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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Larkwire Review: The Gamification of Bird Sounds

Learning to identify birds by their songs or sounds can be extremely frustrating!   Seriously, just in my home of state of Ohio there are around 300 species! And most birds have multiple sounds that need to be learned between their different song variations and contacts calls.   Sure, learning a few of the most common species such as Mourning Dove or American Robin is […]

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iBird Pro Review: My FAVORITE Birding App and Field Guide

 When I go birding, I always take a backpack full of anything I might need; water, camera, binoculars, lens wipes, snacks, etc.   I am very aware of what I decide to carry because it will be sitting on my back for a few hours. I am always looking for ways to lighten my load. Light pack = happiness.    Once upon a time in […]

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