The Birdist’s Rules of Birding

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 09, 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!

Birdist Rule #42: Discover the Thrill of Chasing a Rare Bird

February 09, 2017 — There's nothing like the excitement—and dread—that comes from driving across multiple states to possibly see a rarity.

Birdist Rule #7: Take a Kid Birding

February 03, 2017 — Helping the next generation learn the joys of birding is important, but first you have to make it fun. Try these tips.

Birdist Rule #106: Go Find Yourself a Bufflehead

January 26, 2017 — Ready to move on from Mallards? Start with these adorable little ducks.

Birdist Rule #93: Understand How Different Raptors Are Built to Hunt Their Prey

January 19, 2017 — Other than just being cool to know, it can also help you find and identify them.