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Forum: Zimbabwe Wednesday 9th October 2019, 18:40
Replies: 28
Views: 24,016
Posted By amears
Great stuff, thanks for the update

Great stuff, thanks for the update
Forum: Mammals Sunday 29th September 2019, 18:29
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By amears
Have heard they are seen more often by ‘tourists’...

Have heard they are seen more often by ‘tourists’ than birders because the talking/chat disturbs them and makes them move...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 11th September 2019, 12:36
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By amears
Ross, there is a Zim section on here. There’s not...

Ross, there is a Zim section on here. There’s not much in it so you could read it all in an hour I reckon, including linked material. Is worth reading though.

Andy
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 9th September 2019, 19:52
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By amears
Started to use my scope with both eyes open when...

Started to use my scope with both eyes open when my shut eye became increasingly blurry after long periods of watching. My mate had done it for years and used to ridicule me for being ‘a one eyed...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st September 2019, 19:00
Replies: 98
Views: 4,955
Posted By amears
Thanks again and well done for continuing the...

Thanks again and well done for continuing the debate in the face of adversity.

Wings look dark in some frames and pale in others, which is not in the least bit unusual for a host of species, and I...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st September 2019, 17:57
Replies: 98
Views: 4,955
Posted By amears
Would be nice to get this before you disappear...

Would be nice to get this before you disappear off on your travels: Which video clearly shows the correct white wing markings for IBW?
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st September 2019, 15:09
Replies: 98
Views: 4,955
Posted By amears
Thanks for linking to all the videos of the...

Thanks for linking to all the videos of the putative IBWs. Which one clearly shows the correct white wing markings for the species?
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st September 2019, 11:52
Replies: 98
Views: 4,955
Posted By amears
This seems to show ‘the best of the sequences...

This seems to show ‘the best of the sequences available’. The article also comments ‘most of the excerpts show distant blurs that only vaguely resemble...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st September 2019, 09:34
Replies: 98
Views: 4,955
Posted By amears
Is the 2006 video online anywhere?

Is the 2006 video online anywhere?
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 9th August 2019, 19:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By amears
I’d think carefully about not taking a car to...

I’d think carefully about not taking a car to Kinabalu. Opinions seem divided. If you want to be highish for dawn for example, it’s a long walk in the dark. Completely agree about taxi to TN, no...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 1st August 2019, 18:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By amears
Here are some edited highlights from my post-trip...

Here are some edited highlights from my post-trip notes in case of use - not all Hokkaido but I think no harm in posting:

Mates of mine ‘booked’ their accom as they went round, sometimes checking...
Forum: Brasil Tuesday 30th July 2019, 20:42
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By amears
Brejo Alto Salesópolis (-23,573, -45,821), São...

Brejo Alto Salesópolis (-23,573, -45,821), São Paulo, BR
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52474533
PE da Cantareira--Núcleo Cabuçu, São Paulo, BR
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52474834

These...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 30th July 2019, 20:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By amears
Julian Hough’s recent report is excellent. I fed...

Julian Hough’s recent report is excellent. I fed him quite a lot of feedback from my trip in 2017 and he documented all the little hints and tips very nicely.

Andy
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 25th July 2019, 18:00
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By amears
Loving that Sibley post on playback. Very very...

Loving that Sibley post on playback. Very very good, has it been shared more widely?

I’m not claiming to be blameless but I am always trying to improve and impact the birds less and less. Lots of...
Forum: Brasil Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 19:06
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By amears
Marco Silva guided me for a short day earlier...

Marco Silva guided me for a short day earlier this year. We went for São Paulo Antwren and Southern Bristle-tyrant. Marco drove, was good fun and good company.

[email protected]

Andy
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 10th April 2019, 13:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By amears
Portland Obs web site now saying their big sale...

Portland Obs web site now saying their big sale will run from 13th to 16th April
Forum: Yorkshire Wednesday 3rd April 2019, 22:10
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By amears
Bit late in the day but... SE forecast, bit of...

Bit late in the day but... SE forecast, bit of rain overnight, cloudy for at least some of tomorrow, and early April. Wish I was going instead of heading to work.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 29th March 2019, 19:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By amears
Portland Bill Obs will be having a big sale of...

Portland Bill Obs will be having a big sale of books soon I’m told, worth keeping an eye on. Think it will be early April if I remember rightly. Aim is to clear a load of stock, they just hold too...
Forum: Zimbabwe Friday 15th March 2019, 19:08
Replies: 28
Views: 24,016
Posted By amears
Gareth, did you go??

Gareth, did you go??
Forum: Colombia Thursday 14th March 2019, 13:06
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By amears
Just back and our highly experienced ground agent...

Just back and our highly experienced ground agent said:

“I don’t like Florida Park, it is only safe if you stay in the golf course. Don’t go outside on any account.”

We went for two hours and...
Forum: Namibia Saturday 27th October 2018, 11:41
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By amears
A bit more...

A bit more recent:

https://www.cloudbirders.com/tripreport/repository/MEARS_Namibia_12_2017.pdf


[Rufous-bellied Tit and Grey Penduline Tit are mentioned around Rundu. Any specific place tp look...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 18th October 2018, 19:45
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By amears
The problem is there for me too Steve, and I’ve...

The problem is there for me too Steve, and I’ve seen another posted on Twitter.

I did make initial contact a few days ago and BGs were very helpful and positive about getting it sorted. Problem...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th October 2018, 18:36
Replies: 112
Views: 6,603
Posted By amears
Two things stand out to me: I’ve had 9x35 Kowa...

Two things stand out to me:

I’ve had 9x35 Kowa and Swift in the past (one may have been 36mm in fact). This is the perfect birding spec for me but no alphas make it...

Second, as someone said very...
Forum: Japan Thursday 20th September 2018, 21:14
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By amears
Fantastic report, guess it went well then,...

Fantastic report, guess it went well then, Julian...!
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 16th September 2018, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By amears
PM on its way Paul. Andy

PM on its way Paul.

Andy
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