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Forum: Lists Thursday 18th January 2018, 02:43
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tero
It's full winter here. Guys sitting on ice at big...

It's full winter here. Guys sitting on ice at big lake. Not a gull to be seen. Two bald eagles. 3 hours, 20 miles (3 on foot) gave:
36. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
37. Rough-legged...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 13th January 2018, 13:53
Replies: 33
Views: 11,100
Posted By Tero
Seems a little pricy, but I have not bought much...

Seems a little pricy, but I have not bought much lately. In any case, you get a 60mm scope for $1,399.95, whereas I have a Pentax 65mm scope I got for much less 10 years ago, still working. I'm on my...
Forum: Lists Friday 12th January 2018, 23:05
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tero
me too (not the politics me too!) 34. Barred...

me too (not the politics me too!)
34. Barred owl
35. American robin
Forum: Lists Tuesday 9th January 2018, 20:31
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tero
32 pheasant 33 great horned owl

32 pheasant
33 great horned owl
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 7th January 2018, 22:57
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Tero
It will never end now! I had to go out and find a...

It will never end now! I had to go out and find a wren and a sparrow (Harris’s) because it was warmer than all week.
Forum: Lists Sunday 7th January 2018, 21:14
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tero
29. Rock dove 30. Carolina wren 31. Harris’s...

29. Rock dove
30. Carolina wren
31. Harris’s sparrow
Forum: Tips For New Birders Sunday 7th January 2018, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Tero
I have not had to shop for one lately. The...

I have not had to shop for one lately. The Celestrons seem to be best money for that price range. I use a Vixen eyepiece on mine, slightly better than the Celestron. You just need to make sure you...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Saturday 6th January 2018, 20:58
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Tero
As far as the Celestrons go, a bit heavy. But the...

As far as the Celestrons go, a bit heavy. But the 80mm should work well. Celestron do not seem to make a 65mm that balances wel. My 65mm tips over. Just sitting on a table it tips over.
Forum: Lists Friday 5th January 2018, 21:30
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tero
8. Mallard 9. Northern Harrier 10. Mourning...

8. Mallard
9. Northern Harrier
10. Mourning dove
11. Belted Kingfisher
12. Red-bellied Woodpecker
13. Downy Woodpecker
14. Northern Flicker
15. American Crow
16. Red-breasted...
Forum: Lists Thursday 4th January 2018, 23:32
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tero
It's been slow, and I had to do errands today....

It's been slow, and I had to do errands today. Tomorrow! Unless we need to go out of town. Well, that would improve birding. Not counting the crows and starlings yet.

Alphabetic...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st January 2018, 21:00
Replies: 107
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tero
I had only 3 birds in the afternoon, already...

I had only 3 birds in the afternoon, already listed by Jeff H above. It is 6F here so leaving all my year bird woodpeckers to when it gets above 20F.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st January 2018, 15:29
Replies: 107
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tero
Are we doing it all in one thread? US/ N...

Are we doing it all in one thread?
US/ N America
Eurasian collared dove
Dark-eyed Junco
House sparrow
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 29th December 2017, 02:08
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Tero
I think the last two are just Herring Gull

I think the last two are just Herring Gull
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th December 2017, 13:26
Replies: 107
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tero
Souds good. Not sure what my plans are that day....

Souds good. Not sure what my plans are that day. I will probably not travel, so an hour might give something, like brown creeper or even a harrier.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 24th December 2017, 20:24
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By Tero
They were all very similar. I only have one...

They were all very similar. I only have one compact pair left, a store brand 8x25 roof prism. I just keep them to lend out to anyone on birding trips that shows up with the 1965 Sears binoculars that...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 23rd December 2017, 03:31
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By Tero
I've had both Vortex Optics VNQ-0826 Vanquish...

I've had both Vortex Optics VNQ-0826 Vanquish Binoculars, 8X26 and a similar Nikon Travelite. The Nikons seem to have disappeared form many places. I don't use pocket binoculars anymore as I use...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 21st December 2017, 04:24
Replies: 21
Views: 2,395
Posted By Tero
I have the 65mm Regal and never used the...

I have the 65mm Regal and never used the Celestron zoom. I use the same Vixen zoom I’ve used on my Pentax for years. It is some 200 dollars on Amazon or B and H. It gets a little dim past 40x but is...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 19th December 2017, 22:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,407
Posted By Tero
Interesting that the Trailseeker got good...

Interesting that the Trailseeker got good ratings. The 65mm comes in a straight scope. I have pretty much given up using angled scopes though I still have one.
Celestron 52331 TrailSeeker 65 -...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th December 2017, 22:03
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Tero
Yes, they are often loud and quite a number have...

Yes, they are often loud and quite a number have been found in summer, though no proven nest in our county (Lancaster) was found. There is just not a lot of forested land here, whereas there is a lot...
Forum: Lists Tuesday 19th December 2017, 21:49
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By Tero
Four lists

Lists are looking similar now with 13 years of Missouri giving 239. Still have not found the BB cuckoo in NE

MISSOURI
228. Black-Billed Cuckoo (Tower Grove)
229. Black Necked Stilt (Columbia...
Forum: Lists Tuesday 19th December 2017, 21:32
Replies: 428
Views: 45,887
Posted By Tero
254 red-shouldered hawk

254 red-shouldered hawk
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 19th December 2017, 21:28
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Tero
Er, this gets posted all the time. Best to leave...

Er, this gets posted all the time. Best to leave the bird in a safe place in the area found. The parents will find it. I've taken robins and other birds off the road as they fall out of nests.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th December 2017, 15:31
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Tero
Our state non-game bird official (from game and...

Our state non-game bird official (from game and parks for NE) has approved the record. I guess there are now two December records. The other one was in Omaha, which is the Western extreme of their...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th December 2017, 01:57
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Tero
OK, have changed it to that in eBird. It will be...

OK, have changed it to that in eBird. It will be my 248th NE bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 18th December 2017, 03:12
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Tero
Yeah, that’s going to be a problem! This was to...

Yeah, that’s going to be a problem! This was to be a Christmas bird count. I will have to send the photos to our authorities!

Thanks!
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