You can let everyone know you're a birder when you place this decorative aluminum license plate on the front of your birdmobile. The standard sized license plate can be used on the front of your vehicle in states that don't require two plates or as wall decoration in your study.
The design on this birdwatcher's license plate is simple light text against a black background. It reads BI:RD O'CLOCK, referring to the extremely early wake-up call required for some of the best birding outings. This funny birder license plate is makes a perfect complement to back plates that support conservation causes and other wild or natural charities and causes.
This cute design was made for bird banders (or bird ringers) -- those who put metal or other identification bands on the legs of birds for scientific purposes.
The text on this mug design is a spoof of the phrase "I'm with the Band". Here the bold black text reads "I'm with the Banders". The text is accompanied by an illustration of one of the tools of the trade: a 5-hole set of bird banding pliers.
The bird bander mug design is shown here on a maroon and white combo mug. Choose from different mug styles, colors, and sizes to make this mug your own!
This funny cartoon design does not have a typo. An illustrated Bald Eagle bows down and appears to be moving its face. The image has the caption: EAGLE FEAK.
Feaking refers to the act of a bird cleaning its beak by rubbing it against a hard surface, such as on a branch or other perch. Birds typically do this after eating and sometimes after or during preening. The term is often used in falconry to describe the action taken by a bird of prey, but songbirds feak, too.
Find this funny eagle lover design on t-shirts like the one shown here.
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.
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.
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!"
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!"
Add "phile" to the end of a word or word stem to indicate love. A Larophile is someone who loves birds in the Laridae family -- gulls and allies.
Gulls can be a challenging family of avian species to study and understand. Different plumages for different age birds adds to the challenge of gull identification.
This hat was made for anyone who loves to study and observe gulls. Gull foot yellow text reads "LAROPHILE" while an adult gull soars by. Can you ID this bird? Help shade your eyes from blinding sun glare with this gull lover hat.
Peregrine Falcons are the fastest animal on earth. When diving, or stooping, for prey, they can travel at speeds over 200mph. This amazing species made a spectacular comeback from the brink of extinction and we are lucky to share our planet with them.
This original design for birders and bird lovers spoofs these high speed birds with a cheeky message. The text reads "Peregrines Like It Fast" in a grunge-style font. A silhouette of a Peregrine Falcon in a high-speed stoop accompanies the text. Overall the design is distressed for a vintage look.
Pick up a baseball-style cap for your dad this Father's Day. The holiday is coming up on June 21, 2020 and with the current global pandemic, it will be one to remember. As the hobby of birdwatching has gained popularity during stay-at-home and safer-at-home orders, more dads than ever consider themselves birdwatchers. Get your bird-loving dad a fun birder themed hat for his special day.
This baseball hat features an embroidered image of a Baltimore Oriole. This colorful bird delights birders across their migratory and breeding range. They are known to visit backyard feeding stations that include oranges and grape jelly, two of their favorite treats. The bird design is shown here on a basic wool cap in royal blue. This design can be purchase on three different hat styles, all available in variety of colors.
This is a printed hat in an athletic style with a funny sentiment for birdwatchers. They say the early bird gets the worm, and most birders know that the early birder gets the good birds. That means getting up at a very early hour: BI:RD O'Clock. Get this lightweight white hat in a knit or woven style.
This baseball hat features an embroidered image of a Black-capped (or Carolina) Chickadee. This popular, energenic and cheerful bird is a common feeder visitor in many parts of the United States. The hat is distressed for a vintage look. You can pick up this design on two other cap styles and in a variety of different colors.
This baseball cap for birders has embroidered text that reads "I LOVE MY BACKYARD BIRDS". The text surrounds a simple illustration of a birdhouse. This is a fun gift idea for backyard bird lovers, especially those who are new to the hobby. Get this on a wool cap, as shown, or pick a distressed or basic design, all available in different colors.
Purple Martins are large swallows that live in the New World. These migrant birds winter in South America and breed across North America.
The species is known for its near-reliance on manmade structures for their nesting. This is especially true for Purple Martins that nest across eastern portions of North America, where they nest almost exclusively in houses erected and maintained by enthusiasts, sometimes known as Purple Martin Landlords.
This embroidered hat was made for anyone who keeps Purple Martin (banding code PUMA) nest boxes and maintains a PUMA colony. The design is shown here on a distressed-style baseball hat. Text reading PURPLE MARTIN LANDLORD flanks a row of three birdhouses.
If you're going out where you might not be able to keep your physical distance, it's a good idea to wear a face mask. The CDC recommends the use of face coverings in addition to social distancing and other measures to fight the spread of COVID-19. These bird-themed masks share your love of birding without you having to say a word.
Keep your distance when you can, and wear a mask when you can't. This funny design has a little black cartoon bird saying "Six Feet Please".
This face maks features a photograph of a huge flock of Snow Geese in the skies over Bosque del Apache, New Mexico.
This mask features a delicate watercolor illustration of warblers perched among leaves.
Flying male Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are arranged against a perfect blue background. Share the joy of these little winged jewels with this reusable mask.
The warblers are coming! The warblers are coming! That means it's almost time for Warbler Neck Awareness Month, which takes place each year in May. Find your awareness swag in our Warbler Neck Awareness section. Choose from five different designs, featuring cartoon birders looking up and the cerulean blue feather awareness ribbon.