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Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 8th July 2018, 16:52
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Delia, It has been a long time since...

Hello Delia,

It has been a long time since anyone called me a lad. I am officially an OAP and doing quite well for an old geezer. My total walking for the day should be 8 km. My niece's husband,...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 8th July 2018, 11:51
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Delia, I do not use WhatsApp but this is...

Hello Delia,

I do not use WhatsApp but this is very suspicious. As far as I know there is no corporate connection between WhatsApp and Google. In fact it WhatsApp is owned by Facebook. The safest...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 5th July 2018, 10:15
Replies: 32
Views: 1,629
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Adhoc, Greater light transmission than an...

Hello Adhoc,

Greater light transmission than an S-P binocular.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th July 2018, 00:15
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, I listened to Tweet of the Day podcast...

Hello,

I listened to Tweet of the Day podcast from the BBC but it seems to be in hibernation.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur Pinewood :hi:
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 2nd July 2018, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Chatlover, Do you have the same battery...

Hello Chatlover,

Do you have the same battery problems when running other networked apps? Is this an app specific problem?

Happy bird watching,
Arthur Pinewood :hi:
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 1st July 2018, 20:39
Replies: 65
Views: 3,182
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Andy, AK prism binoculars are bigger and...

Hello Andy,

AK prism binoculars are bigger and heavier than SP prism binoculars. This is contrary to the bird watchers' zeitgeist: light and small. Hunters who use stands might find AK...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 1st July 2018, 14:27
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Delia, I would not click on that link ...

Hello Delia,

I would not click on that link Rather I would go to the Microsoft web site and see if there is any useful information on One Drive. If you remember your login, perhaps you can...
Forum: New York Tuesday 19th June 2018, 10:10
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, Jape, thank you for the birthday wishes. ...

Hello,

Jape, thank you for the birthday wishes.

Birdmeister, the Pond is at the southeast corner of the Park, near the Plaza Hotel. New Yorkers do not seem very fond of names. Most of the grid...
Forum: New York Tuesday 19th June 2018, 00:18
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
Summer weather has arrived

Hello,

Today, the temperature reached 32C, which is enough like summer for me, even if the solstice is a few days away.

Last week, I was happy to see another orchard oriole, this time from...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 17th June 2018, 21:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,086
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, As per the Original Post, I have had good...

Hello,

As per the Original Post, I have had good experiences with Nikon, Leica and Zeiss. I have had less than happy experiences with that Austrian brand's 7x50 and 7x42 Porro binoculars. ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 14th June 2018, 00:47
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Pinewood
Congratulations! Happy bird watching, Arthur...

Congratulations!

Happy bird watching,
Arthur Pinewood :hi:
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 13th June 2018, 01:23
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Jerry, I have owned both the 8x30 and the...

Hello Jerry,

I have owned both the 8x30 and the 10x40 Dialyts or Classics, as the later models were called. The latter never worked for me. They are both Schmidt-Pechan roof glasses, lacking...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 12th June 2018, 23:51
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, You are describing the 8x30 and your...

Hello,

You are describing the 8x30 and your 10x40 classiCs. The 7x42 has a moving bridge just like a traditional Porro.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: New York Monday 11th June 2018, 22:11
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Jape, I am gratified that you enjoy my...

Hello Jape,

I am gratified that you enjoy my posts. For the first few years of this thread, I did indeed make most of my observations from my flat. For the last five years, I have been able to...
Forum: New York Monday 11th June 2018, 20:59
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
Nature in the Park

Hello,

I have not seen a new bird species since my last posting. I did see a northern flicker, yesterday, which I had not seen for a while.

I did locate a a baltimore Oriole nest...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 8th June 2018, 15:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Tom and Graham, I thoroughly agree. Happy...

Hello Tom and Graham,

I thoroughly agree.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur Pinewood :hi:
Forum: Binoculars Friday 1st June 2018, 19:53
Replies: 38
Views: 1,744
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, Yes, I have a Fujinon 6x30 8.5...

Hello,

Yes, I have a Fujinon 6x30 8.5 binocular. I am not certain of the model but I recall that the U.S. Coast Guard recommended it for those with small boats. It was assembled in the USA to...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 28th May 2018, 18:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,550
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, There is a nice device to measure one's...

Hello,

There is a nice device to measure one's dioptre setting: my ophthalmologist has one in his office. His might be made by Zeiss. Do I expect binoculars, even a Zeiss binocular to to give me...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 25th May 2018, 22:01
Replies: 35
Views: 6,027
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Paddy, My two FL binoculars have been...

Hello Paddy,

My two FL binoculars have been almost flawless. I knocked an eye cup out of shape preventing it from collapsing. I seem to manage to pull up the dioptre setting occasionally. I think...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 25th May 2018, 19:03
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Andy, I have been using his service for...

Hello Andy,

I have been using his service for years.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: New York Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 00:17
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
four days without bird watching

Hello,

I had a long weekend without bird watching. Today, I had a somewhat brief outing as rain, once again, sent me homeward.

Last week, I did notice a pair of spotted sandpipers, at the south...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 16th May 2018, 18:07
Replies: 71
Views: 3,517
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Andy, Roof prism binoculars were never...

Hello Andy,

Roof prism binoculars were never about a better view; they were popular for compactness and weight. With the possible exception of close focussing, there is no reason for a Porro to be...
Forum: New York Sunday 13th May 2018, 19:17
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
Dear KC and Delia, Not to worry as I always have...

Dear KC and Delia,

Not to worry as I always have a good day visiting Central Park.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: New York Sunday 13th May 2018, 19:03
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
the story of my bird watching life

Hello all,

First of all, I did not see the Kirtland's warbler (https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=56825) which visited Central Park. I arrived at its last known location, this...
Forum: New York Friday 11th May 2018, 01:37
Replies: 569
Views: 111,170
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, First of all, let me note some...

Hello,

First of all, let me note some non-warblers. Swainson's thrushes and ovenbirds are showing up. This morning, I saw a blue grosbeak, a life bird. It was not completely blue but I was happy...
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