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Forum: Nikon Monday 13th January 2020, 00:02
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Hamhed
Thanks, Den. I agree the manual option is an...

Thanks, Den. I agree the manual option is an attraction. The lesser weight and reduced price of the 900 outweigh that option in my mind. I'll be 70 in a few months; not really weak armed yet but...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 11th January 2020, 15:25
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Hamhed
Personally, I have no use for RAW, as I do little...

Personally, I have no use for RAW, as I do little or no post processing. Knowing the Nikon P series are large and heavy super-zoom cameras, I initially shied away from them to replace my ancient...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 8th January 2020, 22:03
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Hamhed
Hi, Kaylie- My wife and I are going to be in...

Hi, Kaylie-
My wife and I are going to be in south Florida in early May, also traveling to the Dry Tortugas. This will be our third visit there, camping the maximum of three nights. We've done a...
Forum: Texas Sunday 22nd December 2019, 18:26
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Hamhed
The LRGV is a place for surprises. We had frost...

The LRGV is a place for surprises. We had frost there on Christmas Day in 2014! I'm hoping March won't have that kind of unexpected event. Despite birding there twice before, we are looking...
Forum: Texas Friday 20th December 2019, 13:28
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Hamhed
Thanks, tanager 16. We did look at the Seedeater...

Thanks, tanager 16. We did look at the Seedeater Inn but it is twice the cost of Rancho Lomitas and no closer. Last night, we made two nights reservations at Rancho Lomitas, another apparently...
Forum: Texas Wednesday 18th December 2019, 19:23
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Hamhed
Salineno lodging

With a trip to the LRGV planned for early March and a visit to Salineno within that trip, I have been researching where to stay in reasonable proximity to the Wildlife Preserve and Falcon Park. So...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 28th November 2019, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Hamhed
Hi, Paula- This video, taken outside our house...

Hi, Paula-

This video, taken outside our house in western North Carolina, is of a juvenile Great Horned Owl. I've read that this is a contact or begging call which seems a reasonable assumption. ...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 4th August 2019, 14:58
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
Thanks, Pete. I am aware that the "little...

Thanks, Pete. I am aware that the "little additional details" will keep many from attempting to complete the reading. And, yet, there's so much I left out!

The American west is very different than...
Forum: California Sunday 4th August 2019, 00:08
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By Hamhed
Trip report posted

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3878377#post3878377

Steve
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 4th August 2019, 00:06
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
Crystal Peak Park.

Crystal Peak Park.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 4th August 2019, 00:05
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 18 Our 2pm flight from Reno, Nevada, gave us...

July 18
Our 2pm flight from Reno, Nevada, gave us time for a last look at western birds. Canyon Ranch was convenient and good birding so we finalized our packing, splitting our time between loading...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 4th August 2019, 00:03
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
More from Subway Cave.

More from Subway Cave.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 4th August 2019, 00:01
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 17 With a hunch that birding at Subway Cave...

July 17
With a hunch that birding at Subway Cave might be productive in the morning hours, we arrived at 6am. Our intuition was correct. It was a cool start but the sun was beginning to rise over...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:58
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
Chaos Crags.

Chaos Crags.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:57
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 16 Today’s plans were put together the...

July 16
Today’s plans were put together the evening before. A ten minute drive took us to Cave Campground where we began a downstream walk along Hat Creek just after 6am. Never a great idea to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:52
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 15 Our northernmost motel was in the...

July 15
Our northernmost motel was in the rearview as we drove out of Burney and went south, back into Lassen Park. The entrance to the park is at Manzanita Lake, which also happened to be our...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:46
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
More from the 14th. Swift at Burney, Bank...

More from the 14th. Swift at Burney, Bank Swallows at Fall River Mills, others from Ahjumawi.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:41
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
Birds at the Headwaters Pool.

Birds at the Headwaters Pool.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:38
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 14 In the morning, we voted unanimously to...

July 14
In the morning, we voted unanimously to skip the sub-standard continental breakfast at the motel, digging into our stockpile of groceries instead before returning to Burney Falls. We stayed...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:34
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
From the Paradise Meadows hike.

From the Paradise Meadows hike.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:32
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 13 The time change we experienced going from...

July 13
The time change we experienced going from one side of the States to the other made it easy for us to rise early. Getting up at 5 was not difficult and this morning was no exception. By...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:29
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 12 Mill Creek was not only in a cell phone...

July 12
Mill Creek was not only in a cell phone dead zone but they lacked any internet access, except for their own use. At $118 a night, we were disappointed in that lack of basic communication. ...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:26
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
Photos from Devil's Kitchen.

Photos from Devil's Kitchen.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:23
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 11 On occasion, I look for the help of a...

July 11
On occasion, I look for the help of a member of the Birding Pal organization. John Shower, of Greenville, CA, responded to my request by offering to spend the morning birding with us, with a...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 3rd August 2019, 23:18
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By Hamhed
July 10 The “resort” was series of small,...

July 10
The “resort” was series of small, well-spaced cabins within close proximity to the main house and small office. Cold Creek conveniently rushed close by the cabins and it wasn’t long before I...
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