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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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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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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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12 Best Hiking Sandals for Men and Women: Avoid Sore Feet on the Trail

Summer birding means lots of hiking. If you want to keep your feet cool, you need some great hiking sandals. In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the best hiking sandals. And we include our top choices for both men and women. Along with a great pair of binoculars, hiking sandals are a pretty …

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14 Best Binoculars Under $100: Birders Guide (Top Picks, Budget)

Looking for the best birding binoculars? In this guide, you’ll learn how to choose the right binoculars for you and you’ll find our picks of the best binoculars under $100. 14 Best Binoculars Under $100: Birders Guide Maybe you’re an avid birdwatcher. Maybe you’re just getting into the hobby, and you’re wondering where to start. …

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37 Required Bird Watching Gear and Resources: Identification, Photography, Gear, Locations, Feeders

Ready for a new season of birding? In this post, you’ll get a complete bird watching gear checklist – including binoculars, camera, guidebooks, apps, feeders, and hiking gear. 37 Required Bird Watching Gear and Resources A flash of color, a fleeting view of beauty between the branches and a sharp intake of breath as a …

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How to Choose the Best Cardinal Bird Feeder: Food, Reviews, FAQ’s, Top Tips…

If you’re like me, you LOVE cardinals. In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the best cardinal bird feeder, food, and location to attract (and keep) cardinals in your yard – instead of searching for them in the woods. More reading: Must Have Bird Watching Gear  How to Choose the Best Cardinal Bird Feeder …

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9 Best Binoculars Under $500: Guide to Premium Birding Binoculars

Looking to upgrade your binoculars? Nice! In this post, you’ll learn about the best binoculars under 500 bucks. You’ll learn the 6 factors to consider, see our two top picks and see the seven other runners-up. More reading: Must Have Bird Watching Gear  9 Best Binoculars Under $500: Guide to Premium Birding Binoculars It is …

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How to Choose the Best Hummingbird Feeder: Reviews, Tips, Nectar Recipes…

Love hummingbirds? Me too! In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the best hummingbird feeder, including 5 specific recommendations for every setting and budget. You’ll also learn how to prepare nectar (with recipes), how to clean your feeder and even where to place it. Related: How to choose the best cardinal bird feeder How …

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