I don't really know why but a few days ago I started to think about the moment in my life that made me become interested in watching birds.
I have posted my thoughts on my blog http://rambleswithacamera.blogspot.com/2011/02/books-that-inspired-me-to-watch-birds.html
I would like to know...
I took these record shots a couple of weeks ago. I had identified Goldcrests in my local wood but is this a male Goldcrest or a Firecrest the colours are as seen. Pictures are taken in Cheshire. Sorry for the image it was the best of a bad lot.
When did you last see this bird in Cheshire. I used to see them often in the River Weaver areas of Barnton and Weaverham and they were a regular visitor to my Mum's garden (she loved to see them) but it has been a few years since we saw one.
Sorry to bother you all but my local patch (Northwich, Neumanns Flash) was on Secret Britain BBC1 tonight 29th Aug 2010. A good review of my favourite place with some really good aerial shots. See my blog for more info on the Northwich Woodlands website.
I've just found out you can use the Nikon Fieldscope ED50/III/EDIII/ED82 range of eyepieces on the new EDG scopes with an adapter EMA-1. It retails at £42ish so if you are considering an upgrade (?) you can at least use your old eyepieces whilst saving up for one of the new ones (if you wish...
Ive just upgraded my Nikon D60 for the Canon 500D but have only just realised i can't zoom and trim (crop) photo's on the Canon (or am i missing something) out in the field like i could on the Nikon. I used to use this option a lot to view and edit while out and about. My question is what do you do?
Has anybody got a review of the Velbon CF-645 tripod as i have a chance of getting a good deal on one. Its a four section tripod but it's compact size suits my needs. I have the Nikon ED50 and EDIII scopes. The offer i have includes the PH-157Q head.....any comments
In the latest edition of Bird Watching magazine (UK) there is a supplement on Advanced Digiscoping based on Nikon equipment and pushing the new EDG scopes but also the Fieldscopes and RAIII's. My question is they recommend two affordable Coolpix cameras the S1000pj and S640. Has anyone used...