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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 21st September 2017, 16:54
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By MalR
Pupa ID North East England

I hope this is the right place to post this. I'm not sure if the attached photo will be detailed enough for anyone to make an ID, but I'd be interested to know what is in this cocoon.

It is hanging...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 10:11
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By MalR
Why isn't it just a juvenile ringed plover?

Why isn't it just a juvenile ringed plover?
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 7th September 2017, 19:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By MalR
Glad you got it sorted, Kath.:t: Malcolm

Glad you got it sorted, Kath.:t:

Malcolm
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 7th September 2017, 16:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By MalR
Hi Kath, I've just tried to select and delete...

Hi Kath,

I've just tried to select and delete three images from Lightroom, and it worked fine. When I hit the delete button (I'm using a Macbook Pro), I get a dialogue box asking if I just want to...
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 18th July 2017, 09:30
Replies: 10
Views: 3,723
Posted By MalR
There is already an entire Bird Forum thread on...

There is already an entire Bird Forum thread on this subject. Here is the link:

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=285035

Malcolm
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 15th July 2017, 13:46
Replies: 59
Views: 10,187
Posted By MalR
Congratulations to Ian James Thompson, winner of...

Congratulations to Ian James Thompson, winner of this month's Bird Forum award for the Biggest Storm in a Teacup Thread.

I mean, seriously, given the work of the RSPB and the issues it faces, is...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 9th July 2017, 10:58
Replies: 10
Views: 4,846
Posted By MalR
When I was into digiscoping, I used the Sigma...

When I was into digiscoping, I used the Sigma 30mm f2.8, which was mentioned earlier in this thread. This was on a GH2 and attached to a Swarovski ATS80 with the 20-60 zoom via the Swarovski DCA...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 29th May 2017, 20:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,389
Posted By MalR
Agree entirely with these observations re the...

Agree entirely with these observations re the Farne Islands. I used to visit every year, but I think the numbers of visitors have been allowed to get out of hand.

The Farnes are a cash cow for the...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 22:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,299
Posted By MalR
Thanks, Niels and Delia. I appreciate your input....

Thanks, Niels and Delia. I appreciate your input. I'll keep an eye on this issue over the next few days.

Malcolm
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 20:51
Replies: 14
Views: 2,299
Posted By MalR
Well, some progress at last. The various things I...

Well, some progress at last. The various things I had tried led me to conclude that the problem had to be something in my Firefox settings.

I went into the Preferences panel again and came across...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 20:16
Replies: 14
Views: 2,299
Posted By MalR
Thanks again, Delia. I do appreciate you trying...

Thanks again, Delia. I do appreciate you trying to help. Unfortunately, having tried what you suggested, I still have the same problems.

I tried logging on to both Bird Guides and Bird Forum via...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 15:14
Replies: 14
Views: 2,299
Posted By MalR
Thanks for the advice, Delia. Unfortunately, it...

Thanks for the advice, Delia. Unfortunately, it didn't work. Also, when I relogged into Bird Forum, I got the same security warning.

I wonder if it's something to do with my browser. I use Firefox...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 13:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,299
Posted By MalR
I'm still getting the security alert warning when...

I'm still getting the security alert warning when I try log in.

Malcolm
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 19th May 2017, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By MalR
Thanks, David.:t: I appreciate the difficulty...

Thanks, David.:t: I appreciate the difficulty with ID, given how it was photographed.

Malcolm
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 19th May 2017, 17:43
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By MalR
Moth ID North East UK

This moth landed on our kitchen door. Habitat is a small surburban garden.

Looking through my guide, the nearest I could come up with was scalloped hazel. Anyone have any thoughts?

Apologies for...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 13th February 2017, 14:21
Replies: 72
Views: 20,138
Posted By MalR
My experience, for what it's worth, is that I...

My experience, for what it's worth, is that I started with a DSLR (Canon 40D), migrated to mirrorless (Panasonic GH2 then an Olympus EM-1) before switching back to a DSLR with my current set-up...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th February 2017, 13:45
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By MalR
Thanks for that, Joe. I did a quick Google search...

Thanks for that, Joe. I did a quick Google search today into the subject, and there was a case reported from the WWT headquarters at Slimbridge in which a mute swan was raising a goose chick.

The...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 9th February 2017, 20:50
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By MalR
Goose imprinted on swan?

I mistakenly posted this in the Birds and Birding section, so I am now posting it here. Apologies for the double post.

While walking with my daughter by the River Wear in Durham today, I noticed a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th February 2017, 14:29
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By MalR
Goose imprinted on swan?

While walking with my daughter by the River Wear in Durham today, I noticed a female mute swan on the river with a white domestic/farmyard type goose close by.

The goose mirrored every move that the...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 29th November 2016, 08:47
Replies: 27
Views: 7,511
Posted By MalR
It's probably worth pointing out that the new...

It's probably worth pointing out that the new Nikon 300f4 PF lens has changed things somewhat.

Put it on a D7200 and you have a combo which weighs just 1,520g. Adding the 1.4 TC increases the total...
Forum: Sony Saturday 26th November 2016, 14:57
Replies: 48
Views: 21,513
Posted By MalR
Thanks for the feedback, Mike.:t: Malcolm

Thanks for the feedback, Mike.:t:

Malcolm
Forum: Sony Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 18:23
Replies: 48
Views: 21,513
Posted By MalR
Some cracking pictures there.:t: You seem to be...

Some cracking pictures there.:t: You seem to be getting the best out of the camera. Have you had much chance to use the clear image zoom, and if so, what are your thoughts?

Malcolm
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 16th November 2016, 23:02
Replies: 67
Views: 10,578
Posted By MalR
I do find the music generally very irritating...

I do find the music generally very irritating though - this is consistently the worst feature of Attenborough's series. It's all about exaggerating the drama/comedy of the action, at the expense of...
Forum: Canon Monday 10th October 2016, 21:32
Replies: 2,260
Views: 739,030
Posted By MalR
You haven't got digital zoom enabled, have you? I...

You haven't got digital zoom enabled, have you? I don't think you can use the teleconverter if that is the case.

Check in the camera menu and, if necessary, switch off digital zoom then see if you...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 31st July 2016, 22:40
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By MalR
Agreed. No question. Malcolm

Agreed. No question.

Malcolm
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