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I am going to stay in the area west of Innsbruck (Telfs) for a few days at the end of the month. Can anyone provide tips for Alpine Chough, Alpine Accentor and White-winged Snowfinch (or any other decent birds around)?

I went last summer so know the area a bit

Also does anyone have contact details for Dale Forbes? I know he is on here but doesn't accept private messages


Hi Graham

The Hafelkar (not sure about the spelling) is one of the most popular chair lift and you can get to it now from Innsbruck town. I am not sure if the Alpine Choughs stay at the top in the Winter but they will almost feed out of your hand, I have had Snowfinch and Black Redstart and Crested Tits are quite common lower down amongst the Trees. I have camped in Telfs many times but only in the Spring.
The Park in Innsbruck is really good now, I had Crested Tits, Siskin etc
there in January.
If do get hold of Dale, he was most helpful and knowledgeable when I asked for information some time ago.
Good luck


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