Saturday, February 2, 2019

Great beachcombing find

Two Bald Eagle chicks on their tide line nest, almost a decade ago on Middleton Island (Gulf of Alaska). The entire family (as well as 5 more nesting pairs and some non-breeders) were subject to a certified diet study at the time, for which we met once every two weeks. Currently trying to close that gap between fieldwork and publication…

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Nucifraga caryocatactes @ Wageningen!

100 meters from work, bird is there for several days already, an overcast but no rain, cold but not too cold; conditions seemed ok for some serious twitching.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Korean Wood Work

Early 1990’s Korean made Hohner TE Custom Telecaster:

I believe this is/was the same model as reviewed in the February 1994 Guitarist magazine (“The imagery in the magazine review shows a Mark II style headstock, with a Mark III bridge plate (6 saddles)”) Both pickups have been replaced with Fender Tex Mex’s (already regretting not putting a humbucker in the neck position..? Such a heavy guitar). The bridge saddles were replaced with new Chinese ones and a new bone nut and locking tuners installed.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Built like a tank...

… and rides like a dream. 1977 Batavus Champion, fully restored, 95% original (not for sale:-).