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  1. Red Thighed Sparrowhawk

    Red Thighed Sparrowhawk

    Small and elusive great forest hunter that always wett the appetite when sighted
  2. Black-and-White Warbler

    Black-and-White Warbler

    found in Spring with kinglets and other Warbler spp. such as yellow rumped
  3. Black-and-White Warbler in Spring

    Black-and-White Warbler in Spring

    Found with ruby crowned kinglet among other Warbler spp.
  4. Brown Falcon under attack

    Brown Falcon under attack

    A Brown Falcon perched on a very tall Hoop-Pine vantage-point, however it's presence was not appreciated by the Australian Magpies nesting nearby.
  5. Kalkadoon Grasswren

    Kalkadoon Grasswren

    This bird was one of a pair photographed near a suburb of Mt Isa in April 2021
  6. Carpentarian Grasswren

    Carpentarian Grasswren

    Difficult-to-find species of north-west Queensland
  7. Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)

    Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum)

    Spotted Quail-thrush singing
  8. Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma castaneothorax)

    Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma castaneothorax)

    Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush singing
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    Birding tours in Hawaii in June?

    Hi, In Mid-June to early July, I'm traveling to Kauai, Big Island, and Oahu with my teenage son who is a passionate birder. Any recommendations for endemic bird tours, local birding guides or specific places to go? I can't seem to find any tours that offer dates during that period of time.
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    Advice on a Rebel XTI

    Hey all! I was gifted a Rebel XTI with a 75-300mm lens for backyard birding. Does anyone have any recommendations for settings and other lens suggestions. Many thanks!
  11. B

    What is your favorite backyard bird?

    I'm writing a book and I need some opinions :)
  12. B

    Hello from Birding Sri Lanka

    Hey everyone, Just join the community. I am from Sri Lanka and birding in tropical forests in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia for 20 years. Happy to contribute to the community as well as learn from you all. Contact me for any bird IDing or wildlife activities related to Sri Lanka. By the way, I am...
  13. Tropical Boubou

    Tropical Boubou

    Special and Elusive bird birders always don`t want to miss
  14. Moustached Grass Warbler

    Moustached Grass Warbler

    One of the interesting species to come across in Ghana
  15. W

    Looking for Short-eared Owls in Cuxhaven (Suche nach der Sumpfohreule in Cuxhaven)

    Hello, I would like to try and find a Short-eared Owl in Cuxhaven or actually any location round about an hour or so from either Cuxhaven or Bremen. Apparently Short-eared Owls are nomadic in winter and follow food sources, so I would appreciate advice on how and where to find them seeing as I...
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    Opticron 8x24 Traveller BGA vs Leica Trinovid 8x20 BCA

    Hi! I’m on the lookout for a durable pocket bino for birding/animal spotting/landscapes when hiking, travelling, cayaking, climbing - basically everyday adventuring. I’ve tried out Zeiss VP - great in every way except for size and price - and Kowa SV II 8x25 - decent but looking for a little...
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    Costa Rica trip in March

    Just a few easy questions as this is our first trip to CR. We’re staying close to Cartago and will bird in that general area. For the beginning of March, are mosquitoes an issue? My online search says no but these bugs love me so I want to be prepared. I’ve emailed a few guides and our hotel...
  18. Blue-tailed Bee Eater at Penang, Malaysia

    Blue-tailed Bee Eater at Penang, Malaysia

    Last week, I was on the island of Penang in Malaysia, and I did some birdwatching at one of the paddy fields to find this beautiful Blue-tailed Bee Eater perched on a stick.
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    Paphos birding

    Hi all, I am going to be visiting Paphos next week. I was wondering if I could get any recommendations for good birding sites nearby (preferably accessible by public transport since I won't be driving)? I've heard good things about migratory birds, including red footed falcon. Any help would be...
  20. MohoNobilis

    New Campus, New Birds

    It has been a few months, and I have recently regained the motivation to post on here. I did have a lot of fun birding at my old school campus, but all must soon come to an end one day. Well, not really. Ever since I have arrived at my new school, I have felt much better than at my old school. I...
  21. Blue Jay

    Blue Jay

  22. Juvenile Cooper's Hawk giving me the death stare....

    Juvenile Cooper's Hawk giving me the death stare....

  23. Eastern Kingbird

    Eastern Kingbird

  24. Juvenile Shrike

    Juvenile Shrike

    Brown Headed Shrike (Juvenile)
  25. K

    Hi! I’m new here.

    Hello all. I’m new to the forum. Lifelong nature and animal lover plus avid gardener. I am a novice bird watcher and we just moved to Frenchtown NJ where there are many birds to see! Of course I’m looking for a good affordable pair of binoculars. I’m older, nearsighted, have a narrow face and...