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: Peace Love Bird

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight this design: Peace Love Bird. Three iconic images make up this Peace-Love-Bird design. Each icon is in a colored circle. A peace symbol for peace, a heart for love and binoculars for bird are each in silhouette form. This...

T-Shirt Tuesday: I'm With the Banders

This week I'd like to highlight a t-shirt designed for bird banders or bird ringers: I'm With the Banders. This design spoofs the phrase I'm with the Band. This t-shirt for bird banders reads I'm with the Banders. The accompanying image is a set of needle nose pliers,...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Content Rated B for Birder Funny Gamer Spoof

This week's highlighted shirt is one that we first debuted in 2008 and is still relevant today as both birding and gaming are as popular as ever: Content Rated B: Birder. This design is inspired by the familiar video game rating system. Wear this funny spoof shirt...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Thermal Rider

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...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Coed Naked Birding

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight another classic funny birding design, first introduced in 2008: Coed Naked Birding. Coed Naked sports t-shirts were really popular way back in the late 1980s. It's about time this silly design trope comes back, if you ask me. Combining...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Kokopelli

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight a fun spoof design we first introduced in 2008: Kokopelli Birdwatcher. Kokopelli, the Native American fertility deity, is well-known as a fun-loving flute connoisseur. The deity oversees matters of both childbirth and agriculture, typical of a fertility god. But...

Featured Bird Book Reviews

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...

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: 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: The Warbler Guide

The species accounts themselves are as in-depth as you'd expect in a quality family-only guide. Photos of full and limited views are accompanied by detailed ID tips, including habitat, foraging technique, behaviors, and more. When plumage...

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