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  1. Hanno

    flight shots - what would you use?

    And what a nice shot indeed!!!! I have never used my 70-200 for birding; I think I need to reconsider.
  2. Hanno

    Hi from a newbie in Australia

    Welcome Di. I am passing through Sydney in July to do some birding in the Top End:-)
  3. Hanno

    Duck massacre in Victoria, Australia

    An article like that would not have surprised me had it happened here in Cambodia. But in Oz??? Victoria is off my list of places to visit.
  4. Hanno

    Is this an intermediate egret or a white heron?

    I am not an Aussie, but live in Cambodia where both birds are regular. I do agree that these are two separate birds and, without being able to tell the size, would assume that the second bird is Intermediate. Rounder head, dagger-like bill, and bare skin parts not extending beyond the eye. But...
  5. Hanno

    Various Myanmar Birds

    Yes, either one post or multiple post. I do not think it is Yellow-browed but hard to tell from the photo, at least one of the photos looks good for Swinhoe's, Little Ringed Plover, I would go with Common Shelduck as well, as I would with Black Kite with odd plumage, Common Sand(?), forget the...
  6. Hanno

    Kalij or Silver Pheasant ? Thailand

    Certainly since "A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia" by Craig Robson.
  7. Hanno

    Singapore raptor

    I did not even look at the tail pattern; the jiz (small dove-like head, long neck and wings tacked on way back) are pretty diagnostic.
  8. Hanno

    Birding Etiquette?

    Some birders are a very unsociable lot and do not like photographers:gn:
  9. Hanno

    Useful accessories from Swarovski for any binocular

    I am not a big fan of the strap, it is the same faulty design as a few years ago when it came lose on my old bins and they hit the concrete!!!! It was the first thing I changed on my bins; alternatively secure the ends with a few stitches. Love everything else!
  10. Hanno

    Huay Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

    When I went, the visit was arranged in advance. But whilst we were there, somebody just rocked up and got in.
  11. Hanno

    Singapore raptor

    I'd go for Oriental Honey Buzzard as well.
  12. Hanno

    Reed Warbler (Bangkok, Thailand)

    Looks good to me.
  13. Hanno

    Sorry another Australian Parrot to ID.

    Wouldn't an immature male fall under the original assessment of juvenile?
  14. Hanno

    Thailand Flycatcher help

    This one looks good to me: http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=190045. And I am sure the one in the article is not a Dark-sided, looks perfect for Asian Brown.
  15. Hanno

    Northern Cambodia March/April 2013

    Thanks Mike, I think you are right:-)
  16. Hanno

    How is your 2013 List Going?

    My local patch, Ang Trapang Thmor, in Cambodia yesterday: 265. Black-necked Stork 266. Streaked Weaver
  17. Hanno

    iTunes duplicates.

    Bubbs, I am using the paid-up version as the free version has its limitations. The songs that are identified with certainty as being duplicates can just be deleted; TuneUp gives you the possibility to review the songs it is not sure about. What I do like about TuneUp is that it also adds missing...
  18. Hanno

    Nikon 800mm lens + converter

    Photos should be nice with a lens that costs $18,000.......
  19. Hanno

    Warning - Bull Island Camera Thefts

    I guess it might be even better to not leave valuable items in the car? Of course no help if one is assaulted.
  20. Hanno

    iTunes duplicates.

    I use TuneUp: http://www.tuneupmedia.com/ Reasonably happy with it, beats going through thousands of songs.
  21. Hanno

    maybe an Ibis?

    I guess this is in the USA? I have never birded there, but my guess is White Ibis.
  22. Hanno

    Northern Cambodia March/April 2013

    The repoert with photos is here: http://www.hannostamm.com/northern_cambodia.htm Northern Cambodia: Vultures, Partridges, and Deforestation 25th of March to 2nd of April 2013 Introduction: I had done part of this circuit last year already but, as the Missus couldn't go back at the time, we...
  23. Hanno

    Australian Owl

    I am no expert on Barking Owls but I am pretty sure this is not Brown Hawk-owl (or Boobook), a bird rather common over here.
  24. Hanno

    Huay Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

    There are not many trails, as a matter of fact we used streams as our trails some of the time. Many interesting species right by the bungalows and the rangers' restaurant, including Blue Magpies and Laughingthrushes eating off the dining tables. I do not remember any restrictions but then we...
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