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I'm a new birder and bad at writing, you have been warned.
Thoughts on birding from a new birder My ramblings on getting started in birding.

Birdwatcher or Birder:

Posted Friday 15th May 2009 at 02:39 by birdjeep
I have been reading a lot on the forum about birdwatchers and birders. Got me to thinking, what Iím I. I guess I would start with this. If you asked me this week I would say Iím a Birder. If you asked me two weeks ago I would have said birdwatcher. So what is the different to me?
To me a Birdwatcher, which I was for almost 40 years, is a person how enjoys watching bird. A birdwatcher might leave the binocular home for a long hike because they are too heavy. They wouldnít think of spending...
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My Birding life:

Posted Thursday 14th May 2009 at 03:11 by birdjeep
Updated Friday 15th May 2009 at 00:48 by birdjeep
Thatís right Iím a 40 year old man that goes out birding. Iím proud of it too, so proud in fact that Iím doing the only thing a man like I can do in this techno world Iím going to ďBlog itĒ. Now Iím no writer and, calling me a birder is a stretch, so if you continue to read it will be at your own risk.
I have been a casual birder my whole life. As a kid, Cruz-in around on my bike I remember chasing birds to see where they would go. Now I could have told you that a bird was a maybe a finch,...
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