Birdwatcher Dad Hats for Father's Day

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.

Embroidered Baltimore Oriole Dad Hat

Found on Zazzle – See more in Birders & Birding

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. 

BI:RD O'CLOCK Birder Baseball Hat

Found on Zazzle – See more in Funny Birder Gifts

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. 

Black-capped Chickadee Dad Hat

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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.

I Love My Backyard Birds Embroidered Hat

Found on Zazzle – See more in Backyard Birding

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.

Those Pesky Empids

It may be the dead of winter now, but spring migration will be here before you know it. Get ready by learning your Empidonax flycatchers. You'll have to put time into learning their calls, because learning their field marks may prove useless in a lot of cases. And...

Without Birding One Weak

We all know that seven days make a week. But what does seven days without birding make a birder? Weak, that's what!

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.

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...