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Holbrook’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Birders

Holbrook’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Birders

Dec 10, 2021|Birding| by Holbrook Travel

There’s still time to find the perfect holiday gift for the birder in your life…or drop a hint about your own wish list. From feeders to field gear, here are a few ideas to inspire you.

Under $20

WindowAlert Window Decals

Protect birds by preventing window strikes. These static-cling decals, which come in a variety of designs, appear transparent to human eyes but reflect ultraviolet sunlight, helping birds avoid collisions. A great stocking stuffer! $6.95 per pack  

Rite in the Rain Birder’s Journal

This water-proof notebook is perfect for the avid birder, willing to spend time outdoors in all kinds of weather. $8.75

A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching by Rosemary Mosco

Rosemary Mosco, the artist and science communicator behind the clever Bird and Moon nature comics, strikes again with this entertaining, informative, illustrated look at the ubiquitous pigeon. $14.95

Bird-friendly Coffee

The organic, shade-grown Songbird Coffee line from Thanksgiving Coffee Company has been certified "Bird-Friendly" by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center (SMBC) and benefits the American Birding Association. $15 for a 12-ounce bag


Charley Harper "Monteverde" Puzzle

It's no surprise we love this 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle by beloved nature artist Charley Harper: it features some of our favorite Costa Rican birds and other wildlife! Try testing yourself to see how many different species can you identify. $20.95

Lymeez 3D Mesh Tick Gaiters

These permethrin-treated gaiters feature a thick mesh outer surface and impermeable bottom layer to protect against ticks while you're in the field. Available in olive or tan. $32

Bino Dock

This convenient binocular holder fits into your car's cupholder, protecting your optics while keeping them within reach for easy access. $49.99

$50 and up

Wingspan Board Game

Winner of the prestigious Kennerspiel des Jahres award, Wingspan has taken off since its release last year. If you can't get out to bird for real during the pandemic, this is an entertaining alternative. $60

Brome Squirrel Solution Wild Bird Feeder

This gift is a great solution for backyard birders with a squirrel problem. Never let a squirrel get in the way of birdwatching again with this birdfeeder that comes with a lifetime limited warranty.  $62.98

"Red Birds in Corn" Woven Cushion Cover

Members of Women United for Artisan Development, an artisans group in Guatemala, weave these colorfully designed cotton cushion covers on a backstrap loom. $69.99

Atlantic Puffin Decoy

The Audubon Seabird Institute's Project Puffin has used these hand-crafted conservation decoys for decades to successfully re-introduce puffins to the coast of Maine, but they also make a great decorative piece for the home. $110