As a beginning birder, the expertise of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology birders teaching me wasn't nearly as important as their patience.
Recording each new bird species you see sounds obsessive but it's a great tool for increasing awareness.
My husband and I are a great birding team. He relies on me to help him hear and spot birds, and I rely on him to get any pictures that he can. We often learn important things when we look at his photos later, making them of great value to me. But when I'm on... Continue Reading →