Experience

Dynamics in birding: Ferruginous Ducks

Cherry Picking in flocks of ducks: Why a good spotting scope is essential for a reliable identification. The Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca), a member of the group of diving ducks, was and still is a rarity in Western Europe. Ferruginous Ducks can sometimes appear in larger groups with double-digit numbers of specimens outside the breeding

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4 min

Overview of Common European Waders – Part 2

Waders belong to the group of shorebirds and include a variety of species and genera. This article gives you an overview on a few of them who seem to look very similar at a first glance.

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3 min

Overview of Common European Waders

They have an elegant appearance and impress with their long beak, with which they prefer to search for food on the shore.Waders belong to the group of shorebirds and include a variety of species and genera. In this article, we would like to give you an overview on a few of them who seem to

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3 min

The ZEISS SFL: The new lightness of being

Peter Rass is a renowned ornithologist and bird photographer from Austria. He recently bought the new SFL40 and gave us feedback.

Experience,Community
2 min

The 2022 lightweight surprise

Just when we thought that top-end binoculars could not be of any less weight, ZEISS comes up with an incredible high-performance binocular, the SFL.

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2 min

What does UHD mean in the context of binoculars?

UHD stands for ultra-high definition and describes the optical performance of our ZEISS SFL binoculars. The UHD concept features particularly sharp, detailed imaging and natural color reproduction.

4 min

Ambassadors answer: Lasse Olsson

Lasse Olsson is a Swedish birdwatcher and nature photographer. We visited him at the Swedish west coast and there he was one of the first to test our new ZEISS SFL binoculars. What does ZEISS mean to you? ZEISS means first class products you can always rely on. The performance and quality are outstanding and

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2 min

Turning a Hobby into a Passion: Join ZEISS Ambassador Toby Carter on his local Birding patch at Frampton Marsh, UK

ZEISS Ambassador Toby Carter takes us out birding to his local patch at Frampton Marsh explaining why birding is his passion.

4 min

Part 5: Bird races: Celebrating the variety of bird species

An article about the development of birdraces such as “Champions of the Flyway” at the international level and their importance for species conservation.

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3 min

Part 4: Birdwatching on various channels in a digitalized era

Birdwatching on various channels in a digitalized era of the 20th century with a variety of channels and and apps with global linkage.

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3 min