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Forum: Nikon Thursday 26th October 2017, 07:25
Replies: 63
Views: 6,363
Posted By Wayland
Glad to be of help. They can often be tricky to...

Glad to be of help. They can often be tricky to separate, rather like Bar- and Black-tailed Godwits, amongst others.
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 25th October 2017, 10:13
Replies: 63
Views: 6,363
Posted By Wayland
The bird in the photo looks more like a (Common)...

The bird in the photo looks more like a (Common) Redshank. Legs and bill look too short for a Spotted Redshank.
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Thursday 19th October 2017, 08:10
Replies: 2
Views: 2,551
Posted By Wayland
Sounds promising. I'll give it a go I think.

Sounds promising. I'll give it a go I think.
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Friday 8th September 2017, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 2,551
Posted By Wayland
Any experiences with Opticron Photo Adaptors?

Has anyone got any experience of Opticron Photo Adaptors, particularly comparisons between the Telephotoadaptor and the various Push Fit Adaptors? I like the idea of a simple push fit adaptor but...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 6th September 2017, 14:13
Replies: 220
Views: 47,104
Posted By Wayland
Thanks Joachim. I'd like to check out the new...

Thanks Joachim.

I'd like to check out the new scope too!
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 5th September 2017, 14:31
Replies: 220
Views: 47,104
Posted By Wayland
Looking at the specs of the new Harpia, the field...

Looking at the specs of the new Harpia, the field of view at 22x on the 85mm is 63m (unless I'm reading it wrong). This is wider by 3m than the fixed 20x eyepiece of the Swaro STS 80. How is this...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 3rd September 2017, 21:56
Replies: 44
Views: 5,489
Posted By Wayland
Some interesting points there, however, I still...

Some interesting points there, however, I still think optics prices are being hiked because they know they can get away with it. I see plenty of other, more low-end products in other fields which...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 1st September 2017, 15:22
Replies: 44
Views: 5,489
Posted By Wayland
I think a lot of these companies are simply...

I think a lot of these companies are simply trying it on and economics has nothing to do with it. For example, around 10 years ago a pair of Swarovski EL 10x42 bins were priced just under 1000;...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Thursday 17th August 2017, 13:00
Replies: 0
Views: 2,642
Posted By Wayland
Digiscoping in 1966!

Digiscoping (well, sort of), from 1966. Or is it Ana-scoping?
Forum: Binoculars Monday 8th May 2017, 12:15
Replies: 57
Views: 12,958
Posted By Wayland
I once saw Nick Park (of Wallace & Gromit fame)...

I once saw Nick Park (of Wallace & Gromit fame) at Chew Valley Lake sporting a pair. I was tempted to ask his opinion of them, but was more keen to tell my friend "do you know who that is?". He...
Forum: Leica Monday 8th May 2017, 12:00
Replies: 68
Views: 18,500
Posted By Wayland
For many birders, myself included, it isn't about...

For many birders, myself included, it isn't about looking at birds; it's about looking at birds through binoculars.
Forum: Opticron Monday 30th January 2017, 14:20
Replies: 3
Views: 3,675
Posted By Wayland
Thanks for that. I think I might risk buying one...

Thanks for that. I think I might risk buying one as seems an improvement on older version.
Forum: Opticron Monday 30th January 2017, 12:14
Replies: 3
Views: 3,675
Posted By Wayland
Anybody tried the new Opticron Tele-adapter?

Anybody tried the new Opticron Tele-adapter? I'm keen to know what you think if you have one.

I have the old version, but it is pretty poor to be honest. It's barely usable, even in the very best...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 6th May 2016, 13:12
Replies: 23
Views: 6,889
Posted By Wayland
I've got the same bins and I had no end of...

I've got the same bins and I had no end of problems with them involving the focus.

The initial problem was the focus wheel feeling sticky but then suddednly freeing after moving a few turns. It did...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd August 2014, 15:53
Replies: 101
Views: 4,950
Posted By Wayland
"who ya gonna call? Ghostbustards!"

"who ya gonna call?

Ghostbustards!"
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd August 2014, 22:02
Replies: 101
Views: 4,950
Posted By Wayland
The Lyre, The Twitch and the Warbler.

The Lyre, The Twitch and the Warbler.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 18th February 2010, 21:18
Replies: 52
Views: 7,298
Posted By Wayland
808 State - Pacific State: Great Northern Diver...

808 State - Pacific State: Great Northern Diver (I think) calls at the beginning.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 16th February 2010, 11:21
Replies: 52
Views: 7,298
Posted By Wayland
Another couple: Holiday by The Happy Mondays has...

Another couple:

Holiday by The Happy Mondays has a short burst of Herring Gulls; Tarzan's Nuts by Madness features a "man-made" kookaburra at the start.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 16th February 2010, 11:02
Replies: 52
Views: 7,298
Posted By Wayland
A couple more: Govinda by Kula Shaker has...

A couple more:

Govinda by Kula Shaker has Peacocks calling at the beginning; Early Bird by the Eagles has a mixed assortment of bird songs, also at the beginning, although they do sound a bit...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th September 2008, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Wayland
Try contacting the Military or Army/Navy surplus,...

Try contacting the Military or Army/Navy surplus, they might have an ex-battleship viewing scope/bins. Their is one inside one of the hides at Slimbridge. I believe it came of an old WW2 battleship...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th September 2008, 22:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By Wayland
It's a jizz thing!:t:

It's a jizz thing!:t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th September 2008, 21:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By Wayland
Amazing find that one!

Amazing find that one!
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th September 2008, 21:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By Wayland
Birding with Google Earth!

This comes under the category "nothing better too do".

If the weather is too bad, or your just too tired or lazy you can still go birding in the comfort of your own home, courtesy of Google...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th August 2008, 22:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By Wayland
Hi Scott, I have a simple excel...

Hi Scott,

I have a simple excel spreadsheet with all the common UK birds on which I use as a checklist for year, county and total lists. I can email you a copy if you like.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 4th August 2008, 20:06
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Wayland
Thanks guys, you have introduced me to a new word...

Thanks guys, you have introduced me to a new word - Teneral.
I am just about to go and find out what it means.
Thanks for the help.
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