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Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 13:01
Replies: 394
Views: 17,525
Posted By PYRTLE
There is a u in the British English spelling of...

There is a u in the British English spelling of favourite Jan! :t: Bloomin Americans, b*rst*rd*ng our genteel language. Touché mon brave.

I look forward to your in depth (easy to understand, in...
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 12:11
Replies: 394
Views: 17,525
Posted By PYRTLE
Posts #213, 216, 253 mentioned the diopter....

Posts #213, 216, 253 mentioned the diopter. Perhaps distracted by racing bikes.

Agree Lee, when I visited the factory some 15 years ago, the whole experience and particularly the presentation in the...
Forum: Leica Yesterday, 11:48
Replies: 123
Views: 9,781
Posted By PYRTLE
Described as Splashproof rather than Waterproof...

Described as Splashproof rather than Waterproof so not nitrogen purged. However, the original models were used in all conditions, just had to pop them back into your wax jacket pocket and let them...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2020, 15:32
Replies: 394
Views: 17,525
Posted By PYRTLE
That is pushing it in terms of interpretation. I...

That is pushing it in terms of interpretation. I see the forehead rest as more of a viewing comfort aid rather than a power / energy supported system - no circuitry, wires etc. You could go back...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2020, 11:40
Replies: 394
Views: 17,525
Posted By PYRTLE
I watched the video today, the diopter adjustment...

I watched the video today, the diopter adjustment is not designed to be locked in ("flip flop") / integrated into the focusing wheel. Interesting departure from the EL.

Looks a very interesting...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd July 2020, 10:45
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By PYRTLE
There are many bird calls during the nighttime...

There are many bird calls during the nighttime from herons, waders to migrating songbirds, wildfowl - very difficult without a recording. Regular calls could be Nightjar, crakes.
Good luck though.
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 1st July 2020, 23:36
Replies: 394
Views: 17,525
Posted By PYRTLE
Thank you John.

Thank you John.
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 1st July 2020, 23:26
Replies: 394
Views: 17,525
Posted By PYRTLE
Any links regarding diopter locking process...

Any links regarding diopter locking process please? Thank you
Forum: Italy Wednesday 1st July 2020, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By PYRTLE
Here in the UK, R.N.Parakeets come to feeders (...

Here in the UK, R.N.Parakeets come to feeders ( peanuts particularly ) and also ripe soft fruit in larger gardens - neither of which will be a Y.L.Gulls preference. Plenty of images to give you an...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th June 2020, 17:15
Replies: 984
Views: 150,196
Posted By PYRTLE
Getting withdrawal symptoms as no RIAT and aroma...

Getting withdrawal symptoms as no RIAT and aroma of Avgas from the fast jets. I stand on tippy toes when they're carrying out handling practice OTT. Closest were a couple of MC130Js last night. Might...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 30th June 2020, 08:48
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By PYRTLE
Red crested Pochards.

Red crested Pochards.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th June 2020, 21:56
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By PYRTLE
Male Reed Bunting

Male Reed Bunting
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 29th June 2020, 17:42
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By PYRTLE
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/checklist.jsp%3Fregion%3DESicfu%26list%3Dhowardmoore&ved=2ahUKEwjykf-pyafqAhVBSRUIHVkeCZoQFjACegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw1UfhJR...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 28th June 2020, 18:45
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By PYRTLE
www.xeno-canto.org

www.xeno-canto.org
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 28th June 2020, 08:59
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By PYRTLE
They have not been observed or recorded as...

They have not been observed or recorded as breeding birds from traditional sites for several years, just occasionally on migration.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th June 2020, 20:11
Replies: 984
Views: 150,196
Posted By PYRTLE
There's an explanation on Aviation news from an...

There's an explanation on Aviation news from an RAF spokesperson saying it's based on the leading edge of the rudder tailfin, being seen as the flagstaff.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th June 2020, 19:57
Replies: 984
Views: 150,196
Posted By PYRTLE
That's funny but true, there are elements of...

That's funny but true, there are elements of garishness if its scrutinised.

Ah well, I was spoilt with Victor's, VC1Os, Vulcans in a myriad of shades and colour schemes. I can but dream on nostalgia.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th June 2020, 19:22
Replies: 984
Views: 150,196
Posted By PYRTLE
Look at how we felt when we used to drive long...

Look at how we felt when we used to drive long distances in our cars during darkness, on Sundays, with the crew all asleep and the needle on E but on a mission of some kind. Suddenly out of the gloom...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th June 2020, 19:14
Replies: 984
Views: 150,196
Posted By PYRTLE
Yeah but no but. This unit wont be used in front...

Yeah but no but. This unit wont be used in front line A2A refueling surely wherever or whenever a hostile situation arises. Rather the publicity kudos as it ferries VIP staff, politicians and service...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th June 2020, 17:42
Replies: 984
Views: 150,196
Posted By PYRTLE
Boris's RAF Voyager paintjob, yes or no? Yes, in...

Boris's RAF Voyager paintjob, yes or no?

Yes, in regards to planespotters / enthusiasts who seek something different from the plain grey livery now found throughout the fleet.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 26th June 2020, 16:34
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By PYRTLE
It is a pigeon.

It is a pigeon.
Forum: Norfolk Friday 26th June 2020, 15:45
Replies: 2,138
Views: 401,424
Posted By PYRTLE
Obvious movement of Small Whites today In my back...

Obvious movement of Small Whites today In my back garden with the fresh hot breeze probably the reason. Is this happening throughout the country?
Forum: Ireland Thursday 25th June 2020, 10:50
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By PYRTLE
Des, The subjects are already well discussed on...

Des,

The subjects are already well discussed on here as you stated under 2 or 3 different threads so why start another one? Nonsensical to me, can understand Paul's exasperation. May I respectfully...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th June 2020, 15:39
Replies: 51
Views: 2,851
Posted By PYRTLE
Okay, makes sense. Thank you both. My apologies...

Okay, makes sense. Thank you both. My apologies Laurie.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th June 2020, 15:18
Replies: 51
Views: 2,851
Posted By PYRTLE
Such as where ? What would your preference be? I...

Such as where ? What would your preference be? I would have thought a bird identification sub forum was the place to start for a new member. The OP had warned us the claim had caused controversy in...
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