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    Birding in Anchorage, Alaska

    Hello Anchorage! Me and 3 friends will be in Anchorage birding on June 2 - 5. Which are the best sites to see and photograph Pacific loon, lesser scaup and BonaparteĀ“s gull? I have the BirderĀ“s guide to Alaska and Ive checked Ebird. Lake Hood, Goose lake and Westchester lagoon perhaps? There...
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    Birding in Hong kong?

    Hi! Any birders from Hong kong here? Me and a friend will go to Hong kong for bird watching in early April. Main interest is waders (and Mai Po), but also possible Siberian passerines etc. For photography (and the light), is Mai Po generally best in the morning or in the afternoon? Are most of...
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    Boat trip Seward, Alaska, June 2019?

    Hello Birders! We are 4 birders from Sweden going to Alaska in June 2019. We are planning to do a boat trip (8 hours long I Think) from Seward. Any other birders keen to join us (to make the boat trip cheaper)? At least 2 -4 more birders more on the trip would reduce the price! Currently, the...
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    Skimmer sp in Oman

    We need help on these birds! Two skimmers at the beach of Taqah, near Salalah in Oman January 6. African or Indian skimmer? Both species would be great rarities for the area. Does the grey tail rule out the Indian species? Any Indian birder here with good experience of Insian skimmer; do they...