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Forum: Information Wanted Friday 14th December 2018, 14:11
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Mono
The much anticipated and much delayed "cut down...

The much anticipated and much delayed "cut down Collins" is another possibility. This is a version of the seminal Collins Bird Guide but only covering Britain. Its first planned publication date was...
Forum: Watches in the Field Thursday 13th December 2018, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By Mono
I went through two Suunto Vectors, the...

I went through two Suunto Vectors, the electronics were wonderful. One was lost when the strap broke and it fell off whilst climbing and one died through salt water ingress whilst sailing. But they...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 2nd December 2018, 16:37
Replies: 1,434
Views: 88,965
Posted By Mono
Once again 2+2 = 10 billion! Apollo Fusion is a...

Once again 2+2 = 10 billion!

Apollo Fusion is a start up employing 20 people; it hasn't flown even one of its thrusters into space; it hasn't got a contract from anyone to use its thrusters; it...
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps - CCTV Systems Tuesday 27th November 2018, 13:49
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Mono
You can use a normal USB webcam but as you say it...

You can use a normal USB webcam but as you say it would need to be waterproof or in a waterproof housing. The second issue would be that USB is optimised for shortrange, 5m is the maximum, lower for...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 23rd November 2018, 12:50
Replies: 34
Views: 1,320
Posted By Mono
It wasn't really a hoax, it was a student...

It wasn't really a hoax, it was a student animation project that escaped into the wild


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/child-snatching-eagle-video-created-as-student-project-1.1268125
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 19th November 2018, 12:55
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Mono
Onesafe is not a Microsoft product. As said above...

Onesafe is not a Microsoft product. As said above it is one of the many fake "anti-virus" products, the best they do is ask you to pay for the removal of non existing problems the worst they can do...
Forum: New York Friday 2nd November 2018, 15:59
Replies: 639
Views: 122,492
Posted By Mono
The duck fame has...

The duck fame has spread!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-46070419
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th October 2018, 11:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mono
The main drop in RSPB funding has been in...

The main drop in RSPB funding has been in legacies and the nebulous "other income". So they should be after the old!

They still made a surplus and net assets went up by more than 10%.
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps - CCTV Systems Thursday 25th October 2018, 11:32
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Mono
You need to look at security cameras. The market...

You need to look at security cameras. The market is much much bigger than the wildlife market and thus lots more options.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 25th October 2018, 10:06
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Mono
PNG is not the best format for continuous tone...

PNG is not the best format for continuous tone images, it generates much larger files. It is great for graphics with text or boxes as it preserves the sharp edges, jpg does not. If you want a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 23rd October 2018, 22:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mono
According to its 17-18 annual report the RSPB has...

According to its 17-18 annual report the RSPB has 14 weeks of free reserves. This is well within charity guidelines.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 22nd October 2018, 22:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mono
In all sectors of the UK economy the trend is to...

In all sectors of the UK economy the trend is to have less staff and do more of your work with the use of sub-contractors. Staff leave and you replace their efforts without replacing them. Charities...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 30th September 2018, 15:43
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Mono
It is a few miles away from Leighton...

It is a few miles away from Leighton Moss.

https://www.pure-leisure.co.uk/parks/lake-district/fell-end/nature-reserve/
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 25th September 2018, 19:22
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Mono
Most mini projectors are designed for very short...

Most mini projectors are designed for very short range, across a desk in business meetings. They don't have the brightness to do a village hall slideshow. Lots of meeting room systems are moving away...
Forum: Technique Tuesday 25th September 2018, 12:44
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Mono
You don't want to remove the profile from the...

You don't want to remove the profile from the image. Most desktop web browsers can now read ICC profiles and will display accordingly, but it there is no profile attached then they will assume it is...
Forum: Technique Sunday 23rd September 2018, 19:04
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Mono
What profiles are you using? Do you convert you...

What profiles are you using? Do you convert you PSDs to sRGB before saving to jpeg?
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 19th September 2018, 08:33
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Mono
Had a play around on Android and it is what I...

Had a play around on Android and it is what I diagnosed. The site detects the use of a mobile and redirects you to a mobile optimised version. Unfortunately that mobile version doesn't exist!

In...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 18th September 2018, 13:08
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Mono
The desktop site https://suffolkbirding.webs.com/...

The desktop site https://suffolkbirding.webs.com/ seems to work the mobile site does not.

You don't say what browser you are using on your phone but somewhere in the settings you will be able to...
Forum: Conservation Friday 14th September 2018, 12:02
Replies: 1,434
Views: 88,965
Posted By Mono
The current scores are...

The current scores are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th September 2018, 20:12
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Mono
Ravens are common in the Lakes. If it looked like...

Ravens are common in the Lakes. If it looked like a Raven it probably was!
Forum: Conservation Thursday 6th September 2018, 21:04
Replies: 1,434
Views: 88,965
Posted By Mono
ta ta

ta ta
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 6th September 2018, 14:56
Replies: 42
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mono
Have been looking for other such lists and found...

Have been looking for other such lists and found this one from 2016 Birdwatching Magazine.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Friday 31st August 2018, 21:31
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Mono
Can't speak for Lightroom but in Photoshop (I am...

Can't speak for Lightroom but in Photoshop (I am using CS5) the first thing you need to do load all the different pictures into layers of a new image. There is a tool in Bridge to do this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 31st August 2018, 15:06
Replies: 42
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mono
I didn't mean to hung up the concept of native....

I didn't mean to hung up the concept of native. The "how many angels can sit on the head of a pin" arguments around the British List can be frankly comical. The word regular is a much better one. The...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 30th August 2018, 23:42
Replies: 42
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mono
Year listing "British" birds

When it comes to year listing in Britain the building of a big list seems to be mainly down to ticking off the vagrants and blow ins. With dedication and a RBA subscription one can gather a bird list...
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