Congratulations Hannah Driesse!
The Leica Apo Televid 82 with 25-50x WW ASPH zoom eyepiece was won by Hannah Driesse from the Netherlands. Hannah placed 12 bird areas on the map of www.birdingplaces.eu. Ten of them in the Netherlands and two areas in France. With the Leica Apo Televid 82, Hannah has won a robust and compact telescope with a fantastically clear, sharp and natural image. The great asset of the Apo Televid 82 is its ease of use. The telescope is not too big (328x108x101mm) and feels light (1,469g including eyepiece) compared to other telescopes. That, together with the phenomenal image quality, makes the Leica Televid 82 the ideal telescope to take with you in the field.
On March 19, 2021, Hannah received the telescope at the Leica Store in Amsterdam. She is delighted:: "I am suddenly the proud owner of a high quality telescope! I always do birdwatching in combination with a long walk. However, I often did not feel like carrying a heavy telescope on a walk. But the Apo Televid hardly weighs more than my binoculars, and the added value is enormous. For example, we immediately tried it out the first weekend in the Nieuwe Driemanspolder near The Hague (a wetland discovered via birdingplaces.eu!), From a very large distance we could easily identify teals and wigeons. In addition, I could observe a beautiful pair of goldeneye and a group of courting black-necked grebes. I was amazed and saw details that I have never seen before. The Leica Televid really does make a huge difference! I am so happy that I can take it with me this birding season on my bird hikes. Thank you so much Birdingplaces and Leica! "
Hannah Driesse: "I was amazed and saw details that I have never seen before. The Leica Televid really does make a huge difference!"
Unfortunately, the Leica Noctivid 10x42 could not yet be presented to prize winner HGON in Germany due to Covid-19. As soon as it is permitted in Germany, HGON will receive these beautiful binoculars.
Birdingplaces.eu thanks all birders
Birdingplaces birders, thanks for posting all those beautiful areas! Together you make Birdingplaces a success! Of course only two prize winners could be drawn, but all those beautiful bird areas that you have opened up for each other are of course also worth gold. And every day thanks to you beautiful and new bird areas are added.
Leica Netherlands, thank you for your support. Birdingplaces birders, thank you for your great efforts. We will march on, and hopefully all of you too. Keep on sharing great birding spots on Birdingplaces! #EnjoyAndProtect!
With great thanks on behalf of Team Birdingplaces