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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th June 2016, 23:17
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By digitalbirdy
Thanks guys, much appreciated.

Thanks guys, much appreciated.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th June 2016, 18:32
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By digitalbirdy
Dartmoor small bird, June2016.

I have not seen one of these before, (mind you I always find Dartmoor birds very elusive to even see, let alone photograph.) , It was sitting in amongst these branches on low scrub open moorland,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 10th June 2016, 00:42
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By digitalbirdy
Thanks guys, i have never seen a Linnet before....

Thanks guys, i have never seen a Linnet before. Wow aren't they beautiful.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 9th June 2016, 20:31
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By digitalbirdy
Is this a Brambling, East Devon, UK.

I can not match the red on the head and chest of this bird with any other brambling images. But i think it must be a Brambling. Is it a chick?
Photographed today: 9 June 2016 in East Devon, UK....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd January 2016, 01:12
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By digitalbirdy
UK, Devon. Coal Tit with Melanism ?

At a mid Devon nature reserve I was photographing birds at a feeding station and along with Great Tits, Blue Tits and Robins, were lots of Coal Tits and this dark bodies tit?
It behaved in a similar...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th June 2015, 13:18
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By digitalbirdy
Yes I have just been listening to some Common...

Yes I have just been listening to some Common Whitethroat Calls and it is definitely what I heard. Extroadinary :o)

Thank you once again.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th June 2015, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By digitalbirdy
Wow thanks guys, I have never even heard of a...

Wow thanks guys, I have never even heard of a Common Whitethroat. ...so I am now off to do more research.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th June 2015, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By digitalbirdy
Warbler or? 10june2015, South West UK

The unusual voice of this small bird - about the size of a sparrow - drew me, as I have never heard it before. Although in a small bush it was in a reed bed beside Exeter Canal (South West UK) on...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th March 2013, 13:04
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By digitalbirdy
Sadly they both worked away very quietly. I am...

Sadly they both worked away very quietly. I am very familiar with the Chiffchaff call, but have never seen one close up.
Thanks to all for ID'ing it for me.
PS. It doesn't look like any of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 26th March 2013, 11:18
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By digitalbirdy
Warbler? South West, UK.

2 of these darling little birds visited our garden 2 days ago - 24 March 2013, in a bush and also flitting around in the grass.
They are very small - much smaller than a Robin. ...and also extremely...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 13th June 2012, 13:28
Replies: 1
Views: 1,531
Posted By digitalbirdy
Hi NhazUI I don't visit the forum much now, but...

Hi NhazUI

I don't visit the forum much now, but I still do a fair bit of both digiscoping and digibinning. If you align the Binoculars and the 800uz correctly you should get some good results. I do...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 6th February 2010, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By digitalbirdy
Many thanks chaps - gosh that was quick.

Many thanks chaps - gosh that was quick.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 6th February 2010, 21:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By digitalbirdy
Devon, UK. Small Chubby Diver & Tall Wader

Walking the River Otter today in South East Devon, UK.
I came across two birds I have no previous experience of.

B1: The first is a small diving bird about half the size of a mallard, it would stay...
Forum: Fuji Saturday 12th December 2009, 23:36
Replies: 5
Views: 5,298
Posted By digitalbirdy
Yes, and they are not at all good. ...and...

Yes, and they are not at all good. ...and anything mentioning Pro or Titanium, forget altogether.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 11th December 2009, 12:18
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By digitalbirdy
Possibly a 'yellow underwing'. But I am not great...

Possibly a 'yellow underwing'. But I am not great on moth ID.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 11th December 2009, 12:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,874
Posted By digitalbirdy
Thank you all so much. Yep have checked it out,...

Thank you all so much. Yep have checked it out, it certainly looks like it.

We have it inside now, I Wonder when it will hatch?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 11th December 2009, 07:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,874
Posted By digitalbirdy
Thank you aeshna, I will try and find some to...

Thank you aeshna, I will try and find some to compare.
PS. do you mean large white butterfly?
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 10th December 2009, 23:03
Replies: 27
Views: 6,020
Posted By digitalbirdy
Having tried many combinations I feel that for...

Having tried many combinations I feel that for nature macro a dslr is 'almost' a waste of time. To get sharp shots with more than just a tiny bit of the subject in focus you have to stop down so much...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 10th December 2009, 22:19
Replies: 6
Views: 1,874
Posted By digitalbirdy
Is this a Moth Pupae - Devon, England UK.

My wife found this in the porch. We think it may be a moth pupae, but can not find anything matching.

If anyone has any ideas what it is, or can ID it, we would much appreciate it.

Many...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 20th June 2009, 06:21
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By digitalbirdy
Thank you Aeshna5, I couldn't find any info on...

Thank you Aeshna5, I couldn't find any info on that. I shall now try and find out more about their life cycle.

Adrian
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 19th June 2009, 23:55
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By digitalbirdy
strange UK cricket for ID

I thought this was a Great Green Bush Cricket, but its wings are far to short and the hood behind its head has a much shallower angle than in any book I have.

Could it be an immature specimen?...
Forum: Devon Tuesday 23rd December 2008, 00:50
Replies: 3,108
Views: 620,001
Posted By digitalbirdy
From the hide - 100's of Lapwing and Canada geese...

From the hide - 100's of Lapwing and Canada geese at Topsham today, plus many various duck types including a few busy pin tailed. Also saw a lone godwit nearby with the ducks. Plus a lone egret very...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 23rd December 2008, 00:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By digitalbirdy
Update...

Okay as I said I eventually ended up buying the opticron SDL zoom eyepiece - and have to say I am really thrilled with it. So I guess my 32x hi-def eyepiece must have be a faulty one.

As many have...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 23rd December 2008, 00:35
Replies: 18
Views: 9,244
Posted By digitalbirdy
Hi Dale Sorry for the late reply, I haven't been...

Hi Dale

Sorry for the late reply, I haven't been able to get back here this last week.

The opticron scope which uses ED glass in the main lens produces far superior images to this - and of course...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 9th December 2008, 22:24
Replies: 18
Views: 9,244
Posted By digitalbirdy
Talking and what if its only half a pair of binoculars... ?

I suppose I used to call it 'digibining', but then I built the 'Bino-gun' which is only half a binocular attached to a monopod/'rifle barrel'.

The first photo shows the 'Bino Gun' setup. The camera...
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