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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 4th June 2018, 07:26
Replies: 85
Views: 7,333
Posted By cj.holder
I'm afraid Gillian has proved to be a weak...

I'm afraid Gillian has proved to be a weak presenter. It hasn't improved from last year. Her halting style of delivery, pausing in the wrong places in sentences is annoying, and in one short section,...
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 23rd April 2018, 07:18
Replies: 31
Views: 12,082
Posted By cj.holder
I haven't seen a Kingfisher at the pool for quite...

I haven't seen a Kingfisher at the pool for quite some months, and the turtles seem to thriving.
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 20th April 2018, 07:33
Replies: 31
Views: 12,082
Posted By cj.holder
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Ipsley Pool about...

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Ipsley Pool about 7:45 this morning. In the trees at the far end of the pool from the car park.
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 13th March 2018, 07:20
Replies: 36,263
Views: 7,596,143
Posted By cj.holder
I visited the new North Moors hide twice in...

I visited the new North Moors hide twice in December and January, and there was a Water Rail close on the left of the hide on both occasions. So close, you could literally overlook it.

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Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 8th March 2018, 07:21
Replies: 614
Views: 133,930
Posted By cj.holder
Red Kite over the A435 by Coughton Court near...

Red Kite over the A435 by Coughton Court near Redditch at 07:30 this morning.
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 23rd February 2018, 07:34
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
Great pair of Goosander on the lake this morning...

Great pair of Goosander on the lake this morning (07:45), down at the southern end.
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 31st January 2018, 18:56
Replies: 36,263
Views: 7,596,143
Posted By cj.holder
An unusual visitor to the North Moors feeding...

An unusual visitor to the North Moors feeding station this afternoon, obviously not content with the food on the ground.

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Chris
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 12th January 2018, 07:40
Replies: 475
Views: 79,878
Posted By cj.holder
I hope you report it, and that the CAA take...

I hope you report it, and that the CAA take appropriate action, not just a slap on the wrist.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 8th January 2018, 07:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By cj.holder
Dick, have a look at Youtube -...

Dick,

have a look at Youtube - https://youtu.be/Q7YlHDgKC28
Although he discusses Landscape photography the principles are sound.
Generally if you search for Lightroom and wildlife photography on...
Forum: Others Wednesday 20th December 2017, 07:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,835
Posted By cj.holder
Chris, thanks for an interesting report. I've...

Chris, thanks for an interesting report.

I've recently started birdwatching and I use my late father's Swift Audubon HR5 8.5x44s, which I think are excellent. However, because they have...
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 9th October 2017, 06:58
Replies: 614
Views: 133,930
Posted By cj.holder
Red Kite over the north side of Bredon Hill...

Red Kite over the north side of Bredon Hill yesterday at 18:00
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 12th September 2017, 07:37
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
A solitary Tufted Duck on the lake just before 8...

A solitary Tufted Duck on the lake just before 8 this morning.
I haven't spotted the Little Egrets for a couple of weeks, so they've either moved on or I'm not looking in the right places..
Forum: Canon Friday 8th September 2017, 07:23
Replies: 7
Views: 3,586
Posted By cj.holder
Jamie, no issues with that camera for an amateur...

Jamie,

no issues with that camera for an amateur bird watcher who wants to share photos with friends and family. The lens might be the issue, and the settings. What is the lens he's using?

There...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 12th July 2017, 07:28
Replies: 7
Views: 4,291
Posted By cj.holder
I have PSE7 working perfectly well under Windows...

I have PSE7 working perfectly well under Windows 10. Never had an issue with it. Is it an issue of Windows not liking certain file types rather than PSE itself?
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 28th June 2017, 07:14
Replies: 20
Views: 5,809
Posted By cj.holder
Thanks for the updates. Really interesting and I...

Thanks for the updates. Really interesting and I think I must head over that way soon.
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 20th June 2017, 07:28
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
Nice photos Keith. Particularly like the Tern...

Nice photos Keith. Particularly like the Tern with catch.
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 13th June 2017, 07:32
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
The Little Egrets have a nest (I think I glimpsed...

The Little Egrets have a nest (I think I glimpsed young) on the large island, easily visible from the west bank. There is a Herons nest in the same tree which is easier to spot. Its very near the...
Forum: Macro Photography Monday 15th May 2017, 07:34
Replies: 21
Views: 21,207
Posted By cj.holder
The issue with the 100-400 (I have the same lens)...

The issue with the 100-400 (I have the same lens) is that the minimum focusing distance is just too great for macro. I'm pretty sure extension tubes will bring it down, but it's just too big and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th May 2017, 20:13
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By cj.holder
Thanks, glad I was right, for once

Thanks, glad I was right, for once
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 14th May 2017, 17:22
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By cj.holder
UK - close to the Avon at Nafford, Eckington

Spotted this singing away close to the river.

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My initial reaction was Sedge Warbler, but am not so certain.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th March 2017, 07:22
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By cj.holder
Larry, I'm in a similar position as you, so...

Larry,

I'm in a similar position as you, so found your thread very interesting.

Try https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/features/bird-song-hero/bird-song-hero-tutorial

I use this resource...
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 27th March 2017, 07:34
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
Great photos Neil.

Great photos Neil.
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 9th March 2017, 13:40
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
A pair of Oystercatchers were flying round the...

A pair of Oystercatchers were flying round the lake this morning.
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 07:15
Replies: 31
Views: 12,082
Posted By cj.holder
Five Little Egrets on Ipsley Pool this morning at...

Five Little Egrets on Ipsley Pool this morning at about 8:00.
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 9th February 2017, 07:39
Replies: 228
Views: 58,588
Posted By cj.holder
This morning at about 08:00 a flight of 16...

This morning at about 08:00 a flight of 16 cormorants landed after circling the lake for about 5 minutes. They flew off at about 8:25.
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