Date: 9/11/17 3:13 pm From: Carol <culi...> Subject: [texbirds] Re: Where to buy binoculars
I've had luck with B&H photo and video or adorama.
> On Sep 11, 2017, at 5:09 PM, Jane F Tillman <jtillman...> wrote: > > I'd appreciate your help in giving suggestions on where new birders can > shop to get entry level binoculars - say in the $300 to $500 range. > My usual advice has been to point them to binocular reviews and then to > Eagle Optics, or to visit a birding festival where they can try them out. > Other suggestions have been Cabela's, REI or specialty bird product stores > but I never felt that those retailers' selections were comprehensive > enough. Now that Eagle Optics has changed directions and will no longer be > in online retail, what to do? See their story here > https://www.eagleoptics.com/ > > Has anyone had experience with Optics4Birding? > http://www.optics4birding.com/ > It looks like they have an excellent selection. > > Thanks for your help. > Jane Tillman > Austin > > P.S. Blue-gray Gnatcatchers are on the move in Austin. It is nice to have > such an apparently successful charismatic bird. > > > Edit your Freelists account settings for TEXBIRDS at > http://www.freelists.org/list/texbirds > > Reposting of traffic from TEXBIRDS is prohibited without seeking permission > from the List Owner > >