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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Last Minute Gift Idea: Big Pack of Owl Stickers

Here's a fun last minute Christmas gift idea for the birdwatcher, bird lover, or owl fan in your life. This huge pack of 100 different owl stickers is scheduled to arrive in plenty of time for Christmas at the time of this writing.  The variety pack of...

Holiday Gift Idea for Bird Watchers: Bird-a-Day Calendar!

I had the 2021 version of the Audubon Birds Page-a-Day Calendar and I really enjoyed looking at it every day! I kept it on my work desk where I could enjoy the beautiful bird images revealed each day (with a single bird page for weekends). The photos...

Funny Bird-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweater Tops

These funny graphic printed sweatshirts all have fun ugly sweater style prints that feature birds or birdwatching. Find your favorite or get them all for your birding crew to wear this holiday season!

Festive & Funny I'm the Birding Elf Birdwatcher Long Sleeve Tee

This is a cute Christmas holiday design for birdwatchers to wear during the merry season! I'm the Birding Elf is written in festive mixed font text, framed by an elf's hat and elf stockings with curly-toed elf shoes. You can be festive and share your outdoor hobby...

Gift Idea for Budding Birder: Birdwatcher's Book with Stickers

This is a fun activity book for kids who are interested in birds. The book is designed as a sort of journal, for children to keep track of observations with details like date of sighting, location of sighting, and other notes. Entries for common birds include a spot...

Funny Costume T-Shirts for Birders

If you're looking for something simple yet festive to wear on Halloween, consider an easy look like a novelty costume t-shirt. These tops are like regular t-shirts, but with costume themes that will appeal to birders. Match these with accessories or just wear them on their own and...

Featured Bird Book Reviews

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...

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: 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