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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Periodic Table of Birding Pillow

This elemental design features the entire periodic table rewritten with an ornithological touch. Each actual element is still represented by the traditional letter symbol, but the names of the "elements" all have to do with birds.

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...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Audubon's Turkey Vultures Tee

Today's featured shirt features an image by the most famous ornithological artist of all time, John James Audubon. This is his painting of Turkey Vultures.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Anthophile

The definition of anthophile is a person or thing that is attracted to flowers. It might also refer to an organism that feeds on flowers or their parts. That sounds like some birds that I know -- hummingbirds! Hummies love flower nectar so it makes sense to call these little jewels anthophiles.