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FredMWaston123 wrote:
I recently got my girlfriend into birding, but I was surprised by the lack of quality beginner\'s guides online; every one I found was too ambiguous to actually help.

So, I decided to write my own guide! I made sure that it was centered on specific, actionable advice so that even without a mentor, anyone can get started with our favorite hobby.

Here you go!

Getting Started With Birding
An easy, comprehensive 3-step beginners guide to birding.

What is Birding?

Birding: The observation of birds in their natural habitats as a way of life hobby.

In this guide:

Step 1: Learn Birds Near You

Use the Merlin Bird ID app to study locally common species

Step 2: Gear Up

Acquire, adjust and practice using binoculars.

Step 3: Binocular

Find best binocular to watch birds to see their motion clearly.


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