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Six tips for birding by ear

Posted by Barbara Olson on

We have many Simple Ear customers who are avid bird watchers who use Simple Ear devices to help them hear better while birding.  We found this great article with 6 handy tips to bird by ear!  If you need a boost to your hearing, or just want an advantage to hearing those birds in the woods, check out our line of devices, and use those tips in this article. Happy Birding!   Two Cornell Big Day birders and a tour leader tell how they learned to identify birds by ear — and you can too! I arrived at Beaver Lake...

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Simple Ear Helps You Be a Better Birder

Posted by Barbara Olson on

 Ask any experienced birder, and they will tell you they rely most on hearing a bird to identify it more so than their ability to see it.  In the middle of summer, the forest often is thick with vegetation, and when birds are still, it becomes incredibly hard to spot them regardless of how bright their colors are.  Fortunately, even if they remain still, birds often will call to each other to communicate to other birds that they have spotted something in the woods, or to call a young one back to its parent.  Using their vocalizations to identify what...

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Birding By Ear

Posted by Barbara Olson on

Perfect-- Simple Ear gives you a boost in your hearing to listen to all the birds! Its springtime here in the northeast, and the migrants are coming through and filling the air with song, bringing us to today’s topic. When searching for birds, most beginning birders focus on the ‘watching’ part of birdwatching; looking for bright colors and trying to spot movements that reveal the presence of a bird. That is a very reasonable place to begin, but perhaps the main difference between novice and experienced birders is that skilled birders are much more attuned to finding birds by using their...

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