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Old Monday 7th October 2019, 20:03   #4101
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My 175th (IOC + two undescribed taxa) in Tanzania was Striped Kingfisher, after a sizeable haul of Eastern Arc endemics including Udzungwa Forest Partridge. It really should be one less because treating Rubeho and Winifred's Warbler as two different species is nonsense.
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Old Tuesday 15th October 2019, 21:59   #4102
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On October 14th I saw a Clark’s Nutcracker for the first time. A bird I’ve been wanting to see for a long time! Not a great photo, but nice for a record shot.
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Old Saturday 19th October 2019, 21:06   #4103
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#381(all new ABA area)- Clay colored sparrow, which pretty much wraps up all the sparrows I can expect to find in my region
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Old Sunday 20th October 2019, 17:19   #4104
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I have done virtually no birding since the 1st of May. Thankfully I have just managed a few days between Spurn and Flamborough picking up a Lifer on my first day with a 1st winter Red-eyed Vireo.
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Old Sunday 27th October 2019, 23:09   #4105
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Today I went to north-central Ohio and saw my latest lifer, a Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.

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Old Monday 28th October 2019, 15:42   #4106
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Saw a Black Redstart for the first time, from my bedroom window! Glanced out at just the right time.
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Old Wednesday 30th October 2019, 18:43   #4107
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Clay-colored Sparrow, found not too far from home.
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Old Wednesday 30th October 2019, 18:51   #4108
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Common Nighthawk, a long way from home!
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Old Wednesday 30th October 2019, 21:24   #4109
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#382, greater scaup. Almost didn't pull my scope out because it was freezing, but these two struck me as quite possibly not the more common lesser scaup.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...3bc50642d3.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...baa13ccee7.jpg
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Old Thursday 31st October 2019, 13:04   #4110
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Velvet Scoter at Draycote Water, Warwickshire on the 30th
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Old Saturday 2nd November 2019, 17:29   #4111
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Upcher's Warbler in the Netherlands on 13/10. Always nice to get a Dutch tick that's a lifer!
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Old Sunday 10th November 2019, 12:11   #4112
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With some new spots, it can be one of those where you squint into the distance, wonder what it is, take a better look, perhaps pursue it a little if it hops away, and finally you realize it's something you've never seen before.

Less expected is when a flock of half-a-dozen basically hops about at your feet looking for bits of spilt food.

Turnstone, Mevagissey Harbour in Cornwall.
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Old Sunday 10th November 2019, 12:31   #4113
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Old Sunday 10th November 2019, 20:10   #4114
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Northern Bald Ibis + Spanish Imperial Eagle in Andalucia. Also my first European Common Bulbul!
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Old Sunday 10th November 2019, 21:53   #4115
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Northern Bald Ibis + Spanish Imperial Eagle in Andalucia. Also my first European Common Bulbul!
Northern Bald Ibis complete with radio transmitters?
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Old Monday 11th November 2019, 05:47   #4116
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Northern Bald Ibis complete with radio transmitters?
Certainly didn't see one- just a ring on the leg.
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Old Wednesday 27th November 2019, 16:41   #4117
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120 lifers so far on a trip to Southern India and Sri Lanka. One one today - Indian Stone-curlew - near Udawalawe, Sri Lanka.
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Old Wednesday 27th November 2019, 23:07   #4118
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Grey plover, very distantly, on the rocks of Casablanca. Last of a dozen or so on an historical trip to Morocco.
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Old Thursday 28th November 2019, 08:27   #4119
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Red-footed Booby seen at Corona del Mar State Beach in Orange County, California (about an hour from home) this past Sunday.
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Old Saturday 30th November 2019, 02:32   #4120
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Lapland Longspur for me.
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Old Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 07:01   #4121
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Yesterday I saw my first Egyptian Goose at a pond whilst on a Bus Tour in Brussels. Sadly I didn't bring my Binoculars or notebook but I will write it down when I get back.
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Old Wednesday 4th December 2019, 16:26   #4122
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Finished up the Sri Lanka trip with 135 lifers, the last of which was Legge's Hawk-eagle.
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Old Wednesday 4th December 2019, 17:15   #4123
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Chestnut-throated Seedeater, Sporophila telasco

I ticked 66 life birds in Peru in October and November, including a Chestnut-throated Seedeater, Sporophila telasco, at Refugio de Vida Silvestre Los Pantanos de Villa, in Lima on the last day, November 5, 2019.

Carlos Chuquilín of IKAM Expeditions led Patricia and I on a stunning trip across the Andes, from Chiclayo to Moyobamba.
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Old Monday 16th December 2019, 00:34   #4124
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The recent split of Black-eared Wheatear by the IOC gave me an armchair tick: Eastern Black-eared Wheatear.

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Old Monday 16th December 2019, 22:50   #4125
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Black-throated Thrush at Whipsnade.

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