The free Merlin bird ID app helps you identify birds by asking you five simple questions. It then uses the time of year, your location, and what birders in your area have spotted to narrow down the list of birds you might have seen.
Birds can be some of the hardest nature subjects to photograph. They’re small, fast, and fly away when you approach. With practice and these tips, you can take great bird photos even if you don’t have a gigantic lens.