The Birdist’s Rules of Birding

Birdist Rule #59: Learn to Identify Warblers From Below

May 10, 2018 — The underside is what you spend the most time looking at, after all.

Birdist Rule #74: Watch Some Movies About Birding

November 30, 2017 — Stuck indoors for the holidays? Scrutinize these birding movies instead of real-life field marks.

Rule #46: Go on a Successful Birding Trip Without a Guide

November 09, 2017 — Intimidated to chase a lifer on your own? Don't be. Just use my bird-finding strategy, known as I.B.I.S.

Birdist Rule #83: Identify Your First Ibis

October 27, 2017 — Beware: We have three species, and two of them can be really confusing.

Birdist Rule #87: Know How to Bird on Vacation with a Non-Birding Spouse

October 05, 2017 — It's possible, but compromise is key.