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    Falkland Island moth ID

    Hi, Can anyone ID this moth from the Falkland Islands? Many thanks, Mark
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    Falkland Islands moth

    Hi, Can anyone identify this moth from the Falklands? Many thanks, Mark
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    ATS and ATM scopes

    Hi, My understanding is that the ATM is made from lighter materials than the ATS and is therefore an up grade over the ATS (?). Why then are they no longer available? where they optically the same or where there problems with the ATM version? Cheers, Mark
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    Gambia - hotel with good grounds

    Hello, I'm looking for recommendations for a hotel in the Gambia that has decent hotel grounds for my non-birding other half to poke around in, she likes photographing plants/insects lizards etc.... Cheers, Mark
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    Trogons - Taman Negara, Malaysia

    Hi, I'm looking for conformation/identification of these two trogons seen at Taman Negara last August. Is the first a Cinnamon-rumped and the second Diard's? Thanks in advance. Mark
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    Colour-ringed Little Stint

    Hi all, At Spurn today on the Canal Scrape there was a colour-ringed Little Stint. On the left leg was the metal ring with a red ring above it and on the right leg a large (twice the height of the red ring) yellow ring with the letters LMH in black. All rings were below the leg joint Is this...
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    Colour-ringed Little Stint

    Hi all, At Spurn today on the Canal Scrape there was a colour-ringed Little Stint. On the left leg was the metal ring with a red ring above it and on the right leg a large (twice the height of the red ring) yellow ring with the letters LMH in black. All rings were below the leg joint Is this...
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    Accommodation at Taman Negara

    Hi, Can anybody recommend some good chalet type accommodation in Kuala Tahan, other than the Mutiara resort. Resonably close to the ferrys would be good. Cheers, Mark
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    Rawshooter not recognising raw files from Canon 40D

    Hi, I wonder if any one can help? I edit raw files using Rawshooter, it recognises the raw files from my Canon 20D but not my 40D, despite having the same file ending of .CR2. any thoughts how to get around this? I like rawshooter because its easy to use and output as jpegs Failing that can...
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    RFI - Hotel Mockingbird Hill, Jamaica

    Hi, Has anybody been recently? what was your experience? Did you stay anywhere else, if so how did that compare? We are in Jamaica next March for a week and are looking to stay at Hotel Mockingbird Hill and one other place, so are looking for other recommendations as well. Many thanks, Mark
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    Accommodation Florida City/Keys

    Hi, Going to be in Florida at the begining of May, speeding a week based in Naples and then three days around Florida City and on the Keys. Can anyone suggest any birdy/birder friendly places to stay. Cheers, Mark
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    Site guides for Florida

    Hi all, Going to be holidaying in south Florida at the begining of May. Is it worth me buying either the Falcon guide or Bill Prantys guide book or can I get all the information from the florida birding trail and tropicalaudubon web pages? Also if anybody can recommend a road atlas for...
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    Fuji Finepix HS10 review

    Hi all, Aplogies if this has already been posted elsewhere but I've just come across this: http://www.pbase.com/middlehill/fujifilm_finepix_hs10_review Takes a while to go through, but looks to be a fairly comprehensive review. Cheers, Mark
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    Cape May accommodation

    Hello all, Hopefully someone can help. I going to Cape May in October, any recomendations for motels/hotels and places to eat. As close to the birding as possible please. Have been looking at the Cape May Observatory website but there are so many I thought I'd try and get a recomendation...
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    Notebook aficionados

    Hi all, Anybody recognise this type of notebook (A6) and know where to get one? Many thanks, Mark
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    Pubs/Restaurants in Cley

    Hello All, Having a long weekend in Norfolk in Feburary, based in Cley. Anyone know of any good pubs/restaurants in Cley or surrounding area, and likewise anywhere to avoid. Cheers in advance, Mark
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    Waxwings in Strensall, York

    Hello all, Can any one help? I had six Waxwings in my garden today (two up from yesterday). One of yesterdays birds was ringed, but I could only read the last three digits (009). I couldn't make out if it was a BTO ring or not, but hopefully, if they stay around for a couple more days I'll get...
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    Birding Info for Las Vegas (US) 6th - 16th Nov 2007

    Hello all, I am going to be in Vegas from the 6th to the 12th of November and then somewhere nearby, either; Grand Canyon, Death Valley, or open to any other suggestions. I'll be able to bird in the morning around Vegas so if there are any birds/sites within a hour and a half drive of there...
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    Birding Info required for Las Vegas (6-16th Nov 2007)

    Hello all, I am going to be in Vegas from the 6th to the 12th of November and then somewhere nearby, either; Grand Canyon, Death Valley, or open to any other suggestions. I'll be able to bird in the morning around Vegas so if there are any birds/sites within a hour and a half drive of there...
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    Birding around Banff

    Hi all, I'm going to be staying up in Gardenstown near Banff in mid June. I'm looking for information on where to go birding. I would especially like to see Black Grouse, are there any sites nearby? Would the Cairngorms be my best bet for Ptarmigan? Are there any long-staying sea duck in...
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    Sony W70

    Sony W70 I recently had the opportunity to replace my ancient Coolpix 990. We also needed a compact camera for day-to-day use on holiday etc.. So I thought that I would try and Kill two birds with one stone as the saying goes. Why the W70? One of my main reasons for purchasing this camera is...
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    Bunting in Cambridgeshire, UK

    Hi all, First time posting photos so hope this works! Any thoughts on this bunting that I photographed a couple of days ago. Is it just a pale Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)? When I found it I was struck overall by how pale it was with the exception of the crown which almost appeared to...
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