LZ40 or FZ70 for birds in flight?

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LZ40 or FZ70 for birds in flight?
Mar 1, 2014

I'm considering buying either the DMC-LZ40 or the DMC-FZ70 or replace my DMC-FZ200. I especially like the FZ200's ability to capture birds 75-150 yards away in relatively low light conditions. I often set f2.8 Aperture Priority at max 600mm zoom. I know there are several factors to consider. I also like to take videos at f2.8. Any info or opinion is greatly appreciated.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Nikon D5300 Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM +1 more
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40
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