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    Challenge Series; Autumn

    Hi there, we have some left in Lanius-Books (Poland). Open to offer, Martin
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    ZEISS SF and HT in latest Norwegian test10x

    Hello, I was totally surprised having read latest August 2015 10x binoculars test conducted by Norwegian KikkertSpesialisten. Zeiss Victory SF and HT (both 10x42) were ranked respectively under 14 and 15 positions, well behind Swarovski SLC or Leica Trinovid. I have found that test totally...
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    ULTRA HD vs TRINO BN

    Pure ART. No brand comes closer.
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    Nikon SE or EII

    It is no as bad with SE bins. They are still available in small quantities in Poland: SE 8x32 GBP600, SE 10x42 GBP700 or SE 12x50 GBP750 regards, Marcin Filipek LANIUS-BOOKS
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    Robin petition

    Guys, can anybody in UK explain this: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/877/675/729/dont-let-them-kill-the-birds-and-destroy-their-eggs/ Is this fake petition or this outrageous ideas truly happens in UK... Marcin Filipek
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    FYI Allbinos review 8x43 ED2

    The ED2 8x43 unit was from us Lanius-Books, the only representative in Poland. It has been sent for evaluation about 1.5 year ago. Unfortunately it was not possible to send ED3 unit as at the same time Allbins carried a year long test which had to proof bins reliablity in the field under...
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    New EL Range

    Prices for EL RANGE are known for Poland: MSRP: 10x42 - 2720 EUR, 8x42 - 2615 EUR Full set comes also with new CCS comfort carrying strap with battery compartment for spare battery. The existing booster does not work with EL Range. MFilipek
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    New EL Range

    Dear Jabali, in my personal opinion points: b and c are correct. I do not espect them to make HD-version later. Simply the present one would be within the range of many customers, the target is known as good (no asking) payers. Anyway, good move from Swarovski again. MFilipek
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    New EL Range

    Apart from they are not HD, as Leica's are
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    Digiscoping New Camera Samsung NX 100

    Samsung lens 30mm/F2 I think the problem is very simple. The 30mm lens is very good and able to obtain very sharp images but I think the aperture should be 2.8 at least. F2.0 as we see on the pictures is quite mild and can not be really usefull, except for centre area. regards, Marcin Filipek
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    What next after Nikon P6000 ?

    Hi all, as you know Nikon P6000 is not available anymore. Is there any similar or close to model from Nikon? There is a new universal adapter FSB-U1 from Nikon with great compability. I hope Nikon offers some models coming close to P6000 at present. Marcin Filipek
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    chocolate brown [Red-backed Shrike]

    Hi Parker, I am also sure it is not Brown Shrike (apart from your features also long bill), but my question was: are such a dark birds seen often? This is my first in 20-years bird watching. Quite interesting case, but we know how Red-backed shrike variable might be. Marcin
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    chocolate brown [Red-backed Shrike]

    Hello, two pictures of very dark [pressumed Red-backed Shrike] from spring (south-east Poland) Any comments? How often are bird like this? regards, Marcin Filipek
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    Camera-Eyepiece Zeiss DC4

    Dears, can anyone provide an abbreviation of the test of Camera-Eyepiece DC4 from latest Birdwatch? How does it compare to new 8-10mln pixel cameras nowdays? What about ratings it got received? regards, Marcin Filipek
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    which ring to Coolpix P5000?

    Hi all, could you please tell me which Nikon ring is suitable for connecting: FSA-1+FSA-2+FSA-3 = and now what between FSA-3 and Coolpix P5000 camera? Nikon has to provided all revelant rings previously, like the ones for 950, 880, 4500. So is anything now for P5000? thanks for suggestion...
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    New monography about WHITE STORK

    Hello, it has just been published in Poland monography of: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The White Stork in Poland: studies in biology, ecology and conservation xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Editors: Piotr Tryjanowski, Tim H. Sparks & Leszek Jerzak Hardback...
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    new title about feathers identification of raptors (and owls)

    new link for advertised title Hello all, just to make things up to date I enclose a new weblink for an excellent title about raptors and other birds feathers: http://www.lanius-books.com/index_english.htm regards, Marcin Filipek
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    Zeiss Conquest's vs. Nikon HG

    Thanks for reply, To sum up, all of people say that NIKON HG (LX) is a better one. However, many have found CONQUEST suprisingly optically good piece of kit, reasonably priced, lightweight and excellent built quality. MFilipek
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    Zeiss Conquest's vs. Nikon HG

    Hi, can anyone using both of those brands compare them? Is Nikon HG virtually better class than Conquest? In terms of build quality I am pretty sure Nikon does, but what about optical performance. Is is equal? I am thinking about 10x30(Zeiss) vs. 10x32 (Nikon) all the best, Marcin Filipek
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    new title about feathers identification of raptors (and owls)

    UK distribution Hello, at present time it won't be distributed in UK according to publisher. But it might be in next few months. We can arrange sending it directly from Poland when somebody interested. regards, Marcin
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    new title about feathers identification of raptors (and owls)

    New Polish publisher NATURA PUBLISHING HOUSE is going to publish new guide to the bird feathers identification (especially raptors and owls). It is hardback, 320pages, 250 photographs - will on the Polish market on 10th December 2006. All details you can find here...
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    New excellent book on bird feathers

    New Polish publisher NATURA PUBLISHING HOUSE is going to publish new guide to the bird feathers identification (especially raptors and owls). It is hardback, 320pages, 250 photographs - will on the Polish market on 10th December 2006. All details you can find here...
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    word on new wader/shorebird book

    New Waders book What else. The new book does not show ANY improovment in term of identification of shorebirds. Many ilustrations look very vivid and realistic, but with no identification criteria exposed and disscused. In my opinion this book is just another one on the market, but Marchant's...
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    Nikon IIIS ED v Nikon Tactical TC3

    Hi all, I am a bit confused with my recent web searching. There is a Nikon scope on the net called Tactical TC3 ED. It is only straight version, with whole body black matt painted. Is it optically identical to IIIS ED? The only difference be in all black body finish? Can anyone tell me about...
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    Male-type female of Red-backed Shrike

    Hi all, for your comments 2 pictures of male-like female of Red-backed shrike observed breeding this year in Poland. The female is paired with normal male. Do females get male-like plumage when getting older? Comments welcomed. Marcin Filipek POLAND
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