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Archive for April, 2009

BirdJam As A Nuisance Bird Deterrent

An Unexpected Result As I mentioned in a previous article about the cool new bird identification software called BirdJam, I found it to be a quick and accurate way to identify birds in the field.  It allowed you to greatly reduce your pack weight and reduce the chance of missing an ID because you were […]


When Waxwings Attack

I Promise Nobody Was Hurt Writing This Just last week, my wife and I were talking about birds we’d seen and haven’t seen in our backyard this winter.  Somehow, the conversation turned to one of my favorite little late winter visitors, Cedar Waxwings. We normally don’t see them except in between flock movements from one […]


The Bluebirds Make A Last Minute Charge

If You Snooze You Lose OK.  Things are heating up in the backyard.  Less than a month after reporting the chickadees had staked their claim , the bluebird pair shows up and won’t hear any of that noise. Late last week, I started hearing bluebirds chattering in my back yard.  Since I almost never hear […]


BirdJam Bird Identifier Software Review

Birders Need A Quick And Convenient Guide When you’re in the field, the last thing you want to be doing is fumbling through printed guides to identify that new bird you’ve spotted. It takes too long, makes too much noise and you may lose a bird to catalog before you find what you’re looking for. […]