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Forum: Bats Wednesday 18th May 2016, 15:36
Replies: 18
Views: 9,045
Posted By Samandag
The principle hosts of rabies today are wild...

The principle hosts of rabies today are wild carnivores and bats.

More than 90 percent of all animal cases reported annually to CDC now occur in wildlife.

This report is from January 2016 :...
Forum: Bats Wednesday 18th May 2016, 12:42
Replies: 18
Views: 9,045
Posted By Samandag
As elsewhere bats are an important source of...

As elsewhere bats are an important source of rabies in Canada and it is wholly understandable that people may wish to remove colonies from domestic premises.

Contact the Canadian Wildlife Health...
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Saturday 14th May 2016, 06:55
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By Samandag
Bracket fungus.ru

Came across this one on old birch in clear felled woods in the Vladimirskaya region last weekend, and help appreciated.

With thanks,
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 26th April 2016, 14:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By Samandag
Feeding on laurel berries. Frames in the first...

Feeding on laurel berries.

Frames in the first 15 seconds show the berries.

Time to get in the hedge for a look!

Best wishes,
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 26th April 2016, 07:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By Samandag
Disgraceful idea. 200 km from the Chernobyl...

Disgraceful idea.

200 km from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant mushrooms that were picked from the forests in the autumn of 2015 dried and brought for examination showed a radiation level of...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Wednesday 20th April 2016, 06:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Samandag
The size, shape, outline of the head, short tail...

The size, shape, outline of the head, short tail length and general pattern is suggestive of one of the colour morphs of commercially bred pet snakes, at a guess an anerythrystic Kenyan sand boa,...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 18th April 2016, 18:28
Replies: 376
Views: 74,353
Posted By Samandag
For those struggling to find detail amidst the...

For those struggling to find detail amidst the hyperbole the 'joint action plan to increase the English hen harrier' is attached in pdf below,
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th April 2016, 13:51
Replies: 22
Views: 2,968
Posted By Samandag
Gijs, I do not think that the Kite Bonelli 2.0...

Gijs,

I do not think that the Kite Bonelli 2.0 is available in the US yet.

Best wishes,
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 16th April 2016, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Samandag
Anag for, not of, April Fools' Day, you'll get it...

Anag for, not of, April Fools' Day, you'll get it eventually, I hope, and it's not a moth!

Best wishes,
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 16th April 2016, 16:09
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Samandag
That looks like a liverwort, Hepatica nobilis,...

That looks like a liverwort, Hepatica nobilis, Andy.

Best wishes,

PS The Figurings Alias "moth" was a joking anagram for April Fools', just caught up with that.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th April 2016, 12:10
Replies: 3,577
Views: 1,157,318
Posted By Samandag
Hello Jim, I haven't seen the SigOptics...

Hello Jim,

I haven't seen the SigOptics binoculars but I see what you mean.

Kenko are a significant OEM.

This off Bloomberg :

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. manufactures photographic supplies and optical...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th April 2016, 08:12
Replies: 3,577
Views: 1,157,318
Posted By Samandag
Thumbs up For those that prefer an 8x look here : Kenko...

For those that prefer an 8x look here :

Kenko Ultraview EX OP DH II ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th April 2016, 07:31
Replies: 29
Views: 2,114
Posted By Samandag
As an astronomical aside - seeing is believing...

As an astronomical aside - seeing is believing :

"The whole time I was twirling and looking up at the sky. I saw two red dots, but my grandmother scolded me and told me to continue planting...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 14th April 2016, 10:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By Samandag
Thumbs up How Kenko produces binoculars

This video follows the assembly of the Kenko DH MS 8x32 at their Japanese plant and shows cutaways, lens assembly, prism testing, body assembly, optical assembly, optical axis adjustment, the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 13th April 2016, 14:58
Replies: 1,557
Views: 497,982
Posted By Samandag
Thumbs up For those interested this may help :...

For those interested this may help :

http://www.kenkoglobal.com/about-us/group-company-chart.html

I've also attached the Kenko company profile in pdf.

All the best,
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 4th April 2016, 17:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By Samandag
There are a couple of local guides to the birds...

There are a couple of local guides to the birds of Rio, Maciel's 'Aves do Município do Rio de Janeiro 2ª Edição' is the most recent, I think (?), published in 2009. 400 or so pages, 532...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 1st April 2016, 07:35
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Samandag
That is the Figurings Alias moth, Andy ;)

That is the Figurings Alias moth, Andy ;)
Forum: Mammals Friday 1st April 2016, 07:33
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Samandag
Raccoons, handle with care - they are the primary...

Raccoons, handle with care - they are the primary reservoir of wildlife rabies along the east coast of the US.
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Wednesday 30th March 2016, 18:14
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By Samandag
Hi Andy, This is most likely Tantilla...

Hi Andy,

This is most likely Tantilla semicincta, a baby, and in 'pre-slough', nice snake.

Wilson gives the checklist and key to Tantilla (to 1999),...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 30th March 2016, 09:21
Replies: 4
Views: 2,177
Posted By Samandag
In case you need a map :...

In case you need a map :

http://www.nikon.com/about/info/museum/access/img/map_e.png

Best wishes,
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Tuesday 29th March 2016, 14:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By Samandag
Not a King cobra, just visible in this specimen...

Not a King cobra, just visible in this specimen is the small triangular scale on the margin of the mouth between the 4th and 5th lower labials, absent in Ophiophagus hannah and definitive for Naja...
Forum: Nikon Monday 28th March 2016, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 3,119
Posted By Samandag
Nikon Prostaff 3S - new compact, lightweight binocular from Nikon

The Nikon Prostaff 3S, in 8x42 and 10x42 :

http://www.nikon.com/news/2016/0304_prostaff_3s_01.htm

Best wishes,
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 13th January 2016, 19:05
Replies: 9
Views: 5,540
Posted By Samandag
Alibaba :...

Alibaba : http://www.alibaba.com/countrysearch/JP/10x42-binoculars.html

Shinsei Co., Ltd. http://company.hellocompanies.com/english/company-details-1/121429547.html

Best wishes,
Forum: Others Monday 11th January 2016, 18:09
Replies: 337
Views: 198,512
Posted By Samandag
Another nice binocular, Ben. It wasn't so long...

Another nice binocular, Ben. It wasn't so long ago you posted that you were cutting down? ;)



Thanks for the nudge, Binastro. This was very impressive Sunday 10th January at about 06.30. New moon...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 11th January 2016, 09:35
Replies: 0
Views: 1,891
Posted By Samandag
Nikon SLR Handbook - free download

The Ultimate Nikon SLR Handbook Volume 3.

http://mos.nphotomag.com/NikonHandbook3.pdf

Free in pdf.
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