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.


White-winged Tern in Cape Verde

21 Nov 2017 - 14:02 -- José Luis Copete

White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus), one photographed on 17 November 2017 at Tarrafal, Santiago, is the first record for Cape Verde.

Long-tailed Cormorant in Cape Verde

20 Nov 2017 - 09:10 -- José Luis Copete

Long-tailed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus), one photographed on 17 November 2017 at Pedra Badejo, Santiago, would be the first record for Cape Verde.

Eurasian Dotterel in Cape Verde

20 Nov 2017 - 09:05 -- José Luis Copete

Eurasian Dotterel (Eudromias morinellus), one photographed on 8 November 2017 at Bondeira, Fogo, would be the first documented record for Cape Verde.

White-winged Crossbill in Iceland

16 Nov 2017 - 08:37 -- José Luis Copete

White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera leucoptera), one photographed on 14-15 November 2017 at Sólbrekka/Seltjörn, identified by the call, would be the first record of this North American subspecies in Iceland, as well as in the Western Palearctic.

Northern Grey Shrike in Sweden

10 Nov 2017 - 10:24 -- José Luis Copete

Northern Grey Shrike (Lanius borealis sibiricus), one photographed on 30-31 October 2017 at Öland would be the first record for Sweden if accepted.

Heuglin's Gull in Bhutan

10 Nov 2017 - 09:23 -- José Luis Copete

Heuglin's Gull (Larus fuscus heuglini), one photographed on 8 November 2017 would be the first record for Bhutan.

Brown Shrike on Malta

3 Nov 2017 - 10:04 -- José Luis Copete

Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus), one photographed on 2 November 2017 would be the first record for Malta if accepted.