September 2012

Birding is easy. It is massive. Intro 4.

Birding is massive. Photo: Gunnar Engblom

by Gunnar Engblom on September 18, 2012

Birding is easy. It is massive. The new type of birdwatching and naturewatching which concentrates on sharing photos on social media and learning as you go along, has the potential to become very popular and mainstream. In a way it already is. But there is little direction. It is also necessary for the existing (old […]

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How to start birding. Intro 3.

Canon Powershot SX40

by Gunnar Engblom on September 12, 2012

How to inspire a kid to get interested in birds and nature. Say you have kids and you really would like them to become more interested in nature, but they are more into to TV and computer games.  You are tearing your hair with the potato couch kid. You read some manuals about birding, which […]

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How to start birding. Intro 2.

It used to be so hard

by Gunnar Engblom on September 11, 2012

It used to be so hard Before you had to buy a field guide, buy binoculars and join organized bird walks with experienced guides to get started. But as soon as you were left on your own you’d be totally lost. You would never be sure of identification if you did not have a mentor […]

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How to start birding? Intro1.

Bins, notebook and field guide.

by Gunnar Engblom on September 7, 2012

Old school birding vs birding in the digital age. Don’t listen to the old school to in for of birding! You don’t need a field guide, you don’t need a mentor to guide you and you don’t even need binoculars to start birding. You just need a point and shoot camera and an internet connection to get started. […]

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