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Gift Ideas for Backyard Birdwatchers

In this highly unusual year, backyard birdwatching was a positive highlight for many people who faced quarantine, working from home, and forgoing familiar social activities. Discovery of wildlife at home has recruited many into the fantastic hobby of birdwatching and lots of folks who were already turned on to birds got to know their neighborhood and back yard birds more intimately. Here are some fun gift ideas for backyard birdwatchers.

Funny I Put Out for Birds T-Shirt

Found on Zazzle – See more in I Put Out For Birds (boy)

This is a cheeky design that uses a vintage-style illustration of a young boy feeding some wild birds. The text uses an old-school font to say "I Put Out For Birds". 

Shown here on a unisex Ringer T-Shirt, this "I Put Out For Birds" design with muted warm colors looks great on white or light apparel styles. 

I Love My Backyard Birds Mug

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A flock of common North American birds comes together in this design made for backyard birders. Species include Blue Jay, Red-winged Blackbird, Indigo Bunting, Black-capped or Carolina Chickadee, and American Robin. These familiar birds often visit feeding stations or residential areas.

Get this unique "I Love My Backyard Birds" design on a "combo" mug as shown, or pick from other drinkware options, including beer steins and frosted glass mugs.

Simple Birdhouse Embroidered Hoodie Sweater

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If providing housing for your feathered friends is part of your backyard birding enjoyment, a hoodie with an embroidered birdhouse is a fun choice. This cute hoodie is great to wear as you monitor breeding success or watch the comings and goings of birdhouse residents. 

Shown here on a brown unisex hoodie, you can get this embroidered birdhouse design on a variety of other apparel colors or styles.

Funny Anti-Squirrel Hat for Bird Lovers

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Eastern Grey Squirrels are known to be cute, voracious, and, sometimes, bird feeder pests. This funny design features a fluffy squirrel sitting within a "no" symbol of a red circle with a diagonal cross line. The graphic image is a simple message for bird lovers -- squirrels are not welcome! If you know someone who struggles to keep squirrels off of their bird feeders, this would make a funny gift.

Get this funny design on a trucker hat as shown here or find "Anti-Squirrel" on t-shirts, mugs, stickers, and more.

Major League Birder Spoof Logo Gifts

This spoof design for birders is done in red, white, and blue graphic style of the Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association logos. In each of those logos, a player is featured in white silhouette against a red and blue two-tone background. 

In this design made for birdwatchers, the silhouette figure is a person in a baseball cap looking through a spotting scope. The red and blue background is split in part by one of the legs of the scope tripod. This fun logo style design is available on apparel and several other gift and novelty items: Major League Birder.

Major League Birder Trucker Hat – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder Mug – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder T-Shirt – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder T-Shirt – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder Bumper Sticker – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder T-Shirt – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder T-Shirt – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle
Major League Birder Coffee Mug – Are you a birder of major league status? Then this fun spoof design is just for you! View on Zazzle

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Funny Song Bird Mnemonics T-Shirts for Birders

Mnemonics are memory aids. To help remember bird songs and calls, sometimes birdwatchers use mnemoics, or phrases that sound like the bird sounds. Often these phrases are funny made up sayings that help jog the memory while also tickling the funny bone. Here are some funny t-shirts for birders featuring memorable bird song mnemonics.

What Cheer Cheer Cheer Northern Cardinal Song Shirt

Found on Zazzle

The Northern Cardinal has a cheerful-sounding song, so it makes sense that the common mnemonic exudes cheer. Do you hear them singning, "What cheer, what cheer, cheer cheer cheer?!" If you hear such cheer, this funny bird-lover quote t-shirt was made for you.

Pleased To Meet Ya Chestnut-sided Warbler Song Shirt

Found on Zazzle

Ah, warbler song! Those beautiful notes we need to recall each spring as the migrants make their way through our territory once more. Remember the song of the Chestnut-sided Warbler with this fun bird song quote t-shirt that uses the CSWA mnemonic: "Pleased pleased pleased to meet ya!"

Funny Warbling Vireo Mnemonic Song T-Shirt for Birders

Found on Zazzle

The quote on this shirt is big and bold. The mnemonic for the Warbling Vireo's complicated song is long and funny. Only fellow birders will understand the saying on this shirt: "If I see you I will seize you and I'll squeeze you till you squirt!"

Drink Your Tea! Funny Eastern Towhee Song Shirt

Found on Zazzle

The elegant Eastern Towhee has an elegant mnemonic for its elegant song: "Drink your tea!" Birders will recognize this text t-shirt design as being bird-themed. Others might think you have a thing for Earl Gray.

Larophile Trucker Hat for Gull Fans & Laridae Lovers

Peregrines Like It Fast Funny T-Shirt