How to Start a Bird Blog

Have birds or the hobby of birdwatching inspired you? When I started really getting into birds, I had a lot of creativity looking for an outlet, some of it came through photography, and some of it came through writing. This blog post talks mainly about your blogging platform options and what to think about when starting a new bird blog.

Guides

Always check that speck

When birding or going about your day, sometimes you’ll see a small speck of color or a bird off in the distance. You may ask … Read more

carolina chickadee with spectrogram overlay

Entertainment

4 Reasons to Learn to Bird by Ear

Usually when I go birding, I’ll see half of the species and only hear the other half. Many birds are shy and only show themselves for fleeting glimpses or not at all. A lot of birds prefer to hide high up in the canopy making it difficult to get a good visual.

leading a bird walk at the park

Guides

How to get people interested in birdwatching

“I only ever see pigeons, crows, or sparrows…”

I’ve heard this common experience from many friends and family. As an avid birdwatcher for the last ten years, I wear my hobbies on my sleeve.

common nighthawk on branch

Birding Summary

Birding at Crescent Bend Nature Park

This morning I took a trip across town to visit a new birding spot, Crescent Bend Nature Park. I decided to go birding this morning rather late (by birding standards) and didn’t arrive at the park until 9 AM. Nonetheless, I was ready to see what I could find on my first visit.