Sophia Dembling outlines some of the frustrations that can beset a beginning birder in a Chicago Tribune article. Learning to see detail, catching good looks at fleeting shapes, and distinguishing among similar species are all difficult. But the important thing to remember is that birding should be fun, and if that means watching unnamed birds rather than identifying, there is no shame in that.
Monday, August 08, 2005
Posted by John Beetham at 8/08/2005