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Fun Raspberry Pi project: Identify backyard birds 24/7

Have you ever wanted to know what birds you hear at home? You can use BirdNET-Pi on your Raspberry Pi with a small microphone to record and ID birds 24/7. I’ve been curious about this project for a while and decided to take the plunge.

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2022 Holiday Gift Ideas for Bird Lovers

There are many gift ideas for bird lovers of different kinds. Whether you’re looking for something small and affordable, like a bird-themed mug or keychain, or something more extravagant, like a bird feeder or birdhouse, there’s something for everyone. So why not surprise the bird lover in your life with a thoughtful and unique gift that shows how much you care about their passion for birds?


How to remove noise from bird photos

I researched online for content related to bird photo editing and came across a recommendation for TopazLabs’ DeNoise AI. This software does some magic and removes a lot of noise from photos without getting that muddy watercolor effect.

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My personal bird Pokédex

Besides my eBird lists and my general blog posts, I’ve been wanting to create something like a wiki or Pokédex to create entries for birds I see. Somewhere I can record information and personal anecdotes about each species I like.

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Getting into the hobby of birding

Many people have a “spark bird” that piques their interest in birds. This could be the ducks you fed at the pond, a cool bird that visited your yard, or anything that made you stop and think. Birdwatching or ’birding’ is a welcoming hobby for people of all ages.

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My Gear Setup for Bird Photography

I spent my first nine years as a hobby photographer with my original Canon camera setup, a Rebel T5i and EF 400mm lens. Earlier this year I upgraded my equipment to Canon’s mirrorless lineup and RF lens line. I‘m not a spec expert, but I’ll share why I selected each piece and what I appreciate.


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.