Category Archives for Birding Equipment

Birding Journals and Magazines

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Because birdwatching is so popular both as a form of recreation and as a science, and can be practised by amateurs as well as professionals, several journals are published, each with a slightly different editorial policy. Birds is published quarterly … Continue reading

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Field Guides for Bird Watching

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Field guides You can watch birds without the help of binoculars and telescopes. Garden birds especially will probably come close enough to enable you to identify them without these aids but unless you have an identification book you cannot satisfy … Continue reading

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Understanding Bird Photography

Mallard (Male), Burnaby Lake Regional Park (Pi...

Bird Photography Photography is an enormous subject about which many books have already been written. I am really writing this website for the birdwatcher who wants to take photographs but also wants to remain a birdwatcher. Rightly or wrongly I … Continue reading

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Suitable Clothing for Bird Watching

Clothing The first point to remember is that although you wish the bird no harm you are in fact a ‘hunter’ – a hunter of facts about live birds. You do not wish to kill but to observe as closely … Continue reading

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Binoculars and Telescopes for Birdwatching

Binoculars No real birdwatcher will be without a pair of binoculars. These are usually essential for the proper identification of a bird and will help considerably in the observation of close detail such as feeding methods and habits. There are … Continue reading

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Methods for Recording Birding Field Notes

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Field notebooks Together with a pair of binoculars and a field guide, the most important aid that a birdwatcher will need is a field notebook. This, as the name implies, is for use in the field, and is used to … Continue reading

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