Hi , I also use the Opticron HDF zoom on my TS-613 .
It's a great combination and the lenses often come up for sale on a well known auction site .
I don't think you'll be disappointed.
Thanks for the info . I drove past the church last Thursday when looking for the site . Looking on Google Earth I presume the football pitch behind the church is where the Red Backed Shrike was ?
Recently purchased this amazing camera .I've now found myself using it instead of my scope to identify distant birds.Either by taking an image and magnifying it on the screen or by just looking at the screen .Certainly saves a lot of extra weight. I haven't quite mastered the birds in flight...
I push the cable into the stay on case length ways along the scope. . When you pack up push the objective lens cover on and the cable tie folds back along the scope . Bend back to correct position the next time you remove lens cover . This method...