Warwick, Rhode Island

Richard Del Sesto

We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.

Warwick, Rhode Island

1000 Bald Hill Road, Ste 3,
Trader Joe's Plaza
Warwick, RI 02886

Phone: (401) 826-0606
Fax: (401) 826-7676
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tues: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thurs: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Comments:
Home of the Freshest Bird Seed in Town! Located in the Trader Joe's Plaza on Route 2 in Warwick, Rhode Island.

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Binoculars, Birding Optics and Accessories at Wild Birds Unlimited

 

Optics Fair at Wild Birds Unlimited in Warwick

April 9th, 2016 11AM to 3PM!

Binoculars- Spotting Scopes - Digiscoping

Don't miss out on those birds you want to identify that are just too far away for you to see clearly!

Get a good pair of binoculars! We are increasing our selection of binoculars so you can find the one that is just right for you. Even if you have a pair of binos that seems to work ok but they are years old - Stop by and look through what is being offered for optical glass now. You could see a whole new world! With newer technology. The binoculars are lighter, the glass is finer and cut more precisely. The coatings on the lens give a much brighter and clearer view. Almost all of the newer binoculars are fog-proof, water-proof and you can use them with your glasses ON!  

 

 

What do the Numbers Mean?

Binoculars are described by a set of numbers ie: 8 x 42, 10 x 26, 8.5 x 32

The first number, usually 8, 9 or 10 is the Magnification of the Optics. One would see 8 times, 9 times or 10 times what the naked eye would see.

The second number is the diameter of the glass that is farthest away from the eye. This is called the Objective Lens. Sizes are measured in millimeters. The larger the number, the larger the pair of Binoculars. The size can be easily grouped in categories of Full Size, Mid Size and Compact. Full size binoculars typically used by bird watchers will have an Objective Lens size of 40 to 42, Mid size is in the 30's and Compact Size in the 20's. This gives a great variety of choices for each person's personal use.

Bigger isn't necesarrily better. There are binoculars that have 12 or more power and more than 50mm lens. These are not typically used by birders due to hand-holding the optics. Not only would the weight be excessive but any little shake in the wind or hand tremble would be magnified and one could lose sight of the bird.

 

Which pair of Binoculars would be best for you?

How are you going to use them? Will you be putting them in your pocket, leaving them by the window for watching the birds in the yard, or attempting to see every bird in Rhode Island because Birding is your Passion?

 

Some Terms used in optics -

Diopter Adjustment

Eye Relief

Exit Pupil

Field of View

Close focus distance

Waterproofing and fog-proofing

Lens coatings

Interpupilary Distance

Porro Prism vs Roof Prism

Warranty coverage

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We Sell Swarovski, Vortex, Pentax and Eagle Optics in a wide range of sizes and prices!

 

swarovski optik

Vortex