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Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Yesterday, 19:10
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Mono
There is another thread discussing this same...

There is another thread discussing this same development.

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=396144
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Yesterday, 19:08
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Mono
Whatsapp on your laptop is copy of what is on...

Whatsapp on your laptop is copy of what is on your phone. The phone is the "master" copy deleting things off your phone will delete it for good. You can set up your phone to backup your messages but...
Forum: Night Vision Sunday 25th October 2020, 12:59
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Mono
Smartphones are fussier about what usb devices...

Smartphones are fussier about what usb devices are connected than them than computers. Most smartphones use USB OTG https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_On-The-Go

If the rca to usb lead you have is...
Forum: Others Thursday 22nd October 2020, 12:57
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Mono
The link is...

The link is https://www.binomania.it/noblex_gmbh_chiude/
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 20th October 2020, 12:30
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Mono
I'm sorry I'm not an expert in that field, but...

I'm sorry I'm not an expert in that field, but there are many folk on here who are.
Forum: Night Vision Wednesday 14th October 2020, 14:49
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Mono
New Zeiss Thermal DTI 3/35

Just noticed Zeiss is/has launched a new handheld thermal scope.

They are obviously aiming it at the hunting market but would work perfectly well for those not wishing to shoot...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 12th October 2020, 13:26
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Mono
You can export to mp4 in Audacity if you install...

You can export to mp4 in Audacity if you install an optional pack.

https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/export.html#:~:text=You%20can%20install%20the%20optional,players%2C%20choose%20WAV%20or%20AIFF.
Forum: Nikon Monday 12th October 2020, 13:24
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By Mono
A few examples... https://forvo.com/word/nikon/#ja

A few examples...
https://forvo.com/word/nikon/#ja
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th October 2020, 17:20
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By Mono
Once a month the AAIB publishes its accident...

Once a month the AAIB publishes its accident reports. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/air-accident-monthly-bulletin-october-2020

The press read through them and knock up an article on...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 10th October 2020, 19:37
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Mono
I really don't get social media's aversion to...

I really don't get social media's aversion to audio. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will happily let you upload a massive video but not a tiny audio clip. Making a video of the audio is a good way...
Forum: Pentax Friday 9th October 2020, 20:10
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Mono
Tripod mounting a Papillio

A friend is seeking to mount their Papillo on a tripod for extended viewing. Whilst they do have an integral tripod mount there is not much room around it.

Pentax do make an extender but is that...
Forum: Nikon Friday 9th October 2020, 20:05
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By Mono
Pronunciation

I have always pronounced Nikon as Nick-On however I recently saw a YouTube video and throughout the presenter referred to Ni-Kon. This led me back to my rudimentary Japanese and is strictly phonetic...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 9th October 2020, 17:14
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Mono
The CD Rom version of BWP is an old product. It...

The CD Rom version of BWP is an old product. It is not designed to be used with modern Operating Systems, you could try running in Compatibility...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th October 2020, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Mono
The Scientific American article is basically a...

The Scientific American article is basically a recapitulation of the video I linked to. The mystery element is just clickbait.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 8th October 2020, 12:57
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Mono
Of course there is a scientific explanation of...

Of course there is a scientific explanation of flight! There just isn't a simple scientific explanation of flight.

It is an example of my universal mantra "...but it is more complicated than...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 8th October 2020, 11:34
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Mono
The usual cause is the maze that are colour...

The usual cause is the maze that are colour profiles.

Most high end monitors are designed with very wide colour profiles to better replicate print. Images edited in and saved with these wide colour...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Wednesday 7th October 2020, 16:32
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Mono
Looks like it has been at sea a fair while but it...

Looks like it has been at sea a fair while but it would be worth contacting these folks.

https://ukstrandings.org/
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd October 2020, 17:16
Replies: 94
Views: 3,860
Posted By Mono
It is all down to kudos, which is a product of...

It is all down to kudos, which is a product of label cachet and $$$$$$$.

It is nice to feel the craftsmanship and the materials but no one is replacing their ELs with an NL because they have worn...
Forum: Canon Sunday 27th September 2020, 11:22
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Mono
The art and craft of photography will always beat...

The art and craft of photography will always beat the technology. The professional photographers I know personally don't fuss over the kit they just get out there and take pictures.

Sure some...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 26th September 2020, 11:58
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Mono
It has been going on for...

It has been going on for months
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/13/the-tale-of-the-killer-whales?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 20th September 2020, 11:26
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Mono
In areas where rivers freeze Common Kingfishers...

In areas where rivers freeze Common Kingfishers will move down to the sea shore in winter. During a cold snap I have seen them hunting in rock pools in the UK.
Forum: South East England Thursday 17th September 2020, 21:08
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mono
Good to hear they made it through the fire.

Good to hear they made it through the fire.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 17th September 2020, 13:05
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Mono
Whilst they will keep and defend a territory...

Whilst they will keep and defend a territory during the breeding season, things get a bit looser post breeding. There will be young about from multiple pairs with everyone trying to carve out a patch.
Forum: South East England Tuesday 15th September 2020, 12:55
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mono
They are resident and not that skulky, I...

They are resident and not that skulky, I recalling seeing them at all times of the year.

Thursley Common is usually a good spot, but it was badly hit by fires earlier this year so don't know if that...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 10th September 2020, 13:13
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Mono
Windows 10 will scale up accordingly to "cope"...

Windows 10 will scale up accordingly to "cope" with a 4K screen, things look nice and crisp.

The problem can be with older software which was simply not designed for such pixel numbers, things look...
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