April 26 , 2011
Birdwatching Dot Com
From the treetops, the red eye of the towhee watches everything. Something is on his mind. Something macho, I think.
Photo of male Eastern Towhee copyright 2011 Michael and Diane Porter
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from This Morning Outside
Everyone interested in watching wild birds deserves her or his very own binoculars.
A good binocular for getting started does not have to be expensive, but it should have good optical quality.
The Eagle Optics Shrike 8x42 costs only $99.99
A field guide (bird book) will help you to recognize the birds that
share your life.
One that we like a lot is the National Geographic Guide to Birds of North America, Fifth Edition. It covers all the
birds in North America, and the illustrations are beautiful.