Birds

Birdfy Feeder Bamboo review – easily observe feathered friends while they feed

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REVIEW – I haven’t been much of a bird watcher so far in my life, but I have always enjoyed related activities like hiking and visiting zoos and aviaries. We’ve also has a cheap bird feeder in our back yard intermittently for years, and I always like, seeing the different birds visit, so when the

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Soliom Hummingbird feeder camera review – Keep an eye on the hummingbirds that come to your feeder

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REVIEW – At the height of the pandemic when many of us were in lockdown, my sister and I became obsessed with watching birds.  I got the idea to repurpose an old wireless camera into a birdwatching camera and since then birdfeeder cameras have become a new category of gadgets. Now the Soliom Hummingbird feeder

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Birdkiss Smart Bird Feeder with Solar Panel review – AI tells you what kind of birds are visiting

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REVIEW – This is a smart bird feeder from Birdkiss. My plan was to document assembly and setup and then take it to the other side of the country and install it at my mom’s since she loves birds. That plan went out the window when I started using it. The birds showed up and

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Photograph your feathered friends with the Brinno BirdWatchCam

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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

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