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Forum: Information Wanted Monday 4th December 2017, 15:33
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Steve Arlow
Point Pelee in Ontario would provide a host of...

Point Pelee in Ontario would provide a host of American Wood Warblers plus flycatchers, tanagers and so on with a few days up at Algonquin providing some more boreal species such as Evening Grosbeak,...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 8th November 2017, 08:30
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Steve Arlow
Recently sent the wifes, my old, 8x32BNs to be...

Recently sent the wifes, my old, 8x32BNs to be fixed, there was a focusing to issue, via Viking Optics and they have come back within a few weeks and look spot on and far better than before I sent...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th November 2017, 14:48
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Steve Arlow
Grey Plover

Grey Plover
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th October 2017, 21:12
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Steve Arlow
Looks more like a Steppe Gull, barabensis

Looks more like a Steppe Gull, barabensis
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th October 2017, 13:54
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Steve Arlow
Agree not a Grey. Bill is long and slender, long...

Agree not a Grey. Bill is long and slender, long legs and delicate structure would be inclined to exclude European Golden Plover. The overall feel of the bird, leggy, long slim bill, strong eye brow,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th September 2017, 13:22
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Steve Arlow
I'd say they were Ruff

I'd say they were Ruff
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th September 2017, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Steve Arlow
Appears to have a pale outer tail feather and is...

Appears to have a pale outer tail feather and is long tailed so probably a Reed bunting
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th September 2017, 08:03
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Steve Arlow
Ruff, Yellow Wagtail, possibly a Dunnock and...

Ruff, Yellow Wagtail, possibly a Dunnock and Whooper Swans
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th September 2017, 08:20
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Steve Arlow
Herring Gulls and 2 female House Sparrows

Herring Gulls and 2 female House Sparrows
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th September 2017, 15:28
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Steve Arlow
In order - Shoveler, Mallard and Pheasant

In order - Shoveler, Mallard and Pheasant
Forum: Tips For New Birders Monday 4th September 2017, 14:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By Steve Arlow
Date, location, times there from-to, species,...

Date, location, times there from-to, species, numbers, age of some species seen, sex of some species seen.

Example:

02/05/2017; local reserve, light SE wind with light cloud and sunny spells :...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th September 2017, 14:38
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Steve Arlow
Its a GBBGull, can't see any hybrid influence

Its a GBBGull, can't see any hybrid influence
Forum: Canon Thursday 24th August 2017, 10:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By Steve Arlow
Hi Dave. I have tried this lens in typical UK...

Hi Dave. I have tried this lens in typical UK light, overcast and low, and the result at 400mm/F5.6 where just terrible, even back down towards the 300mm extension. I'm sure the lens will perform...
Forum: Canon Thursday 24th August 2017, 08:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By Steve Arlow
Was expecting a little big netting in the corners...

Was expecting a little big netting in the corners but this is like the middle of the image is framed by a tyre; really bad. Can't understand so many glowing reviews, this one will be going back and...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 19:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By Steve Arlow
I should add the images reviewed are on back of...

I should add the images reviewed are on back of camera not dealt with in post. The amount of vignetting only goes away when extreme Fstop changes, its almost like a halo effect surrounding the centre...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 18:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By Steve Arlow
Vignetting on 100-400mm Mk2

Has anyone else experienced really poor vignetting on the Canon 100-400mm at 400mm. Just got this lens and used on both 1DX and older 1DmkIII and there's just an awful amount of vignetting.

I tried...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th August 2017, 08:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Steve Arlow
You can review the Annual rarities reports for...

You can review the Annual rarities reports for Britain on the British Birds Website https://www.bbrc.org.uk/resources however this only seems to start at/go back to 2011
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th August 2017, 15:28
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Steve Arlow
Red-crested Pochard

Red-crested Pochard
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 9th August 2017, 14:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,925
Posted By Steve Arlow
I use FastStone over the dreadful Windows option,...

I use FastStone over the dreadful Windows option, images appear clearer and at the right sizes etc. I installed the latest version couple months back when I upgraded my laptop and found it still...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th August 2017, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Steve Arlow
Maybe, upper parts fairly uniform but bill...

Maybe, upper parts fairly uniform but bill appears on the large size
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 6th August 2017, 16:53
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Steve Arlow
Gulls are Black-headed Gulls whilst the Warbler...

Gulls are Black-headed Gulls whilst the Warbler is tricker on the images it looks like an Olivaceous
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 6th August 2017, 16:50
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Steve Arlow
Ring-billed Gull yes, the passerine looks like an...

Ring-billed Gull yes, the passerine looks like an Indigo Bunting
Forum: Swarovski Friday 4th August 2017, 15:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By Steve Arlow
I sent my 8.5x40ELs for a 'repair' as there was a...

I sent my 8.5x40ELs for a 'repair' as there was a ghosting (akin to a stain) in the left barrel on the inner glass and this seemed to affect the focusing in getting a sharp image, I just couldn't get...
Forum: Canon Saturday 22nd July 2017, 16:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,398
Posted By Steve Arlow
The mounts are fine and the mk2 1.4 works fine...

The mounts are fine and the mk2 1.4 works fine with the 500mm. The play is the slight movement between lens and body/extender in a rotational movement which has always been there. Various forums...
Forum: Canon Friday 21st July 2017, 14:14
Replies: 18
Views: 3,969
Posted By Steve Arlow
I use a Lowpro trekker for my 500mm when...

I use a Lowpro trekker for my 500mm when travelling abroad as this fits pretty much all my photographic kit but that is generally with BA which has ample hand luggage allowance. However most other...
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