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    Wallcreeper and Black Woodpecker in Coll de pal

    Hi there, im off to Coll de pal late April, has anyone any specific sites for Wallcreeper, Alpine Accentor and Black Woodpecker. Any information will be greatly appreciated Thanks Dave
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    Spanish Moon Moth in Pyrenees

    Hi there, i hope to be visiting the Cadi Moixero area in the Spanish Pyrenees in late April/May. Does anyone know if i have a chance of seeing the Spanish Moon Moth in this area and if so what is the best technique of finding one! Thank you Dave
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    El Planeron sandgrouse hide

    Hi there, i have just been told of a hide for photography at el Planeron zaragoza, that has a constant stream of water fed to it that attracts pin tailed and black bellied sandgrouse to drink, also used by all the larks. This is meant to be a 3 person hide at ground level which is close to the...
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    Bird of prey, Corfu, Aug 2018

    Help on this bird of prey please, Ive got it down as a dark common buzzard but I only had binoculars and took this long range shot which I've cropped to death.
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    Butterflies Spain April

    Please help with these
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    Black shouldered kite and lesser kestrel Lleida/zaragoza area

    Hi there, I'm heading into Lleida and zaragoza on April 24th and was wondering if there are any reliable sites for Black shouldered kite and Lesser Kestrel? Any help would be greatly appreciated
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    Black shouldered kite and lesser kestrel Lleida/zaragoza area

    Hi there, I'm heading into Lleida and zaragoza on April 24th and was wondering if there are any reliable sites for Black shouldered kite and Lesser Kestrel? Any help would be greatly appreciated
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    Tsn824 32x Wide Angle Eyepiece

    Hi There, I have the Kowa TSN 824 with the newer wider 32x wide angle eyepiece, it fell out the socket and smashed yesterday, I have been trying to find a replacement for it but only seem to find the older version with the rubber eye, can anyone point me in the right direction where to find the...
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    Turning off noise reduction on canon 50d to take star pictures

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to take a few pics of the stars and star trails and have been advised to turn my noise reduction off so my pictures come out sharper, I only have the 18-55mm lens, but I can't find on my camera settings to do this! Any help on settings would be greatly appreciated as my...
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    spanish butterfly id please

    any thoughts on these 2 species seen in spain last week
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    Petrola area may 2014

    Hi there,ill be around the petrola area on may24th and i am just wondering if i am still able to see gt bustard,little bustard and both sandgrouse.If i am has anyone got any reliable sites or is it a case of driving around and scanning! Lastly have i got a chance of lesser kestrel? Cheers in...
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    Dropped my tsn823 angled scope

    Hi there i dropped my angled telescope today and when i went to check to see if it was ok,when i looked through the eyepiece it was all black,i think its a broken mirror or prism.any ideas what i can do to fix it,can i get inside it myself to try to attach something And how do i do this or who...
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    Hi,im arriving in alicante in late may and would appreciate help on birding sites,i have a car so travel is no problem and am willing to travel a few hrs for certain species,would like white headed,marbled duck,rufous bush chat,trumpeter finch i have heard ferruginous duck is also a...
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    Hi im staying in calpe next may for a week,can any one give me an idea what i may see or any good websites or books tat may be of help.i hear the montgo natural park may be good and also the Penon del ifach rock,but cant find anything about these except that it has yellow legged gulls and...
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    Italy near pisa

    Be in italy about 30 mins north of pisa at beginning of aug,any decent birding sites to be had around there,and any italian specials i might see. Cheers Dave
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    Butterflies in highland

    Im coming to aviemore in middle may and was hoping to pick brains about sites for green hairstreak,pearl bordered frit and any other specials.any info will be great Cheers Dave
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    Error 01

    My sigma 400mm hsm apo works fine sometimes on my canon 50d but sometimes when i take a picture, error01 comes up and to clean the contacts,why does this only happen sometimes and sometimes when i clean the contacts it works normally but other times it takes hours to return to normal.even when...
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    Sigma lens on 7d

    Sorry if this has been asked before but just got a sigma 400mm f5.6 apo tele macro hsm,will this lens work on a canon 7d which i am thinking of buying in a few weeks,i ask because i have been reading on internet that it might not work or only work wide open which im not sure what that...
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    Holiday in cornwall

    Hi there in aug im coming down to st ives for a week and as its my first time in this part of the country i was wondering if you could assist me in finding dartford warbler and cirl bunting,also im a mad keen seawatcher so what are the best conditions for a seawatch from st ives and where to...
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    Im looking at buying my first slr digital camera,have spoke to people who swear that the 40d is the best camera around,but i see the 50 and 60d get good reviews,i will be using it for bird photography.Im hoping some of u lot can shed some light and your experiences to help me. By the way i wont...