It’s “must” season for birders, when you must join in, must count, must donate… But the only thing you MUST do is be your own birder.
You’ve heard about the Mandarin duck in Central Park – but should it count as a lifer? Learn where I got my lifer Mandarin duck and why it counted, and whether or not the NYC duck should count.
When I’ve been birding for 10+ years, on different continents, even lived in hotspots in vastly different areas of the country… Why isn’t my life list longer? Learn how I count birds, and why the way each of us counts birds is a key part of how we are our own birders.
Education is a universal truth of birding, and this is one way I’ve been educating myself not only to be a better birder, but to better bring birding to others.
We are all birders in different ways, and this last of the three universal truths of birding brings all the essentials of being a birder together. Learn what education really means if you’re a birder!
Unusual yellow birds can be a spot of sunshine in your birding life, but what is a xanthochroistic bird and what birds show this unusual coloration?