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Forum: Binoculars Saturday 17th February 2018, 08:09
Replies: 51
Views: 1,837
Posted By The-Wanderer
And how much did you pay for this advice? My...

And how much did you pay for this advice? My 'financial' acumen is way low, and I could've suggested that!
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Wednesday 7th February 2018, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By The-Wanderer
I saw a grey coloured thrush on the Panama...

I saw a grey coloured thrush on the Panama feeder, but that was all!
Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 5th February 2018, 07:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,657
Posted By The-Wanderer
I saw my first goldcrest yesterday, in the...

I saw my first goldcrest yesterday, in the garden....lovely. My wife has seen them before here but she has had more opportunity than I.

It was a good day, yesterday, for the first time in the...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 15:37
Replies: 114
Views: 5,152
Posted By The-Wanderer
There are some who would claim that they can see...

There are some who would claim that they can see more detail observing through some Canon binoculars but they don't seem to emerge as being in the alpha class.
Forum: Sea Watch Wednesday 24th January 2018, 13:08
Replies: 42
Views: 7,156
Posted By The-Wanderer
I went to a location,' where birds were the main...

I went to a location,' where birds were the main attraction but loads of kids running up and down and junmping on the hides' floorboards: they loved it. But the bird watchers didn't. Solid floors?...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 24th January 2018, 07:41
Replies: 404
Views: 48,923
Posted By The-Wanderer
Gijs, Presumably, for a concave surfaced...

Gijs,

Presumably, for a concave surfaced eyepiece lens, her measurement is not from the entire but from the edge???

I would wish that all manufacturers measured from the plane of the rim to the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd January 2018, 15:32
Replies: 31
Views: 1,411
Posted By The-Wanderer
I am not sure that the you tube sites are live. ...

I am not sure that the you tube sites are live. I normally watch the live cam listed separately, where it has lying snow and some flakes falling. However, this site shows no snow and it should be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd January 2018, 08:54
Replies: 31
Views: 1,411
Posted By The-Wanderer
Marsh tit?

652033 far right
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st January 2018, 17:45
Replies: 31
Views: 1,411
Posted By The-Wanderer
Kasfig, So did I, see...

Kasfig,

So did I, see
http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=356114
thread 3
Forum: Food and Feeders Sunday 21st January 2018, 13:15
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By The-Wanderer
This miserable morning, I have enjoyed watching...

This miserable morning, I have enjoyed watching the live feed for much of the time. Although no expert, I think the tit I see is a marsh tit based on bib shape.

Two jays have dominated activity,...
Forum: Food and Feeders Friday 19th January 2018, 13:41
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By The-Wanderer
I, too saw a marsh or willow tit. Can someone,...

I, too saw a marsh or willow tit. Can someone, please, identify which, and what destiguishes the one from the other?
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th January 2018, 10:25
Replies: 100
Views: 5,446
Posted By The-Wanderer
Justabirdatcher I agree with Lee. One of the...

Justabirdatcher

I agree with Lee.

One of the problems with fold down eye cups for specs wearers is often that fully folded back eye relief is too short and the lowest intermediate position gives...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 9th January 2018, 15:07
Replies: 96
Views: 14,209
Posted By The-Wanderer
I have ordered 10x30 is II ex demo at a good...

I have ordered 10x30 is II ex demo at a good price. Might get them tomorrow.

I have been wondering what advantages that the new 10x32 offering holds for bird watchers that would justify the triple...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 9th January 2018, 14:49
Replies: 100
Views: 5,446
Posted By The-Wanderer
Simply bearings also sell O rings by linear...

Simply bearings also sell O rings by linear measure and diameter, plus a glue: I have never tried it but if the glue is good that might be a better way of doing it if you are more nimble in the DIY...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 9th January 2018, 07:47
Replies: 100
Views: 5,446
Posted By The-Wanderer
When I started out with O rings, I bought a mixed...

When I started out with O rings, I bought a mixed bag from the bay.

I am in the UK and if you search for simplybearings.co.uk you will be able to choose sizes. Not cheap but a helpful company.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 7th January 2018, 07:55
Replies: 38
Views: 2,940
Posted By The-Wanderer
Patudo I suspect you are right, but with my...

Patudo

I suspect you are right, but with my myopia i would not know where to point the bins: I'd be sunk - or at least, deeply immersed.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th January 2018, 08:14
Replies: 100
Views: 5,446
Posted By The-Wanderer
As one of those myopic individuals who need...

As one of those myopic individuals who need longer eye relief (c.15mm from the eyepiece cup surface in the fully lowered position) the depth by which the ocular is recessed can make long (?) eye...
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 27th December 2017, 17:38
Replies: 24
Views: 2,891
Posted By The-Wanderer
In thread 2 of "eye relief - Rule of thumb...

In thread 2 of "eye relief - Rule of thumb method?"
Pete Gamby said

"We measure from the outmost/top edge of the eyepiece in its lowest position (twisted down or folded down) to the point at which...
Forum: Canon Sunday 24th December 2017, 16:24
Replies: 96
Views: 14,209
Posted By The-Wanderer
Maico, The statement in the link in post 84 was...

Maico,

The statement in the link in post 84 was the source of my confusion:-

"Product Description
Get a whole new perspective - from bird watching to concerts and more - with the 10x32 IS...
Forum: Canon Saturday 23rd December 2017, 09:04
Replies: 96
Views: 14,209
Posted By The-Wanderer
It is not clear to me to which model the bad...

It is not clear to me to which model the bad review relates. The reviewer has prior experience and so has credibility.

Canon has reduced its direct sales price and discounts are being offered in at...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 22nd December 2017, 15:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By The-Wanderer
https://www.sherwoods-photo.com/ex_demo/ex_demo_op...

https://www.sherwoods-photo.com/ex_demo/ex_demo_optics.htm might be worth a look!
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 11th December 2017, 09:13
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By The-Wanderer
Heat haze and other effects may limit the detail...

Heat haze and other effects may limit the detail you can see
Forum: Canon Wednesday 6th December 2017, 14:55
Replies: 18
Views: 2,292
Posted By The-Wanderer
IMHO, this thread has been hijacked.

IMHO, this thread has been hijacked.
Forum: Canon Sunday 3rd December 2017, 18:53
Replies: 96
Views: 14,209
Posted By The-Wanderer
It is a bit pricey in the UK though, about...

It is a bit pricey in the UK though, about 3,000/= used

http://www.ffordes.com/category/Binoculars_and_Scopes/Binoculars/Zeiss

It ought to be good though at that price <g>.
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th November 2017, 09:18
Replies: 93
Views: 7,280
Posted By The-Wanderer
Under "How to cancel an account" it is stated...

Under "How to cancel an account" it is stated that "There is normally no need to cancel a Birdforum account. If you expect not to need to post at Birdforum, you can simply stop visiting our site....
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