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Forum: Conservation Friday 18th January 2019, 12:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,670
Posted By locustella
Record high temperatures in Australia

Highest temperatures on record in Australia. Not only some people landed in hospitals, but also many bats have died and fruit orchards got spoiled....
Forum: Technique Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 16:47
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By locustella
This is not exactly this problem but similar one...

This is not exactly this problem but similar one and can happen to anybody.
Some of monitor drivers set for Windows atypical, rare ICC profile spoiling colors in some of windows of some programs.
So...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 15:57
Replies: 65
Views: 2,264
Posted By locustella
Digiscoping allows easy photographing without a...

Digiscoping allows easy photographing without a hide. This is why it was invented - because lenses are too week for bird photography in most of cases. A kit lens + telescope corresponds to lens with...
Forum: Technique Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 14:07
Replies: 12
Views: 8,041
Posted By locustella
What do you mean ? By the service ? Sometimes I...

What do you mean ? By the service ? Sometimes I suspect that what is sharp in the viewfinder is not necessarily sharp on the sensor.
You can use additionally the cable release, even the camera is...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 13:31
Replies: 65
Views: 2,264
Posted By locustella
Many years ago I was using 75-300 mm Minolta zoom...

Many years ago I was using 75-300 mm Minolta zoom and it was rather impossible to approach anything wild.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 13:05
Replies: 65
Views: 2,264
Posted By locustella
But where they were taken ? Some species look...

But where they were taken ? Some species look exotic, maybe they have longer escape distance than most of European birds living outside of parks, zoos, highly populated areas ? And what you were...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 23:35
Replies: 65
Views: 2,264
Posted By locustella
(my budget is 0.000 from many years) 300, 500 and...

(my budget is 0.000 from many years) 300, 500 and 600 mm reflex (mirror) lenses are cheaper, something like three times shorter than "classical" lenses and and very light, but they have usually only...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 22:33
Replies: 65
Views: 2,264
Posted By locustella
300 mm is far too low focal length for bird...

300 mm is far too low focal length for bird photography, especially without hide.

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports (Canon...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 29th September 2018, 12:47
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By locustella
Humans are parasites of the Earth - more facts

Since the 1500s, humans caused extinction of well over 80% mammal species
in the Atlantic forest biome in eastern South...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 17th July 2018, 19:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By locustella
ExifTool can read a...

ExifTool can read a lot:
https://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/
Downloaded files should be copied somewhere.

To use this, you have to install also Perl (if it is not installed on your...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 8th July 2018, 11:05
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By locustella
Death penalty can be very dangerous and unjust,...

Death penalty can be very dangerous and unjust, because sometimes judicial mistakes happen, it can also be targeted for political purposes or based on lies of witnesses. So much better is life...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 7th July 2018, 21:24
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By locustella
Yes, the boss of poachers or their customer....

Yes, the boss of poachers or their customer. Because poachers don't understand even what they do perhaps.
Forum: Conservation Saturday 7th July 2018, 18:36
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By locustella
(sad) Rhino poachers eaten by lions

in the South African Sibuya game...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 8th May 2018, 17:45
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By locustella
Spider ID

May 6th, Warsaw. It was walking on the ground. Probably very common species. Could anyone take a look at this image ? Thank you in advance.
Edited later:
Someone recognized it as Pardosa sp.
Forum: Conservation Friday 13th April 2018, 19:11
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By locustella
Some recent symptomes of the climate change Earth illness

This is such international, global forum, so about that boring global warming and other climate changes.

Gulfstream weakest...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 21:20
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By locustella
Maybe that is 28.5*E at all and 12.5*E in Germany...

Maybe that is 28.5*E at all and 12.5*E in Germany ?
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 18:54
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By locustella
Information about the occurrence of this species...

Information about the occurrence of this species on the territory of present Ukraine appears in some books from the early twentieth century (in Galicyjskie [Galicia]...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 16:33
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By locustella
28.5*E looks like mistake. But everything seems...

28.5*E looks like mistake.
But everything seems to be located significantly west of the Oder river. Thank you so far.
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 12:31
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By locustella
So this is not longitude, but range in degrees,...

So this is not longitude, but range in degrees, difference in longitudes ? But maybe they mention towns, rivers, lakes in current Poland or even located more to the east ?
Nordhausen...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Saturday 17th February 2018, 12:04
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By locustella
The common midwife toad range in the past

Would anyone take a look at this:
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25855#page/576
and check, whether they say about occurrence of the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) in current...
Forum: Conservation Monday 11th December 2017, 23:31
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By locustella
Many species of birds on the brink of extinction

Black-legged kittiwake, snowy owl, antipodean albatross, cape gannet, dalmatian pelican and others.
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42314289
Forum: Conservation Monday 11th December 2017, 23:19
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By locustella
More and more beavers in the tundra

Numbers of invasive beaver ponds increase, what can threaten the...
Forum: Conservation Monday 27th November 2017, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By locustella
Including many cichlids ... My cat caught once a...

Including many cichlids ...
My cat caught once a ram cichlid in one of my aquariums. It hated water but was getting mad on smell of fish and that second filling was MUCH STRONGER. I found that poor...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 4th October 2017, 22:58
Replies: 1,690
Views: 119,530
Posted By locustella
According to some researches electromagnetic...

According to some researches electromagnetic pollution (radiation) can i.e. disrupt magnetic birds navigation and both solar and magnetic bee...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 20th September 2017, 22:16
Replies: 35
Views: 7,572
Posted By locustella
That wave of earthquakes is much wider then...

That wave of earthquakes is much wider then Caribbean area. Recently reached even Japan.
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