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  1. M

    Confirmation NE.London

    I think you're right about the Vine's Rustic, but I think the second is a Six-striped Rustic Cheers
  2. M

    Two for I/D

    My guesses would be Square-spot Rustic & Bryotropha domestica (going by the big black spots) Mike
  3. M

    Moth for I/D

    Hi It looks like a meal moth Cheers Mike
  4. M

    Looking to replace my Nikon Coolpix P900

    side zoom control for manual focus on p900, alternative to lack of focus ring I use the p900 for much the same purposes, and have only recently become aware of using the side zoom control (the small lever switch on the side of the lens beside the T and W) as a means of manual focus instead of...
  5. M

    another micro for id, please

    I think it is Acrobasis advenella Mike
  6. M

    ID help please

    Thanks Thanks everyone for your help. Somehow I missed Phoenix when going through the book Mike
  7. M

    ID help please

    I'm new to moth trapping. Can anyone help with the ID of these 2 moths caught last night in a York garden. Thanks Mike
  8. M

    Mealy or Lesser Redpoll?

    Thanks James & Ian Thanks James & Ian for your help. I was inclined to think it was Mealy, but was not entirely certain so it was good to get other opinions. Thanks again Mike
  9. M

    Mealy or Lesser Redpoll?

    I would appreciate help with the ID of this redpoll. My Collins field-guide was written before the species were split. The photos were taken through the window of the visitor centre last Sunday (5 Jan) at the RSPB reserve at Saltholme near Middlesbrough. Thanks Mike
  10. M

    Help with moth ID please

    My thanks to Gnome & Tri Counties Birder. Having looked at Internet pictures ( I must get myself a moth ID book) - I am sure they are right and it is one of these 2 very similar species. Thanks again Mike
  11. M

    Help with moth ID please

    Can anyone help with ID of this moth seen today on garden buddleia in York, seen briefly while getting photos of a red admiral. Mike
  12. M

    Yorkshire Birding

    Purple Hairstreaks - York My local patch of Clifton Backies has been quiet for birds lately but in the past week I've been getting good views of a colony of purple hairstreaks in a copse of oak trees. On several occasions a few have been flying at head -height allowing a close approach. Mike
  13. M

    Yorkshire Birding

    Long-eared Owl 3 Long eared Owls roosting in bushes near to Xerox Hide at Blacktoft Sands RSPB reserve this afternoon.
  14. M

    Yorkshire Birding

    scarborough On a visit to North Yorks, spent a few hours today visiting Scarborough localities (Mere, Castle Hill, Peasholme Park, Scalby Mills). On N side of Castle hill walked up from Marine Drive (by cafe & toilets & picnic table) up towards castle. On way up where the near a sign & bench...
  15. M

    Common or Honey Buzzard-silhouette?

    A Buzzard seen flying away which appeared long tailed and long winged. I managed a quick photo of the silhouette. Can anyone help with this poor quality photo? Location was Fife, Scotland on Monday 14 Sep.
  16. M

    Tide Time Tables

    Free tide prediction program - wxtide32 You may find the free program wxtide32 useful. It is available from www.wxtide32.com as a free download and gives predictions of high and low tides for months/years ahead, for a wide variety of ports worldwide. Mike
  17. M

    Comment by 'mike w' in media 'Corncrakes mating'

    Thanks for the comments Yes I was very lucky to observe the birds. Having first heard a corncrake calling, I had the camcorder ready and was ready to get out of the car and scan through the irises hoping for a fleeting glimpse to capture on film. It was then that the birds appeared from one...
  18. Corncrake pair

    Corncrake pair

    While driving around South Uist, we stopped when we heard a corncrake calling. 2 then ran across the road in front of us. The photos are videograbs taken through the windscreen.
  19. Corncrakes mating

    Corncrakes mating

    While driving around South Uist, we stopped when we heard a corncrake calling. 2 then ran across the road in front of us and started mating. The photos are videograbs taken through the windscreen.
  20. M

    Recording bird songs

    possibly useful sweb site There is a web site which you may find useful run by Greg Kunkel in the US which in his words is "dedicated to the recording of birdsong with simple inexpensive equipment" the URL is ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/G_Kunkel Good luck Mike