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||11/07/2013 - Most of South America, commoner species in South Africa
||10 months backpacking through Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, India, Nepal, Vietnam and China. No guides or playback. some highlights inc... Blue petrel, Blood pheasant, Sunbittern, Diademed & Magellanic plovers, all 4 Seedsnipe, Ibisbill, Indian courser, Saunders & Relict gulls, Inca tern, Painted sandgrouse, Green cochoa, Fire-tailed myzornis, Grey-crowned crocias, 6 Parrotbills and 21 Laughingthrushes.
||8 month solo trip to Colombia, Ecuador & northern Peru. This is a mad category only worth taking with a pinch of salt. >>> Forgot to add that this was on public transport and hitching/ dossing in 1987.
||Was only 9 at the time, but spent 17 months traveling around Africa, Australia, new Zealand and Europe. Highlights: wandering albatross, kiwi, yellow eyed and fiord land crested penguins, tui, bellbird, flesh footed shearwater colony, black browse albatross, African finfoot, verreaux's eagle, verreaux's eagle owl, lammergeir, palm nut vulture, Egyptian vulture, pacific baza, brahminy kite, wompoo pigeon, painted snipe
||N.Ecuador 25 day trip in 08/2012 with BirdQuest led by Juan Carlos Calvachi. Black-breasted Puffleg, White-rimmed Brush-finch, Buff-throated Tody-tyrant, Yellow-throated Spadebill, Black-tipped Cotinga, Scarlet-and-white Tanager, Nocturnal Currasow, Greater Sycthebill, Brown Wood-rail, Ecuadorian Cacique, Buckley's Forest-falcon, Red-billed Tyrannulet, Black-necked Red-cotinga, Yasuni and Rio Suno Antwrens, Barred Antthrush, Military Macaw, Also all Ecuador's Pihas, Fruiteaters, Flowerpiercers, Potoos, 86 spp Hummingbird, 31 spp Raptor, 22 spp Woodpecker, 53 Antbirds, 86 spp Tyrant-flycatchers, 107 spp Tanagers+allies, 30 choco endemics, and 23 nightbirds recorded.
||David Hoddinott / Rockjumper Birding Tours
||Kenya Mega - 25 day tour with Rockjumper Birding Tours
||2 1/2 months in Ecuador (1 month as a volunteer guide in the Tandayapa Valley), self-itinerary, backpacking, and public transportation. ALL BIRDS SEEN. Many highlights include Horned Screamer; Gray-winged Trumpeter; three wood-quail sp (Marbled, Dark-backed, and Rufous-breasted); Golden-plumed, El Oro, and White-necked Parakeets; Andean Potoo; 78 hummindbird sp, all three Mountain-Toucans, all five Camephilus woodpeckers, 14 antpittas (Jocotoco, White-lored, Undulated, Plain-backed); Black Solitaire; Indigo Flowerpiercer; Giant Conebill; 23 Tangara sp (including Blue-browed and Silvery); Black-chinned Mountain-Tanager; Red-hooded Tanager; Pale-headed Brush-Finch; Tanager Finch
||Rockjumper Kenya Mega led by David Hoddinott and Brian Finch. Apr/May 2007. 19 accommodations in 25 days. Group total was 821. 16 Herons/Egrets, 8 Storks, 11 Ducks, 54 Raptors, 8 Francolins, 45 Waders, 11 Cuckoos, 10 Owls, 11 Nightjars, 9 Kingfishers, 9 Bee-eaters, 11 Hornbills, 20 Barbets, 12 Woodpeckers, 15 Larks, 16 Swallows, 17 Wagtails/Pipits, 25 Bulbuls, 25 Cisticolas, 39 Old World Warblers, 11 Babblers, 29 Sunbirds, 24 Starlings, 8 Old World Sparrows, 56 Weavers/Allies, 31 Waxbills/Allies. 821 species is a record for an organised Birdwatching Company trip in Africa; See also; Kenya Life List; East Africa Life List; Highest Month List; Highest 24 hr List (115).
