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Baikal Lake, Russia, February 2019

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Old Saturday 23rd February 2019, 07:34   #1
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Baikal Lake, Russia, February 2019

See my trip report of a search to the Baikal Bullfinch (Grey Bullfinch or Pyrrhula cineracea).

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Old Saturday 23rd February 2019, 11:31   #2
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Excellent report Chris, in bitingly cold conditions.
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Old Saturday 23rd February 2019, 13:09   #3
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That bullfinch is brilliant!

Fabulous photos and video Chris!


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Good stuff.....-34
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