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Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps Monday 12th December 2016, 13:38
Replies: 10
Views: 3,642
Posted By Chkm8
I got mine on Amazon when they had a sale on. Was...

I got mine on Amazon when they had a sale on. Was about to buy a 2nd but their currently out of stock. Had a quick search and they can also be found at the link...
Forum: Northern Ireland Monday 12th December 2016, 13:34
Replies: 0
Views: 4,295
Posted By Chkm8
Sea Eagle

Despite the winds and the midges, living on the shore of lough Neagh does have its benefits. First sighting of a sea eagle so definitely 1 to remember. Also a slight increase this year in the raptors.
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps Monday 12th December 2016, 13:19
Replies: 10
Views: 3,642
Posted By Chkm8
trail cam

Thanks for taking the time to reply. :t:
Scent was my biggest concern. Not sure where the set is and didn't go looking as the one I captured on cam seemed to be out foraging and not in and area you...
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps Sunday 11th December 2016, 11:32
Replies: 0
Views: 1,725
Posted By Chkm8
Useful trailcam link

Found this today and thought it worth adding. While I'm not sure about their top 10 cams which is based on the best sellers (which is often price rather than quality related). If you scroll past the...
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps Sunday 11th December 2016, 00:10
Replies: 10
Views: 3,642
Posted By Chkm8
New trail cam

Great to see this forum open. I have just bought my first trail cam and look forward to capturing some footage and sharing it with you all.
Placed last night and captured what looked like a badger in...
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps Saturday 10th December 2016, 23:51
Replies: 7
Views: 4,531
Posted By Chkm8
I bought an icefox trailcam as it had great...

I bought an icefox trailcam as it had great reviews. Have to say so far I agree with them. 1080 HD resolution 2" screen on the back to review images. Choice of image , image and film or film only,...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 19th March 2015, 22:44
Replies: 2,547
Views: 314,183
Posted By Chkm8
Great images

Thanks for posting thinking about this type of set up myself so doing some research at the minute. Good to see some samples.
btw yellow songbird = goldfinch.
John.
Forum: Northern Ireland Monday 9th February 2015, 15:01
Replies: 4
Views: 6,536
Posted By Chkm8
Lol bet not. Not sure what she was least...

Lol bet not.
Not sure what she was least impressed with. Me making a fuss of the Bullfinches or the do you mind if I stop covering the make up shots to try and get a few of the birds lol.
Forum: Northern Ireland Monday 9th February 2015, 14:46
Replies: 4
Views: 6,536
Posted By Chkm8
Bull finches

Photographing a wedding at the weekend. Looked out the window at the brides house to see 2 Bullfinches in the garden. The bride nor the make up artist were impressed no matter how many times I told...
Forum: Northern Ireland Monday 8th July 2013, 23:31
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
Black Swan

I think this is a new one for Lough Neagh a black swan which has been about for the last 3days
Forum: Northern Ireland Saturday 25th February 2012, 12:53
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
day out birding

Have no idea about Castle Espie at the moment but can tell you Oxford Island is not a good choice at the moment. I was there on Thursday and there is a lot of work going on such as new car parks and...
Forum: Canon Sunday 6th November 2011, 00:50
Replies: 7
Views: 2,902
Posted By Chkm8
Thats quite a bit more than I had thought. Thanks...

Thats quite a bit more than I had thought. Thanks for posting I need to do some serious thinking now.

John.
Forum: Canon Saturday 5th November 2011, 19:32
Replies: 7
Views: 2,902
Posted By Chkm8
full frame for wildlife

I have a canon 50D and am considering changing to a 5D MKII as I am doing a lot of studio work at the moment. Having spent quite a lot on my wildlife kit inc a 30mm f4 and extenders can anyone tell...
Forum: Northern Ireland Friday 14th October 2011, 13:29
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
Buzzard

From the field opposite the house. Unfortunately too far away for a decent photo.
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 13th October 2011, 23:02
Replies: 4
Views: 2,724
Posted By Chkm8
canon 25mm extension tube for sale on ephotozine...

canon 25mm extension tube for sale on ephotozine at the moment 65 from memory.
Forum: Northern Ireland Tuesday 27th September 2011, 02:07
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
new lens

Bought a new lens from the classifieds here on birdforum. Thought I would post a couple of pics from my first time out. Still getting used to it so should get better with practise. Composition is...
Forum: Northern Ireland Wednesday 21st September 2011, 01:01
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
Would you mind if I asked you to report the...

Would you mind if I asked you to report the sighting. as you know Barn Owls have got extremely rare and birdwatch Ireland is carrying out a survey on their numbers. Details...
Forum: Northern Ireland Saturday 7th May 2011, 12:08
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
Castle Espie virtual...

Castle Espie virtual tour
http://www.virtualvisit-northernireland.com/gallery.aspx?dataid=58406&title=Nature_and_Wildlife
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 25th April 2011, 20:41
Replies: 12
Views: 3,593
Posted By Chkm8
Thanks everyone I have been going round in...

Thanks everyone I have been going round in circles for a couple of months now and Seaspirit yes I did use the search function but to rule out any changes to the lenses previously discussed such as...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 23rd April 2011, 00:17
Replies: 12
Views: 3,593
Posted By Chkm8
Which birding lens

I have a canon 50D and my longest lens is the sigma 70-300 APO Great lens but just not enough reach. I would like at least 500mm. Either something like the sigma 50-500 , Sigma 150-500 or maybe the...
Forum: Northern Ireland Saturday 16th April 2011, 22:25
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
Barn Owl

Been 2yrs but finally spotted a Barn Owl tonight Just before the turn off for oxford Island on the main Derrymacash rd.
Forum: Northern Ireland Monday 28th March 2011, 20:24
Replies: 12
Views: 5,197
Posted By Chkm8
We had an Osprey stop off at Kinnego last year...

We had an Osprey stop off at Kinnego last year for a few mths.
http://www.biodiversityni.com/craigavon/success_stories.aspx
Forum: Northern Ireland Monday 28th March 2011, 20:16
Replies: 1,457
Views: 183,944
Posted By Chkm8
super photos thanks for sharing

super photos thanks for sharing
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 16th March 2011, 19:05
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By Chkm8
Love it really good photo. I agree with Toby...

Love it really good photo. I agree with Toby about shaving a little off the top but not the bottom.The room at the bottom and especially to the left gives a sense of direction for the bird to run...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 15th March 2011, 16:36
Replies: 43
Views: 4,585
Posted By Chkm8
Would love to see a gallery of images from these...

Would love to see a gallery of images from these scopes before parting with my hard earned cash. Mind you from what I have seen so far I wont really need convincing.
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