14 Bird Movies & Documentaries (That Are Actually Worth Watching)

14 Bird Movies & Documentaries (That Are Actually Worth Watching)

Whether you are an active birder, backyard bird watcher or just love learning about birds, you have come to the right place! There are bird movies and documentaries on this list for everyone!   I included all of my favorites; from the best bird documentaries to kids movies to feature length movies about birds.   These films & movies are perfect to combine your interest […]

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The 6 Birding Podcasts I’m Listening Too Right Now

The 6 Birding Podcasts I’m Listening Too Right Now

What do you listen to while driving in your car?   Music? Talk Radio? Nothing?   What if you could turn those wasted moments into a chance to learn about birds?   That is how I utilize the best bird watching podcasts.   It’s one of my favorite ways to consume information and news.   A podcast is an audio program that that is downloaded […]

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The 14 Best Bird Watching Apps (2019)

The 14 Best Bird Watching Apps (2019)

I can’t imagine leaving my smartphone at home when birding! As technology continues to advance, it has become an invaluable tool.   For example, I have bird watching apps for just about everything, including field guides, checklist apps, automatic recognition and even apps that sync with eBird to help find local birds that I haven’t seen yet!   But trying to find apps that work […]

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The 19 Best Books About Birds (That You Actually WANT To Read)

The 19 Best Books About Birds (That You Actually WANT To Read)

This list of the 19 best bird watching books was designed to include books about birds that you WANT to read.   So let me tell you what is NOT on this list.   Field Guides.   It’s not that I don’t appreciate field guides. They are an essential part of any bird watchers library.   But to make it onto this list, I had […]

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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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Larkwire Review: The Gamification of Bird Sounds

Larkwire Review: The Gamification of Bird Sounds

Learning to identify birds by their songs or sounds can be incredibly 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

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 acutely aware of what I 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 a galaxy […]

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