The best all purpose tripod heads that are suitable for nature and wildlife photography. For information on choosing the best tripod head for your needs, read Tripod Head Recommendations: Some of the Best of the Best.
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Kirk BH-3 Ball Head. – Arca Swiss compatible quick release platform. Load Capacity: 15 lbs.
Induro Tripods BHL3S Ball Head – Load capacity: 88 pounds.
SLIK SBH-808DQ Ball Head with quick release plate – Load capacity: 11 pounds.
iOptron 3305A SkyTracker Ball Head. – Arca Swiss compatible head. The quick release camera plate is included. Load capacity: 20 pounds.
JOBY Ball Head 5K – Quick Release Tripod Ball Head. Load capacity: 11 pounds:
Manfrotto MHXPRO-3W X-PRO 3-Way Head – Load capacity: 17.64 pounds.
Manfrotto 056 3D Junior Camera Head – Replaces 3025. Load capacity: 6.61 pounds.
Manfrotto 405 Pro Digital Geared Head – Load capacity: 16.53 pounds.