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Wildlife lenses for less than $500

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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Nikon F

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"This is a good lens for the price. It is light enough to carry all day, it has macro capabilities and it is relatively fast on focusing. I use this lens for sports, challenged youth. It is also perfect for wildlife and closeups of plant life. I would recommend this lens." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 117 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 435 g
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Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

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Sony SteadyShot
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Zoom range 3.8x
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot
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Length 108 mm
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Max focal length 210 mm
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Diameter 64 mm
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Aperture f/4.5
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Weight 345 g
#3

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon F

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"The macro is incredible for flowers, butterflies, pretty much anything you would want to get 1:2." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 119 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Canon EF

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"I would strongly recommend the zoom telephoto AF70-300 mm Macro Autofocus Lens. I used it on the deer and wild turkeys in my backyard. It was easy for a person with arthritis to use. Loved the autofocus." bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 117 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 435 g
#5

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

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13.9x
 
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Sigma OS
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Zoom range 13.9x
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Length 89 mm
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Max focal length 250 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 472 g
#6

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro

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"The lens focus is very fast and allows you to take sharp pictures" bhphotovideo.com

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Zoom range 4.3x
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 120 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 77 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

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"This is the lens i have wanted for a few years, I had purchased the NON IS lens 5 years ago and had somne decent results with it, but using the IS Lens is a shear joy." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Length 142 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.6 kg
#8

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

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Zoom range 4x
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Min focal length 75 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 122 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 71 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 480 g
#9

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

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"This is a fantastic lens! Great versatility, sharpness, focus and ease of use. Fabulous photos!" bhphotovideo.com

 
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11.1x
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 84 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 398 g
#10

Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Nikon F

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18.8x
 
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Tamron VC
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Zoom range 18.8x
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Min focal length 16 mm
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Length 100 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 75 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 0.5 kg