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Monthly archives for January, 2009

C-Notes #10 – Photoblogs

C-Notes #10 – Photoblogs

CD 1000 Project – photoblog – Clay Taylor of Swarovski Optik has a photo blog and a quest to digiscope a thousand species of birds and other creatures. Called the CD 1000 Project, he has reached 55 species so far, mainly birds. His photos are an excellent promotion of nature’s beauty. Birdfreak’s Nature, Photography and […]

Phriday Photo – Spotted Towhee ...

Phriday Photo – Spotted Towhee Lifer

We were thrilled to hear about a Spotted Towhee hanging around in an open barn in the county next to ours. Since this is out of the range of this cool bird, it made us doubly happy to get a chance to photograph. Triply happy that it was a lifer!

White-naped Raven: An Example of Bird...

White-naped Raven: An Example of Bird-of-Mouth

bird-of-mouth: spreading information about birds, birding, and bird conservation through various forms of media. bird-of-mouth marketing: using marketing tools/methods to increase the speed and reach of information about birds, birding, and bird conservation. We coined these terms based off the well known marketing terms “word-of-mouth” and “word-of-mouth marketing” because spreading thoughts, ideas, and stories about […]

World Bird Sanctuary Live Raptor Show...

World Bird Sanctuary Live Raptor Show – Starved Rock State Park

This is the third time we’ve watched the World Bird Sanctuary’s live raptor show at the Illinois Audubon Society’s Bald Eagle Weekend, but this was by far the best for photography. First up was probably our favorite raptor in the world, the Harris’s Hawk. This is Sheldon and he flew over the crowd’s heads, causing […]

Illinois Audubon Society Bald Eagle W...

Illinois Audubon Society Bald Eagle Weekend 2009

This past Saturday we volunteered to work the booth for our local bird club, North Central Illinois Ornithological Society at the annual Illinois Audubon Society Bald Eagle Weekend. This is a recap of what went down. We’ll have some more detailed information in upcoming posts! Our booth was centrally located in the large gathering room […]

Bird Photography Weekly #22

Bird Photography Weekly #22

Bird Photography Weekly #21 is complete so join in on the action of the 22nd edition. Make sure to check out Nature Photography & Art!

Phriday Photo – Brown Creeper C...

Phriday Photo – Brown Creeper Closeup

Brown Creepers are a bit of a pain to photograph. They mock the camera with perfect camouflage and just when you have them in focus, they let out a shrill sound and zip to another hiding spot.

How to Add Custom Code Above the Comm...

How to Add Custom Code Above the Comments In Thesis

Thesis is the easy to use, highly functional WordPress coding framework that runs Birdfreak.com. This is a simple way to add custom code in a place where there is no hook designated for it: right before the comments begin. This tutorial is for Thesis Version 1.3.3. and will allow you to customize similar to what […]

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