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Rufous-winged Sunbird, Tanzania, Udzungwa Mountains, October 2014

Nik Borrow
Classified as 'Vulnerable' by BirdLife International and seen well during the recent BirdQuest Remote Tanzania tour.

Nik Borrow

Amateur photographer
http://www.nikborrow.com
Nik Borrow (Website: http://www.nikborrow.com) 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
Rufous-winged Sunbird

Tibetan Sandgrouse, India, Lake Tsokar, Ladakh, Oktober 2014

http://www.karlvanginderdeuren.com
Taken during the third successful EB5 Snow Leopard tour. More birdy bycatch on Karl’s blog.

Jan Kelchtermans

Amateur photographer

© Jan Kelchtermans
Tibetan Sandgrouse

Moluccan Masked Owl, Indonesia, Tanimbar, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia recent tour reports
Rarely-encountered Moluccan mega, endemic to 3 islands. This was one of a pair seemingly fascinated by us!

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Moluccan Masked Owl

Damar Flycatcher, Indonesia, Damar, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia recent tour reports
A bird that was not seen through the entire 20th century. Restricted to a single volcanic island in the Banda Sea.

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Damar Flycatcher

Timor Imperial Pigeon, Indonesia, Wetar, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia facebook page
Note the distinct pale iris, not mentioned in any literature, and also lacking from nearly all sightings when reported briefly in flight in west Timor of this rarely-encountered, sub-canopy species!

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Timor Imperial Pigeon

Tanahjampea (White-tipped) Monarch, Indonesia, Tanahjampea, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia
Known from a single island in the middle of the Flores Sea, and has only been seen by less than 40 birders, a real mega!

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Tanahjampea (White-tipped) Monarch

Fawn-breasted Thrush, Indonesia, Tanimbar, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia
Another rarely-encountered single island endemic.

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Fawn-breasted Thrush

Timor Bush Warbler, Indonesia, Alor, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia facebook page
Outrageous views of a pair of this recently rediscovered bird.

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
Timor Bush Warbler

'Babar Boobook', Indonesia, Babar, Oct 14

Birdtour Asia
This taxon, endemic to the tiny island of Babar looks and sounds very different from Southern Boobook with what it is currently lumped with.

James Eaton - Birdtour Asia

Amateur photographer
http://www.birdtourasia.com
jameseaton@birdtourasia.com
© James Eaton - Birdtour Asia
'Babar Boobook'

Usambara Eagle Owl, Tanzania, East Usambara Mountains, October 2014

Nik Borrow
A recent casualty of the lumps by BirdLife/HBW as it is now lumped again with Fraser's Eagle Owl. This rare large owl was seen well during the recent BirdQuest Remote Tanzania tour.

Nik Borrow

Amateur photographer
http://www.nikborrow.com
Nik Borrow (Website: http://www.nikborrow.com) 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
Usambara Eagle Owl

Buff-bridled Inca-Finch, Peru, Balsas area, Sept 2014

Lost in Birding

Sam Woods - Tropical Birding

Amateur photographer
http://www.pbase.com/samwoods
LOST in BIRDING blog http://www.samwoodsbirding.blogspot.com
© Sam Woods - Tropical Birding
Buff-bridled Inca-Finch

Buff-bridled Inca-Finch, Peru, Balsas area, Sept 2014

Lost in Birding

Sam Woods - Tropical Birding

Amateur photographer
http://www.pbase.com/samwoods
LOST in BIRDING blog http://www.samwoodsbirding.blogspot.com
© Sam Woods - Tropical Birding
Buff-bridled Inca-Finch

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