Swallow-tailed Kite Cartoon Art Keychain

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?

New: World's Okayest Birder

You might be the most skilled birder in your bunch of birding friends, but how do you get that across without coming off as a prick? With your superior skills -- they'll see how good you are the more you bird with them. Even the greatest birder...

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...

Love/Hate Migration T-Shirt For Spring Birding

It's spring in the northern hemisphere, and birds are on the move! While our winged friends head north to their breeding grounds, some birders plan to maximize their time out in the field looking for them. There's a lot to love about migration! But this magical time has its...