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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Why does Eagle Optics have so many helpful and informative videos on our website? Well, we realize buying optics by phone can be a daunting experience. I mean, spending all that money without holding the product and without seeing more than a one-dimensional image of it: yikes! That makes some people nervous. [...]
Watch out, world. If the Kasper brothers of Western Springs, Illinois have anything to do with it, the future of birding is in good hands.
Accompanied by their parents, Ed and Kelly, these two young men visited the Eagle Optics store a few weeks ago. At first glance, they resembled any ordinary young store visitors. [...]
When migrating birds come through the Midwest in the spring, it’s a very big deal. Come early May, we hearty folk trade snow shovels for binoculars and slap on sunscreen, ready to immerse ourselves in warblers, shorebirds, tanagers, thrashers, and grosbeaks. We live for this. And what better way to get our [...]
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 [...]
Did you know Eagle Optics has its own YouTube Channel? Well, we do! It’s fine to hear or read something explained, but for many, it’s even better to see it in a video. We invite you to check out our ever-expanding selection of videos made right here at our headquarters in southern [...]
At Eagle Optics, when we help someone choose the best tripod for their use, we take these customer variables into account:
1. Height of tripod users
3. Scope body style (Straight or angled spotting scope)
In the Manfrotto line, for example, people often wonder whether to choose from the 055 series or the less expensive 190 series.
Puzzled about gifts this holiday season? Let me ask: do you have a stargazer on your holiday gift list? Someone that loves to attend sporting events, concerts, or the theater? How about a hunter, or an avid observer of birds or butterflies? Any curious kids? If so, a binocular, monocular, [...]
When planning an outdoor adventure, we concern ourselves with variables: timing, destination, equipment, and everything in between. We scour the weather forecast. Make a checklist. Add this sweet Swarovski travel tripod kit to your list’s optics column, and there will be one less uncertainty; one less worry.
This tripod kit could easily be [...]
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 [...]