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All About Owls: A Guide to the Silent Night Predators

All About Owls: A Guide to the Silent Night Predators

There are two hundred and sixteen species of owls today. One hundred and nineteen species belong to the typical owl family, with a total of eighteen species belonging to the barn owl family. The majority of owls are nocturnal predators. Their long sharp talons and hooked bills are designed to […]

Where Do Birds Go At Night in the Winter?

Where Do Birds Go At Night in the Winter?

Do you enjoy watching birds flitting around your backyard, going from feeder to feeder, or spending time in your bird bath? If you love watching bird life activity in your backyard, then you may wonder where do birds go at night in the winter months. During this time, the birds […]

Big Year Birding Rules and Strategies

Big Year Birding Rules and Strategies

In general, big year birding is a type of self-challenge that avid birders partake in to test their birding skills to determine how many birds they can identify in a single year. There’s also a birding year competition that’s hosted by the American Birding Society. We’ll discuss the ABA’s bird […]

The Leading Birding Organizations Across The USA      

The Leading Birding Organizations Across The USA      

Most birding organizations across the USA are nonprofit. They simply provide leadership to bird watchers by providing the educational tools and skills needed for this exciting hobby. Many of the organizations cater specifically to the recreational birder and offer many programs that new birders can take advantage of. Our list […]

The Gilded Flicker: Life, Love, and Habitat

The Gilded Flicker: Life, Love, and Habitat

One of the larger woodpeckers in the Picidae family, the gilded flicker is loud, beautiful and graceful. It’s commonly found in the eastern Colorado desert regions, Yuma, and the Sonoran. It’s primarily a ground foraging woodpecker and features a spotted dark barred brown back, a pale gray throat, and face, […]

What is the Best time of Day for Birdwatching?

What is the Best time of Day for Birdwatching?

Birding is fun, relaxing, and fulfilling, whatever time of day you decide to break out your binoculars, however, some times of day are better than others. So, what is the best time of day for birdwatching? This can depend on the species of bird you’re hoping to view and the […]

Birdwatching for Beginners: Diving Into Nature

Birdwatching for Beginners: Diving Into Nature

Birdwatching is a fun hobby for people of all ages. It’s also one of the best ways to become acquainted with local wildlife and just enjoy nature in general. Birdwatching for beginners will allow you to explore a world you’ve never noticed before. And it’s a really easy hobby to […]

Birdwatching Equipment for Your First Outdoor Adventure

Birdwatching Equipment for Your First Outdoor Adventure

Birding is a great hobby that requires careful observation, plenty of patience and a true appreciation for nature. It can also require some essential birdwatching equipment such as telephoto lenses, a spotting scope, a journal, and most importantly, binoculars. Let’s dig a little deeper to learn more about the type […]