Includes advice on how to adapt your equipment to a new style of birding and how to attract more birds to your home and garden Where to look for birds close to home - often-overlooked spots in cities and suburban neighborhoods that can be bird magnets How to get qdeeperq by studying the birds around your home and participating in citizen science and conservation projectsThe ultimate contest is, as we will discuss shortly, the Big Year, in which a birder attempts to see as many species as possible in a single calendar year. ... varies with the competitive instincts of the birder and his or her financial situation and need to work five days a week. However, if you cana#39;t put in the effort for a Big Green Bird Year there are several alternatives. ... of miles (a considerable number of birders have traveled more than 100, 000 miles on their Big Year birding ventures).
|Publisher||:||Stackpole Books - 2013|