Time to watch the birdies

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BIRD watchers can find out more about how to best to look at their feathered friends at a event this month.

Visitors can check out the latest optical equipment and also chat to experts from In Focus, a firm which sells binoculars and telescopes which are suitable for bird watching, at the Wetlands Centre, in Washington.

There will also be opportunities to test, select and buy state-of-the-art binoculars and telescopes under field conditions.

Organisers say that part exchanges will be considered and used stock is available.

A percentage of every sale is donated to the Wetlands Centre to help continue ita wildlife conservation work.

In Focus is a Birdlife International Species Champion.

It is also the main sponsor of Birdfair and Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre-approved optics partner.

The organisation has also donated more than £1million towards conservation projects.

This month’s meet takes place on Sunday, March 25.

The event is suitable for those with pushchairs.

For further information call In Focus on 01484 864 729, or visit www.at-infocus.co.uk.

For further details about the Wetlands Centre call 416 5454, or visit www.wwt.org.uk.