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  1. zetland76

    Black Phoebe in Newnan?

    My daughter said a bird had built a nest on the rainwater down pipe elbow on her house. The picture she sent me was of a Black Phoebe, but their range does not extend as far over as Georgia! I am coming from England next week to visiting her so I will check it out. Has the bird extended it's range?
  2. zetland76

    Bird of Prey --- just north of Newnan

    Hi, My daughter told me she has seen a large bird of prey today. It was tawny brown, bigger than a red tailed hawk and not a vulture. Sorry about lack of detail but anyone any suggestions. Thanks Mike
  3. zetland76

    What is a "better" scope?

    Ordered the Bresser Safari from Scopes'n'Skies on Tuesday at about 2.30pm (Standard UK post). Delivered by DHL on Thursday morning at 11.00 am. The driver apologised because he couldn't deliver it on Wednesday because of the snow!!! Very pleased with it so far. I haven't taken it out yet. My...
  4. zetland76

    What is a "better" scope?

    I'm beginning to get an understanding. For more money you are going to get better optics and if you are testing 2 scopes side by side then do it under adverse light condition. Eg as mentioned by Cactusdave, looking into the light. Thanks for info I have just bought a budget scope, the Bresser...
  5. zetland76

    What is a "better" scope?

    I am trying to decide on a budget 80mm scope. I have read a lot of very useful threads on this forum. Bresser Safari, Opticron Piccolo (60mm) and Visionary appear to be mentioned alot. Many contributors have budget scopes and seem very pleased with them but many say they will get a "better"...
  6. zetland76

    Hello and Confused

    I am an enthusiastic bird watcher. I have owned several binoculars over the years but never had a scope. I have done some research and was tending towards an 80mm Kowa with a 20-60 (?) zoom. Priced around £420+. However I have noticed some mail order (Visionary) scopes of similar spec with fixed...