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  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 20 4:57 am   Subject: Wildlife
Our bulbuls took the bairns out for their first hop/flight around the garden yesterday. Managed to get a few pics, that I'll upload when I get the chance.
  Topic: camera for bee, wasp and hoverfly id?
Shane

Replies: 86
Views: 48477
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 20 4:09 am   Subject: camera for bee, wasp and hoverfly id?
For mics, take a look at Rode. I've got one of [url=http://www.rode.com/microphones/videomicpro]these - should be more than sufficient for shooting at garden range. You can get a fluffy cover for it t ...
  Topic: not all wildlife is fluffy
Shane

Replies: 2
Views: 302
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 20 4:20 am   Subject: not all wildlife is fluffy
I nearly trod on one of those in the Maldives when an utter imbecile on a kite board decided to go haring through the narrow swimmers-only channel through the reef. As I was snorkelling with my young ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 20 5:28 am   Subject: Wildlife
Might be worth looking into a polarising filter, dpack - should allow you to cut down on the glare from the feeder when snapping at high ISO. I use a Nikon polarising filter (on my Canon lenses!) - on ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 20 8:54 am   Subject: Wildlife
Must admit, I wasn't impressed by his flying pics either
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 20 6:31 am   Subject: Wildlife
what is that beastie?

slurper by the snout but i have not seen similar before.

iNaturalists suggests it might be a potato mirid - looks very similar, I must admit.
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 20 4:13 am   Subject: Wildlife
He clearly bought his garden in Ikea
  Topic: Decking replacement.
Shane

Replies: 64
Views: 8041
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 20 4:11 am   Subject: Decking replacement.
Well, I think we all know whose side you're taking, don't we?
  Topic: camera for bee, wasp and hoverfly id?
Shane

Replies: 86
Views: 48477
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 20 3:52 am   Subject: camera for bee, wasp and hoverfly id?
You can lock the mirror up on modern DSLRs - much easier than sandbagging
  Topic: camera for bee, wasp and hoverfly id?
Shane

Replies: 86
Views: 48477
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 20 7:31 am   Subject: camera for bee, wasp and hoverfly id?
I've got the MVH, too - as you say, very easy to use. I've had mine a few years now and it's still as good as new.
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 20 3:43 am   Subject: Wildlife
It would certainly have to cough up a decent-sized hairball, at the very least
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 20 3:54 am   Subject: Wildlife
As upsetting as it must be for the owners, it does seem only appropriate that a bird reciprocates some of the damage that domestic cats are inflicting upon the populations of its feathered friends.
  Topic: Pen for a PC
Shane

Replies: 6
Views: 1050
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 20 5:42 am   Subject: Pen for a PC
Never tried, to be honest
  Topic: Pen for a PC
Shane

Replies: 6
Views: 1050
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 20 12:14 pm   Subject: Pen for a PC
I got one of [url=https://www.mobileorchard.com/huion-inspiroy-q11k-review/]these - a bit more than 40 quid, but very good
  Topic: Wildlife
Shane

Replies: 1129
Views: 492096
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 20 3:55 am   Subject: Wildlife
We had no idea till yesterday. We've always assumed the holes they make in the netting are just because it gets in their way.

Looks like you're right - the netting is getting between the badgers an ...
 
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