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Forum: Vortex Sunday 11th May 2014, 08:05
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Posted By MrSmith
Scope mounted on Manfrotto 055CXV3 tripod and...

Scope mounted on Manfrotto 055CXV3 tripod and 701HDV head.

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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2012, 16:26
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
Body:

Body:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2012, 16:23
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
Head and tail:

Head and tail:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th April 2012, 16:19
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
I managed to get some closer pics yesterday...

I managed to get some closer pics yesterday afternoon.

In flight and overview:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2012, 21:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
The local consensus (I have been in email contact...

The local consensus (I have been in email contact with a few local experts) seems to be that it is a Long Crested Eagle and possibly recently escaped from...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2012, 09:46
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
A local expert just emailed me the following...

A local expert just emailed me the following response after the photos were email to him:



Thanks guys.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 21:11
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
I would say not as the bill on my bird is long...

I would say not as the bill on my bird is long and thin.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 14th April 2012, 19:37
Replies: 21
Views: 3,637
Posted By MrSmith
ID please Cape Town - South Africa

Hi

I can't work out what this is, I have seen this bird a couple of times in the last week in Camps Bay, Cape Town. The water in the background is the Atlantic Ocean.

Today is the first time I...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 1st May 2011, 10:21
Replies: 12
Views: 9,421
Posted By MrSmith
Ok i have experimented a bit with the above...

Ok i have experimented a bit with the above combination and sad to report back the LX5 does not work at all well with this scope and attachments.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 12th April 2011, 17:23
Replies: 12
Views: 9,421
Posted By MrSmith
Hi Birder100 I did get the following: Vortex...

Hi Birder100

I did get the following:

Vortex Razor HD 20-60x85 Spotting Scope
Vortex Razor HD Digital Camera Adapter - DCA
Vortex Point-n-Shoot Attachment for Razor and Viper Digital Camera...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 15th February 2011, 12:42
Replies: 12
Views: 9,421
Posted By MrSmith
Gene, thanks again for your advice. I am...

Gene, thanks again for your advice.

I am strongly considering purchasing this scope and a number of accessories :

Vortex Razor HD 20-60x85 Spotting Scope
Vortex Razor HD Digital Camera Adapter -...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 13th February 2011, 19:32
Replies: 12
Views: 9,421
Posted By MrSmith
Smithhill - I have not bought anything yet but...

Smithhill - I have not bought anything yet but the Vortex Razor HD comes with a 20x - 60x zoom eyepiece.

Kyakman - big thanks for the heads up on that Vortex PS-100 maybe this will work as I have...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 8th February 2011, 17:05
Replies: 12
Views: 9,421
Posted By MrSmith
Ah I see that one can use an accessory lens...

Ah I see that one can use an accessory lens adaptor/conversion lens adapter.

Now I am thinking that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 may be a good option?
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 8th February 2011, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 9,421
Posted By MrSmith
Which Camera for Vortex Razor HD & Vortex DCA?

Hi all.

I am thinking of getting a Vortex Razor HD scope and Vortex DCA but do not know what camera would go well with this.

I would prefer the smaller P&S format rather than an DSLR but cannot...
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