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Forum: Nikon Sunday 23rd November 2008, 11:55
Replies: 45
Views: 22,005
Posted By Nelbert
Well I guess we'll have to agree to disagree then...

Well I guess we'll have to agree to disagree then - I had both bodies out with the same lens on the same settings and downloaded both to the same pc and I thought the ISO performance on the low end...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 22nd November 2008, 15:48
Replies: 45
Views: 22,005
Posted By Nelbert
I've got both and find I use the D90 as my second...

I've got both and find I use the D90 as my second body (usually with a macro on it) - I'd take Rockwell's comments with a pinch of salt - it's very easy to get excellent results from the D90 but it's...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 16th October 2008, 13:04
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Nelbert
It's an interesting point

On the sites where I know it occurs in Lincolnshire, it is on sites where the habitat is managed in a beneficial way - on the sites where I know it's been lost the wetland is still there (except in...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 10th October 2008, 14:57
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Nelbert
There are a couple of regular sites in...

There are a couple of regular sites in Lincolnshire for it, one a nature reserve and one a golf-course. The populations at poth sites fluctuate wildly year-on-year and probably as a result of the...
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Friday 10th October 2008, 14:54
Replies: 19
Views: 2,323
Posted By Nelbert
Sorry to hear that this year was not successful -...

Sorry to hear that this year was not successful - I did note that it was almost ideal weather conditions for it. Still, there's always next year!
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 10th October 2008, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,815
Posted By Nelbert
I know the Peak District site very well (I work...

I know the Peak District site very well (I work for the organisation which is responsible for it's designation) and frankly it's mind-boggling - the population in this area is in long-term decline,...
Forum: Nikon Friday 11th July 2008, 14:30
Replies: 16
Views: 4,893
Posted By Nelbert
Well I have to say that my Nikkor 300mm f4 with...

Well I have to say that my Nikkor 300mm f4 with Kenko Pro 1.4x teleconverter mated with my new D300 is a bit of a revelation frankly, though I'm pretty convinced that this is as much about the body...
Forum: Conservation Monday 30th June 2008, 10:37
Replies: 64
Views: 4,693
Posted By Nelbert
It's a fair point about Uranium, though it's also...

It's a fair point about Uranium, though it's also fair to say that presently, there's a glut in the world supply of uranium and it's fairly cheap. Not that it need stay that way, as we've seen with...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 29th June 2008, 12:52
Replies: 16
Views: 4,893
Posted By Nelbert
Thanks all - yes, I am now thinking hard about a...

Thanks all - yes, I am now thinking hard about a D300.....
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 28th June 2008, 12:45
Replies: 351
Views: 68,106
Posted By Nelbert
Further to the Aceras reports, although numbers...

Further to the Aceras reports, although numbers were down this year, the species has been found on a new site in the county, in the Lincolnshire Wolds a good 40 miles north of the other Lincs site. ...
Forum: Nikon Monday 23rd June 2008, 23:04
Replies: 16
Views: 4,893
Posted By Nelbert
80-400 VR or 300 f4 with 1.4tc?

I've been using my trusty Nikon 80-400 zoom for a year or so and am pleased enough with the results but am getting a bit hacked off with how slow-focussing it is, especially in dull light.

Has...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Tuesday 10th June 2008, 19:52
Replies: 351
Views: 68,106
Posted By Nelbert
Aceras anthropophorum now flowering on their...

Aceras anthropophorum now flowering on their south Lincolnshire site. Numbers well down on last year - I only counted 4 spikes this year compared to 17 last. Be interested to know if other sites...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 24th March 2008, 10:35
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By Nelbert
Hi Sean, I'm down in Bucks/Oxfordshire for a...

Hi Sean,

I'm down in Bucks/Oxfordshire for a long weekend this summer - could you PM me the location of these so I can have a look?

Cheers

Neil
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 20th January 2008, 19:13
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By Nelbert
Give us a shout when you go!! Neil

Give us a shout when you go!!

Neil
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 20th January 2008, 10:18
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By Nelbert
Cheers Sean - I live up the road from the...

Cheers Sean - I live up the road from the Lincolnshire plants and they've certainly caused a few scratched heads round here. If we're talking about the plants on a reserve not far from Lincoln, I...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 18th January 2008, 20:34
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By Nelbert
I've seen Epipactis leptochila sp. neglecta in SW...

I've seen Epipactis leptochila sp. neglecta in SW Germany and it certainly looks very similar. From memory, I think this sub-species flowers a touch earlier than normal narrow-lipped helleborine,...
Forum: India Sunday 25th November 2007, 13:43
Replies: 9
Views: 2,684
Posted By Nelbert
I can't wait - we're booked into Backwoods from...

I can't wait - we're booked into Backwoods from the 2nd to the 5th December.
Forum: India Friday 23rd November 2007, 17:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Nelbert
Nice one - you off to backwoods?

Nice one - you off to backwoods?
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 16th November 2007, 10:11
Replies: 195
Views: 27,026
Posted By Nelbert
Interesting letter there Ruby, I would be...

Interesting letter there Ruby, I would be interested in what your reply said.

As for the gamekeepers letter...

1 - most unlikely I would say. What legitimate quarry species looks like or behaves...
Forum: India Thursday 15th November 2007, 21:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Nelbert
That's extremely helpful Birdbox, thank you. ...

That's extremely helpful Birdbox, thank you. We're staying in the Marina Dourada in Arpora from the 27th, so if you see four blokes sitting about drinking beer, introduce yourself and the first...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 3rd November 2007, 21:23
Replies: 195
Views: 27,026
Posted By Nelbert
Where did I say it didn't matter? Of course it...

Where did I say it didn't matter? Of course it matters, my point was (and forgive me if I misunderstand the original post) that shooting estates and nature conservation need not be incompatible and...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 3rd November 2007, 19:53
Replies: 195
Views: 27,026
Posted By Nelbert
As an Natural England employee (and someone who...

As an Natural England employee (and someone who knows the Site Manager for Dersingham Bog) I do find it vaguely insulting that we'd be asked to cover anything up, and that we'd do it, even if...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 1st November 2007, 19:09
Replies: 110
Views: 13,737
Posted By Nelbert
The RSPB Investigations branch

...are all over this, they are the most experienced body in the UK at successfully prosecuting wildlife crime and, as someone who's been involved in investigating these crimes and helping in their...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 1st November 2007, 18:52
Replies: 9
Views: 6,160
Posted By Nelbert
I'd underline this - LCE generally in my...

I'd underline this - LCE generally in my experience are good, and when I've don part-ex's, they've been realistic, not miserly.

Another pleasurable shopping experience is Cley Spy in Norfolk -Last...
Forum: India Thursday 1st November 2007, 18:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Nelbert
Recommended guides/drivers N Goa (Arpora)?

Can anyone recommend a good guide/taxi driver in Goa?

We're off out there for three weeks birding at the end of November and this is about the last thing to sort (fingers crossed for the visa) and...
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