Zip it

Yesterday, Cristina and I got a tour around the neighboring land, which is a small forest. It was awesome! After the tour, when we were back in the house, I realized that my phone was not in my pocket. … wait, what? … More Zip it

Our birdwatching gear. Part 4 : Smartphone and clip-on

Only when I started writing these posts about our bird-watching gear, I realized that our smartphones are definitely part of it. Because we never leave the house without the smartphone, it is the natural last resort to take a picture of a bird. But it is also useful to make sound recordings and, together with a so-called clip-on, it can be used to make pictures through binoculars or telescopes … More Our birdwatching gear. Part 4 : Smartphone and clip-on

Our birdwatching gear. Part 3 : Celestron Ultima 80 telescope

Our purchase of the telescope was a bit of a haste job. Because scopes do not come cheap, virtually all birdwatchers that we know or met or read on-line, advise buying a second-hand scope if you are a beginner. We followed the Swedish go-to second-hand website (called blocket.se) for a while but nothing in our price range showed up. … More Our birdwatching gear. Part 3 : Celestron Ultima 80 telescope

Our birdwatching gear. Part 1 : Eyes, books, binos, scopes and cameras

If you look around the internet a bit for beginners tips for bird watching, you will find the tip not to gear up too much at the beginning. The equipment such as binoculars, cameras, and telescopes are available in a great price range, starting from not cheap to insanely expensive. If you ask me, the very cheap equipment is not worth your money because the quality simply does not suffice. So we have a mix of equipment with various qualities for wildlife observation. … More Our birdwatching gear. Part 1 : Eyes, books, binos, scopes and cameras