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Welcome to Bird Watching HQ!   My name is Scott and I absolutely love bird watching! I consider myself a beginner and have a lot to learn.   I am in my early thirties, trying to balance my love of birding with life’s other responsibilities. Mainly my beautiful family, friends, health and work.   I have one beautiful two year old daughter who is in […]


I thought it would be beneficial to share all of the tools, gear and products that I am currently using. I love talking to other birders to get new ideas and thought this could be valuable. Please comment at the bottom if there‚Äôs something I should check out.   *Any product, book or service that appears below is something I am currently using or have […]

My Life List

World: 23 species Ohio: 23 species My Yard: 15   *eBird is used to keep track of my lists. The links above will take you to my eBird profile, lists and species.*   I have enjoyed birding on and off for the past 10 years or so. One of the reasons that I enjoy the hobby is the feeling of adding to my life list […]

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“Spark Bird”

“Spark Bird”

When I first discovered birding, it felt as though a hidden and secret world had finally been revealed. I couldn’t believe that so many people cared passionately about our feathered friends and conserving the wild lands that they lived upon. I compare it to Harry Potter finding out there is a separate universe filled with wizards and he is one of them!   Almost every […]

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Monthly Update: January 2017

Birds Added to Life List: 23 Total Birds on Life List: 23   Welcome to my first Monthly Updates post!   I’m excited to share what I have been up too over the past month. From getting out in the cold winter to look for birds to working every day on Bird Watching HQ, I feel that birds have occupied a huge amount of my […]

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eBird: The Birding App I Use The Most

eBird: The Birding App I Use The Most

Part of the fun of birding is keeping lists. I love trying to see as many species as possible every time I go for a hike, which becomes a game and competition against myself. During any birding excursion, I am constantly aware of how many birds I have seen. Keeping lists of birds is important to almost all birders and we all want to keep […]

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