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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:09
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By kitefarrago
Here are my suggestions: 1 is one of the large...

Here are my suggestions:

1 is one of the large Brilliants, Empress or Green-crowned, I think. The id is tricky, I may have another look later. 2 is female Violet-tailed Sylph, 3 is a female large...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 10:33
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By kitefarrago
Again agree with THE_FERN. The Racket-tail should...

Again agree with THE_FERN. The Racket-tail should be White-booted here.

Andrea
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 10:31
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By kitefarrago
I agree with THE_FERN's ids, although I'm...

I agree with THE_FERN's ids, although I'm wondering wehther the second Sylph might be a young male - I would expect a female to be rather paler just below the throat and show more orange on the...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 22nd June 2018, 17:13
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By kitefarrago
I was experiencing the same problem today. I have...

I was experiencing the same problem today. I have set Firefox to tell webpages that I do not want to be followed, and I'm wondering whether this was causing the issue. I've now made an exception for...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 21st June 2018, 17:04
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By kitefarrago
Having the same problem again today. Same error...

Having the same problem again today. Same error message:

The connection to www.birdforum.net was interrupted while the page was loading.

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 12th June 2018, 12:29
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By kitefarrago
At the moment it's working again (I did restart...

At the moment it's working again (I did restart Firefox, again). I'm using the latest version of Firefox (60) for OS X.

Andrea
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 12th June 2018, 10:10
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By kitefarrago
Dear Delia, just had the same thing again...

Dear Delia,

just had the same thing again (didn't try yesterday). It seems that Firefox thinks that there's some jiggery pokery going on. I do use NoScript, but have Birdforum down as trusted.

I'm...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 10th June 2018, 17:24
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By kitefarrago
Still unable to upload photos to the gallery with...

Still unable to upload photos to the gallery with the same error message.

Andrea
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 9th June 2018, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By kitefarrago
Intermittent problems uploading to Gallery

Hi,

in the last few weeks I've occasionally had problems uploading a photo to the gallery. The error message is this:

Secure Connection Failed

The connection to www.birdforum.net was interrupted...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 5th June 2018, 15:42
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By kitefarrago
I had cataract surgery last year and the...

I had cataract surgery last year and the recommendation was to go with prioritising distance vision, which is what I did. The surgeon said that many people don't cope well with having rather...
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 30th May 2018, 10:33
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By kitefarrago
Like the others I wouldn't worry about wing blur...

Like the others I wouldn't worry about wing blur necessarily - it can add to the impression of speed of movement.

In my experience what works well with hummingbirds depends on a number of factors...
Forum: Photo Critique Friday 18th May 2018, 10:20
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By kitefarrago
Now that last adjustment is what I was...

Now that last adjustment is what I was picturing!

Andrea
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 4th May 2018, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By kitefarrago
I can confirm Nightingale. Andrea

I can confirm Nightingale.

Andrea
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th April 2018, 13:19
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By kitefarrago
I think it is the closed tail which always looks...

I think it is the closed tail which always looks darker, and this is fine for Rufous-tailed in my opinion.

Andrea
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Friday 20th April 2018, 09:12
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By kitefarrago
I think going to somewhere like Millets or...

I think going to somewhere like Millets or Black's is a sensible starting point, because you need to work out what fits your feet. These companies tend to reuse their lasts, so once you've found one...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Wednesday 4th April 2018, 09:15
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By kitefarrago
I'm not a big fan of jackets with zip-in fleeces...

I'm not a big fan of jackets with zip-in fleeces so I can't really recommend one. In my opinion all the `zip in' does is add the weight of the zip (and its inconvenience), and tie you to a particular...
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 4th April 2018, 09:11
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By kitefarrago
I would definitely change the crop and put the...

I would definitely change the crop and put the owl to the left of the centre of the photograph. Depending on the quality of the photo I'd also be tempted to crop it much more tightly so that we get...
Forum: Technique Sunday 1st April 2018, 11:24
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By kitefarrago
I'd be surprised if you were able to find a...

I'd be surprised if you were able to find a programme to teach wildlife photography. It's a fairly niche area.

I think many photography courses concentrate on the basics regarding light (the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th March 2018, 16:57
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By kitefarrago
I think maybe your file name is too long? It also...

I think maybe your file name is too long? It also doesn't end in one of the recognized image extensions, although jpg does apper in the name. This one doesn't work either. I would suggest changing...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 23rd March 2018, 10:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By kitefarrago
Thanks for taking the trouble to write this up,...

Thanks for taking the trouble to write this up, Robert. I don't think anybody is going to complain if it's going to be a longish report! Bring it on, I say.

Andrea
Forum: Photo Critique Friday 23rd March 2018, 09:04
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By kitefarrago
It would really help if you left the EXIF...

It would really help if you left the EXIF information intact when uploading a jpg for comment. I find myself asking much the same questions as fugl. Beyond that I like the monochrome feel of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th March 2018, 20:18
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By kitefarrago
In the flight photo there's a twig that could be...

In the flight photo there's a twig that could be mistaken for the bill, Andy. I think The Fern has it right.

Andrea
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 9th March 2018, 09:49
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By kitefarrago
Dorian Anderson (who did a North American Big...

Dorian Anderson (who did a North American Big Year by bike a couple of years ago) has recently done a few blogposts about Ecuador, and particularly this one...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 27th January 2018, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By kitefarrago
If you want to follow a particular thread, have...

If you want to follow a particular thread, have you tried subscribing to it? (Under `Thread Tools' the third option.) That allows you to receive an email with any new contributions to that...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 18th January 2018, 10:37
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By kitefarrago
I do have Lightroom 6 as well. However, if I...

I do have Lightroom 6 as well. However, if I should buy a new camera then I won't be able to use Lightroom for raw shots with that camera (since Adobe never adds this sort of new ability to old...
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