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: I Put Out For Birds

Urban Dictionary defines put out as the dispensation of sexual favors. Of course, that definition has nothing to do with this totally innocent retro-style design for back yard birders who enjoy putting out food for the birds.

Real Birders Use Four-Letter Words Funny Raglan T-Shirt

This funny Real Birders Use Four-Letter Words t-shirt is a fun gift idea for birders. Do you know the meaning of four-letter word in this context? Let me explain... Bird banders (also called bird ringers, especially in the United Kingdom) use four-letter codes to identify the species they...

Major League Birder Spoof Logo Gifts

This spoof design for birders is done in red, white, and blue graphic style of the Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association logos. In each of those logos, a player is featured in white silhouette against a red and blue two-tone background.  In this design made for...

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.