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Forum: Scotland Wednesday 18th December 2013, 19:13
Replies: 12
Views: 6,917
Posted By Frogbad
Without wishing to rain on your parade. I doubt...

Without wishing to rain on your parade. I doubt that anyone will be providing exact locations of birds for obvious reasons. I would also forget trying to photograph wild Golden Eagles as you will...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 8th April 2010, 20:29
Replies: 7
Views: 2,185
Posted By Frogbad
Thanks for posting this - very informative and...

Thanks for posting this - very informative and potentially cost saving :-)
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Thursday 8th April 2010, 20:19
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By Frogbad
Common Lizard

I saw my first common lizard of the year a few days ago, Spring must be here :-)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4489141697_e8200d604d.jpg
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 31st January 2009, 20:28
Replies: 24
Views: 2,567
Posted By Frogbad
Flickr is most definately the best and is amazing...

Flickr is most definately the best and is amazing value even if you have to pay for it
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 31st January 2009, 20:25
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By Frogbad
I use AVG free edition (by grisoft) which can be...

I use AVG free edition (by grisoft) which can be downloaded from File Hippo, also use Adaware for spyware and Spybot search and destroy - with those three on the go, nothing gets by. In my opinion...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Saturday 24th January 2009, 06:52
Replies: 19
Views: 3,560
Posted By Frogbad
I use Capture One and find that pretty good,...

I use Capture One and find that pretty good, otherwise I use Capture NX by Nikon.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 21st January 2009, 11:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,807
Posted By Frogbad
I use Noiseware which is a similar product -...

I use Noiseware which is a similar product - except there is a free 'community version' available - I have in the past used Neat Image, and I moved to noiseware as it generally did a better job. I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th September 2006, 16:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By Frogbad
I have looked through a wide variety of books...

I have looked through a wide variety of books that I own and cannot find anything that even comes close - so I am assuming it is probably an escapee?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th September 2006, 15:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By Frogbad
White Sparrow type bird? Can anyone ID?

I am posting this on behalf of my father who saw this bird. My father lives in Benfleet, Essex backing onto the Hadleigh nature reserve and Thames Estuary Can anyone give any suggestions for an...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 24th April 2006, 19:05
Replies: 9
Views: 5,796
Posted By Frogbad
I picked up a pair today and was surprised at...

I picked up a pair today and was surprised at just how good they were for the money. These will make a great pair to leave in the boot of the car or at the office.

You can never have too many...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Tuesday 18th April 2006, 17:41
Replies: 77
Views: 15,448
Posted By Frogbad
I think that the link above is to the hardback...

I think that the link above is to the hardback small format version and not to the hardback large format version.
Forum: Say Hello Monday 10th April 2006, 18:20
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Frogbad
Hi, I grew up in in Essex, by the sea - Southend...

Hi,

I grew up in in Essex, by the sea - Southend on Sea to be precise. It's a great place to watch birds and I have fond memories
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 10th April 2006, 18:06
Replies: 0
Views: 1,623
Posted By Frogbad
Scaup or Lesser Scaup?

I found a scaup on my local patch today. It didn't have the usual dark green head, instead it had a black head. It also had a dirty scruffy grey body, where it should have been crisp clean...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 7th April 2006, 16:45
Replies: 68
Views: 4,659
Posted By Frogbad
A kingfisher which flew past so quickly that I...

A kingfisher which flew past so quickly that I caught the blur of blue on it's back. But as I was on a saltwater marsh standing next to the sea I thought that I must have been seeing things.

I saw...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st April 2006, 18:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By Frogbad
Possibly although it's back was completely white...

Possibly although it's back was completely white and I would suggest that the beak was slightly longer than on a plover?
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Saturday 1st April 2006, 18:15
Replies: 35
Views: 3,675
Posted By Frogbad
Mute Swan?

Mute Swan?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 1st April 2006, 18:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By Frogbad
Funny white wader

I was down at my local patch today in the Bird Hide in Wigtown, Scotland. It is a large salt marsh nature reserve.

One of the other people who was in the hide spotted a strange little small wader...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 28th March 2006, 19:29
Replies: 18
Views: 2,602
Posted By Frogbad
The latest news about the return of the Galloway...

The latest news about the return of the Galloway ospreys can be found on the following link:

http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/dumgal/MiniWeb.aspx?id=193&menuid=5720&openid=5720

The Galloway male osprey, BS...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Monday 13th February 2006, 17:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,585
Posted By Frogbad
We had frog spawn three weeks ago - it has frozen...

We had frog spawn three weeks ago - it has frozen twice since then!

It seems to be getting earlier each year, and the winters are getting milder.
Forum: Tips For New Birders Thursday 9th February 2006, 19:41
Replies: 77
Views: 15,448
Posted By Frogbad
I bought this book at the weekend based on your...

I bought this book at the weekend based on your recomendation - I managed to find it for 12 which I was quite pleased by, and guess what, I like it too :-)
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th February 2006, 19:42
Replies: 54
Views: 3,434
Posted By Frogbad
Barn owl for me - saw it every day for a week....

Barn owl for me - saw it every day for a week. Lovely.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 5th February 2006, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By Frogbad
I enjoyed his last one which was the Bad...

I enjoyed his last one which was the Bad Birdwatchers Companion (At least thats what I think it was called). A humerous and interesting look at 50 UK species.

Very nice to read over a few evenings...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Sunday 5th February 2006, 16:29
Replies: 23
Views: 7,417
Posted By Frogbad
I also wear Hunter wellies not sure which model...

I also wear Hunter wellies not sure which model but they have the Vibram walking sole on and they are lined with neoprene. I have had these for three years so far and they are still going strong.

I...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 4th February 2006, 17:36
Replies: 85
Views: 10,087
Posted By Frogbad
I've seen otters, roe and red deer, seals, foxes,...

I've seen otters, roe and red deer, seals, foxes, badgers, red and grey squirrels, rats, voles and bats

I'm with Mark on this - as much as I love birds, I'd rather see a rare mammal that I haven't...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 4th February 2006, 14:51
Replies: 24
Views: 1,800
Posted By Frogbad
I think the great thing about most gulls is that...

I think the great thing about most gulls is that they are big birds that you can get pretty close to, and therefore really see lots of detail through binoculars, they are also not timid and therefore...
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