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Some Insight Into The Binocular Market

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Note: The binocular information in this blog post was revised on May 11, 2011 

Here are images, with links to product descriptions of binoculars, coupled with editorial and customer derived reviews - these will help you find what you want in the way of optical goods.

THE PASSIONATE BIRDER - A Store For Birders
For those who do not yet know what they want, here is a selection of specific reviews to give you a feel for the market:

Swarovski Optik SLC 10x42 HD - This is the expensive end of the market;  the highest quality optical goods with a price to match. 



EDITORIAL REVIEW:

The SLC 10x42 model--which boasts a 10x magnification and a 42mm objective lens diameter--offers excellent image quality and maximum operating comfort, making it perfect for users who demand viewing precision throughout the day and well into dusk.

The true stars of the SLC 42 HD binocular, however, are the high-performance, fluoride-containing HD optics, which minimize the color fringing that's inevitable with conven…

Some Beautiful Bird Images and Food for Thought

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I thought I would start off the new year with some beautiful interesting bird images and a thought provoking quotation.


"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal " -  Albert Pike







Surucua Trogon, Iguazu Falls, Argentina


Toft, Roy


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Scissor-Tailed and Vermilion Flycatchers Perch on a Mesquite Tree


Weber, Walter


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Red-tailed Hawk Photo credit: Martha Coaty
A great photo thats looks right into the eyes of a raptor.