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Recent content by Nigel Addecott

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    Sorry if this has been posted before,but it seemed to disappear from the forum yesterday for some reason or other. I will be visiting family in Sammamish 16-24 July and during that time we have 2 days at LaPush/Forks and would appreciate any information on the areas. Thanks in advance.
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    Please help UK bird watcher

    Disney parks hold no end of birding opportunities,you will get green heron,great white egret,great blue heron,snowy egret,cattle egret,white ibis all to within 4foot (I kid you not!!). Contact these guys and do a swamp ride http://www.kissimmeeswamptours.com/ (check them out on trip...
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    Sigma 500mm f4.5

    If it helps, I bought mine (also Nikon fit) from Mifsuds earlier this year,it is the DG version.I paid £2450 for it.
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    Osborne speech reveals Conservative split on environment (RSPB)

    joking aside,the Tories,particularly under Thatcher have caused more damage to the UK economy than any Labour (no cough or puke) government could dream of.Her government sold off everything the country owned to fund tax cuts for the stinking rich leaving any following government nothing to fall...
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    Anti-whaling petition.

    I don't know if this has been on here before: http://www.petitiononline.com/antiw/petition.html please sign it.
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    hummingbirds april in florida

    I have been checking your post since you put it up,ssimply because I too will be in florida late April/early May. I found some gen here: http://floridahummingbirds.proboards.com/index.cgi
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    Nancy's Logbooks

    Ahh sweet memories indeed.The first time I went to cley was in '83 (I think?) we twitched a red breasted goose,but ended up with a plethora of ticks to boot ( as you do).A Long eared owl that was sat on the beach near the 1st hide at the marsh,we watched that bird for some 15 minutes,right up...
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    Waxwings anybody?

    small fock in Newtown Powys now.
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    Waxwings anybody?

    reading the sightings pages there seem to be increasing numbers pushing further South ,with reports from S.Yorks, Notts , Norfolk, Suffolk, Beds & Warcs.
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    Tripod For Kowa Tsn-821

    I use a Manfrotto 055mf3 legs and a 701hdv head,I bought them separately as my old tripod legs gave up the ghost a few months ago,then the other week my old 128rc head died,so I ended up buying the 701hdv,I believe you can get them as a kit and much cheaper than buying them individually:-(. As...
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    great kiskadee

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    Strumble head october

    The wind looks excellent this weekend for Strumble,strong SW'erlies Sat day/night and veering to the NW Sunday am. Maybe we'll see you down there.??
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    Second Hand Canon Gear?

    ajpurdy.co.uk waltersphotovideo.co.uk & london camera exchange are the ones I check regularly.
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    What will £10,000 get me?

    sorry to spoil the party here,but in an earlier post you said you would need to go college to learn to use some of the gear being recommended,if this is the case why don't you buy an entry level DSLR (30d or 40d)and some half decent lenses (you could keep them if you decide to upgrade the body)...
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    Ultimate Pelagics Biscay 2008

    Having recently returned from a group trip accross biscay onboard the Pride (20-23/8),I have to say that the ceataceans and sea birds were incredible (see www.cardiffbirding.blogspot.com) some of the P&O punters were 'entertaining' to say the least! with one man,dressed in his shell suit...