Announcing Powered By Birds

Hello dear bird blog pals and readers! I'm so excited to announce a brand new place for my personal birding blog: Powered By Birds. Most of my older blog posts have been moved to the new site but I am still working on getting everything exactly where it needs to be.

This blog will remain as my site to post book reviews, product reviews, contests and giveaways for birders, movie reviews, and maybe a little bit more promotion for my online birder gift shop.

Thank you for bearing with me as I continue to work on this cyber-move. And thank you for reading and following the MagnificentFrigatebird blog. I hope you'll stick around, and give Powered By Birds a look, too.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Elements of Birding

This week's highlighted bird-themed shirt is The Elements of Birding. The design is the word Birds made up using elements from the periodic table. This is a cute gift idea for anyone that loves birds, especially if they are also into chemistry. Get this on a Caribbean...

Book Review: Birds of Australia

Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition by Ken Simpson and Nicolas Day. First edition published 1984; eighth edition published 2010. I'm cuckoo for bird books*, although my recent focus has been more on tales of birdwatching and less on field guides. I have several field guides from different parts...

More Netflix Instant Watch for Birders

Netflix has been in the news a lot in the last couple of weeks, mostly because of the outrage they faced from customers after an announced price hike. We're still happy with Netflix, although we'll probably switch to streaming-only before the price hike deadline. Since my post Netflix...

Giveaway Alert: Laws Guide to Drawing Birds

Audubon Magazine is giving away 10 copies of The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds by John Muir Laws. To enter and for more information, see the contest blog post. Enter before August 30th.