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Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 28th February 2012, 22:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By Zathras
Until a few weeks ago Goldfinches were completely...

Until a few weeks ago Goldfinches were completely absent from my garden. It was only a single occasion about a year ago when I saw just one in the garden, but not eating anything, that I knew they...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 28th February 2012, 13:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By Zathras
Goldfinches Defend Niger Feeder (300fps Video)

At the weekend I managed to film the Goldfinches in my town garden using high speed video. Its been a whole year since we first put a feeder out for them and only in the last few weeks have they...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th February 2012, 08:20
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Zathras
Update: Last night I posted a few compilation...

Update: Last night I posted a few compilation videos of the best Duck & Swan clips -

Duck Compilation No1 @ 300fps SlowMo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkIG_nt2imc)

Swan Compilation No1 @ 300fps...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th February 2012, 16:03
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Zathras
Cheers, the Heron was a lovely shot but a shame I...

Cheers, the Heron was a lovely shot but a shame I missed the action moment of catching the fish shortly before.

I was just a little too slow focusing to catch it in time, better luck and speeder...
Forum: BirdForum TV Discussion Friday 10th February 2012, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Zathras
Wow, we get a feeding frenzy by the river here...

Wow, we get a feeding frenzy by the river here but never as many as in that video.

Cheers.
Forum: Food and Feeders Friday 10th February 2012, 15:35
Replies: 20
Views: 5,267
Posted By Zathras
I very occasionally get Woodpeckers in my Reading...

I very occasionally get Woodpeckers in my Reading (UK) garden and been trying to encourage it.

When around they seem to like the suet block, which I randomly change and not yet identified a...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Friday 10th February 2012, 15:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By Zathras
First year I did the Garden watch and these were...

First year I did the Garden watch and these were the results in Reading -

Blackbird - 1
House Sparrow - 2
Robin - 2
Woodpigeon - 2
Magpie - 2
Great Tit - 3
Chaffinch - 2
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th February 2012, 15:08
Replies: 3
Views: 3,833
Posted By Zathras
Excellent, thanks! I've updated the description...

Excellent, thanks!

I've updated the description accordingly on the videos.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th February 2012, 10:53
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Zathras
Lightbulb SlowMo Birding Action Shots...

I've posted some slow motion footage (http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=202497) captured around Reading and London here before, for which I received some very positive feedback.
So thought...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th February 2012, 10:18
Replies: 3
Views: 3,833
Posted By Zathras
Question Great Blue Heron or Grey Heron? (300fps SlowMo Vid)

Hello there,

Please help me identify this Heron; is it the Great Blue or Grey Heron?

The video was taken in a London park and is of the Heron eating a fish. The fish was a little too big and it...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 14th June 2011, 18:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Zathras
Cheers, I'm pretty pleased with some of those...

Cheers, I'm pretty pleased with some of those captures as it's taken a while to get the hang of high speed filming.

Just wish I had more time to get outside to do even more.

Not seen many Kestrels...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 12th June 2011, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Zathras
Cheers, glad you liked it - I've posted another...

Cheers, glad you liked it - I've posted another one below. I've not seen a Thrush hover quite like this Robin but I'm going to keep an eye out for them.


I discovered the Birdforum TV site and...
Forum: Video Monday 6th June 2011, 15:49
Replies: 8
Views: 15,241
Posted By Zathras
Cheers! :t: A 3 year old Casio Exilim Pro...

Cheers! :t:



A 3 year old Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1, its great for this kind of stuff and takes a pretty good photo too.

Tricky to get good high speed shots as you need lots of light to make up for...
Forum: Video Monday 6th June 2011, 14:44
Replies: 8
Views: 15,241
Posted By Zathras
Smile High speed footage of a Robin hovering...

Hi,

The Robin in our garden likes to hover like a hummingbird to eat from the suet block.

Thought you might appreciate some of the footage I've captured in here.
Hovering Robin in Slow Motion...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th June 2011, 11:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Zathras
Lightbulb High speed video of birds, revealing colours and natural mechanics...

Hello!

I've taken a look around the forum and couldn't see much about capturing wild birds in slow motion using high speed video. Are there people on here interested in this area?
There are clearly...
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