Birds

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I love LEGO but have never really gotten into collecting all of the specialized sets based off of characters from TV and movies like The Simpsons, The Hobbit, Star Wars, etc. I prefer generic LEGO sets best because they inspire more creativity. That said, I have to admit that this new Birds set looks very [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News
squirrel-boss

We have 2 large bird feeders in my yard that we've neglected to fill this year because last summer critters other than the birds, were eating the expensive seed as fast as we could keep the feeders filled. We have a large population of squirrels (and raccoons) in my area who think the feeders have [...]

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This bird feeder station from Kickstarter hides a camera inside so you can see and capture images and video of the birds that visit it.  The Bird Photo Booth is just an enclosure with macro and polarizing lenses included (others are planned for future release);  you have to put your iPhone, iPod touch, or GoPro [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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Sony has  just announced the world's first digital binoculars with HD video recording, zoom, autofocus and Steadyshot Image stabilization. Capable of recording Full HD video with stereo sound and even a 3D mode that records as stereoscopic video for playback on most 3D HDTVs. The Dev-5 has 10x optical zoom with up to 20x digital [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Geek Toys, News, Outdoor Gear

Hey That’s Neat

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This is actually a hummingbird feeder.  I thought it was neat because it doesn't look like the standard plastic-y looking run-of-the-mill feeder.  It's a little late in the season where I am to expect many visitors, but I found it at WallyWorld for about $12, but I also see it on the HomeDepot site and [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
birdwatch-cam

My sister and I used to be birdwatchers when we were kids. We even kept notebooks where we would write down the birds we saw and the times we saw them. We didn't take pictures of birds back then, but the Brinno BirdWatchCam has me thinking about getting back into the hobby. It's a motion [...]

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