Fellow pop music enthusiasts, I love birds, like a LOT. I photograph them and record them with embarrassingly-long microphones.
The first time I listened to Out of My Head by Charli XCX my bird senses lit up as I picked up on a bird screaming in the backing track. It might sound like noise to most, but I was SURE it was a certain local bird I heard all the time when birding.
Recording birds always brings me such joy. I continue to scratch my recording itch nearly every weekend. This weekend I returned to Medina River Natural Area to see what opportunities may appear. The morning was gray, drizzly, and slightly chilly. I spent around five minutes gearing up at my car once I arrive. This time, … Read more
Since 2014, I have been blogging about birds and the hobby of birdwatching on Because Birds. It started as a Tumblr blog that blew up in popularity. I used Tumblr to share cute and funny bird photos, videos, and memes.
Once I outgrew Tumblr, I created a full WordPress website and began writing guides, reviews, birding summaries, and other experiences.
I’ve had great this domain for a few years now and previously forwarded it to my main birdwatching website, Because Birds.
I’ve wanted to do something with it for a while and today was the day! This is the Birding Blog, a place where I’ll share my birding experiences big and small, both at home and around the world.