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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 29th September 2020, 08:11
Replies: 27
Views: 1,298
Posted By Dutchbirder64
I am towards a Caspian Gull. Dark eye?? Gonys...

I am towards a Caspian Gull. Dark eye?? Gonys angle on bill not really pronounced. It shows the grey-brown boa on lower hindneck. The only thing I am in doubt with is the underwing, but as...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 20:30
Replies: 93
Views: 7,586
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Those are really sturdy, 5 series Gitzo. You owe...

Those are really sturdy, 5 series Gitzo. You owe some good stuff.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 20:25
Replies: 48
Views: 4,950
Posted By Dutchbirder64
For me it is about 1.9 meters and that is really...

For me it is about 1.9 meters and that is really close enough IMO.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 18:38
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By Dutchbirder64
A carbonfiber tripod with head is around 2400...

A carbonfiber tripod with head is around 2400 grams. With a 883 or ATX95 scope about 4.5 kg. You won’t win much with a lighter tripod. A smaller scope can save you 1 kg I think. But a smaller scope...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 21st September 2020, 17:57
Replies: 93
Views: 7,586
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Buy a Gitzo. Swarovski tripods are Gitzo but it...

Buy a Gitzo. Swarovski tripods are Gitzo but it will save you $500. I have the Mountaineer GT3542L with the 2720QR head.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 19th September 2020, 07:01
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Comparing with the Caspian Tern I also think it...

Comparing with the Caspian Tern I also think it is a Pomarine Skua. Bill size, wing span and heavier body would imply to a Pom.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th September 2020, 13:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By Dutchbirder64
What tern is it harrassing? A Caspian Tern?

What tern is it harrassing? A Caspian Tern?
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 15th September 2020, 19:12
Replies: 93
Views: 7,586
Posted By Dutchbirder64
I was the first that responded to JT first post,...

I was the first that responded to JT first post, but eventually deleted my post when I heard from Swarovski birdie that it was true and still under embargo. He was right on.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 15th September 2020, 11:37
Replies: 830
Views: 88,591
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Told you so.

Told you so.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 8th September 2020, 09:03
Replies: 830
Views: 88,591
Posted By Dutchbirder64
:t: |:S|

:t: |:S|
Forum: Swarovski Monday 7th September 2020, 11:17
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Congrats with your NL too.

Congrats with your NL too.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 7th September 2020, 07:27
Replies: 830
Views: 88,591
Posted By Dutchbirder64
A lot of people are making remarks on the seams...

A lot of people are making remarks on the seams on the armour. You can see them indeed. On my 10x42 the seems on the right tube is very smooth but the one the left is more feelable. I agree that seam...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 7th September 2020, 07:11
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Same here. I really like the balance and...

Same here. I really like the balance and ergonomics a lot. Congrats with your NL.
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 5th September 2020, 20:34
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
What I really like most is the way it suits the...

What I really like most is the way it suits the human hands as a birder. It is really ergonomical well thought. Bright and extremely sharp viewing comparing to my old bins. Can’t compare to an EL...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 5th September 2020, 18:52
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Congratulations, Gijs. Welcome to the ‘club’.

Congratulations, Gijs. Welcome to the ‘club’.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 4th September 2020, 14:26
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
I need lot more birding time of course to say...

I need lot more birding time of course to say more on the FOV and depth of field. I am used to the 10x for years now, but of course when forest birding an 8x can have advantages towards a 10x....
Forum: Swarovski Friday 4th September 2020, 13:02
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Today I picked up my 10x42 NL Pure. I am glad I...

Today I picked up my 10x42 NL Pure. I am glad I ordered it the day after introduction. Dealers are getting just a slight part of their ordered bins is what I heard. If you order it now you will maybe...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 22nd August 2020, 17:46
Replies: 229
Views: 12,759
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Spoonbill, Kingfisher and Marsh Harrier

Spoonbill, Kingfisher and Marsh Harrier
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 9th August 2020, 19:34
Replies: 229
Views: 12,759
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Rarer ones of today. White-tailed Eagle, Caspian...

Rarer ones of today. White-tailed Eagle, Caspian Gull and some Spoonbills.
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 8th August 2020, 10:56
Replies: 984
Views: 73,572
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Tried it yesterday and itís true. Strong clicks....

Tried it yesterday and itís true. Strong clicks. It wonít move.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 7th August 2020, 19:31
Replies: 80
Views: 9,030
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Short review of the Swarovski 10x42 NL Pure

Today I visited Jan van Daalen of House of Outdoor & Optics. He had al three models of the NL Pure at display. Of course I could not walk away into the closest nature reserve for a few hours with my...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 7th August 2020, 06:25
Replies: 984
Views: 73,572
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Glad I pre ordered my 10x42 the next day after...

Glad I pre ordered my 10x42 the next day after the announcement.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 6th August 2020, 12:15
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Nice shot and indeed Tree Pipit.

Nice shot and indeed Tree Pipit.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th August 2020, 11:49
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Dutchbirder64
I am towards Tree Pipit. Hind claw, tertials...

I am towards Tree Pipit. Hind claw, tertials edges not so whitish and lower bill pinkish instead of yellow. Next time a razorsharp photo with a 600mm Canon please. Lol.
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 5th August 2020, 11:29
Replies: 28
Views: 9,213
Posted By Dutchbirder64
Sorry this is a 12 year old topic. Filter the...

Sorry this is a 12 year old topic. Filter the sunflower seeds out and throw them away. The rest you can use on the bird table.
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