If you don’t know much about birdwatching, this article tells you five things that makes you understand there is more to birdwatching then you might think. Birdwatching is simply taking the time to watch bird by using binoculars in their natural habitat. Five things about birdwatching.
The first thing you need to know about birdwatching is that it good exercise. Since you are watching birds in their natural habitat you follow them from tree to tree to observe them, you can do a lot of walking. Birdwatching can be done in colder climate but it is generally done in warm weather. A good warm day to see some birds and get some exercise.
The second thing you need to know about birdwatching is that it is looking at evolution up close. What does this bird have wider wings then this one? Why is this bird blue while another bird is green? Why do some birds fly south for the winter and others do not? The evolutionary questions are endless. There is nothing like seeing evolution in action to enjoy birdwatching.
The third thing you need to know about birdwatching is reading about the birds. To enjoy birdwatching a bit more it is best to look up some facts about a bird before you watch them in their natural habitat. This makes for better watching and for a wider reading experience.
The fourth thing you need to know about birdwatching is the interesting discussions you can have with your fellow birdwatchers. Why do you like that bird when I hate it? There is nothing like enjoying the day walking, viewing birds and talking about them with people with similar interests.
The fifth thing you need to know about birdwatching is drawing. If you are interested in drawing or already know how, drawing a bird as it expands its wings to fly or sit quietly at the branch of a tree or feeding its young never gets old.