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Bittern at Rutland Water NR

Posted Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 14:01 by MrBitsy
I sat in the Shoveler hide at Lagoon 3 for over two hours on Thursday 31st January. Weather was cold and very windy, although there were sunny spells. Not one single other person entered the hide in that time!

How pleased was I when a Bittern took off from the reeds at far side of the lagoon and flew straight towards the hide! Had a great view in the Zeiss Conquest as the bird past 10ft to the right of the hide. It more or less hovered for about 20 seconds before dropping into...
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Purchased the Zeiss Conquest!

Posted Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 13:55 by MrBitsy
A week after trying the Zeiss Conquest at Titchwell Marsh, I went to the Lodge RSPB and purchased a pair! I have had them a week and I am very impressed!
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Purchased Zeiss Conquest HD 8x42 binoculars

Posted Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 13:53 by MrBitsy
Had the Hakes for a month and was really enjoying the view from them. I went to Titchwell Marsh RSPB and decided to review the binoculars in the shop to see how much I would need to spend to beat the Hawkes.

I tried many models up to the top end Swarovski. I personally saw no improvement until I tried the Zeiss Conquest 8x42 HD. Contrast, Brightness, colours and resolution were all improved. The Swarovski were nicer still, but not 1000 nicer!
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Purchased Hawke Frontier ED 8x36 Binoculars

Posted Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 13:47 by MrBitsy
Purchased these binoculars 0n January the 8th and are really fantastic at the 250 price point. I spent ages looking at Binoculars up to 300 and none compared to the brightness, clarity and resolution of the Hawkes!
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Wicken Fen

Posted Wednesday 11th February 2009 at 11:14 by MrBitsy
Visited Wicken Fen on 3 Febuary. Had an amazing view of a Barn Owl hunting in broad daylight right outside one of the hides!
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