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  Trips outside Europe

 

Birdlist Where When Notes With whom
  Botswana 2018
2 weeks
Cheetahs, wild dogs, lions, 200+ bird species Jiří Machálek, Martin Mecnarowski, Hana Mecnarowská, Ondřej Prosický
  Oman 2018
2 weeks
A "blind spot" of my global birding - and a great and nice surprise! Trip report (by Dodin) Robert Doležal, Luboš Doupal, Jožka Chytil, František Kopecký, Hana Macková, Petr Podzemný
  Australia 2017
4 weeks
6 600 km car trip across the full length of Eastern Australia Lenka Harmáčková, Libor Vaicenbacher
  Antarctica, South Georgia, Falkland Islands & Argentina 2017
3 weeks
The trip of lifetime (for anybody who was lucky to get to the 7th continent)
  South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland 2016
5 weeks
Big game, great birds! Michal Kysučan
Colombia 2015
3 weeks
Cordillera Occidental, Central, Oriental & Santa Marta ... ! Jiří Hřebíček, Petr Izdný, Martin Mecnarowski, Ondřej Prosický, Libor Vaicenbacher
  Argentina & Uruguay 2013/14
3 weeks
9 000 km from B. Aires through Rio Gallegos and back along eastern Andes Trip report (by RD) Robert Doležal
Cameroon 2013
4 weeks
Visiting Kedjom-Keku and Mt. Cameroon
  Malaysia 2013
2 weeks
As always:-)
  New Zealand 2013
2 weeks
Work in the North & travelling in the South Island Matt Shawkey, Liliana D'Alba
Tahiti 2013
1/2 week
Few native & many introduced birds ... Mark E. Hauber
USA 2013
6 weeks
Work & birdwatching in the NY state
Costa Rica 2013
3 weeks
Study trip & simple research project Libor Vaicenbacher
China 2012
3 weeks
Hainan Island Marcel Honza (part of the trip)
  Peru 2011
6 weeks
Studying avian biodiversity of cloud forest in the High Andes Libor Vaicenbacher
India 2010
4 weeks
From Kanyakumari (the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula) to Dehli ... Lenka Zídková (part of the trip)
Brazil 2010
5 weeks
Atlantic rainforests (best birdwatching trip so far: e.g., 158 bird species in one day!) Vladimír Remeš
(1st half of the trip)
Ecuador 2009
6 weeks
Studying avian biodiversity of cloud forest in the High Andes Libor Vaicenbacher
Brazil 2009
4 weeks
Rainforest, cerrado & Pantanal = 400 bird species Vladimír Remeš, Peter Samaš
Argentina 2008/09
5 weeks
Research in El Destino reserve plus birdwatching in Peninsula Valdés (another life dream "ticked off") Trip report (by RD) Robert Doležal
  New Zealand 2008
4 weeks
Again, work (much) & travelling (little) in the North Island
Malaysia 2008
1 week
From Bukit Fraser to Kuala Selangor (only:-)
China 2008
3 weeks
Research in Dalou Mountains, Guizhou Province Petr Kovařík
Malaysia 2007
4 weeks
This time in the rain season ... Vladimír Remeš
(1st half of the trip)
  Australia 2007
2 weeks
Western Australia - birdwatching + echidnawatching Michael J. Kuehn, Vladimír Remeš, Jim Rivers
Malaysia & Singapore 2007
3 weeks
Good old places (Cameron Highlands, Kuala Selangor) plus some new ones (Bukit Fraser)  –
Australia 2007
3 weeks
Queensland - birdwatching + platypuswatching  –
Morocco 2007
3 weeks
Africa, finally:-) Surprisingly cold this time. Trip reports Robert Doležal, Robert Vlk
  Mexico, USA 2006
6 weeks
For the first time in the North of Mexico Pavel Krejčí (part of the trip)
Malaysia & Singapore 2006
2 weeks
Again in the peninsular part of the country and finally in the oldest tropical rain forest in the world (yes, Taman Negara)  –
New Zealand 2006
12 weeks
Work & travelling in the North Island  –
  Mexico, Guatemala 2005
4 weeks
Monarch butterflies, humpback whales and other interesting creatures ... Vladimír Remeš, Milan Veselý (1st half of the trip)
  Mexico, Guatemala 2004
7 weeks
This time in the rain season to see a different face of this interesting area  –
  Brazil, Bolivia & Argentina 2003
13 weeks
The best trip – some 600 species of birds & 50 mammal species Michaela Lorencová & Radim Šumbera
  India 2003
5 weeks
Top nature & culture! Dominika Glacová, Petr Kovařík & Alena Pluhařová
  Canada 2002
8 weeks
15 000 km by hitchhiking, from Atlantic to Pacific coast and back  –
  Venezuela 2002
4 weeks
Excellent birdwatching Honza Losík & Honza Novák
  Indonesia (Sumatra) & Malaysia 2001
4 weeks
A search for pitcher plants (Nepenthes spp.) Miloš Jirků, David Švarc & Pavel Weimann
  Indonesia (Sumatra & Java) 2000
2 weeks
A search for pitcher plants (Nepenthes spp.) Miloš Jirků
  Malaysia & Singapore 1999
2 weeks
East Asia isn’t bad as well:–) Miloš Jirků
  Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras & Belize 1998
5 weeks
For the first time in tropics – finally!!! Miloš Jirků

