Birds

How I repurposed a Blink camera to create the ultimate birdwatching camera

blinkcam birdcam 6

ARTICLE – My sister and I have recently become obsessed with birds when she opened her curtains one morning and saw two Baltimore Orioles on her suet feeders. She was so excited to see a new bird that she’d never seen before that it made me start birdwatching too. I began keeping an eye on …

How I repurposed a Blink camera to create the ultimate birdwatching camera Read More

Teach squirrels to leave your bird feeder alone with the Squirrel Boss zapper

squirrel boss

We have 2 large bird feeders in my yard that we’ve neglected to fill this year because last summer critters other than the birds, were eating the expensive seed as fast as we could keep the feeders filled. We have a large population of squirrels (and raccoons) in my area who think the feeders have …

Teach squirrels to leave your bird feeder alone with the Squirrel Boss zapper Read More

Birders’ paradise – Remotely capture beautiful photos of birds with your iPhone or GoPro camera

This bird feeder station from Kickstarter hides a camera inside so you can see and capture images and video of the birds that visit it.  The Bird Photo Booth is just an enclosure with macro and polarizing lenses included (others are planned for future release);  you have to put your iPhone, iPod touch, or GoPro …

Birders’ paradise – Remotely capture beautiful photos of birds with your iPhone or GoPro camera Read More

Hey That’s Neat

hey thats neat

This is actually a hummingbird feeder.  I thought it was neat because it doesn’t look like the standard plastic-y looking run-of-the-mill feeder.  It’s a little late in the season where I am to expect many visitors, but I found it at WallyWorld for about $12, but I also see it on the HomeDepot site and …

Hey That’s Neat Read More

Photograph your feathered friends with the Brinno BirdWatchCam

birdwatch cam

My sister and I used to be birdwatchers when we were kids. We even kept notebooks where we would write down the birds we saw and the times we saw them. We didn’t take pictures of birds back then, but the Brinno BirdWatchCam has me thinking about getting back into the hobby. It’s a motion …

Photograph your feathered friends with the Brinno BirdWatchCam Read More