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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 18th March 2019, 21:05
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Heads up that this has made it to the...

Heads up that this has made it to the Beeb.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000388y
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 9th March 2019, 11:04
Replies: 32
Views: 1,267
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The 2019 reporting rate for LOs on BirdTrack is...

The 2019 reporting rate for LOs on BirdTrack is about half the historical trend, down from about 1.5% of complete lists to around 0.75%. 2013-2016 seems fairly stables, it's the last two years when...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th February 2019, 10:11
Replies: 311
Views: 8,280
Posted By Telephoto Paul
For various reasons I've only recently started...

For various reasons I've only recently started feeding the birds in the garden. It doesn't help that I'm a mid terrace and there's a general lack of cover for birds. I frequently get to watch red...
Forum: Canon Sunday 27th January 2019, 08:30
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It's a prime telephoto rather than a zoom...

It's a prime telephoto rather than a zoom telephoto, but one option which I'll mention for completeness is the Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L. It's an old design but by all accounts they're optically good,...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 25th January 2019, 20:29
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Of course sometime you want subject motion blur...

Of course sometime you want subject motion blur (for artistic reasons / to convey action) while not having the background suffering from camera shake blur. This is a situation where IS came make the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 31st December 2018, 12:06
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By Telephoto Paul
[BBC2] Cities : Nature's New Wild

First of three episodes shown last night on BBC Two. Glosses over the damage caused by urbanisation by over-egging some success stories, but nevertheless, a really interesting mix of wildlife shown....
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st December 2018, 09:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There's one that's been on the run for a long...

There's one that's been on the run for a long time near RAF Odiham. It escaped in 2012 and made the papers in 2014. There's been more recent references on twitter so I believe it's still about.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 17th October 2018, 20:59
Replies: 42
Views: 3,085
Posted By Telephoto Paul
You can fail to be charmed by those flying...

You can fail to be charmed by those flying squirrels?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 5th October 2018, 15:42
Replies: 199
Views: 50,075
Posted By Telephoto Paul
This English monograph on the Stellar's Sea Eagle...

This English monograph on the Stellar's Sea Eagle taken from Russian literature looks interesting. Seeing them in Hokkaido during the winter is high up on my bucket...
Forum: Canon Saturday 22nd September 2018, 17:06
Replies: 686
Views: 237,973
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Looks like the SX70 is due to be announced soon,...

Looks like the SX70 is due to be announced soon, but the leaked specs don't suggest an major changes.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 22nd September 2018, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The Sony RX100 range is popular although they...

The Sony RX100 range is popular although they don't have particularly long telephoto reach compared to other options.
Forum: Fuji Thursday 20th September 2018, 09:52
Replies: 21
Views: 2,502
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It looks like a really promising update from...

It looks like a really promising update from Fuji. Autofocus and speed have tended to be their main weakness and it seems that the X-T3 really lifts them up in that area.

The upcoming 200mm f/2...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 13th September 2018, 08:53
Replies: 42
Views: 3,085
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Have to say I don't understand that mentality....

Have to say I don't understand that mentality. Nature is amazing wherever it is, and by holding it where they are it'll hopefully reduce their reliance on our more overused species. Would yet another...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 15:12
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Kestrel - Little Owl nest tolerance

I've been watching and photographing a pair of little owls in the same tree for about six years. Sometimes they use a nest box I made for the farmer and some years they use a particular natural...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 7th June 2018, 10:25
Replies: 85
Views: 14,312
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Glad I'm not the only one who didn't like the...

Glad I'm not the only one who didn't like the eagle segment!

I found the first few episodes off somehow but it's definitely picked up with some interesting content as it's progressed. However the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 5th June 2018, 21:10
Replies: 85
Views: 14,312
Posted By Telephoto Paul
She's certainly not bad enough to make 100% of...

She's certainly not bad enough to make 100% of all Springwatch discussions each series about nothing but whether or not she is a bad presenter.

Either you like her or you don't so can we park all...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 28th May 2018, 22:23
Replies: 85
Views: 14,312
Posted By Telephoto Paul
No Unsprung and it seems to no red-button...

No Unsprung and it seems to no red-button morning/lunch/afternoon shows. Guess their budgets are still being cut...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 26th May 2018, 15:20
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I got a leaflet from them today, they're trying...

I got a leaflet from them today, they're trying to raise 500,000 to buy 430 acres in the New Forest to expand a 1,000 acre site they were gifted in...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 10th May 2018, 18:35
Replies: 85
Views: 14,312
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The latest BBC Wildlife magazine confirms: NT...

The latest BBC Wildlife magazine confirms: NT Sherborne. Chris & Michaela plus Gillian as a roving reporter. 28th May for three weeks.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 21st February 2018, 19:06
Replies: 85
Views: 14,312
Posted By Telephoto Paul
MHG has announced he is leaving ____watch after...

MHG has announced he is leaving ____watch after 12 years.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 1st February 2018, 08:32
Replies: 178
Views: 18,296
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The twitter feeds shows a Black-chested jay...

The twitter feeds shows a Black-chested jay visiting which I don't think anyone here has mentioned.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 31st January 2018, 19:41
Replies: 85
Views: 14,312
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Reckon they'll definitely stick with Sherborne.

Reckon they'll definitely stick with Sherborne.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 30th January 2018, 12:53
Replies: 4
Views: 2,357
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It started last night in case anyone forgot like...

It started last night in case anyone forgot like me...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th January 2018, 22:01
Replies: 81
Views: 15,981
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I've moved to a new desk at work that has a much...

I've moved to a new desk at work that has a much better view and have just started a list. This was prompted by a sparrowhawk doing a display over the trees (a bird I normally only see the rear off...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th January 2018, 00:20
Replies: 178
Views: 18,296
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There was just a night time opossum.

There was just a night time opossum.
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