Event Highlights 2013

Once again this year Carl Zeiss Sports Optics will be present at numerous events related to nature observation and ornithology. There you will have the chance to test our products in your own time, listen to presentations and meet like-minded people. Here are a few highlights. We look forward to seeing you!

HanseBird in Hamburg from 24 to 26 May 2013

We hope to see you at this year's HanseBird at the Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe. There we will invite you to test our binoculars and spotting scopes while also discovering our native bird species. Anyone who is already the proud owner of a pair of ZEISS binoculars can have a free optics check. There will also be a number of interesting presentations.
At the "HanseBird Rally" you have the chance to win a pair of ZEISS VICTORY HT 10x42 binoculars.

British Bird Fair at Rutland Water from 16 to 18 August 2013

In the heart of the "Rutland Water" Nature Reserve one of the most important trade fairs for birdwatching will be held for the 25th time. Ornithologists from all over Europe will come to central England to visit the show and enjoy the nature of England's largest water reservoir. Even fish eagles breed there.

Open day at the Randecker Maar on 29 September 2013

The former volcanic vent in the Schwäbische Alb is a real corridor for migratory birds and wandering insects from the north. Up to 500,000 birds travel this route every year. Long-term observations have been carried out at the Randecker Maar research station since as far back as 1970. The open day offers you an insight into the work of the research station as well as instructions on bird and insect migration.

Dutch Bird Fair in the Dutch town of Lelystad from 24 to 25 August 2013

The Dutch Bird Fair, held on the edge of the Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve, is a meeting point for a great many nature lovers, birdwatchers and photographers. There you can find everything you need to know about nature travel and equipment for birdwatching and photography. On excursions through the natural landscape you can hope to see sea eagles, warblers, black storks and many other varieties of bird.

Helgoländer Bird Days from 10 to 12 October 2013

Each year in October hordes of birdwatchers come to Helgoland. Equipped with binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras, they come onto the island in small groups to discover the variety of species present in Helgoland at this time of year. Lectures are then held in the evening. In the Birdrace, "twitchers" compete to spot as many varieties as possible.

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