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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 12th September 2019, 17:02
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Steve Babbs
worm from Ecrins NP

I realise that species id is almost undoubtedly impossible from the photo, but any idea of what sort of worm this is would be of interest. It was very approximately 50cm long.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 12th September 2019, 15:54
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Steve Babbs
It arrived today. Absolutely ideal.

It arrived today. Absolutely ideal.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 10th September 2019, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Steve Babbs
None that show anymore detail of the underwing....

None that show anymore detail of the underwing. This shows the upperwing a little better. Basically it wasn't in the mood to cooperate.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 10th September 2019, 17:47
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Steve Babbs
It seems that Saperda carcharias is more likely.

It seems that Saperda carcharias is more likely.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 10th September 2019, 16:47
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Steve Babbs
Beetle for ID from French alps

ID please. Is this Saperda similis? From Ecrins NP, French Alps 9/9/19.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 10th September 2019, 15:30
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Steve Babbs
Thanks Josh. I agree and I think I've come to the...

Thanks Josh. I agree and I think I've come to the conclusion that it's not safe to identify to species on my photo but if anyone can convince me otherwise, I'd love to be convinced.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 7th September 2019, 18:17
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Steve Babbs
Fritillary for ID French Alps

Can anyone help? From Ecrin NP.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 7th September 2019, 11:41
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Steve Babbs
Thanks. others have recommended it too, so...

Thanks. others have recommended it too, so decision made.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 5th September 2019, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Steve Babbs
Cheers Andrew. Which model do you use?

Cheers Andrew. Which model do you use?
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 5th September 2019, 17:13
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Steve Babbs
Benro TMA27C Carbon Fibre

Anyone got any opinions on this for an 82mm scope with a Manfrotto 701RC head (which i already have)? I have a very lightweight Benro to use with a 50mm scope and it is amazingly stable for its...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 5th August 2019, 13:02
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Steve Babbs
Apparently it's Agrypnus murinus.

Apparently it's Agrypnus murinus.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 5th August 2019, 12:53
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Steve Babbs
chequered click beetle?

Can anyone let me know if this is chequered click beetle. From Ipswich 1/6/19.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 31st July 2019, 14:26
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Steve Babbs
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 28th July 2019, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Steve Babbs
I would also appreciate any help with this...

I would also appreciate any help with this gentian from the same place.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 28th July 2019, 10:14
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Steve Babbs
Solomon's seal sp for ID please.

Can anyone tell me which species of Solomon's seal this is please? From Bavaria late May.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 25th July 2019, 09:37
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Steve Babbs
The Monarch would appear to be the scope bargain...

The Monarch would appear to be the scope bargain at the moment but here in the UK it is impossible to try it out next to other scopes due to the few places that sell it and the fact that I know no...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 21st July 2019, 13:30
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Steve Babbs
I'm pretty sure that this is Ethiopian.

I'm pretty sure that this is Ethiopian.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 20th July 2019, 17:30
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Steve Babbs
Apologies. I thought I'd put this in the...

Apologies. I thought I'd put this in the identification forum.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 20th July 2019, 17:07
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Steve Babbs
Cisticola from Ethiopia

Can anyone give me their thoughts on this cisticola from Gorgora, Ethiopia, please? My thoughts are croaking but I'm far from sure.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 20th July 2019, 13:38
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Steve Babbs
To answer my own question, it's Urothemis...

To answer my own question, it's Urothemis assignta.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 20th July 2019, 13:22
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Steve Babbs
dragonfly for ID from Ethiopia

Can anyone help with this please? Apologies for the pretty rubbish photo.
Forum: Nikon Thursday 18th July 2019, 15:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,605
Posted By Steve Babbs
This doesn't happen in the UK. Mind you the only...

This doesn't happen in the UK. Mind you the only place I can find actually selling it in the UK is Nikon UK, so there isn't much price competition. There is somewhere in Europe where we can get it...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 17th July 2019, 15:33
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Steve Babbs
You still need treatment even if you've had the...

You still need treatment even if you've had the vaccination. Intra abdominal injections haven't been used for some time.

The main reason for having the vaccination is to avoid having to have the...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Sunday 14th July 2019, 18:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By Steve Babbs
Gortex is the one everyone presumes is king....

Gortex is the one everyone presumes is king. Event fabric more highly rated by many people but Gortex won't allow manufacturers that event to also use Gortex and it's Gortex that people know. I'm not...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 13th July 2019, 12:44
Replies: 205
Views: 10,328
Posted By Steve Babbs
We were hiking in the Bale Mountains and saw 15...

We were hiking in the Bale Mountains and saw 15 in two days. We also saw one in the Simien mountains but they are hard there.
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