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    Will image recognition revolutionize birding?

    In my active birding time ( starting about 1966, age 11 years), birding for me had been finding and identifying birds with eyesight, ears and binoculars. Later on , in my twenties I bought a telescope and tripod so I could see birds at a greater distance and magnify the image. This is how...

    Will image recognition revolutionize birding?

    But surely the use of the word in the post heading " birding" means to actively search for and identify a bird by its call or plumage, through knowledge and experience. This to me includes research and referring to field guides, bird recordings and images. Otherwise the correct word for just...