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The Uplifting Power of Birds – Julia Zarankin

Julia Zarankin is a writer, lecturer and birdwatcher from Toronto and author of the book “Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder”. Read more about the joy she has while being in nature.

Experience,Community,General
3 min

School of Birding – First class dismissed!

The first ZEISS supported “School of Birding” in the Scottish Highlands in November 2023 was a huge success. Read more about it in our newest blog story.

Experience,Community
5 min

Julia’s Field Notes: Heron Bonanza

Julia Zarankin about a special observation of different heron species during a guided walk in her local patch in Toronto.

Experience,Community
3 min

The Journey of a Young Naturalist

Young Naturalist and ZEISS Ambassador Alex Chapman writing about his path and passion for nature.

Experience,Community
4 min

Varanger through the ZEISS 8×30 SFLs

SFL 30 Review by Axel Thorenfeldt It was almost dark when we landed in Kirkenes in northern Norway on 2nd April 2023. From there, a smaller propeller plane took us across the Varanger fjord to the city Vadsø, where Agnes and I were going to stay for some time. I had been offered the opportunity

6 min

Wings Across Continents by Sounding Wild: Two brothers on their mission to spread the word about the fascination of bird migration

Wings Across Continents by Sounding Wild: Two brothers on their mission to spread the word about the fascination of bird migration

4 min

Securing the wintering grounds of the endangered Spotted Greenshank (Tringa guttifer) in Thailand

ZEISS is a proud BirdLife Species Champion for one of the most threatened shorebirds in East Asia with the goal to build on nature conservation measures and education and outreach to secure the habitats of the Spotted Greenshank.

3 min

Julia’s Field Notes: The Nuance of a Sparrow

Julia didn’t start off liking sparrows: “Brownish, greyish, smallish, and streaked – they all looked the same to me.” What made her stop ignoring them and start admiring them? And what role did our SFL 8×30 binoculars play in this?

Experience,Community
3 min

Dominik Eulberg in action – with the new ZEISS excursion case in his luggage

We already introduced you to the producer, DJ, author, science communicator, nature game developer and last but not least passionate birdwatcher Dominik Eulberg after our last visit to the Westerwald in one of our recent blog posts. From now on, there’s one thing he can’t do without on his many and varied assignments at lectures

Experience,Community
1 min

The Unintentional Birder: Julia’s Field Notes

Julia Zarankin talking about how she became a birder and how her new hobby and her ZEISS binoculars helped her to slowly bringing her world into focus.

Community
4 min