Very expensive but take a look at the new Sony RX10 IV.
Originally Posted by fugl
A friend is seeking advice on a replacement for her c. 5-year-old Canon SX60 HS. Sheís dissatisfied with its performance at full zoom and is willing to sacrifice some focal length for better image sharpness at maximum extension. She uses it almost exclusively for birding and wants to stick with the bridge camera format.
So, money not necessarily being an object, what would you folks recommend? I canít help her myself since Iíve had zero experience with bridge cameras.