Hi friends! I like birds but know nothing about them. Is there an app that has information about birds that I might see so I can identify them, and maybe keep track of the ones I see? [more inside]
My backyard birds seem to enjoy spilled dogfood just fine, but what if I wanted to level up? [more inside]
I am hoping to find the US equivalent to the Australian "What Bird is That?" book and my google fu is failing me. [more inside]
A few friends of mine live in Somerville, MA, which is right outside of Boston. For the past few weeks, a bird has been repeatedly showing up on their porch and, apparently, making friends with them. [more inside]
Need help i.d.ing the most likely name for a bird I saw in Singapore, on Sentosa Island. Unfortunately, I have no pics. [more inside]
Mefi birdwatchers, i need help! I'm looking for the most authoritative and comprehensive book(s) on the indigenous birds of Arkansas. Bonus points if it's fancy and the kind of thing you could put on your lap while sitting on the porch and bird watching. [more inside]
I want to see an owl. [more inside]
Bird-watching books and gadgets for a bird-loving (but novice) 70 year old man? [more inside]
I love my mom, and she loves birds. I want to put her bird feeder online so she can watch it at work. Is a networked webcam what I'm looking for? What are my options? [more inside]
I saw this bird this morning in the bottle brush in my back yard. It kept giving out a single "tweet" every ten seconds or so. One of the photos is an action shot, but I've never seen such a flashy bird where I live - Los Angeles. Does anyone know what it is?
Birders: I need your help! Yes, I have a guide. Yes, binoculars. Yes, I wander around heavily wooded areas with my fingers twisted in knots, hoping to see a measly robin so I can feel like mine is a life not wasted. Now help me be better! [more inside]
How do the birds know that my birdfeeder now has better seed? [more inside]
BirdFeederFilter: When it's gloomy and rainy, I don't see any birds at my birdfeeder for days on end. Then as soon as it's sunny, they're all over the place. What gives? What do they do on rainy days, just forage near their nest? Don't birds gotta eat when it rains?
Read any good field guides for bird watching in the North East U.S. lately? [more inside]