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: September, 2012

HD video: Endangered Hawaii

Posted on September 18th, 2012 in Endangered, Extinct, Video

Did you know that Hawaii “can rightly be called the bird extinction capital of the world”? 32 endemic bird species are federally listed as endangered. Please watch this excellent video produced by the American Bird Conservancy to learn more about bird life on Hawaii. The first third is a bit depressing, but stick with it to learn about what is being done and what work still needs to be done. The HD video looks great full screen, so be sure to click the expand icon in the lower right corner.

Video: Gull Steals Sunset

Posted on September 17th, 2012 in Funny, Video

A gull nabbed a running GoPro camera in San Francisco and took it for a joyride. 59 seconds of laridae laughs:

Bird Book Hour

Posted on September 8th, 2012 in Books, Video

Bill Thompson III of Bird Watcher’s Digest discusses a few bird titles in this cute little video, including the “Hamburger Helper for your field guide.” To see what book he’s talking about, watch below!