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  1. willito

    (Technical) advice on public illumination wanted

    A fellow birder of the loca (Chilean) watchers net informed us about death of Peruvian diving petrels (Pelecanoides garnotii), an endangered species according to UICN, at a coast town in Central Chile, apparently due to dazzling caused by recently changed luminaries, the new ones being higher...
  2. willito

    Livecams showing birds births

    I just received these links from a fellow birder and I thought somebody here could have interest on them. They're online live cameras showing birds births: Red tailed hawk: http://www.livestream.com/nytnestcam Eagle: http://www.ustream.tv/decoraheagles (Sorry if someone already posted them. I...
  3. willito

    Why PCM recording?

    Hello, as many others that have posted in this area, I'm intending to begin with some outdoors recordings. I've read most of the threads on the subject already, but I'm afraid my knowledge is even worse than that of all previous posters. E.g. PCM recorders are pointed by many as the right...
  4. willito

    Teleconverter 2.5x for Lumix FZ28

    Hello, after a bad experience with a teleconverter that wasn't actually 2.5x as sold, I was told that such a 'huge' magnification doesn't really exist. Is it really so? I already have the 1.7x teleconverter, and I've made lots of fantastic photos with it, so I thought it'd be interesting to...
  5. willito

    Protective filter for Nikon ED82

    Hello, there's a collection of previous threads on this subject, but none of them actually answered to my current question: excepting the fairly expensive Heliopan, which is the only maker I've found information on the available threads of, all declare to use "standard" 86mm thread, but I've...
  6. willito

    Hello from Santiago de Chile

    Hi, I'm new both in this forum and in birdwatching. I've found a lot of useful information in this forum site so far, so I thought it was time for me to provide some information where I could be helpful. Best regards!