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Peter Mackin
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Minox BV BR 8x42 Reveiw
Following on from my review of the Minox BL HD 8x44 Minox sent me the BV BR 8x42 model to try out.  This binocular has a SRP of £209 but retails at around £165.  Made in China, it sits just above the bottom of the range BF.    Although made in China, the bi...
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Following on from my review of the Vanguard Endeavour ED II 10x42 back in November, Vanguard sent me the 8x42 model to try out.  As mentioned previously, the use of "premium Japanese ED glass", widely believed to be sourced from Hoya, is a star feature of t...
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I've had a very busy few weeks and have only managed to get out birding a few times.  Two weeks ago I visited RSPB Lochwinnoch and RSPB Baron's Haugh.  A good amount of birds were seen at both reserves.  The highlights are listed below. Lochwinnoch Buzzard ...
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Birdwatching at Hogganfield and Butterfly Conservation AGM #birdwatching   #Hogganfield   #butterflyconservation  
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Hogganfield Loch and Butterfly Conservation AGM
On Saturday 31st January I visited Hogganfield Loch for the first time this year.  Owing to the recent low temperatures, large parts of the loch were frozen, along with smaller ponds. Despite the cold and extremely icy footpaths, good numbers of walkers and...
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Welcome Back !
After our winter shutdown, Tartan Birder is back.  The weather in the west of Scotland hasn't been conducive to birding over the last few weeks, but I have had a few recent highlights including, a flock of 24 redwings in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow, and sever...
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