Funny Patch Birding Insanity Hip Flask

As we birders face this unprecedented global pandemic, many of us are turning to our local patch -- our own backyards, often -- to satisfy our need to see birds. Patch birding is the best. You can get a real feel about trends and the movement of birds from...

Love/Hate Migration T-Shirt For Spring Birding

It's spring in the northern hemisphere, and birds are on the move! While our winged friends head north to their breeding grounds, some birders plan to maximize their time out in the field looking for them. There's a lot to love about migration! But this magical time has its...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Nyctophile

What's a nyctophile, and what does it have to do with owls? A nytophile is a person, animal, or thing that prefers darkness. It can also mean one that prefers the nighttime. The fact that most owls are nocturnal makes this 5-star word apply to most species of owl. Maybe it describes you too?

Red-shouldered Hawk Portrait Gifts

This is a detailed portrait of Red-shouldered Hawk. The featured bird is an adult in fine plumage. This wild bird was hunting from a perch at the time the photo was taken in central Florida, where Red-shoudered Hawks are the most abundant diurnal bird of prey.