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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 18:04
Replies: 4
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Posted By wolfbirder
Fantastic photos Tom.

Fantastic photos Tom.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 22nd October 2020, 12:18
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
It was the only way i could adequately express...

It was the only way i could adequately express how I reacted Dave (:-.

Actually, I want to feel that way, it's why I get a buzz from birding. Very similar to my beloved Wolves scoring a goal....
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 22nd October 2020, 12:12
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
I attach 3 wonderfully atmospheric photos plus 1...

I attach 3 wonderfully atmospheric photos plus 1 of the bird from: -

www.lundybirds.blogspot.com

I have permission to use any photos from the fantastic blog - so there are 3 beautiful atmospheric...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 21st October 2020, 09:19
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
Cheers Mike. Much appreciated. Wow if I had seen...

Cheers Mike. Much appreciated.

Wow if I had seen it fully naked like that I would have been even more thrilled. They are simply beautful birds & one day I hope to see the upperparts of a White's...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 20th October 2020, 11:10
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
That's great to hear Merlin, and yes they still...

That's great to hear Merlin, and yes they still sell Puffin memorabelia in the shop.

I really enjoyed the place, admittedly I was only there for a twitch, but I also felt it was a fantastic...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 20th October 2020, 06:04
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
Many thanks Larry, got to have a light-hearted...

Many thanks Larry, got to have a light-hearted look at things haven't ya!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 19th October 2020, 08:42
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By wolfbirder
Don't feel it looks especially pale, to my eyes...

Don't feel it looks especially pale, to my eyes at least.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 19th October 2020, 08:24
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By wolfbirder
Have you prioritised your target birds this autumn?

A question for fellow filthy UK twitchers really..............

I feel its a been a great autumn, certainly on the mainland. Shetland has produced some real goodies notably Tenessee and Blackpoll...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 19th October 2020, 07:51
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
John, Jon, Deb, very kind words, all mean a lot...

John, Jon, Deb, very kind words, all mean a lot to me..............thank you.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:43
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
Overly kind words as usual Chris. It was...

Overly kind words as usual Chris. It was defintely an experience I will cherish.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 18th October 2020, 11:14
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
Appreciated, many thanks Dan.

Appreciated, many thanks Dan.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 18th October 2020, 10:26
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
Ha, indeed Richard, many thanks mate:t: Just a...

Ha, indeed Richard, many thanks mate:t:

Just a couple more photos to finish with.............

1) Gas lighting in Tibbetts living room.
2) Should I enter or not? Long-horned cattle on the way to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 18th October 2020, 08:24
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By wolfbirder
Lundy Island, Devon 13/10/20 - 15/10/20

A short trip to Lundy Island was made at short notice, due to the presence of a near mythical bird for me, a White's Thrush. I had fallen in love with the mottled plumage of this species, having seen...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 07:41
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By wolfbirder
Many thanks Deb, I wasn't sure how rapidly the...

Many thanks Deb, I wasn't sure how rapidly the blue in the upperparts evolved with males, and also most females I look at images of, have very indistinct superciliums.

But thank you, those examples...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th October 2020, 00:34
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By wolfbirder
Scottish 1stW Siberian Thrush -male or female?

Taken from the excellent 'Wild Crail' site below, the photo of the current bird at Crail shows just how prominant and obvious the supercilium is. I can find little literature about juveniles, but...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Thursday 1st October 2020, 20:00
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By wolfbirder
You not gone for it Paul?

You not gone for it Paul?
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 25th September 2020, 09:35
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
AMENDED WEIGHT AS POINTED OUT TOP FIGURES...

AMENDED WEIGHT AS POINTED OUT TOP FIGURES INCORRECT: -

Manfrotto 055 CX03 carbon fibre tripod 2kg
Manfrotto RC128 pan head 0.9kg
Kowa 883 Scope 1.5kg
Total 4.4kg

Velbon Sherpa 200R tripod with...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 25th September 2020, 08:24
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
MBB, Joachim, Bill, Richard - thank you once...

MBB, Joachim, Bill, Richard - thank you once again. All good stuff. Really helpful.

I await my mule pack delivery and will see if that makes a difference.
I need a replacement Velbon Sherpa for my...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 18:14
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Appreciate your thoughts John. I previously used...

Appreciate your thoughts John.

I previously used a Velbon Sherpa 200LR with my old scope (same weight - an Opticron ES80), and had no issues with it except the leg broke after 3 years. And.......it...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 16:47
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Do you mind me asking what Tripod you use Jim? I...

Do you mind me asking what Tripod you use Jim?

I hope to get to In-Focus at the weekend either to look at another Velbon Sherpa 200LR with PH157Q, or the 2nd-hand Velbon GEO E630, or even perhaps...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 13:35
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Thank you very much, I might give them a ring and...

Thank you very much, I might give them a ring and go and see that - you are right, its not too far.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 08:13
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Thank you MBB, very much. Yes I need to consider...

Thank you MBB, very much.
Yes I need to consider a 'mule pack' I know they aren't too much.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 08:10
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Done some weight comparisons of various...

Done some weight comparisons of various combinations: -

Manfrotto 055 carbon fibre tripod 3.49kg
Manfrotto RC128 pan head 0.9kg
Kowa 883 Scope 1.5kg
Total 6kg

Velbon Sherpa 200R tripod with PH157Q...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 19:58
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Thank you very much Andrew, food for...

Thank you very much Andrew, food for thought.

Much appreciated too.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 19:51
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By wolfbirder
Appreciate your thoughts folks. I had a Velbon...

Appreciate your thoughts folks.

I had a Velbon Sherpa tripod that actually was very good, and lasted 2-3 years before something broke, but at around 100, I think they are very good. But very light...
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