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Birdist Rule #28: Know When Birds Think You're Too Close to Their Nests
June 9, 2017
— There are a variety of behaviors birds display when they feel threatened. Understanding them will make you a more responsible birder.
Birdist Rule #89: Try Standing Still to See More Birds
May 25, 2017
— It's amazing what you can miss if you don't have a little patience.
Birdist Rule #45: Learn to Deal With Incredibly Annoying Bugs
May 19, 2017
— Here are some of the worst bugs you'll encounter while birding, as well as some methods for prevention.
Birdist Rule #110: Use Weather Forecasts to Predict When Migrating Birds Will Arrive
May 11, 2017
— With some basic knowledge, you can greatly increase your chances of seeing your favorite spring migrants.
Birdist Rule #86: Take Advantage of Our Incredible National Park System
April 18, 2017
— It's National Park Week, so go make use of all those excellent birding destinations. There are a lot more than you think.
Birdist Rule #94: Consider a Career in Birds
April 7, 2017
— If birding just isn't enough, there are lots of opportunities out there.
Birdist Rule #70: Get Prepared for Spring Migration
March 23, 2017
— Know where you need to be, when you need to be there, and what you might see.
Birdist Rule #56: Figure Out Your Food Strategy While Birding
March 9, 2017
— Are you a bring-it-from-home type of person, or do you enjoy grabbing your meals on the go?
Birdist Rule #61: Find Your First Phoebe, the Gateway Flycatcher
February 23, 2017
— Identifying flycatchers can be unbelievably frustrating, so start off easy.
Birdist Rule #75: Get a Bird Tattoo, and Make It a Good One
February 16, 2017
— What makes a good bird tattoo you ask? Well, read on!
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