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Lake Neusiedl's best birding spots – scouted with the BTX

April 19 2017 by Leander Khil | Category: Telescopes

Lake Neusiedl's best birding spots – scouted with the BTX

Great bustards and a myriad of waterfowl and waders: The Lake Neusiedl - Seewinkel region in eastern Austria attracts birders with a staggering diversity. Leander took the BTX to find the hotspots of this spring.

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Duck Quest: Birding at Lake Constance with the new BTX

March 10 2017 by Leander Khil | Category: Bird watching

Duck Quest: Birding at Lake Constance with the new BTX

How many species of duck can you find in one place, on a single day, in a landlocked, Central European country? Leander Khil took the new BTX to the lake to find out.

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Oreophasis: Searching the Horned Guan in Guatemala

January 03 2017 by Leander Khil | Category: Bird watching

Oreophasis: Searching the Horned Guan in Guatemala

It’s 5 a.m., pitch dark and definitely cold enough to wear a few layers as we leave our lodge at the shore of Lake Atitlán, in the highlands of Guatemala. From here, we start our hike up on one of the volcanoes that surround the mystical lake. Our target is to find a specialized and highly endangered bird species that occurs only in the montane, moist forests of Mexico and Guatemala: The Horned Guan (Oreophasis derbianus).

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