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    Hi , when l bought the tripod it was in a cardboard box with fluid head attached,( if l recall correctly) l’ve looked at a couple of websites to see if there was any measurements,1 showed with the head fitted ,1 without ,but no measurements. So assuming you take the fluid head off the legs...
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    Hi l’m 5’9 also l’m using an angled scope ,so l look down into it ,but obviously that shouldn’t make much difference. I bought from Focalpoint in Cheshire ,it’s close to home and looked what they had in stock ,the Viking was set up in the showroom,l was told it was proving to be popular and...
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    Kev ,l bought the Viking swallow tripod and head one week ago,so still getting use to it ,it has replaced a Veblen 635 carbon tripod which was broken after ten years hard use .First impressions are good,seems light ,reasonably stable ,just the right height so l don’t have too have the centre...
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    January 1st joint Birdforum list (2020 edition)

    Late as usual,Hawfinch in the Conway valley NorthWales ,as far as l can see ,a bird that's not been mentioned.
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    Nikon Fieldscope 82 ED Eyepieces.

    Hi [email protected] ,l to have a 82ed angled Nikon scope ,l use a fixed 30w for 95% of my birding and the 25x75 only when needing the extra magnification is needed and more importantly when conditions allow .l'm guessing you haven't bought the other zoom and cannot offer a comparison,but would recommend you...
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    Twelve targets for 2016

    Excellent thread,always well put together .Have enjoyed your trips out and reading about them ,good to meet you at the St Asaph BTT ,hope you have a bird filled 2017 and the lads stay as keen .Two bitterns at Budworth mere at present ,with a bit of luck they may solve one problem . Regards Dave
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    Frodsham Marsh UK

    Try looking at Frodshambirders blog ,really good site with great photos of your target birds ,see your Cheshire based ,so look at the site map as this is a venue you may end up visiting regular, hope you have a scope as some birds may be distant ,hope you have a good day
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    what l was trying to do in the previous post was reply to brybo,l also saw the black winged pratincole from the hide at bmw,for me its a cheshire tick ,as l was stood in cheshire. l:ve...
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    cheshire ticks I have the same problem with the B.W. Prat.-although viewed from Cheshire it was actually in Flints. and even when it flew off remained on the Welsh side. To tick or not is the question-any other opinions out there. cheers...
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    Rare and Scarce in Yorkshire

    are there any pictures of this bird,im very intrested because the day before this bird was reported,l saw a bird at alocal site in cheshire (frodsham)which when first seen was resting on the water with its head down, seen at some distance and into the sun l id as a male scaup.A good hour later...
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    l saw this bird at 13.00 today,must admit my feelings were its a maletufty/pochard cross,but posted elsewere that l was going back tomorrow just to check.hope it is the real deal so do not get your hopes up yet jane
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    smew reappeared at neumans flash present at 19 10
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    smew reappeared at neumans flash present at 19 10
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    Best scope of all time

    Best scope of all time. IMO,the new models of the big four (kowa 883/884,zeiss 85,leica 82 and swar apo) are brilliant pieces of equipment that any birder would /should be happy to own Have not seen the new nixon edg so cannot comment, l use a Nixon 82a ed that l"m very happy with,with...