 

 

  Some European trips

 

Birdlist Where  When Info With whom
  Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein & Switzerland 2018
1 week
Alps Josef Heryán
  Finland 2018
2 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts Peter Samaš
  Ireland 2018
1 week
Wintering shorebirds, red grouse and Guiness Jindřich Sedláček
  Netherlands 2017
1 week
Trip report (by M. Šindel) Martin Šerek, Michal Šindel, Zdeněk Tunka
  Island 2017
2 weeks
3 333 (no kidding!) km car trip around the island Lenka Harmáčková, Jan Vidlař, Monika Vidlařová
  Finland 2017
3 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts Peter Samaš
  Spain, Italy, France, Monaco & Andorra 2017
1 week
6 300 km car trip to Iberian Peninsula Petr Kovařík
  Finland 2016
3 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts - second trip this year Michal Kysučan, Zdeněk Tyller
  Finland & Norway 2016
4 weeks
Cuckoos & redstarts, plus birding Varanger Michal Kysučan, Zdeněk Tyller
  Neusiedler See 2016
1/2 week
  Jindřich Sedláček
  Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia,  Finland, Norway,  Sweden, Denmark & Germany 2015
12 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts plus flight behaviour of birds, also fine birding when coming home via Nordkapp Michal Kysučan, Peter Samaš, Zdeněk Tyller
  Greece 2015
1 week
Kerkini (what else than the pelicans :-) Martin Hrouzek, Josef Heryán
  Turkey 2014
1 week
X-mass holidays data collection :) Beata Matysioková, Vladimír Remeš
  Hungary 2014
1/2 week
Spectacular autumn migration of cranes in Hortobágyi National Park again Lenka Harmáčková, Vladimír Remeš, Jana Lídr Růžičková, Jindřich Sedláček, Monika Vahalíková, Lenka Zídková
  Neusiedler See 2014
1/2 week
Visiting also the Hungarian side of the area Jindřich Sedláček
  Finland 2013
4 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts plus flight behaviour of birds Peter Samaš
  Finland 2012
5 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts - second trip this year Peter Samaš
  Finland 2012
2 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts Peter Samaš
  Netherlands 2010
1 week
Wintering geese and other goodies at sea shore (including the Baltimore oriole!)
Trip report
(by RD), Trip report (by FK)
Robert Doležal, František Kopecký &
Jiří Ševčík
  Finland 2008
3 weeks
Studying common cuckoos and redstarts (with some results)
Hungary 2007
1/2 week
Spectacular autumn migration of cranes in Hortobágyi National Park again Robert Vlk
  Greece 2005
2 weeks
Spring (April/May) is a different world compared to summer in the Mediterranean Miloš Jirků & others
  Slovenia & Italy 2004
1 week
November birdwatching in the Mediterranean Robert Vlk
  Norway & Sweden 2002
6 weeks
Work & travelling
  Paris 2002
1 week
A short hitching trip to the marvellous city Many thanx to M. Č. for her hospitality
  Hungary 2001
1/2 week
Spectacular autumn migration of cranes in Hortobágyi National Park. Miloš Jirků, David Modrý & others
  Jersey
(Channel Islands)
1998
1 week 
A hitchhiking trip to the Gerald Durrell's  zoo – one of my life dreams fulfilled! :-)
  Bulgaria 1998
2 weeks
Mountain ranges of Belasica, Pirin and Rila Robert Vlk
  Neusiedler See 1998
1/2 week
Again a short hitching trip Petr Kovařík
Portugal, Spain & France 1997
3 weeks
7 500 km by hitchhiking
  Neusiedler See 1997
1/2 week
Again a short hitching trip Pavel Krejčí
Danube Delta (Romania) 1996
2 weeks
With "Pepa" again Josef Bryja, Vítězslav Bryja, Martin Hrouzek, Pavel Krejčí, Petr Pařil, Robert Vlk
  France 1996
1 week
A week of hitching for a couple of hours of birding in the fabulous Camargue
  Neusiedler See 1996
1/2 week
Again a short hitching trip
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Norway, Finland, Sweden & Germany 1995
3 weeks
With an excellent "Pepa" travel agency Josef Bryja, Vítězslav Bryja, Martin Hrouzek, Pavel Krejčí
  Neusiedler See 1994
1/2 week
My first serious birdwatching abroad :-)