Seeking ways of tracking birds in flight with 500mm lens

Started May 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
rogerstpierre
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Re: Seeking ways of tracking birds in flight with 500mm lens
In reply to phil_t, May 29, 2013

phil_t wrote:

I purchased a shoe-mounted red dot sight from brando.com.  Once sighted in, it works well in getting my Q1 + DA 60-260mm aligned (1200+mm equivalent at the long end).

Wildlife Photography with Tactical Four Reticle Sight Product Code: GGMIS001900

Very interesting gadget.  I'm thinking though, is that a good idea to point a laser at a bird's eye, which is where you'd want to focus ?  What is the laser rating ?  Does the instruction manual warnings stipulates not to point at eyes ?

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