Learn How to Identify Backyard Birds

Identify backyard birds

The best way to identify backyard birds is to use a balanced observation approach that includes noting the behavior, voice, color, and field markings of the bird. A field guide may also help you identify the most common backyard birds…

Is 400mm Enough For Bird Photography?

400mm bird photography

Many species of birds are small and difficult to get close too, so is 400mm enough for bird photography? A lot of folks recommend 400mm as a minimum focal length for quality bird photography. But even at this range, you’ll…

80mm Pentax Spotting Scope Review (PF-ED80-A)

Pentax Spotting Scope Review

In this post, we’ll review a desirable Pentax spotting scope that has changed the way we approach the hobby of birding. The Pentax PF-80ED-A is sophisticated optical instrument designed for high-magnification views of one of mother nature’s greatest observing challenges;…

Our Costa Rica Birding Tour

Birding tour Costa Rica

Our guided birding tour in Costa Rica included stops in varying climates, from the dry savanna habitat of Santa Rosa National Park, to the rain forest of Santa Anita. In total, we saw over 100 species of birds in Costa…