Escrito em 21 de janeiro de 2022
Bird feeders are very useful to keep the birds around you well fed. But, in order to do that in the right way, it takes time, effort, money and dedication. Let’s try to understand how this can be important for both birds and people.
First of all, having a bird feeder will help breeding species around your backyard by increasing the amount of food available, and by supporting adult birds spending less time and energy looking for food for their offspring. This can also assist local bird populations that can be under pressure from other reasons.
Then there are several ... Ler mais
Escrito em 13 de janeiro de 2022
Here’s a common dilemma amongst most birdwatchers nowadays - smartphone applications or field guidebooks for bird identification in the field?
Let’s start with technology. Smartphones now offer us an alternative tool to support bird identification. Currently, there are several applications to choose from that can help birders identify the species they have just seen. Yet, is this option reliable?
Well, for a start, it has the practicality as probably the greatest advantage. Having an App or even more on your smartphone is definitely more accessible as you are likely to have your phone quickly reachable all the time. Another advantage ... Ler mais
Escrito em 28 de dezembro de 2021
Due to the great variety of habitats in such a small piece of land, the Netherlands is probably one of the best countries in Western Europe to watch birds. From wetlands, rivers, coastal sites, flat agricultural land and forests, you are likely to observe a large number of bird species in a very short time.
Although the country is good for birding all year round, we consider the winter a very good season to birdwatch there. You could probably get more species during the migration periods in spring or autumn, however, winter works just fine and can offer you ... Ler mais