Trip Reports & Sightings

Posted by Jon Hornbuckle

Croatia, 8th - 15th July 2003, author Jon Hornbuckle (added September 23, 2004)

Papua New Guinea - 21st June to 11th July 2009, author Jon Hornbuckle (added September 22, 2009)
(22 birds-of-paradise species, 3 Owlet-Nightjars, including Spangled, New Guinea Eagle, Doria’s Hawk, Meyer’s Goshawk, Southern Crowned-Pigeon, Hook-billed Kingfisher)

Maluku, Indonesia - 19 July - 5 August 2009 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added September 12, 2009)
(Tanimbars, Kai, Seram, Salmon-crested Cockatoo, Pied Bronze-cuckoo, Fawn-breasted Thrush, Cinnamon-chested Flycatcher, Olive Honeyeater, Long-crested Myna)

Cyprus, Macedonia & Albania: 20th April - 13th May 2016 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added October 7, 2016)
(Cyprus, Black Francolin, Bonelli's Eagle, Cyprus Wheatear and Warbler, Macedonia, Rock Partridge, Egyptian Vulture, Imperial Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Imperial Eagle, Albania, Black-headed Bunting )

Brazil - 26 October - 30 November 2011, author Jon Hornbuckle (added October 21, 2014)
(Cryptic Forest-Falcon, Gould's Toucanet, Varzea Piculet, Kaempfer’s Woodpecker, Black-bellied Gnateater, Pelzeln’s Tody-Tyrant, Blue-backed Tanager, Crimson-fronted Cardinal, Yellow-shouldered Grosbeak, Brazilian Merganser)

Peru - 14th March - 4th April 2014, author Jon Hornbuckle (added October 21, 2014)
(Abra Patricia, Plataforma, Long-whiskered Owlet, Scarlet-banded Barbet, Pale-billed, Rusty-tinged, Ochre-fronted Antpitta, Unicoloured Tapaculo.)

Mongolia: 8th - 16th May 2012, author Jon Hornbuckle (added October 13, 2016)
(Black-billed Capercaillie, Saker,Altai Snowcock, Oriental Plover, Wallcreeper, Henderson's Ground Jay, Azure tit, Hodgson's Bushchat)

Australia, 24th July - 1st August 2007 and 2nd - 22nd October 2007, author Jon Hornbuckle (added November 25, 2007)
(Bristlebird, Scrub-bird, Red-eared Firetail, Western Whipbird)

Papua New Guinea: 15th July to 4th August 2010, author Jon Hornbuckle (added November 17, 2010)
(Tari, Kumul Lodge, Tabubil, Kiunga, Buff-tailed Sicklebill, NG Flightles Rail, Wallace’s Owlet-Nightjar, Doria's Hawk)

Papua New Guinea - 5th – 26th August 2010 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added November 17, 2010)
(Black and Buff-tailed Sicklebills, New Guinea Flightless Rail, Starry Owlet-Nightjar, New Guinea Eagle, Southern Crowned-Pigeon, Crested Satinbird)

Ecuador - Jan 14 – Feb 13, 2009, author Jon Hornbuckle (added May 27, 2009)
(Canande, Wild Sumaco, Gareno, NWC, Tapichalaca, Macara, Yunguilla, Banded Ground-cuckoo, Jocotoco, White-bellied & Peruvian Antpittas, Black-necked Red-Cotinga, Mountain Tapir)

South Andaman Island, India, author Jon Hornbuckle (added May 21, 2007)
(We spent a week on South Andaman and saw all the endemics except Andaman Barn-owl, Tyto deroepstorffi)

Micronesia - 8 – 23 January 2010, author Jon Hornbuckle (added March 23, 2010)
(Guam, Saipan, Tinian, Rota, Yap, Chuuk and Palau. All the endemics)

Angola - 14th to 23rd October 2010 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added March 19, 2011)
(Kumbira forest, Tundavala Escarpment, Gabela Helmetshrikes, Gabela Bushshrike, Red-crested Turaco, Angola Cave Chat)

