Bird watching, or ‘twitching’ has become phenomenally popular in Britain over the past few years, with prime time TV shows fronted by famous faces such as Bill Oddie leading the charge to the woods, beaches and moorlands in order to spot the latest rare specimen to land on our shores.
Traditionally, bird watching binoculars were the most common instrument for twitchers and the clichéd image of the eager twitcher edging his way along a thin branch to catch a glimpse of a rare bird, with the binoculars strapped around his neck.
Indeed, at Sherwoods, we carry a fantastic range of bird watching binoculars which are excellent tools for all types of bird watching. However, keen ornithologists are increasingly usingtelescopes for their hobby. Although they are more readily associated with astronomy, the development of bird watching scopes has taken the popular pastime to a new level of professionalism and sophistication.
High power telescopes have an amazing range and clarity and ensure that you will never miss any opportunity to spot rare and beautiful breeds. Spotting scopes are usually prismatic and can be used with a variety of magnification eyepieces. We have a great range of spottingscopes from acuter, celestron, minox and many other manufacturers which are suitable for wildlife observation as well as bird watching.
The choice can seem intimidating, but our team are happy to guide you to the perfect product for your needs. So, whether you are gazing at stars through telescopes, or scope – spotting for sea eagles, elephants or cheetahs, let Sherwoods advise you on the best scopes for the job, we will ensure you don’t miss a single thing.
There are a number of reasons why you might want to invest in telescopes. Maybe you’re a bird watcher, an astronomer or are just interested in the world around you, but whatever your reasons you’re going to need the right telescopes to suit your needs, budgets and preferences.
To find the right telescopes for you, you’re going to need to decide what you actually want to use them for. If you need them to watch the night’s sky then you’ll be looking for different features than if you wanted them for bird watching, for example, so always think about your individual requirements before you start looking.
You need to think about your budget as well, and that’s often closely linked to the quality and performance that you’re looking for. You always want to go for the highest quality you can, but if you’re after ultra-high powered telescopes then you’ll probably be able to spend a bit more than if you were just getting into the area.
All that’s left to do is to start searching! There are a number of places you could go to find the ultimate telescopes, and heading online will often be able to present you with the best choice. But, if you want to find the best options around, why not come to us here at Sherwoods? We have the makes, models and price ranges to suit just about everyone, so no matter what you’re looking for we’re confident you’ll be able to find it here.
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