Do You Suck at Birding?

Do You Suck at Birding?

For Real!! Do you consider yourself an inept birder despite years of study and hours of field time? I totally get it! Although, I have a slightly different take on your "lack" of skills. Check out this week's video to learn more. Head on over to Bird Mentor's Facebook...

Watch Your Posture

Watch Your Posture

Posture is a commonly overlooked characteristic of a bird. Don't let it be!! Knowing just a little bit about a bird's posture can give you the extra information you need to identify a challenging species.   Leave a comment below to tell me what your guess is...

WARBLINGS

WARBLINGS

I think it's helpful when you are trying to learn something new, to hear from others who are right there with you, who may be innovating what's being taught, who inspire you to get out there and try again, who have something cheeky to say, who help create a sense of...

Who’s Wiser ~ Scrub Jay or Pinyon Jay

Who’s Wiser ~ Scrub Jay or Pinyon Jay

A few days ago a Corvid caused me to think a little bit more deeply about my life. I thought I'd share that story with you today. Leave a comment below and let me know what you think about this idea.

How Important Is Behavior in Bird Identification?

How Important Is Behavior in Bird Identification?

What is the first thing you notice about a bird? It's markings, color, size, maybe its call. Where in that list does bird behavior fall? Leave a comment below and tell me what bird behavior you've noticed that stands out to you as unique.

Deciphering the Master Birder’s Secret Code

Deciphering the Master Birder’s Secret Code

Does it ever sound like a foreign language when you listen to a master birder speak about the features on a bird's body? Well, it kind of is. Today, Kristi is going to walk us through 12 topographical features on a bird's head to help us build our confidence and...

Do You Have a Foot Fetish Too??

Do You Have a Foot Fetish Too??

Really!!!  Feet are awesome!! Bird feet are anyway. How well do you know the foot of a bird?  What can their feet tell you about them?  Entire epics actually!! A snowy winter day is the perfect time to join Kristi as she shares 5  of the core concepts of bird...