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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 5th December 2017, 13:32
Replies: 34
Views: 1,381
Posted By Mark Batten
Bedfordshire to Fair Isle for Swinhoe's Petrel....

Bedfordshire to Fair Isle for Swinhoe's Petrel. Via Kings Cross, Aberdeen and Lerwick.
Forum: Norfolk Friday 20th October 2017, 11:19
Replies: 25,775
Views: 7,002,216
Posted By Mark Batten
Anna. Still in small numbers. Look out for in the...

Anna. Still in small numbers. Look out for in the usual spots. Told the area near the rail crossing is often good. Probably best on a sunny day with no wind so not ideal conditions. Good luck.
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 2nd September 2017, 12:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,775
Posted By Mark Batten
Need a bigger boat.

Need a bigger boat.
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 29th August 2017, 15:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mark Batten
Does this mean it will be easier to twitch...

Does this mean it will be easier to twitch Shetland.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 15th August 2017, 19:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,012
Posted By Mark Batten
Myself and Joan T were the last people to see...

Myself and Joan T were the last people to see this bird. Makes me feel sick. Second time in Norfolk in there years.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 15th August 2017, 18:35
Replies: 25,775
Views: 7,002,216
Posted By Mark Batten
https://www.rspb.org.uk/community/ourwork/b/invest...

https://www.rspb.org.uk/community/ourwork/b/investigations/archive/2017/08/15/the-end-of-sally.aspx Myself and Joan T were probably the last people to see this bird. The whole episode makes me feel...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 14th August 2017, 16:43
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Mark Batten
You could also day trip Scilly on the boat.

You could also day trip Scilly on the boat.
Forum: Sea Watch Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 15:22
Replies: 14
Views: 2,545
Posted By Mark Batten
Fea's past lunchtime today.

Fea's past lunchtime today.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 1st August 2017, 10:08
Replies: 136
Views: 12,965
Posted By Mark Batten
Most news particularly on rare stuff can be found...

Most news particularly on rare stuff can be found on Twitter. Text alerts on Mega's is a very useful backup which birdguides offer. Pretty happy with the new birdguides app which is in my view...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 27th July 2017, 23:06
Replies: 136
Views: 12,965
Posted By Mark Batten
For local news I tend to check various twitter...

For local news I tend to check various twitter feeds. The birdnews companies do this also.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 27th July 2017, 14:53
Replies: 136
Views: 12,965
Posted By Mark Batten
What is actually wrong with the BirdGuides App?...

What is actually wrong with the BirdGuides App? Get news which is easy to read and a text for breaking Mega's. If you are a twitcher not sure you require much more?
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 26th July 2017, 19:27
Replies: 136
Views: 12,965
Posted By Mark Batten
Want is not required is 28 text alerts relating...

Want is not required is 28 text alerts relating to some escaped Pelican flying round Cornwall as a Cleveland birder got last year at great expense! Not birdguides mind :-)
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 26th July 2017, 19:21
Replies: 136
Views: 12,965
Posted By Mark Batten
App working. Appears not much different to...

App working. Appears not much different to before. Website there if I want to look at it. Texts set up for Mega's - no Mega's yet to check if working. Helpful people at birdguides to sort a few minor...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 22nd July 2017, 22:36
Replies: 136
Views: 12,965
Posted By Mark Batten
Under the old system got the App and texts of...

Under the old system got the App and texts of Mega's. This worked very well. Has this now changed?
Forum: Canon Tuesday 18th July 2017, 14:18
Replies: 20
Views: 4,119
Posted By Mark Batten
I prefer somebody else to carry my canon 500 f4....

I prefer somebody else to carry my canon 500 f4. As an Alternative the Pro- Trecker 450 is a good option. Mine was bought for 60 quid in a charity shop - it has proved to be good value.
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 9th May 2017, 18:54
Replies: 51
Views: 5,424
Posted By Mark Batten
I think Fox hunting is a great idea:-) Badger...

I think Fox hunting is a great idea:-) Badger baiting, Deer/Hunting, public hanging's - back to the future!
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 12th February 2017, 13:21
Replies: 25,775
Views: 7,002,216
Posted By Mark Batten
From the Daily fail...

From the Daily fail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4216074/Bird-prey-incinerated-Queen-s-estate.html
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 17th January 2017, 23:52
Replies: 25,775
Views: 7,002,216
Posted By Mark Batten
The realistic outcome will be that Cley becomes a...

The realistic outcome will be that Cley becomes a saltmarsh. Still a rare habitat but not having the same variety of wildlife as freshwater marshland. Unsure of how either the sea defences can/will...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th January 2017, 16:54
Replies: 2,801
Views: 364,899
Posted By Mark Batten
More here https://lgrebirds.wordpress.com/

More here https://lgrebirds.wordpress.com/
Forum: Canon Tuesday 3rd January 2017, 15:20
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By Mark Batten
Will still be using 1d4 as primary body. 7d 2 is...

Will still be using 1d4 as primary body. 7d 2 is for extra reach. The focus system does seem to be advanced on the 1d 4 but probably more to go wrong.
Forum: Canon Monday 2nd January 2017, 20:40
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By Mark Batten
Canon 7d Mark 2 advice please

Have just purchased a 7D Mark 2 as a second body. Familiar with Menu's of 1d Mark 4. Have managed to sort out settings for ISO, A1 Serco but the 7d Mark 2 menu is a more complicated than first...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 22nd December 2016, 16:05
Replies: 90
Views: 17,091
Posted By Mark Batten
Has lego accused Mark of cheating yet? 405 in a...

Has lego accused Mark of cheating yet? 405 in a year is a remarkable total in what has been a great year for rare birds. Well done Mark:t:
Forum: Canon Wednesday 14th December 2016, 23:25
Replies: 8
Views: 3,608
Posted By Mark Batten
What about the older canon 500 f4 lens and macro...

What about the older canon 500 f4 lens and macro lens.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 14th December 2016, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 3,608
Posted By Mark Batten
Should IS be switched on when mounted on a tripod

Appears to be differing advice on this? What is custom and practice?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 18th November 2016, 01:19
Replies: 90
Views: 17,091
Posted By Mark Batten
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HvzGGTQ6Ea4 You...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HvzGGTQ6Ea4 You mean this one.
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