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Forum: Panasonic Friday 20th April 2018, 01:21
Replies: 125
Views: 19,512
Posted By rka
Most of the recent pictures in my gallery are...

Most of the recent pictures in my gallery are with the G9.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 23:03
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By rka
Could it be a Forest Elaenia?

Could it be a Forest Elaenia?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 22:42
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By rka
Warbler to ID - Trinidad

Another warbler from Gran Couva (lowland forest) in Trinidad.

Any ideas?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 26th March 2018, 03:16
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By rka
Warbler (I think) ID - Trinidad

Took photo at edge of forested area >1500 ft high.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th March 2018, 23:09
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By rka
I see the bird similarly. In particular: 1....

I see the bird similarly.

In particular:

1. Tail feathers cinnamon
2. Wing tips darker brown
3. Definitely brown area above the rump
4. Lighter brown area to the sides
5. To my eye, the head...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th March 2018, 16:36
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By rka
A slightly larger pic.

A slightly larger pic.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th March 2018, 16:34
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By rka
Which Bright-rumped Attila morph? - Trinidad

Posted a while ago but no definite responses. Here again with the plate from my guide.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th March 2018, 10:15
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By rka
Could be. I found a few pictures with the dark...

Could be. I found a few pictures with the dark curved stripe from the base of the beak though not as pronounced as our...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th March 2018, 10:02
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By rka
Here is a short video of the same bird. Also not...

Here is a short video of the same bird. Also not seeing a clear match in the guides.

https://youtu.be/OQ6hGYAfHvk
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Saturday 3rd March 2018, 19:08
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By rka
I think itís the first picture of the...

I think itís the first picture of the Ďflaviventrisí subspecies.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 3rd March 2018, 15:46
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By rka
Thought initially it was a Greenlet - Now not sure - Trinidad

The tail is odd and this bird was super hyperactive and stayed low in Cocoa trees. Most greenlets stay higher and not as active. Iíll post a video link later.
Forum: Photos of New Species for OPUS Saturday 3rd March 2018, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By rka
Male White-shouldered Tanager

Taken on 28th Feb 2018 in Gran Couva, Trinidad
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 1st March 2018, 09:47
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By rka
Thanks. Itís looking like different bird in pic...

Thanks.

Itís looking like different bird in pic 1 vs the next 2. For pic 1, I managed to extract some stills from the video attached. Iím thinking it could be a rufous-browed peppershrike.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th February 2018, 22:24
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By rka
Lowland Forest Bird ID - Trinidad

It’s the bird in the first 3 pics in the attached composite.

Also here is a link to a short video where it is also the first bird. In the pics and video, the legs look almost orange. In the video I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th February 2018, 21:39
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By rka
I thought Cerulean but was hesitant to say. Here...

I thought Cerulean but was hesitant to say. Here is a short video I took (slowed down).

https://youtu.be/__G-o28pq4c
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 28th February 2018, 20:38
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By rka
Warbler ID - Trinidad, Gran Couva

Not finding an easy match in the guide. Any help appreciated.
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 27th February 2018, 22:46
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
More AFS Testing today.

Tested for 3 hours with 1-Area AF, Custom AF and the 255 AF options. Also tested many options for customising Function buttons.

Findings:

1. Generally AFS keeper rate on static objects was > 80%...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 26th February 2018, 04:28
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
Birding Trip test

Tested for about 4 hours this morning using 1-Area AF (the second from smallest setting) and decided to stay with E-Shutter. The lighting was generally good and took pictures and short clips in well...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 26th February 2018, 04:13
Replies: 125
Views: 19,512
Posted By rka
More G9 with 100-400

Samples from yesterday.
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 24th February 2018, 22:44
Replies: 125
Views: 19,512
Posted By rka
G9 with 100-400

Boat-billed FC.
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 24th February 2018, 12:11
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
I tend to use AFS mostly in short bursts, force...

I tend to use AFS mostly in short bursts, force of habit. With the pinpoint mode, I tested on static objects also like leaves where the veins were clear etc. which should be easy territory for...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 24th February 2018, 00:12
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
I forgot to mention that my testing today was...

I forgot to mention that my testing today was with the Electronic Shutter only. On Sunday I will test with the Mechanical Shutter only.
Forum: Panasonic Friday 23rd February 2018, 23:48
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
More AF testing today and an ISO observation to check fully

Today I went to the forest edge experimenting in taking pictures in shaded areas with a lot of dried vines, small woody trees etc. I had taken a lot of bird pictures here in the past with my...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 23rd February 2018, 09:17
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
The only focus situation that worried me a bit...

The only focus situation that worried me a bit was a bird (tropical kingbird) on a wire (electrical braided power cable) with vegetation about 100ft in the background. Several times I tried to lock...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 22nd February 2018, 23:45
Replies: 104
Views: 7,364
Posted By rka
Yes and agree. Likely will set a button to toggle...

Yes and agree. Likely will set a button to toggle from Jpeg Only to RAW+Jpeg.
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