Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 47, Issue 14

Hi Peter

Thank you for taking the time to address my query. Sorry for the time taken to reply. I have now had chance to measure the actual focus distance which is 9 metres. Someone has suggested that it may be that my eyesight is not as good as it used to be. Perhaps there . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 47, Issue 14

photos for wikipedia articles

Hi all, there has been a flurry of activity in improving Wikipedia articles and I have been involved..and we need some photos…

To release photos for Wikipedia, they have to be licenced for commercial use, which many photographers are (justifiably) uncomfortable with.

What I am hoping is that some people are happy to release “offcuts” . . . → Read More: photos for wikipedia articles

birders and the sharing economy, Open State Festival, South Australia.

Good morning all

I’m forwarding the following information on South Australia’s Open State Festival from Marianna Sigala, professor of tourism, University of SA. I’m one of the speakers.

The title of my presentation is “Back to the basics: Aboriginal values (trans)-forming the Sharing tourism economy in the 21st century”. This lecture is relevant to birders . . . → Read More: birders and the sharing economy, Open State Festival, South Australia.

ADVERTISEMENT ‘Experience Wild Sri Lanka’ tour, February 4-19, 2018

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We have three seats left on our sixteen day ‘Experience Wild Sri Lanka’ tour, February 4-19, 2018. There will be opportunities to see most of the bird species on this island paradise, plus elephants, leopards and other wildlife! Bookings close for this tour at the end of next week. For more . . . → Read More: ADVERTISEMENT ‘Experience Wild Sri Lanka’ tour, February 4-19, 2018

ABC News: Apple is about to get rid of your app graveyard for good

Thanks Steve. Good to know. Peter

The conservation battle is never finally won; the development battle is.

eiπ + 1 = 0

> On 12 Sep 2017, at 8:05 am, Steve Clark < bukoba.steve@gmail.com> wrote: > > G’day Peter > > Both apps have been updated to work with the upcoming iOS version 11. . . . → Read More: ABC News: Apple is about to get rid of your app graveyard for good

BirdLife Public Talk – Melbourne

This month’s speaker will be Dr Grainne Cleary, research fellow at Deakin University who will talk about interacting with birds in your backyard.

Grainne’s research has been about how people interact with birds and other wildlife in increasingly urbanised environments and the impacts on both birds and people.

Where: Ground floor, 60 Leicester St, Carlton. . . . → Read More: BirdLife Public Talk – Melbourne

Contact for image request…

ABC News: Apple is about to get rid of your app graveyard for good

G’day Peter

Both apps have been updated to work with the upcoming iOS version 11. On your device go to Settings-General-About-Applications and you can see which (if any) of your apps will cease to work).

Cheers Steve Clark Hamilton, Victoria

On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 8:00 AM, Peter Morgan < nagrompr@bigpond.com> wrote:

> Further . . . → Read More: ABC News: Apple is about to get rid of your app graveyard for good

ABC News: Apple is about to get rid of your app graveyard for good

Further to the discussion some time ago:

This report from ABC news prompts the question – are the Morcombe and Pizzey apps going to work with iOS 11? They certainly don’t belong in the graveyard.

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When iOS 11 . . . → Read More: ABC News: Apple is about to get rid of your app graveyard for good

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 47, Issue 12

Re: Binoculars (Duncan Cape)

Duncan, I had the same problem with a pair of Pentax 7x50s that I have owned for 40 years. In my case, it was my eyes that were the culprit. From age 47 onwards, my near focus deteriorated (as it does), and impacted my binocular close focus as well, to the . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 47, Issue 12