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Recent content by Allen

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    Tenerife sites info requested

    Additional ask. I'd like to get decent views of Plain Swift on this visit; any potential sites and also what's the challenge of Common or Pallid in October?
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    Tenerife sites info requested

    Thanks all for the info.
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    Tenerife sites info requested

    Thanks David. Is that Zona Recreativa Las Lajas picnic site per maps?
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    Tenerife sites info requested

    Am making a trip to Tenerife next week and, although not a birding holiday and also having seen target species on a prior trip many years ago, I'd like to re-see Laurel and Bolle's Pigeon and Blue Chaffinch. I know Laurel is still best from the Mirador pull in but does anyone have info on latest...
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    I bought a pair of Aigle wellies about 15 + years ago from Mole Valley and they are still going strong! Not cheap to start with but worth the price.
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    UK Possible Spider - Crane Fly Attack

    I'd agree with the Fern, looks like the underside of a Garden Cross Spider
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    Nikon 8 x 32 HG L bridge tension

    I decided to send to Gary at East Coast binoculars and they advise no further adjustment in it so its pretty unusable on that basis. It'll be heading back to the seller under the 14 day return policy. A shame as decent pair of bins.
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    October Moths - 2021

    Brilliant Ken, such an amazing moth.... only saw my first one recently too.
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    Portable moth traps

    No insight into flat pack traps I'm afraid Andy but I'm not convinced that doubling to 2 lights on my usual home trap has doubled my catch! But then my catches on 1 light was fairly abysmal !!
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    Nikon 8 x 32 HG L bridge tension

    Thanks all for advice. That tool link was US delivery only but I'll see if I can find similar in UK.
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    Nikon 8 x 32 HG L bridge tension

    Hi all I've just picked up a pair of these for a reasonable 2nd price as a car binocular but there isn't enough tension in the bridge and I need to constantly readjust. I've seen on a couple of threads on here that it is possible to adjust these by removing the cover on the objective end of the...
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    September Moths

    Thanks, never even realised! I meant Large Yellow Underwing
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    ID Bittern? India

    Striated Heron?
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    September Moths

    A few LYU, 2 Common Marbled Carpet, singles of Snout, Lunar Underwing, Black Rustic, Pale Mottled Willow.....but only after having to escort 2 wasps and 4 Hornets out of the trap!