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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 22:39
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By PYRTLE
A Corn Bunting perhaps?

A Corn Bunting perhaps?
Forum: Others Tuesday 20th October 2020, 18:56
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By PYRTLE
Personally I think the only one near to your...

Personally I think the only one near to your request in terms of least or negligible "rolling ball" would be a Leica 8 x 42 Noctivid.

And yes, you're asking for or barking at the moon. An extra...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 16th October 2020, 10:17
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By PYRTLE
Rather than improvements, the EL range now has an...

Rather than improvements, the EL range now has an increase in close focusing distance following the launch of the NLs. They are marketed as "Legend".

This from a member may...
Forum: Others Wednesday 14th October 2020, 11:57
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By PYRTLE
How can two " exactly the same " binoculars have...

How can two " exactly the same " binoculars have a 1:4 price range difference, beggars belief. Belief being the key word.
The " unique " open bridge design is indeed far from that, this design being...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th October 2020, 11:15
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By PYRTLE
Another vote for odd plumage Blue Tit.

Another vote for odd plumage Blue Tit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 21:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,093
Posted By PYRTLE
What about the breast streaking and facial...

What about the breast streaking and facial expression Joern?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th October 2020, 20:22
Replies: 38
Views: 1,093
Posted By PYRTLE
Another vote that it is not MSW. Just too bulky,...

Another vote that it is not MSW. Just too bulky, thick breast and flank streaking rather than fine and the bill is too large for a Middle Spotted. I find that Middle has a gentler, kinder facial...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th October 2020, 13:27
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By PYRTLE
Legs up into the undercarriage bay? Report...

Legs up into the undercarriage bay?

Report doesn't say whether the b.h.gull survived after collision, and agree that a report was filed as required by the AAIB to comply with a commercial operator's...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th October 2020, 18:38
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By PYRTLE
Tennessee Warbler? Look at the tertial tips!

Tennessee Warbler? Look at the tertial tips!
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 8th October 2020, 15:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By PYRTLE
Nearer to at least 20 years surely, and there...

Nearer to at least 20 years surely, and there have been dozens of cosmetically physical copies of that range, most noticably the open frame double hinging design, green rubber armouring, larger focus...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th October 2020, 14:00
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By PYRTLE
Very much a Snipe for me. They are ( from...

Very much a Snipe for me. They are ( from childhood memories ) described as zig zagging away whilst towering.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 8th October 2020, 11:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By PYRTLE
In which particular area - the nipped in waist on...

In which particular area - the nipped in waist on the barrels, the extra wide FOV, the headrest or the lens/ prisms layout?
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 7th October 2020, 15:28
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By PYRTLE
Kestrel

Kestrel
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 7th October 2020, 10:34
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By PYRTLE
The left hand image suggests a male , rufous...

The left hand image suggests a male , rufous chin, throat and upper belly.
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 6th October 2020, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By PYRTLE
It is a Starling. Rest it somewhere dry and warm...

It is a Starling. Rest it somewhere dry and warm overnight, offer water and wet dog food - not bread. Release it first thing in the morning, away from cats and near suitable tree / shrub habitat....
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 6th October 2020, 18:03
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By PYRTLE
But, the request is for birding, not marine use....

But, the request is for birding, not marine use. It really is whatever you can hold the steadiest on a boat, be it calm or bouncing. Whatever you're most comfortable with.

I've done pelagics where...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 17:54
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By PYRTLE
No harm done R but thank you for adding the time...

No harm done R but thank you for adding the time and location.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 17:48
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By PYRTLE
So, this is a game for you rather than seeking...

So, this is a game for you rather than seeking constructive help Rufus? Fair enough..... dont forget to say please.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 17:35
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By PYRTLE
A blurred Bunting, but which one? The yellowish...

A blurred Bunting, but which one? The yellowish wash over the image is perhaps as a result of weak or hazy sunshine. So can Pine or Yellow breasted be ruled out?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 12:24
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By PYRTLE
Another for Meadow. ( because the images shows...

Another for Meadow.

( because the images shows closed / no wings, thus suggestion of how can it fly ).
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 6th October 2020, 10:49
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By PYRTLE
See this...

See this link.....https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=370074

The company retailing it may be German but that does not mean it is made in Germany or Japan. A Chinese copy.

The altered serial...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 4th October 2020, 19:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,922
Posted By PYRTLE
No comment for 17 months on the thread should...

No comment for 17 months on the thread should give you your answer.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 4th October 2020, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By PYRTLE
Certainly, not in the UK or Eire, a recently...

Certainly, not in the UK or Eire, a recently fledged juvenile. Those flight feathers wouldn't survive an Atlantic crossing.

Edit. Otherwise perhaps an escape from captive breeding.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 4th October 2020, 17:48
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By PYRTLE
This is just past the time of year when the game...

This is just past the time of year when the game ( eg pheasants ) birds are released onto farmland or shooting estates. They stay in groups for a while before dispersing. Given you're in an urban...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 4th October 2020, 11:29
Replies: 54
Views: 2,371
Posted By PYRTLE
Nikon SE

Nikon SE
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