Date: 9/11/17 3:22 pm
From: Jim Sinclair <jim.sinclair...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Where to buy binoculars
Heh! I had just sent the same recommendation privately!
On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:12 PM, Carol <culi...> wrote:

> 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.
> >
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