Are birders having an identity crisis

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Subject: Are birders having an identity crisis
From: Chris Brandis <>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:53:24 +0000
We found a camera, 20x  point and shoot, invaluable in IDing Cisticolas 
and Larks in South Africa as there are so many that are almost identical 
needing a lot of experience to know the specific ID for each.

Cheers Chris

On 19/01/2018 9:50 AM, Iain Campbell wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I wrote an article about the merging of photography and birding, and what
> it means to be  birder now. I used questionnaires for 230 birders to do
> this, and I analysed the results after also talking o a few participants
> with a please explain.  The article mentions new types of trips for the
> crossovers but is not a sales pitch. Take a look at the article on the link
> below and please tell me what you think, but read it first. We had 1800
> responses from facebook alone, but it was clear that some looked at the
> title and decided their view, ie "birders good, photographers evil" or
> "photographers good, birders jealous". Let's not do that here.
> Cheers,
> Iain

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