What began as a friendly birding competition in 1997, Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival has evolved into one of the best-known birding festivals in the U.S. Combining an ideal location with excellent facilities, world-class educators, and an impressive array of opportunities for birders and photographers, this festival needs to be on your [...]
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Hey, birders: aching for a little migration action? Right here in the Heartland, The Biggest Week in American Birding gives major migration satisfaction!
This 10-day Ohio festival has it all, folks. Located near the southwest shore of Lake Erie and surrounded by prime birding habitat, Biggest Week provides the ultimate remedy for winter-weary birders. [...]
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 [...]
Have you ever noticed demo binoculars or scopes on sale, been tempted by the great price, and then thought to yourself, “Wait. What exactly IS a demo?”
A demo binocular or scope comes to us from the manufacturer, in good condition, and with all original accessories. Eagle Optics periodically gets demos from various manufacturers, which [...]
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, [...]
Ben Lizdas, our illustrious sales manager here at Eagle Optics, could talk all day about optics. And he does–has for 12 years. What’s even better, he has the ability to explain things in a way that makes you want to listen. If you need to know anything about binoculars and spotting scopes, Ben [...]
A friend of Eagle Optics, David LaPuma, has been digiscoping with his iPhone 4S, the new Kowa TSN IP4S iPhone 4/4S Digiscoping Bracket, and his Swarovski spotting scope, with some excellent results. Here, we share some of his photos and comments from his blog, Woodcreeper.com. Enjoy!
Introducing the NEW Kowa iPhone digiscoping adapter
Posted on 9/18/2012 [...]
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, it might be hard [...]
You’ve probably seen some examples of smartphone photo capability. The photos are surprisingly good, right? So it stands to reason that smartphones could, and should be used for digiscoping. Actually, people have been hand-holding their smartphones in front of binocular and scope lenses for awhile now, with some amazing results. Take this photojournalist’s [...]