While watching raptors over Los Tarrales (Suchitepéquez, Guatemala) in January 2020, I got these record shots of the striking flight display of an adult Black Hawk-Eagle / Schwarzer Haubenadler (Spizaetus tyrannus). The (male?) bird was …Continue reading
Band-backed Wren / Tigerzaunkönig (Campylorhynchus zonatus) is a large wren distributed from Mexico to Ecuador where it also frequents high altitudes up to 3000 m. It breeds cooperatively, which means that breeding pairs get help …Continue reading
I came across this Whimbrel / Regenbrachvogel (Numenius phaeopus) during a trip to Fuerteventura/Canary Islands, in March 2019. Its barred rump and upper tail coverts let me think of the Nearctic race „Hudsonian“ Whimbrel (Numenius …Continue reading
On 16 December 2019 I encountered this (juvenile) Oriole / Pirol (Oriolus sp.) with Martin Suanjak on Qeshm island, Iran. The bird was in short-term company of six Dark-throated Thrushes / Schwarzkehldrosseln (Turdus atrogularis). We …Continue reading
Edit: These and other records of Ashy Drongo in Iran have been published here. Reminded by the first Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus) for Israel, I finally took another look at the Drongos we recorded in …Continue reading
The posture Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans) frequently adopts during its long call, with wings raised and head held vertical, has been described as diagnostic for the species (Klein & Buchheim, Limicola 17, 21-26, 2003; Gibbins, …Continue reading
Clues to identification of flying Great and Pygmy Cormorants.Continue reading
Observations of four „intersex“ Mallards in southeastern Austria, 2005-2009.Continue reading
Observation of a Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita tristis at Seewinkel/eastern Austria.
Beobachtung eines Sibirischen Zilpzalps (Taigazilpzalp) Phylloscopus collybita tristis im Ã¶sterreichischen Seewinkel.