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Forum: South Korea Tuesday 26th September 2017, 18:49
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Fernando np
Saemangeum

Hi,

At the end of Octuber, I'll have some free days for South Korea from Busan to Seoul. I'd like to spend a day or two birding. I've read about Saemangeum some years ago and later, about the seawal...
Forum: Japan Tuesday 5th September 2017, 14:43
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Fernando np
Thanks, I didn't rememberer the free Brazil's...

Thanks,

I didn't rememberer the free Brazil's guide. Although not a twitcher myself, a big smile would appear in my face if a Steller Sea Eagle goes inside my view field. I've booked the first two...
Forum: Japan Monday 28th August 2017, 22:19
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Fernando np
Hokaido in Octuber

Hi,

I'll have five days for the outdoors of Hokaido at the beginning of Octuber, inside a longer trip for Japan and Korea. I'll carry binoculars but not spotting scope. My first idea was going to...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 06:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Fernando np
In Dadia, the transition of pines, from...

In Dadia, the transition of pines, from reforestation, to oaks it's visible. One time the pines get commercial size, they are cut and the small oaks prunned. Of course, only these last show the...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Wednesday 16th November 2016, 15:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Fernando np
Thanks, I had forgotten to look at this post. I...

Thanks,

I had forgotten to look at this post. I migth realized that this forum doesn't send me email alerts every time there's a reply.
I've spend three days round Evros delta, Dadia y Lake...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 28th September 2016, 11:16
Replies: 6
Views: 2,396
Posted By Fernando np
The squared tail uses to be very evident. The...

The squared tail uses to be very evident. The fligth of booted eagle looks more energetic. Not difficult to tell one or other. A pair of times, I've seen buzzard parasiting the prey of booted eagle...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Wednesday 28th September 2016, 11:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Fernando np
Two days for birding

Hi,

In the middle of November, I'll be finishing my holidays in Greece. After mount Athos, I'll be free for taking a walk on the birds side. My fuzzy idea is to rent a car in Thesaloniki airport,...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 14th April 2016, 23:09
Replies: 22
Views: 5,489
Posted By Fernando np
They were my main tool during the nineties, when...

They were my main tool during the nineties, when I was working as hunting guide. Really, they looked smart. For birding, both, my 8.5X42EL and 8X32SE are superior in colour rendition. On the other...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th April 2016, 22:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Fernando np
The binoculars arrived back home yesterday. The...

The binoculars arrived back home yesterday. The repair has been made at no cost for me. They look, as allow to look at, as new. Objetive covers have been renoved, let's cross the fingers. One...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 25th February 2016, 14:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Fernando np
With ccoperative birds, at short distance, I...

With ccoperative birds, at short distance, I rated the 8X32 SE over the 8,5X42 EL. First time I have news obut the lend service. It would have been interesting to use the 15X56 for some weeks.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 25th February 2016, 14:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Fernando np
Exactly is what is going to be made. The cost of...

Exactly is what is going to be made. The cost of courier to/from Barcelona is going to be paid by me. The courier service Barcelona-Austria-Barcelona depends from them.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 25th February 2016, 10:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Fernando np
I know for a long time, the two positions,...

I know for a long time, the two positions, general and individual, of the focusing wheel.
The official dealer in Spain, has answered me that I send them the binoculars. The previous repair was made...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 24th February 2016, 22:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By Fernando np
Focusing problems with old 8,5X42EL

Hi,

This morning, when I've taken the binoculars for watching a merlin, I've realized it was imposible to focus clearly over 20 metres, The focusing wheel finds their farthest limit there. On the...
Forum: Kazakhstan Tuesday 18th August 2015, 22:14
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By Fernando np
Birding daytrip to Lake Tengiz

Hi,

Ill go to Kazakhastan next Octuber. From Astana, the best option for a birding daytrip, looks that area. Any sugestion? Every bit of information will be welcomed as mine is almost zero....
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 10th August 2014, 17:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By Fernando np
The quality of the service depends on the...

The quality of the service depends on the country. Here, its inthinkable apart if are and A+ customer, a bunch of binoculars, vg an environmental agency. I don't have doubts about the quality of the...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 7th August 2014, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By Fernando np
Ocular cover for ELs

Hi,

Today the ocualr cover of my 8.5X42 ELs have broken. Any sugestion for an alternative, cheaper than those offered by the maker? By the way, the broken ones are the originals. Hard...
Forum: India Tuesday 8th July 2014, 17:25
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Fernando np
Thanks, The dates considered are at the end of...

Thanks,

The dates considered are at the end of Octuber. When going to the Sunderbands, December, I had good rememberings about the shrimp farms, vg Goliath Heron.
Forum: India Saturday 5th July 2014, 05:23
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Fernando np
East Kolkata wetlands

Hi,

I will be travelling in India next, Octuber-November, through Ladakh and NE. I'm curious about the East Kolkata wetlands. It isn't listed in Kolkatabirds.com/sites. How worth is it? How to get...
Forum: Russia Saturday 6th April 2013, 16:48
Replies: 0
Views: 940
Posted By Fernando np
Question Volga Delta Octuber 2013

Hi,
I'm looking for information about local guides in first place. Every bit of information will be welcomed. This forum isn't very strong about this topic, so sugestions?
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 28th March 2013, 14:29
Replies: 0
Views: 938
Posted By Fernando np
Volga Delta, Octuber 2013

Hi,
Round middle of next Octuber, I hope to spend a week there. Very poor information yet. If somebody has information or is interested in this destination and dates, please make me know. By the way,...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 22nd January 2013, 09:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By Fernando np
That must have been a good time for the...

That must have been a good time for the observer!. In raptor such actions are not excepcional. Usually are related when a territory is defended. I've seen in different years how the same female...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 30th December 2012, 19:56
Replies: 3
Views: 8,876
Posted By Fernando np
Threaded insert is the name of the piece...

Threaded insert is the name of the piece http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Threaded_insert
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 30th December 2012, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 8,876
Posted By Fernando np
Old Diascope85. The "nut" for connecting to the tripod is broken.

Hello,
Today I've been punished in my Diascope for not being enough careful. Lately, I've changed everyday between tripod plate, manfrotto, and the car window clamp. As a result the...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Monday 22nd October 2012, 13:24
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By Fernando np
Bookshop HK

Hi,
In days I'll be in HK in an 8 hours transit. Going towards Cambodia, the Craig Robson SE Asia birdguide was in my list. I just cancel my Amazon order, imposible to arrive on time. Probably...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th October 2012, 12:38
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By Fernando np
Optics chops in China.

Hi,
This question must have been posted before. Any recommendation about reliable retailers in Kunming, Shenzhen y Hong Kong?
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