Taking it to the birds
August 25, 2021
We’re not exactly birding hobbyists but we have kept track of a variety of bird species in the various places we have lived. We can share with confidence a number of common birds in our region, both permanent and seasonal.
Our first field guides were a delight...officially endorsed editions that later expanded to include flora and fauna as well as sea creatures and seashells. Moths and butterflies were the topic of yet another guide, each narrowing the range of characteristics leading toward a positive identification.
With the advent of personal computers, enthusiasts took the craft fo...