Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Zeiss - Always on the lookout for something special – Shop now

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.11 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Edward
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 16th October 2018, 09:39
Replies: 5,209
Views: 723,453
Posted By Edward
Also second ever records of Olive-backed Pipit...

Also second ever records of Olive-backed Pipit and Lanceolated Warbler in Iceland over the weekend.
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49155720
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49153815
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 9th October 2018, 14:37
Replies: 5,209
Views: 723,453
Posted By Edward
Hermit Thrush in Iceland this afternoon, 13th...

Hermit Thrush in Iceland this afternoon, 13th record. Photos on Birding Iceland Facebook.
Forum: Iceland Monday 4th June 2018, 15:35
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Edward
Common Eider X King Eider hybrids are not...

Common Eider X King Eider hybrids are not infrequent in Iceland (close to 50 records, see here https://notendur.hi.is/yannk/status_sommxs.html) and King Eider is present in Iceland in small numbers...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 15th May 2018, 09:41
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Edward
Thanks for all the replies, just have to hope it...

Thanks for all the replies, just have to hope it returns.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 15:49
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Edward
Crossbill sp. in Iceland

A friend of mine took this photo of a crossbill in southern Iceland on Saturday while waiting for the White-winged Crossbill to show up. He only took a couple of photos of this one before it flew off...
Forum: Iceland Thursday 15th February 2018, 14:40
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Edward
Just wondering how you got on Gregor and whether...

Just wondering how you got on Gregor and whether you got out in one piece. There have been about 3-4 "non-travel days" in Iceland in the last couple of weeks and wonder if that affected your trip...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th February 2018, 09:37
Replies: 44
Views: 3,334
Posted By Edward
Looks fine for Gyr to me too, although I've not...

Looks fine for Gyr to me too, although I've not seen such a washed out looking individual. Immature Gyr Falcons can be very tame too so that doesn't necesarily count against it.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 1st February 2018, 16:22
Replies: 81
Views: 15,185
Posted By Edward
I got a mammal lifer at work yesterday, something...

I got a mammal lifer at work yesterday, something I never thought would happen: Northern Bottlenose Whale out in the bay, but sadly it didn't seem to be in the best of health. I suppose Gyr Falcon is...
Forum: Iceland Wednesday 31st January 2018, 09:10
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Edward
Birding in winter in Iceland is mainly coastal....

Birding in winter in Iceland is mainly coastal. I'm pretty sure you can get to Grundarfjörður by bus (probably having to change buses in Borgarnes - where I saw two White-tailed Eagles and hundreds...
Forum: Iceland Friday 26th January 2018, 12:26
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Edward
Excluding Puffins, then the nearest auk colonies...

Excluding Puffins, then the nearest auk colonies are probably at Rauðinúpur at the northern edge of Melrakkaslétta, at least 200 km from Akureyri. It's a great site later in the spring, never been in...
Forum: Iceland Thursday 25th January 2018, 10:25
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Edward
Akureyri will make a nice base for a family trip,...

Akureyri will make a nice base for a family trip, it's about an hour each to Húsavík and Mývatn, and it's also good for visiting picturesque villages like Siglufjörður. You could even go skiing in...
Forum: Iceland Monday 22nd January 2018, 15:04
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Edward
Hi Sean Firstly, to your last questions, yes,...

Hi Sean

Firstly, to your last questions, yes, there is a chance of the aurora, one of the best displays I've ever seen was in mid-April one year. And April is too early for flowers.
Going beyond...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th January 2018, 10:28
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By Edward
There is one area of Iceland where Arctic Fox is...

There is one area of Iceland where Arctic Fox is all but guaranteed, the Hornstrandir area in far NW Iceland but the catch is that it’s a bit of an expedition – access by sea only (easily arranged)...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 5th January 2018, 15:17
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By Edward
In late July and early August you can pretty much...

In late July and early August you can pretty much do the same as you would during the peak birding period in May and June. While some birds will have left their breeding sites (some waders and many...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 20th December 2017, 07:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,596
Posted By Edward
Best site guide in my opinion is Dolby and...

Best site guide in my opinion is Dolby and Clarke, Finding Australian Birds http://www.publish.csiro.au/book/6518/
All the fairywrens I saw in eastern Australia in Oct/Nov 2004 were in resplendent...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 19th December 2017, 15:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By Edward
I've just spent some time today reading the Snow...

I've just spent some time today reading the Snow Mountain Robin leg of your trip (coincidentally, before I even noticed this thread) - a great read and a real adventure. For some reason Snow Mountain...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 13th December 2017, 10:31
Replies: 35
Views: 2,342
Posted By Edward
All singletons I think. The only thrush flocks in...

All singletons I think. The only thrush flocks in Iceland besides the ubiquitous Redwing, are Fieldfares (occasionally) and Blackbirds (which have successfully colonised Iceland after several big...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th November 2017, 15:00
Replies: 2,876
Views: 496,201
Posted By Edward
Or people can just choose themselves what they...

Or people can just choose themselves what they want to use?
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th November 2017, 16:59
Replies: 3,916
Views: 672,767
Posted By Edward
White-winged Crossbill in Iceland last week.

White-winged Crossbill in Iceland last week.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 17th November 2017, 08:56
Replies: 5,209
Views: 723,453
Posted By Edward
Me neither until Magnus Robb advised us to record...

Me neither until Magnus Robb advised us to record it. Article about the bird with sound recordings here...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 15th November 2017, 16:04
Replies: 5,209
Views: 723,453
Posted By Edward
Confirmed as North American race leucoptera on...

Confirmed as North American race leucoptera on sound recording today.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 15th November 2017, 09:35
Replies: 5,209
Views: 723,453
Posted By Edward
White-winged Crossbill in Iceland yesterday, 2nd...

White-winged Crossbill in Iceland yesterday, 2nd record, and possibly of the North American race which I'm not sure has been recorded in WP before.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th November 2017, 12:38
Replies: 2,876
Views: 496,201
Posted By Edward
Canaries and Cape Verde I think

Canaries and Cape Verde I think
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th November 2017, 12:22
Replies: 2,876
Views: 496,201
Posted By Edward
Klacke saw it yesterday, they all saw it today.

Klacke saw it yesterday, they all saw it today.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th November 2017, 10:26
Replies: 2,876
Views: 496,201
Posted By Edward
Gyr Falcon in the bag this morning. One of the...

Gyr Falcon in the bag this morning. One of the trio saw one yesterday while driving but it disappeared before the others could get on to it.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.20063305 seconds with 8 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 02:10.