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Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Friday 9th January 2015, 12:40
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By Bob D
Yes, no shell on the sunflower seeds. I will try...

Yes, no shell on the sunflower seeds.

I will try the chips as there is a problem with the whole hearts blocking the feeder ports.

The price difference for the whole hearts vs chips various year...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Thursday 8th January 2015, 16:48
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By Bob D
Whole Sunflower Hearts or Chips

Feed about 150 pounds of sunflower hearts each winter. Have always used whole sunflower hearts.

It is time to purchase another 50 pound bag of hull less sunflower seed and wonder what others...
Forum: Nikon Monday 7th April 2014, 12:18
Replies: 16
Views: 8,415
Posted By Bob D
I've used a ball bearing with the sun reflecting...

I've used a ball bearing with the sun reflecting off it.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 7th January 2014, 13:17
Replies: 52
Views: 15,708
Posted By Bob D
Manfrotto #390RC and 3292 for the window...

Manfrotto #390RC and 3292 for the window attachment.

I find it "fiddiley" in attaching the mount to the window glass and making sure the scope is horizontal with the horizon. One it is set up...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Sunday 5th January 2014, 13:38
Replies: 52
Views: 15,708
Posted By Bob D
For quick scope support from my car I use this...

For quick scope support from my car I use this leather shot filled bag. Purchased it about 50 years ago when I was doing long range rifle shooting.

Perhaps something similar is available from...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 27th October 2013, 12:07
Replies: 26
Views: 12,669
Posted By Bob D
Iv'e had a around 50 house sparrows flocking to...

Iv'e had a around 50 house sparrows flocking to me feeders. To keep them off the feeders I hang wire or monofilament line weighted with a small sinker around the feeder.

Have been doing this for a...
Forum: Leica Thursday 25th July 2013, 12:39
Replies: 98
Views: 33,611
Posted By Bob D
Ive got 8x43 bins and 6x32. Except for the lower...

Ive got 8x43 bins and 6x32. Except for the lower magnification really prefer to use the 6x32's

Searched for 7X either with either a 32 or 42 objective lens. Just could not determine which to pick....
Forum: Food and Feeders Monday 12th November 2012, 14:51
Replies: 12
Views: 3,587
Posted By Bob D
For a number of years I've hung wire or...

For a number of years I've hung wire or monofilament fishing line off feeders to discourage house sparrows that lust after my sunflower hearts.

Attachment shows the setup. Sinkers are used to...
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 31st October 2012, 16:43
Replies: 1
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bob D
Home Made Suet Sans Corn Meal

I've typically used suet recipes that call for peanut butter, cornmeal, oats and flour (although not always all three) with a base "fat" of lard.

My typical ingredients are lard, crunchy peanut...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 20th September 2012, 12:35
Replies: 264
Views: 157,505
Posted By Bob D
More: http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat....

More:

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1033&thread=42351330&page=1
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 20th September 2012, 12:15
Replies: 264
Views: 157,505
Posted By Bob D
Thread on the FZ200 on dpreview--FZ200 ooc shots...

Thread on the FZ200 on dpreview--FZ200 ooc shots No PP, Small garden birds

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1033&thread=42528867
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 18th July 2012, 15:14
Replies: 81
Views: 43,932
Posted By Bob D
Two questions: Does anyone have experience with...

Two questions:

Does anyone have experience with the Nikon CoolPix 510.

I currently have a Panasonic GH1 and for sometime have considered the 100-300 lens. Keep going back and forth between buying...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 24th September 2011, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Bob D
Common Nighthawk makes sense. Thanks!

Common Nighthawk makes sense.

Thanks!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 24th September 2011, 00:37
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Bob D
Feather I.D.

An Accipiter was eating a bird in our yard. Bird was hidden so could not get an I.D. Location: Iowa

Feathers attached for an I.D.

Thanks
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 20th April 2011, 10:58
Replies: 6
Views: 5,142
Posted By Bob D
I have both scopes. I agree with the previous...

I have both scopes. I agree with the previous comments, however, the differences between the EDII and EDIII are small. I would not trade up the EDIII unless the scope being water proof was...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 21st January 2011, 13:20
Replies: 59
Views: 23,468
Posted By Bob D
I recognize that the original poster and...

I recognize that the original poster and many/most of the follow-up posts were not from the USA so my comments may/would not reply.

For many decades there has been a federal excise tax on firearms...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 18th January 2011, 12:28
Replies: 14
Views: 4,125
Posted By Bob D
I'm trying to recall my experience with my...

I'm trying to recall my experience with my Swarovski scope and the astro adapter.

Something in the back of my mind was that I was told that not all astro eyepieces when used with the Swaro adapter...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 29th December 2010, 12:36
Replies: 56
Views: 6,045
Posted By Bob D
Barred Owl on my feeder pole outside my kitchen...

Barred Owl on my feeder pole outside my kitchen window keeping track of my yard.
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 22nd December 2010, 11:05
Replies: 23
Views: 4,231
Posted By Bob D
Only thing I can say is that we have three saucer...

Only thing I can say is that we have three saucer type bird baths in about a 10 square foot area on our patio. One of them has a shiny intense blue ceramic finish on the bottom. The edge is rough...
Forum: Canon Thursday 11th November 2010, 11:26
Replies: 11
Views: 5,131
Posted By Bob D
Dpreview just reviewed the...

Dpreview just reviewed the 60D

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos60d/
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 25th August 2010, 01:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By Bob D
Henry, yes I did. Sent you a P.M. Bob

Henry, yes I did. Sent you a P.M.

Bob
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 24th August 2010, 23:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By Bob D
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 24th August 2010, 20:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By Bob D
F.S. Nikon Wide Angle Fieldscope Eyepieces, also astro scope adapter.

I have for sale three of the older style Nikon Wide Angle Eyepieces for Filedscopes. These have the fold down rubber eyecup.

They are in excellent condition. I'm the original owner of the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 21st August 2010, 13:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,792
Posted By Bob D
Two primary guides. Sibley's Guide to Birds and...

Two primary guides. Sibley's Guide to Birds and the National Geographic Field Guide to Birds.

Both complement each other and many experienced birders in our bird club use both.

Both are available...
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 3rd August 2010, 12:36
Replies: 25
Views: 3,445
Posted By Bob D
dpreview conducted a compact camera superzoom...

dpreview conducted a compact camera superzoom review in July.

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/Q110superzoomgroup/
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