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    Compact (8x20) Binocular Focus

    Something I discovered trying for critical focus adjustments with the 8x20 Ultravid: Initially I tried focusing in the daytime at a local park with trees and seating facilities etc., not able to get what I thought was a perfect (or nearly so) focus and diopter adjustment. Then this morning at...
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    My favorite bird viewing locations.

    Disclaimer: My experiences are very limited because I rarely travel. That said, here are my favorite spots, close to where I live/lived, and/or visit occasionally. Bolsa Chica, Huntington Beach CA: I stalked this area for about 2 years, and observed many many species - hummingbirds of several...
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    First visit in several years.

    Moved to Chas. SC from L.A. via Ohio. Current member of the Medina Ohio Photographers Of The Park club (POTP). I've been photographing with various digital cameras for a few years, but neglected binoculars which are so much better for observing birds. So I purchased a Leica Ultravid 8x20 today...
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    New contributor

    I got quite a few bird pics in Bolsa Chica near Huntington Beach Calif. in 2005 to 2007. Today I'm mostly in the Charleston SC area, and manage to snag a few good ones now and then. If I can find how to post images I will post a few examples.