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Recent content by Muso

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    Highland golf course plan is a possibility at Coul Links in Scotland again

    Hi Murmur, hope all's well. Indeed, such incredibly bad luck with the fires, eh? To quote Ian Fleming: “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action”...
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    Highland golf course plan is a possibility at Coul Links in Scotland again

    Hi Ian, been aware of this. This new attempt has been lodged in the name of defunct organisation Embo Junior Football and Athletic Club. Defunct as in no longer exists... A local councillor seems to be behind it, and of course American billionaire Todd Warnock, who originally tried to get...
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    Sound file, Glasgow Scotland

    Many thanks Richard - just to let you know where I am with this, song thrush was one of the ones I looked up on xenocanto - and didn't recognise...! Although I did think that was closest out of those I searched, but still sounded different to me. Thanks again. Ian
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    Sound file, Glasgow Scotland

    Hi all After years on BF and a lot of members' help, I'm definitely getting better with visual ID, however sound is still largely a mystery to me. My wife recorded this about half an hour ago outside our front door (apologies for loud background hum) as dusk was kicking in. Not sure, but she...
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    Birds fae Torry

    Stunning pics of the Jack Snipe, Andrew. In the first pic, it looks like you are reflected in its eye as you're taking the photo! Love it!
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    External hard drive recommendation

    The important thng is that any data which is not replaceable (nowadays very few pictures are non-digital) is backed up, however you choose to do it. I have one Seagate 4TB and one WD Elements 4TB external drives (deliberately different makes). I update these both at the same time directly from...
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    Montrose Basin..,..Thoughts & Observations ??

    Hi Barney Not sure if this is of interest, but a memorable moment for me of Montrose Basin. I counted 147 curlew in the pic before I spontaneously combusted...! And that was just what the pic captured - left & right of this pic were more curlew. No attempt made to count anything else...
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    Niger seed

    Worth persevering with the niger - took the goldfinches a while to arrive, but regularly get 15-20 around the niger feeder (metal tube with tiny holes). I also get siskin at the niger, though not as often. Definitely worth it! Good luck.
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    Mauritius Weaver

    LOL - never crossed my mind that this wasn't a pair...thanks for the info Rafael, and for being gentle with my ignorance. It seems the more I learn, the less I know...
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    Mauritius Weaver

    Attached pic is pair of Village Weavers taken in Mauritius in 2018. I can see similarities, especially given there will be variances, but seems more yellow in my pic...?
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    Assnyt area

    Sorry, only just saw this post. For Dornoch area, see post 4 in the thread below for my list, and also what's in the area. Most sightings around Loch Fleet, The Mound, Balblair Wood, Embo to Dornoch beach walk. Walk Highlands has some good walks in the area. Lovely place - enjoy...
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    What did I change?

    Hi Delia See if this is any help, although I'm sure you've had a look about for info. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-april-2018-update-how-to-change-camera-and-microphone-privacy-settings/
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    What did I change?

    Delia, would think it would also be in the Start -> Control Panel (maybe System or Device Manager) -> Camera, or maybe within a subset like Imaging or something...?
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    A new photo package

    Although I have Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Nikon proprietary software for RAW files (which is rather clunky so mainly used to crop and convert to Jpg), I always end up using Photoscape, which is free to download, very intuitive, and offers loads of options from a Main Menu, the ability to...
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    What did I change?

    Guessing if you left-click Start button, camera will either be alphabetically listed, or may appear in "Applications" section within the same menu...?