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Forum: Say Hello Friday 29th October 2004, 22:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By Mike Pearson
Hola!

Hola Amigo, on the 5th of November I leave for 2 weeks in Puerto Vallarta - 5th year in a row - what a beautiful country and truly beautiful people.

Mike
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 26th October 2004, 03:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Mike Pearson
Pale Male

Thanks KC

Mike
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 25th October 2004, 12:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Mike Pearson
"Pale Male"

Watched it last night - fantastic film - VCR was rolling but must find the DVD. Is it available in the stores?
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Tuesday 19th October 2004, 13:30
Replies: 5
Views: 4,098
Posted By Mike Pearson
Legen 8x42 Repairs

I realize that my post does not help with UK repairs but.. I dropped my Legend 8x42's in Mexico a couple of years ago and dented the outer retaining ring on the right lens. I tried to order a...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Tuesday 19th October 2004, 13:20
Replies: 12
Views: 3,950
Posted By Mike Pearson
Photshop Elements 3.0

Check out the advertising on Adobe web page for the November release of Elements 3.0 - significant upgrade. There are already some great reviews of the pre-release package.

Check...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 13th October 2004, 14:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,096
Posted By Mike Pearson
View From My Home Office Window

I don't have an on-going list but the picture of the Sharp-shinned Hawk was taken through my home office window. The Sharpie stayed around for 10 days and the only evidence of a kill was the remains...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 13th October 2004, 13:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mike Pearson
Say Hello

Hi Bob,

Welcome to BirdForum - enjoy.

Mike
Forum: Tips For New Birders Wednesday 13th October 2004, 13:01
Replies: 70
Views: 12,054
Posted By Mike Pearson
Fieldcraft

I think my signature borrowed from the late Gerald Durrell says it quite
succinctly.

"Your first observations of birds and their behaviour can be
done by simply learning to drift gently through a...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 13th October 2004, 10:49
Replies: 18
Views: 2,780
Posted By Mike Pearson
Red-bellied Woodpecker

Thanks, I still feel embarrassed - I've deleted the photo and changed the information in the gallery photo.

Mike
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 13th October 2004, 10:40
Replies: 18
Views: 2,780
Posted By Mike Pearson
Dick, You're quite correct - my apologies to all...

Dick,

You're quite correct - my apologies to all as I did this late last night when I should have been sleeping. Need to get my brain in gear!

Mike
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 13th October 2004, 03:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Mike Pearson
A Hi from Canada

Welcome to a fellow Canadian - hope you enjoy the site.

Mike
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th October 2004, 02:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mike Pearson
Henslow's Sparrow

Looks like a Henslow's to me.

Mike
Forum: Mexico Monday 11th October 2004, 22:01
Replies: 3
Views: 8,659
Posted By Mike Pearson
Neuvo Vallarta Birding

We spend two weeks each November in Neuvo Vallarta. We leave again in three weeks time and stay for 2 weeks (our 5th trip). There is some excellent birding in the area that can be done by walking...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th September 2004, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,581
Posted By Mike Pearson
The Aratinga auricapilla aurifons has a greyish...

The Aratinga auricapilla aurifons has a greyish eye ring and is found in Southeast Brazill.

I agree that the Aratinga auricapilla auricapilla has a definite white eye ring and is found in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 28th September 2004, 12:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,581
Posted By Mike Pearson
Looks like Golden-capped Conure (Aratinga...

Looks like Golden-capped Conure (Aratinga auricapilla auricapilla) or (Aratinga auricapilla aurifons). More likely the latter see Atlas of Conures, Thomas Arndt pg 86-87. However immature...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th September 2004, 17:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By Mike Pearson
Looks very much like the juvenile Sharp-shinned...

Looks very much like the juvenile Sharp-shinned that I had in my back garden tree a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Sunday 19th September 2004, 11:28
Replies: 22
Views: 3,827
Posted By Mike Pearson
Leif is correct in saying that the Polaroid Dust...

Leif is correct in saying that the Polaroid Dust & Scratch remover can cause some loss of detail. I now only use it on slide and negative scans where I have not used ICE - however you can minimize...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Sunday 19th September 2004, 03:11
Replies: 22
Views: 3,827
Posted By Mike Pearson
What Scanner

Simon,

The Minolta 5400 and the Nikon LS400 are about equal in price here. I originally was quoted $1900 on the Nikon Coolscan 5000ED and $1099 on the Minolta 5400. The Nikon has recently dropped...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Saturday 18th September 2004, 13:13
Replies: 22
Views: 3,827
Posted By Mike Pearson
Scanner choice.

I too use the Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400.

Previously I used a Pacific Image Silver which had a maximum resolution of 1800 DPI - although a very good scanner just not enough for good...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 7th September 2004, 16:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By Mike Pearson
Hi Mike, I have visited the island three times...

Hi Mike,

I have visited the island three times when attending Parrot Symposiums in Victoria (Dunsmure Lodge). Beautiful countryside and I hope to spend more time birdwatching and taking photo's on...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 17th August 2004, 16:06
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Mike Pearson
Welcome from another ex-patriot - left the...

Welcome from another ex-patriot - left the Midlands in 1970 - now in Hamilton, Ontario and also retired. Hope you enjoy the site.

Mike
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th August 2004, 19:23
Replies: 35
Views: 5,466
Posted By Mike Pearson
I traded a pair of Pentax (early model) for a...

I traded a pair of Pentax (early model) for a pair of Bushnell Legend 8x42 two years ago and they have been fantastic. Several of my friends have Swarovski's and they cannot believe how bright the...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 3rd August 2004, 14:17
Replies: 2
Views: 2,440
Posted By Mike Pearson
I currently use Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 in...

I currently use Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 in conjunction with a Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 DPI scanner and I am thrilled with the results. The functionality of Elements 2 is perfect for my use...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 3rd August 2004, 03:42
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Mike Pearson
Smile Hello

Hi, first time using the forum. I am from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with main interests being ornithology and photography.

Cheers,

Mike Pearson
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