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Forum: Nikon Wednesday 11th September 2019, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By kb57
Quick answer - yes, as its also DX format, any...

Quick answer - yes, as its also DX format, any DX-specific lenses will also be compatible
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th September 2019, 12:38
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By kb57
Agree!

Agree!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th September 2019, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By kb57
I was in Jardin earlier this year, and visited...

I was in Jardin earlier this year, and visited the Pro Aves reserve up at Ventanas. As far as I'm aware, although in theory you can stay there, it isn't normally open to casual visitors, and doesn't...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 12:26
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By kb57
I agree about the hotspots issue, and would go on...

I agree about the hotspots issue, and would go on to say that it goes against Cornell Lab's own instructions on how to use eBird, in relation to the Global Big Day - namely, to start a different list...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Monday 2nd September 2019, 11:50
Replies: 50
Views: 2,175
Posted By kb57
31st August: Warkworth A walk along the River...

31st August: Warkworth

A walk along the River Coquet produced a great flight view of a species I normally catch up with a little earlier in the year than this..

301. Common Kingfisher
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th August 2019, 13:13
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By kb57
Isn't Kyrgyzstan outside the range of carrion...

Isn't Kyrgyzstan outside the range of carrion crow, which is basically western Europe?

Agree #2 is a black kite!
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 29th August 2019, 13:07
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By kb57
Hey guys, I wasn't trying to start another Brexit...

Hey guys, I wasn't trying to start another Brexit debate, the thread was about peregrine populations, and quite logically led from talk about pesticide residues to effects of Diclofenac on...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 28th August 2019, 13:43
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By kb57
Agree this needs to be addressed urgently on an...

Agree this needs to be addressed urgently on an EU-wide level - the problem as I understand it is there is no current EU-wide ban (and never has been), so it is currently down to individual member...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 28th August 2019, 12:13
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By kb57
Can't remember if it was on Bird Forum or...

Can't remember if it was on Bird Forum or Twitter, so apologies for not posting a link, but I read recently about a colour ringed knot seen in the Azores, originally ringed in Wales I think, which...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 28th August 2019, 12:09
Replies: 57
Views: 2,660
Posted By kb57
If your app is accurate in converting steps to km...

If your app is accurate in converting steps to km that's quite impressive for Frampton - I only logged 8km the day I went there, and that included parking in the car park, walking to the sea wall to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 27th August 2019, 12:15
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By kb57
Although my artistic abilities are somewhat below...

Although my artistic abilities are somewhat below those of your average 5 year old, I can appreciate that what you need is unlikely to be catered for by any sort of organised tour. While you clearly...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 22nd August 2019, 12:25
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By kb57
I too remember when the chances of seeing a...

I too remember when the chances of seeing a peregrine were almost vanishingly small. Its worth remembering though that a UK population of ca. 2k pairs is still relatively small, compared to minimum...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 20th August 2019, 13:01
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By kb57
Washington Post won't let me read it without...

Washington Post won't let me read it without harvesting information...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 20th August 2019, 12:56
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By kb57
A bit later in the year (end Sep - Oct) the area...

A bit later in the year (end Sep - Oct) the area off Cape St. Vincent is great for Wilson's as well as European storm petrels, plus Balearic, great and sooty shearwaters - the rafts of Cory's you...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 20th August 2019, 12:36
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By kb57
I started a similar thread earlier this...

I started a similar thread earlier this year:

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=372572

- ended up going to Jardin, Colombia (which was great btw) but you might find some of the responses...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Tuesday 20th August 2019, 12:23
Replies: 50
Views: 2,175
Posted By kb57
19th August, RSPB Frampton Marsh After a morning...

19th August, RSPB Frampton Marsh

After a morning coffee and wander round the mediaeval centre of Lincoln, our first ever visit to this reserve. Wondered why the car park was so full on a Monday...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Tuesday 20th August 2019, 12:07
Replies: 50
Views: 2,175
Posted By kb57
18th August: RSPB Blacktoft Sands After not...

18th August: RSPB Blacktoft Sands

After not getting out birding for a while, we decided to book a Sunday night overnight stay in Lincoln, and combine a visit to this historic city with a couple of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th August 2019, 14:07
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By kb57
Think #1 as well as #3 is a female orange-bellied...

Think #1 as well as #3 is a female orange-bellied Euphonia - according to my Colombia birds app the main confusion species with grey napes are bronze-green (which lacks yellow flanks and has a bright...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 14th August 2019, 12:35
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By kb57
Such as putting a capital letter after a...

Such as putting a capital letter after a colon...;)
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 7th August 2019, 13:37
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By kb57
Are year lists getting less popular with BF viewers?

As a relatively recent member of BF, I've embraced the idea over the past few years of making my (admittedly not very impressive) year listing efforts public. I also enjoy reading other people's...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 7th August 2019, 13:09
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By kb57
The article is certainly contradictory over...

The article is certainly contradictory over whether collision or electrocution was to blame, but from the photograph it looks like it was killed between poles, and therefore cause of death most...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 5th August 2019, 12:17
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By kb57
Plans are here, accompanied by the usual...

Plans are here, accompanied by the usual architectural 'pseuds corner'...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 2nd August 2019, 12:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By kb57
I had solitary snipe a very short distance...

I had solitary snipe a very short distance further downstream, just below the road bridge near the hotel. I'd walked down to the water's edge by the bridge to get a 'scenic' photo. It flew past me...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 1st August 2019, 13:29
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By kb57
I should've added that I found your report very...

I should've added that I found your report very useful in our planning too!

If you don't mind me quoting something you said at the outset, as I don't think I could've put it better myself:

'Japan...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 1st August 2019, 13:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By kb57
We were the couple from NE England with Irish /...

We were the couple from NE England with Irish / Swiss nationality...ring any bells yet?
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