Trip Reports & Sightings

Posted by Pete Aley

Brazil - 8th - 21st June 2013, author Pete Aley (added October 2, 2013)
(Atlantic Rainforest (REGUA) and Pantanal - Jaguars and a whole lot more)

St Lucia - 27th August - 3rd September 2018, author Pete Aley (added November 23, 2018)
(St Lucia Parrot, Black Finch, Pewee, Oriole and Warbler plus House Wren, White-breasted Thrasher, other Lesser Antillen endemics and vagrant Glossy Ibis.)

Canary Islands, Fuerteventura, March 2018, author Pete Aley (added May 4, 2018)
(Houbara Bustards, Cream-coloured Coursers, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Berthelot’s Pipits, Fuerteventura Chats, African Blue Tits, Lesser Short-toed Larks, Trumpeter Finches, Laughing Doves, Southern Grey Shrikes, Spanish Sparrow, Pallid Swift)

Nepal: Langtang and Chitwan, 24th March to 12th April 2013, author Pete Aley (added May 11, 2013)
(Langtang trek, Chitwan, and Pulchowki)

South-east Asia 2020 , author Pete Aley (added June 23, 2020)
(Thailand & Vietnam plus short visits to Laos & Cambodia. A birding trip combined with sight seeing and relaxation. Spoon-billed Sandpiper, five species of Pitta & much more.)

Sabah - 3rd - 17th March 2019, author Pete Aley (added June 18, 2019)
(Danum Valley, Kinabatangan River, Deramakot & Mount Kinabalu. Thirty species of Bornean endemic birds including: Red-breasted & Crimson-headed Partridges, White-fronted Falconet, Bornean Bristlehead, Whitehead’s Trogon & Broadbill)

New Zealand: North & South Islands - March - April 2015 with Singapore stop-over, author Pete Aley (added July 27, 2015)
(Four species of Kiwi, Rock Wren, Black Stilt, Fairy Tern, Blue Duck, Stitchbird, Kokako, Albatrosses, Wrybill, North and South Island Saddlebacks, Morepork, New Zealand Falcon, Yellowhead, New Zealand Pipit, Rifleman, Penguins, dolphins and whale.)

India, November - December 2017, Ranthambhore, Bandhavgarh, Bharatpur, Chambal River, Sultanpur & Delhi, author Pete Aley (added February 18, 2018)
(Tigers, Sloth Bear, Jungle Cats, Leopard, Indian River Dolphin, Sarus Cranes, Indian Coursers, Black-necked Storks, Black Bitterns, Indian Thick-knees, Painted Snipes, Black-bellied & River Terns, seven species of Owl, Indian Nightjar, Malabar Pied Hornbi)

California: July 2012, author Pete Aley (added August 15, 2012)
(A two-week trip to northern California )

Tavira, Portugal: March 2017, author Pete Aley (added April 14, 2017)
(Flocks of Greater Flamingos and Audouin’s Gulls, Black-shouldered Kite, Booted Eagle, several Great Spotted Cuckoos, parties of Azure-winged Magpies, two each of Blue Rock Thrush, Western Subalpine Warbler and Pallid Swift, Bluethroat, a few Spotless St)

Cuba - February 2016, author Pete Aley (added April 1, 2016)
(Zapata and Cayo Coco. Bee Hummingbirds in a private garden, Stygian Owls at the nest, Bare-legged and Cuban Pygmy Owls together, West Indian Whistling Ducks in our hotel grounds, excellent views of Thick-billed Vireos and Cuban Gnatcatchers, Cuban Nightja)