The Rules, Etiquette and Ethics of Birding (Hint: Don’t Be An Asshole!)

I have a question for you.   Who is most disrespectful or annoying birder you have ever been around? (Warning: If you can’t think of anyone then it could be you!)   Did they talk to loud?  Or maybe they never stopped talking? Did they scare away every single bird?   What did they do that makes them stand out?   Whether you have been […]

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The 8 Best Bird Watching Binoculars of 2017

Can we agree that shopping for the BEST bird watching binoculars can be extremely frustrating?   There are countless makes and models, all making some pretty big promises. After doing some research, it seemed that more questions arose than answers.   How much should I spend? Am I getting ripped off? Is this the best choice for bird watching? Which brand is the best?   […]

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What is a “Spark Bird”? How one bird can change your life!

Do you remember the moment you discovered bird watching?   What did it feel like to know that you could never go back to the way things were?   When I first discovered birding, it felt as though a hidden and secret world had finally been revealed. I couldn’t believe there were so many people just like me, who cared passionately about our feathered friends […]

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