When conjuring up the ultimate spring birding getaway, you might want to turn your imagination loose on this idea: Homer, Alaska in mid-May. Picture this: a quaint town nestled in rolling hills, on a sparkling bay lined with glaciers and mountains. Located on the southern edge of the Kenai Penninsula, Homer, besides being stunningly beautiful, [...]
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There is nary a dull moment around here, with many new products being unpacked, inspected, and admired by the Eagle Optics staff. Here is an overview of what has just come in:
Kowa 77mm/88mm 25-60x Zoom Eyepiece This high performance 25-60x wide angle zoom eyepiece has 2 XD lenses and provides you with a [...]
Thinking of upgrading your current binocular, or purchasing one to give as a gift? Eagle Optics and the American Birding Association have teamed up to make a special offer: buy a binocular from this select list and get a 1-year membership to the ABA (a $45 value) for just $15. The membership is transferable: [...]
As we swing in to spring, some Eagle Optics optics gurus are packing their bags and traveling to birding festivals around the country. We always bring plenty of gear–binoculars and spotting scopes in a variety of major brands–for you to try and compare. Tripods, too!
Is this your year to take your birding to the [...]
This upcoming FREE event in Columbus, Ohio on March 23 & 24, 2013 could easily be nicknamed “Optics Lover’s Paradise.” Birders from all over the country will be, er, flocking to this expo to pick out a new binocular or scope, just in time for spring migration.
Sponsored by Bird Watcher’s Digest and Eagle Optics, [...]
Swarovski binocular owners: if you have an older, working condition 42 mm or 50 mm Swarovski EL or 42 mm non-HD SLC binocular, the good folks at Swarovski have a fantastic program in place for you.
Ever thought of upgrading to a new Swarovision or SLC HD binocular? Not sure you can part with the cash? [...]
You’ve heard of a birdathon, right? A friendly competition of birding teams that take to the field, counting as many bird species as possible, and raising money for a worthy cause. But what is a Brrrrdathon?
Well, if the competition is held in the Hinterlands in the dead of winter, it’s a Brrrrdathon! The [...]
Today in southern Wisconsin, close to 20″ of snow fell. Deemed a Snow Day by our beloved boss at Eagle Optics, it was a day to revel in the snowfall and dote on my resident birds. As soon as daylight broke, the birds were here, in abundance. My first job was to shovel [...]
An ingenious and fairly simple instrument, a binocular does so much to enhance our enjoyment of the outdoors. But, one binocular can’t be expected to fulfill every need of every user. Can it? I mean, we want our bin to give us the same performance quality when viewing feeders out our back [...]
As birders, when we lift our binoculars, we enter a technicolor world of American Goldfinches, Roseate Spoonbills, Blue Jays, and Painted Buntings. What colors do we see when the bins are hanging on our necks and we take a look at ourselves as a collective? The answer is almost always whiter shades of pale.