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Where to Find Birds

Birds are everywhere, right? That’s totally true, except when you’re armed with your field guide, a pair of binoculars, a packed lunch, and a camera. Then they’re nowhere to be found. Birds really like Murphy’s Law. Or maybe it’s…

Eastern bluebird, Flagler County, Florida
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Not All Blue Birds are Bluebirds

For beginning birders, the easiest way to identify a bird is by color. Northern cardinals are red, American goldfinches are yellow, eastern bluebirds are blue. (After all, that’s why they’re called bluebirds!) Identifying birds by color is common, easy,…

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Why are Juvenile Birds So Difficult to ID?!?!

Many species of birds have babies that look an awful lot like their parents. A young male cardinal is less red than an adult, but clearly a cardinal. Baby egrets are usually pretty obvious. And “teen” herons, while as…

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My Favorite Facebook Birding Resources

I have found Facebook to be an invaluable resource for increasing my birding skills. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite resources on Facebook in the hopes that you too may enjoy them.  Last Updated: 4/2/2020…