Bird watching is one of the fastest growing recreation outdoor sport nowadays. In the U.S.A. and Europe, there is approximately thousands of group dedicated in biding. They may be small groups of friends or big organizations, but one thing is for certain, they share the same love for our avian friends.
A lot of people are getting interested into becoming a enthusiast or hobbyist. Since there are hundreds or thousands f species of bird worldwide, it gives every watcher a sense of freshness. They would be able to get a glimpse of the majestic rulers of the sky for a long time.
Aside from seeing different kinds of bird everytime, bird watching are also a delight to behold because of their different colours, being flashy and being impulsive and frisky that other wild creatures. Their songs are added reason why people enjoy bird watching.
Bird watching also has major contributions in the conservation of nature. There are registered bird watching clubs that make sure that they know which species of birds are threatened, infrequently seen, and the normal behaviour patterns and migratory paths of flocks of birds.
There are bird watchers who decided to opt for this sport, for different reasons like it’s relaxing, educational, easy to attract birds to your yard and quiet hobby.
You don’t have to be an expert to participate. You just need the ability to identify species by sight or song . Even if you are not able to identify the bird, you can still go ahead and enjoy birding. As you progress though, it will be natural to want to know specifically what type of birds you are looking at.
For several reasons, bird watching is relaxing. Watching bird pick seeds, bathe and flutter around has a slowing effect on our frazzled nerves. If the windows are open, their songs can be soothing and calming. Listening to the bird songs is like having a radio on. After a while, you will be able to identity birds by their sounds alone.
Since birds are everywhere, there is no hassle in getting hold or watching and feeding them. If you would like to do bird watching in your own backyard, you can put some feeders in your yard to get to see more flurry visitors around.
Bird watching is not that expensive. There are many locations where you can view birds without spending too much. You can observe avian species from your own house. If you would like to combine vacation with bird watching. There are inexpensive tours that you can get in with your family.
Not only are adults enjoying this recreational activity, children can also get involved in this activity. Since children love practical based activities, getting them involved with watching birds would not be that too difficult. Getting the children outside is another benefit. They would be able to hike a little, walk a little. One of the primary reasons for being overweight and obese are lack of mobility and exercise.
Children, as well as adults , will have a great time socializing with their peers. Experts say that socializing as much as possible can make a difference to a person’s personality. It can develop self confidence, self esteem and interpersonal communication and relationships. Bird watching is an activity where in you are surrounded by club members, people who share your enthusiasm.
With all these premise stated, bird watching proves to be beneficial as well as enjoyable.