Monoculars VS. Binoculars: When to Use Which?

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Before we proceed to the main question, let’s first define what they are. A monocular is a telescope that’s modified. Just like the binoculars, it’s used to get a closer look at objects which are far off. This single-lens device allows light to pass through a series of lenses and (normally) prisms. It’s like a […]

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Spotting Scopes VS. Telescopes: When to Use Which?

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The easiest way to decide is by using the 80/20 rule. This is the question you have to ask yourself: Are you going to use 80% viewing objects or animals in the sky or 80% viewing objects on land? The remaining 20% will, of course, be spent on whatever you did not choose. Why do […]

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Spotting Scopes VS. Binoculars: When to Use Which?

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Before discussing when to use which, let’s first take a look at how both specs differ from each other. Spotting Scopes Binoculars Magnification power Ranges from 20x to 60x Magnification power is limited: Only 10x, 15x, and 20x Objective lens Have bigger lens diameter, can be above 60 mm Have smaller lens diameter, below 50 […]

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4 Tips to Become a Spotting Scope Pro

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FIND THE PERFECT SPOT. The first thing you’d want to do when you arrive at a certain location is to look for a flat surface. A flat surface means a steady view. Make sure there are no rocks on that spot as well. The second thing you ought to do is to lay down your […]

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Angled VS. Straight Spotting Scopes: Which to Choose?

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Confused? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you. We’ll lay down the advantages and disadvantages of each type of spotting scope and leave the decision to your hands after. Ready to SPOT the differences? ANGLED SPOTTING SCOPE Pros Cons Easy to carry Glassing at downhill angles can be difficult—it may not require you to grab […]

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8 Best National Parks for Birding: Go Out There and Enjoy!

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Get ready to find the perfect birding park for you and enjoy what the birds have in store for your hunting eyes! 1. Point Reyes National Seashore, California With 405 species of birds, who wouldn’t want to go birdwatching here? It’s the place where birdwatchers couldn’t be disturbed as they are so concentrated observing and […]

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7 Crucial Tips for Beginning Bird Watchers

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Wanna jump into the world of birdwatching? Then you need these tips to help you begin your journey right away. 1. LOOK FOR THE BEST SPOT. Looking for and eventually finding the best spot for bird watching is the first one you should do—not look for specs or install apps related to birdwatching. Beginners who […]

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9 Birding Blogs You Should Follow

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1. 10,000 Birds This blog by Mike Bergin is a blog that displays photos of beautiful birds. Not only will your eyes be amazed by their beauty, but you’ll also be given tips about birding and the journeys you can take. This birding blog is a great way to expose yourself to birds especially if […]

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What Is the Best Season for Birdwatching?

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A different season means a different experience in birdwatching. Let’s see what’s in store for us for every season. WINTER Winter days usually means cold and dark days. Birdwatchers during winter don’t see many species. They more or less notice the same kind of birds in the morning and in the evening. In winter, birdwatching […]

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