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Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 16:52
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By Troubador
Carra It might be a disease or injured legs due...

Carra

It might be a disease or injured legs due to being hit by car, or it might be in shock from being grabbed by a raptor. Keep it warm, quiet and preferably in a darkened place for another 24 hrs...
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 16:48
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By Troubador
Hi Canvey and welcome aboard. Enjoy your visits...

Hi Canvey and welcome aboard. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 18th June 2019, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Troubador
Hi Erik and welcome to Birdforum. Me and...

Hi Erik and welcome to Birdforum.

Me and Troubadoris use Zeiss 6x18 monoculars for ultra-close observing and have done for many years. When we first bought them we did try using them for quick views...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 18th June 2019, 07:39
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Troubador
If you visit the Zeiss Sports Optics on-line shop...

If you visit the Zeiss Sports Optics on-line shop where you can buy binos, scopes, cleaning kits and accessories such as carry-cases and straps, they accept payment by VISA card (and VISA cards can...
Forum: Leica Monday 17th June 2019, 16:11
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Troubador
There are different ways to calculate or measure...

There are different ways to calculate or measure AFOV but the common one involves multiplying by the magnification so one can expect that often the higher magnification will have the bigger AFOV.

It...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 17th June 2019, 08:03
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Troubador
Hi Black Heron and a welcome from Sheffield! Lee

Hi Black Heron and a welcome from Sheffield!

Lee
Forum: Leica Monday 17th June 2019, 07:39
Replies: 55
Views: 2,952
Posted By Troubador
Grando We do not have experience of the 10x32 but...

Grando
We do not have experience of the 10x32 but both me and my Mrs bought Trinovid HD 8x32s precisely because of their ultra-close focus. We use them for all kinds of nature viewing: rock pools...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th June 2019, 20:21
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Troubador
Hi Tzobeck and welcome. Vortex binos used to be...

Hi Tzobeck and welcome.

Vortex binos used to be made in Japan but for some months now they have been made in China and the reports are not all good, but as you rightly point out Vortex has a great...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 12th June 2019, 05:45
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Troubador
Hya Sossidge and welcome. Enjoy your visits...

Hya Sossidge and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 12th June 2019, 05:41
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By Troubador
Peter's suggestion of SLC 10x56 is a good one but...

Peter's suggestion of SLC 10x56 is a good one but I wouldn't rule out Zeiss HT 10x54. I used to find HT42 useful when surveying for Water Voles in shadows under river banks. The 54 would be more...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 11th June 2019, 07:04
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Troubador
Hello and welcome. Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Hello and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.


Lee
Forum: Say Hello Monday 10th June 2019, 16:20
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Troubador
Hamid, please note that our forum is strictly...

Hamid, please note that our forum is strictly focussed on wild birds not captive caged birds.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 9th June 2019, 07:57
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Troubador
Hi Aurora and welcome. Enjoy your visits...

Hi Aurora and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 8th June 2019, 07:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By Troubador
Everybody on Birdforum has their own style and...

Everybody on Birdforum has their own style and opinions and ways of expressing them. These idiosyncrasies do not please all of the people all of the time because we are a diverse bunch of...
Forum: Say Hello Friday 7th June 2019, 06:47
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By Troubador
Hallo Claude and welcome. You live in a wonderful...

Hallo Claude and welcome. You live in a wonderful part of France for wildlife. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 6th June 2019, 19:21
Replies: 234
Views: 43,176
Posted By Troubador
Osprey from the restaurant of Clachan Cottage...

Osprey from the restaurant of Clachan Cottage Hotel, Lochearnhead, Scotland, and near Dijon, France, Black Redstart in the courtyard of Logis Hotel La Flambee.

Lee
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 5th June 2019, 07:21
Replies: 697
Views: 108,513
Posted By Troubador
Out in the west of Scotland we occasionally see...

Out in the west of Scotland we occasionally see C-130 Hercules flying in pairs at very, very low altitude, well below hilltops and following the line of the glen or coast. For some reason you don't...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 4th June 2019, 18:35
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Troubador
I'm with Andy on this one Chuck. Lee

I'm with Andy on this one Chuck.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 4th June 2019, 12:12
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By Troubador
I agree with Dennis on this one. For a short hike...

I agree with Dennis on this one. For a short hike or a vantage point watch I would go 10x50 but for a longer walk or scrambling over rocks at the coast, or similar, I would take the 42mm every...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 3rd June 2019, 16:47
Replies: 114
Views: 5,135
Posted By Troubador
I have never heard of one Bob. But just because...

I have never heard of one Bob. But just because it ain't been done, doesn't mean it can't. Zeiss's HT 8x42 complete with AK prisms is the same 160mm length as Swarovski's EL SP-loaded 8.5x42 so...
Forum: Meopta Monday 3rd June 2019, 14:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By Troubador
I haven't seen prices yet and since these binos...

I haven't seen prices yet and since these binos are not due until August we might not see prices until then. However on the Meopta website the binos are usually listed in price/status order with B1...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 3rd June 2019, 14:45
Replies: 114
Views: 5,135
Posted By Troubador
A 32 with AKs? Tasty!! Lee

A 32 with AKs? Tasty!!

Lee
Forum: Meopta Monday 3rd June 2019, 12:12
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By Troubador
I hope they don't change the focussing mechanism...

I hope they don't change the focussing mechanism too much as it feels nice and precise but I suspect the dioptre adjuster might get changed.

As for a cheaper line of binos:...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 3rd June 2019, 07:26
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Troubador
Nice to meet you! Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Nice to meet you! Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Monday 3rd June 2019, 07:25
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Troubador
Hello Shiples and welcome. Enjoy your visits...

Hello Shiples and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
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