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T-Shirt Tuesday: NY Pigeon

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...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Life is Short - Bird Hard

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight one of our simpler, text t-shirts for birdwatchers. This original birding design which reads Life Is Short Bird Hard makes a great gift for birdwatchers. Take advantage of the time you have and spend as much of it as possible...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Birdorable California Quail

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to present a new design from our sister shop, Birdorable. The California Quail is the state bird of California. Males are beautifully colored and have a cute curved head plume. Really, these guys are pretty cute already. Just check out...

T-Shirt Tuesday: 500 Lifelist Club

In this week's T-Shirt Tuesday I'd like to highlight one of the designs from our Lifelist Club Medallions series. The one pictured here is Lifelist Club - 500 Dark Tee. The design is a medallion-style circle image with bevels that give it a 3D look. Inside the medallion...

Hummingbird Party Toothpicks | Hors d'Oeuvres Forks

Skip the disposable, single use plastic forks or toothpicks at your next gathering, and use these great novelty reusable toothpicks instead. The picks come in a cute tree holder and are in six different colors so your guests can be sure to use their own throughout your...

Cute Illustrated Birds Luggage Suitcase Cover

Getting ready to travel? If you're like the rest of the world, you're probably itching to hit the road after a crazy year+ of quarantine, sanitizing everything, social distancing, and birding from home. If you're finally heading out for a birding outing, make your suitcase stand out on...

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: 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: 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...

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