November 2012
Bird Watcher's Digest;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p32
The article presents tips for birdwatching beginners to identify bird species by examining their shape and size. In birdwatching, reference species are used in comparing bird sizes and shape. Birders are advised to choose a common species to a given birding region as a reference. As a birdwatcher gains experience, assessing birds for their size and shape becomes a question of repetition and immersion.


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