T-Shirt Tuesday: State Birder

This week I'd like to highlight a series of designs I added for state birders. We've got a medallion-like circular design featuring every state in the union. Each design has the state silhouette in deep red inside a muted brown and tan circle with sunburst background. There is a flock of fowl flying over the design and text reading State Birder for each state.

Florida Birder Sweatshirt Men's Crewneck Sweatshirt – This round birdwatching design is a great way to show you're a local birder in Florida! The state is shown in red with a flock of... View on CafePress
Illinois Birder Women's V-Neck T-Shirt Women's V-Neck T-Shirt – This round birdwatching design is a great way to show you're a local birder in Illinois! The state is shown in red with a flock of... View on CafePress
New Jersey Birder Ringer T Men's Ringer T-Shirt – This round birdwatching design is a great way to show you're a local birder in New Jersey! The state is shown in red with a flock... View on CafePress

Bird Blog & Online Contests for September 2010

Here’s a list of current (as of September 6th) blog & online contests by birders, for birders, and/or offering bird- or birder-themed prizes. Click on the links to learn more, check eligibility, and enter to win! If you are running a contest or know of something that should...

Book Review: The Beak of the Finch

The Beak of the Finch by Jonathan Weiner. First published 1994. I'll admit I hadn't heard of The Beak of the Finch when I picked it up at the Unclaimed Baggage shop in Alabama. Arthur had pointed it out to me; he knew I was looking for bird-related...

Book Review: Pigeons

Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird by Andrew D. Blechman. First published 2006. As reviewed and pictured: hardcover, 239 pages. Rock Pigeons are thought to be native to Asia, though they are among the most widely distributed bird species on the planet...

Fantasy Christmas Gift for Falconer: $150,000

Each year Neiman Marcus offers a Fantasy Gift catalog with a range of experiences and products aimed at the very, very wealthy. This year a special falconry accessory set is in the offering, with a price tag of $150k. Look at the opulence!