I am looking for a monocular I can chuck in my purse or pocket for casual day-to-day use. I want something discreet, compact, and lightweight that I can use to get a closer look at birds flitting on the trees beside the road whenever I'm out on a walk. I'm willing to invest no more...
I want to purchase a budget monocular that I can throw in my purse or in a coat pocket for casual birdwatching while I'm at Uni, at work, or outside walking the dog. So far the best option in terms of size (it has to be less than 10 cm / 4 inches long), weight (preferably less than 250 g/8.8...
A few months ago, my search for a new pair of binoculars turned into a miserable slog through dozens of reviews of near-identical models, and the corresponding barrage of abuse spewed at one model or the other. A streak of hope, too, in manufacturers' promises of new and improved versions of the...
For comparison, here's a photo of a winter adult Ring-billed from Washington, D.C. (Nov 2010).
But the legs on your gull are grayish, while the legs on mine are yellow. If no other species, perhaps a younger ring-billed with pinkish legs that appear gray from an angle...
1. Myiarchus sp., likely Brown-crested Flycatcher
2. Empidonax sp., probably Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
3. Streak-headed Woodcreeper
4. Short-tailed Hawk
5. White-tailed Kite
Do you have any other photographs for #1 and #2?
Flying in a V-formation help birds take advantage of the extra lift provided by the upwash of air from the bird in front of them.
The video as a whole is pretty incredible news.
In Monteverde, a fairly small (<5 cm excluding the tail) anole scurrying on leaf litter, overall coloration a brownish pattern that blended with the dead leaves, slightly paler underside.
I don't have Leender's guide, so help would be appreciated.
Thanks for the info, Bill. Up until recently I spent most of my life in the San José city area; I still go there every other month.
I've changed my mind, though. I think that the Zen-Rays would suit my needs better than the Monarch 7s. They're heavier and a bit above my budget (at least the...