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Forum: Swarovski Sunday 11th February 2018, 06:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By ed keeble
Just to say that I struggled a bit with eye...

Just to say that I struggled a bit with eye relief on ATX 95 but then realised that it depended which glasses I was wearing. On inspection it turned out that the frame had a rather bulky forward...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Thursday 21st December 2017, 08:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By ed keeble
Hi Mark We have similar issues with flagged...

Hi Mark

We have similar issues with flagged islandica Red Knot over here, with some of the older birds losing all of the black from the engraved lettering on their yellow flags.

Of course it is...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 12th November 2017, 10:11
Replies: 27
Views: 6,186
Posted By ed keeble
Thanks again- I have had a gentle prise at it...

Thanks again- I have had a gentle prise at it with a not too vicious instrument, which frees it temporarily but it still catches its housing and sticks, so somewhere there is a bend or misalign that...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th November 2017, 19:59
Replies: 27
Views: 6,186
Posted By ed keeble
[QUOTE=kabsetz;3641693]Ed, The locking pin is...

[QUOTE=kabsetz;3641693]Ed,

The locking pin is the steel knob visible right next to the letter "m" in the word "made"

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That is very helpful- I had forgotten about that pin as I haven't seen...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th November 2017, 15:51
Replies: 27
Views: 6,186
Posted By ed keeble
Thanks for input- prompted by mayoayo I had a...

Thanks for input- prompted by mayoayo I had a look into the other end of the thing- here's a couple of pics.

The three lugs on the lens slot into the matching three holes in the base of the...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th November 2017, 18:55
Replies: 27
Views: 6,186
Posted By ed keeble
Just to mention that I've got the same problem on...

Just to mention that I've got the same problem on my ATX, so if anyone sees this and knows of a practical fix I would love to hear.

I am behind the scope pretty much every day, so don't plan on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th July 2017, 08:29
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By ed keeble
aha- makes more sense!

aha- makes more sense!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th July 2017, 08:12
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By ed keeble
Interesting- it looks rather like an Eagle Owl to...

Interesting- it looks rather like an Eagle Owl to me, which is not rare in South Korea but very rare in Japan. It looks much too chunky and plainly marked under the wings to be Long-eared or...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th July 2017, 07:35
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By ed keeble
Did you get a sense of how big it was? It looks...

Did you get a sense of how big it was? It looks like one of the larger species to my eye.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 8th July 2017, 17:45
Replies: 2,876
Views: 460,242
Posted By ed keeble
there's a cheery "we're on Svalbard" post from...

there's a cheery "we're on Svalbard" post from them on Facebook today
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 3rd June 2017, 07:46
Replies: 155
Views: 63,690
Posted By ed keeble
Just posting to endorse comments above on the...

Just posting to endorse comments above on the extender. I have found it much lighter in weight than expected and it has done the job for me on a distant c-ringed Brent last week- I don't think the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th May 2017, 13:53
Replies: 96
Views: 12,756
Posted By ed keeble
Great thread! in case of interest here's one...

Great thread! in case of interest here's one from the Stour last week (17th May) that I paid a bit of attention to as it had limited black and some broad off-white tips to scaps. But looking at...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Saturday 8th April 2017, 11:21
Replies: 6
Views: 2,806
Posted By ed keeble
Hi Ian We get a few of those H Haven birds...

Hi Ian

We get a few of those H Haven birds locally and I think blue lower on the left tibia is scheme identifier- so your's doesn't look to be one of them. The mystery rings look like they might...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Friday 24th February 2017, 09:39
Replies: 2
Views: 2,123
Posted By ed keeble
Can happen- but the metal ring is visible Ok on...

Can happen- but the metal ring is visible Ok on this one below the right tarsus yellow. So the question is who might have been using metal ring plus 5 c-rings plus flag- might be a small...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Thursday 23rd February 2017, 12:23
Replies: 2
Views: 2,123
Posted By ed keeble
C-ring scheme for a green-flagged Dunlin?

A bit of a long shot, but just in case anyone happens to recognise the scheme that this bird comes from. It was on the Stour in Suffolk last month.

I've tried the Dunlin projects on the crbirding...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 17th October 2016, 06:25
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By ed keeble
ditto- that's a very impressive beast!

ditto- that's a very impressive beast!
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 1st April 2016, 17:55
Replies: 616
Views: 58,472
Posted By ed keeble
Hello there- I do like these journal-style sets...

Hello there- I do like these journal-style sets of images!
Forum: Suffolk Saturday 16th January 2016, 07:10
Replies: 2,357
Views: 516,431
Posted By ed keeble
The other end is better for the grebes currently-...

The other end is better for the grebes currently- park at the yacht club by the dam.
Forum: Essex Wednesday 6th January 2016, 20:16
Replies: 4,189
Views: 548,569
Posted By ed keeble
New Year's greetings all! The drake Smew was...

New Year's greetings all!

The drake Smew was still at Manningtree today, feeding busily mid-channel on falling tide but rather elusive- I'm thinking it probably has a lake or pond somewhere nearby...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th December 2015, 18:18
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By ed keeble
Mergansers flighting out to roost at sea

Does anyone have any current experience of Red-breasted Mergansers (and maybe other things like R-t Divers, Long-tailed Duck) flighting out of estuaries at dusk to roost at sea, returning at dawn? ...
Forum: Essex Saturday 21st November 2015, 21:47
Replies: 4,189
Views: 548,569
Posted By ed keeble
You weren't wrong there! I nipped down for a bit...

You weren't wrong there! I nipped down for a bit of Knot flagging on the turning tide after lunch to find the Northerly was so strong that the tide had stayed in and the waders were flying around...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th November 2015, 16:22
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By ed keeble
Wow- great find for your location!

Wow- great find for your location!
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 22nd October 2015, 22:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,082
Posted By ed keeble
Nice Greenshank and congratulations on having the...

Nice Greenshank and congratulations on having the resolve!
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 18th September 2015, 18:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
Posted By ed keeble
A pleasure to read- always appreciated!

A pleasure to read- always appreciated!
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 31st July 2015, 11:36
Replies: 29
Views: 4,155
Posted By ed keeble
this one really catches my eye- great stuff!

this one really catches my eye- great stuff!
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