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Old Monday 16th December 2019, 23:21   #4126
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Old Wednesday 18th December 2019, 04:14   #4127
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Chestnut-backed Owlet at Kitulgala, Sri Lanka, 2nd December.
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Old Friday 20th December 2019, 16:13   #4128
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The usually ultra-shy Copper Pheasant at Karuizawa, Japan on 29th November - and one of my top birding targets - was superseded by an ultra-tame Japanese Night Heron back in Hong Kong just a few days later.

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Old Friday 27th December 2019, 22:47   #4129
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Old Friday 27th December 2019, 22:50   #4130
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Today I saw the Prestwick Carr eastern yellow wagtail.
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Old Friday 27th December 2019, 23:06   #4131
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Today I saw the Prestwick Carr eastern yellow wagtail.
Nice one! Did you also by any chance see the Scaup at Swallow Pond this morning?
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Old Saturday 28th December 2019, 08:54   #4132
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Nice one! Did you also by any chance see the Scaup at Swallow Pond this morning?
Yes, indeed! Was it you that told me about it?

My satnav made heavy weather of finding Prestwick Carr.
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Old Saturday 28th December 2019, 09:40   #4133
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Good you got there though!!
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Old Monday 30th December 2019, 00:57   #4134
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#384- Long-eared owl. Perched along the Trinity River near downtown Dallas and seen by dozens before I caught up to it on its 6th (and final) day seen. Among the highlights for the year
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Old Wednesday 1st January 2020, 19:15   #4135
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Western Marsh Harrier, lower test reserve, Southampton.
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Old Thursday 2nd January 2020, 02:48   #4136
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California Condor - 26 of 'em - at the Vermillion Cliffs in Arizona.

Almost got the car stuck in the snow (the road isn't plowed), but mission accomplished!
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Old Friday 3rd January 2020, 00:22   #4137
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Acceptance of the proposed split of Whimbrel by the IOC gave me an armchair tick: Hudsonian Whimbrel.

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Old Friday 3rd January 2020, 02:09   #4138
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Mountain Plover. Bolsa Chica, Huntington Beach, California.
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Old Monday 6th January 2020, 13:57   #4139
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Western Marsh Harrier, lower test reserve, Southampton.
Same, a spectacular male, on the approach to Holme Dunes, Norfolk, New Years Day 2019.
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Old Monday 6th January 2020, 22:45   #4140
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Hudsonian Whimbrel - an armchair re-tick.

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Old Tuesday 7th January 2020, 05:11   #4141
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Ferruginous Hawk (adult) near Goshen, UT - 05 Jan 2020... on National Bird Day!
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Old Tuesday 7th January 2020, 10:33   #4142
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Old Saturday 11th January 2020, 19:47   #4143
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West African Crested Tern, another armchair tick with the split of Royal Tern by the IOC. I just hope they can come up with something shorter for the English name.

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Old Saturday 11th January 2020, 19:58   #4144
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Haven't checked all the new IOC splits yet, but at least 3 world armchair ticks (Hudsonian Whimbrel in California, Maghreb Owl in Morocco, Eastern Black-eared Wheatear in Bulgaria & Turkey).
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Old Sunday 12th January 2020, 13:52   #4145
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The Little Whimbrel in the Netherlands that kept me on edge during a three-week trip to Myanmar and Thailand (personal highlights: Myanmar: Hooded Treepie, Yellow-breasted Bunting, White-browed Nuthatch, Brown-capped Laughingthrush, Jerdon's Bushchat, Chinese Grass Babbler / Thailand: Giant Nuthatch, Hume's Pheasant, Spot-winged Starling, White-necked Laughingthrush, Black-headed Woodpecker, Dark-sided Thrush).
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Old Sunday 12th January 2020, 13:55   #4146
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It's hard to get lifers in the ABA area currently without a special trip, but I did get a new reptile, Texas Cooter, at a conference in Austin...

Keeping fingers crossed that I can pick up a few new birds during spring migration.
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Old Sunday 12th January 2020, 22:22   #4147
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Picked up one more new world bird in Arizona, Sagebrush Sparrow, and three new ABA lifers: Rose-throated Becard, Rufous-backed Robin, and Rufous-capped Warbler.
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Old Monday 13th January 2020, 19:11   #4148
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Blue-headed Eastern Yellow Wagtail at Sedgeford, Norfolk.
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Old Tuesday 14th January 2020, 13:38   #4149
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Two in a week.
30 December 2019 Eastern (blue headed) Yellow wagtail, Ringstead, Norfolk
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Old Wednesday 15th January 2020, 08:11   #4150
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West African Crested Tern by text just after a hairy landing at Gatwick last night! There were quite a lot over the last week but more of that later when I've made a start on the pictures....

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