||Chege wa Kariuki /Birdwatching East Africa
||23 birding trip with 3 Swedish Birders; Anders Dahl, Andreas Viberg & Stellan Bygård- including Collared Lark. http://www.club300.se/Files/TravelReports/Reserapport_Kenya.pdf
||Clayton and Adrian Burne
||March/April 2013. 57 Endemics (+3 Undescribed), 65 Hummingbirds, 57 Tanagers, 88 Flycatchers.
||Peru 27th August to 16th Sept 2006: Abra Malaga, Manu, Lomas de Lachay, Junin, Marcopomacocha, Santa Eulalia. All credit to the great Barry Walker and Manu Expeditions
||3 weeks in Manu with a few days at Machu Picchu. A few days on the coast could have boosted it much further!
||second trip to Kenya in1998 ;we failed to crack "700 seen" due largely to earlier floods affecting route(bridges washed away ,etc)
||Simon Woolley & Julia Casson
||Brasil Summer 2002 (3 weeks)
||Steve and Judith Riley
||Venezuela,28 days August 1988
||Jim Holmes, Jr
||Nearly 3 week Uganda trip in Jan-Feb 2002
||3 month tour of Eastern and Southern Africa July - October 2004. Favourite birds included Golden-winged Sunbird, Marabou, Pied Kingfisher, African Penguin,3 Eagle Owl Species, 11 hornbill species, 40 species of raptor, 5 species of albatross and of course hamerkop!
||As of 3/10/2009, 10 week trip from Cozumel to Panama City. see photos, notes, lists, and maps at www.planetscott.com
||26 days in Cameroon with Nik Borrow delivered 576 different bird species. Three weeks in SW and higher NE Ecuador delivered 531 species with 298 lifers. Previous highest Ethiopia 2007-2008 with Nik Borrow For other highlights see www.birdingperu.com/expedition birding
||Hans H. Andersen
||2 weeks in W. Venezuela March 2004. With David Ascanio.
||In 5,5 weeks in Australia 504 species and including 3 days of Hong Kong it is 589 species in total! And in march 2004 325 species in Thailand in 9 days!
||3 weeks in Mexico, driving from Texas to Chiapas and back
||Spannish living in Holland
||South-east Brazil- 09-2005 in 3,5 weeks.
||In 2 week trip to Uganda
||Nov 2003 Brazil (Pantanal, Cristalino, Chapada dos Guimares, Itatiaia) for 14 days - Hyacinth Macaw, Collared Crescent-Chest, Silvered Antbird, Rufous-winged Antshrike , Ferruginous Antbird...
||USA - Michigan
||Just 8 days in Peru. Lima Coast, Abra Malaga, Los Amigos
||Shailesh Kumar Patel
||21 Days birding in July 2007
||Petter Z. Marki
||India and Nepal Trip 2003: Great Hornbill, Indian Skimmer, Brown Wood Owl, Chestnut-headed Tesia etc.
||Death Valley, Inyokern, Kern County, ect with the boys for a 4 day(?) Memorial Weekend. Highlights of this trip included 19 life birds for me. We tried really hard for the MIKI in Furnace Creek, but I didn't get a satisfying enough view to count it on my life list.
||On Foot From Home 24hr
||20th May 2010. Walked a round trip of 42km. Highlights:- Redwing (!) joined thrushes to mob a Tawny Owl. Others seen Stonechat, Woodcock, Cuckoo, Turnstone, Long-eared Owl, Dipper, Spotted Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail, Common Scoter, Teal, Kingfisher, Little ringed Plover, Manx Shearwater, Willow Tit, Common Sandpiper. MiSSES include:- Grey Wagtail, Nuthatch, Sandwich Tern, Wheatear, PFGoose, Buzzard, Goosander, Snipe, Peregrine, Jay.