Many people start looking at birds in their backyards. The process of going beyond just feeding the birds to actually watching them and learn what they are, as well as get familiar with their habits, is what takes the bird-feeder to the next level to become a bird-watcher. Some, especially today in the digital camera age, also become bird photographers in the process. Millions of people go through this process every year. Glen Apseloff of Ohio describes the process in a lovely new book called Backyard Birds -Looking Through the Glass.


Feeding the birds – winter.

White-breasted Nuthatch on suet. Deborah Jean Cohen

by Gunnar Engblom on January 24, 2013

Close encounters with birds. If you really want to enjoy the birds close up there is nothing that beats feeding the birds. You get the birds so close you can study them with your bare eyes or take photos of them with you cell phone or a point and shoot camera. Providing you have a […]