- Bird and Birding Book Reviews (35)
- Birding Tips for Specific Birds (12)
- Birding for Kids (9)
- Ethics and Etiquette (4)
- Getting Birding Help (7)
- Holiday Birding Fun (7)
- Life Lists (7)
- Seasonal Birding Tips (17)
Get Started Birding
It can be easy to get started birding, and these five steps can help anyone interested in birds begin to build their life list, learn to identify birds and discover what fun birding can be.
What Is Birding?
Birding is more than just a hobby, it is good exercise, a popular activity for all ages, and a great companion to many other hobbies.
Birdwatching or Birding?
From birdwatchers to birders, we all share a love of birds - but who's who? Learn the difference between birders and birdwatchers and decipher clues to decide which one you are.
How to Go Birding
Birding is more than taking a walk and seeing birds, and these tips can help you plan how to go birding to maximize the birds you see and minimize any problems.
When to Go Birding
When you go birding can make a great difference in the birds you see, and these tips can help you choose the best time to go birding every day in every season.
Types of Birders
What type of birder are you? There are six major types of birders and many hobbyists fit more than one category.
10 Biggest Birding Mistakes
What might seem like a simple mistake can have a big impact in the field. Avoid these top birding mistakes to make the most of your birding opportunities.
Qualities of a Good Birder
Anyone can pick up a field guide and identify birds, but a truly dedicated birder has certain qualities that allow them to appreciate this hobby to its fullest. If you share these qualities of a good birder, you’re more likely to become an accomplished and expert birder while thoroughly enjoying the experienc
12 Tips to Be a Better Birder
It can be easier than you think to improve your birding skills, whether you want to identify birds, attract them, feed them or just enjoy them. These 12 tips can help you be a better birder, one step at a time.
Safety Tips for Birders
Accidents and injuries can happen even on a simple bird walk, and these safety tips for birders can help you be prepared for unforseen situations while birding.
5 Ways to Share Your Love of Birding
How to share your love of birding and bird watching with friends, family members and your community.
John James Audubon
One of the most famous names in ornithology and bird artwork, John James Audubon was a celebrated naturalist whose work is still popular with modern birders.
Explanations and a list of birding acronyms useful for field notes, texting reports and filenames, including bird species acronyms and other popular birding acronyms.
How to Count Birds
How many birds are in that flock? If you know how to count birds, you can be confident in your answer. Learn different techniques for counting birds and why accurate numbers are important.
What Is Backyard Birding?
Tips for getting started as a backyard birder, including how to make your yard meet birds' needs, how to keep your backyard flock safe and how to enjoy your backyard birds.
Pishing is common among birders, but do you know what it is and how to do it properly? You can attract a wide range of birds with pishing, but doing so isn't always for the best. These guidelines can help you decide to pish or not to pish.
Protect Pets From Birds of Prey
Tips for protecting pets from bird attacks from hawks, owls or other raptors. Bird attacks are rare but do happen, and these tips can help pet owners keep their pets safe.
Discussion of what a bird range is and what factors affect bird ranges. Includes descriptions of different types of bird ranges.
You Might Be a Birder If...
Every birder has that story that shows their dedication to birding, a colossal identification mistake, a glorious rare bird sighting or just a fun birding time. Now is your chance to share your "you might be a birder if…" tales to show just the type of birder you are!
Top 10 Bird News Stories of 2010
Birds are always making headlines, and these are the top 10 bird news stories of 2010.
What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird
Tips for how to help a baby bird, including when to know that leaving the bird alone is the best option for its health and survival.
Top 10 Bird News Stories of 2012
What birds made headlines in 2012? These top news stories kept our feathered friends in the spotlight all year long.
Top 10 Bird News Stories of 2011
Birds made headlines in a number of ways in 2011, and this recap covers the top stories of interest to birders.
How to Keep a Birding Journal
Tips for how to keep a birding journal for more detailed observations, including what type of journal to buy, what details to record and how to use your journal to become a better birder.