Spotting Scopes

It is a common misconception that binoculars and spotting scopes can be used interchangeably. Spotting scopes offer magnification in excess of 20x up to 60x or even 80x. The object will be magnified at 60-80 times it original size. Such high levels of magnification will render the binocular impossible to use. Further, image clarity will deteriorate rendering the device useless. Spotting scopes a...


Other Birding Supplies

A good set of binoculars or spotting scope is enough to get started with birding. However, one will require additional supplies as one takes further interest in this pastime. Birding in the backyard will become a lot simpler if one sets up feeder, bird bath, nectar producing plants, and bird houses in the backyard. These supplies, although not essential per se, will help you spend time with your...



The price of high end binoculars is enough to deter amateur birding enthusiasts. However, it is not necessary to have expensive binoculars in the initial stage. Standard binoculars offering 5x+ magnification is more than enough for beginners. When buying a binocular, it is important to consider power, size, field of view, roof, and eye relief. Power refers to magnification and size refers to the...


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