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Forum: Vietnam Friday 7th December 2018, 11:33
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By MK90
Thank you glennmanc, very helpful.

Thank you glennmanc, very helpful.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 29th November 2018, 08:53
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By MK90
As mentioned, the WaxwingsUK twitter account is a...

As mentioned, the WaxwingsUK twitter account is a good place to check - https://twitter.com/WaxwingsUK

Seems they are coming over the border into Northern England, albeit slowly
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 19th October 2018, 08:33
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By MK90
Non-Territorial Robins

I have always thought (European) Robins to be territorial birds, especially as the weather gets cooler. But over the past couple of weeks i have had three birds living in my garden who dont seemed...
Forum: Vietnam Friday 5th October 2018, 12:27
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By MK90
Birding around Hoi An

I will be visiting Vietnam in early April next year. I'll be going with my girlfriend who isn't a birder and therefore it isn't strictly a birding trip. However, we have factored in a couple of days...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 20th August 2018, 12:53
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By MK90
It was 210 per person. More info can be found...

It was 210 per person.

More info can be found here: http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/offers/mini-cruises/whale-dolphin-cruise
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th August 2018, 11:27
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By MK90
Being on the ORCA trip gives you the benefits of...

Being on the ORCA trip gives you the benefits of having the upper deck to yourselves and a group of spotters to point out things that you may otherwise have missed. However, you could definitely do...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 17th August 2018, 15:41
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By MK90
Yes, my mistake, it was Bluefin

Yes, my mistake, it was Bluefin
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 17th August 2018, 15:13
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By MK90
Bay of Biscay Sea Safari with ORCA and Brittany Ferries - Aug '18

Yesterday I returned home from a three day Sea Safari cruise from Portsmouth to Santander and back to Plymouth with ORCA and Brittany Ferries. In planning this trip I read several trip reports from...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th August 2018, 10:39
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By MK90
Australian parakeet

A friend of mine is visiting Australia and has sent me thia picture to identify. Any ideas?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th July 2018, 13:10
Replies: 58
Views: 2,734
Posted By MK90
That's an issue i wish i had!

That's an issue i wish i had!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd July 2018, 11:35
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By MK90
Recently, while out for a meal, one of our...

Recently, while out for a meal, one of our friends declared their love of avocados. My OH said "you're like a resplendent quetzal" then quickly blushed when she realised this wasn't a normal...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 6th June 2018, 08:50
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By MK90
Sounds like a good trip. It's nice to see a...

Sounds like a good trip. It's nice to see a report for Menorca - I went a couple of years ago and really struggled to find any information. It seems like a seriously under-birded place with most...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st June 2018, 08:10
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By MK90
Country listing on pelagics

Like many birders I keep country lists, adding to these when I re-visit these countries. This summer I will be going on a pelagic trip from Portsmouth to Santander and was wondering how country...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 24th May 2018, 08:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By MK90
I click on Download Histogram Data and it...

I click on Download Histogram Data and it automatically downloads it as a .txt file. However, i have managed to convert that into an excel file now. It's a little more long winded but at least i have...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 13:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By MK90
This issue has raised it's head again. When i go...

This issue has raised it's head again. When i go to export the data from eBird I'm not given the option to open with excel and instead it just downloads as a useless encoded (.txt) file.

Has anybody...
Forum: Sea Watch Wednesday 16th May 2018, 09:21
Replies: 0
Views: 2,707
Posted By MK90
Cornwall Seawatching in May

I will be down in Cornwall for May bank holiday weekend (24th-29th), staying around the Lizard. I've never tried seawatching before but thought i'd give it a try while I was down there. What would i...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 15th May 2018, 08:32
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By MK90
Goshawk kill?

Over the weekend i was walking through a woodland in East Sussex and came across this kill. I was hoping someone could shed some light of what the prey and predator may have been.

You can see a line...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 14th May 2018, 11:07
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By MK90
I realise that these two combos may be too heavy...

I realise that these two combos may be too heavy at around 2kg.

The Benro TSL08CN00 carbon fibre tripod weighs in at a lot less - 1kg. However, I am 6'1" so the 146cm max height could be a little...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 14th May 2018, 10:09
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By MK90
Tripod and head combo for ED50

I bought a Nikon ED50 last month as my first scope. Ive been using it as a handheld since then but am now looking for a tripod for it. I'd want this to be lightweight so it doesn't negate the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 16th March 2018, 08:19
Replies: 31
Views: 1,942
Posted By MK90
I have definitely noticed this around my area and...

I have definitely noticed this around my area and local patch in North London. Every morning on my walk to the station I see or hear several birds when I never used to encounter them. I also counted...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 6th January 2018, 12:56
Replies: 150
Views: 19,609
Posted By MK90
A trip to South West London and a crepuscular...

A trip to South West London and a crepuscular walk around Richmond Park should take care of the Parakeets and the Little Owl for you. The Parakeets will be coming into roost as the Little Owls are...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 3rd July 2017, 20:27
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By MK90
Moth ID please?

Im growing a 'wildflower meadow' in a large tub on my balcony and recently found several of these moths in amongst the foliage. Can anyone tell me what species this is?

Apologies if this is really...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 1st May 2017, 13:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By MK90
Thanks for your reply SanAngelo. Now you mention...

Thanks for your reply SanAngelo. Now you mention it, i do remember this pop-up box appearing when i've tried to do this in the past. I'm just now getting that option at the moment.

I will attempt...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 1st May 2017, 13:35
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By MK90
Yucatan Peninsular, April '17

I have just returned from week in the Yucatan Peninsular. This was not strictly a birding trip as I was here with my girlfriend. That being said, I did manage to squeeze in an hour or so everyday, as...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 1st May 2017, 11:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By MK90
eBird Spreadsheets?

I used to be able to downloads the bar charts from ebird into an Excel spreadsheet. However, when I now click 'Download Histogram Data' I get a encoded (.txt) file.

Does anyone know if you can still...
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