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Why You Should Watch Birds

Posted by Matthew Rose on


When someone normally thinks of a bird-watcher, their imagination might take them to someone much older, dressed in all khaki, with a weird hat and binoculars; but don’t let your imagination end there. Birds are telling us a story, whether they are hunting, singing songs, or scavenging on carrion.   About a year ago I was inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, who is in many respects, the father of modern day conservation to learn more about birds.  Roosevelt had an incredible fascination with birds his whole life, he spent much of his free time as a youth observing and documenting nature. And after reading a few of his books, I found myself inspired to pay more attention to the natural world...

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