BI:RD O'CLOCK Decorative License Plate

Purple Martin Landlord Hat

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...

Old Digiscopers Never Die Funny Coffee Mug

Along with the boom in birdwatching in 2020, the sometimes accompanying hobby of digiscoping also saw new enthusiasts join in during our pandemic year. Digiscoping is the use of a spotting scope along with a digital photographic device (camera or smartphone) to take pictures.  This funny text was made...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Bird I'd Like To Find

Can you believe it's been over 10 years since the Ivory-billed Woodpecker went from being "probably extinct" to "rediscovered"? The species made headlines back in April 2005 when experts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology reported the discovery of at least one male Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the Big Woods of Arkansas. In the following years, expeditions were mounted and volunteers sought definitive proof... which was never produced. That doesn't mean that the Ivory-billed Woodpecker is still a Bird I'd Like to Find.

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?