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Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 29th June 2019, 16:57
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By kennethwfd
Experienced something similar on Pennington...

Experienced something similar on Pennington marshes last year, when the parents were taking their ducklings to the sea. You really do have to be in the right place at the right time
Forum: Nikon Thursday 27th June 2019, 18:07
Replies: 181
Views: 16,727
Posted By kennethwfd
I'm planning on some new camera gear in the next...

I'm planning on some new camera gear in the next 6 to 9 months, and on the basis of this, am considering the P1000. I'm viewing your image on a 25" calibrated NEC monitor, zoomed in so from beak tip...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 27th June 2019, 17:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By kennethwfd
Maybe a seperate thread in the appropriate...

Maybe a seperate thread in the appropriate section, has anyone any experience of eye af and especially animal eye af. Is it as good as the Sony promotional video?
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 1st June 2019, 18:34
Replies: 52
Views: 1,110
Posted By kennethwfd
"In two shakes of a duck's tail", also can just...

"In two shakes of a duck's tail", also can just be "in two shakes" and of "A lamb's tail" - to get something done quickly.
Swanning about/around - to move in an aimless fashion
(Silly) old coot - an...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 1st June 2019, 17:09
Replies: 52
Views: 1,110
Posted By kennethwfd
Like water off a duck's back

Like water off a duck's back
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 30th May 2019, 18:42
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By kennethwfd
http://https://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/species.php...

http://https://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/species.php?species=cinxia
Forum: Durham Sunday 21st April 2019, 11:07
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By kennethwfd
10 April Pennington marshes, large flock

10 April Pennington marshes, large flock
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 16th April 2019, 14:23
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By kennethwfd
I recently saw two male blackbirds doing...

I recently saw two male blackbirds doing something similar, one had pinned the other to the ground

Also birds will attack their own reflections in a window and end up battering themselves against it...
Forum: Hampshire Thursday 25th October 2018, 17:27
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By kennethwfd
The event of the year here is the arrival of two...

The event of the year here is the arrival of two grey phalaropes and a Temnick's stint. Both were sighted at the end of last week after first seen around a month ago. I've seen the phalarope, but the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 18:13
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By kennethwfd
thanks. Reading the way the birds flit in and...

thanks. Reading the way the birds flit in and around hedges and brambles fits in with what I saw
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 17:14
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By kennethwfd
try again

try again
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 17:04
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By kennethwfd
Skylark(?) Pennington marshes uk

Behaved like a skylark and sang like one, just want to be sure after looking at RSPB and Coward. Today 2 May. Wings look skylark, partially obscured by twig in foreground. site keeps telling me...
Forum: Canon Sunday 29th April 2018, 19:04
Replies: 7
Views: 3,655
Posted By kennethwfd
Single point AF, (focus on bird's eye, or at...

Single point AF, (focus on bird's eye, or at least head) AL servo (tracking moving subject) burst mode - take several pictures increases the chance of getting one decent shot.

What lens are you...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 6th July 2015, 18:11
Replies: 4
Views: 4,363
Posted By kennethwfd
went to Wallingford and Chinnor to take some...

went to Wallingford and Chinnor to take some railway photographs....ended up with more of red kites. everywhere

Even a visit to the yard (under supervision) at Chinnor to see the unit formerly used...
Forum: Canon Thursday 30th April 2015, 19:02
Replies: 1,292
Views: 341,194
Posted By kennethwfd
On placement of order, you should receive email...

On placement of order, you should receive email with tracking number(s)

I purchased Nikon d810 and 80 - 400 lens through Panamoz. order placed Monday am camera body arrived Wednesday. where is the...
Forum: Nikon Monday 16th March 2015, 14:54
Replies: 936
Views: 496,621
Posted By kennethwfd
Nikon's website gives...

Nikon's website gives specs

http://www.europe-nikon.com/en_GB/product/digital-cameras/coolpix/super-zoom-share/coolpix-p900


apparently JPEG only and battery will last for some 360 shots only 83x...
Forum: Nikon Monday 16th March 2015, 10:37
Replies: 936
Views: 496,621
Posted By kennethwfd
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Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 16th March 2015, 06:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,847
Posted By kennethwfd
this video shows a bird using bread as...

this video shows a bird using bread as bait

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10201667663243500
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 14th March 2015, 12:20
Replies: 20
Views: 2,058
Posted By kennethwfd
I recently brought probably the same laptop and...

I recently brought probably the same laptop and had problems including deleting files. I finally found the touchpad imprecise eg you want to copy from one folder to another by drop and drag and...
Forum: Canon Monday 20th October 2014, 18:26
Replies: 1,292
Views: 341,194
Posted By kennethwfd
what about the other third of the equation,...

what about the other third of the equation, aperture. I only raise ISO as a last resort.
Forum: Nikon Friday 17th October 2014, 18:07
Replies: 73
Views: 30,255
Posted By kennethwfd
thanks for link

thanks for link
Forum: Canon Tuesday 25th March 2014, 17:35
Replies: 2,264
Views: 902,588
Posted By kennethwfd
Havn't defected from the Fuji camp, still have...

Havn't defected from the Fuji camp, still have HS50 and just purchased HS30 for a song due to broken tripod mount, but decided to purchase SX50, this thread has been a major influence

Three recent...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 5th March 2014, 16:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,528
Posted By kennethwfd
I try and avoid changing lenses in the field...

I try and avoid changing lenses in the field after getting dirt on the sensor, preferring to have semi permenant couplings. If I have to chage in the feild, take note of the wind direction and shield...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 27th November 2013, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,901
Posted By kennethwfd
agree with Jeff. A week is hardly enough time....

agree with Jeff. A week is hardly enough time. Think in terms of months, even years to establish a bird feeding station. The first reaction of wild bird is to be suspicious of anything new, is it a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Wednesday 27th November 2013, 17:22
Replies: 29
Views: 25,066
Posted By kennethwfd
Reading this thread with interest as I don't...

Reading this thread with interest as I don't think gender is the answer as I get eaten alive by midges and mozzies. Wearing shoes without socks invites midges to get in the lace holes, around my...
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