…a Great tit (Parus major) egg first at shirls gardenwatch! Okay, I don’t have any images to illustrate this claim. However, this morning I set an alarm for 0510 (as my intention was illustrated by my phone alarm pic in last night’s post) to see if there was enough daylight to see an egg being… Read More I do believe we have…
Well… my gardenwatch assistants have told me that… a mouse is very likely to be having a grand old time of it helping itself to the food in Hedgehog Manor (my hedgehog feeding station with IR cam). My assistants have also told me that I can expect at least two different hedgehogs dining at Hedgehog… Read More What’s going on in the garden tonight?
Reflecting the sunshine of this past week, were blooms in the Glasshouses of Dundee Botanics on Thursday. It’s been a glorious week of weather so a Garden Visit just had to be on the cards – even if it was just to continue testing my camera fix again. Ha-ha this could be a fine excuse… Read More The University of Dundee Botanic Garden
‘error 99’ read the message on the back of the Canon 400D display (LCD monitor) when using the Canon EFS 17-85mm lens. This camera worked fine with other lenses so we concluded that it was the 17-85mm that had the problem. Advice given on camera display: Turn power switch off and on again or re-install… Read More Fixed: error 99 with Canon EFS 17-85mm 🙂
Not unlike a surgical procedure and definitely not for the faint hearted… but my wide angle lens is actually working again after a very delicate operation! Ah… but it was touch and go at times during the ‘changing of the diaphragm unit’ procedure where I assisted (brief moments thankfully) resident technical surgeon, OH. I’ll do… Read More Edinburgh Botanics testing