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Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Thursday 16th November 2017, 12:37
Replies: 213
Views: 11,842
Posted By dogfish
Thanks both. I can picture it now

Thanks both. I can picture it now
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Tuesday 14th November 2017, 13:27
Replies: 213
Views: 11,842
Posted By dogfish
Wow. Any idea where?

Wow. Any idea where?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th November 2017, 14:49
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By dogfish
Grey plover. Shows the black armpits well

Grey plover. Shows the black armpits well
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 26th September 2017, 11:45
Replies: 109
Views: 17,040
Posted By dogfish
Wildsounds is now free delivery only for orders...

Wildsounds is now free delivery only for orders over 30
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 24th September 2017, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By dogfish
Many thanks both. I think I'll have to get some...

Many thanks both. I think I'll have to get some hands-on experience
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 21st September 2017, 11:46
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By dogfish
Zeiss Conquest HD 10x32: opinions

Anyone have experience of using this bin? I'd be interested in how close their performance is to alpha models and how eye-friendly they are. Most reviews I've seen cover the 8x32s (I'm not interested...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 8th September 2017, 12:48
Replies: 17
Views: 2,706
Posted By dogfish
I'd steer clear of the 12x unless you're...

I'd steer clear of the 12x unless you're absolutely sure you can hold them steady enough to benefit from the excellent view. I couldn't when I tried them, and I'm not that elderly. Also x42 is fine...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd August 2017, 10:47
Replies: 68
Views: 7,373
Posted By dogfish
Indeed. I tried all the top end bins at the...

Indeed. I tried all the top end bins at the Birdfair and, as usual found it hard to separate them on image quality. But it is difficult to make an informed judgement on individual models without...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 21st August 2017, 12:17
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By dogfish
I used my extender on my ATX 95 yesterday to scan...

I used my extender on my ATX 95 yesterday to scan through fairly distant flocks of resting waders; 50x was fine for scanning. I was looking at a 'thin' horizontal line of birds so field of view...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 10th August 2017, 13:01
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By dogfish
Many thanks. I'll have a look at Birdfair. Sean

Many thanks. I'll have a look at Birdfair.

Sean
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 7th August 2017, 11:07
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By dogfish
Waders of Europe by Lars Gejl

Has anyone bought or had a leaf through this title? I own lots of wader books so to interest me it would need to be very detailed on sub-specific ID...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th July 2017, 16:19
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By dogfish
Kestrel, size can be v. difficult to judge in the...

Kestrel, size can be v. difficult to judge in the field
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 14th June 2017, 15:38
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By dogfish
Theer are now two threads running on the...

Theer are now two threads running on the extender, one under the binoviewer heading. Here's the other one:
http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=340454&highlight=swarovski+btx

Sean
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 1st June 2017, 15:23
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By dogfish
I think the students must be taking powerful...

I think the students must be taking powerful hallucinogenic drugs
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 1st June 2017, 10:20
Replies: 153
Views: 33,382
Posted By dogfish
Have only given the extender a brief test (in...

Have only given the extender a brief test (in bright conditions) on my ATX95, but was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the image. It looks like it may be very useable at up to 100x at least....
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 9th May 2017, 15:11
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By dogfish
Swaro 1.7 extender in stock anywhere?

Anyone know of any UK stockists who have it? I couldn't find any on a quick online search.

Sean
Forum: Swarovski Friday 28th April 2017, 11:01
Replies: 153
Views: 33,382
Posted By dogfish
Many thanks Bruce. Do you have the 1.7 extender...

Many thanks Bruce. Do you have the 1.7 extender yet?
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 4th April 2017, 11:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,609
Posted By dogfish
I'm not a great fan of the Gitzo, mine is far...

I'm not a great fan of the Gitzo, mine is far from smooth when tilting and panning. I use it with a Swaro ATS 65 HD so wonder if Alexis's heavier scope might help improve the action.

Sean
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 14th February 2017, 17:37
Replies: 11
Views: 3,465
Posted By dogfish
I use the MVH500AH with mine and it's excellent....

I use the MVH500AH with mine and it's excellent. Also good value.

Sean
Forum: Greater London (including Middx) Monday 13th February 2017, 11:49
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By dogfish
http://londonbirders.wikia.com/wiki/LatestNews...

http://londonbirders.wikia.com/wiki/LatestNews has frequent reports from THCP. Firecrest is regular there.

Sean
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Friday 10th February 2017, 16:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,530
Posted By dogfish
Fascinating stuff Ajay, if you're a person rather...

Fascinating stuff Ajay, if you're a person rather than a bot
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 12th October 2016, 13:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By dogfish
...but I've just realised the exchange rate is...

...but I've just realised the exchange rate is rather less favourable now...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 12th October 2016, 13:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By dogfish
Worth checking prices at US online outlets,...

Worth checking prices at US online outlets, though delivery can take a while (15 days first class when I bought a pair 3-4 years ago). Cheaper than Mr Ashby, even including postage.

And no one is...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Monday 26th September 2016, 11:12
Replies: 3
Views: 2,530
Posted By dogfish
Adaptor for Ipod touch 5th gen

Anyone know if there's an adaptor for this that works well? Phoneskope? For Swarovski ATX 95.

Many thanks
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 13th September 2016, 12:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,884
Posted By dogfish
My 1720 is the opposite with a (much lighter)...

My 1720 is the opposite with a (much lighter) Swaro ATS 65; pan v smooth, tilt too stiff.
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