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Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 08:39
Replies: 11
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Posted By John knowlittle
Hi Piskeddu Hobbies are Falcons not Hawks, and...

Hi Piskeddu

Hobbies are Falcons not Hawks, and it's best not to identify birds by behaviour alone,
Peregrine's will eat prey in a similar manner to a Hobby
I've also seen a Peregrine hover, but...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 13th January 2020, 15:47
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By John knowlittle
Wow not a lot of meat on a Long tailed fit, I've...

Wow not a lot of meat on a Long tailed fit, I've witnessed mid air eating by Peregrine on only 1 occasion the victim being a redwing. Plucking and eating while flying in tight circles, was strange to...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 13th January 2020, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By John knowlittle
Smallest prey items taken by Peregrine falcon

For such a powerful raptor, it's often surprised me how Peregrine's will hunt, very small
prey, the smallest I've seen taken was a female Redstart.Which was fresh in off the sea, only to be taken...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 4th January 2020, 23:31
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By John knowlittle
Grey heron eating moles

As I watched a Grey heron earlier today, my mind was taken back to a particular bird
I watched on several occasions in the same location, over the course of a couple of
years , which could only be...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 4th January 2020, 23:12
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By John knowlittle
Nippon kogaku

Hi John

Thanks very much for your help with the dating of my bins
I'm astounded how good a pair of 60 year old bins can be, and
they look great.
Regarding the E series I've got 2 pairs of 10x35...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 4th January 2020, 16:22
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By John knowlittle
Nippon kogaku/Nikon series 8x30

Hi John

Thank you very much for your reply

It looks like my binoculars may fall inbetween A @ B on your list
as my markings are LH prism plate Nippon kogaku and serial number
beginning 254*** and...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 4th January 2020, 10:25
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By John knowlittle
Age of Nippon kogaku binoculars

Hi there

Was wondering if any Nikon experts, could tell me when, on the early A series binoculars
the markings on right hand prism plate, changed from pat pend to J- pat.

Only joined the forum...
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 4th January 2020, 01:11
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By John knowlittle
Wild boar in Norfolk

Hi debsyl

Could you please tell me where you encountered wild boar
In Norfolk.
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 4th January 2020, 01:08
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By John knowlittle
Hello birdforum

Hello from Norfolk
I've had a pair of bins round my neck since the age of 5 ( still have them )
I'm a local patcher , who likes to find his own birds.
Also a dedicated binoholic.
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