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Choosing Binoculars for Bird Watching

Choosing Binoculars for Bird Watching

Written by on September 26, 2016 in Bird Watching, Bird Watching Equipment with 1 Comment

Choosing binoculars for bird watching in our backyards is a matter of understanding 4 factors. Taking each into account will help you make the right choice for your own bird watching needs. The factors are distance, size, weight and price. Each is explained more fully below to help you make a better decision. I’ve included […]

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Bird Watching Field Guides

Bird Watching Field Guides

Written by on October 20, 2014 in Bird Watching, Bird Watching Equipment, Featured Bird Gift with 4 Comments

A bird watching field guide is an important part of your equipment. Easily being able to recognize what birds you see will help every bird watcher. Whether you are enjoying your backyard birds or hiking through hills and valleys, you will see a wealth of our feathered friends. So make sure to have a good […]

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Bird Watching, Birding, and Ornithology

Bird Watching, Birding, and Ornithology

Written by on April 9, 2014 in Bird Watching with 0 Comments

What’s the difference between a bird watcher, birding, birders, twitching and ornithology? A lot of terms, but do they mean the same thing? No, as a matter of fact, they are all quite different. They each represent a different level or approach to learning and studying birds. Bird watching is considered one of the most […]

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Common Grackle Backyard Bird

Common Grackle Backyard Bird

Written by on August 15, 2012 in Common Backyard Birds with 0 Comments

The Common Grackle is an interesting and fun bird to watch.  But, usually you will see many of these birds grouped together. You can recognize them easily by their iridescence head feathers that typically take on a purple or green color in the sunlight. These birds are very social with each other and will congregate […]

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Funny Bird Watchers T-Shirts

Funny Bird Watchers T-Shirts

Written by on August 1, 2012 in Bird Watching with 1 Comment

Yes, we all know bird watchers are a bit interesting. Well, I know I am anyway. And we have a great sense of humor about it, too. That’s why, when I found these funny bird watcher t-shirts, I just had to share them with you. These two are my favorites, but there are plenty more […]

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