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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th August 2018, 20:28
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By alan_rymer
Hoopoe?

Hoopoe?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd August 2018, 13:56
Replies: 57
Views: 2,177
Posted By alan_rymer
All of the introduced species in the...

All of the introduced species in the U.K.
Particularly Egyptian Geese who squabble and fight through the Tern nests.
and Ring necked parakeets. Locally it was nice to see the first pair on the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th July 2018, 07:32
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By alan_rymer
Just don't go!

Just don't go!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th July 2018, 07:18
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By alan_rymer
They're not puffins!. Penguins dressed up! you...

They're not puffins!. Penguins dressed up! you can just see the wire holding the flying one up. As for the terns, Oystercatchers in fancy dress with a nose job.:smoke:
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 12th June 2018, 18:06
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By alan_rymer
I have no idea of where your location is! All I...

I have no idea of where your location is!
All I can come up with is a swarm of flying ants. Everything eats them!

Regarding your window strikes. All I can think of is an abundance of newly fledged...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 2nd June 2018, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By alan_rymer
UK. Anyone else seeing an increase in the numbers of House Sparrows and Starlings

For close on 10 years I haven't recorded any House Sparrows visiting my garden. Then about three years ago I had a couple of visits, last year it was up to weekly visits, and this year I have them...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 29th May 2018, 21:39
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By alan_rymer
Murder only applies to humans! Everything else...

Murder only applies to humans!
Everything else kills to live. Its just a way of living for them. By putting up feeders you are supplying all the creatures somewhere to eat including carnivores and...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 29th May 2018, 21:31
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By alan_rymer
Ditto. Remove it.

Ditto.
Remove it.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 19:25
Replies: 85
Views: 4,909
Posted By alan_rymer
L.C.E. Reading. Helpful/friendly staff

L.C.E. Reading.
Helpful/friendly staff
Forum: Berkshire Monday 7th May 2018, 19:07
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By alan_rymer
Had a quite few passing through. Dinton Pastures,...

Had a quite few passing through. Dinton Pastures, Nr Winnersh is my local patch.
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 1st May 2018, 07:06
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By alan_rymer
Looks like a Red Legged Partridge.

Looks like a Red Legged Partridge.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 26th April 2018, 18:32
Replies: 41
Views: 2,006
Posted By alan_rymer
The velbon sherpa series are reliable. although...

The velbon sherpa series are reliable. although you may not like the PH157Q head supplied. I have had a Sherpa 200 for over 12 years. The head was the only thing that has gone faulty ( windblown...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2018, 08:07
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By alan_rymer
1 Great Tit? 2 Great Tit 3 Blackbird

1 Great Tit?
2 Great Tit
3 Blackbird
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2018, 21:02
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By alan_rymer
The bill in the first picture looks...

The bill in the first picture looks straight!
Cuckoo?
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 15th April 2018, 18:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By alan_rymer
FastStone Image Viewer. Its free, a nice viewer...

FastStone Image Viewer.
Its free, a nice viewer and simple editor. If you click on a thumbnail to view the picture in full size. Move the curser to the right of the screen, exif data is displayed.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 5th April 2018, 14:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By alan_rymer
My first female Orange Tip.

My first female Orange Tip.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 09:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By alan_rymer
As suggested. Go to one of the WWT sites or a...

As suggested.
Go to one of the WWT sites or a local shop and have a look through them.
Opticron are good and their customer service is great.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 31st March 2018, 09:17
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By alan_rymer
Its nice to put out a post about the first...

Its nice to put out a post about the first Bittern, Goldeneye, Smew of the winter at a known wintering site. Likewise a roosting Nightjar at a site, that its only been recorded at once before 20 odd...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 14th March 2018, 18:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By alan_rymer
Try an adapter so you can fit your camera plus a...

Try an adapter so you can fit your camera plus a 50mm lens to the eyepiece of the scope. As it is your scope is just a fixed mag lens.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 13th March 2018, 07:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By alan_rymer
It's possible that your eyes are the problem....

It's possible that your eyes are the problem. What looks sharp to you through the viewfinder of the camera ( do you use the viewfinder or the screen to focus? ) is not actually sharp to the camera...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Friday 9th March 2018, 07:43
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By alan_rymer
Thanks Mike. Hope things have improved by now!.

Thanks Mike.

Hope things have improved by now!.
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Friday 2nd March 2018, 13:04
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By alan_rymer
Mike Whats a Stankie? Moorhen or coot. Glad...

Mike

Whats a Stankie?
Moorhen or coot.

Glad we've only got about 2/3 cm here in sunny reading.

Keep safe.

Alan
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th January 2018, 21:22
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By alan_rymer
Song Thrush!

Song Thrush!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By alan_rymer
There are the occasional white ones...

There are the occasional white ones though!
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/398932/ppuser/329
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 9th January 2018, 07:37
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By alan_rymer
Mike Thank you for your wish! All the best to...

Mike

Thank you for your wish!

All the best to you and yours in 2018.

Alan
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