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Forum: Derbyshire Wednesday 23rd November 2016, 12:35
Replies: 5,810
Views: 1,055,172
Posted By CJF
Dave, First thank you for referring me to the...

Dave,

First thank you for referring me to the CBC Website and your initiative on Carsington. I will definitely give it a go. As for what I'm after? With my wife and daughter planning the week's...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 01:16
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
Yes to both of your points. I have to say it was...

Yes to both of your points. I have to say it was a bit of a challenge with some of the new birds. Especially so well hidden in the reeds at Dongstan. I definitely need to do more studying before my...
Forum: Derbyshire Sunday 20th November 2016, 21:34
Replies: 5,810
Views: 1,055,172
Posted By CJF
Hi, Spending a few days the week before...

Hi,

Spending a few days the week before Christmas outside London. One or two days in the Peak District and a few days in Oxfordshire area.

Would welcome suggestions for some birding.

Best

CJF
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 20th November 2016, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
Thanks all for the advice. I ended up spending...

Thanks all for the advice. I ended up spending the weekend in Shanghai. It was a poor air quality week in Beijing. I also spent a day each in Changchun and Tangshan.

I spent an afternoon at the...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Thursday 3rd November 2016, 00:17
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
You have been most helpful. I am now more...

You have been most helpful. I am now more amenable to the 15 hour flight and business meetings knowing that birding awaits.

Best

CJF
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 30th October 2016, 23:28
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
Based on Bird Forum threads I purchased Mark...

Based on Bird Forum threads I purchased Mark Brazil's book and Birds of China, Southeast China including Shanghai. This is. My fourth visit but first where I will have time to do some...
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Sunday 30th October 2016, 23:04
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
My office is setting up a visit to Chongming...

My office is setting up a visit to Chongming Island outside Shanghai and Dongtan and Xisha Wetlands. Does that fit with your recommendation(s)?
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 29th October 2016, 16:02
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
Thank you. I'm going thru the sites and...

Thank you. I'm going thru the sites and parks/reservoirs now.
Forum: China (including Hong Kong & Macau) Saturday 29th October 2016, 13:03
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By CJF
Free Weekend - Beijing or Shanghai?

I will be in China on business the second week in November with a free weekend between the two cities. Looking for advice which City to spend the weekend in with better opportunity for birding at...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 20th August 2015, 01:51
Replies: 1
Views: 3,554
Posted By CJF
I had similar excellent warranty service with my...

I had similar excellent warranty service with my 8x42 Vipes. Eyecup was broken. Fast and excellent repai/cleaning. When I bought them the Dealer said their warranty couldn't be beat. He was right.
Forum: Barbados Tuesday 10th January 2012, 02:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By CJF
Barbados 2012

Okay it's been almost four years and I'm heading back for a quick 3 Day visit this weekend. Planing on hitting the Nature Sanctuary again. Anyone have any updates or thoughts since 2008?

Best

CJF
Forum: Florida Wednesday 19th January 2011, 00:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By CJF
I won't bore everyone with my bird list but...

I won't bore everyone with my bird list but Merritt Island was outstanding ESP given my time constraints. Spent 2 1/2 hours and saw 23 species. Highly rec to see wading birds and easy...
Forum: Florida Tuesday 11th January 2011, 21:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By CJF
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll be looking at...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll be looking at the maps and Florida Birding trail next couple of days for options. Your ideas look good and are appreciated.

CJF
Forum: Florida Tuesday 11th January 2011, 03:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By CJF
I will have car. Hour or so drive is okay. Is...

I will have car. Hour or so drive is okay. Is Merritt Island open? Species are secondary to just getting out and birding? I'm coming from NY where another 10 inches of snow is expected so I'm...
Forum: Florida Tuesday 11th January 2011, 03:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By CJF
Ouch. Thanks for the info. Any suggestions? ...

Ouch. Thanks for the info. Any suggestions? Otherwise it's Universal Park for me.
Forum: Florida Tuesday 11th January 2011, 02:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By CJF
Orlando this Weekend 1/15/11

I'm Going to be in Orlando this weekend with a little time to bird. Other than Orlando Wetlands Park any other ideas?

Thanks CJF
Forum: New York Sunday 1st August 2010, 22:25
Replies: 7
Views: 5,924
Posted By CJF
Just came across your post. There are def....

Just came across your post. There are def. Pileateds in Westchester & Putnam. Not too far from you (Mahopac,NY) is Teatown Reservation. Try your luck there.

Regards, CJF
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 24th January 2010, 22:28
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By CJF
Thanks. Although as a present to Mom perhaps I...

Thanks. Although as a present to Mom perhaps I can find a different "wrapper".
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Saturday 23rd January 2010, 23:11
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By CJF
Radio Transmitter for Bird Feeder

Several Years Ago (+5) I had an outdoor (encased) microphone that transmitted sounds at the feeder to an FM Radio. I wanted to get someone one as a gift but can't seem to locate. Do any companies...
Forum: New York Saturday 24th October 2009, 18:01
Replies: 0
Views: 2,185
Posted By CJF
Jamaica Bay Refuge 10/25

Was thinking of going tomorrow morning 10/25. Anyone been there this week? Activity?

Thanks, CJF
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 4th February 2009, 23:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By CJF
Appreciate the reply. I think I'll experiment...

Appreciate the reply. I think I'll experiment first with a point and click. Then consider adding an adapter & DS Lens.

CJF
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 1st February 2009, 20:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By CJF
Here are two pictures from a backyard in NJ. It...

Here are two pictures from a backyard in NJ. It appears to be a Sharp-Shin but what's throwing me off is the white specs on the back.
Forum: Sea Watch Thursday 29th January 2009, 03:04
Replies: 41
Views: 9,741
Posted By CJF
I'm right with you guys. I have an 60mm...

I'm right with you guys. I have an 60mm Fieldscope with a 20x-60x zoom and a wide 30x. When the bird(s) is in the distance a bit and I can't ID, I struggle for something in between i.e....
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 15th January 2009, 01:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By CJF
Thanks Rick. I was guessing the 24x. In any...

Thanks Rick. I was guessing the 24x. In any case you've saved me some money.

I had to laugh at the "screw" comment. I have two eyepieces and I'm loathe to change when birding just for that...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 15th January 2009, 01:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By CJF
horukuru, Thanks for the link. The chart and...

horukuru,

Thanks for the link. The chart and other pages are pretty clear.

I presume there are other threads that debate the merits of a 24x or 40x Wide DS eyepiece with a 60mm scope.

I'll search...
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