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Bill's Optics

Binoculars:

Zeiss Victory FL 8x42, Swarovski EL 10x42

Scope:

Leica Televid 85mm with 15–50x zoom eyepiece

Swarovski ATS 65mm with 20–60x zoom eyepiece

Tripod:

Bogen Manfrotto 055CX3 carbon fiber tripod, with Bogen 3130 Micro-fluid style pan head

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Carrying:

Mountainsmith Tour recycled materials lumbar pack Pajaro Grande field guide pack

LowePro Toploader 75W camera bag with harness belt

Clothing:

Outerwear: Arcteryx waterproof shell, Mountain Hardwear breathable rain jacket, Helly Hansen insulate rain jacket

Hat: Dorfman Pacific Company field hat

Shoes: Keen Newports, Arroyos & Arubas
Boots: Merrell Moab Ventilator Mid; MuckBoot Company Wetlands insulated rubber boots

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Bill's Field Guides

Peterson Field Guide to the Birds of North America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008)

Sibley Guide to Birds of North America (Knopf 2000)

The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008)

Kaufman Guides to Birds, Mammals, Butterflies, Insects (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

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Bill's Technology

Computer:

Apple MacBook Pro laptop

Sound:

Apple 4Gs iPhone with numerous birding apps,
Creative Travelsound i80 speaker MF5110
Motorola T6500 WalkieTalkies

Sight:

Petzl Tikka headlamp
RadioShack green laser pointer, model no. 63-132

Imaging:

Canon EOS 30D Digital SLR camera with 300mm fixed IS lens (for bird photography)

Canon G12 camera (for landscape and people photography)

Leica DLux camera with adapter for digiscoping

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