16 Best Lenses for Wildlife Photography (Nikon & Canon)

16 Best Lenses for Wildlife Photography (Nikon & Canon)

Are you looking to take better photographs of animals and birds?   Well, it’s no secret that the closer your camera can zoom, the more dramatic and interesting your pictures become.   On the other hand, while taking pictures of wildlife, it’s imperative to respect nature and not cause any stress or harm. You don’t want to alter an animal’s natural behavior in any way. […]

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How To Choose Binoculars (Step-By-Step Guide – 2019)

How To Choose Binoculars (Step-By-Step Guide – 2019)

Choosing binoculars is challenging. There are thousands of optics ranging across many price points. Regardless if your hobby is birding, hunting, or something else, this article will help explain the different specifications, technical data, and features of binoculars you need to know before making a purchase. Quick Links: How to Choose Binoculars The 10 Features/Specifications You Need to Know About! Why are some binoculars so expensive? […]

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9 Of The Best Binoculars for Kids (From $12 to $850)

9 Of The Best Binoculars for Kids (From $12 to $850)

Finding the best binoculars for your kids is a different process than buying ones for yourself.   That’s because our children have unique needs, and let’s be honest, most parents don’t want to spend an enormous amount of money on their kid’s binoculars because of the fear they are going to get lost or broke.   Here are 3 features parents consider essential when purchasing children’s binoculars:   […]

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How To Install a Live Animal Cam & Stream To YouTube (Idiots Guide!)

How To Install a Live Animal Cam & Stream To YouTube (Idiots Guide!)

I’ve wanted to install a LIVE animal cam in my backyard for a long time now.   I thought it would be fun to watch my bird feeders up close whenever I wanted and wherever I was located. Plus, it would be beneficial for anyone visiting Bird Watching HQ to see what I was doing in my backyard.   After hours of research and experimentation (and […]

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The 7 Best Cameras for Wildlife Photography (2019)

The 7 Best Cameras for Wildlife Photography (2019)

Whether you’re considering your first DSLR camera for wildlife photography or looking to upgrade your current camera, the following question typically arises:   What are the top-rated and best cameras for wildlife photography?   The list below helps answer this question and provides 7 cameras that can take excellent pictures of wildlife. The list is organized by price since that is what (most) photographers claim […]

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The BEST Websites to Find Bird Pictures, Images and Photos of Birds.

The BEST Websites to Find Bird Pictures, Images and Photos of Birds.

There are literally thousands upon thousands of different websites where you can view bird pictures, photographs and images of birds.   Here’s the problem:   The reasons that people search online for bird pictures and images vary greatly.   For example:   Are you looking for stock bird photos? Do you need FREE bird images? Are you trying to learn different species of birds for your […]

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Celestron Nature DX Review: The Best BUDGET Binoculars on Planet Earth

Celestron Nature DX Review: The Best BUDGET Binoculars on Planet Earth

The Celestron Nature DX binocular gets my vote for the BEST binocular if you are on a tight budget.   And there is really no other competition among binoculars under $200. Compare Celestron Nature DX Prices! Amazon B&H Photo     Quick Links: Celestron Nature DX Review  The 4 People the Nature DX is Perfect For 5 Reasons to Purchase the Celestron Nature DX  The […]

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The 11 Best Spotting Scopes for Bird Watching (2019)

The 11 Best Spotting Scopes for Bird Watching (2019)

Owning one of the best spotting scopes is a necessity for people that enjoy birding and watching birds.   Here’s why:   Even though binoculars are easy to carry around your neck, their magnification can only get you so close to the action. Quick Links: The 11 Best Bird Watching Scopes The Platinum Class: Over $2,500 (3 scopes) The Gold Class: $1,000 – $2,499 (3 […]

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Leica Noctivid Review: The 7 BEST Reasons to Purchase Today

Leica Noctivid Review: The 7 BEST Reasons to Purchase Today

“The best binoculars we’ve ever made.” ~ Leica   Statements like this make you take notice. Especially coming from a company like Leica that has been in business for over 100 years and has built up such an incredible reputation for their optics.   In August 2016, the Leica Noctivid was introduced and replaced the Leica Ultravid-HD with the honor as the companies best binocular. […]

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The 8 Best Binoculars for Bird Watching (2019)

The 8 Best Binoculars for Bird Watching (2019)

Shopping for bird watching binoculars can be frustrating!   There are countless makes and models, all making some pretty big promises. After doing some research, more questions usually arise.   How much should I spend? Is this binocular appropriate for watching birds?  Which brand is the best?   But today I have good news.    After spending hours upon hours (seriously, way too much time!) […]

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Zeiss Victory Review: 9 Reasons to Buy Today! (And one reason you shouldn’t)

Watching birds and observing nature is fantastic!   Shopping for binoculars is not. 🙁   I think you can agree that it is time-consuming and frustrating!   There are countless models, technical details, and specifications to comb through! There is much research that needs to do!   I wanted to provide a resource for one of my favorite binoculars.   The Zeiss Victory SF has […]

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Zeiss Conquest HD Review: The 8 Reasons To Purchase Today! (And the 2 Reasons You Shouldn’t)

I think you will agree that shopping for new bird watching binoculars can be time-consuming and overwhelming!   There are so many different models, technical details, and specifications to comb through!   It would be nice to have the best features of each binocular condensed into a simple and easy to read list.   Lucky for you!   In this review, I am going to […]

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Nikon Monarch 7 Review: 7 Reasons to Buy Today!

So you’re trying to decide if the Nikon Monarch 7 (8×42) deserves to be your next birding binocular?   You have come to the right place!   I did my best to review this fantastic optic. After hours of research, testing and speaking with Nikon and authorized dealers, I can honestly say the Nikon Monarch 7 is one of my favorite choices for bird watching […]

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Nikon Monarch 5 Review: 4 Reasons To Purchase Today!

Nikon Monarch 5 Review: 4 Reasons To Purchase Today!

The Nikon Monarch 5 tries to play a game that not many binoculars are successful at playing.   They attempt to provide an affordable price AND quality image.   Compare Nikon Monarch 5 Prices! Amazon B&H Photo     So did Nikon succeed?   I am convinced.   After spending some time reviewing the Monarch 5, I think it is one of the best binoculars in […]

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Leica Trinovid HD Review: A Premium Binocular at Half the Cost!

Leica Trinovid HD Review: A Premium Binocular at Half the Cost!

When shopping for the perfect binoculars, the age-old dilemma often presents itself:   How do you have your cake and eat it too?   Here is what I mean:   Everyone wants high-quality products AND the lowest price possible. Of course, this is mostly an oxymoron. Good AND cheap rarely go together.   Enter the Leica Trinovid HD: Compare Trinovid HD Prices! Amazon B&H Photo […]

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