Suggested Wildlife Viewing Materials
Binoculars, Maps, Field Guides and More
Some of the sites on the birding trail are in remote locations. Prior to hitting the trail, we suggest everyone bring along a few extra supplies to make your trip more enjoyable. Be sure to have a good road atlas, the proper equipment, and some common sense. Below are some suggested materials to bring.
There are three great road atlases you can purchase to help you navigate around the state. We’ve also made it easy for you to find Birding Trail sites by giving you the page and section number for the Delorme Atlas and The Roads of Colorado.
Bird Field Guides
Need some help identifying birds? There are a variety of identification guides you can purchase, to help you out, we’ve listed our three favorites.
- National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of N.A.
- The Sibley Guide to Birds
- A Field Guide to Western Birds
There are several other viewing guides you might consider getting from the library or buying, including:
A good pair of binoculars are essential to having a good wildlife viewing experience. If you need help selecting a pair of binoculars, you can ask the sales staff at ABA Sales, or read B&H Photo’s Binocular Buying Guide.