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Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Tuesday 1st May 2018, 13:54
Replies: 28
Views: 12,486
Posted By roxby
[QUOTE=DMW;3709269]Not claiming it's the best,...

[QUOTE=DMW;3709269]Not claiming it's the best, but I use an Aker speaker, which is impressively loud and clear, and the rechargeable battery seems to last forever (typically several weeks of fairly...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Monday 23rd April 2018, 10:03
Replies: 28
Views: 12,486
Posted By roxby
Hi All I know this thread is somewhat old but my...

Hi All

I know this thread is somewhat old but my old speaker has given up the ghost. Can anyone recommend a replacement to use for audio playback. One which is available in the UK, small and...
Forum: Mexico Saturday 28th October 2017, 17:40
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By roxby
El Triunfo access

Hi All
I wonder if anyone has any information on independent travel to El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve in Chiapas. I am looking to spend 3 days or so there but cannot find any information other than...
Forum: Thailand Wednesday 11th October 2017, 19:44
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By roxby
Rusty Naped Pitta

Hi All
I wonder if anyone has current information on a reliable site for Rusty Naped Pitta in North or central Thailand. Are there any hides where birds are currently viewable? Any recent info from...
Forum: India Sunday 11th December 2016, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,725
Posted By roxby
Bengal Florican

Hi All

I wonder can anyone help. My understanding is that Bengal Florican has been impossible to see in Kaziranga NP for the past few years. Is this still the case?

If so are there any sites which...
Forum: Japan Monday 14th November 2016, 10:25
Replies: 0
Views: 976
Posted By roxby
Fairy Pitta

Hi All
I wonder can anyone help. I am planning to be in Japan in May/June and wonder does anyone know of any reliable sites for Fairy Pitta. Recent reports would suggest that Mi-Ike is no longer...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 21st September 2015, 13:34
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By roxby
Hi James Very interesting information, thank...

Hi James

Very interesting information, thank you. How far in km's and travel time is Nam Kan from the Thai border? Also can you recommend a good area for Eared Pitta and is there accommodation on...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 2nd September 2015, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By roxby
Thanks all for posting replies to my initial...

Thanks all for posting replies to my initial mail. Sorry it has taken a while to respond but sometimes one is overtaken by life! Again many thanks

Malcolm:t:
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 4th August 2015, 18:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By roxby
Thai Pitta's

Hello All

I wonder if anyone has any recent information regarding 2 pitta species in Thailand, Eared and Rusty Naped. I read somewhere that Eared is no longer reliable at Khao Yai, is this the case?...
Forum: Russia Monday 26th January 2015, 11:08
Replies: 1
Views: 3,536
Posted By roxby
White Winged Lark

Hi

I wonder if anyone can provide details of where to find White Winged Lark in Russia, preferably as a side trip from the Trans Siberian Express route or as close to Lake Baikal as possible?

Many...
Forum: Hawaii Tuesday 11th November 2014, 11:15
Replies: 0
Views: 7,707
Posted By roxby
Site Guide

Hello all

I am having a great deal of trouble finding a copy of the Douglas H Pratt title
'Enjoying birds and other wildlife in Hawaii'

If anyone can point me in the direction of a copy in the UK...
Forum: California Thursday 6th November 2014, 09:50
Replies: 6
Views: 3,336
Posted By roxby
Sorry my initial post should have read...

Sorry my initial post should have read

Tricolored Blackbird

Any potential sites?

Many thanks
Forum: California Sunday 2nd November 2014, 16:42
Replies: 6
Views: 3,336
Posted By roxby
Smile Burd findin help in southern CA

Hi All

I have already received a good deal of help with certain target species in California. I wonder if anyone can help with reliable sites for the following species as close to LAX as possible or...
Forum: California Thursday 30th October 2014, 10:21
Replies: 9
Views: 3,641
Posted By roxby
Thanks so much to everyone who responded with...

Thanks so much to everyone who responded with useful advice, I really do apreciate it. I am now looking for sites as close to Los Angeles as possible for Mountain Quail and California...
Forum: Colorado Tuesday 28th October 2014, 09:04
Replies: 10
Views: 8,660
Posted By roxby
Hi Alan Thats pretty much what I had heard too....

Hi Alan

Thats pretty much what I had heard too. As I will be driving down to Tuscon I may hunt around for a site in New Mexico.

Thanks for replying

Cheers, malcolm
Forum: Colorado Tuesday 28th October 2014, 07:42
Replies: 10
Views: 8,660
Posted By roxby
Lesser Prairie Chicken

Hello all

I wonder if anyone can help. recent information leads me to believe that Lesser Prairie Chicken is now very difficult in Colorado, is this the case? Can anyone provide details for a...
Forum: California Monday 27th October 2014, 11:37
Replies: 9
Views: 3,641
Posted By roxby
Gnatcatcher

Hi

I wonder if anyone can help with reliable sites for California Gnatcatcher Near LA, I will be travelling up to Ventura so could also visit sites en route. Any help would be nuch apreciated, also...
Forum: Canada Wednesday 6th August 2014, 11:19
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By roxby
Evening Grosbeak

Hi everyone

I am planning a visit to Alberta/British Columbia in June 2015. One of my major targets is Evening Grosbeak, can anyone provide information on reliable sites for this species in June. Am...
Forum: Colorado Friday 7th December 2012, 16:37
Replies: 2
Views: 12,537
Posted By roxby
Smile Colorado Grousing!

Hi All

I wonder if anyone can help me? I'm planning to be in Colorado in early April 2013 to search for Grouse. Does anyone know the current situation for viewing Gunnison, Greater Sage, Sharp...
Forum: Arizona Wednesday 3rd October 2012, 19:25
Replies: 2
Views: 6,877
Posted By roxby
Red Faced Warbler

Hi Everyone

I'm planning a trip to Arizona in the spring, combining it with some grousing in Colorado first. I realise I probably have to be in Colorado before mid April to see the grouse,Ii will...
Forum: Mexico Tuesday 2nd October 2012, 18:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By roxby
Mexico safety

Hi All

I wonder if anyone can help/advise me? I have been to Mexico in the past and now fancy a return visit to the West, the usual birding circuit, and wondered if this is currently a safe option?...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th April 2012, 07:38
Replies: 13
Views: 11,132
Posted By roxby
Sorry my mistake I meant to was refer to depth...

Sorry my mistake I meant to was refer to depth not FOV, constant re-focusing may take a little getting used to, FOV is fine! Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th April 2012, 11:25
Replies: 13
Views: 11,132
Posted By roxby
Hi All Zeiss arrived safely and was able to try...

Hi All

Zeiss arrived safely and was able to try them last night, birding until almost dark. I had my Swarovski 10x42 EL to use for comparison. To my eyes the Zeiss are as bright as the Swaros there...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 9th April 2012, 14:49
Replies: 13
Views: 11,132
Posted By roxby
Thanks to both Looksharp and CliveP for...

Thanks to both Looksharp and CliveP for responding to my earlier post and for their input. I have decided to go for a 10x32 Zeiss FL, picking this over Leica/Swarovski mostly because I managed to get...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2012, 08:05
Replies: 13
Views: 11,132
Posted By roxby
10x32 binoculars

Hi All

This may have been covered already but here goes. For some time now I have considered buying a 10x32 binocular for birding, probably the Zeiss Victory FL model to replace my Swarovski 10x42...
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