Whalewatching in Lima, Peru

July 7, 2011
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Here are 15 species of Cetaceans (Whales and Dolphins) that have been seen during deep sea pelagics in Peru since Kolibri Expeditions started whale-watching and seabird pelagics off the Peruvian coast from Lima in 2000. Now Kolibri Expeditions shall acquire their own boat to make even more frequent outings to collect data on the abundance and distribution of Peruvian Cetaceans throughout the year.

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Chumming techniques

June 7, 2011
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Chumming on Pelagics Gary Allport of Birdlife International recently placed a question on Seabird-News about chumming techniques to attract seabirds while doing pelagic birding. He was overwhelmed with replies and decided to summarize what he had learned in an article, which Gary has allowed to be shared and spread.  Therefore, his summary appears here in [...]

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Ideas – Birding Peru Newsletter

June 2, 2011
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Eight ideas to make birding huge. Most of the time I am busy either guiding Kolibri Expeditions tours, making arrangements for the tours (although Victor has been relieving me some lately) and conversations via email with clients. But sometimes, I get ideas – that totally consume me. And it is particularly one of those ideas [...]

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Perpetual free birding in Peru.

May 19, 2011
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Kolibri Expeditions VIP Club. Help us build birding infrastructure in Peru. We can do this together. You get 1000s of dollars in discount on your birdingtrips – and we can build birding infrastructure such as birding lodges in rural areas, creating small reserves, placing hummingbird feeders in strategic places and getting a safe boat to run pelagic in Lima. This is a Win-Win project. You’ll become a VIP and get great discounts and we build a complete framework of birding infrastructure in Peru over the years.

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Birding Peru 2011

May 13, 2011
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Upcoming trips and birding opportunities in Peru Kolibri Expeditons is having a good year so far when it comes to bookings, but it is very uneven. We had 3 months of hardly any work to begin with, then a very busy April with myself in Colombia and several trips running in Peru including a large [...]

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Birding on TED?

April 25, 2011
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Birding will save the Planet I don’t even know if birding can be mainstream, but TED seems to be a good venue to try.  Today is the deadline for the public to submit a one-minute video for an live audition in New York on May 24.  The best will go to the TED event in [...]

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Gunnar’s weekly Twitter links about birding, birds and Social Media 2011-03-21

March 21, 2011

Died and gone to bird book Heaven http://bit.ly/gjz6OC # 10000birds: Avian Quiz Answer – March 11, 2011 http://bit.ly/eVV9q2 # 10000birds: Sandhill Crane Hunt in Kentucky?! http://bit.ly/g07Jnb # 10000birds: Duck Migration http://bit.ly/flKp9I # ABC BirdNews: New Study Highlights Dramatic Impact of Cats on Birds http://bit.ly/e0AzQ5 # ABA blog Blog Birding #21 Dan at Flight of the [...]

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Gunnar’s weekly Twitter links about birding, birds and Social Media 2011-03-14

March 14, 2011

Man fuelled by tigerblood to be our next RSPB president? http://bit.ly/fg3vl9 # 10000birds: The Bluebird by John Burroughs http://bit.ly/gl8pqq # ABA blog The Greatest Bird: Wow. ABA President Jeff Gordon sure has opened up a can of worms with this rather st… http://bit.ly/hfb67U # Szimi: My New Domain: SzimiStyle.me: Registration process of my new domain has [...]

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Gunnar’s weekly Twitter links about birding, birds and Social Media 2011-03-07

March 7, 2011

10000birds: Mallard Complexity http://bit.ly/e0Xxlc # BirdLife: Endangered Yellow-shouldered Blackbird on “Neotropical Birds”: An authoritative online life history fo… http://bit.ly/hn4EHW # BirdLife: Former President of International Council for Bird Preservation and Audubon dies: “The world has lost … http://bit.ly/fdonOL # 10000birds: Domestic or Manky Mallards http://bit.ly/gcTc83 # BirdLife: Tackling Invasive Alien Species: BirdLife has published a [...]

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How to get world fame with one kick!

March 3, 2011
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How to become world famous in a day? Either you do something sensational – or you do something really stupid. It is quite clear that the latter is far easier to bring you world fame. Take this football player from Panama, Luis Moreno, who plays for the Colombian team Deportivo Perreira, for instance. He kicked [...]

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