Welcome to MagnificentFrigatebird.com! My name is Amy and I'm a birder living in central Florida. On this site you can browse through my t-shirts and novelty gifts for birders, find optics for birding, shop for bird books and birding supplies, including feeders, bird baths, and other back yard birding supplies.

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T-Shirt Tuesday: Old Digiscopers Never Die

This week's highlighted shirt is our classic design called Old Digiscopers Never Die, first introduced in 2008. We show the design here on a women's classic tee. This funny design for digiscopers reads Old digiscopers never die, they just lose their focus. Digiscopers take photos (of birds) using...

T-Shirt Tuesday: I Like Big Birds

This week's highlighted shirt is a funny spoof of the Sir MixaLot song Baby Got Back with the familiar lyric turned into a funny birding phrase: I Like Big BIRDS and I Cannot Lie. This is a funny, hip-hop inspired design for anyone that loves birds. Birders and...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Funny Birder Nutrition Facts Birdwatcher Spoof T-Shirt

Share the values of being a birder or birdwatcher with this funny spoof design that is inspired by nutrition labels but substitutes birdwatcher things for the ingredients or macros. On this Birder Nutrition facts t-shirt, the serving size of one birder or birdwatcher includes more than the recommended...

Birders Aren't Real Funny Birds Birdwatcher Spoof T-Shirt

The best conspiracy theories develop their own offshoots. Birds Aren't Real is a great spoof of conspiracy theories in its own right, and here we have a spoof of the spoof in the form of Birders Aren't Real. The silly spoof design denies the reality of birding or...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Dial B for Birder

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight a pop-culture inspired birding-themed t-shirt design we first introduced back in 2008. This one is part of our Pop Culture collection: Dial B for Birder. I was thinking about making a birding spoof design using the fact that...

T-Shirt Tuesday: The Bird is Right

The Bird is Right was first added to our shop back in 2009. The classic spoof design is inspired by the game show The Price is Right and comes complete with a flamingo silhouette instead of a dollar sign. This funny spoof design is cute for birders,...

Featured Bird Book Reviews

Book Review: Hawks at a Distance

The species accounts are fairly straightforward, with an overview page for each family of raptor (Accipiter, Buteo, Falcon, etc) and then several pages devoted to each species.

Book Review: How to Be a Better Birder

Disclosure: This is my own original, honest review of How to Be a Better Birder, a copy of which was provided to me free of charge by the publisher.

Book Review: Wisdom, the Midway Albatross

  The theme of the book is survival, with threats ranging from plastic pollution in the ocean and scary stormy weather explained in simple but scientifically accurate language appropriate for young children. The environmental message...

Book Review: To See Every Bird on Earth

To See Every Bird on Earth: A Father, a Son, and a Lifelong Obsession by Dan Koeppel. First published 2005. In To See Every Bird On Earth, Dan Koeppel tells of his father's lifelong obsession with birds. It's a well-written biography of an average man who excelled within...

Featured Novelty Gifts

Premium Quality Birder Women's T-Shirt Women's Value T-Shirt – This fun design done in inky blue looks like an old-fashioned stamp. The distressed text reads PREMIUM QUALITY BIRDER; the design has a vintage look. So cute & original for birdwatchers! View on CafePress
Extinction is Forever Sticker (Bumper) Bumper Sticker – The slogan Extinction is Forever uses animals we've lost in recent history as part of the design. Text plus these images makes a moving statement about conservation and extinction. View on CafePress
Old Birders Never Die Mug 11 oz Ceramic Mug – This fun design for birders reads "Old birders never die, they just finish their lifelist". A fitting end for someone who watches birds - the eventual completion of a life-long project. View on CafePress
Major League Birder Women's Dark T-Shirt Women's Value T-Shirt – Is your birding game at the level of the majors? Then this Major League Birder design should be right up your alley! View on CafePress
Keep Calm Carry Bins 35x21 Wall Decal 35x21 Wall Decal – a reusable wall graphic.Wall decals are printed on a reusable vinyl with a special adhesive that sticks to walls without harming them. No tape. No tacks. No marks.Measures 35" x 2 View on CafePress
American Dippers Like It Wet Fitted T-Shirt Men's Classic T-Shirt – American Dippers, also known as Water Ouzels, like to feed under the water. So, they like it wet! :) View on CafePress
Birder at Work Sweatshirt (dark) Men's Crewneck Sweatshirt – An orange traffic warning sign advises: Birder at Work. The silhouette of a birdwatcher looking through a scope completes the design. Makes a great gift for birders who take their hobby seriously! View on CafePress
I Put Out For Birds Tote Bag Canvas Tote Bag – A vintage illustration features a boy and girl happily feeding some birds. The text reads I Put Out For Birds. Referring to the bird food, of course. *wink* View on CafePress