The famed Rio Grande Valley, at the southernmost tip of Texas, boasts the largest concentration of tropical birds in the U.S. Its diverse habitats are home to birds and wildlife seldom seen in one place, and the area is well known to birders around the world. If you’ve never been there, [...]
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Eagle Optics staff: Ben, Nina (holding the Traveling Trinovid), Tom (with Sheena the dog), Kate, Adrian, Mike
One day last week, the Eagle Optics staff had the pleasure of hosting the famous Traveling Trinovid, Leica’s singular binocular that has already had, in its short life, some of the best adventures in North American birding.
Our intrepid Leica [...]
When something is said to be “for the birds,” by definition, it means pointless or worthless. Not around here. We’re getting fired up for the Great Wisconsin Birdathon (GWB). And when we say it’s for the birds, we mean it, literally!
Like most birding competitions, there is a serious reason behind the fun, challenge, [...]
L>R: Tom Presby, Max Henschell, Eric Wood, Jessica Gorzo and David La Puma
It has now been couple of days since our team finished the 41-hour birding event known as the BRRRRdathon, a fundraiser to support conservation efforts in the Sax-Zim Bog of Minnesota. In the last ten minutes of the competition we stood silently on [...]
Newsflash! Officials at the American Birding Association (ABA) have revealed its choice for the ABA Bird of the Year: the Evening Grosbeak!
The ABA, beloved to birders and birdwatchers, provides a forum, community, and resources for all who treasure birds. Each year, a bird species is chosen to serve as an emblem of [...]
We’re excited! We’re giving our customers a closer look at products on our website. How? With our new product videos located right on the individual product pages. Have you wished you could see a binocular, scope, or accessory more closely? Want to know how it works? See the way [...]
There has been a lot of excitement around the Eagle Optics store since a little celebrity showed up 8 days ago. The Golden-Crowned Sparrow visiting the feeding station outside the store’s front window normally winters in the Pacific Northwest, and is a seldom-seen visitor in this part of the country. How seldom? [...]
At Eagle Optics, we feel a serious obligation to help every age learn to appreciate the world around us. One way is by offering savings on the purchase of the Eagle Optics Raven Young Naturalists Kit. Another terrific way we can fulfill this commitment is by assisting educational programs with their need for binoculars. At Eagle Optics, your can stretch your dollars further and get longtime and future nature lovers [...]
Behind the scenes of Eagle Optics there has been an extra flurry of work going on to create and launch the all-new Eagle’s Nest. Created to benefit our customers, The Eagle’s Nest offers easy access to our expert staff. Another plus is the opportunity to communicate with others like yourself, who love the world of sport optics and all the advantages binoculars [...]
A check of the calendar shows only eight weeks left until the incredible Midwest Birding Symposium convenes in Lakeside, Ohio from September 17th to 20th. Registration is easily available online, and you have the option of signing up for anywhere from one to four days.
The MWBS has lined up a star of the stage and screen as well as a number of rock stars from the birding world to speak [...]