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Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 15:31
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By dalat
Well, many birders lug around tripods and big...

Well, many birders lug around tripods and big scopes. But as a really big binocular would be 2-3 times the weight of a scope, I think this would get too much to be really usable.

I don't find 15x,...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 14:19
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By dalat
Yes, of course it would be nice to have a scope...

Yes, of course it would be nice to have a scope with binocular view, or a binocular with scope magnification. I don't know about technical feasibility of a central focus (which would be a must for...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 11th September 2018, 07:19
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By dalat
Ah, that was a meaning of tit that I did not know...

Ah, that was a meaning of tit that I did not know yet. Makes sense :t:
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 10th September 2018, 20:25
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By dalat
:-O While I'm getting the German attempt at...

:-O



While I'm getting the German attempt at humor, I'm lost here. Tit? Farage? help please B (:
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 24th August 2018, 15:51
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By dalat
Excellent, thanks! Sounds good indeed (apart from...

Excellent, thanks! Sounds good indeed (apart from size and cover ;))!
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 24th August 2018, 14:52
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By dalat
Same here. I also like best laminated soft...

Same here.

I also like best laminated soft covers. The cover needs to have the same size as the pages and not protrude. Corners will also wear off, but slower as with prodtruding covers and the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 24th August 2018, 09:16
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By dalat
Thanks a lot :t: I also prefer paperback...

Thanks a lot :t:

I also prefer paperback editions generally to hard covers. The pointy corners of the hard cover are usually bothersome and wear off quickly.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 18:33
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By dalat
Thanks a lot! I have the Indonesia guide and like...

Thanks a lot! I have the Indonesia guide and like it (although unfortunately had not yet the opportunity to use it in the field). So I will certainly get the Vietnam book once it is out.

I think...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 15:44
Replies: 195
Views: 11,020
Posted By dalat
Many thanks Canip for your excellent review and...

Many thanks Canip for your excellent review and this additional comparisons!

Reading your conclusion, this new HG certainly seems to be a really great addition. Together with the CL, which has a...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 15:18
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By dalat
:t: Great, I added those points to my google map...

:t:

Great, I added those points to my google map linked above.
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 12:34
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By dalat
I think the best strategy for combining birding...

I think the best strategy for combining birding with family in Dalat is to do half-day birding in the morning and spend the afternoon with the family. All Ta Nung, Tuyen Lam (western side) and Lang...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 12:15
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By dalat
Lynx: Birds of Thailand, Birds of Vietnam

I saw that there is a new Birds of Thailand fieldguide by Lynx edicions, and they also announced a Birds of Vietnam with the same...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 10:36
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By dalat
Agree very much with what has been said so...

Agree very much with what has been said so far.

Van Long is an easy afternoon trip for all the familiy from Ninh Binh, you do a small boating trip to the rocks where you can see the langurs (best...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 15th August 2018, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By dalat
Svensson for the West for sure, but which ones...

Svensson for the West for sure, but which ones for the east? Ayé et al, Birds of Central Asia and Brazil, Birds of East Asia perhaps?
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th August 2018, 14:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,255
Posted By dalat
As per Peters recommendations, reading the...

As per Peters recommendations, reading the instruction is usually helpful: birdform actually has an ignore function ;)
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 10th August 2018, 10:29
Replies: 149
Views: 14,468
Posted By dalat
Again, I think they made quite clear that they...

Again, I think they made quite clear that they don't want to propose a new WP definition, but merlely chose to cover an area a little larger than the conventional WP definitions.

Yes, the title is...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 9th August 2018, 18:36
Replies: 149
Views: 14,468
Posted By dalat
The authors also don't claim that it is. Neither...

The authors also don't claim that it is. Neither that they made a new WP definition.

What they say as justification is "Our decision is based purely on pragmatic and birdwatcher-friendly approach"...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th July 2018, 19:11
Replies: 44
Views: 2,256
Posted By dalat
I now uploaded a trip report on cloudbirders....

I now uploaded a trip report on cloudbirders. Bascially the same as here, plus some site info and also something on earlier trips.
https://www.cloudbirders.com/tripreport/show/24136/34696
Forum: Nikon Thursday 19th July 2018, 08:30
Replies: 40
Views: 2,414
Posted By dalat
It is a monster! I compared it to my set-up, the...

It is a monster!

I compared it to my set-up, the Panasonic G80 + 100-400mm. See here: http://j.mp/2LyUUHq and here (front view): http://j.mp/2JADSXC

Size is quite comparable and the weight is...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 18th July 2018, 19:45
Replies: 195
Views: 11,020
Posted By dalat
Thanks a lot, indeed someone who had it in hand....

Thanks a lot, indeed someone who had it in hand. I understand he ordered it directly from Nikon.

What he says about eyecups is probably personal, but he also said it was sharp, but less than the...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 18th July 2018, 09:43
Replies: 195
Views: 11,020
Posted By dalat
A wide field is always nice to have (the image...

A wide field is always nice to have (the image just looks bigger and thus more close to our natural wide angle view). But I find it most useful in forests when following warblers or other small birds...
Forum: Moldova Tuesday 17th July 2018, 09:50
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By dalat
Ok... So while not necessarily spectecular, I'd...

Ok... So while not necessarily spectecular, I'd certainly recommend Moldova for good birding and for a good tick on the list of countries visited ;)
Forum: Moldova Monday 16th July 2018, 16:24
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By dalat
What do you mean with that? Yes, Moldova is...

What do you mean with that?



Yes, Moldova is landlocked, but it's close to the coast and the Danube delta, got similar (albeit less extensive) habitat as the Delta and therefore mostly the same...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Monday 16th July 2018, 10:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By dalat
I think that popularity of bird photography is on...

I think that popularity of bird photography is on the rise in general, maybe linked to the improved gear that is available now. So you see more and more people focussing on photography, rather than...
Forum: Moldova Monday 16th July 2018, 09:11
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By dalat
First commercial bird tour to Moldova

Moldova is now on the map of bird tour operators. Well, at least of one of them:
https://www.oriolebirding.com/upload/files/Moldova%202018%20Tour%20Report%20(1).pdf
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