From a humble Tumblr blog to a full-fledged website, Because Birds has come a long way over the last 10 years. In this blog post, I’ll take you on a journey through our evolution and share some of the most popular content that’s kept readers coming back for more. Join us for a celebration of all things birding!
Recently, AI-powered tools have popped up in a variety of different mediums. AI image generation was the first to surge in popularity (DALL-E), along with AI chatbots like Chat-GPT.
As someone who loves birds and technology, let’s see how well, if at all, AI can create realistic images of popular bird species.
I’ve been a big proponent of the Merlin Bird ID app for several years. Developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Sound ID is a popular feature that uses artificial intelligence to identify bird species from their songs and calls. The latest update to the app brings new features that will make exploring your saved Sound ID recordings more fun and convenient.
If you are fortunate, you may spend your vacations discovering new birds, but if not, you must fit birdwatching into any free time available in your travel schedule. Here’s what we found casually birding in Greece.
I’ve been a big fan of the Bird Buddy smart bird feeder since I received it in late-November 2022. It’s been a solid smart bird feeder, but it’s not without its faults.
A clone competitor company, AUXCO, provided me with their product. Let’s honestly see how they compare.
In 2022, I toyed with the idea of creating a wiki-like experience to organize and document anything related to birds and my hobby of birdwatching.
The first concept of birding.wiki was launched on Because Birds as the BirdDex.
Birdwatching is a wonderful hobby that allows us to connect with nature, observe beautiful creatures, and learn about the diversity of the world around us. For young, curious birdwatchers, it can be an especially rewarding experience. And having the right tools can make all the difference in their ability to explore the world of birds.