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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Upside-Down Envy

Some birds feed by hanging upside down. There are "sock" style thistle seed feeders for goldfinches designed for the birds to be able to hang any which way. Nuthatches and some warblers also move around tree trunks and branches upside down as naturally as they do right side...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Stylized Bird Illustrations

We have a collection of Stylized Bird Illustration designs. This week I'd like to highlight another group of three from the series: Stylized Stork; Stylized Horned Lark; and Stylized Swallow-tailed Flycatcher. Each bird is drawn in simple black or white outlines. These are original, artistic...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Alpha-code Ovals

This week's highlighted t-shirts feature bird alpha-codes in Euro oval sticker style. These were designed for oval bumper stickers, but the design works on t-shirts and apparel as well. There are 16 species to choose from, and your requests are welcome! Shown here are PIPL...

T-Shirt Tuesday: 2x Property of (Birdy) Dept.

This week's highlighted shirts are inspired by traditional collegiate sweatshirts and tees. We've got something for you, whether birding is your passion or your ornithology is your profession: Property of Birding Dept and Property of Ornithology Dept. The two designs are shown below on a small selection of what we've got available for purchase:

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: 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...

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