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Forum: Meopta Today, 11:45
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By PYRTLE
No, just joining in the debate and expressing my...

No, just joining in the debate and expressing my thoughts as a member, ta. I try to be a kind and thoughtful chap. You forgot the question mark at the end Andy, if indeed it was a question.

Regards,...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Today, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By PYRTLE
Magpie swoops on cyclist

https://news.sky.com/story/cyclist-dies-after-swerving-to-avoid-swooping-magpie-in-australia-11811172
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 09:38
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes I agree, back to the drawing board again.

Yes I agree, back to the drawing board again.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 09:11
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, the Collins is the default guide. Enjoy your...

Yes, the Collins is the default guide. Enjoy your new interest.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By PYRTLE
A Common Buzzard, showing some characteristics of...

A Common Buzzard, showing some characteristics of Eastern subspecies. A very variable bird in colours and plumage patterns.

Do you have a Field or Photo guide to the birds of Britain and Europe?
Forum: Minox Today, 08:43
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By PYRTLE
Why? Are you not happy with the Minox that you've...

Why? Are you not happy with the Minox that you've bought, just enjoy them and forget the rest of the hundreds of models out there. As you said, you'll go crazy worrying needlessly about scientific...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Today, 08:25
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By PYRTLE
Why ? It's an optic that did not live up to...

Why ? It's an optic that did not live up to expectations when launched. Probably been discussed at great length on many occasions. Good luck.
Forum: Information Wanted Yesterday, 19:50
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By PYRTLE
My understanding for UK birds is Common and...

My understanding for UK birds is Common and Carrion are the same species. Hooded and Carrion are very very similar. Smaller members of this family are the Jackdaw, Jay and Magpie.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:36
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By PYRTLE
Agree to Tree Pipit for the second image, the...

Agree to Tree Pipit for the second image, the first head on photo threw me a bit - thought it looked like something else completely.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 17:56
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By PYRTLE
Perhaps a strange question, are the images of the...

Perhaps a strange question, are the images of the same bird?
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 17:31
Replies: 773
Views: 119,311
Posted By PYRTLE
A Hind / Mil gunship, which one I'm not...

A Hind / Mil gunship, which one I'm not sure.

Mil 24 according to t'internet.
Forum: Meopta Yesterday, 15:32
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By PYRTLE
That's fine and I do appreciate your honesty,...

That's fine and I do appreciate your honesty, good luck with selecting your new pair of binos.

P
Forum: Meopta Yesterday, 14:56
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By PYRTLE
1. Please don't hunt unless it is to feed you or...

1. Please don't hunt unless it is to feed you or your family.

2. I agree that the older Meopta binos are solidly built and will offer a rugged optic with a good image. Check it over for coating...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th September 2019, 19:39
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By PYRTLE
A Guillemot

A Guillemot
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th September 2019, 16:31
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By PYRTLE
How many have died, you say " a lot in your front...

How many have died, you say " a lot in your front yard" then "two of unknown causes by your house".

What total numbers of dead House Sparrows have you found so far?

Just feed good quality food,...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 14th September 2019, 11:20
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, it has been filmed. Try researching the most...

Yes, it has been filmed. Try researching the most popular sites eg YouTube.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ol4rbYPYQc
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 14th September 2019, 10:21
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By PYRTLE
Not at all Tom, just thought a heads up may be of...

Not at all Tom, just thought a heads up may be of interest and personally chuffed that they've found a good home where they will be used and appreciated. They did look to be in excellent condition....
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 14th September 2019, 07:55
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By PYRTLE
Slightly green with envy, always fancied a pair...

Slightly green with envy, always fancied a pair but will stick with my black FL 8x32.
Congrats and hope you enjoy them Tom.

Pat
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th September 2019, 18:39
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By PYRTLE
I agree with James about the earlier generation...

I agree with James about the earlier generation of Elites being a superior binocular to the later contoured model with twist up / down eyecups. If the price was favourable and budget limited then...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th September 2019, 11:37
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By PYRTLE
I think that is what andyb39 was alluding to, so...

I think that is what andyb39 was alluding to, so as to rule out an Iduna, I may be wrong. Agree it is probably an Upcher's.
Forum: Kowa Thursday 12th September 2019, 17:02
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By PYRTLE
You have to have contributed more posts and...

You have to have contributed more posts and perhaps write something else, in English may help.
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 12th September 2019, 14:56
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By PYRTLE
Not sure I would use those for that purpose,...

Not sure I would use those for that purpose, rather a close focusing lighter 8 x 32 as they zip about.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 12:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By PYRTLE
A Male for sure and given the date, most likely a...

A Male for sure and given the date, most likely a second calendar bird.
Forum: Migration Thursday 12th September 2019, 11:31
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By PYRTLE
The pattern of missing feathers seem to be...

The pattern of missing feathers seem to be identical on both wings and also the tail, my initial thought then being this is due to an active moult by the bird. Unusual to see this whilst on its...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th September 2019, 10:18
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By PYRTLE
Haven't you posted the right hand image before...

Haven't you posted the right hand image before Ken, resulted in some strange thoughts if I recall..?...White - throated Robin lookalikey.
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