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Birding Optics

Postby Birding Optics on Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:44 pm

I need a binocular for $200 for birding.
Birding Optics

Postby on Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:59 pm


At that price, most of the better choices will be porro prism models, since phase-corrected roof prism models (you will need phase-corrected) cost over $200. Here are some good choices. 8x is listed, but for most of these, a 10x model is also available if you prefer 10x. All have good eye relief and the close focus needed for a good birding bino.

Audubon 8x40 Intrepid Binoculars, ... -7800.html

Audubon 8x42 Equinox Binoculars (PC roof), ... s-842.html

Minolta Activa 8x40 WP.FP Binoculars,

Pentax 8x40 PCF WP II Binoculars,

Vortex Strokes Talon Binoculars TLN (PC), ... ulars.html
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