RESOURCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
RESOURCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

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Welcome Birders!

A very quick overview of the fantastic birding experiences you can expect in Massachusetts—and a few suggestions to get you started ...

COMMUNITY DATA SHARING

Birding has always been a crowd-sourced enterprise. Here are some of the incredible databases available for exploration ...

How To Save Birds

An ongoing series of ways you can help protect birds and habitat ...

Photography

Bird photography is a huge part of birding—whether that means a phone pic for your Instagram or photographing gannets underwater for Nat Geo ...

Birding Books

From field guides to memoirs to poetry....books about birds and birding that are worth a read—including many from New England authors ...

Wild habitats, urban parks, public beaches—green spaces need your attention, protection, and involvement. Here's how to have an impact ...

JOIN A BIRD CLUB

New England has lots of bird clubs offering free walks and talks. Join a club, meet other birders, and build your skills ...

Hello Newbies!

We love to help new birders get off to a great start because other birders did that to us. Check out this compilation of handy resources to help you learn more and get out there ...

RECOMMENDED

Fieid guides, gear, apps, blogs and podcasts abound—sharing a few team favorites ...

BINOCULAR CARWASH

How to buy, borrow, use, maintain your binoculars and other optical gear, and refine those mad skills birders are famous for ...

TECH

An introduction to the intersection of birding and technology from drones to sensors to parabolic microphone set-ups ...

BE GOOD

What it takes to bird ethically, , responsibly, sustainably, and inclusively—resources on birding, ethics, and expectations ...