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.


Western Kingbird on Azores

14 Oct 2018 - 08:50 -- José Luis Copete

Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis), one photographed on 13 October 2018 at Ponta Delgada, Flores, would be the first record for Azores and the Western Palearctic. Reported on Tarsiger group in Facebook.

White-faced Ibis in Cuba

14 Oct 2018 - 08:41 -- José Luis Copete

White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi), an adult photographed on 19 May 2018 south of Yaguaramas, Matanzas province, is the first record for Cuba and the West Indies.

Swinhoe's Storm-petrel in Germany

13 Oct 2018 - 11:57 -- José Luis Copete

Swinhoe's Storm-petrel (Hydrobates monorhis), one filmed on 3 October 2018 at Wangerooge, Niedersachsen, would be the first record for Germany if accepted (Christopher König pers. com.).

Wilson’s Warbler on Azores

13 Oct 2018 - 11:53 -- José Luis Copete

Wilson’s Warbler (Cardellina pusilla), a first-winter female photographed on 12 October 2018 at Vila do Corvo, Corvo, would be the first record for Azores and only the 4th for the Western Palearctic. Reported on Tarsiger group of Facebook.

Crowned Slaty Flycatcher on Bonaire

2 Oct 2018 - 16:29 -- José Luis Copete

Crowned Slaty Flycatcher (Griseotyrannus aurantioatrocristatus), one photographed on 3 September 2018 at the Sewage Works, Bonaire Island, would the first record for this island and apparently the first for the ABC Islands (Netherlands Antilles).