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 too 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 Binoculars for Bird Watching (2018)

Can we agree that shopping for the BEST bird watching binoculars can be incredibly frustrating?   There are countless makes and models, all making some pretty big promises. After doing some research, more questions usually arise.   How much should I spend? Am I getting ripped off?  Which brand is the best?     I spent hours upon hours (seriously, way too much time!) digging […]

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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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