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Bird watching Tips
Be dressed in dark colour top and bottom
with a hat. dark green is best for tropical rain forests.
Pair of binoculars will be an advantage.
most of the birds are more active in the
morning and evening than sunny afternoons
walk in small groups (3-7) , but don't
try solo in wilderness areas.
canopy opens are more useful than dark
always follow the feeding flocks
specially in wet zone.
home garden is the best place for
beginners.. use safe place to feeding birds
bird calls are very useful for
use voice recorders to capture there
calls, compare with pre recorded bird calls to identify them
don't harm or disturb birds, their
habitats or nests.
use a field note book and sketch the
bird, use a good guide book for identification.
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