They have FOVs of 435'@1000yds and 362'@1000yds respectively and ERs of 16.2mm and 15.2mm respectively. They weigh 15.9 ounces.
Nikon is now listing them on its USA Binocular website...
Earlier this evening I watched a soaring Red-tailed Hawk being mobbed by a small flock of English Starlings (40 or so) flying around him in a kind of mini-murmuration. He would fly away from them and they would follow him. This continued for several minutes until he took a bee-line into the...
Pulling into my driveway yesterday I watched, through the wind shield of my car, a couple of Red-tailed Hawks circling and soaring in a mating ritual over the neighboring woods. It happens every year about this time. Some times it is the same pair that returns for a couple of years...
I found this link to Field and Stream's Binocular reviews in the Nikon Sport Optics index page today. Field and Stream -- Best of the Test -- 2017
The Nikon USA Website is featuring this article.
Currently they are on sale at $100.00 off. Direct from Nikon.
The Nikon Monarch HGs have appeared in Cabelas Fall Mail Order Catalog.
Prices are $979.99 for the 8x42 and $999.99 for the 10x42.
There is also a listing for the new Leupold Tioga HD binoculars which are priced from $269.99 to $379.99 but the sizes for them are not given.
Nikon established a 100th anniversary website on January 10, 2010. See below:
The English Version is here:
Binoculars are here:
Have a Ball! :king::t:B...
This puts our knowledge of the light spectrum in a different light! :-O:-O:-O Pun intended! Is it possible that a bird can tell it is being spied on if one...
Laws have been passed regulating their use in several states as noted in the article below:
Fines were issued against people using them in the PGC Middle Creek Wildlife Area in southeast PA where Snow...
Only 100 each of 8x42 and 10x42 Ultravid versions of these binoculars will be made. Included with them is an exclusive leather case. The binoculars have a Dark Green Leather trim...
Camera Land currently does not have any Pentax binoculars listed. They have a couple of Spotting Scopes listed and eye pieces for them and one monocular.
Eagle Optics still has a full listing of Pentax binoculars.
There is a recent and excellent article on the Swarovski Optik website about the Northern Goshawk being selected Bird of the Year in Germany and Austria by Birdlife Austria, NABU AND LBV.
It mentions a recent trend of them settling or taking residence in a number of European Cities.
I noticed that Eagle Optics is now selling Kite Binoculars.
There are 7 models listed. The most expensive are the 2 Lynx 8/10x30 ED models at $399.00 and $409.00. They have 15mm ER and very wide FOVs.
A man was cited for shooting and killing a Bald Eagle and 4 Blue Herons on his property near Bake Oven Knob, a well known Hawk Watching area near Hawk Mountain. See the article below from the "The Allentown Morning Call" newspaper...
A Schott North America Inc plant located in Duryea, PA suffered fire damage yesterday. It opened in 1969 and offered melting and processing capacity for optical glass and optical filters. Part of its operations were scheduled to be returned to Mainz, Germany.
See article from local paper...
A Red-tailed Hawk was rescued after being trapped inside the bumper of a Ford Thunderbird delivered to a dealer in Kingston, PA. two days ago. It required the removal of an $1100.00 part. The bird is now at the Delaware Valley Raptor Center in Milford, PA.
See article with pictures here...
A live Red-tailed Hawk trapped inside the front bumper of a Ford Thunderbird was found and rescued soon after the car was delivered to a dealer in Northeast Pennsylvania. The bird had an injured wing but is in good shape otherwise and was taken to the Delaware Valley Raptor Center in Milford...