First Country Reports

Below you will find all of the First Country Reports posted on HBW Alive. You can order them by post date or title.


Red-throated Pipit in Guatemala

18 Mar 2019 - 16:17 -- José Luis Copete

Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus), one photographed on 15 April 2018 at at Sierra Los Cuchumatanes, 2 km east of La Capellanía (15°24’38.7”N, 91°25’55.3”W), dpto. Huehuetenang, is the first record for Guatemala and Central America.

Eastern Subalpine Warbler in Morocco

18 Mar 2019 - 08:45 -- José Luis Copete

Eastern Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans albistriata), 4 birds reported, 3 of these ringed, on 14-15 March 2019 at Yasmina, near Merzouga, would be the first record of this taxon for Morocco.

Tufted Duck on Guadeloupe

14 Mar 2019 - 09:50 -- José Luis Copete

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula), one photographed on 13 March 2019 at Barrage de Gaschet would be the first record for Guadeloupe.

Black-throated Green Warbler in Ecuador

13 Mar 2019 - 20:24 -- José Luis Copete

Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens), one photographed on 10 March 2019 at Casa Divina Lodge, Mindo, would be the first photographed record for Ecuador. Reported on the Global Rare Bird Alert group of Facebook.

Tahiti Petrel in Oman

11 Mar 2019 - 17:56 -- José Luis Copete

Tahiti Petrel (Pseudobulweria rostrata), one photographed on 23 February 2019 about 5 miles south off Mirbat, Dhofar (Bill Simpson personal comment), would be the first record for Oman.