Category Archives: Reviews


Grounbreaking rendering of the airflowing over the surface of the earth. This site is seriously worth exploring. It's magnificent.

See the weather in a whole new way

Savvy birders are meteorologically astute. They keep an eye out for what may be arriving with the next airmass, wrung out of the skies by an approaching front, or even…

Leica Booth - Tim Schreckengost

Liveblog – We’re at the Birding Optics and Gear Expo!

Bird Watcher’s Digest is hosting a free try-before-you-buy event, the Birding Optics and Gear Expo, at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center in Columbus, Ohio this weekend. I’ll be hanging out…

Leica Extender 1.8x on APO-Televid 82mm

First look: Leica Televid Extender 1.8x

We are excited to share an exclusive first look at a prototype of the new Leica Extender 1.8x for the APO-Televid scopes. As with all prototypes, it is likely that…


eBook Review: The World’s Rarest Birds

The World’s Rarest Birds by Erik Hirschfeld, Andy Swash, and Robert Still; published by Princeton University Press (April 2013). The World’s Rarest Birds began as an international photo competition held by…


Review: Ten Thousand Birds – Ornithology Since Darwin

There is nothing quite like going back to your roots. As avian enthusiasts, we have so much wonderful information available to us about birds that it can be convenient to…