The Facebook craze
of "Be like Bill" has spawned some amusing stuff. If you are a birder,
not a twitcher and not a so-called bird photographer then you too might
find this page vaguely amusing.
I can't pretend that this is completly tongue in cheek. I
probably mean most of it......
often do you see "bird people" with bincoculars these days? A whopping
great camera won't help if you can't actually find what you are looking
happened to finding your own stuff instead of following the crowd /
I've lost count of the number of times I've seen someone with a massive
telephoto lens have the bird they were after fly over calling without
A well known phenomenon. Are birders lazy, or do they opt to stay near
their car in case something good turns up somewhere else?
golden rule of nature photography - and the one that gets forgotten the
You have to be in it to win it. Perhaps the low light levels that are
not conducive to photography put a lot of people off? Or are is
everyone going soft?
OK with being a supressor. I don't need to put everything out there on
the internet. Espcially during cold periods when freezing conditions
force birds into situations where they are apt to be hounded by
photographers and year listers....
Is the list the be-all and
This one has to touch a nerve. I think we all know the feeling.
And a response to comments......a sad fact of life.