A life list is a birder’s testament to the birds they’ve seen, but how should birds be added? I’ve got a wide range of birds on my life list that should not be there at all.
Just how do birds keep warm when temperatures drop, and what can birders do to help?
I had a wonderful encounter with hyacinth macaws recently – learn how captive bird moments can be amazing opportunities for birders!
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.