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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st June 2020, 10:08
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By earleybird
brilliant ... thank you both for your responses...

brilliant ... thank you both for your responses its much appreciated
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 28th May 2020, 09:59
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By earleybird
has anyone suggestions for this nest ?

South Somerset 28-05-20 abandoned Nest on the underside of a pergola has anyone any ideas of the former inhabitants ?;)
Forum: Fuji Sunday 26th April 2020, 23:12
Replies: 16
Views: 9,718
Posted By earleybird
My HS50 has had the same rotating mode issue for...

My HS50 has had the same rotating mode issue for about 4 years now. I partially stripped it but could find no obvious problem. I still use it daily because there simply isn't a better camera on the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th May 2019, 16:09
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By earleybird
thanks Ken . The images for the 2 birds in my ID...

thanks Ken .
The images for the 2 birds in my ID book look so similar that I thought at first that they had used the same image lol

Just couldn't get a better image unfortunately. The little...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th May 2019, 14:25
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By earleybird
Warbler ID confirmation please

This small Warbler seen gathering flies in the Hazel tree at the bottom of my garden at Merriott Somerset UK today .

Am I correct in thinking that this is a Willow Warbler ?
yellow tinges under...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 4th March 2018, 08:07
Replies: 31
Views: 2,457
Posted By earleybird
an isolated Greenfinch hung around the hearts...

an isolated Greenfinch hung around the hearts for a day last week then not seen since . thats the first I've seen in a couple of years too. We used to have 2x pairs as regular daily visitors .
I...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 3rd March 2018, 22:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By earleybird
we had a mad day yesterday with several Redwing &...

we had a mad day yesterday with several Redwing & Fieldfare a Goldcrest pair and a Meadow Pipit . never seen any of these birds feeding on the lawn in the garden in the past 22 years .
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd March 2018, 17:52
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By earleybird
Hi Rich .thank you for your welcome . I still...

Hi Rich .thank you for your welcome .

I still love taking pictures of birds but other stuff gets in the way sometimes.
Seven and a half years of being a house bound carer has taken its toll on my...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd March 2018, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By earleybird
thank you thank you :t: Wow what a special...

thank you thank you :t:
Wow what a special visitor to our garden. The images in my books were far from conclusive so I wasn't at all sure on ID

We've had a steady stream of Fieldfare and Redwings...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 2nd March 2018, 15:12
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By earleybird
Bird ID please Somerset UK today

Crewkerne Somerset UK 15.00hrs 02/03/18 garden

Hi could someone kindly ID this bird for me. it turned up in the garden this afternoon and has eaten on the ground for a solid half hour . Must have...
Forum: Fuji Wednesday 30th November 2016, 12:00
Replies: 15
Views: 9,488
Posted By earleybird
Quick way to adjust ISO on the Fuji HS50 camera...

Quick way to adjust ISO on the Fuji HS50 camera is to hit the Q button and ISO is the default first setting so just adjust your ISo with the Command dial.

couldn't resist adding a comment or two to...
Forum: Fuji Thursday 18th June 2015, 22:42
Replies: 16
Views: 9,718
Posted By earleybird
where have you sourced the infomation that a...

where have you sourced the infomation that a Canon SX40 would be the bridge camera of choice amongst the birding fraternity ?


By the time you have switched the camera on waited until its ready to...
Forum: Fuji Tuesday 16th June 2015, 19:01
Replies: 16
Views: 9,718
Posted By earleybird
not sure how one would compare a camera that...

not sure how one would compare a camera that has a manual zoom lens and manual focus .....with a camera that has a motorised zoom lens and no manual focus.?

Many believe that image quality is all...
Forum: Fuji Monday 15th June 2015, 22:19
Replies: 16
Views: 9,718
Posted By earleybird
there is no comparison that could be made...

there is no comparison that could be made between the Fuji HS50 and the Canon SX40.

The two cameras are so different that they are in no way comparable.

You need to compare the features and...
Forum: Fuji Friday 12th June 2015, 17:40
Replies: 16
Views: 9,718
Posted By earleybird
this is a pretty dead thread now but then the...

this is a pretty dead thread now but then the camera has been out for 2x years plus ;)

if you have the time to read through the entire thread you will learn a lot about using the camera , settings...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th June 2015, 17:17
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By earleybird
really ?:eek!: I had the book open at that page...

really ?:eek!: I had the book open at that page thinking mmmm but didn't think for a moment it would nest in a busy courtyard. Mind you there is a stream the other side of the barn so plenty of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 12th June 2015, 15:46
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By earleybird
LBJ id sought South Somerset Garden 12 06 15

at the risk of looking a comlete idjit once again ;) the only bird I can find in my little bird book that looks remotely similar to this is a Garden Warbler ?

Would appreciate someone putting me...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th January 2015, 12:26
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By earleybird
thank you, its great to get some appreciation...

thank you, its great to get some appreciation :t:
Very occasionally we get one with an interesting plumage to the feeders . Makes all their noise and constant squabbling worth it :-O
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th January 2015, 11:46
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By earleybird
thank you Richard . its a beautiful bird and so...

thank you Richard . its a beautiful bird and so easy to spot with its flashes of white . Its hanging around with a group of Sparrows at the moment . Hopefully it will come back so can get some...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th January 2015, 11:43
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By earleybird
oh blimey I've done it again !:eek!: Thank you...

oh blimey I've done it again !:eek!:
Thank you Chris
I can see now that the beak and breast markings are totally different .
I think I need to get a decent ID book and develop a technique to noting...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th January 2015, 11:32
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By earleybird
Bird ID please South Somerset UK garden

Must get myself a decent bird ID book .I have half a dozen and not one has a good picture of this bird. I'm guessing Whinchat ?
Can anyone please tell me why I would see one in my garden this time of...
Forum: Others Monday 24th November 2014, 19:40
Replies: 8
Views: 9,079
Posted By earleybird
thank you Ben I did see these but I am looking...

thank you Ben
I did see these but I am looking for a vintage pair from the 60's to match the 8x30's I have
Forum: Others Saturday 15th November 2014, 17:50
Replies: 8
Views: 9,079
Posted By earleybird
Thanks Ben thats great. I saw one for sale on...

Thanks Ben thats great. I saw one for sale on ebay a while back and missed the bidding. It went for about 16 if I remember right.


John
Forum: Others Thursday 13th November 2014, 22:56
Replies: 8
Views: 9,079
Posted By earleybird
Hi Ben the rubber armoured bins sound like an...

Hi Ben
the rubber armoured bins sound like an excellent idea and 446ft at 1000yds sounds like they are wide angle too ?

I think I want the 8x40 GreenKats more as a a collection piece more than...
Forum: Others Thursday 13th November 2014, 22:42
Replies: 8
Views: 9,079
Posted By earleybird
thank you Bob :t: The first two links are for the...

thank you Bob :t:
The first two links are for the modern versions but the last link is an image of the exact vintage bins I seek .

I think it is either misplaced brand loyalty or a romantic notion...
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