Birdwatching and photography equipment for sale

Updated: Jun 2

Birdwatching kit for sale

A friend of Viv Quinn is offering the following items for sale. All are in very good condition and the photographic gear has only had light use. If you are interested please contact Janet Lyke on 01432 839283 or by email at

Manfrotto 190XV tripod with Cleyspy mulepack. £200

Aluminium tripod, Max height 146 cm, Min height 35cm, Weight 1.8Kg

Supports up to 5Kg. Adjustable leg angle (25, 46, 66, 88 degrees). Includes mount for telescope but would be .

RSPB WPG 10.5 x 42 binoculars. £150

Waterproof roof prism binoculars, close focus to 2 metres. Locking diopter correction ring. Fully coated optics, rubber covered body. Twist down eyecups for spectacle wearers. Originally retailed at over £200

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 20-500mm 1: 56E ED £850

Includes case and strap. Bought March 2021 only used a few times.

Mick Colquhoun adds: This is an exceptionally good lens (I have one). The optics are first rate and the lens is compact and portable. This is a very good price for a mint condition lens. It would pair well with the camera below.

Nikon DX Lens SWM VR ED HRI 00-1.4m £100

Kenko N - AF 2 x teleplus MC7 DGX £80

This is £169 new at Wex

Camera Nikon D5200 body with AFS DX NIKKOR 18-55mm GVR II lens.

Includes LOWEPRO bag Format 160 £225

Mick Colquhoun adds this is a competitive price for this camera / lens combination. An idea starter camera for someone interested in bird photography.

Nikon ED82A telescope including cover. £750

This is a high quality telescope including eyepiece and case offering optical quality equal to telescopes costing twice as much. The combined cost new would be around £1000. Ideally matched with the tripod and mulepack featured above.

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