Category Archives: Birding Basics
Preparation, Meet Opportunity.
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Seneca, Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician (5 BC – 65 AD) In birding, like any sport, reward is largely dependent upon effort. With birds appearing anywhere at anytime, one must always … Continue reading
Go Wild For Halloween!
Halloween has long been one of my favorite holidays. I’m sure it is mostly because I have always had an insatiable sweet tooth (Put it this way: I’m lucky my hubby is a dentist!). On this day (feel free to replace … Continue reading
5 More Reasons To Get The Birding Bug!
#6 BIRDING IS INEXPENSIVE (Birding on a Budget!) If you’d like to start feeding birds in your backyard, it can be very simple and affordable. Options range from offering some clean water and light ground feeding to investing in an … Continue reading
5 Reasons To Get The Birding Bug!
#1 BIRDING IS POPULAR (ALL THE COOL KIDS ARE DOING IT!) With over 53 million birders (This is a super-conservative number, as some organizations have calculated up to a whopping 81 million birders) in the United States alone, bird watching is…. drumroll, … Continue reading
Let me preface this entry by sharing with you the first word that ever left my lips: “why?” While most infants manage to utter the words “mama” or “dada” before the age of one, much to my parents’ dismay (or … Continue reading