About Because Birds

In 2013, I created becausebirds.com as a humorous Tumblr blog and then relaunched it as a full blog at the beginning of 2014. It was created to be a platform for my bird-related thoughts and experiences. A place for me to share useful articles about bird photography, recording, and birding technology.

Check out the post Audubon California wrote about Because Birds in 2016.

Who am I?

My name is Jeff Mann. I’m an mid-30s birder living in San Antonio, Texas. I go birding nearly every weekend and am always on the lookout to see or hear a new bird.

Up until 2013, I didn’t devote much time to learning about birds. However, that summer I connected with the local Los Angeles Audubon chapter and began my birding adventure.

What am I working on?

I’m working on a few birding-related side projects. Here are a few that are in progress:

Birding.wiki logo
birding.wiki is my newest small project. I am building a personal wiki to document my observations and experiences about different species and locations.
birding.blog is a smaller spin-off blog I’m using for bite-sized birding experiences and quips.

Happy birding!

Illustration by Zach Bellissimo