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  1. old.yorkie

    Birds around Bromyard

    My wife and I, occasional but not fanatical birders, are spending the first week of May in a cottage near Bromyard. Any help on the best birding spots in the area would be most welcome - bearing in mind that I am disabled (heart problems) and can't walk far, or uphill hardly at all! Still, I...
  2. old.yorkie

    Zeiss bins with built-in rangefinder

    I found this on another forum: September 30, 2008 Carl Zeiss has incorporated a laser rangefinder into its new Victory RF binoculars, providing hunters, hikers and birdwatchers with an all-in-one viewing solution in a compact form factor. The Victory 8x45 T RF and Victory 10x45 T RF binoculars...
  3. old.yorkie

    Kowa 7x40 bins

    I picked up a pair of Kowa 7x40s in a shop in Buxton some years back - about £100 then. I wanted something for the glove box of the car. They have been wonderful for that - light, easy to focus and totally reliable. I've never heard them mentioned - anyone else tried them?
  4. old.yorkie

    Uninteresting facts about me

    New member - ageing, retired, grumpy and ever thankful for the miracle that is the internet. Likes Macs, Nikons, and small birds. Spotted flycatchers, for instance. Or nice redheads of the two-legged variety. Lucky to live in an old cottage in a small village in the country. Health issues...