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The Joy of One-eyed Birding

2 years ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

I confess, this post has a trick title. I actually have two eyes that both function perfectly well, when corrected for near-sightedness. But there is an old quote I always carry with me when I bird: “In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king” .
I am, you see, only a mediocre birder. I never get up before 6 a.m., and I never bird on an empty stomach. I rarely bird more than an hour from my home, because my wife expects me back by 2 p.m. so we can spend the rest of our day off together. I don't own a blind or a tripod. My photos are just to help with IDs, and the good ones are...
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