Top positive review
No regrets, fantastic lens! Birders dream.
2 January 2017
Waited and waited to buy a great lens for bird watching. It was between the Sigma and the Tamron and I took the plunge with this model and am super happy with the results after 3 full days of birding. I am so glad I stumped up the cash, it's been nothing but joy learning the basics and I look forward to more trips out. My only advice would be to just buy the lens now and start enjoying time out and about. Attachments are examples of raw files with no editing.