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Drew Haines

Drew Haines is an animal enthusiast and travel writer. She loves to share her passion through her writing. She graduated high school at sixteen and started her own business, Everywhere Wild Media. And she runs Everywhere Wild and JustBirding. She also guest blogs on Storyteller.Travel

She lived in Ecuador for 6 years and explored the Galapagos Islands. Currently based in N.S., Canada.

54 Gifts for Bird Lovers: Gear, Books, Apparel, and Other Awesome Stuff

Just what do you give a birder for a gift? In this post, you’ll find 54 gifts for bird lovers, including binoculars, cameras, hiking gear, clothing, identification books and other great birder stuff. 54 Gifts for Bird Lovers Bird lovers are often a special, dedicated breed of hobbyist. If someone you love is a bird …

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20 Nocturnal Birds That Burn the Midnight Oil (Owls, Nightjars … and Parrots?)

Curious about nocturnal birds? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here we cover 20 of the coolest winged critters of the night as well as what makes a bird nocturnal. Read on to learn all about owls, nightjars, and even a nocturnal parrot! What makes a bird nocturnal? Some birds are only active at night, …

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17 Cool Birds That Throw Some Serious Shade (Pictures. Facts…)

Like people, some birds have what it takes to impress. Are you looking for the coolest birds around? Then you’re in the right place! Here, we cover 17 of the coolest birds in the world. Read to the end and give us your vote for the coolest bird! 17 Cool Birds (That Throw Some Serious …

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15 Songs About Birds (You’ll Actually Want to Listen to) Audio & Video

Do you love songs about birds? Looking for some new ones to add to your playlist? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here, we cover 15 songs about birds, that we know you’ll love. We’ve got a great variety: pop, punk, comedy, and even some reggae (they’re all kid-friendly). For every song, you’ll find …

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Best Compass for Hiking (+10 Runners-Up) Buyer’s Guide / Terms Explained

Heading out into the woods in search of birds is an amazing feeling. But forgetting your way back … not so much. In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the best compass for hiking. And I share my choice for the best hiking compass. I also include 10 other options (including four wrist compasses) …

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How to Choose the Best Camera for Wildlife Photography (Birding Guide)

Here’s how to choose the best camera for wildlife photography. In this guide, we’ll cover 9 factors to consider, 6 types of cameras (with recommendations) and 16 bird photography tips. Finding the Best Camera for Wildlife Photography While it’s great to spot beautiful birds in the wild, taking photos of them takes it to the …

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27 Inca Tern Facts: The Bird With a Mustache (Larosterna inca)

Looking to learn more about the super cool Inca tern? You’re in the right place! Here we cover 27 interesting Inca tern facts as well as photos and videos. 27 Inca Tern Facts Hey, that bird has a mustache! That’s most likely the first thought that comes to mind the first time you see an …

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30 Potoo Facts: The Bird Behind the Meme (7 Potoo Species) Tons of Photos!

What is the potoo bird? Where do they live? What do they eat? What’s up with their kooky eyes? Is this what’s going through your head? Then you are in the right place! Stay tuned for all you want to know about potoos. Potoos are some of the most fascinating birds on the planet. You …

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64 Endemic Birds of Hawaii: Checklist for Birding in Hawaii

If you’re traveling to Hawaii, you’re going to want to know what species to expect. Here is the complete guide to endemic birds of Hawaii. Of the 64 Hawaiian birds species, 34 are still in the wild and 30 have gone extinct. 64 Endemic Birds of Hawaii: Checklist for Hawaii Birding Hawaii was once home …

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Best International Travel Insurance for Birders: 3 Options / 8 Factors

If you’re heading abroad on a birding trip, you’re going to need travel insurance. In this post, you’ll learn about the 3 best international travel insurance options for birders – plus 8 factors to consider. Best International Travel Insurance for Birders: 3 Options Travel insurance is a lot more complicated than it looks. Before you …

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