Amy
ABOUT ME - My name is Amy and I'm a birder living in central Florida. On this blog I post book and birding product reviews as well as birder gift ideas and announcements related to my birder gift shop on this site. I also have a personal birding blog called Powered By Birds.

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Archive: June, 2008

T-Shirt Tuesday: NY Pigeon

Posted on June 24th, 2008 in Pigeons!, T-Shirt Tuesday

I love this design by the talented Brev87.


It’s a spoof of the traditional I Heart NY t-shirts that have been around forever. Pigeons have been in New York forever too. Yes, the pigeon is pooping on New York. My question is – do you see this t-shirt as pro-pigeon or anti-pigeon? Being pro-pigeon myself, I’m going with the former. Pick up your NY Pigeon t-shirt at Brev87.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Through Rain… I Bird!

Posted on June 17th, 2008 in T-Shirt Tuesday

In this week’s T-Shirt Tuesday I’d like to present our popular spoof of the old USPS slogan. The words Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds are engraved on the USPS building in New York City. A shortened version of this is often used to describe the dedication of postal workers.




We’ve used a modified version of this slogan for a funny t-shirt for birders. Birding is a hobby to be enjoyed in all weather and all times of day or night. Just as there is always mail to be delivered by dedicated postal workers, there are always new birds to twitch. Through rain or sleet or dark of night, I BIRD! It’s the perfect funny birding t-shirt for dedicated birdwatchers!

T-Shirt Tuesday: Thermal Rider

Posted on June 10th, 2008 in T-Shirt Tuesday

In this week’s T-Shirt Tuesday I’d like to highlight one of our earliest bird themed t-shirt designs. Thermal Rider is based on the logo from the movie Easy Rider. The design includes a silhouette of a vulture.




Vultures, of course, are known for riding thermal updrafts for hours at a time, soaring in the sky without flapping their wings. Vultures are thermal riders. This is a great t-shirt design for vulture lovers and birders in general.

T-Shirt Tuesday: iBand

Posted on June 3rd, 2008 in Banding, T-Shirt Tuesday

This is the first of a planned weekly series: T-Shirt Tuesday, where I’ll highlight t-shirt designs from the Magnificent Frigatebird shop for birders and great birding t-shirts from other online shops.

This twist on a popular iPod ad series features the silhouette of a little songbird with a white leg ring, along with the text iBand. This fun design makes a great gift for any bird ringer or bird bander.



iBand is also available in green or orange. For bird ringers, we also offer a line of iRing apparel and gifts.