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23 Easy to Grow Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Wondering what are the best flowers to attract hummingbirds? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’ll go through the top 23 easy to grow flowers to bring more hummingbirds into your garden below. But first, an introduction as to why you might want to invite hummingbirds in the first place. Flowers that Attract Hummingbirds – Introduction Watching hummingbirds sip …

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2021’s Best Binocular Harness for Bowhunting (Reviewed)

Introduction Are your binoculars a pain in the neck? I mean that literally. Hunting for long periods of time with binoculars hanging from your neck can cause soreness and blisters. The neck straps supplied with most new binoculars, even with very expensive pairs, are often inadequate. The typical neck strap is a thin, hard plastic strip about one-half inch wide. …

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Top 3 Best Binoculars for a Concert (Buyer’s Guide & Review)

What are the best binoculars for a concert? When sitting far from a performance, it’s almost impossible to see the performer, which is very annoying if you paid a large amount of money for your concert ticket. In that situation, the only way you can get an up-close look at the stage is by using a pair of binoculars. Binoculars …

Best Monocular for Bird Watching

The 3 Best Monoculars for Bird Watching (2021 Edition)

What is the best monocular for bird watching? Birdwatchers of all types need a good piece of equipment for viewing birds at a distance. For most people, this means buying a good pair of binoculars. I, however, am a huge fan of using a monocular instead. The benefits of a monocular for bird viewing are pretty straightforward. By using only …

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How to Digiscope With a Monocular (8 Steps)

This article is by Lucy Heiderscheit, a writer for Optics Empire with a ton of knowledge on optics. In this article, I’ll explain how to digiscope with a monocular in eight short, easy to digest steps. First, let’s start with some background info. What is Digiscoping? To put it in simple terms, digiscoping is when you couple an optic scope …

Why use a monocular?

Why You Should Use a Monocular (7 Reasons)

A monocular should be used during any activity that requires long distance viewing and a compact device. Some key hobbies that a monocular should be used for are hiking, camping, hunting, bird watching, wildlife viewing, astronomy, sporting events, theatre events, and art viewing. In addition, a monocular should be used as an alternative option for individuals who cannot use binoculars. …

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What Are Monoculars Used For? (7 Main Uses)

What are monoculars used for? To answer this, we first need to address what a monocular actually is! What are Monoculars Used For? Monoculars are like your own personal tiny pocket telescope. A monocular is a small modified refracting telescope that is easy to transport. They are an optical instrument used to view objects that are far away using one …

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Why Should I Use Binoculars at Sporting Events?

Do you carry binoculars with you to sporting events? Well maybe you should start. Here are my reasons why using binoculars at sports games is a great idea. 1. History Repeats Itself Remember that high school football game you went to? Well you got there late and the only spot you could find was way up in the bleachers. When …

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The Booming Sound of a Nighthawk’s Dive

What was that noise? There it goes again! Is someone beating on a plastic trash can lid? I am often asked, “Do you know what makes this sound?”. Then the person asking the question starts to hoot, cluck, chirp, or squeak. I try to pick up the cadence of the sounds and run through the usual suspects. Then, we stand …

Spotting Scope or Binoculars for Target Shooting?

Spotting Scope or Binoculars for Target Shooting?

Should you choose a spotting scope or binoculars for target shooting? I have heard this perplexing question asked often. To decide what is the most useful and practical tool for the job, let’s look at some important points before I announce my personal pick. Let’s examine this question together with the facts about both binoculars and spotting scopes. Spotting Scope …