Bird Like a Girl

An "open mic" post on the ABA Blog made some waves in the online birding community today. The Field Glass Ceiling by Brooke McDonald discusses disparities among male and female birders in different parts of the birding community. The post is a must-read for all thoughtful birders, as is the lively discussion taking place in the comment thread.

Not-so-coincidentally, today we have added two new designs to our gift shop. Bird Like a Girl and Bird Like a Girl ... Keep Up! are both available on a variety of girly-style tops as well as other fun swag.

Bird Like a Girl T-Shirts

Unique Novelty Socks For Bird Lovers

I came across this site with cute bird socks a while back. Wheel House Designs carries a lot of different novelty socks over a broad range of topics, including a bunch of bird-themed socks. My favorites are these called Birdwatchers.

T-Shirt Tuesday: I See Birds

This week's highlighted shirt design looks like an eyechart you might find at your eye doctor's office. The text on this chart design actually means something, though. It reads "I See Birds Everywhere I Go." I See Birds is shown here on a women's long sleeve tee in white.

T-Shirt Tuesday: 3 for Bird Banders

Last Saturday we went to a bird banding demonstration. In talking with the banders, we learned that we could observe their actual field work when they set up at Rollins Savanna today. Yippee! I'm really looking forward to it! Bird banders attach small numbered and/or colored bands to...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Bird-Brained

This week's highlighted t-shirt for birders is called Diagnosis: Bird-Brained. The design is made up of an X-Ray of a brain filled with little bird silhouettes. According to the dictionary, a birdbrain is a stupid person. But for birders, being bird-brained isn't necessarily a bad thing. This funny,...