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Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 7th September 2005, 08:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By tomreid24
Smile A return for the better

Hello to all.Left the forum last year due to technical problems,(i hate computers 'cos they hate me),or so it seems.Seriously though,i'm back online and glad to see how the memberships grown.Let's...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 5th July 2004, 21:47
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By tomreid24
They're often found near a marshy area,frogs...

They're often found near a marshy area,frogs replace a lack of voles.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 3rd July 2004, 22:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By tomreid24
Think it's his favourite bird , the barn...

Think it's his favourite bird , the barn swallow.Check out your local craft fairs,there are often jewellers who can make just about anything usually in silver.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 3rd July 2004, 22:38
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By tomreid24
It would likely have been a male raising the...

It would likely have been a male raising the young of first brood while also having to feed his mate sitting on a second clutch. Tom.
Forum: Leica Sunday 11th April 2004, 15:54
Replies: 77
Views: 9,384
Posted By tomreid24
I've used leica repair service only once and from...

I've used leica repair service only once and from posting bins to receiving them fully repaired took six days.I call that a more than excellent service and it was less than a year ago.I've recently...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th February 2004, 18:35
Replies: 24
Views: 2,516
Posted By tomreid24
I believe that the offender should have been made...

I believe that the offender should have been made to attend the likes of an rspb reserve where he could learn about conservation and who knows he may have his opinions on raptors turned on its head.
Forum: Opticron Thursday 26th February 2004, 18:05
Replies: 6
Views: 2,575
Posted By tomreid24
I agree that we need exposure to things to let...

I agree that we need exposure to things to let our bodies build immunity,but i do come to remember reading somewhere that our money is probably the harbourer of our worst nightmares re:germs.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th February 2004, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By tomreid24
I'm too slow for this! Bye.

I'm too slow for this! Bye.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th February 2004, 20:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By tomreid24
Oystercatcher.

Oystercatcher.
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 25th February 2004, 19:23
Replies: 6
Views: 2,575
Posted By tomreid24
Bought it.Consists of x8;15&25 mag monocular/mini...

Bought it.Consists of x8;15&25 mag monocular/mini scopes and x30;45 &75 microscopes.I've been playing with it as a microscope and it's actually quite impressive for the price.That is 20 not the rrp...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 23rd February 2004, 22:28
Replies: 15
Views: 2,392
Posted By tomreid24
Well,i'm not sure what you'll class as common,but...

Well,i'm not sure what you'll class as common,but i enjoy wood warbler;pied fly;tree pip;redstart;cuckoo;ring ouzel;dotterel amongst others as good birds for the area.Hmm..cannae wait noo.
Forum: Opticron Monday 23rd February 2004, 17:06
Replies: 6
Views: 2,575
Posted By tomreid24
Opticron microscope

Whilst looking through W/house exp. site, i saw a mini microscope set up reduced by fifty quid to 19.99.Anyone know of this set up? I'm no amatuer scientist, but thought that it may be a handy...
Forum: Leica Monday 23rd February 2004, 16:57
Replies: 43
Views: 3,968
Posted By tomreid24
It's maybe not silicone,I can't remember the...

It's maybe not silicone,I can't remember the specs' on the packaging,but it seems to work better than a lens cloth.
Forum: Leica Monday 23rd February 2004, 16:37
Replies: 43
Views: 3,968
Posted By tomreid24
Does anyone else use a lens pen as sold by...

Does anyone else use a lens pen as sold by jessops amongst others?It has a brush at one end and a dry silicone? type of felt at the other.I've used one for several years without any damage to...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 23rd February 2004, 16:27
Replies: 15
Views: 2,392
Posted By tomreid24
Glad to hear you all had a good day.The...

Glad to hear you all had a good day.The melanistic pheasant:there's a dark colour type that is bred in the area.There's usually a good size covey of r.l. parts' where you saw one.So,would you...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 21st February 2004, 18:47
Replies: 15
Views: 2,392
Posted By tomreid24
Not sure if King Eider still at L. Ryan.You'll...

Not sure if King Eider still at L. Ryan.You'll get black g'mot at Portpatrick harbour eaasily enough.L. Ryan should have g.c.,r.n.,bl. n. & slav. grebes.Gannet are back in the area.Fulmar nest by the...
Forum: Leica Thursday 19th February 2004, 18:21
Replies: 27
Views: 3,534
Posted By tomreid24
Brendan, I used to have the leica but...

Brendan,
I used to have the leica but increasingly found myself leaving it at home if I intended walking any distance.Now have swaro 65,much easier to carry,much less bulky and optics on a par with...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 16th February 2004, 16:37
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By tomreid24
Yep,it was a fine day Andrew.The Hawfinch...

Yep,it was a fine day Andrew.The Hawfinch probably move about, but as said it only took a few mins until we found them.Very quiet birds though, no calls heard from them.
Tom.
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 15th February 2004, 20:31
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By tomreid24
A jaunt to the east side.

On sat 14/02 a group of us set off from Ayrshire.First stop was a wood where capers were once around - no joy,but tits & goldcrest were singing merrily.Pinkfeet flew over in small skeins.
On to Scone...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th February 2004, 14:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,348
Posted By tomreid24
Anyone noticed how wood pigeon can impersonate...

Anyone noticed how wood pigeon can impersonate just about everything avian?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 9th February 2004, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By tomreid24
Thanks all, I don't need nor really want to part...

Thanks all, I don't need nor really want to part with them but would like to think they would realise some return.
Elizabeth, I think your use of computer mags' is sound but to use b/w mags' as such?...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 8th February 2004, 17:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By tomreid24
Magazine collection

I have Birdwatching mag' from March '86 to present and Birdwatch from Dec' '92 to present.Can anyone tell me what they would be worth if put up for sale as a collection ? They hold great reference...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 6th February 2004, 15:47
Replies: 42
Views: 4,970
Posted By tomreid24
Recently at one of our rspb/soc outdoor meets a...

Recently at one of our rspb/soc outdoor meets a members swaro 65 was blown over onto tarmac.A horrified look on their face was soon gone as I assured them that it was ok.They didn't have a cover but...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Friday 6th February 2004, 15:23
Replies: 50
Views: 7,458
Posted By tomreid24
On the head : baseball cap in summer;choice of...

On the head : baseball cap in summer;choice of lowe alpine mountain cap w/proof & earflaps;fleece cap (scottish ornithologist club logo) or berghaus neck gaiter cum hat (covers the ears too) in...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Wednesday 4th February 2004, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 3,408
Posted By tomreid24
Daughter and phone have left the...

Daughter and phone have left the building.Anyway,I really am useless with computers.Thanks for advice though.
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