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 the birds you might have seen.
Seeing wildlife on your woodlot is more than fun; it can also be a way to protect those animals in the future. These websites let you share your wildlife sightings with others and help scientists learn how our critter neighbors are doing.
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.