Like many people, I never paid much attention to the birds flying overhead or hopping around my lawn. Then, about a year ago, I attended a free “Birding 101” workshop hosted by my city’s parks and recreation department. And I’ve been hooked on backyard bird-watching ever since.
I know what you’re thinking: Birding is only for retired people with a lot of time on their hands. But that’s not true.
The demographics of birding are changing every year as more people take an interest in nature and the environment. Birding gives your eyes, ears, and brain something to do other than stare at your smartphone when you’re out and about.
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