How to Find Warblers During Migration

How to Find Warblers During Migration

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If you’ve ever tried to find a warbler during migration you know it can be pretty tough. Right?

Well, in my video today I have a tip that most birders don’t think of right way that can make your warbler searching super simple, even beginners can find them. 

Leave a comment below to let me know what birds you’ve seen sheperding the warblers through the forest.

One Action Every Beginning Birder Can Take to Improve Their Skills.

One Action Every Beginning Birder Can Take to Improve Their Skills.

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People are always asking me what they can do to improve their skills as a birder. Some things take time, and even years to learn. Other things, like this tip I’m going to share in today’s video, are super simple and something anyone can do.

In addition to helping you to become a better birder, it will also build your confidence and self-reliance, so you don’t need to rely on the experts all the time.

Click this link to check out these and my other favorite birding guides, as well as a host of other cool books about birds.

How to Feed Birds in the Winter, Without Having to Buy Loads of Birdseed

How to Feed Birds in the Winter, Without Having to Buy Loads of Birdseed

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Not only can bird seed be expensive after a while it can get pretty messy, calling in all sorts of critters like rodents and even bear. So, what’s a bird lover to do when they really want to offer a little extra nourishment to the birds over the colder months?

Check out today’s video to hear more.

Can’t Recognize That Bird Song?

Can’t Recognize That Bird Song?

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What do you do when you can’t tell the difference between one bird song and another?

 Plug your ears?

Shrug your shoulders and walk away? 

Noooooo.

In today’s video I share 4 TIPS to help you know what to do the next time you hear a bird song you don’t recognize, so you don’t have to just throw your hands up in the air in frustration.

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Apologies for the loud creek in the background and the awfully bright day. Since they were both more appreciated than not, I decided to keep shooting. I hope you’ll understand.

Click the link below to join the Bird Song Waitlist.

Apologies for the loud creek in the background and the awfully bright day. Since they were both more appreciated than not, I decided to keep shooting. I hope you’ll understand.

To learn even more Advanced Skills for Beginning Birders check out the Bird Mentor website at: http://www.birdmentor.com

Thank you to the generous folks who share their work on Xenocanto.com, especially:
1. XC407827 – Black-capped Chickadee – Jim Berry
2. XC173954 – Eastern Phoebe – Jorge de Leon Cardozo & Susan Hochgraf
3. XC277025 – Spotted Towhee – greg Irving
4. XC190477 – Grey Catbird – Krzysztof Deoniziak

How to Learn Bird Calls ~ Crow v/s Raven

How to Learn Bird Calls ~ Crow v/s Raven

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Ever wish you could tell the difference between a crow and a raven call?  It’s a bit easier than you may think.

Today I’ll share a few tips about how to tell the difference between their voices as well as their appearance.

There is a sweet moment in the video where they actually showed up (vocally that is), as if on cue. 

Leave a comment below to let me know how it goes for you.

Do You Really Want to Become a Better Birder?

Do You Really Want to Become a Better Birder?

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A lot of people talk about wanting to improve their birding skills and try all sorts of tips and tricks to do so.

What I’m going to share with you today may feel a little edgy and disconcerting at first, but it is honestly one of the best things you can do to become a better birder…. and a better observer of life in general.

Leave a comment below to tell me what bird you think I was describing.

 

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