Love this. Birdwatcher too, but too lazy to do the equipment part, since my 1940's German Practica reflection camera became shutter-bound and ruined a LOT of otherwise stunning photos from Egypt, back in the 1970's. btw did you write the lyrics in your Signature Line? I'd like to borrow the ditty when I sing to my girls.#1
I am a birder, which is someone who is a little more serious about finding, identifying, documenting, and counting birds than a birdwatcher. I combine birding with bird and wildlife photography. I believe photography is a very important part of birding and bird identification. I love to go outside -- in my yard, neighborhood, or other place farther away like a park or lake -- and search for common and uncommon birds, count the species and number of individuals, and take photos of them. I lug over 6 pounds of equipment on my birding walks which can last several hours.
This is a Swainsons's Thrush I found in my yard. There were lots of them passing through my yard this fall.
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