RE:[cayugabirds-l] Binoculars - reasonably priced?

2021-12-16 Thread Leo Thomas Sack
Hi Kathleen, Disclaimer -- The following is my own personal opinion, and not intended to represent endorsement by any group or organization. I've given Wingspan Optics FieldView 8x32's as gifts to multiple people, who love them. They've gone up in price, from $60 a couple years ago to $80 on

[cayugabirds-l] book request

2021-12-16 Thread Robyn Bailey
Hi birders, Before I order one up online, I thought I'd check to see if anyone has a used copy of this book they'd be willing to part with: Ospreys: a natural and unnatural history by Alan F. Poole. I know it's a long shot, but if anyone is willing to part ways with their copy, I'd appreciate

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Binoculars - reasonably priced?

2021-12-16 Thread anneb . clark
And a note to choosing binocs for another, especially a young person. Almost never mentioned in reviews but critical is inter- pupillary distance. As someone with a smaller than norm distance between my eyes, I can comfortably use < <80% of binocs. And more expensive ones are, sadly, often the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Binoculars - reasonably priced?

2021-12-16 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/the-best-binoculars/ Just updated in late Nov. I didn’t disagree with anything said but I’m not familiar with all the models reviewed. Written by a birder/ornithologist/real user. ChrisP __ Chris Pelkie Data Manager; IT Support K.