com/the-list-so-far/

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 27th October 2019, 08:21
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
It appears a return Hawaii trip is scheduled...

It appears a return Hawaii trip is scheduled after a return to Australia for a charity event in respect of his conservation...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 25th October 2019, 08:00
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Two blog entries...

Two blog entries added:-

https://birdingyear.com/seabirding-hawaiian-style/

https://birdingyear.com/kauai-countdown/

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 13:47
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Many thanks - presumably he can target...

Many thanks - presumably he can target Short-eared Owl when picking up Great Cormorant and Purple Sandpiper.

Even if only three more from Hawaii and the remaining six Code 1's and 2's, 823 + 3 + 6...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 12:58
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
Looking at ebird for last records gave me...

Looking at ebird for last records gave me September & October records for all bar the tern.

African Silverbill & Red-vented Bulbul:-

https://ebird.org/checklist/S60834987

Oahu Amakihi & Red-vented...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 12:31
Replies: 254
Views: 40,093
Posted By Paul Chapman
I am getting the impression of a very good chance...

I am getting the impression of a very good chance now of setting a new ABA record including Hawaii but falling short of his own record excluding Hawaii. Is that right? I have not looked at the...
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