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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:01 am    Post subject: CHRISTMAS COMPETITION Reply with quote

Coming later today the Focalpoint Christmas Competition.

Become the ID Champion of the Site!!

Watch this space for FULL details.

Oh, yep, and there is a small prize for the winner Wink

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 2:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Competition is now LIVE !!!!

The 1st two pics for you to ID are in a new album in the Gallery, just click the tab at the top of the page to go to the Galleries or follow this link to the Competition Album:

http://www.focalpointoptics.co.....p?album=43

... and remember keep the answers to yourselves, don't post on here!! There will be two birds to ID per weekday up to Christmas with a total of 20 birds to ID. Answers then need to be sent in by 22nd Dec at the latest and the winner will receive a small gift as a prize Smile

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The next 2 mystery pix are up. Just go to the Gallery, ID the bird and the nest (!!!) and keep a note for later............
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just a quickie too. ALL entrants in the Mystery Birds ID Challenge will receive a Focalpoint loyalty card pre-loaded with 100 loyalty points. The points accrue with each purchase and the points have a cash value against other purchses whenever you choose.

Have fun Smile

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Next 2 Mystery Birds are up in the Gallery at

http://www.focalpointoptics.co.....p?album=43

and that's 6 so far out of the 20 in total. Keep a note of the answers and more details of how to enter will follow Smile

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mystery Birds 7 and 8 are now in the Gallery, the full view of Bird 8 should give it away but Bird 7 could be trickier Wink

Good Luck Smile

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Number 4 is just no fair Confused
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The next two to ID are up in the Gallery. If you thought that No.4 was bad then No.9 is criminal Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 10:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Numbers 11 and 12 are now in the Gallery for your perusal. It was photo 12 that inspired me to use it somehow in a competition in the first place with a lot of help from Groucho Payne for the ID quiz idea (p.s. he has no inside knowledge of the images though - so if he wins it's cos he's better than you at ID Razz ).
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mystery Birds 13 and 14 are posted in the Competition Gallery, number 13 is a little tricky, be careful Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tha latest 2 mystery bird pix are now posted in the Gallery, numbers 15 and 16 out of 20, so get those answers ready Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The penultimate 2 bird pix are now posted, so just one more day to go and then we'll need the answers, get ya ID thinking caps on Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well that's it folks, the final 2 images have been posted to make up the Top 20 ID Challenge. Get 100% and you will be the next nomination for the BBRC when a vacancy comes up Wink The link if you need it again is
http://www.focalpointoptics.co.....p?album=43

You now have until 4pm on Monday 22nd Dec to get your entries in. Either email to birdcall@dial.pipex.com, send by post to Focalpoint (address on website), PM me on these forums (send to The Doc), or drop into the Focalpoint Showrooms with your entry. There are a couple of printed entry forms with all the pictures together, available in the Focalpoint shop for anyone who wants to pick one up or pass one on to someone without internet access.

The competition is purely for fun but there's a Focalpoint Loyalty Card pre-loaded with 100 points for very entrant and a souvenir high quality mug printed with pix of the Neumann's Flash Black-winged Stilts for the winner.

Good luck everybody, may the best man or woman win Smile

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just a quickie - no scores & names will be put up on the web, just the winner will be announced, so don't worry about entering if you are not confident of a high score, it's still worth a go Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Remember it's the final day for entries to be received. Send them in before the end of today (22nd Dec) either by PM on these forums to me (The Doc), email to birdcall@dial.pipex.com or drop your answers in to the shop at Focalpoint Smile

GOOD LUCK, get those answers in NOW!!!!!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

...................... We Have a Winner Smile Smile Smile

Stuart Reed from Great Cornard in Suffolk Smile WELL DONE!!

The answers and stats will follow, so watch this space and well done to all who entered - it was really hard and every single entrant did incredibly well.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The answers for the competition are as follows, with the percentage of entrants who gave the correct answer in brackets, just to show which were the easy & which were the difficult pics!:

1.Bonaparte's Gull (100%)
2.Curlew Sandpiper (14%) (taken at Leighton Moss but I didn't dock anyone who said it was at Inner Marsh Farm!!!)
3.Dotterel (86%)
4.Fieldfare nest (0%)
5.Garden Warbler (57%)
6.Glaucous Gull (29%)
7.Hooded Merganser (0%)
8.Long-billed Dowitcher (100%)
9.Long-billed Murrelet (43%)
10.Med Gull (71%)
11.Ring-billed Gull (57%)
12.staying secret for future use Wink (0%)
13.Red-breasted Merganser ducklings (30%)
14.Snow Bunting (57%)
15.Spotted Sandpiper (86%)
16.Short-toed Lark (57%)
17.Tree Sparrow (30%)
18.Velvet Scoter (86%)
19.White-billed Diver (25%)
20.White-headed Duck (71%)

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Doc wrote:
The answers for the competition are as follows, with the percentage of entrants who gave the correct answer in brackets, just to show which were the easy & which were the difficult pics!:

1.Bonaparte's Gull (100%)
2.Curlew Sandpiper (14%) (taken at Leighton Moss but I didn't dock anyone who said it was at Inner Marsh Farm!!!)
3.Dotterel (86%)
4.Fieldfare nest (0%)
5.Garden Warbler (57%)
6.Glaucous Gull (29%)
7.Hooded Merganser (0%)
8.Long-billed Dowitcher (100%)
9.Long-billed Murrelet (43%)
10.Med Gull (71%)
11.Ring-billed Gull (57%)
12.staying secret for future use Wink (0%)
13.Red-breasted Merganser ducklings (30%)
14.Snow Bunting (57%)
15.Spotted Sandpiper (86%)
16.Short-toed Lark (57%)
17.Tree Sparrow (30%)
18.Velvet Scoter (86%)
19.White-billed Diver (25%)
20.White-headed Duck (71%)




i love this thread! where's the pics? please post it here..thank you

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