TITLE

TRAVELING WITH OPTICS and Birding Gear

AUTHOR(S)
JARAMILLO, ALVARO
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Bird Watcher's Digest;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how bird watchers can properly take care of their optical instruments while traveling. Bird watchers travel with binoculars, scopes, cameras, and other optical assortments. Travel may either be a short in-country stop or a multinational trip. Travelers are advised to consider bag weight limits when traveling abroad, to plan for packing, and to bring small and lightweight equipment whenever possible.
ACCESSION #
82721152

 

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