Trip Reports & Sightings

Posted by Mike Nelson

Malaysia, Borneo, Sabah - August 3rd - 16th, 2009, author Mike Nelson (added September 3, 2009)
(Sepilok, Kinabatangan, Danum Valley, Mount Kinabalu, Whiteheads Trogon, )

Ecuador - 26th August - 3rd September 2005, author Mike Nelson (added September 22, 2007)
(Sacha Lodge)

Singapore/Borneo/Peninsula Malaysia/Halmahera & Sulawesi, author Mike Nelson (added October 29, 2013)
(Ivory-breasted Pitta, Satanic Nightjar, Mountain Peacock-Pheasant, Blue-banded PItta)

Banda Sea Cruise 5th – 23rd October 2014, author Mike Nelson (link created October 27, 2014)
(Tanahjampea Monarch, Damar Flycatcher, Wetar Ground Dove, Alor Boobook)

Cameroon: Lowland Rainforest and Bamenda Highlands - March 24th - April 7th 2012 , author Mike Nelson (added October 27, 2012)
(Mt Cameroon, Bamenda Highlands, Mt Oku, Korup, Campo Ma'an)

South East Peru: July 11th – July 25th 2004, author Mike Nelson (added October 25, 2011)
(Tambopata, Posadas Amazonas, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca)

Costa Rica: July 10th - 19th 2003, author Mike Nelson (added October 24, 2011)
(OTS, Arenal, Monteverde, Carara)

France: Languedoc-Rousillon, Midi Pyrenees - May 2011, author Mike Nelson (added October 23, 2011)
(Etang Soulcem, Plateau de Beille, Gruisson, Montagne Noir)

Bhutan Oct 16-28, 2006, author Mike Nelson (added November 1, 2006)
(Dochu La, Lumphini Park, Bumthang, Paro, Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan, Thimphu)

Southern France, Midi-Pyrenees May 14th- 20th, 2008, author Mike Nelson (added May 31, 2008)
(Pyrenees, Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush, Woodchat Shrike, Golden Eagle)

Thailand: Shorebirds, Kaeng Krachan and Kanchanaburi - January 22nd - 28th 2012, author Mike Nelson (added March 4, 2012)
(Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann's Greenshank, Limestone Wren-babbler, Kaeng Krachan, Laem Pak Bia)

Chile, February 24-26 2007, author Mike Nelson (added March 3, 2007)
(El Peral, El Yali, Lampa, Leyva, Crag Chilia, White-throated Tapaculo)

Ghana - February 28th - March 10th, 2010, author Mike Nelson (added March 29, 2010)
(Kakum, Mole, Pel's, Picathartes, Standard-winged Nightjar)

Central & Eastern Panama - January 15th - 25th 2009, author Mike Nelson (added March 1, 2009)
(Harpy Eagle, Darien, El Valle, Pipeline Road,)

Costa Rica: June 28th - July 12th, 2012, author Mike Nelson (added June 9, 2013)
(Resplendent Quetzal, Coppery-headed Emerald, Osa Peninsula)

Guatemala: Pacific Highlands, Lowlands and Tikal, March 2013, author Mike Nelson (added June 4, 2013)
(Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler, Fulvous Owl, Tikal)

Bhutan and Assam: November 2012, author Mike Nelson (added June 2, 2013)
(Bhutan, Monal, Ward's Trogon, Nameri, Kaziranga)

Guatemala March 2013, author Mike Nelson (link created June 2, 2013)
(Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler, Fulvous Owl, Tikal)

Tennessee in Migration: May 19th-29th, 2013, author Mike Nelson (added June 19, 2013)
(Swainson's Warbler, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cumberland Plateau, Roan Mountain)

Madagascar: Central and South plus extensions - November 1st - December 28th, 2013, author Mike Nelson (added February 6, 2014)
(Andasibe, Ranomafana, Ifaty, Spiny Forest, Nosy Ve, Mananara, Masoala, Barenty, Ampijora, Betsiboke Delta)

Scotland: The Scottish Bird Fair and birding around Edinburgh - May 9th-13th, 2013, author Mike Nelson (added February 5, 2014)
(Edinburgh, St. Abb's Head, Pentland Hills)

Western Cape - South Africa - January 16th - 20th 2008, author Mike Nelson (added February 5, 2008)
(Langebaan, Tankwa Karoo, Strandfontein, Betty's Bay, De Hoop, Overberg)

Morocco: September 10th - 19th 2008, author Mike Nelson (added February 24, 2009)
(Northern Bald Ibis, Essouira, Oued Massa, Oued Souss)

Costa Rica: January 5th-25th, 2014, author Mike Nelson (added February 12, 2014)
(Rancho Naturalista, Cano Negro, Guanacaste, Osa Peninsula, Unspotted Saw-whet Owl)

Sri Lanka December 8th-19th, 2014, author Mike Nelson (added December 29, 2014)
(Serendib Scops Owl, Sri Lanka Frogmouth)

Banda Sea Cruise: October 2014, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Tanahjampea Monarach, Wetar Ground Dove, Alor Boobook, Wallace's Fruit Dove, Damar Flycatcher)

Peninsular Malaysia/Sabah: Clean up custom tour March 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Mountain Peacock-Pheasant, Rail-Babbler, Crimson-headed Partridge, Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker)

Sumatra and West Java: April 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Javan Trogon, Oriental Bay Owl, Sumatran Frogmouth, Rajah Scops Owl, Salvadori's Pheasant)

Peninsular Malaysia: Rail-Babbler custom tour April 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Rail-Babbler, Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker, Terek Sandpiper, Great Hornbill)

