Bird watching is a wonderful hobby, you can go almost anywhere whether it’s your local national forest centre or you can even find a spot on holiday to bird watch.
Bird watching has no limits, it is great for all ages from children to grandparents and even those with disabilities, everyone can enjoy it.
If your new to birdwatching you may wonder what you need, this list provides you with essential and not so essential items for your bird watching trip.
Binoculars are definitely an essential item that you will needing on your birdwatching trip.
These affordable binoculars have fantastic reviews and have a high quality finish with sure-grip rubber coating for your comfort.
UV protection will help to protect your eyes from any harmful sun rays and the wide-angle field of view is great for fast-moving subjects so you will be sure not to miss a thing.
You don't have to travel far to bird watch but if you are lucky enough to have a spot in your garden you can install this bird box camera and watch from the comfort of your own home.
The detailed 700TV Line images are transmitted from the camera straight to your TV.
This is perfect for those really cold days or those who cannot get out regularly.
Where would a bird watcher be without an essential guide?
A guide like this can be really helpful when you are trying to identify a bird.
This item is super essential, especially on those cold days when you just need a brew to keep you warm.
This bird lovers flask is great for tea, coffee or even soup. (or maybe a smoothie if you're a health nut)
Spotting scopes are not to be confused with binoculars as they serve one purpose only and this is for spotting wildlife in one place.
Scopes like this one beat binoculars any day for magnification but they do not move as well as binoculars which means you won't be able to keep up with fast moving wildlife.
This particular rucksack is designed with bird watchers in mind. With the variety of pockets to place all of your essential items you will fall in love with this backpack.
An awesome feature of this backpack is that it comes with a rain cover so you can protect any items they may be visible, e.g. your tea flask in the side of the pocket.
A bird watching log book is essential for recording all of your findings.
Although a bird themed book may not be essential, it looks pretty cool and adds to the experience and excitement.