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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Swift Bird Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Hoodie for Birders

This fun hoodie for birders features the features of a carved Halloween pumpkin, or jackolantern (Jack o Lantern). The triangle eyes and nose look typical, but there's something weird happening with that mouth. The shape is close, but upon further examination -- it's a bird! The silhouette...

The Birder Spoof Tarot Card T-Shirt

This fun spoof t-shirt for birdwatchers imagines a new tarot card for "The Birder". A pair of binoculars feature prominently in this fun tarot card inspired design. The binoculars icon is captioned with THE BIRDER. This t-shirt makes a fun gift idea for birders of all levels,...

Sorry I Can't I Have Plans With My Binoculars Birder Sweatshirt

A retro sunset is superimposed with the unmistakable silhouette of a pair of binoculars. This vintage style graphic is accompanied by funny text for birdwatchers or birders: SORRY I CAN'T and I HAVE PLANS WITH MY BINOCULARS. This funny vintage style birder apparel design is a great stylish...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Bird-Brained

This week's highlighted t-shirt for birders is called Diagnosis: Bird-Brained. The design is made up of an X-Ray of a brain filled with little bird silhouettes. According to the dictionary, a birdbrain is a stupid person. But for birders, being bird-brained isn't necessarily a bad thing. This funny,...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Rockin' Down the Lost Flyway

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight two spoof designs we added back in 2008, both on the same theme: migratory flyways. Both of these are inspired by pop culture and can be found in the Pop Culture Birding section of the shop. In North America...

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...

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: 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...

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: The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds

Next, the introductory pages clearly state the purpose of the book: to make the reader a better birder. As I first paged through the scenes, one of my initial thoughts was that this is...

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