Philippines: 25th March - 17th April 2010 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added June 21, 2010)
(Luzon, Mindanao, Palawan, Whiskered Pitta, 10 kingfishers, 5 imperial-pigeons, Philippine Eagle)

Yemen, including Socotra Jan 13 - 25, 2007, author Jon Hornbuckle (added June 2, 2007)

Burma (Myanmar): 23 February – 6 March 2012 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added June 16, 2012)
(Myanmar, Hooded Treepie, Jerdon’s Minivet, White-browed Nuthatch, Burmese Tit, White-throated Babbler, and Burmese Bushlark, Collared Myna, Burmese Yuhina, Striped, and Brown-capped Laughingthrushes, Chin Hills Wren-babbler)

Panama - 12th to 28th April 2015, author Jon Hornbuckle (added July 26, 2015)
(Russet-crowned Quail-Dove, Dusky-backed Jacamar, Beautiful Treerunner, Coiba Spinetail, Speckled Antshrike, Pirre Warbler, Green-naped Tanager, Pirre Bush-Tanager and Viridian Dacnis)

Ecuador - Antpitta fest: 17th January - 11th February 2015, author Jon Hornbuckle (added July 25, 2015)
(Ochre-striped, White-lored and Crescent-faced Antpittas, Barred Ant-thrush, Cloud-forest Pygmy-Owl, Mountain Avocetbill, Pink-throated Brilliant, Salvin's Curassow, Black-banded Crake, Imperial Snipe, Sapphire Quail-Dove, Rufous-headed Woodpecker and Ecua)

Mongolia: 8 - 16 May 2012 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added July 23, 2012)
(Black-billed Capercaillie, Oriental Plover, Altai Snowcock, Saker, Henderson's Ground Jay, Hodgson's Bushchat, Kozliv's Accentor)

Western Mexico: February 17 – March 2016 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added July 2, 2016)
(Southern Chiapas, Tuxtla, El Triunfo, La Cumbre, Huatulco National Park, Horned Guan, Fulvous Owl, Aztec Thrush, Pink-headed Warbler )

Philippines - 4 - 26 April 2008, author Jon Hornbuckle (added July 12, 2008)
(Hamut, Palawan, PICOP, Kitanglad, Whiskered Pitta, Little Curlew, Wattled Broadbill)

Sabah, Malaysia: 12 – 29 March 2005, author Jon Hornbuckle (added January 5, 2008)

Cambodia & Vietnam: 21st Jan – 7th March 2006, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 9, 2007)
(Small Pratincole, Mekong Wagtail, Rufous-bellied Eagle, Crested Serpent-Eagle)

Bhutan March 25 - April 14, 2007, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 8, 2007)
(Satyr Tragopan, Ibisbill)

Colombia -5th - 14th November 2014, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 24, 2014)
(Sooty-capped Puffbird, Baudo Oropendola )

Ghana - 18th Febuary to 6th March 2013, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 20, 2013)
(Yellow-headed Picathartes, Akun and Fraser’s Eagle-Owls, Black-billed and Red-billed Dwarf-Hornbills, Egyptian Plover, White-throated and Ahanta Francolins, Brown Nightjar, Blue-moustached, Bee-eaters, Capuchin Babbler, Olivaceous Flycatcher)

West Papua - 3rd - 26th August 2013, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 20, 2013)
(Biak, Numfor, Arfaks, Nimbokrang and Snow Mountains, Pygmy Eagle, Josephine’s Lorikeet, Double-eyed Fig-Parrot, Feline Owlet-Nightjar, Golden Monarch, Masked Bowerbird Lesser BoP, Magnificent Riflebird, Black-chinned Robin)

Papua New Guinea: 28th July to 18th Ausgust 2008, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 17, 2008)
(Papuan Harpy-Eagle, Meyer's and Doria's Hawks, Mountain Owlet-Nightjar, Shovel-billed Kingfisher, Papuan Whipbird, all 3 jewel-babblers)

