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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th January 2020, 15:31
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By wokka
Updated sonograms

Afternoon all,

Mark Lewis, very kindly had a look at my sonograms and tidied them up. The results are significantly clearer.

Does any one have any expertise with Crossbill sonograms? Because when I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 11:41
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By wokka
An enlarged view, for what's its worth given the...

An enlarged view, for what's its worth given the poor quality of the recording.

Thanks for the link to your guide, very useful.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th January 2020, 10:56
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By wokka
Thank you all for your help. A really useful and...

Thank you all for your help. A really useful and interesting discussion for me.

I've just had a look at a video I took and grabbed a screenshot. The lower bill doesn't look as bulged on this...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th January 2020, 21:50
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By wokka
He's another two pictures from today. Parrot...

He's another two pictures from today. Parrot would be a lifer for me, which would be nice.

Any other opinions gratefully received.

Pete
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th January 2020, 13:04
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By wokka
Common Crossbill, Forres, Scotland?

Afternoon,

Came across a few crossbills near Forres in Scotland today. I think there were common but Parrot crossbills do live in the area. I have relatively little experience with these so any help...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Friday 25th October 2019, 16:42
Replies: 0
Views: 922
Posted By wokka
Digiscoping setup and usability question

Good afternoon,

I currently have a Kowa 773, with an iphone 8 kowa digiscope adapter. I mainly use the setup for taking record shots to help with identification of distant waders. But also take...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th October 2019, 06:02
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
Thanks for all the responses. Itís very much...

Thanks for all the responses. Itís very much appreciated.

Pete
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th October 2019, 13:00
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
Better light this morning.

Better light on the bird this morning. Any more thoughts on the ID and just to help me with my ID skills why?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbzDWTSLTOA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXkdIv2suz4
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 16:33
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
Smile Last one ;) https://youtu.be/pm71_TmG8LA

Last one ;)

https://youtu.be/pm71_TmG8LA
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 13:50
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
Dunlin size comparison

Dunlin size comparison
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 13:44
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
And another. https://vimeo.com/367230441

And another.

https://vimeo.com/367230441
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 13:09
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
Another video https://youtu.be/8nIxU4IXxIk

Another video

https://youtu.be/8nIxU4IXxIk
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th October 2019, 12:17
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By wokka
Unidentified Peep Ythan Estuary Scotland

Morning,

I caught up with the currently unidentified peep on the Ythan this morning. Apologies for the pictures, screen grabs from phonescoped video taken at extreme range with rubbish light in the...
Forum: Sony Thursday 10th October 2019, 16:28
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By wokka
Sony RX 10 M4 vs Nikon P900 personal experiences of both?

Good afternoon,

I've been using the P900 for a few months now, and although I like the zoom a lot, the focus speed and small buffer are certainly a draw back. The quality of the images are fairly...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th October 2019, 22:25
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By wokka
Evening, Iíve just re watched the unedited video...

Evening,

Iíve just re watched the unedited video I took, and would say the first two are representative of how it looked in the field.

https://youtu.be/ktTnZeHtcaI

Cheers

Pete
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th October 2019, 15:31
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By wokka
Thanks for the thread link Andrew. I have to say...

Thanks for the thread link Andrew. I have to say that after reading it I don't think i could say with any certainity if it was a Marsh or Reed. Tricky one. Might pop back tomorrow to see if i can get...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th October 2019, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By wokka
Marsh Warbler Cruden Bay Scotland?

Good afternoon,

A Marsh Warbler was seen yesterday at the spot I saw this bird this morning. Is this bird a Marsh Warbler? They aren't that common in Aberdeenshire and I've never seen one before so...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 24th September 2019, 21:14
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By wokka
Iíll give it another go tomorrow. Iím taking the...

Iíll give it another go tomorrow. Iím taking the picture with an iPhone Kowa scope attachment.

Any tips for taking pictures/ getting usable results with this setup?

Thanks

Pete
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 24th September 2019, 18:34
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By wokka
First go at star test, help with results

Good evening,

Iíve just conducted an artificial star test on my second hand Kowa 773 with a 1.6 extender at 96x

Could anyone give me some advice on what Iím seeing, how good the scope is and ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th August 2019, 08:42
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By wokka
Thanks Steve, Iíve been trying to see one for...

Thanks Steve,

Iíve been trying to see one for ages and always seemed to miss them. A lifer for me.

Thanks

Pete
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th August 2019, 07:51
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By wokka
Wader help: Ythan estuary, Aberdeenshire

Good morning,

I saw a wader yesterday on the mudflats on the Ythan estuary. Iím thinking Ruff, but the beak is quite long and bird relatively small, is a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper a possibility?...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 6th August 2019, 17:10
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By wokka
Worth upgrading to TE-11WZ eyepiece for a 773?

Afternoon,

Iíve got a birthday coming up and was wondering does anyone have any experience of the TE-11 WZ on a 773? Is it worth upgrading to, from the 20-60? Any real world experience would be...
Forum: Scotland Thursday 27th June 2019, 20:06
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By wokka
Handa mid July-Skuas?

Evening,

Iím up in Inverness in mid July with work. Iíve not seen Bonxies or Artic skuas before and was wondering if they would still be around Handa in mid July?

Thanks

Pete
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 20th June 2019, 14:39
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By wokka
Juvenile Sedge Warbler?

Afternoon,

An easy one i'm sure. Is this a juvenile Sedge Warbler? It's still my first year birding so not seen many juveniles yet.

Cheers

Pete
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 11th June 2019, 13:39
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By wokka
Odd one out in Flock of Dunlin, Ythan Estuary, Scotland

Afternoon,

I came across a small wader in a flock of Dunlin and Ringed plover. It was the only one without a black belly patch, and Iím unsure of itís identification.

Is this just another...
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