What A Year to Be An Ohio Birder! Nellie & Nish Delight

Have you been following the amazing story of Nellie and Nish, the Piping Plovers that are nesting at Maumee Bay State Park in Lucas County, Ohio? This intrepid pair is in the middle of a successful nesting season at the park, which is extremely notable as Piping Plovers have not nested in Ohio for over 80 years! The celebrity couple is being monitored each day to ensure their safety and well-being. They have hatched four chicks, much to the delight of birders across Ohio and elsewhere. You can read more about Nellie and Nish, and the incredible volunteer effort that sprang into action once nesting was considered imminent, here: Maumee Bay Piping Plovers.

T-Shirt Tuesday: American Dippers Like It What?

This is a funny, cheeky t-shirt design for birders. The text may be a bit risque, but birders know the words speak only the truth: American Dippers really do like it wet.

Bird Art Lined Notebook Journals for Back to School

Themed journals like these bird art notebooks are a great way to bring along your passion (birds or birdwatching) as you take class notes or do homework. These notebooks all feature notable fine art of birds by famous artists. Keep your field notes in a bird-themed journal, or take...

Premium Quality Birder T-Shirt & Other Fun Gift Ideas

This t-shirt for birders has a stamp-style design that's artificially faded for a vintage look. The stamp reads Premium Quality Birder.

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.