The Birdist’s Rules of Birding

Birdist Rule #12: How to Misidentify a Bird With Grace and Dignity

Birdist Rule #12: How to Misidentify a Bird With Grace and Dignity

— Mistakes happen to the best of us. Here's how to save face.
Birdist Rule #20: Identify Your First Gull

Birdist Rule #20: Identify Your First Gull

— They are not easy, but they are worth it. Probably.
Birdist Rule #72: It’s Okay to Hate Starlings

Birdist Rule #72: It’s Okay to Hate Starlings

— You don’t have to love every species. Here are some good candidates for your less-than-favorite birds.
Birdist Rule #58: How to Identify that Mystery Bird at Your Feeder

Birdist Rule #58: How to Identify that Mystery Bird at Your Feeder

— Hint: It's probably a female cardinal.
Birdist Rule #1: Spread the Birding Gospel to the Masses

Birdist Rule #1: Spread the Birding Gospel to the Masses

— In a new column, Nick Lund (aka The Birdist) explains why you should bird proudly.