Binoculars in hand, birders around the world contribute every day to a massive database of bird sightings worldwide. But while community science observations of birds can be useful data, it may not be ...
Post-comet birding this morning, got a shot I've been after for a while. Thought it was too late for Western Grebes to still have young chicks riding the parent's back, but there were a few late nesters still around. #SouthDakota#birding#birdphotography http://pic.twitter.com/8imiwETRQg
Australasian darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) photographed yesterday morning at at Crystal Waters in Thornlands which is on Brisbane's bayside. #anhinga#darter#birding#Queensland http://pic.twitter.com/Q3O19kdFfS
Another from this morning. I wish e-Bird was around 20+ years ago when I started birding. I'd like to compare how often Bald Eagles showed up on a checklist vs. how often they do now. We see them in so many habitats and areas here now. #SouthDakota#birding http://pic.twitter.com/3dzP5R0ktX
OK I lied yesterday, and did end up birding a bit today, just going right outside of town. Grasshopper Sparrow here having a bit of a bad hair day with the wind. #SouthDakota#birding http://pic.twitter.com/FyTTmkrNk9
I think this is either the Golden-fronted/Powdered Damselfly OR a female Blue-fronted Dancer Damselfly. The complexity of insect ID makes birding look easy. It took a while, but I just stood in the sun near one of her favorite perches until she returned. #insects#naturelover http://pic.twitter.com/dyQLtK6VpK