People wearing life vests look through binoculars while sitting in canoes on a river.
The Single Most Important Way to Make Your Binoculars Last
June 30, 2023 — Experts share how to keep your foremost birding tool in working order and what to do if yours breaks.
Birders of the World Can Now Learn Close to a Thousand Species in Arabic
April 30, 2019 — The new “Birds of the Middle East” app makes the region's rich avian offerings accessible to schoolkids, residents, and travelers.
Which Bird Apps Are Best for Kids?
September 06, 2018 — Young birders want to be able to ID different species. Technology makes it easier for them to learn.
Five Essentials for Successful Duck Photography
November 14, 2017 — Want to get great duck shots? Be prepared to get mobile.
Seven Sturdy Backpacks for Birders and Bird Photographers
September 26, 2017 — Head out on the trail with all of your gear comfortably and securely stowed.
Six Apps to Better Your Next Birding Adventure
August 30, 2017 — By now you should have a field guide (or four) on your phone, so mix up your experience with some new options.
Want to Spice Up Your Birding Life? Go Camping
July 28, 2017 — Get to know unfamiliar bird behaviors, sounds, and species by spending entire days and nights with them. Here are a few of your options.
What to Consider When Buying Used Camera Equipment
June 29, 2017 — Itching for some gear but don’t want to shell out the dough for new products? Here’s how to purchase quality used gear.
A Beginner’s Guide to Recording Bird Vocalizations
June 16, 2017 — Capturing songs and calls can open a whole new level of birding—but equipment can be daunting. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
Want to Shoot Intimate Bird Portraits? Try a Portable Blind
March 24, 2017 — Disappear in plain sight with one of these four types of camouflaged hides.