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    Absolute beginner

    Dear all, I'd like to do birdwatching with a scope, after years of binos. On the 2nd hand market I could buy a Leica apo televid 77 or a pentax pf80 ed for less than 1000 euros with a 20/60 zoom eyepiece. I'd like also use it with a micro 4/3 mirrorless camera (panasonic g3) for dgscoping. Which...
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    Birding with 20-25 x magnifications??

    I was told that a good solution nowaday might be a pair of 22x70 William Optics ED: anybody knows or have tried them?
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    Birding with 20-25 x magnifications??

    Dear all, Last Sunday I was birding on Mincio river natural Park, with my Swaros 7x30 and Docter Nobilem 15x60: the first to find out, the second to get closer. For a quarter I looked at a kingfisher flying on the spot (like a hummingbird) and throwing in the water…wonderful sight! Docter are...
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    low light 7x50 porro binoculars

    Dear All, I'm looking for a WP CF 7x50 porro binos for birding in low light. Your suggestions or experiences are welcome. Budget: about 400-500 € (500-600 $). Fuji 7x50 WP CF, Vixen Foresta 7x50, any other model you put your eyes through with "wow" sensations?
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    fallen in a terrible binoculars-ache. Help!

    Dear friends, thanks for your kind replies. Just few hours ago I was with a friend at a WWF oasis on Oglio river (Le Bine oasis) for a BW trip. I had Swift 8,5x and Docter 15x, my friend watched through a Nikon sporting 10x50. I think is a question of distance: birds of prey are very difficult...
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    fallen in a terrible binoculars-ache. Help!

    Dear all, this is my first post. I've some good binos, some other so and so (imho). From a 7x30 SW-SLC to a Docter 15x60, in the middle a very good Swift HR5 mc 8,5x44. Also an old gold coated Pentax 8x40 and an allweather Steiner Safari 8x30; a Zeiss 10x25 for heavy Alpinistic trekking. But it...
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    just registered

    Dear friend, I've just complete my registration to this wonderful website. I've been reading very interesting threeads for many months, finding a lot of information. I'm a beginner in birdwatching, my interest now is in providing myself with good instruments (binoculars and lenses) and in...