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American Birding Association – Birder’s Guides


Looking for the latest information on birding gear, birding travel, or pretty much anything else of interest to the hard-core birder?  Then please do check out the ABA’s Birder’s Guides series, available online, for FREE.  I dare you not to … Continue reading

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The Waterthrush Podcast #19


The latest Waterthrush Podcast is now available.  Celebrate migratory birds and migratory fish, hear firtshand how to use a field guide, and don’t rely too heavily on that GPS unit!

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The Only Bird Book You Need?


A few days ago, I posted a link to Will Grant’s review of the 2nd edition of David Sibley’s Guide to Birds entitled “The Only Bird Book You Need.” This prompted an email from a colleague asking simply, “Is this so?”  … Continue reading

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My favorite beginner’s field guide


Few people are familiar with this little guide, but it is a gem! (James Coe’s Eastern Birds, a Golden Guide.) I’ve been birding more than 35 years, so I’ve had lots of experience with field guides. I’ve also spent a … Continue reading

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