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Forum: Worcestershire Yesterday, 13:19
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Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Isaac Like you.....Little Egret (from Sling )...

Hi Isaac

Like you.....Little Egret (from Sling ) and Mute Swan with young from this morning ......pics on user gallery.

Didn't see it but Stint spotted over the last few days on CLP also.
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 27th May 2020, 19:12
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Views: 486,143
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Looks like a worthwhile visit Julie. Glad you...

Looks like a worthwhile visit Julie.

Glad you saw the Cuckoo on the dead tree.....must be a favourite spot for him. I went early this morning and saw another Cuckoo (could have been the same one)...
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 26th May 2020, 18:15
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Views: 486,143
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Julie I saw one of 2 Cuckoos calling near...

Hi Julie

I saw one of 2 Cuckoos calling near Mildenham Farm early this morning in a large dead tree.The Sedge and Reed warblers were in full song & very visible in the reeds. Green Woodpecker near...
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 23rd May 2020, 08:52
Replies: 1,328
Views: 272,812
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Red Kite above A443 at Holt Heath. I used to...

Red Kite above A443 at Holt Heath.

I used to commute to London (2000 - 2008) daily on the M40 and saw their progress northwards from High Wycombe near the M25 to Stokenchurch then Oxfordshire....
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 22nd May 2020, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Ian Byrnes
My Diascope is a straight but I can't master the...

My Diascope is a straight but I can't master the 2 eye vision, I get distracted that's why having the phone screen is good sometimes ......it's like watching a live film, although glare does get in...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 22nd May 2020, 10:58
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Agree and disagree about improving performance...

Agree and disagree about improving performance .... I have an Opticron 665 with 24 & 38 Fixed EP's which is Very acceptable but limiting. I also have a Zeiss Diascope 85 T*FL with a 20-75 zoom. The...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 21st May 2020, 15:34
Replies: 1,328
Views: 272,812
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Yes sorry I keep calling it Clay instead of...

Yes sorry I keep calling it Clay instead of Camp..... they were both very active early this morning returning several times.
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 21st May 2020, 13:49
Replies: 1,328
Views: 272,812
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Just as I focused on a Hobby on the dead trees in...

Just as I focused on a Hobby on the dead trees in the main pool at Clay Lane a Cuckoo joined it and he flew off. Picture of Cuckoo on Today's gallery.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 21st May 2020, 13:44
Replies: 5,183
Views: 24,489
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Clear blue skies....23deg C

Clear blue skies....23deg C
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th May 2020, 11:39
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Yesterday down the local canal in Worcestershire...

Yesterday down the local canal in Worcestershire ....the call was over overwhelming wth Willow Warblers and Chiff Chaff are singing everywhere. In fact every time I see a Skype interview on TV I can...
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 17th May 2020, 12:23
Replies: 1,328
Views: 272,812
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Not a great shot but here's another one of the...

Not a great shot but here's another one of the Gargenay from Friday....the rest were blurry.

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Forum: Worcestershire Friday 15th May 2020, 14:42
Replies: 1,328
Views: 272,812
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Gargenay male spotted today - Clay Lane...

Gargenay male spotted today - Clay Lane Pit

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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 11th May 2020, 13:09
Replies: 5,183
Views: 24,489
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Cool windy cloudy...11deg.C

Cool windy cloudy...11deg.C
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 9th May 2020, 15:35
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I can spot a 'Blue Breasted Homo Erectus' to the...

I can spot a 'Blue Breasted Homo Erectus' to the right.....?

With white plimsoles may I add ! .....very rare species at the moment
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 9th May 2020, 14:32
Replies: 71
Views: 3,078
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Chinese Vangaurds EDII & German (Japanese)...

Chinese Vangaurds EDII & German (Japanese) Conquests....

I am no optical expert so can't go in to great detail but I just wanted to compare Chinese engineering with German engineering to see how...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 9th May 2020, 13:15
Replies: 5,183
Views: 24,489
Posted By Ian Byrnes
22 deg c. Partly cloudy but nice & warm

22 deg c. Partly cloudy but nice & warm
Forum: Nikon Friday 8th May 2020, 14:04
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I don't know what you want from them and if you...

I don't know what you want from them and if you want a good binocular or if you want an excellent binocular.... But on Amazon at the moment they vary from 419 to 465 for the Monarchs but on this...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 6th May 2020, 13:17
Replies: 5,183
Views: 24,489
Posted By Ian Byrnes
With my dog Daisy in my garden...

With my dog Daisy in my garden Worcestershire.....

18 deg. C warm.....not a cloud in the sky listening to a Chiffchaff above in a tree and a Wren making a racket in the hedge.....lockdown bliss.
Forum: Photo Critique Tuesday 5th May 2020, 14:00
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Scott... Is the phone sitting flush in the...

Hi Scott...

Is the phone sitting flush in the cradle of your phoneskope? At first I noticed a very small gap between my case and phone and when I pushed it in hard the fuzzy effect that you're...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd May 2020, 19:27
Replies: 71
Views: 3,078
Posted By Ian Byrnes
So I also have a pair of Vanguard Endeavor EDII...

So I also have a pair of Vanguard Endeavor EDII (8x42) with Hoya glass...... Will that be equal, inferior or better than Schott. To my untrained eyes, the image seems equally as good as my Conquest...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd May 2020, 14:38
Replies: 71
Views: 3,078
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I was lead to believe that the Conquest HD glass...

I was lead to believe that the Conquest HD glass and coatings were as good as the Victory.......it was just the diopter settings, eyepieces and aluminium body that reduced costs.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd May 2020, 12:18
Replies: 71
Views: 3,078
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Jan surely this doesn't compromise the quality?

Jan surely this doesn't compromise the quality?
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 29th April 2020, 18:30
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Totally agree.....I can't remember what they were...

Totally agree.....I can't remember what they were but I have seen a camera/binocular combination advertised.....may be Cannon?

But yes there's bound to be, if the market demands and if economically...
Forum: West Midlands Wednesday 29th April 2020, 12:50
Replies: 1,474
Views: 435,905
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Ok Laurie Enough said.....when this is over may...

Ok Laurie

Enough said.....when this is over may be we will bump in to one another and chat.

Your are obviously well travelled and very knowledgeable about birds, which I admire.

See you at Upton,...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 29th April 2020, 10:49
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Why do you think it's not satisfactory? The...

Why do you think it's not satisfactory?
The PhoneSkope works a treat. I've got an old IPhone 5 (+ PhoneSkope) on to my Zeiss Diascope 85 (second hand). All you need to do is to twist your phone (+...
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