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Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 19:44
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By PYRTLE
Watched it, nothing much to add aside from the...

Watched it, nothing much to add aside from the binocular repeatedly being referred to as a compact. My interpretation has been that a "compact" bino is 25mm objective lens or under whilst a 32mm and...
Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 13:38
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By PYRTLE
Done that, nothing found this side of the pond,...

Done that, nothing found this side of the pond, so as stated here and on other threads, all unsubstantiated rumours.
Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 12:03
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By PYRTLE
Could you post or suggest a link to the article...

Could you post or suggest a link to the article please ? Thank you.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 17:58
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By PYRTLE
No problem, P

No problem, P
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 17:54
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By PYRTLE
Pied Kingfisher

Pied Kingfisher
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 18th September 2019, 16:20
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By PYRTLE
And the more we learn, the greater the confusion...

And the more we learn, the greater the confusion in our minds.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 12:31
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By PYRTLE
Put that to one side and look at the other...

Put that to one side and look at the other plumage details including structure, length etc. Also the lack of a clear rufous nape. Then the cleaness, shape and colour of the white primary...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th September 2019, 09:40
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By PYRTLE
Masked Shrike ( juv) for me, looks to be slightly...

Masked Shrike ( juv) for me, looks to be slightly longer and thinner. Rufous tone could be a lighting artefact. Bill appears smaller too. More photos if possible.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 10:15
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By PYRTLE
Sandwich Tern, large black beak with yellow /...

Sandwich Tern, large black beak with yellow / pale tip.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th September 2019, 10:03
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, Sparrowhawk.

Yes, Sparrowhawk.
Forum: Meopta Monday 16th September 2019, 11:45
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By PYRTLE
No, just joining in the debate and expressing my...

No, just joining in the debate and expressing my thoughts as a member, ta. I try to be a kind and thoughtful chap. You forgot the question mark at the end Andy, if indeed it was a question.

Regards,...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Monday 16th September 2019, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By PYRTLE
Magpie swoops on cyclist

https://news.sky.com/story/cyclist-dies-after-swerving-to-avoid-swooping-magpie-in-australia-11811172
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th September 2019, 09:38
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes I agree, back to the drawing board again.

Yes I agree, back to the drawing board again.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th September 2019, 09:11
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, the Collins is the default guide. Enjoy your...

Yes, the Collins is the default guide. Enjoy your new interest.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th September 2019, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By PYRTLE
A Common Buzzard, showing some characteristics of...

A Common Buzzard, showing some characteristics of Eastern subspecies. A very variable bird in colours and plumage patterns.

Do you have a Field or Photo guide to the birds of Britain and Europe?
Forum: Minox Monday 16th September 2019, 08:43
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PYRTLE
Why? Are you not happy with the Minox that you've...

Why? Are you not happy with the Minox that you've bought, just enjoy them and forget the rest of the hundreds of models out there. As you said, you'll go crazy worrying needlessly about scientific...
Forum: Others Monday 16th September 2019, 08:25
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By PYRTLE
Why ? It's an optic that did not live up to...

Why ? It's an optic that did not live up to expectations when launched. Probably been discussed at great length on many occasions. Good luck.
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 15th September 2019, 19:50
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By PYRTLE
My understanding for UK birds is Common and...

My understanding for UK birds is Common and Carrion are the same species. Hooded and Carrion are very very similar. Smaller members of this family are the Jackdaw, Jay and Magpie.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th September 2019, 18:36
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By PYRTLE
Agree to Tree Pipit for the second image, the...

Agree to Tree Pipit for the second image, the first head on photo threw me a bit - thought it looked like something else completely.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th September 2019, 17:56
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By PYRTLE
Perhaps a strange question, are the images of the...

Perhaps a strange question, are the images of the same bird?
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 15th September 2019, 17:31
Replies: 786
Views: 120,013
Posted By PYRTLE
A Hind / Mil gunship, which one I'm not...

A Hind / Mil gunship, which one I'm not sure.

Mil 24 according to t'internet.
Forum: Meopta Sunday 15th September 2019, 15:32
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By PYRTLE
That's fine and I do appreciate your honesty,...

That's fine and I do appreciate your honesty, good luck with selecting your new pair of binos.

P
Forum: Meopta Sunday 15th September 2019, 14:56
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By PYRTLE
1. Please don't hunt unless it is to feed you or...

1. Please don't hunt unless it is to feed you or your family.

2. I agree that the older Meopta binos are solidly built and will offer a rugged optic with a good image. Check it over for coating...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th September 2019, 19:39
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By PYRTLE
A Guillemot

A Guillemot
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th September 2019, 16:31
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By PYRTLE
How many have died, you say " a lot in your front...

How many have died, you say " a lot in your front yard" then "two of unknown causes by your house".

What total numbers of dead House Sparrows have you found so far?

Just feed good quality food,...
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