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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 7th March 2020, 09:15
Replies: 30
Views: 3,001
Posted By Telephoto Paul
A head up that until the end of the month they've...

A head up that until the end of the month they've got one of the big Backlist Sales on, with up to half-price offers.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 6th March 2020, 09:29
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It's not exactly cheap (library loan?) but maybe...

It's not exactly cheap (library loan?) but maybe Cornell's Handbook of Bird Biology?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 6th March 2020, 08:48
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I'm not sure you could call it a field guide as...

I'm not sure you could call it a field guide as such but 'The Behaviour Guide to African Mammals' by Richard Estes is full of a ridiculous amount of information.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 28th February 2020, 22:18
Replies: 94
Views: 2,792
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Is it still discouraged to share via flickr et al...

Is it still discouraged to share via flickr et al instead of using the gallery or attaching images?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 28th February 2020, 22:15
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There have been some interesting reports produced...

There have been some interesting reports produced in to hide best practice.

A GUIDE TO WILDLIFE VIEWING AND PHOTOGRAPHY BLINDS Creating Facilities To Connect People With Nature (by VIRGINIA...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st February 2020, 08:41
Replies: 65
Views: 1,982
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Where we really suffer isn't birds but mammals....

Where we really suffer isn't birds but mammals. If only we could reintroduce what the landed gentry wiped out...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th February 2020, 19:22
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th February 2020, 18:12
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Question Yellowstone bird

This was taken last week in Yellowstone in the Gardiner river canyon area. It spent most of the time perched atop trees (with a lot of sporadic wing fluttering) and occasional doing a brief...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 30th January 2020, 13:48
Replies: 4,188
Views: 748,423
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Cedar waxwings plus something I have a poor photo...

Cedar waxwings plus something I have a poor photo of and need to do some detective work when I get home.

Also grey wolf!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 30th January 2020, 13:42
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Another vote for Mull. We saw golden eagles,...

Another vote for Mull. We saw golden eagles, white tailed eagles, hen harriers, short eared owls, peregrine, cuckoo, a bunch of seabirds I can't remember off the top of my head, and although they...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th January 2020, 13:54
Replies: 4,188
Views: 748,423
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Spotted what I'm going to count as a Northern...

Spotted what I'm going to count as a Northern Shrike from a road just outside Yellowstone. My visual sighting was only good enough for 'definitely a shrike'; the other possibility is Loggerhead...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th January 2020, 02:28
Replies: 4,188
Views: 748,423
Posted By Telephoto Paul
A winter trip to Yellowstone has so far yielded:...

A winter trip to Yellowstone has so far yielded: American dipper, Common goldeneye and a Great horned owl.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th January 2020, 15:39
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Telephoto Paul
My first experience with waxwings was about 8...

My first experience with waxwings was about 8 years ago when a flock of hundreds turned up at North Camp station in Hampshire. Every winter since then has been down right rubbish!
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th January 2020, 15:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Is it this video by any...

Is it this video by any chance?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gb7e2cfgrPg

I think a distinction does need to be drawn use of flash as the primary light at night and as a fill-in source during the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 12th July 2019, 10:12
Replies: 4,188
Views: 748,423
Posted By Telephoto Paul
A Ring ouzel has just broken my year and a half...

A Ring ouzel has just broken my year and a half dry spell.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th May 2019, 21:53
Replies: 4,188
Views: 748,423
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Blue Jay. Looking through some old holiday...

Blue Jay. Looking through some old holiday photos I realised I saw and photographed one in 2003 but had never included it on my life list!
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 18th March 2019, 20:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Heads up that this has made it to the...

Heads up that this has made it to the Beeb.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000388y
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 9th March 2019, 10:04
Replies: 32
Views: 1,748
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The 2019 reporting rate for LOs on BirdTrack is...

The 2019 reporting rate for LOs on BirdTrack is about half the historical trend, down from about 1.5% of complete lists to around 0.75%. 2013-2016 seems fairly stables, it's the last two years when...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th February 2019, 09:11
Replies: 772
Views: 42,929
Posted By Telephoto Paul
For various reasons I've only recently started...

For various reasons I've only recently started feeding the birds in the garden. It doesn't help that I'm a mid terrace and there's a general lack of cover for birds. I frequently get to watch red...
Forum: Canon Sunday 27th January 2019, 07:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It's a prime telephoto rather than a zoom...

It's a prime telephoto rather than a zoom telephoto, but one option which I'll mention for completeness is the Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L. It's an old design but by all accounts they're optically good,...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 25th January 2019, 19:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,357
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Of course sometime you want subject motion blur...

Of course sometime you want subject motion blur (for artistic reasons / to convey action) while not having the background suffering from camera shake blur. This is a situation where IS came make the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 31st December 2018, 11:06
Replies: 0
Views: 1,264
Posted By Telephoto Paul
[BBC2] Cities : Nature's New Wild

First of three episodes shown last night on BBC Two. Glosses over the damage caused by urbanisation by over-egging some success stories, but nevertheless, a really interesting mix of wildlife shown....
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st December 2018, 08:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,745
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There's one that's been on the run for a long...

There's one that's been on the run for a long time near RAF Odiham. It escaped in 2012 and made the papers in 2014. There's been more recent references on twitter so I believe it's still about.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 17th October 2018, 19:59
Replies: 42
Views: 4,283
Posted By Telephoto Paul
You can fail to be charmed by those flying...

You can fail to be charmed by those flying squirrels?
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 5th October 2018, 14:42
Replies: 402
Views: 83,703
Posted By Telephoto Paul
This English monograph on the Stellar's Sea Eagle...

This English monograph on the Stellar's Sea Eagle taken from Russian literature looks interesting. Seeing them in Hokkaido during the winter is high up on my bucket...
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