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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th February 2009, 10:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By glynnsmith
Thank you for your helpful comments. If someone...

Thank you for your helpful comments. If someone walks into the hide with gaffer tape over their mouth mumbling, I'm trying to say hello. :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th February 2009, 19:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By glynnsmith
Thanks for that guys.... where's the blush...

Thanks for that guys.... where's the blush button.

I scanned everything in my Birding for Dummies guide...and definitely ruled out kestrel (right slap bang in the middle of the 'Kes' set with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th February 2009, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By glynnsmith
juvenile peregrine? South Yorks today...

This bird arrived by the car park at work today. I got a few reasonable shots and a short video.

I'm not confident enough to call 'juvenile peregrine' but I can't imagine what else it would be....
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 30th December 2008, 08:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By glynnsmith
We had lovely views of adults with young in...

We had lovely views of adults with young in July...lots of activity and flying Gannets on tap. .....so I would suggest June or August ...just so it's not overcrowded when I go. :D

We had a couple of...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 16th November 2008, 12:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By glynnsmith
Nope, it's natural. As already said, if you...

Nope, it's natural. As already said, if you invite his/her food....

I recently said to my wife that I had never seen a Sprawk up close when I heard a Magpie chuntering.. went to investigate...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 11th November 2008, 21:13
Replies: 13
Views: 3,212
Posted By glynnsmith
Forget my suggestions and check the link posted...

Forget my suggestions and check the link posted by John P.....simple is good.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 11th November 2008, 21:03
Replies: 27
Views: 22,935
Posted By glynnsmith
Brilliant tip Kimmo and Ronald.... I'm...

Brilliant tip Kimmo and Ronald.... I'm particularly taken with Ronalds artwork. :)
Will install tomorrow!

Glynn
Forum: Camera Settings Monday 10th November 2008, 23:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,558
Posted By glynnsmith
Helpful tip Clay. :)

Helpful tip Clay. :)
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Monday 10th November 2008, 21:09
Replies: 13
Views: 3,212
Posted By glynnsmith
Have you tried a foldaway bracket? I have one in...

Have you tried a foldaway bracket? I have one in the post...as soon as I get to try it I'll let you know how it works for me.

Some scopes come with a 'sighting ' tube attached which aids in aiming...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Sunday 9th November 2008, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,768
Posted By glynnsmith
Brilliant shot! Good job no-one called while you...

Brilliant shot! Good job no-one called while you were focusing. :)
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 9th November 2008, 11:59
Replies: 704
Views: 163,495
Posted By glynnsmith
While searching for a suitable camera for...

While searching for a suitable camera for digiscoping I found this thread and read it from end to end....then bought a P5100 and read it all again, copying settings etc and pasting into Word....
Forum: Tips For New Birders Friday 10th October 2008, 20:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By glynnsmith
Thanks for this Pete. Very helpful.

Thanks for this Pete. Very helpful.
Forum: Tips For New Birders Friday 10th October 2008, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By glynnsmith
Lol at mooing wagtail....

Lol at mooing wagtail....
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 26th July 2008, 20:56
Replies: 103
Views: 8,595
Posted By glynnsmith
A bullfinch would be welcome. A bald eagle would...

A bullfinch would be welcome.
A bald eagle would be unlikely (by the way we call them guillemots in the UK ... sorry, quoted from Youtube) but that must be something!

Best so far are 2x Jays, many...
Forum: Food and Feeders Friday 25th July 2008, 21:38
Replies: 44
Views: 8,038
Posted By glynnsmith
I'm just across the valley from you Dave and...

I'm just across the valley from you Dave and Nyger worked within days! We even had a fledgling that would stay for absolutely ages, always on the catch tray at the bottom of the cylinder feeder (has...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 25th July 2008, 15:58
Replies: 219
Views: 18,947
Posted By glynnsmith
I'm still at the stage where I do more asking...

I'm still at the stage where I do more asking than declaring...fortunately. I'll probably hover around this stage for a very long time as I just know my voice will jump into action a fraction before...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 25th July 2008, 15:42
Replies: 219
Views: 18,947
Posted By glynnsmith
young Magpies

...an easy way to tell a young Magpie, apart from them being all black and very erratic flyers, are the greasy black smudges all over your kitchen walls and windows....

...haven't really seen one...
Forum: Yorkshire Wednesday 23rd July 2008, 15:03
Replies: 21,247
Views: 4,676,906
Posted By glynnsmith
Good to see the Hoopoe!! Thanks for that. How...

Good to see the Hoopoe!! Thanks for that. How long is the bird likely to stay?

Zacatzooba....I think the bees are still using some of the clover. :) (I love a green excuse).
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 22nd July 2008, 13:31
Replies: 21,247
Views: 4,676,906
Posted By glynnsmith
Same nest-site as you Sean. Agreed on the Old...

Same nest-site as you Sean. Agreed on the Old Moor/Broomhill Flash sites. I walked into Old Moor on Saturday and turned left to look over the gate...and my wife spotted the Little Owl immediately....
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 22nd July 2008, 13:04
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By glynnsmith
Thanks for the warm welcome everyone....new post...

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone....new post due on the Tykes forum. :)
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 17th July 2008, 21:32
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By glynnsmith
Wink SouthYorks neck-cricker signing in...

Having seen the newly hatched Hobby chicks on the rspb webcam I did a 'Google' for more info...and was deposited here in the moss lined bird forum.
If I give the impression at any time that I have a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 17th July 2008, 20:58
Replies: 215
Views: 12,685
Posted By glynnsmith
Sorry no piccy up yet, nor have I 'said hello'...

Sorry no piccy up yet, nor have I 'said hello' but thought I would mention the Hobby live webcam on rspb.org. Two chicks hatched today (for anyone that didn't know). Pretty consistant timing. :)...
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