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How do I start studying birds?

How do I start studying birds?

The best place for beginning birders to begin is a local park near you, which gives you a chance to see and learn about a few new-to-you species while spotting some that are familiar visitors at your backyard feeder. This is also a wonderful way to meet and make friends with other bird enthusiasts.

What is the word for bird-watching?

Birdwatching or birding means going outside to enjoy watching birds. It is a popular hobby. Someone who does this may be called a birdwatcher, but more often a twitcher or birder.

What time of day is best for birding?

As the saying goes, the early bird catches the worm, which is why many birders head outdoors at dawn. “Birds sleep at night and are hungry in the morning, so they have to go out and eat,” Stiteler says. Though you can bird watch at other times of day, avoid noon. Noon is when birds are least active, Stiteler says.

What is the best bird app?

Field Guides

Application Price* Platforms
Sibley eGuide to the Birds of North America $19.99 iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows, and Blackberry
Audubon Bird Guide Free iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, HP, and Nook
iBird $2.99-39.99 (free Lite version) iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows

Is there an app for bird watching?

So here is my expert take on 10 iPhone birding apps — Audubon Birds, iBird Pro, National Geographic Birds, Peterson Birds, and Sibley eGuide to Birds and two newer additions, BirdsEye (North America), Merlin, the newish eBird app and the old Kindle app (all are also available on Android phones and the larger, tablet …

What’s so fun about bird watching?

Some of the most rewarding birding experiences are those that you work the hardest for. By becoming a birdwatcher, you are stimulating your brain in healthy ways. You must hone your senses and learn to observe little details. You’ll come to remember the names and habitats of many species.

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