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Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Sunday 25th August 2019, 10:16
Replies: 1
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Posted By peter.jones
Proof that animals tend to be accepting of green...

Proof that animals tend to be accepting of green LED!
Good battery life too.
The only thing I don't like, is that you can't half press the power button to turn on. You have to click it on before it...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 23rd August 2019, 12:22
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By peter.jones
That one doesn't have a place associated, thought...

That one doesn't have a place associated, thought it would be their headquarters.
Also, swear words and rude words have been taken out.. I've tried!
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 22nd August 2019, 19:37
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By peter.jones
You can use the Same app.. when you click in the...

You can use the Same app.. when you click in the grid and get 3 words. Type the three words you have been given in that same box, and the search results will pop up. Then you can navigate to it,...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 22nd August 2019, 18:56
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By peter.jones
Sorry, yes, the web address would be useful!...

Sorry, yes, the web address would be useful! www.what3words.com
Or there is an android app of the same name, probably an apple one too
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 22nd August 2019, 15:22
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By peter.jones
I think most of us have heard about it, from a...

I think most of us have heard about it, from a video where it is claiming it can save lives, by the emergency services using it. 3 words being easier to relay than a massive grid reference.
I'm not...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 20th August 2019, 15:36
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By peter.jones
ditto with small Flowers! The trouble with a...

ditto with small Flowers!

The trouble with a grid ref, is that it sends you to the South West (?) corner of what could be a fairly big area if you don't have enough digits.


There are some pitfalls...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 19th August 2019, 20:53
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By peter.jones
What3words

This has to be the simplest way to give directions for birds etc!
The whole world divided into 3m squares each designated with a unique 3 word code.

The app is good. You can speak the words then...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 17th August 2019, 14:14
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By peter.jones
Thanks Paul. I saw a single Male White-Legged...

Thanks Paul. I saw a single Male White-Legged Damsel in the general area, so probably the most likely of the three.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 17th August 2019, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By peter.jones
Damselfly for ID, France, Aug 2019

Hi,
I'm leaning towards Common Winter Damselfly for this one? Possibly freshly emerged, wings looked shiny in flight.

Southern France, August.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 17th August 2019, 09:18
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By peter.jones
Grasshoppers for identification, Lot/Dordogne, France

Hi,
anyone able to help identify these from France in August 2019...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 3rd August 2019, 17:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,403
Posted By peter.jones
hi Firby, what do you feed your birds?

hi Firby, what do you feed your birds?
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Tuesday 30th July 2019, 10:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By peter.jones
you record "Live" into Audacity? I've only ever...

you record "Live" into Audacity?
I've only ever recorded into a recorder and opened the file in Audacity the next morning. My (old) laptop struggled with larger files.
I did have a command to trim...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Saturday 20th July 2019, 09:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By peter.jones
I have the p10, which has two lens, it works fine...

I have the p10, which has two lens, it works fine for me, but I think that's due to me not zooming, or maybe the design is different. I get an error message about covering up the 2nd lens at some...
Forum: Leica Saturday 20th July 2019, 09:19
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By peter.jones
My main binocs are duovid 8+12's. I wouldn't...

My main binocs are duovid 8+12's.
I wouldn't necessarily recommend them to a birder, and the minimum focus is totally unsuitable for insects, but they work well for my uses, and my reason for buying...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Saturday 13th July 2019, 10:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,589
Posted By peter.jones
Hi, 2 Android apps.. 1st Chrome browser, go to...

Hi,

2 Android apps..

1st Chrome browser, go to Nutcracker's link, and download the list you require,
followed by 2nd Android app.. Google sheets

Alternatively, eBird may be what you are looking...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Thursday 11th July 2019, 09:27
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By peter.jones
Ultrafire H-G3, A good, fairly cheap green LED torch

Hi all,

I have owned a Fenix TK32 for a couple of years. The white beam is excellent on high power, and the Green LED, although less powerful, also gives a good view with less disturbance to...
Forum: Bats Wednesday 10th July 2019, 20:00
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By peter.jones
Is heterodyne obsolete?

I was brought up to identify bats on the spot using heterodyne. Sweeping the dial, getting the peak frequency, listening to the tone of the call etc.

Nowadays, my newer bat detector has heterodyne....
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 10th July 2019, 13:38
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By peter.jones
The wait is nearly over for this mystery now....

The wait is nearly over for this mystery now. Believed to be Broad-leaved Helleborine. Surprisingly given its location on the edge of a footpath used daily by dozens of dog walkers, it looks like we...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th July 2019, 16:01
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By peter.jones
Wolf poop is notoriously hairy, but I don't ever...

Wolf poop is notoriously hairy, but I don't ever recall seeing so many bones in the ones I've nearly trod in.
Then again, if that was one sitting, we are talking about 16cm long. Most people on here...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 6th July 2019, 11:48
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By peter.jones
One on my window yesterday. My micro moth list...

One on my window yesterday. My micro moth list is, well, micro!, so pretty unfair that I have multiple records of this species!
Forum: Bats Saturday 6th July 2019, 09:51
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By peter.jones
The Anabat scout was mentioned earlier.. I found...

The Anabat scout was mentioned earlier.. I found a review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIUYWxbmUpk

These latest bat detectors are all going in a very automated direction. This one in particular,...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 6th July 2019, 08:51
Replies: 26
Views: 1,761
Posted By peter.jones
I don't pretend to know the answers here. I...

I don't pretend to know the answers here. I suspect it's a mixture of all the possibilities. Dumping shot Badgers to make them look like roadkill I would bet has happened, but not every dead badger...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 6th July 2019, 07:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,761
Posted By peter.jones
I guess it could be that they have a moment to...

I guess it could be that they have a moment to react, and are clever enough to dive for the nearest safety, so they either escape, or get caught near the verge.
Unlike Squirrel, and Pheasant that...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 6th July 2019, 07:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,761
Posted By peter.jones
Has anyone ever seen a roadkilled Badger in the...

Has anyone ever seen a roadkilled Badger in the middle of the road. I can never understand how every single one I see is in the verge. You'd think, statistically, 50% would be in the middle of the...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 5th July 2019, 20:16
Replies: 144
Views: 6,722
Posted By peter.jones
Yes, and when much of the excitement is visiting...

Yes, and when much of the excitement is visiting known sites, it is nice to get back to unexpected surprises.. My other recent surprise being when I visited relatives in Devon, who were looking after...
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