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Forum: Costa Rica Tuesday 19th February 2019, 12:07
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Jeanie
The weather was very good. It was very windy in...

The weather was very good. It was very windy in San Jose but I think there was only a short burst of rain all the time we were there.
Forum: Costa Rica Monday 11th February 2019, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Jeanie
Bird watching and more. 2019

Have just returned from a good trip to Costa Rica. The 11 night bird watching part of the trip was arranged by Alfredo Scott of Wild bird tours whom my husband met at the Bird fair.
We flew in early...
Forum: Gambia Tuesday 11th December 2018, 21:16
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Jeanie
The food at George town was better but the food...

The food at George town was better but the food at Tendaba was ok. The room at Tendaba was bigger but we had no water on the second night. However, they brought water to the room and we had a bucket...
Forum: Gambia Tuesday 11th December 2018, 16:00
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Jeanie
We had 1 night at Baobolong camp. We were booked...

We had 1 night at Baobolong camp. We were booked in at the main camp but they had a group so we were put up at the annex by the river. We ate, and the food was great, at the main camp. We had heard...
Forum: Gambia Thursday 6th December 2018, 14:48
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Jeanie
Had a great trip with Ebrima W Barry.

We have recently returned from a trip to The Gambia. We booked a 14 night trip with Thomas Cook and stayed at the Bakoto Hotel. This place is good for birding but is small and you have to pay extra...
Forum: Sweden Monday 9th April 2018, 10:14
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By Jeanie
Cruise to Sweden May '18.

I am going on a 10 night cruise around Sweden in May. We will be spending an overnight in Stockholm. Can anyone recommend a local guide who could take us out for the day? Many thanks.
Forum: Gambia Thursday 8th March 2018, 21:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jeanie
Hope you have a great time Mark. Do let me know...

Hope you have a great time Mark. Do let me know any helpful hints re the area. I have noticed that they do not supply pool towels. Otherwise most reports seem positive.
Forum: Gambia Wednesday 7th March 2018, 21:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jeanie
Many thanks for all suggestions. We have gone...

Many thanks for all suggestions. We have gone with our guides suggestion and booked the Bakotu.
Forum: Gambia Monday 5th March 2018, 18:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jeanie
Many thanks David for all your helpful advice....

Many thanks David for all your helpful advice. Yes it was the Kombo Beach. This was before we became birders but we were astonished at how lovely they were.
We are in touch with a guide called...
Forum: Gambia Sunday 4th March 2018, 16:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jeanie
Best Hotel?

Hi, we are in the middle of arranging a trip to the Gambia with a guide. Went many years ago and stayed at the Koto Beach where we had devastating food poising.
Does anyone have experience of the...
Forum: India Monday 12th February 2018, 09:06
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
Not as bad as it first appears.

Back home and have had time to reflect on birding in North Goa. Beyond doubt, if someone has not been there for a few years the building work will come as a great shock. However, to new birder to Goa...
Forum: India Thursday 1st February 2018, 05:59
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
Went to Arpora forest this morning. Rumours of...

Went to Arpora forest this morning. Rumours of its demise are exaggerated. The walk to the quarry is clearly marked. The walk further on is a bit more overgrown but easily accessible.
We retraced...
Forum: India Wednesday 31st January 2018, 13:07
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
Went to Mayem lake today. Very overgrown and not...

Went to Mayem lake today. Very overgrown and not many birds. Had brown cheeked fulvetta, orange breasted pigeon, black naped monarch and several warblers
Forum: India Sunday 28th January 2018, 01:35
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Trogan, Blue capped...

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Trogan, Blue capped Rock Thrush and many more delights at Bondla.
Forum: India Monday 22nd January 2018, 15:25
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
Just returned from a trip to Solapur. Last...

Just returned from a trip to Solapur. Last sighting of the Indian Bustard was in November. Nevertheless did some good birding on the way. River Terns and Grey-necked buntings were amongst the...
Forum: India Sunday 14th January 2018, 12:35
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
According to some Finnish chaps the Scops are...

According to some Finnish chaps the Scops are still there though we are yet to see them. There is also a spotted owlet near one of the bars.
Forum: India Thursday 11th January 2018, 10:42
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
Know were you mean. Will be able to look in about...

Know were you mean. Will be able to look in about 15 hrs!!! Can't wait.
Forum: India Wednesday 10th January 2018, 14:23
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
First went to the MD in 2000 and last in Nov 2016...

First went to the MD in 2000 and last in Nov 2016 but do not know what you mean by the barbecue pit. I think they have some tin ones by the area they now use for breakfast. Do you mean there?
Forum: India Wednesday 10th January 2018, 11:25
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jeanie
We leave from Manchester tomorrow for 4 weeks ....

We leave from Manchester tomorrow for 4 weeks . Staying at the MD. Hope to visit Bijapur in Karnataka for a couple of days and then get Raymon, Rama, to take us to the bustard spot near Solapur.
Forum: Quebec Tuesday 11th July 2017, 21:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By Jeanie
Many thanks for all your suggestions. I will look...

Many thanks for all your suggestions. I will look closely at them.
Forum: Quebec Sunday 9th July 2017, 14:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By Jeanie
Many thanks for responding. We are going on the...

Many thanks for responding. We are going on the Marco Polo which is quite a small and old ship.We leave Liverpool on the 1st Sept. We arrive in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Islands on the 11th. Then...
Forum: Quebec Wednesday 28th June 2017, 14:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By Jeanie
Quebec

I will be on a cruise ship in September and we will be stopping in Gaspe. Does anyone know of a local guide who may be able to do a day trip?
Have looked at birding pals but it does not seem to cover...
Forum: Mexico Saturday 11th February 2017, 12:08
Replies: 0
Views: 1,179
Posted By Jeanie
Huatulco

Just returned from a 4 week cruise from Southampton to San Francisco. We stopped in Huatulco for the day and had pre arranged a trip with Cornelio Ramos who had been recommended by a chap with a...
Forum: California Saturday 11th February 2017, 10:55
Replies: 7
Views: 4,781
Posted By Jeanie
Have just returned from 4 nights in San Francisco...

Have just returned from 4 nights in San Francisco following a 4 week cruise from Southampton.
On the first day we walked from Fisherman's Wharf to Fort Mason. We started seeing some of the local...
Forum: India Monday 2nd January 2017, 15:10
Replies: 5
Views: 2,985
Posted By Jeanie
Just a reminder that the Grimmett is published by...

Just a reminder that the Grimmett is published by Helm. So it is the same book.
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