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    What bird is this?

    I am hoping this is in the correct section. This was spotted in the midlands, Uk, on Thornton Resevoir. The photo was taken in a makeshift way using a mobile phone and using a pair of Minox binoculars as a telephoto adapter! A conveniently placed stump served as the binocular mount and the phone...
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    Spotting scope advice please

    I am interested in aquiring a spotting scope but am unfamiliar with the brands. A mate of mine recommended a used Kowa quite some time ago. He also said that I should look for a 45deg eyepiece as its easier on the neck and shoulder to look through for any length of time. I have a couple of...
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    New to digiscoping - scope advice

    Hi, I do not have a very extensive background in birding, being limited primarily to my back garden and the local nature parks. I have taken a few shots with my Canon 40D and 100-400 EF lens (purchased particularly for nature) which were not too bad, but the reach of the lens was often...