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

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

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.

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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

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.

Three Tips to Help Prepare for Your Birdwatching Vacation

Three Tips to Help Prepare for Your Birdwatching Vacation

Are you thinking about taking a vacation this year?

Would you like to include a little bird watching time while you are at your destination? Maybe the sole purpose of your entire trip is to go bird watching.

Whatever the case may be, I think you’ll find today’s Bird Mentor video helpful in crafting a trip that will get you out there actually seeing the birds you hope to see.

I’ll share the three most important things I do when I’m getting ready to head to unfamiliar birding territory. I have to admit, you’ll probably find one of them pretty boring. But, it’s honestly the best thing you can do to get ready for your vacation. Heck, you should do it regardless of whether or not you are traveling to an exotic destination this year.

You’ll also hear a few stories from my recent adventures in Southern Arizona.

Leave a comment below to let me know how you like to prepare for your birding vacations.

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.

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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 about the bird we saw.

The 3 Things You Need to Identify Any Bird Anywhere!

The 3 Things You Need to Identify Any Bird Anywhere!

Do you give up your power to others when you’re stumped about a mystery bird?

What’s the alternative?

Is it even possible to find the answer on your own?
Actually, it is!!
Today, I’ll share the 3 things you need to identify ANY BIRD ANYWHERE.

 

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