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

T-Shirt Tuesday: Birding Tag Cloud

This week's highlighted t-shirt design is a listing of birding-related tags. A listing of keywords like this is sometimes called a tag cloud. Birding Tag Cloud features words like binoculars, twitcher, lifelist, feathers, avian, and scope, among many others. The text cloud design for birdwatchers is shown here...

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...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Nest In Peace

For T-Shirt Tuesday this week I'd like to highlight talented Oregon blogger Murr Brewster, and her Nest in Peace t-shirt. The shirt was designed to help artist Debby Kaspari and her husband, who lost almost everything in a tornado in May 2010. You can read...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Evolution: Birder

This week's highlighted shirt takes a popular t-shirt theme and adds a birder twist. Evolution: Birder shows the progression from ape to man to birder using silhouettes. The study of evolution is near and dear to most birders which makes this fun design all the more appropriate. The...