Fishing Ospreys

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Dear all I have been contacted by an overseas visitor who wants to take photos of fishing Ospreys. There’s none in my local patch so here’s hoping the collective knowledge of birding-aus can point him into the right . . . → Read More: Fishing Ospreys

BIG THANKS re RFI South Africa

Hi Everyone,

Wow, a big thanks to all the fellow birders who responded to my RFI for South Africa.

I’ll digest the information overnight and get back to some with a few follow up questions, if I may.

To me, this shows the great value of the birding-aus forum.

I’ll repay in kind with trip . . . → Read More: BIG THANKS re RFI South Africa

Fishing Ospreys?

Dear all I have been contacted by an overseas visitor who wants to take photos of fishing Ospreys. There’s none in my local patch so here’s hoping the collective knowledge of birding-aus can point him into the right direction. Any help appreciated, thanks in advance! cheers Peter

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American visitor needs paid bird guide in Melbourne

Hi guys,

Iain here from Tropical Birding Tours. We have a couple looking for a bird guide out of Melbourne in March for about a week. If any guides out there are interested in the gig can they please contact Claudia, the lady, directly at claudia@cbkotchka.com

Cheers, Iain

Iain Campbell Tropical Birding Tours . . . → Read More: American visitor needs paid bird guide in Melbourne

RFI South Africa

Hi Martin,

On a recent trip we organised a personalised tour through Birding Africa. www.birdingafrica.com Our guide was Dom Rollinson. He found pretty well everything that was likely in the areas of Western Cape Province that we visited. We did a trip up to the Tanqua Karoo as well as east to the town of . . . → Read More: RFI South Africa

South Africa

Hi Martin

I’ve been three times to Kruger and found it marvellous for birding. It would be best to spend at least a week. I’ve always spent more than that, and we’ve driven ourselves from rest camp to rest camp from the extreme south to the extreme north (varied habitats, very varied birdlife: the further . . . → Read More: South Africa

RFI South Africa

Hi Everyone,

My wife and I are travelling to South Africa at the end of June this year for the first time.

I’d appreciate any advice on birding hotspots, guides and accommodation for east and southern parts of South Africa.

In particular, within Kruger NP, Pretoria and the Garden Coast from Capetown and Port Elizabeth.

. . . → Read More: RFI South Africa

2017 Plains-wanderer report

Hello birders

For those interested in how plains-wanderers fared in 2017 on the Hay Plain, our annual plains-wanderer report can be found at www.philipmaher.com/plains-wandererreportmainpage.html

All the best

Philip Maher Deniliquin, NSW.

Australian Ornithological Services P/L P.O. Box 385 South Yarra 3141 Victoria Australia Telephone: 0417310200 _http://www.philipmaher.com_

Birding-Aus mailing list Birding-Aus@birding-aus.org To change settings or unsubscribe . . . → Read More: 2017 Plains-wanderer report

Lost a Scope

Hello

These are the details of Ivor’s lost scope. I lost my scope on Morris Ck Road, Giru. It was a VORTEX Razor HD 11-33×50 on an aluminium tripod. Forgot to put it back in the car and when I returned it was gone. I tell you this in case someone contacts you about . . . → Read More: Lost a Scope

Lost scope

Hello A Townsville birder, Ivor Preston, accidentally left his Scope on Morris Rd, Giru, Nth Qld recently and when he went back for it the same day it was gone. Just wondering if anyone going along that road may have picked it up? He would love to get it back. Many thanks, Joan Wharton

Sent . . . → Read More: Lost scope