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Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 16th September 2018, 23:39
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By gandytron
We’re having a very “wet” wet season this year,...

We’re having a very “wet” wet season this year, so the northern mountains are likely to have a great deal of rainfall, and the wintering spp won’t be in yet. I’d expect heavy rains to continue for...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th September 2018, 16:02
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By gandytron
Thank you Grahame, you have reminded me of why I...

Thank you Grahame, you have reminded me of why I elected a long time ago to ignore the question of ageing/sexing these birds!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th September 2018, 14:19
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By gandytron
I believe the main way of identifying 1st...

I believe the main way of identifying 1st calendar year male in autumn is that they have black upper tail coverts.
Forum: Nikon Friday 24th August 2018, 05:52
Replies: 87
Views: 6,374
Posted By gandytron
Same length as Canon 400mm f5.6 and only 200...

Same length as Canon 400mm f5.6 and only 200 grams heavier....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 24th June 2018, 15:39
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By gandytron
Plain-throated Sunbird

Plain-throated Sunbird
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th June 2018, 14:42
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By gandytron
Either pure Javan ant one extreme end of plumage...

Either pure Javan ant one extreme end of plumage variation, or hybrid Javan x Indian.

Javan is highly variable and I have only seen one bird that resembles this one, photos of that generated...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 8th June 2018, 07:20
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By gandytron
Thanks. I used easeUS which worked perfectly.

Thanks.

I used easeUS which worked perfectly.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 8th June 2018, 04:16
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By gandytron
Accidentally reformatted my SD card. Help!

I just accidentally reformatted my SD card in my Nikon D7100.

Is there a way to rescue the images?

Thanks for any advice!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th June 2018, 09:44
Replies: 28
Views: 1,780
Posted By gandytron
All of those species you mention apart from the...

All of those species you mention apart from the falconet are winter visitors or passage migrants. So a visit in June/July should not have these as expectations.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th May 2018, 23:10
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By gandytron
Pond Heron spp.

Pond Heron spp.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th May 2018, 12:48
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By gandytron
LTS for me.

LTS for me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th May 2018, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By gandytron
why not a red knot?

why not a red knot?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th May 2018, 03:15
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By gandytron
The right hand bird is a Red-necked Stint. Whilst...

The right hand bird is a Red-necked Stint. Whilst the left hand bird does look longer-legged above the knee (supportive of a Little Stint) it’s impossible to see much else from this single shot so we...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 06:01
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By gandytron
All images of the same bird? The first couple...

All images of the same bird?

The first couple look to be Dark-sided Flycatcher
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Tuesday 17th April 2018, 09:42
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By gandytron
The Rode recording app for smartphones has been...

The Rode recording app for smartphones has been recommended to me and I know of one BF member who swears by it.

I use an LS-10s and have the Rode app on my phone as back-up.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th April 2018, 03:03
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By gandytron
Both a bit tricky but I think Radde’s and Eastern...

Both a bit tricky but I think Radde’s and Eastern Marsh Harrier.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th April 2018, 02:57
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By gandytron
Yes, Shikra.

Yes, Shikra.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th April 2018, 02:55
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By gandytron
It’s also worth pointing out that ECW does not...

It’s also worth pointing out that ECW does not winter in Lao PDR (as far as I’m aware).

I agree it looks like TBW with rather bright undertail coverts.
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Monday 2nd April 2018, 03:17
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By gandytron
IvelJay, Yes, this seems to have been resolved...

IvelJay,

Yes, this seems to have been resolved simply by installing a fresh set of batteries - ran the recorder of 8 hours yesterday with no problems.

It seems that your approach to battery life...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Sunday 1st April 2018, 05:25
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By gandytron
Thanks very much for these thoughts. I am...

Thanks very much for these thoughts.

I am wondering if it is a battery issue - the battery indicator suggested that I was on a half charge both nights, so I’m wondering if it drained to a point...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 31st March 2018, 16:56
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By gandytron
Why does my digital recorder stop recording?

I have an Olympus LS-10S that I have tried to use for recording nocturnal migration in the last few days.

However each morning when I check the recording, the recorder has switched off just 40...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 29th March 2018, 05:57
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By gandytron
Steve, Sorry to be a bit late in replying to...

Steve,

Sorry to be a bit late in replying to this thread which I only just saw.

The best place for Gaur seems to be on the north side of the park. There are a number of guard stations and at two...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 03:15
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By gandytron
Clearly Taiga from these images. Note blackish...

Clearly Taiga from these images.

Note blackish upper tail coverts and extensively dark lower mandible.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 26th March 2018, 14:06
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By gandytron
Ben, with these birds it’s definitely good to get...

Ben, with these birds it’s definitely good to get familiar with the calls (I store them on my iPhone for reference in the field, and carry small sound recorder). This is notoriously one of the most...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 26th March 2018, 13:50
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By gandytron
Only one confirmed record of Japanese Leaf...

Only one confirmed record of Japanese Leaf Warbler in Thailand (trapped on Koh Man Nai in April a few years ago, confirmed by DNA).

I would leave the OP bird unidentified, but don’t see any Japanese...
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