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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 13th November 2012, 16:18
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By matthompson
Jays caching (Info for BBC nat hist doc)

Hi guys

I'm interested in pointers for good sites to film Jay. We want to film caching of acorns. But any sites you know where there are either lots of Jay present or the Jay are easier to get close...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Tuesday 27th April 2010, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By matthompson
Some lovely pictures there. The dance of the...

Some lovely pictures there. The dance of the Adder is something special to watch :-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd December 2009, 23:35
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By matthompson
Berry Good :-) Redwing and Thrush footage

Hi guys

Just thought I'd post some footage of these. These guys have moved into the grounds where I live and are busy munching there way through the Yew berries.

Also are they Mistle or Song Thrush...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th November 2009, 17:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By matthompson
Isn't photoshop a great tool ;-) Lovely image!

Isn't photoshop a great tool ;-)

Lovely image!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th November 2009, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By matthompson
Hi James Thanks fo the info. - I'll update this...

Hi James
Thanks fo the info. - I'll update this post if I decide to go over the next week or so.
Cheers
Mat
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th November 2009, 23:57
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By matthompson
Fowlmere anyone?

Hi guys
Just wondering if anyones been to Fowlmere over the past week or so, thinking of paying it a visit. Hows the Starling roost? Any Kingfishers about ? and anything else of interest?
Cheers
Mat
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th November 2009, 17:31
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By matthompson
Bump - Just in case theres anyone that might not...

Bump - Just in case theres anyone that might not have seen this post....We are still looking for a location for this.

Many thanks
Mat
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd November 2009, 10:06
Replies: 70
Views: 3,991
Posted By matthompson
I have to agree with Toms sentiments. Introduced...

I have to agree with Toms sentiments. Introduced species that could eventually see the displacement of our own flora or fauna should be a real cause for concern. A lovely bird....in its true home!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 2nd November 2009, 20:42
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By matthompson
Song Thrush help?

Hi everyone

I'm currently producing a documentary about garden wildlife together with a wildlife hospital in the South East. - I'm looking for a location to film Song Thrush cracking snails and so...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 22nd October 2009, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By matthompson
I just can't get my head around this. Simply...

I just can't get my head around this. Simply pointless waste of life and for what...someones perverse enjoyment!
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 15th July 2009, 00:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By matthompson
Hi guys Many thanks for the nice comments...

Hi guys

Many thanks for the nice comments folks.

Jaff - I like the post work on the pic. I'm surprised you pulled more detail out of the bee without things getting noisey. Do you work in...
Forum: Photo Critique Sunday 12th July 2009, 23:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By matthompson
Bee in flight...crit welcome

Just thought I'd throw this up to see what folks thought !? It took quite a few to get the bee within focus. F11 / 1/1000 @ 1600iso - Its a little noisey because of the high iso but I still think...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 4th April 2009, 00:37
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By matthompson
Many thanks for this Colin Tomorrow I'll look at...

Many thanks for this Colin

Tomorrow I'll look at the map and start drawing up a route with this very much in mind !

Cheers
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd April 2009, 13:15
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By matthompson
Trip to Scotland over Easter - Suggestions ?

Hi people.

I am taking a week or so tour through Scotland over Easter and thought I'd throw up a post to ask for good suggestions for species/locations to check out !?

At the moment the route...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 21st March 2009, 21:35
Replies: 4
Views: 3,578
Posted By matthompson
Anyone used a Nikon TC-16A - any thoughts?

Hi guys. I'm thinking of buying this TC but interested in anyone views who may have used one over the years. Anyone used a Nikon TC-16A - any thoughts?

Interested mainly in the IQ. It will be used...
Forum: Mammals Thursday 12th March 2009, 13:15
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By matthompson
Yeah I think the Romney marsh area is going to be...

Yeah I think the Romney marsh area is going to be worth a go. Maybe next week....I will keep you posted!
Forum: Nikon Thursday 12th March 2009, 10:14
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By matthompson
TC for - 80-200mm f/2.8D ED ?

Hi guys

I'm looking to buy a TC for my - 80-200mm f/2.8D ED ? probably 1.4, maybe 1.7 but I've read that the 1.4 has virtually no impact on IQ and will give me the extra reach I...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 11th March 2009, 23:55
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By matthompson
Funnilly enough that was the other place my...

Funnilly enough that was the other place my research has turned up so far..... Of course you can't rely on anything but its all about cutting the odds :-) Cheers
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 11th March 2009, 20:10
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By matthompson
Yeah, this is place I had ear marked ! Can I ask...

Yeah, this is place I had ear marked ! Can I ask whether you've seen any in the past few weeks or is this in previous years ?

Many thanks
Mat
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 11th March 2009, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By matthompson
Good Hare spots in the South East !?

Hi guys.

I was wondering whether folks could point me to any good regular spots they know of for Brown Hare. I am looking to do some filming and the closer to home the better as I can make repeated...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th March 2009, 19:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By matthompson
Hi John Mission accomplished ! I've spent about...

Hi John

Mission accomplished ! I've spent about 6-7 hours down at the Sevenoaks over a couple of days and it yielded some interesting stuff. I've only seen one weed dance but fortunately it was at a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th March 2009, 00:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By matthompson
JohnZ - Yes that well and truely rubs it in ! ...

JohnZ - Yes that well and truely rubs it in ! And this is in Sevenoaks huh. Well I'm in Penshurst so thats really close. Is it this reserve...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th March 2009, 17:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By matthompson
Hi people. Well I spent 4/5 hours at Darenth...

Hi people.

Well I spent 4/5 hours at Darenth today. There seems to be 5 birds. Two seemed very paired up but another male was offering weed to the female of the pair but was given the cold shoulder!...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th March 2009, 21:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By matthompson
Thanks for the responses. Claire78 - Typical,...

Thanks for the responses.

Claire78 - Typical, if only you could predict these things.

I didn't think it would have started already. Right then...time to start getting some organising done and get...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th March 2009, 15:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By matthompson
GC Grebe Courting Display ?

Hi guys

I'm looking to film the Great Crested Grebe courting display this spring. Obviously the closer I can get to the birds the better.

So what I'm looking for is information on locations you...
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