Sumatra and West Java: August/September 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Sumatran Ground Cuckoo, Javan Cochoa, Gould's Frogmouth, Sunda Frogmouth, White-winged Duck)

Philippines:Scheduled Tour February/March 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Palawan Peacock-Pheasant, Philippine Eagle, Giant Scops Owl, Palawan Frogmouth, Steere's Pitta)

Lesser Sundas (Sumba, Rote, Timor, Flores, Komodo): June 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Flores Scops Owl, Little Sumba Boobook, Roti Boobook, Black-banded Flycatcher, Flores Shortwing)

Lesser Sundas custom tour (Sumba, Rote, Timor, Flores, Komodo): July 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Flores Scops Owl, Bare-throated Whistler, Roti Boobook, Elegant Pitta, Flores Shortwing, Red-naped Fruit Dove)

Lesser Sundas (Sumba, Rote, Timor, Flores, Komodo): September 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Red-naped Fruit Dove, Orange-crested Cockatoo, Rote Leaf Warbler, Timor Nightjar, Chestnut-backed Thrush)

Sulawesi and Halmahera: October 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Hylocitrea, Purple-bearded Bee-eater, Maleo, Wallace's Standardwing, Ivory-breasted Pitta)

Sulawesi and Halmahera: September/October 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Wallace's Standardwing, Sulawesi Masked Owl, Blue-faced Rail, Purple Dollarbird, Maleo, Diabolical Nightjar)

Sulawesi and Halmahera: July/August2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Moluccan Scrubfowl, Lompobattang Flycatcher, Minahassa Masked Owl, Cinnabar Boobook, Moluccan Owlet-Nightjar)

Peninsular Malaysia: Custom Tour July-August 2014, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Mountain Peacock-Pheasant, Rail-Babbler, Gould's Frogmouth, Malayan Whistling-Thrush, Malaysian Partridge)

Peninsular Malaysia: Genting Highlands October 2014, author Mike Nelson (link created December 16, 2016)
(Mountain Peacock-Pheasant, Rail-Babbler)

Borneo: Sabah and Sarawak, April/May 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Black Oriole, Dulit Frogmouth, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Hose's Broadbill, Whitehead's Trio)

Borneo: Sabah and Sarawak, November 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Giant Pitta, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Dulit Frogmouth, Black Oriole, Mountain Scops Owl, Grey-breasted Babbler)

Borneo: Sabah and Sarawak, March/April 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Black Oriole, Dulit Frogmouth, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Hose's Broadbill, Whitehead's Trio)

Cambodia custom tour: March 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Giant Ibis, White-shouldered Ibis, Bengal Florican, Manchurian Reed Warbler, Cambodian Tailorbird)

Cambodia and Laos scheduled tour: Jan/Feb 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Giant Ibis, White-shouldered Ibis, Bare-faced Bulbul, Bengal Florican, Manchurian Reed Warbler, Cambodian Tailorbird)

Cambodia and Laos scheduled tour: Jan/Feb 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Cambodian Laughingthrush, Giant Ibis, Cambodian Tailorbird, Mekong Wagtail, Chinese Grassbird)

India: West; Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujurat and Maharashtra, January 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Indian Bustard, Indian Spotted Creeper, Green Avadavat, Syke's Trio, Forest Owlet, Stolizka's Bushchat)

China: Sichuan May/June 2015, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Pere David's Owl, Blue Eared Pheasant, Firethroat, Blackthroat, Rufous-headed Robin, Streaked Barwing, Crested Ibis)

China: Sichuan May/June 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Firethroat, Verreaux's Monal-Partridge, Sharpe's Rosefinch, Chinese Monal, Przewalski's Pinktail)

China: Tibet Plateau and Xinjiang June 2016, author Mike Nelson (link created December 11, 2016)
(Henderson's and Biddulph's Ground Jay, Przewalski's Pinktail, Tarim Babbler, Red-headed Bunting, Tibetan Sanadgrouse)

Colorado (The Chicken Run), USA, April 18th - 26th 2010, author Mike Nelson (added August 5, 2010)
(Greater Prairie-chicken, Gunnison, Pawnee Grasslands, Comanche Grasslands, Loveland Pass)

Alaska - August 10th-20th, 2007 - The quest for Dippers, author Mike Nelson (added August 25, 2007)
(Alaska, Denali, Seward, Pelagic, Gyrfalcon)

Peninsula Malaysia Custom Tour, July 18th-August 3rd, 2014, author Mike Nelson (link created August 24, 2014)
(Fraser's Hill, Taman Negara, Malayan Whistling Thrush, Malaysian Partridge, Mountain and Malaysian Peacock-Pheasant)

China: Qinghai and Tibet, July 2014, author Mike Nelson (link created August 24, 2014)
(Przevalski's Finch, Tibetan (Robrovski's) Rosefinch, Tibetan Sandgrouse, Tibetan (Kozlov's) Bunting, Lord Derby's Parakeet)

North India: Pangot, Sat Tal, Corbett, February 27th-March 13th, 2011, author Mike Nelson (added August 17, 2011)
(Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Corbett National Park, Pangot, Sat Tal)

Florida: Central and Southern Florida including the Keys and Dry Tortugas, April 7th-14th, 2013, author Mike Nelson (added August 1, 2013)
(Snail Kite, Florida Scrub Jay, Dry Tortugas, Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow)

Northwest Argentina - March 9th - 15th 2009, author Mike Nelson (added April 12, 2009)
(Jujuy, Yala, Rufous-throated Dipper, Puna Flamingo, Pozuelos, Yavi)