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Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 26th April 2018, 19:49
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Posted By MacHector
Ecuador in July - one or two more needed

Two Birdforum members are seeking one or 2 more participants for a confirmed trip to Northern Ecuador, commencing 6 July 2018. The start date is unfortunately fixed, though 9 or 15-day itineraries...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 21st March 2018, 10:22
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By MacHector
Dominican Republic next week!

A real long shot I know, but I will be in the Dominican Republic next week. If anyone is there and would like to share the cost of some day trips please let me know. Zapoten, los haities, cachote. ...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 9th February 2018, 07:33
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By MacHector
The Objective Lens

Hi All

All other things being equal, what will help you see better, a mid-range scope (for example, and Opticron ES 80 GA with an HDF 20-60 eyepiece) with an 80mm objective lens, or a high-end scope...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 30th November 2017, 09:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By MacHector
Hi. I might be interested in this. I have PMed...

Hi. I might be interested in this. I have PMed you. MacHector
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 17:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By MacHector
And the Hawk has moved around. Correct? If...

And the Hawk has moved around. Correct? If facing the bin, right hand barrel for EL, mid-left hand barrel for ELSV and top of left-hand barrel for FieldPro? Is that right? I'm trying to work out...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 23rd November 2017, 15:56
Replies: 93
Views: 8,205
Posted By MacHector
Thanks to everyone for their (usually) useful...

Thanks to everyone for their (usually) useful responses to my question. I have learnt a lot, including the surprising amount of passion that can be evoked by eyecups!;)

I'll let you know how things...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 15:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By MacHector
Simple factual question

Hi

A nice simple one I think. How many generations of Swarovski ELs are there? 10x42 if that makes a difference.

Thanks

MacHector
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th November 2017, 12:14
Replies: 93
Views: 8,205
Posted By MacHector
Zeiss Victory SF

Hi All

I am on the cusp of buying some Zeiss Victory SF 10 x 42, but the only thing that is holding me back is a number of reviews I have read that suggests that the build quality is not up to...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 4th October 2017, 07:12
Replies: 6
Views: 2,272
Posted By MacHector
When?

When?
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 19th September 2017, 16:57
Replies: 0
Views: 1,218
Posted By MacHector
North India in Oct/Nov 2017

Hi All

Looking for companions for a classic North India trip in the week commencing 28th October. Corbett NP and Himalayas. Im looking at 7/8 days and 6/7 nights departing Delhi. Pangoot,...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 25th August 2017, 19:45
Replies: 16
Views: 3,999
Posted By MacHector
Thanks to all. I've learnt a lot from this...

Thanks to all. I've learnt a lot from this thread!
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 24th August 2017, 20:59
Replies: 16
Views: 3,999
Posted By MacHector
Birding with a 12 power (or even a 15)

Hi All

I'd be really interested in people's advice. Is there ever a case for birding with a 12-power binoculars (or even a 15)?

I was doing some forest birding in Ghana recently, which...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 21:31
Replies: 0
Views: 1,449
Posted By MacHector
3 days in Victoria, Oz

Hi All

A bit of a long shot, but if anyone is interested in a short trip to Northern Victoria, Australia from 22 - 24 Sept then please get in touch. I have a trip booked with a guide looking for...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 9th October 2016, 17:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By MacHector
Hi No, I haven't. Where would I find...

Hi

No, I haven't. Where would I find that?

Andrew
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 8th October 2016, 08:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By MacHector
Northern India October 2016

Hi All

I am planning a week in Northern India (Jim Corbett, Pangoot, Saittal) from 30 October 2016. Ibisbill on the target list. I am looking for anyone who would like to share costs. Sadly, I...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 17th January 2016, 10:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,429
Posted By MacHector
Wp

I have private messaged you Welsh Peregrine
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 8th January 2016, 16:03
Replies: 9
Views: 4,341
Posted By MacHector
Hi Dominic I have done a lot of research into...

Hi Dominic

I have done a lot of research into birding in August myself and you're right, globally it is a terrible month. The only really great spots I have been able to identify with good whether...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 8th January 2016, 15:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,429
Posted By MacHector
I'm trying to get a trip together for Ghana. ...

I'm trying to get a trip together for Ghana. 25th March to 2 April if that might be of interest to you.

Andrew
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 8th January 2016, 15:12
Replies: 1
Views: 1,607
Posted By MacHector
Hi. Why don't you try Gambia instead? (or in...

Hi. Why don't you try Gambia instead? (or in addition)
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 8th January 2016, 08:55
Replies: 0
Views: 1,370
Posted By MacHector
Gambia 26th March - 1 April 2016

Hi All

I have lined up Musa Jatta, Birdingpal guide, for a short 7-day trip in Gambia at the end of March. I am looking for someone to share costs. The trip is a made up of a series of days trips...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 20th May 2014, 19:41
Replies: 2
Views: 3,101
Posted By MacHector
Interested

Hi

I might be interested in your trip. Maybe not for the whole 8-10 days though. What's the plan? What are your target birds?

All the best

Andrew
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 7th December 2013, 16:42
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By MacHector
Republic of Macedonia. Anyone know it?

Hi All

I have the chance to do a short birding trip to the Republic of Macedonia in January. The internet does not provide any info about the Republic of Macedonia, particularly since all searches...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 6th May 2013, 17:40
Replies: 0
Views: 1,204
Posted By MacHector
Slovenia - end of May

Hi

A bit of a long shot this one, but I will be in Slovenia at the end of May (27th - 30th) doing a some birding. I'm looking for someone who might like to join up and share some of the costs.

All...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 14th April 2013, 18:39
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By MacHector
Request for Sharer - Catalunya July 2013

Hi everyone,

I'm going on holiday to Sitges, Catalunya from 4-13 July this year. I quite fancy doing a couple of guided birding day trips while I'm there, but they are quite pricey. I'm looking...
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