Birder's Guide

DEC 2014

Birder's Guide is the American Birding Association's newest publication. Each issue focuses on a key subject, providing tips from experienced birders on a wide variety of topics like Travel, Listing & Taxonomy, Gear, and Conservation & Community.

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5 December 2014 | Birder's Guide to Gear B i r d e r 's G u i d e t o G e a r December 2014 • Vol. 26, No. 4 Correspondence From the President Jeffrey A. Gordon From the Editor MichAel l. P. retter Articles What Makes a Good Field Guide? Birder's Guide posed this question to a variety of accomplished birders in the U.S. and Canada AMA r AyyAsh, sheridA n coffey, Ashli Gorbet, AnitA Guris, oscAr Johnson VillAseñor, ron ridout, Jennifer rycenGA, Alex WAnG Does a Girl Go in the Woods? sh A ron stiteler Traveling Light A Guide to Minimizing Birding Gear stePhAn lorenz Getting the Most out of Your Camera bill sch Moker Lightweight Binoculars A Review rAy ArnAudo On the cover: Wading in to the many choices of birding gear can be scary! Birder's Guide to Gear is here to keep you from sinking in too far and to help you with advice that you can depend on. Photo © Contents 8 8 12 18 24 28 34 12 18 34 24 28

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