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Recent content by leecea

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    When do you need a tripod? Zoom level etc.

    If you think in terms of old 35mm cameras, my understanding is that you'll need to adjust those numbers. The D40X has a DX format sensor (ie. smaller sized sensor) so it changes the way the image looks for each focal length. You can think of the view from a 200mm lens on a DX sensor as...
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    Help with hawk seen in PA, USA

    Thank you both. I was naively expecting to see the obvious red tail that I have seen in my other pictures, but I see now that the immature looks different. Andy
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    Help with hawk seen in PA, USA

    Hello, I saw this hawk today at a local park in Montgomery County, PA, USA. Is it a broad-winged hawk? Thanks, Andy
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    Pine Warbler or Ruby Crowned Kinglet?

    Thanks. She will be happy!
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    Pine Warbler or Ruby Crowned Kinglet?

    Hi - sorry the picture is not great - can anyone tell what this bird is? I thought it was a juvenile Pine Warbler but my wife says possibly a Ruby Crowned Kinglet. It was seen today in Eastern Pennsylvania (US) in a pine tree. Thanks.
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    Help Requested: I can't ID this bird

    Great - thank you both. Andy
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    Help Requested: I can't ID this bird

    Hi, I'm new to bird identification and haven't been able to identify the small bird in the attached pictures. I saw the bird a couple of days ago in south-eastern Pennsylvania, US - just north of Philadelphia. It is a small bird and was darting around in some bushes, in a wooded area of my...
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