Papua New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Manus & Normanby Islands - 15th to 28th July 2008, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 17, 2008)
(Superb Pitta, Manus Boobook, Curl-crested Manucode, Huon Astrapia, Wahnes' Parotia, Goldie's and Emperor Bird-of-paradise)

North-west Mexico and South-east Arizona, November 2008, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 16, 2008)
(Copper Canyon, Eared Quetzal)

Indonesia: Halmahera and north-east Sulawesi, August 20 - 31, 2008, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 16, 2008)

Eastern Indonesia - 26th September - 25th October 2012 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 15, 2012)
(Buru, Peleng, Timor, Alor, Buru Green-Pigeon, Banggai Fruit-Dove, Timor Imperial-Pigeon, Buru Racquet-tail, Lesser Masked-Owl, Banggai Scops-Owl, Alor Boobook, Sula Pitta, Buru Honeyeater, Crimson-hooded Myzomela, Banggai Crow, Black-tipped Monarch, Timor)

Papua New Guinea July - August 2006, author Jon Hornbuckle (added December 14, 2007)
(Keki Lodge, Shovel-billed Kingfisher, Flame-crested Bowerbird, Papuan Whipbird)

China - 26th April - 27th May 2012 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added August 28, 2012)
(Jankowski’s Bunting, Crested Ibis, Blue-crowned Laughingthrush, Chinese Crested Tern, Cabot’s Tragopan, Brown Eared Pheasant, Elliot’s Pheasant, Reeves’s Pheasant)

Costa Rica - 20 May – 11 June 2014, author Jon Hornbuckle (added August 25, 2014)
(Yellow-breasted Crake, Uniform Crake, Buff-fronted Quail-Dove, Great Green Macaw, Tody Motmot, Black-crowned Antpitta, Thicket Antpitta, Lovely Cotinga, Yellow-billed Cotinga, Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo)

Colombia - February 16 – March 13, 2010 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added April 27, 2011)
(Highland Tinamou, Blue-knobbed Curassow, Santa Marta Screech-Owl, Dusky Starfrontlet, Greyish Piculet, Beautiful Woodpecker, Recurve-billed Bushbird, Fenwick’s Antpitta, Bicoloured Antpitta, Chestnut-capped Piha, Gold-ringed Tanager, Red-bellied Grackl)

New Zealand: the Sub-Antarctic Islands: 9th November – 3rd December 2013, author Jon Hornbuckle (added April 15, 2014)
(Northern Island Brown and Little Spotted Kiwis, 9 penguin species, 14 albatrosses, 9 Pterodroma species including Magenta )

China - 10th May - 9th June 2013 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added April 15, 2014)
(Sichuan, Yunnan, Hainan, Baer's Pochard,Derbyan Parakeet, Black-throated Blue Robin, Rusty-throated Parrotbill, Silver Oriole)

South-east Brazil - 12th - 25th October 2015: Birding in the Atlantic Forest and Highland grasslands , author Jon Hornbuckle (added April 1, 2016)
(and Sickle-winged Nightjars, Purple-crested Plovercrest, Festive Coquette, Mottled Piculet, Straight-billed Reedhaunter, White-bearded Antshrike, Parana and Sao Paulo Antwrens, Spotted Bamboowren, Planalto Tapaculo, nesting Swallow-tailed Cotinga, Atlanti)

North-east Brazil - September 22 – October 12, 2015 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added April 1, 2016)
(Lear’s Macaw, Giant Snipe White-collared Kite Pfrimers Parakeet, Araripe Manakin)

Colombia - 25 June to 18 July 2015 , author Jon Hornbuckle (added April 1, 2016)
(Semicollared Hawk, Gorgeted Wood-Quail, Tolima Dove, Rufous-fronted Parakeet, Indigo-winged and Yellow-eared Parrots, Andean Blossomcrown, Perija Metaltail, Perija Thistletail, Brown-banded Puffbird, Tawny-tufted Toucanet, Bar-bellied Woodcreeper, Chestn)