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Forum: Binoculars Today, 09:43
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Welcome to birdforum, hopefully you will find...

Welcome to birdforum, hopefully you will find some good information on here.

I'm afraid I can't advise on either the hawke or nikon binoculars as I haven't used them, but broadly speaking, both...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 16th June 2019, 15:02
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I'd agree with Andy, nice photos too.

I'd agree with Andy, nice photos too.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 15th June 2019, 07:21
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I originally wrote antshrike eather than antwren,...

I originally wrote antshrike eather than antwren, but thought the bill was too fine so changed my mind. I agree with Motmot though, western slaty antshrike.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 14th June 2019, 21:36
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Look like female Ring-necked ducks to me.

Look like female Ring-necked ducks to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 14th June 2019, 21:23
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Looks a bit like Slaty antwren (from memory) with...

Looks a bit like Slaty antwren (from memory) with a bill deformity but I haven't got my books to hand...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 12th June 2019, 20:47
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi Nick - have you tried mounting the Kowa...

Hi Nick - have you tried mounting the Kowa directly in without using the QRP? That will 1) reduce any vibrations and 2) any risk of the QRP and/or thread coming loose. When I used to have a 65mm SW I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th June 2019, 20:28
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi Mike, as per your thread 5/6/19 these are...

Hi Mike, as per your thread 5/6/19 these are moreletti. It is an endemic subspecies, but not species.
Forum: Kowa Sunday 9th June 2019, 18:40
Replies: 45
Views: 1,621
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Good choice, the foot of the scope will fit...

Good choice, the foot of the scope will fit straight into the head and there is a safety lock on there. It should fit straight onto the tripod without any issue, but the screw can be reversed if...
Forum: Kowa Saturday 8th June 2019, 17:50
Replies: 45
Views: 1,621
Posted By dwatsonbirder
As others have said, you'll definitely want a...

As others have said, you'll definitely want a sturdy mount for your scope - the sherpa is a workhorse, but there are much better tripods for not much more. I wouldn't discount a deal on used tripods,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th June 2019, 17:24
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By dwatsonbirder
It's a well marked female Mallard.

It's a well marked female Mallard.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th June 2019, 17:23
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Palm and burnished buff tanager

Palm and burnished buff tanager
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 8th June 2019, 16:12
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Wood warbler, Meadow pipit, Common Buzzard,...

Wood warbler, Meadow pipit, Common Buzzard, Chiffchaff/Willow warbler
Forum: Scotland Friday 7th June 2019, 21:22
Replies: 527
Views: 76,328
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Very welcome, I always enjoy your posts.

Very welcome, I always enjoy your posts.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th June 2019, 20:12
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Looks like a Willow warbler

Looks like a Willow warbler
Forum: Scotland Friday 7th June 2019, 06:15
Replies: 527
Views: 76,328
Posted By dwatsonbirder
That's a great record, looks like an adult...

That's a great record, looks like an adult female. Also your cormorant on the 5/6 doesn't look quite right - the brownish plumage looks a better fit for shag - any more images?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 5th June 2019, 19:06
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Why isn't it a female Mandarin? The white orbital...

Why isn't it a female Mandarin? The white orbital ring doesn't look extensive enough for Wood duck.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 3rd June 2019, 21:26
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I've no affiliation with the seller, but this...

I've no affiliation with the seller, but this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Nikon-ED-IIIA-Birders-Telescope/173922406879?hash=item287e9551df:g:SdQAAOSwRlZc9XEc&frcectupt=true) appears to be a screaming...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd June 2019, 18:25
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Looks like a white cheeked pintail. Where these...

Looks like a white cheeked pintail. Where these part of a collection by any chance?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd June 2019, 08:39
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Chaffinch (moreletti), Grey wagtail, not sure you...

Chaffinch (moreletti), Grey wagtail, not sure you will get an ID but possibly a phyllosc, Common waxbill. I'm not sure if you already have a copy, but I would strongly recommend Collins bird guide as...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 2nd June 2019, 08:06
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi Aladdin, I agree; Grey headed (thunbergi) and...

Hi Aladdin, I agree; Grey headed (thunbergi) and Blue headed (flava) wagtails.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 30th May 2019, 06:28
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Nice adult Audouin's gull

Nice adult Audouin's gull
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th May 2019, 20:07
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By dwatsonbirder
I'm getting an Eastern olivaceous warbler vibe

I'm getting an Eastern olivaceous warbler vibe
Forum: India Wednesday 29th May 2019, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi, it is an adult male Montague's harrier, but I...

Hi, it is an adult male Montague's harrier, but I can't offer any comment on its status in Rajasthan.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 26th May 2019, 20:58
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By dwatsonbirder
A rather rufous toned Black kite milvus migrans....

A rather rufous toned Black kite milvus migrans. Excellent photo btw!
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 25th May 2019, 09:50
Replies: 25,904
Views: 7,459,006
Posted By dwatsonbirder
Hi Ron, it's a newly created complex of pools to...

Hi Ron, it's a newly created complex of pools to the east of Wells at approximately TF 93188 43329. If you look on google maps, you can see the waterbodies on the aerial photography...
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