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    Peru June 2019

    Going back to Peru in June, is DSP still regularly seen at Ticlio bog?
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    Travel bag/pack

    Seeing how this is a Sigma thread i need some advice, purchasing a 150-600 sport with a 1D mkIV, what is the best bag for aircraft travel, i have a Billingham but it is just to bulky, something quite sturdy but not to expensive, well not now anyway. cheers M
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    Alonquin in May

    Having a 3 day stop in the park 10th may, before heading down to pelee, what Owl species could we encounter..
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    Turkish butterfly

    Here peeeps, here is a butterfly pic i just recently took on holiday in Turkey at Akseki, any ideas,i know its a frit but
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    Pelee May 2017

    .. Nothing like a bit of preperation,.....Now a group of us are now in advanced planning mode for a trip to Pellee spring 2017, doing Alonquin first, Pelee area, then to Michigan for the Kirtlands and back to Toronto, any local info on places to stay around the Pelee area or a places deemed...
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    Welsh Clearwing

    Up on cannock chase this am
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    Dolomedes @ whixall Moss

    Excellent day there today saw a couple of these Beasties
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    Hi all, am off to Icmeler from 11th may, any good places to bird ?(Near) , what is good locally?, may hire a Car for a couple of days, but mainly its a Relaxing holiday. Cheers Mart
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    Atx 85

    Just a few lines saying , blew the budget on one of these lil beauts + soc + Tripod/head, and can thoroughly recommend it, the zoom and focus are supremely easy to use, and the optical clarity is pant wettingly superb, but what would you expect from the market leaders of said premium gear ,(imho...
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    Brown Fish Owl

    Me and my Pal and the ladies are off to side in may, Has anyone got any gen on booking up for Brown fish Owl tour, is it worth booking prior or just rocking up to the lake, and sort from there???
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    Hisoronu Area

    ..Cant get any flights to Lesvos for 4, so alternative plans are to be planned (Hisoronu) May 3 -17, so any info on the rarer species i might encounter would be greatly appreciated, have been to Lesvos so most species covered, will do a fair bit of Birding, but is mainly a sun holiday for the...
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    Dainty dish for a king

    Yesterday, Whilst watching a juv peregrine,tucking into some unfortunate bird on our local city centre church spire,a cloud of feathers were spirallng to the ground i managed to deftly snatch a feather on closer examination,it appears to be a primary feather of a Goldfincha nice little...
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    Canon battery grip

    sorry if this is a repeated ask,but does the big battery grip i have for my old 20D,ok fit for my new 50D,thanks
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    EF 500mm F4

    Hi I could be in the market soon for the above lens,don,t want brand new,but what should/could i expect to pay for a good 2nd hand model, had to sell my trusty 400 D0,a whie back,and the urge for a "Big white un" has returned with a vengeance.
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    Visiting Texas

    Hi there are three of us planning a trip to the UTC,we are thinking 9 days birding from april 9th,(work constraints)would this be good,also where are the best places for accomodation near to High island,and sabine ?? will start off with these Qs,i am sure there will be more to follow,Thanks...
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    My moths 2008

    Hi haven't done much this year and my iding has got better ,thus i haven't had to call on your help,but am very stuck with this pug,think it maybe a "Juniper pug",but could do with your help. Ever thankful Martin
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    Weight allowance

    After a holiday Experience this year i think we as a birding Group should try and exert some pressure on aviation Authorities, to allow "Birders" extra baggage alowance.my Friend who is a diver said that diving has now been excepted as a sport and they can take 25kg. The Signicant number...
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    A good day ended better

    Got picked up at 5.30,then quickly went and picked up another mate and we set off, we were first stopping at "Stanner rock" for the elusive plant called .."Early star of bethlehem",we reached said location and spent the next 1 1/2 hrs looking all over this rockface but to no avail,apparently it...
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    Peregrine back

    Peregrine roosting again on old cathedral spire tower,as per last winter
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    Bird video website

    found an amazing web site for videos of loads of birds,check this site out. http://ibc.hbw.com/ibc/index