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Salinas Monjita, Argentina, Salinas Grande, November 4, 2016

Google Photos
One of the Word's most range restricted species.

Keith Taylor

Amateur photographer
Other website:
© Keith Taylor Canada
Brown Nightjar, Ghana, Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary, 4th December 2016

Nik Borrow
Fantastic views of this tricky species during BirdQuest's Ultimate Ghana tour

Nik Borrow

Amateur photographer
Nik Borrow (Website: is an acclaimed bird artist whose illustrations have appeared in many magazines and journals and he is also co-author and sole illustrator of the award-winning "Birds of Western Africa" published by A&C Black. Other works include "Birds of Ghana" and "Birds of Senegal & The Gambia". He has traveled extensively in Africa and is an acknowledged expert on the regions avifauna. After studying Fine Art painting at Wimbledon School of Art he subsequently taught Art for many years at Pimlico School. Since 1992 he has been leading birdwatching tours and safaris for the specialist birding holiday company Birdquest
© Nik Borrow England
Mountain Wren-Babbler, Borneo, Mt. Kinabalu, 28 Oct 2016

Stijn De Win

Amateur photographer
© Stijn De Win
Oriental Bay Owl, Borneo, Sabah, 01/09/2016
The goal of this tour was Clouded leopard which succeeded well but also some nice birds were encountered during our stay. Bornean Ground-cuckoo, the Whitehead's trio, Blue-banded Pitta, etc... This Bay owl showed well and was a welcome bonus.

Starling Tours

Amateur photographer
© Starling Tours
Hooded Grebe, Santa Cruz province, Argentina, Lago Cardiel, November 14, 2016

Mike Greenfelder

Amateur photographer

© Mike Greenfelder
Napo Screech-Owl - Megascops napensis, Colombia, Nuevo Mundo, Orito, Putumayo, May 2016

Voice recordings and more from this AMAZING locality clicking HeRe!
Rolling with James, Pete and Sam recent posts, here it is a neat Strigidae but from this side of the world ;-) Found near the border with Ecuador last May
New for the country! .. click on the link above for more info.

Diego Calderon-F. (Colombia Birding)

Amateur photographer Guiding tours all over Colombia and some neighboring countries. Digiscoping some years ago.
© Diego Calderon-F. (Colombia Birding) Colombia
stewart Island Brown Kiwi, New zealand , Stewart Island, Sept 2016

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This juvenile male was feeding late afternoon,proving that they are diurnal.

Matt Jones

Amateur photographer
A Birdwatching Guide living on Stewart Island NZ. Working on Ulva Island & Pelagics, Kiwi Spotting. And Nationally.
© Matt Jones New Zealand
Lesser Sooty Owl, Queensland, Atherton Tablelands, 9 Nov 2016


Sam Woods - Tropical Birding

Amateur photographer
© Sam Woods - Tropical Birding
Rinjani Scops Owl, Indonesia, Lombok, October 2016

Birdtour Asia
Described in only 2013, and one of three lifers in a day, including Sunset Lorikeet and a drongo.

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Chatham Island Shag, Chatham Island, Te Whanga Lagoon, 1st November 2016

David Boyle

Amateur photographer

© David Boyle
Black-billed Capercaillie, China, Inner Mongolia, Wuerqihan Forest, 01-11-2016

Finally after at least three attempts and near misses I saw this last of the northern far eastern grouse for me. This site hosted last year a weekend earlier 7 birds, we struggled to find only this male on the third and last day of our search

Max. Berlijn

Amateur photographer

© Max. Berlijn
Chatham Island Taiko, Chatham Island, SW Chatham Island, 25th October 2016

Possibly going to be over 30 breeding pairs for the first time in living memory

David Boyle

Amateur photographer

© David Boyle
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